Gotta dance: 'Billy Elliot' at The Goodspeed has some moves

Liam Vincent Hutt as Billy Elliot with the cast of Goodspeed Musicals’ “Billy Elliot The Musical.” (Photo by Diane Sobolewski)

The musical features music by Elton John and plenty of inspired dance numbers.

The Replacements get a redo on the album that purportedly ‘ruined’ them

“Don’t Tell a Soul,” the first major album from The Replacements (from left, Slim Dunlap, Paul Westerberg, Chris Mars, and Tommy Stinson), is having a remake as “Dead Man’s Pop,” a new four-disc Replacements box set from Rhino/Warner Bros. Records. (Ebet Roberts/Redferns/Getty Images/TNS)

The album’s final mix — not of Wallace’s doing — was tailored to the sonic flavor of the day for radio purposes. It sounded dated even by the time 1999 rolled around.

Music Review: Brittany Howard shines in new solo album

Brittany Howard (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Music Review: Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard creates personal, provocative solo debut with 'Jaime'

‘Write my life’: A stranger’s plea inspired Alice Hoffman’s new novel

Novelist Alice Hoffman

“It” is Hoffman’s new novel “The World That We Knew,” and features one of her trademark elements — magic — in the form of a golem named Ava.

Review: Adam Lambert smooth as 'Velvet,' rough as rock on EP

Adam Lambert (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Music Review: Adam Lambert's superpower is a seemingly 25-octave voice that can be smooth as velvet one moment, and sharp enough to cut diamonds the next on new EP

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Bringing alewives back into Alewife Cove

Taking the time to enjoy — and protect and nourish — Alewife Cove.