| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Smoked, baked into carrot cupcakes, vaporized: more people, even straight-laced ones, indulge in cannabinoidal activities than ever, although you might not be able to tell anymore. It's traditionally been either a solitary activity -- especially...
| Apr 9, 2012
In 2006, Greta Gerwig was living in Logan Square, making her first movie (Joe Swanberg’s “LOL”) and fighting off a heat wave.
“We didn’t have air conditioning,” she recalls, “so we had to just put a bowl of ice...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 12:20 PM
Start the holiday weekend with a trip to Manchester's Main Pub this Friday to hear the McLovins, the youthful Connecticut trio who's frequently namechecked by their musical idols (Phish, Tom Marshall, others). Who knows, after all, how long we'll continue...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Little Feat was founded by guitarist Lowell George (who died in 1979) and keyboardist Bill Payne (who remains in the band) in 1969 after George was fired from Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention. (Some say he was fired because Zappa thought he needed to...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The electronic dance music, or EDM, revolution has officially reached the Peninsula. Staff at Hampton Coliseum announced Wednesday that Pretty Lights and Bassnectar, two of the genre's big names, will perform there Dec. 28 & 29.
Tickets go on sale 10 a....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Nov. 24, 8 p.m., $35-$50, Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 20 Greenwoods Road West, Norfolk, (866) 666-6306, infinityhall.com.
Years before anyone used the word "jamband," Connecticut’s Max Creek was one of the only acts in the area...
| May 24, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Since 2001, the unofficial kickoff of the summer concert season in the Chicago area has been the Summer Camp Music Festival at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Ill. In each of those 11 years, including this weekend, the headliner has been moe., a...
| Sep 7, 2012
Dear Amy: My sister-in-law and her partner have taken some time off work to travel around the country and are frequent overnight visitors at our home, which has become their base camp.
On each visit they stay for several nights and get caught up on...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Artist J.P. Jacquet (right) worked with the band Phish on a number of large sculptures that they took on tour. Painter/illustrator Bud Cook (left) got a degree from Rhode Island College and has illustrated work for Dark Horse and Image Comics. They...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Landing a spot 50 feet from the outdoor stage is a summer-concert coup.
But what if the headliners are the Jackhammers, real-life pneumatic tools blasting 95 decibels toward your eardrums?
Music to your ears? Of course not. You're already packing up,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:36 AM
At an open-air studio in Rishikesh, India, Allison Korycki fell in love with yoga, participating in her first class as monkeys hung on the doors of the classroom. Now, the 25-year-old Korycki, who lives in Charles Village, is the director of operations at...