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Week In Music

Monday — @Lupo’s, the Head and the Heart, Phox @AS220, Bastard Noise, Work/Death, Nyodene D, Humanbeast Tuesday — @Psychic Readings, Vomitface, bloodpheasant, 14 Foot 1, Pixels Wednesday — @the Met, Gang of Thieves, Phamily, Straight Up @AS220, Purple Honey, Groove Axiom, Jim Jams and the


‘Don’t Play With Me’ Opens At MWM

Today at Machines With Magnets — Don’t Play With Me. Don’t Play With Me: A show about objects for children that aren’t for children What will you see? – Dolls of all types that aren’t for playing… – Paintings, screen prints, dioramas, drawings… – and

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W. Kamau Bell At Fête Lounge

(12.6) Comedian Kamau Bell brings his ‘Oh, Everything!’ comedy tour to the Fête Lounge tonight. Kamau’s Oh, Everything! Comedy Tour promises to be a comedic attack on everything he can’t stop thinking about, including but not limited to homophobia, the ‘N” word, gentrification, his mixed

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Meridian Project Album Release Party

(12.6) At the Southside Cultural Center: Meridian Project is pleased to announce a special performance celebrating the release of “Dark Matter,” a new multimedia album exploring cutting edge research in dark matter detection. Dr. Jeremy Chapman, a recent graduate of Brown University’s Particle Astrophysics Group,

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December Galleries At AS220

Send the others home, we have our Ophelia. Don’t miss ‘100 Ways an Old Artist Can Die’ at the AS220 main gallery. Artists include John Kotula & Pop Icon, Munko McFunko, Wayne Quackenbush, Casey Weibust, Raymond Beausejour, Mariellen Dodge, Davey Langworthy, Debby Drew, Ariel Rose

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Downtown Boys At Lang’s

(12.5) We don’t send you out of town often but this looks like fun and we like Downtown Boys and we like Lang’s Bowlarama. And it’s free. Lang’s was opened in 1960 by Ed Lang and is run today by his grandchildren. They have been


Weekend In Music

Friday — @Fête Lounge, John Brown’s Body, Thr33 Piece Suit @the Met, Karma Killers, New City Ghost, Northernmost, Allston Police @Lupo’s, Fabolous, French Montana, Young Legend @the Parlour, Providence Wholebellies @the Spot, Kung Fu, the Primate Fiasco Saturday — @Machines With Magnets, Honeybunch, Working, String

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Demetri Martin At Vets

(12.5) You can’t not like this guy. Demetri Martin brings his “Persistence of Jokes” tour to The Vets on Friday. From ProJo. Martin was a writer for “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and a contributor to “The Daily Show,” where he appeared as “Senior Youth

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Craftland Holiday Party

(12.5) New address, same holiday tradition. During Craftland’s wee infant days, we had glamorous and festive opening parties to invite you all into the wonderland of light and craftiness created specially for you each year. We still aspire to that fresh warm blast of delight


Godless? So Am I

I will not use the editorial “we” as I don’t want to force my fellow Dosers into annoying conversations with family members over the holidays. And frankly I don’t even know what they think about religion because they never talk about it! Now there’s a

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‘Force Majeure’ At Cable Car Friday

Really looking forward to this one. The premise is exquisitely twisted. Force Majeure tells the story of a Swedish family on a pleasant ski vacation in the French Alps. During a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, a looming avalanche turns everything upside down. With diners


Fight Crowd Extras Needed

Or should I say background actors are needed to sit and cheer and boo. And you should probably practice doing that thing where you punch your fist in the air. Think you can handle that? Then sign yourself up at the “Bleed For This” website.

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Lydia Lunch At MWM

(12.5) No-wave, post-punk musician and avant garde spoken word artist Lydia Lunch will perform Horribly True Confessions, a text based multimedia performance with Weasel Walter on live drums, this Friday at Machines With Magnets. HORRIBLY TRUE CONFESSIONS combines the dynamic spoken word histrionics of Lydia

Artist: Belinda Gabryl

Foundry Holiday Show Opens Thursday

Time for the annual Foundry Holiday Show at the Pawtucket Armory. Dozens of artists will be selling ceramics, glass, fabric and fiber, painting, jewelry, metal, and photography. The show and sale runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday/December 5,6,7 and again December 12,13,14. Go here for hours. Seen

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Must-See Show At ArtProv Gallery

Do not miss Fresh Paint, the current exhibition up at ArtProv Gallery in the Jewelry District. Gallery directors have curated an eclectic group of artists most of whom work in fresh paint but also wood, and wire: Mary Jane Andreozzi, Judy Araujo Volkmann, Alecia Barry