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Jacques Pepin signs his book at “On Cooking and Painting,” a cooking demonstration and art show at Boston University Thursday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Chef Jacques Pépin cooks up live demo for Culinary Arts crowd

It’s 5:45 p.m. on Thursday evening and a sense of relative calm has settled in the […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
(From left) Michiel Huisman as Ellis Jones and Blake Lively as Adaline Bowman star in “Age of Adaline,” released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF LIONSGATE

REVIEW: “The Age of Adaline” dies before really living

For a movie about a woman who hasn’t aged since 1937, “The Age of Adaline” spends […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
“Jackrabbit” by San Fermin was released Tuesday. PHOTO FROM ANTARESIV/WIKIMEDIA

REVIEW: San Fermin’s follow-up “Jackrabbit” equal parts nightmare, dream come true

For a band with as unitary a vision as composer/lyricist Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s for his octet San […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel star in “The End of the Tour,” which opened IFFBoston on April 22. PHOTO COURTESY OF JAKOB IHRE/THE SUNDANCE INSTITUTE THE END OF THE TOUR

REVIEW: IFFBoston begins with “The End of the Tour”

After the initial announcement in late 2013 that James Ponsoldt would be making a film about […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Russell Crowe stars in "The Water Diviner," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF WARNER BROS. PICTURES

REVIEW: Hard to divine purpose of “The Water Diviner”

One hundred years ago, the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) landed on Gallipoli, a […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
“Kindred” by Passion Pit was released Tuesday. PHOTO FROM ARIELLERUBIN/WIKIMEDIA

REVIEW: Passion Pit’s “Kindred” lets in light

There’s an old tradition in pop music that Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos has made his personal […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Bérénice Marlohe as Arielle and Anton Yelchin as Brian star in “5 to 7,” released April 13. PHOTO COURTESY OF WALTER THOMSON

REVIEW: Vapid “5 to 7″ doesn’t score much higher

Victor Levin’s film “5 to 7” is titled appropriately, considering the mediocrity of the plot. Although […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Muse
“Foil Deer” by Speedy Ortiz was released Tuesday. PHOTO FROM SPEEDY ORTIZ/FLICKR

REVIEW: Speedy Ortiz’s “Foil Deer” picks up the pace

A band’s second album is always a challenge — the “sophomore slump” looms. It is often […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Nick Kroll, Caleb Paddock and Matthew Paddock star in “Adult Beginners,” released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF RADIUS

INTERVIEW: In “Adult Beginners,” Nick Kroll finds himself one

While Nick Kroll may not be a beginner in the world of comedy, his new film […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Massachusetts legislators filed bills in January 2014 to limit or ban contracts restricting employees from working for competitors. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Liberating their labor, businesses opt not to non-compete

Massachusetts legislators have spent the last seven years debating non-compete agreements, which prevent employees from taking […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness