Music: John Butler brings ‘Home’ to Boston

 John Butler’s latest album, “Home,” released on September 28, has been hailed as his most personal collection yet, but that doesn’t mean he’s turned away from the social and ecological issues that permeated his previous work. And the extraordinarily dynamic musical foundation of Butler’s music is still impossible to resist. The John Butler trio headlines The…

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Does Dr. Ablow work with substance-dependent patients?

Yes. Dr. Ablow has worked with patients who suffer with alcohol dependence, as well as dependence on marijuana, cocaine, opiate pain medications and heroin. He has achieved extraordinary success helping these patients rid themselves of addiction. The post Does Dr. Ablow work with substance-dependent patients? appeared first on Dr. Keith Ablow. Originally posted 2018-08-03 22:01:06….

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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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Music: New documentary, album and tour on tap for legendary singer-songwriter Eric Andersen

Eric Andersen has the kind of fascinating life story that could fill hours of conversation, but he’d much rather talk about what he’s doing lately and what’s coming up. What’s coming up is a national tour with a pair of backing musicians, violinist Scarlet Rivera and percussionist Cheryl Prashker, which touches down at City Winery in…

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LISTEN: The Beer For Everyone Project tries Athletic Brewing’s non-alcoholic beers

He thinks there’s a beer out there for everyone. She thinks he’s nuts. We’ll find out who’s right in The Beer for Everyone Project. This week, Norm and Nicole try non-alcoholic beer. Originally posted 2018-11-17 00:11:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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‘Little House’ finds a forever home in Lanesville

For Lanesville resident Ross Burton, the vibrant pages of his aunt’s stories have stayed with him long past his childhood.“This Little House shall never be sold for gold or silver and she will live to see our great-great-grandchildren’s great-great-grandchildren living in her,” he read from Virginia Lee Burton’s 1942 book, “The Little House.”Now Burton is…

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BFF’s: In ‘Solid Seasons,’ Walden Woods curator explores Thoreau and Emerson’s deep friendship

LINCOLN – The deep and affirming bond between Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson comes alive once again in “Solid Seasons,” Jeffrey S. Cramer’s revelatory new book about New England’s most influential literary friendship.The two improbable friends’ inspiring words of support, intellectual exploration, and even love, soar from their letters, journals and essays with…

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Ariel Castro ‘was not born a predator, he became one’: doc

I have written before that there is no original evil left in the world; everyone is just recycling pain. Ariel Castro was, of course, wrong when he claimed, bizarrely, Thursday that there was “harmony” in the house where he kept three women hostage, repeatedly beating and raping them. But he was correct when he stated……

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First Aid Kit takes cues from rock royalty for latest album

First Aid Kit has had such a meteoric rise since their days of busking on the streets of Stockholm, it shouldn’t be a surprise that some of the tunes on their latest album, “Ruins,” allude to dislocation.Sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg grew up in the Stockholm suburb of Enskede, where they were firmly determined not…

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Can CBD help treat depression?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound that comes from the cannabis plant. It is gaining popularity as a natural treatment for many mental health conditions, including depression. Learn more about CBD for depression here.

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NORTH SHORE BOOK NOTES: ‘How to Be a Good Creature’

Sy Montgomery is one of us, one of those people who respects animals and who intuits the depth of their intelligence, psychology and emotional range. Despite how distraught she became when her animals died, she found perspective. In her struggles, she brings herself and her readers through the dark times. She can’t help herself. She…

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