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This weekend's picks for City Arts Fest, version 1.0

Now that summer’s officially 86’d, it’s time for the inaugural (hereafter annual?) City Arts Fest, which takes over our fair city this upcoming Wednesday – Saturday {Oct. 20th – 23rd}. Laden with an impressive lineup at venues far and wide, CAF is catering to more of the mini-SXSW feel that makes these ‘festivals’ enjoyable — […]

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A double shot of ticket giveaways: She & Him and Cat Power {more tix!}

We were given another set of tickets for each show to giveaway, so everyone has another chance to see one of these fab shows for free. See updated entry deadlines below. There’s so much amazing show options swirling around, many of us are on overload with our red warning lights blinking.  One reason this month […]

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More Cat Power covers forthcoming

Less than a year after releasing Jukebox, Cat Power's second album of mostly other people's songs, Chan Marshall and company decided that they still haven't gotten that out of their system and are planning on releasing another covers album this December. This is a double, 10 inch EP called Dark End of the Street. The album will […]

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I'm Not There Soundtrack

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It's been quite a couple of weeks for I'm Not There. First, Cate Blanchett earned a nomination for best supporting actress for her rendition of a young Dylan. And then later that day we learned of the untimely death of one the film’s amazingly talented stars, Heath Ledger.  I’d love to write about the whole […]

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Cat Power @ The Orpheum – Boston, MA

Show Date: February 7, 2008

For anyone who has just emerged from years of indie isolation, Cat Power is the name used by recording artist Chan (pronounced Shawn) Marshall. She is notorious for odd behavior, crippling stagefright, and a complete disregard for standard professional performance practices. Many people attend Cat Power shows hoping for something strange, awkward, or at least […]

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Jukebox

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When Cat Power covered the Rolling Stones’ “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” in 2000, it was, and remains, my favorite reinterpretation of any song. The only thing remaining from the original version of the classic is most of the lyrics. Instead, the song was slowed down, Mick Jagger’s swagger was absent (and so is the […]

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Cat Power's "Jukebox" Details

Pitchfork has been revealing all the details of Cat Power's upcoming covers album as they've been getting them and from the looks of things, I may already have my favorite record for 2008. Earlier this week they gave us the tentative track list and cover image: 01 Teme From 'New York, New York' (Kander/Ebb; popularized by […]

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