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In Theater, The Huntington unveils Carol Mulroney.
In "Connecting Points" at Zeitgeist, sex workers at Wellesley, and the PRC Benefit Auction at BU.
Camille Dodero attempts to get as much information as possible out of Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the band who's riding the anti-hype wave to popularity.
James Parker on the oddly appropriate alliance between Jello Biafara and the Melvins.
Kurt B. Reighly on the maturation of ADULT.
Michael Freedberg spends some time with the oddly imposing Carl Cox.
Lloyd Schwartz on Levine’s American program, Jens Georg Bachmann, Ben Zander, and H&H’s Dido.
In Cellars By Starlight, James Parker talks to kitchen-sink rockers Sunburned Hand of the Man.
In Giant Steps, Jon Garelick checks out the Either/Orchestra.
In Out: Elisabeth Donnelly bowls with Franz Ferdinand.
Sarah Tomlinson has notes on a new Hannukah project from Guster's Adam Gardner.
In Circuits, David Day gets the story on the latest from Grizzly Bear.
In Download: Matt Ashare opens up his promos box.
Live reviews of:
The Fiery Furnaces, Franz Ferdinand, and the (International) Noise Conspiracy.
Also, short reviews of: