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Dance
7:46 am
Sat May 16, 2015

American Ballet Theater Turns 75

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Performing Arts
7:46 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Amy Poehler On Vinyl Designed To Catch Eyes Along With Ears

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Performing Arts
7:46 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Boston Pops Gives The Audience What It Wants

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Book Reviews
6:03 am
Sat May 16, 2015

The Gates Of Liavek Are Open Again In 'Points Of Departure'

When I'm feeling low, there's a city I like to visit. This particular city is contained within a handful of shabby 1980s paperbacks around which I coil as protectively as a dragon around her hoard (though the city in question contains no actual dragons): The city of Liavek.

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Book Reviews
4:43 am
Sat May 16, 2015

Will 'The Familiar' Kill The Novel? No, But It Comes Close

Ariel Zambelich NPR

For five minutes, I thought this was it — the novel that was going to kill the novel. The book which, finally, was going to bridge that psychological, ideological and semantic gap between the fusty old books of our grandparents' age (just a bunch of words on paper representing characters, plot, action logically progressing to a known and comprehensible conclusion) and the mythical books of our future (which would have none of this, being composed exclusively of smells, or written on lasers or whatever).

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