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Ursula K. Le Guin Stands up for the Arts

Ursula K. Le Guin Stands up for the Arts

Ursula K. Le Guin, who has been called “America’s greatest science fiction writer”, passed away this week at the age of 88. Before her death, she spoke to Portland’s Street Roots. In this conversation, she voiced her support for a free press, arguing that is liberty in action – something that terrifies those who want

Moe Pope: BMA Winner and Hip-Hop Vet is Ready to Rock Boston Calling

Photo: Chris Rocco Moe Pope would love to rap about money, girls, and drugs, but over time, as he has watched injustices like police brutality toward unarmed black men go unpunished, it became clear to him that STL GLD, a collaboration between him and Cambridge-based producer The Arcitype, needed to strive for something bigger than

World’s Only Curious George Store Negotiates Deal to Stay in Harvard Square

The World’s Only Curious George Store’s desire to stay in Harvard Square has been granted after negotiations with the new landlord of the building were completed. Store owner Adam Hirsch was unsure if the shop could stay in the area once Equity One Inc. bought the building and announced it would be raising rents. Early

From Recovery to Revolution: Russell Brand talks addiction and recovery

Photo by Louise Haywood-Schiefer The Big Issues of the United Kingdom and Australia have gone Russell Brand daft in recent issues. In this conversation from a church in central London, the eccentric actor, writer, comedian and activist talks with a group of Big Issue vendors about what drives their addictions and how they overcame them.

Book Review: The horror of ‘IT’ holds up

Pocket Books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.; 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020; Published in 1986 and Republished in 2016. “It” a book by Stephen King, demanded to be republished because of its powerful horror, which is personified by a supernatural being that becomes Pennywise the Clown. It, the creature,

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