March 26, 2014

Adding Your Voice: A New Open Source...

We're trying a new feature out. Notice that little button on the left hand side of your screen that says "send voicemail." Each week we'll...| More
March 24, 2014

Gustavo Dudamel: Stardust from El Sistema Heaven

This is how we make music in Gustavo Dudamel’s world: intense focus, intense fun together. For 60 minutes or so, El Sistema-trained teenagers from public...| More
March 17, 2014

The Armor You Have

If you come to see the emblem of the police department of your small town on the door of a giant armored truck, you'll have...| More
March 3, 2014

Snow and Ice in the Hub

Our photographer friend, Michael Lutch, has sent us a number of memorable images of Boston that have hung over our site as banner photos since...| More
February 3, 2014

From the Archives: Orhan Pamuk and his...

On the way to Herbie Hancock’s opening Norton lecture at Harvard, “The Wisdom of Miles Davis,” we’re remembering Norton feasts of old, a series that has...| More
January 28, 2014

Pete Seeger in 2000

In 2000, Chris interviewed the legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, who died today at 94. Here is Pete Seeger on “The Connection.” As Chris noted...| More
January 14, 2014

Tasty Reading: Shatz on Gopnik on Teachout...

Here’s the LRB‘s wise and worldly Adam Shatz with a corrective take on Adam Gopnik‘s lazy New Yorker review of Terry Teachout‘s regrettable biography of...| More
January 8, 2014

On Pope Francis:

For people who like homework, here’s my essential on-line reading list on Pope Francis: A Big Heart Open to God: The Pope’s wonderfully expressive, open,...| More
January 2, 2014

Happy New Year friends!

2014 begins for us with a new radio show on WBUR. Call it a Boston conversation with global attitude. On Thursday nights (and rebroadcast on...| More
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