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The Bend at the Turn (of the Century)

The Bend at the Turn (of the Century)

| Tuesday, December 10, 2019

As the new year approaches and a new decade looms on the horizon, Scene looks at the recent events that best capture the feelings of the 2010s. Radical Fools, Almighty Loaves, all of them punks  By Mike Donovan, Scene Editor Free of plimsolls and pretense, a few from the read more

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ indeed

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ indeed

| Thursday, December 5, 2019

Despite having aired its final episode nearly 20 years ago, there’s something about “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” and its titular, real-life protagonist that seems particularly relevant today. Just last year, Oscar-winning documentarian Morgan Neville explored Fred Rogers’ life and legacy in “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” a poignant film that read more

‘The Irishman’ is an elegy for a genre

‘The Irishman’ is an elegy for a genre

| Thursday, December 5, 2019

“I heard you paint houses.” As far as introductions go, the way audiences meet Frank Sheeran in “The Irishman” doesn’t have the same ring as the opening line of “Goodfellas”: “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” Martin Scorsese’s 1990 masterpiece stands read more

In the age of streaming

In the age of streaming

| Wednesday, December 4, 2019

A lot — and I mean a lot — of good music was released in the 2010s. Genres were blended, stars were born and social media gave us all an up-close view of the action. But the decade also saw a massive shift in the way we consume music. read more