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Thurs. 10/27/11
Artistic Dir. Mikko Nissinen Marks Tenth Anniversary With The Boston Ballet

Artistic Dir. Mikko Nissinen Marks Tenth Anniversary With The Boston Ballet
Mikko NissinenSince he took the reigns as artistic director of the Boston Ballet a decade ago, Mikko Nissinen has molded the company into a compelling and dynamic home for classical and contemporary works alike. Nissinen joins us to discuss the new season, which will include a staging of the greatest love story of all time: Romeo and Juliet.
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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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