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From Red Sox Nation, Some Thanksgiving Trivia

At this time of year my most sincere thanks are aimed at the readers who peek into this corner of the paper on a regular basis, hoping to get...

WellGen’s Cutting Edge: Old Time Cures

When people say, “You are what you eat,” they intuitively sense the strong relationship between food and human health. Over the last several years these folk understandings have been...

Paring Down ‘A Christmas Carol’ to Pure Dickens

The holiday season is the time when every theater pulls out their festive productions to lure families to the theater. For some it’s “The Nutcracker,” but most often it’s...

Review: ‘The Glorious Ones’

Improvisational theater was not, as some may be inclined to think, born in Chicago. This art was born in Italy during the 16th century and performed by touring troupes...

Review: ‘Nobody’s Perfect’

Continuing its tradition of celebrating the holiday season in “the non-traditional way anticipated by Off-Broadstreet Theater patrons,” the theater is this year is presenting a wacky comedy, Simon Williams’s...

Mommy Is Just One Part Of ‘Me’

‘One day, not so long ago, my oldest daughter asked em if I was glad that I had children. ‘Of course!’ I responded instantly and with a hint of...

Find Out What a Violone and a Theorbo Can Do

‘We like to do theatrical projects and we like to do Monteverdi; that’s our calling card,” says Gwendolyn Toth, founder of the 20-year old early music ensemble Artek. The...

Interchange

Phil Town, author of “Rule #1: The Simple Strategy for Successful Investing in Only 15 Minutes a Week,” (Three Rivers Press, 2006/2007, $14.95) is a keynote speaker at the...

Elections & the Internet

Ever since the Clinton-Gore campaign used a primitive version of the Internet to keep in contact with staff members in 1992, it seems that every successive election gets labeled...

Survival Guide

Thursday, November 15Innovation at XeroxStart dreaming. No, no, bigger. To get to the beginning you have to go past the point where things still sound plausible. That’s where creativity...