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Coakley, Brown, Win the Race to the Primaries

December 9, 2009 by


By Jacqueline Onorato Martha Coakley, Massachusetts’ Attorney General, won Tuesday’s Democratic primary election for the US Senate seat left by the late Ted Kennedy. State Senator Scott Brown won the GOP easily against Jack E. Robinson. Coakley and Brown will run against each other in the final special election on January 19. (Editorial note: Jack […]

Sleep No More: Punchdrunk’s U.S. Premiere

November 6, 2009 by


by Laura Adrien British theater company Punchdrunk, in association with American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), makes its United States debut remounting its production of Sleep No More, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth through an Alfred Hitchcock lens. The Old Lincoln School in Brookline has been transformed into a multi-floor cinematic and theatrical expanse, making the space […]

Iowa Supreme Court Abolishes Same-Sex Marriage Ban

April 3, 2009 by


By Jacqueline Onorato The Iowa Supreme court declared the same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional on Friday, becoming the third state behind Massachusetts and Connecticut to allow same-sex marriages. “The decision strikes the language from Iowa Code section 595.2 limiting civil marriage to a man and a woman. It further directs that the remaining statutory language be […]