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‘Horns’: Mysterious growths get Radcliffe (fore)heading back into the supernatural

‘Horns’: Mysterious growths get Radcliffe (fore)heading back into the supernatural

This olio of small-town melodrama, CSI shenanigans and otherworldly weirdness never finds even keel, maybe because Alexandre Aja doesn’t really do dark, sardonic comedy.

After ‘Red Pencil’ brings her to Sudan, talk brings author Pinkney here tonight

After ‘Red Pencil’ brings her to Sudan, talk brings author Pinkney here tonight

A talk with author Andrea Davis Pinkney – such as tonight’s – is likely to be as inspiring a literary time as one could imagine.

Baffler’s revealing of notes on depression and 45 years of treatment calls for a party

Baffler’s revealing of notes on depression and 45 years of treatment calls for a party

The latest issue of journal The Baffler has an utterly conflicted release party coming Thursday to Inman Square: a celebration of chronic depression.

Dead-on match of music, ‘Mass Mex’ food makes for two perfect Dias de los Muertos

Dead-on match of music, ‘Mass Mex’ food makes for two perfect Dias de los Muertos

The raucous gourmets at Cuisine en Locale are experts at pairing — meals with entertainment, and meals with holidays such as the Dias de los Muertos.

What happened to America? ‘Unwinding’ author Packer gives answer Wednesday

What happened to America? ‘Unwinding’ author Packer gives answer Wednesday

The New Yorker’s George Packer talks about the new America in his ‘The Unwinding’ and at a free lecture Wednesday at Lesley University.

Klezmer Music Festival: ‘Circus of sound’ joins ‘whirlwind of a band’ at Regattabar

Klezmer Music Festival: ‘Circus of sound’ joins ‘whirlwind of a band’ at Regattabar

Regattabar’s second annual Klezmer Music Festival would be considered modest – it’s only two bands – if the two bands weren’t so big on their own.

Save your comedy questions for the end of Tuesday’s second Stand-Up Sit Down

Save your comedy questions for the end of Tuesday’s second Stand-Up Sit Down

The Stand Up Sit Down returns with three comedians – and a chance to ask those comedians about their joke-writing and artistic process and material.

Monday reading: Ryan’s ‘Truth Be Told,’ Flora’s true crime comes to Porter Square

Monday reading: Ryan’s ‘Truth Be Told,’ Flora’s true crime comes to Porter Square

Boston reporter and thriller author Hank Phillippi Ryan is coming with the latest in her Jane Ryland and Jake Brogan series, and Kate Clark Flora is with her.

‘John Wick’: Russians wrong their hitman, lighting the fuse that brings big explosion

‘John Wick’: Russians wrong their hitman, lighting the fuse that brings big explosion

Keanu Reeves, directed by two stuntmen, leads an all-star cast in a refreshingly straight-up, chin-out, no-punches-pulled action flick.

‘Birdman’: Michael Keaton’s super return to screen has plenty of unexpected virtues

‘Birdman’: Michael Keaton’s super return to screen has plenty of unexpected virtues

Keaton, who not-so-coincidentally played Tim Burton’s “Batman,” is back as an actor swooping around the line between art, commerce, sanity and fantasy.

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