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  • Unheard song from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury released

    Unheard song from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury released

    A previously unheard and unreleased song by the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury was released Thursday

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  • 'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020

    'Hunger Games' prequel novel coming in 2020

    APNewsBreak: Suzanne Collins has a new 'Hunger Games' novel coming out, a prequel set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy

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  • Investigation begins into supposed voice of Frida Kahlo

    Investigation begins into supposed voice of Frida Kahlo

    Researchers at Mexico's National Sound Library say Frida Kahlo's voice may have finally been unearthed

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  • MFA hiring outside counsel to investigate racist incidents during school visit

    MFA hiring outside counsel to investigate racist incidents during school visit

    “We came to the decision that an investigation by an external party could provide greater objectivity and clarity.”

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  • A guide to Cooperstown for Red Sox Weekend

    A guide to Cooperstown for Red Sox Weekend

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame is hosting a Red Sox Weekend July 6-7.

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  • A 'Downton Abbey' exhibition is coming to Boston

    A 'Downton Abbey' exhibition is coming to Boston

    "This is a way you can touch and feel the show."

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  • Interactive drip art and handcrafted ice cream will pop up at the ICA this summer

    Interactive drip art and handcrafted ice cream will pop up at the ICA this summer

    Catch Dan Lam's otherworldly installations while sampling Steve's Ice Cream.

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  • What you'll find on the 38 stops along the Massachusetts Whale Trail

    What you'll find on the 38 stops along the Massachusetts Whale Trail

    You can brush up on your Massachusetts whale knowledge this season.

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  • After MFA incidents, 'dismayed and disheartened' city councilor calls for inclusion hearing

    After MFA incidents, 'dismayed and disheartened' city councilor calls for inclusion hearing

    "Too many of these institutions’ visitors of color are often viewed with suspicion, treated with contempt, or even taunted with racial slurs," Councilor Kim Janey said.

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  • This Boston couple just donated $15 million to ‘help create the next Ken Burns’

    This Boston couple just donated $15 million to ‘help create the next Ken Burns’

    “I’d like to see there be not another Ken Burns but maybe 10 other Ken Burnses."

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  • Tony winner Alice Ripley to star in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ at North Shore Music Theatre

    Tony winner Alice Ripley to star in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ at North Shore Music Theatre

    Ripley will make a return to “Sunset Boulevard’’ 25 years after appearing in the show’s original Broadway cast.

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  • MFA shares update after racist incidents reported during school visit

    MFA shares update after racist incidents reported during school visit

    “We understand that our work is far from done and that we have a long way to go.”

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  • ‘Hamilton’ tickets to go on sale in Providence June 8

    ‘Hamilton’ tickets to go on sale in Providence June 8

    Missed your shot at the Boston production? Looks like you’ll have another chance to be in the room where it happens, and soon.

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  • 10 things to do in Boston this weekend

    10 things to do in Boston this weekend

    BosTen is your weekly guide to events and cool happenings in and around Boston.

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  • After racism uproar, MFA bans two visitors, pledges to change protocols

    After racism uproar, MFA bans two visitors, pledges to change protocols

    The Museum of Fine Arts said Friday it was banning two visitors who made racist comments to Dorchester middle school students last week from its grounds, while pledging to change its protocols for...

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  • These 6 free concerts will grace the Esplanade this summer

    These 6 free concerts will grace the Esplanade this summer

    The concerts will be held July 17 to August 21.

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  • Live updates from Boston Calling 2019

    Live updates from Boston Calling 2019

    Check out what people are saying and sharing from the musical festival throughout the weekend.

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  • Producers cancel the worldwide premiere of 'Magic Mike the Musical' in Boston

    Producers cancel the worldwide premiere of 'Magic Mike the Musical' in Boston

    They "don’t feel the musical is ready for production," according to a press release.

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  • A school says students were subjected to racist remarks and profiling at the MFA. Read the museum’s apology.

    A school says students were subjected to racist remarks and profiling at the MFA. Read the museum’s apology.

    “Last week, a number of students on an organized visit encountered a range of challenging and unacceptable experiences that made them feel unwelcome.”

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  • ‘Jagged Little Pill’ announces original Broadway cast

    ‘Jagged Little Pill’ announces original Broadway cast

    Inspired by Alanis Morissette’s hit album of the same name, “Jagged Little Pill’’ is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus.

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