Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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State of Grunge-achusetts

In 1988, Black Francis, Joey Santiago, Kim Deal and David Lovering joined forces to record the Pixies’ first full-length studio album, Surfer Rosa (4AD), and planted the seeds for grunge rock.’ Kurt Cobain himself claimed he ‘was basically trying to rip off the Pixies’ while writing the grunge anthem ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit.’

I don’t eat fish tacos

Having grown up in Chicago with an authentic Mexican restaurant usually always somewhere in my five-mile radius, my quest to find satisfactory Mexican food in the city of Boston is seemingly never ending

Yankee Wields a Violin Bow, Winning Boston Hearts at the BSO 

World famous violinist Joshua Bell performed his final performance on the Boston Symphony Orchestra stage Tuesday night with Brahms’ ‘Violin Concerto in D, Opus 77.’ The symphony brought power and the performances were accented by incredible harpists, clarinetists, flautists, percussionists and of course, violinists.

What’s Cookin, Good Lookin?

The kitchen hardly held the two skinny college students silently staring at a wriggling bag on the counter. The water in the pot behind them finally came to a boil. ‘Are you sure you want to eat it? We already named it,’ Emerson College senior Kendra DeMoura said to her boyfriend, Boston University senior Chuck Gerrior.

Caribbean Courtship

His hands blur as he beats the rhythm on the food court table in front of him: right-left-right-right, left-right-left-left. The drummer, 66-year-old Michael ‘Toby’ Tobas, who once toured with Calypso icon Harry Belafonte’s band, looks up and smiles, ignoring the glances he draws from other diners.