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Wednesday, Feb. 23
NY Fashion Week Round-up

The color red, leather and lace, metallic trousers, long skirts, and decidedly androgynous looks. Those are the fashion trends coming your way this fall and winter, according to Boston Globe style writer Christopher Muther spent the better part of the past two weeks, in a sea of flashbulbs, applause and a-list celebrities covering Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. He joins us to dish about the hits, misses, surprises and disasters he witnessed on the runway.
Check out some of Christopher’s fashion week dispatches:
  At Fashion Week, reds and other warm hues fill fall/winter 2011 collections 
  The big chill at Fashion Week
  Winding down at Fashion Week
  Invention takes the wheel 
  Fashion designer rides celebrity wave
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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