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A Sunday well spent

Sunday night is usually an optimal time to finish the work that the rest of my weekend didn’t allow time for, and it’s the only time to catch up on rest before another week races away. But this past Sunday night was not a time to be at home, even if it was only 15 […]

Martay gets active

Gabriella Martay Williams, or Martay, as her fans know her, is nobody special. She lives to be forgotten, hoping to be remembered only for her message. This communiqué, emanating out through the soothing synthesizer melodies of her rap and R&’B tracks, aims to elevate her Celestial King, God. On Feb. 4, Martay launched her first […]

STAFF EDIT: Economy tough on Spirit

It’s a dark day for space NASA announced last week it will deem the Mars Spirit rover, companion to Opportunity, a stationary research station after attempts to free it from deep sand proved unsuccessful. And in his budget proposal for fiscal year 2011, President Barack Obama announced he would be cutting funding for space exploration, particularly that allowing a potential return to the Moon. But desperate times call for desperate measures. We’re in a recession, and unfortunately $18 billon over five years is the maximum amount of money Obama is willing to spend on space programs through NASA. And we’re OK with that.

Toro Y Moi glows with Causers of This

The freshest face in the burgeoning chillwave/glo-fi genre, two ridiculous names for a dreamy take on lo-fi pop music, is Toro y Moi, whose debut album Causers of This was released Tuesday on Carpark Records, former home of Beach House and Dan Deacon.

Marshall’s brings fresh to Fenway

The Farmer’s Market is usually a great way to stay loyal to local purveyors, small businesses and better produce, but in Boston, the dilemma comes with schizophrenic weather patterns. Marshall’s Fenway Farm Stand, which opened in late November, is housed in an old Goodyear Tire Retread store, safe from both the elements and any (still) bitter Red Sox fans.