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Thursday, September 22, 2011

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The night before Nevermind

Bullet LaVolta's drummer on opening for Nirvana in Boston on September 23, 1991
It was no accident that, the night before Nevermind came out -- September 23, 1991 -- Nirvana chose to play Boston.
By: TODD A. PHILIPS  |  September 22, 2011


Photos: Kostas Seremetis's ''Ready…Steady…Go!'' at the Fourth Wall Project
Fourth Wall Project | September 10–October 23, 2011
Photos: Scenes from the opening of the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art
From the grand opening of the Museum of Fine Arts's new wing
The hipster Harry Potter
Colin Meloy’s fake children’s book isn’t for children at all
Their cheating hearts
Literary Lites
Young Adulteration
Kid lit, cultural literacy, and the rise of books that are fun to read


A mushroom of one's own
The woods around Boston are full of fantastic fungi — if you just know where to look
Review: The Field Pub
'Tis the season for warming up with pub grub
Speed eating match


Photos: Freedom Rally 2011 at Boston Common
Mass Cann/NORML's annual Freedom Rally | September 17, 2011
Slideshow: A year of ''Meet the Mayor''
Term limits? Those are for losers. Here are the 12 Foursquare mayors who hung onto their turf
The Anti-Vax Vaccine
Big Fat Whale


Review: Killer Elite
Narrative confusion
Review: A Dolphin Tale
Not much of a splash
Review: Happy, Happy
A familiar tale of adultery
Review: Moneyball
The game's plays are numbered
Review: My Afternoons with Margueritte
Twisting the "lonely child, clean old man" formula
Review: Straw Dogs
Rod Lurie's new version of the Peckinpah classic


Clap Your Hands Say Yeah | Hysterical
Red General Catalog (2011)
Das Racist | Relax
Greedhead (2011)
Evidence | Cats & Dogs
Rhymesayers (2011)
Kasabian | Velociraptor!
RCA/Columbia (2011)
Photos: Tree play the 22nd Annual Freedom Rally
Boston Common | September 17, 2011
The night before Nevermind
Bullet LaVolta's drummer on opening for Nirvana in Boston on September 23, 1991
Twin Sister | In Heaven
Domino (2011)


A jolly good biomass mess
Letters to the Boston editors, September 23, 2011
A Statesman Too Late?
John Kerry heads to work on the debt ‘super committee’ with his usual earnestness and high hopes — despite the circus that surrounds him
Uncovering the sins of Joe McGinniss
Don't quote me: Vision quest


Crossword: ''Juggler's Blues''
So much can go wrong

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