Spoken word, indeed!

By Kara Noonan Freedom of speech, politics, punk rock, Sri Lankan death metal, and world travel were just some of the topics that Henry Rollins covered during a spoken-word performance last month at Somerville Theater. Speaking for three hours without… Read More ›

Authors face their fans

By Kara Noonan Book lovers of every age came out on March 11 for a panel discussion featuring the author of “The Spiderwick Chronicles,” Holly Black. A great many people turned up in the basement of the Brookline Booksmith and… Read More ›

Metalheads make some noise

By Jarrett Lehman Metalheads, rejoice – Iron Maiden is coming to a city near you! The heavy-metal band will be playing a North American tour to promote their newest studio album, “The Final Frontier,” due for release late this summer…. Read More ›