Globe film critic Ty Burr’s Hollywood trivia quiz
The first mainstage concert of the Boston Early Music Festival was also the North American debut of Mozart’s own violin and viola.
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Being a smoker is an increasingly lonely path in America, and particularly on college campuses, where a growing list of schools are taking a no-tolerance stance toward cigarettes.
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Philanthropy at the most generous time of the year.
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Build a flexible, festive wardrobe with these holiday separates.
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The struggle to predict — and preserve — the architectural landmarks of tomorrow.
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Hallie Ephron offers reviews of “Once Upon a Lie’’ by Maggie Barbieri; “Shoot the Woman First’’ by Wallace Stroby; and “Drawn into Darkness’’ by Nancy Springer.
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Selectmen have conditionally appointed two police officers to fill vacancies on the force, according to Town Administrator Michael McCue. Both men — Brian T. Timulty of Braintree and Manuel J. Valenzuela of New Bedford — are veterans, McCue said. Timulty served in the Army and Valenzuela was in the National Guard. After medical screenings, the two will attend the next Police Academy in Plymouth and then be sworn in as full-time officers. “We welcome these two men to our department and hope they have a long successful career here,” Selectman Chairman Frank Hegarty said in a press release.
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Area residents are invited to participate Saturday in the annual Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Westborough Woman’s Club. The fund-raising tour will feature five beautifully decorated homes. Refreshments will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Congregational Church, at Church and West Main streets, and the homes will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 , and can be purchased at the church on Saturday, or in advance by calling 508-654-3762 .
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Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich have to send a message to the Browns’ Jason Campbell that he’s in for a long, cold day.
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Feature stories by their numbers.
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Offering ever greater levels of luxury amenities and exclusivity, theater owners hope to lure more customers away from their Netflix, movies on-demand, and giant HD TVs.
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As Martin Walsh prepares to take over at City Hall, he has made joint appearances with Mayor Thomas Menino to study the art of leading citizens in carols and countdowns.
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December means winter, and it’s here, whether we like it or not.
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In 1989, when Bill Weld and his erstwhile rival Paul Cellucci decided to run as team for the state’s corner office, it was a political masterstroke. Weld was a promising but relatively obscure candidate for governor, with the distinction of having lost 349 of the state’s 351 cities and towns in his run for attorney general 12 years before. Cellucci was a well-regarded state senator, who in the lieutenant governor’s spot brought legislative experience and a certain ethnic credibility to the ticket. Since candidates for the two offices run independently in the primary, teaming up was an unorthodox move, symbolizing the reformer spirit of both candidates. “When you ride into Dodge to clean up the town, you don’t ride in alone,” Weld said at the time.
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The approach to the cumbersomely titled show relies primarily on a straightforward reproduction of the original, albeit delivered with an affectionate wink.
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