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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.
Stevens sings of forgiveness, family on ‘Carrie & Lowell’
Written in the wake of his mother’s death, Sufjan Stevens’s devastating new album is a beautiful elegy to loss and grief and the ways we process and move beyond both.
State senator brings back students’ hawk bill
The unsuccessful bill brought by a group of New Hampshire fourth-graders to name the red-tailed hawk as the state’s official raptor is back.
Police use iPhone app to find stolen purse, alleged thief
Police used an iPhone app to track down a thief after he stole a woman’s purse in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, police said.
Tuesday’s business agenda
The Olympics, behavioral economics, and more notable events and things to know.
Creating win-win experience is key for nonprofits, volunteers
“WE NEED the conversation that Sacha Pfeiffer has sparked with her article.” — Lynn Margherio
Support is available to help forge successful partnerships
“Charities can understandably feel overwhelmed by idealistic companies that want to make a difference in an afternoon.” — Lori Tsuruda
When you tally the hours, donated service amounts to a valuable resource
“The 65,000 hours of donated service each year equate to 30 full-time employees.” — David B. Waters
As Olympic Games are weighed, let’s be clear on ballot question process
“Very few understand how the process for a statewide vote on the Olympics would work.” — Evan Falchuk
Patriots take a look at linebacker Rolando McClain
McClain had a solid season with Dallas last year after a stormy tenure with the Raiders.
Brookline teen gets call to play in Cliburn competition
Amir Siraj will be one of 24 young pianists in the world who’ll compete in the inaugural Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition.
Huntington season to feature works by Sondheim, Wilson, Akhtar
Huntington Theatre Company’s 2015-2016 season will include a Stephen Sondheim musical and a starring role for Nick Offerman of “Parks and Recreation.”
Parents’ absorption in mobile devices can take a toll on kids
Much has been made of kids’ use of devices and how much screen time is too much. Far less has been said about parents as the offenders.
Edward M. Kennedy Institute aims to inspire
The institute is a reminder of everything the Senate was designed to be — and everything it can be again, the senator’s widow writes.
Boston schools’ language barriers persist
The violations are so widespread that the school system is concerned federal agencies might head to court to force compliance.
Officer shot in Roxbury improving after surgery
John Moynihan was listed in stable and improving condition and expected to leave intensive care in the coming days.
Invoking Warren can work wonders
In the parlance of online marketing, Senator Warren generates clicks. She doesn’t just boost e-commerce, she creates it.
Tsarnaev’s defense team set to start making its case
As early as today, the jury — and all of Boston — could start to hear an explanation of why the Tsarnaevs set off the bombs at the Marathon.
Boston 2024 tries to overcome some slips at starting block
As organizers focus on a 19-month battle to win support, they are aware they need to avoid any more political pitfalls.
‘Cancer’ an unblinking look at the enemy
The film is an unsentimental and clear-eyed portrait of what is called “one of the most significant challenges in our history.”