OPINION: Cannabis munchies are a gift and a curse

Watch any movie with a stoner character and chances are they are depicted as spaced-out losers with no ambition. Red eyes, scraggly appearance and locked onto the couch, these cartoonish characterizations are no longer relevant — as many professionals and brilliant thinkers are consuming cannabis daily.But there is one behavior displayed by these characters that…

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10 of the coolest libraries in America

February is National Library Lover’s Month, and there are so many reasons to love your local libraries.They provide much-needed services to the communities they serve, you’ve got a world of knowledge at your fingertips and, often, they provide really cool places to hang out while you read, work or socialize.Here’s a roundup of 10 of…

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Indian Ranch launches summer concert series

WEBSTER — As might be expected given the calendar, things are astir down on the “ranch.””It’s a busy time of the year around here,” said Suzette Raun, president of Indian Ranch.The 2019 Yuengling Summer Concert Series at Indian Ranch’s outdoor amphitheater on the shores of Webster Lake got underway with a performance by country star Lee…

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Queen Latifah to headline Boston Pops July 4 concert

 The Boston Pops will embrace royalty at its annual Fourth of July concert on the Charles River Esplanade.Oscar-nominated actress and singer Queen Latifah is scheduled to join conductor Keith Lockhart and the Pops for the traditional concert and fireworks spectacular.Folk singer Arlo Guthrie and two “America’s Got Talent” contestants, Amanda Mena and the Texas Tenors,…

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Music: The sun is rising on singer/songwriter Sophie Auster

Sophie Auster seems to be poised for stardom, with the vocal ability of a jazz singer, the knack of writing music with the edginess of rock, yet the catchiness of pop and the sensuality of soul, and the look of a trend-setting fashion model. There are a spate of videos of her songs online where she…

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Valentine’s Day 2019: Two great recipes for dinner at home

Valentine’s Day is one of the few days of the year I intentionally opt out of dining out.There are good restaurant experiences to be had on Cupid’s holiday, of course. But to me, an essential part of a romantic dinner is the ability to linger over it, and that’s often challenging on such a popular…

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Young guitarist Baxter Hall premieres his trio at Franklin’s Black Box

He’s only 19, but guitarist Baxter Hall has already lived an incredibly busy musical life. His accomplishments will be on full display when the Baxter Hall Trio makes their official debut at The Black Box in Franklin on May 24.A native of Jamaica Plain, who moved with his family to Millis when he was 5,…

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LISTEN: The Wicked Kitchen Witches go apple picking

In episode three, join the Wicked Kitchen Witches – Chris Stevens, Nell Escobar Coakley and Jennie Oemig – as they venture out into the orchard at Connors Farm in Danvers to take part in some pick-your-own fun.The ladies all picked out a half-peck of apples, then went to their separate kitchens to make something delicious…

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Waltham musician Linda Marks organizes Women in Music Gathering

When the Women in Music Gathering Showcase gets going at the Burren in Somerville on Nov. 18, there will be 11 women onstage, each of them ready to perform a couple of songs, many of them ready to back up others on instruments or in voice. The event marks the first time this alliance of…

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Music review: With guitars blazing, Ocean Alley soars

 For that not-so-insubstantial subset of rock fans who savor guitar sounds, the Australian sextet Ocean Alley is a (relatively) new outfit you have to hear. Three of the musicians are guitarists, and the way lead singer Baden Donegal, Mitch Galbraith, and lead guitarist Angus Goodwin weave their guitar lines together, along with keyboardist Lach Galbraith,…

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Courteney Cox Revisited Her Friends Apartment and We Couldn’t Be Any More Nostalgic

The cast of Friends might not (ever) be ready for a revival of the series, but that doesn’t mean they don’t get as nostalgic for the beloved sitcom as we do sometimes.Over the years, the stars […] Originally posted 2019-03-22 00:05:23. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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