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Several Massachusetts ballot questions may have fallen by the wayside this week after action by the Supreme Judicial Court and state lawmakers.
A Harvard brain scientist who studies trauma in children is warning of lasting damage to the young migrants who've been separated from their parents at the border.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQZ1akOwalo New York's Village Vanguard may come closer than any other club to embodying the spirit of jazz. For nearly 30 years, the guardian of that spirit has been the Vanguard's formidable impresaria, Lorraine Gordon. Gordon, a jazz champion since her teen years and one of the music's female pioneers, died Saturday at the age of 95. The cause of death was complications from a stroke she suffered on Memorial Day, said Jed Eisenman, the longtime manager of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUZ2sOYHucs The Women's March and # MeToo movement have helped raise the volume for women's voices across the country. But one place where women still struggle to be heard is in America's symphony halls. Take a look at which composers the top U.S. orchestras are performing in the upcoming season, and you will find some surprising disparities. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will be presenting some 54 composers throughout its 2018-19 season. Want to guess how...
When a man with two guns was spotted on a Northampton, Massachusetts, middle school campus, the police responded perfectly. No one was hurt. Best-case scenario, right?
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Recently, I decided to revisit my youth and go to a Dead show. For the uninitiated, Dead & Company includes a few original members of the iconic '60s band The Grateful Dead, plus a few other musicians. The last time I was among that much tie-dye was in the 1980s, when I was a college student following the Dead around the Bay area. And I will admit — because I’m pretty sure there's a statute of limitations — I was not unfamiliar with the pungent haze wafting through the lawn seats, nor the marijuana-laced baked goods being offered to the crowed.