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Boston Comic Dana J. Bein on His First Comedy Albums and Why They Still Count

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 09.25.2015 | Comedy
Sheila Moeschen

Like any other comedian, Boston-based stand-up comic Dana J. Bein is ruled by "the hustle." Comedy's DYI culture makes it easier than ever to create and share content. There is no reason to wait -- for agents or network deals.

Recognizing This Potential Demands Action

Pioneers for Change | Posted 04.12.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

I never thought that I would work within education. If someone would have asked me 10 years ago about such a career choice, I am fairly convinced I would have said that is not for me.

'Killer on the Keys'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.05.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When it comes to pianists, only one -- goodness gracious! -- is a great ball of fire. I refer, of course, to Jerry Lee Zezima.

The More They Rehearse, the Better They Fall

George Heymont | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Most creative talents have a professional bag of tricks they like to employ in the course of creating art. From alliteration to asymmetry, from pointilism to pizzicato, these gimmicks help startle an audience and add to an artist's personal style.

First Nighter: Mark Nadler's Outstanding, Outrageous 'Crazy 1961'

David Finkle | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
David Finkle

When the amazing Mark Nadler performs, I never fail to find myself thinking about the talent/luck equation. If x (talent) + y (luck) = Big Star, how are x and y measured?

Strangers in Strange Lands

George Heymont | Posted 02.25.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

While the playwright has an interesting point to make, The Internationalist demands a tremendous amount of work for a very limited return on investment.

Maybe Classical Music Isn't Dying

Howard Kissel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

Some time ago, while looking at old newspapers from 1954 in the morgue of the Daily News, I spotted, next to the article I needed, a tiny item telling...