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Sam Adams Brewer Jim Koch On The Business Of Beer

May 20, 2016, 3:38 PM
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Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer Company, which brews Samuel Adams Beer, tastes a glass of Boston Lager at the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Jim Koch, founder and brewer of Samuel Adams, on the lessons he’s learned over the years running a successful craft beer business.

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Mayoral Candidate John Connolly

October 31, 2013, 11:35 AM
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Just a few days left on the campaign trail for mayoral candidate John Connolly. (Elise Amendola/AP)

With less than a week to go before Boston elects a new mayor, candidate John Connolly joins us in the studio to talk about his vision for Boston, and to answer your questions.

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At The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston-Area Muslims Reflect On The Quran

August 22, 2013, 3:47 PM
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Qur'an in a leather satchel, Northern Nigeria, Late 19th century, Denman Waldo Ross Collection (Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Rare and ancient Quran pages are on display at the Museum of Fine Arts right now, in an exhibit called “Sacred Pages: Conversations About The Quran.”

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Crime-Fighting Computer Code from Cambridge Police and MIT

August 13, 2013, 3:50 PM
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A computer algorithm may be the key to solving notoriously difficult home break-ins. (Matthew S. Gunby/AP)

Could a computer algorithm help police catch a thief? Police in Cambridge are hoping the answer is yes.

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Boston’s July 4th Celebration May Strike A Different Tone

July 02, 2013, 2:18 PM
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Fireworks explode over the Charles River and the Boston skyline Monday, July 4, 2005. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Security will be much tighter this year than past years, with a bigger police presence, increased surveillance, and many more rules about what you can and can’t bring on to the Esplanade.

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And Now It’s Her Turn: Aoife O’Donovan Debuts Solo Album

June 07, 2013, 2:29 PM
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Aoife O’Donovan and Fionnuala O’Donovan in the Radio Boston studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

For years, Aoife O’Donovan fronted Crooked Still, a band she helped form in 2001 at the New England Conservatory. But now, it’s her turn to go it alone. On June 11th, she releases her debut album “Fossils.”

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Classical Music Fans, Take Note: Rachmaninoff Wrote Operas, Too

June 06, 2013, 1:17 PM
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World famous Russian composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff plays for his granddaughter Sophie , in New York, USA, Nov. 15, 1927. (AP Photo)

When you think of Sergei Rachmaninoff, the Russian born composer, maybe you think of his epic piano works, maybe his symphonies. But opera?

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The National, Fun, Dirty Projectors Play Boston In New Music Festival

May 23, 2013, 1:50 PM
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Andrew Bird performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, April 14, 2012, in Indio, Calif. (Chris Pizzello/AP)

Nineteen acts will take over City Hall Plaza this weekend in the first Boston Calling Music Festival. Many are saying the event is a Vitamin D shot for Boston’s music scene and City Hall Plaza itself. We preview the bands and talk to some of the organizers to peek behind the scenes.

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One Month Later: Reflecting On The Boston Marathon Bombings

May 15, 2013, 3:01 PM
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One month after the bombings, I still can’t stop thinking about what happened that day. And know I’m not alone.

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The Chameleon Arts Ensemble Takes On The 20th Century

May 15, 2013, 2:53 PM
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The Chameleons. (Photo by Susan Wilson)

The magic in music — whether it be transforming notes from devilish to delightful, or the sheer, dream-like quality of early 20th century compositions — that magic is at the heart of the Chameleon Arts Ensemble’s 15th Anniversary Season Finale, titled “Mystic Moons and Dream Music”.


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