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Menino strives to bring forth cultural renovation in Boston

Mayor Thomas Menino showed his devotion to the arts yesterday with a new plan to expand Boston’s resources for cultural affairs. The plan follows through on the citywide assessment of the arts he made last April. “I stand firm in my commitment to the cultural community, and today’s announcements further my objective of bringing their […]

Say I Love You on February 14

It may seem strange, but I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, now playing at the Stuart Street Playhouse (formerly known as the 57 Theatre), may actually be a great way to spend Valentine’s Day for both singles and couples. Following the progression from courtship and dating to dealing with in-laws and growing old together, […]

Kennedy aims to increase purchasing power of minimum wage with bill

Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) introduced the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2001 yesterday, which would raise the national minimum wage by $1.50 in three increments over the next two years. “The minimum wage is one of the fundamental federal workplace protections,” Kennedy said. “Yet too often in recent decades, Congress has allowed the purchasing power […]

Flying juggling brothers get smart

Hang onto your balls and clubs, the Flying Karamazov Brothers have brought their latest juggling comedy show, “L’Universe” (pronounced “Looneyverse”), to Boston. This time, they’ve teamed up with the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Insititute of Technology to bring an interactive, technological aspect into their juggling mix. “L’Universe” takes a multi-media look at cosmology and […]

In search of an end

MIT is hard. It accepts only the best of the best and the brightest of the bright, and its academic environment is one of the most demanding in the world. The administration of the school feels that accepted students have already proven themselves as capable individuals by meeting admission requirements, and therefore employs policies that […]