Henry M. Cowles

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In the Heart of the Moon: Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté

In the Heart of the Moon Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté (Nonesuch) 4.5 Stars My first experience with Toumani

Sally Forth, Young Men

Abe: I got so damn pumped when I saw the trailers for the new Elijah Wood movie. It’s called “The

Shakespeare Comedy Finds New Love at Mather

If you’re itching for a good time, then Mather seems like the place to be. Particularly if you’re in the

Choosing Dates With Diplomas

Victoria Hoffer, a graduate of McGill and Yale Universities, found dating after her 1995 divorce to be excruciatingly banal. “The

'Family Guy’ Creator Strikes Again

The Pope: Are you sure this is Boston? Peter Griffin: Yeah, it’s Boston. See look, there’s Harvard. The Pope: That’s

Oldham Unleashes ‘Wolf’ at MFA

Last Sunday, a vast sea of flannel poured into the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). The woodsman’s beards and thick-rimmed

PopScreen: Feel Good Inc.

A society of futuristic ape-like creatures sit brooding in a dark, rusty tower circled by helicopters and visited by a

MFA Lures Hipsters with Underground Sounds

At first glance, the Museum of Fine Arts seems one of the least likely venues for cutting-edge indie concerts. Many

Sebadoh Head Implodes Folk

“Put your ass on the line like you used to, motherfucker.” Heard at a concert, these words might suggest a

ARTSMONDAY: S. Asia Takes the Agassiz

Boisterous and serene, traditional and modern, humorous and meditative: Ghungroo 2005 was all of the above, and is definable by

Slowcore Pioneers Low Born Again

Low’s music, which bears similarities to Elliott Smith, the Red House Painters and Radiohead, is a perfect mirror to the