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‘DREAMstate’ Review: Boston Ballet Explores the Liminal

Boston Ballet's "DREAMstate" featured a triple bill of three stunning contemporary ballets: George Balanchine’s 1976 ballet “Chaconne,” Stephen Galloway’s world premiere DEVIL’S/eye, and Jiří Kylián’s 1996 “Bella Figura.”

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Lorde Concert Review: Pop Icon Brings Intimate Artistry to Boston

The “Green Light” singer didn’t set aside her older music — despite how much her sound has evolved over the years — but was rather spurred on by it.

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Artist Profile: Claud Just Wants to be Honest

“It's been a very grounding experience,” Claud said of their headlining tour, which stops in Boston's Brighton Music Hall on March 27.

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Wet Leg Concert Review: Boston Show Confirms They’re Ones to Watch

Despite their currently limited catalog of released music, Wet Leg put on a refreshingly dynamic and candid show.

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Clairo Concert Review: An Artist Comes Into Her Own

A lot has changed since Clairo last performed in Boston.

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Remi Wolf Concert Review: A Vibrant, Power-Packed Performance

Her impressive vocals and contagious energy sustained the show throughout — a refreshing performance from an artist sure to only grow in popularity.

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Artist Profile: Alana Haim Looks Ahead

Alana Haim doesn’t know yet whether or not she’ll keep acting, but it seems a career will be waiting for her if she does.

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Arts Vanity: (Short) Girls to the Front

I have been stuck behind a too-tall concertgoer far too many times to ignore the fact that, for someone coming in at five-foot-three inches like me, watching a general admission show from anywhere behind the first three rows is an endless battle.

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Wolf Alice Concert Review: A Dazzling and Powerful Homecoming

Wolf Alice’s Nov. 11 show at the Paradise Rock Club featured a striking set that showcased the band’s power over a stunning range of genres.

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From Governors Ball 2021: Saturday Sound Bites

Day two of Governors Ball saw the North-side rapper Aminé, electric alt-pop band Muna, rock band Bleachers, and indie pop singer King Princess.

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From Governors Ball 2021: Sunday Sound Bites

Sunday at Gov Ball featured indie folk artist Faye Webster, electro-pop songwriter Caroline Polachek, hip-hop singer Dominic Fike, and singer and rapper Burna Boy.

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Phoebe Bridgers Concert Review: An Irreverent and Debilitating Performance

Phoebe Bridgers' Sept. 27 Boston concert toed the line between heartbreaking and energizing, showcasing her brand of aestheticized nihilism.

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From Governors Ball: Billie Eilish is Unstoppable

Billie Eilish's performance at Governors Ball was virtually flawless, all but cementing her standing as an unstoppable force in the music world.

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From Governors Ball: Friday Sound Bites

At the start of this year's Governors Ball, fans were immediately greeted by the booming bass of punk band 99 neighbors.

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From Cannes: ‘Nitram’ is a Compelling, if Unsure, Look at the Makings of a National Tragedy

“Nitram” is undoubtedly a strong technical film, especially with Jones's lead performance. However, its convoluted relationship with mental health, and its self-confused goals of sharing the Port Arthur Massacre story still leaves it with plenty of room to grow.