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Formerly occupied by Cutty’s, a pop-up sandwich shop in Brookline, Bagelsaurus opened its first brick and mortar on Oct. 23 in Porter Square. PHOTO BY LAURA PORECCA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Former pop-up Bagelsaurus opens brick and mortar in Porter Square

Not all dinosaurs are extinct. In Boston, the Bagelsaurus is alive and well. Housed on Massachusetts […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Keanu Reeves plays a retired hitman making a comeback in "John Wick," released Oct. 24. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID LEE/LIONSGATE

REVIEW: Deliciously ridiculous “John Wick” showcases star Keanu Reeves at action-packed best

After watching the trailer for “John Wick,” I knew the film would have to work pretty […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Bibimbap is a rice dish made up of meat and vegetables and topped with a fried egg. PHOTO BY BROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Bibim serves up Americanized take on Korean barbecue

Bibim doesn’t look like any other Korean restaurant in Allston. Oak tables, wicker furniture and faux-incandescent […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Allston Rock City Hall, a proposed live venue in community artist space Studio 52, was never opened due to issues with permitting and zoning. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Red tape records: How large venues and legislation are quieting the Boston music scene

Boston, the home of sites like hyperlocal music blog Allston Pudding, institutions such as the Berklee […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Ben Schnetzner as Mark, leader of the "Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners" movement during the 1984 U.K. miners strike, in "Pride." PHOTO COURTESY OF CBS FILMS

REVIEW: True story of “Pride” celebrates collective human experience

The footage of the 1984 U.K. miners’ strike shown in the establishing minutes of “Pride” gives […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Alison McCartan, Victor Shopov and Gillian Mariner act as Daphna, Liam and Melody in the SpeakEasy Stage Company production of "Bad Jews" at the Calderwood Pavilion. PHOTO COURTESY OF CRAIG BAILEY/PERSPECTIVE PHOTO

REVIEW: SpeakEasy Stage Company argues issues, origins in “Bad Jews”

Who’s to discern the difference between a good Jew and a bad Jew? Joshua Harmon, a […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan play reconnected high school sweethearts Dawson and Amanda in "The Best of Me." PHOTO COURTESY OF RELATIVITY MEDIA

REVIEW: “The Best of Me” mixes best, worst of Nicholas Sparks

When it comes to popular opinion, Nicholas Sparks is binary code. Whether talking about his novels […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Director Justin Simien talks with actress Tessa Thompson on the set of "Dear White People." PHOTO COURTESY OF ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

INTERVIEW: Director Justin Simien “bobs and weaves” around perceptions in “Dear White People”

Justin Simien, the director of “Dear White People,” given a limited released Oct. 17, really wants […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Steven Ellison, known by his stage name, Flying Lotus, performs at the Paradise Rock Club Friday. PHOTO BY JAKE DMOCHOWSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

REVIEW: Electronic musician Flying Lotus brings strong visual performance at Paradise Rock Club

Multi-genre music producer, electronic musician and rapper Flying Lotus took the audience at the Paradise Rock […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Adam Sandler and Rosemarie DeWitt play a troubled married couple, Don and Helen Truby in "Men, Women & Children." PHOTO COURTESY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

REVIEW: Expansive attempt at social critique falls flat in “Men, Women & Children”

Before it left our solar system forever, the Voyager 1 probe spun around and took our […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse