Sharp script and a versatile cast add color to Lyric’s noir-ish ‘City of Angels’
“City of Angels,’’ now at Lyric Stage Company of Boston under the energetic direction of Spiro Veloudos, is a clever but uneven musical.
Eating ham at Easter dates back to at least sixth-century Germany
While the rest of the world celebrates with lamb, salty-sweet slices of cured pork have become the tradition in America.
Recipe for scalloped potatoes and celery root
Ham goes with scalloped potatoes the way peanut butter goes with jelly.
Recipe for roasted asparagus with miso butter
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Lighter meals replacing traditional Passover menu
In some Jewish homes, the perennial gefilte fish, matzo ball soup, brisket, and potato kugel are sharing menu space with fresher fare.
Recipe for matzo granola with walnuts, coconut, and raisins
When bread and cereals are cleared from the house during the extended Passover holiday, breakfast becomes a more challenging meal.
Recipe for roast chicken with fennel and orange
If you don’t want to use fresh fennel, substitute half a green cabbage and shred it, or 3 medium carrots and 3 stalks celery (each cut into 2-inch lengths).
Scale, detail, bravado in Adams show at Gallery 224
“Life, or Something Like It,” a new exhibition of more than 1,000 ceramic pieces by Christopher Adams, mimics nature’s tendency to diversify under favorable circumstances.
Batiashvili, Lewis sound in perfect accord at Jordan
Performing music by Schubert and Beethoven on Sunday afternoon, the violinist Lisa Batiashvili and the pianist Paul Lewis proved ideal partners.
‘Woman in Gold’ feels like a reproduction
An earnest, acceptable, and dull dramatization of how Maria Altmann got the Austrian government to return Gustav Klimt paintings.
John Fish is Boston 2024’s main force — and its liability
If you really want the Olympics to come to Boston, you have to be asking yourself: How do you solve a problem like Fish?
T.S. Eliot’s old summer home may become writers’ retreat
Eliot spent his formative childhood summers in a wood-shingled, seven-bedroom seaside house on Gloucester’s Eastern Point.
Tsarnaev’s lone-wolf portrayal an opportunity for defense
Studies show these attackers are often emotionally vulnerable and can be converted to a new cause rather quickly, experts say.
Lowered prices create bidding wars in hot housing market
Around Greater Boston, some real estate agents employ a tactic that seems counterintuitive in a sellers’ market.
Focusing on boy’s death, US rests in Tsarnaev trial
With Martin Richard’s parents in court, a medical examiner detailed his fatal injuries while jurors wept.
MBTA learns from other cities after rough winter
The T’s interim GM told lawmakers the agency made “eye-opening” discoveries when it compared its practices to peers.