Local comedian Jimmy Tingle isn’t in it just for the laughs.“I wanted to figure out a way to use entertainment for purposes larger than entertainment,” said the Cambridge-based... 6 hours ago | Boston Herald
A lot of games invited players to take aim, take flight or take a leave of their senses this year. Here are the 10 best games of 2014: 1. The patient indie game “Kentucky Route... December 27, 2014 | Boston Herald
Hub bands Tall Heights, the Ballroom Thieves and Darlingside spent the past few years redefining folk. Or is it Americana? No, that’s not right. New age/Appalachian fusion?It’s... December 26, 2014 | Boston Herald
When your band’s frontman and close friend dies too soon, thinking about fate can be a dark thing. But it’s hard not to think fate didn’t have a hand in connecting former Morphine... December 26, 2014 | Boston Herald
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Renowned jazz clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, who led the way on his instrument in the transition between the swing and bebop eras, has died at the age of 91, his... December 26, 2014 | Boston Herald
Duke Ellington said, “There are two kinds of music: good music and the other kind.” Be it rock or jazz, klezmer or Christmas carols, the rule applies.Because I limit myself to... December 19, 2014 | Boston Herald
This holiday season ace Boston guitarist Lyle Brewer decided to give us a gift. He's recorded a sweet and stirring version of "Silver Bells."But Brewer wants something in return.... December 19, 2014 | Boston Herald
Nobody demands Katy Perry be a baller. When Drake shows his sensitive side, girls swoon and guys (mostly) give him a pass. But Nicki Minaj catches hell for being too soft and too... December 18, 2014 | Boston Herald
Up-and-coming rapper Bobby Shmurda has pleaded not guilty to gun and narcotics charges in New York.Shmurda appeared Thursday in court, where a judge ordered him held on $2 million... December 18, 2014 | Boston Herald
These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit — as well as where to put the poo bags.Creating on-trend outfits is a whole different animal for pet fashion... December 17, 2014 | Boston Herald
Nick Lowe, the Jesus of Cool, bringing his Christmas review to town on the first night of Hanukkah ... what an amazing concept.What an amazing show. December 17, 2014 | Boston Herald
If I'd known Stu Dietz of Parks would be changing keys during the solo on "Sweater Weather," I wouldn't have asked him in -- I can't do that stuff. But I'm glad I did. Somehow we... December 17, 2014 | Boston Herald