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Some Very Tipsy Shakespeare On Tap in Davis Square

April 18, 2015
Faced Shakespeare featured

The conceit is simple, if baffling. A troupe of six actors presents a play by Shakespeare, while one of the actors is drunk. Very drunk.

Gov. Baker Reflects On His First 100 Days In Office

April 17, 2015

Gov. Baker’s first 100 days have involved some big surprises — many of them weather related.

Reputed Mobster Discussed Stolen Gardner Museum Artwork, Prosecutor Says

April 17, 2015
A law enforcement agent searches a shed behind reputed mobster Robert Gentile's home in Connecticut in May of 2012. (Jessica Hill/AP)

A federal prosecutor says Robert Gentile discussed the stolen paintings with an undercover FBI agent.

Fierce Compeition In The 119th Boston Marathon

April 17, 2015
Meb Keflezighi turns onto the last stretch before winning the 118th Boston Marathon, Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A look at the fierce competition among elite runners of this year’s Boston Marathon.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh On Marathon, City News

April 17, 2015
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Radio Boston, April 17, 2015. (Jesse Costa/WBUR

We hear from Mayor Marty Walsh about the Boston Marathon, the bombing trial, the city’s Olympic bid, diversity in city hall and more.

Quotation Of The Week: A Mother Forgives Her Son’s Killer

April 17, 2015
Ursula Ward

Ursula Ward delivered an emotional statement after a jury convicted former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez on a first-degree murder charge in connection with her son’s 2013 killing.

2015 Boston Marathon Preview

April 17, 2015
A worker adjusts lights on the photo bridge near the Boston Marathon finish line Thursday, April 16, 2015, on Boylston Street in Boston. The 119th Boston Marathon will be run on Monday. (Steven Senne/AP)

The 119th Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest, will be run on Monday. Alex Ashlock previews the race.

The Ballroom Thieves Steal Boston’s Heart

April 17, 2015
The Ballroom Thieves in the Radio Boston studio (from left to right: Devin Mauch, Martin Earley and Calin Peters). (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

We’re joined live, in the studio, by the Boston-based band The Ballroom Thieves, who are about to release their first full-length album.

Walsh Creates Office Of Olympic Planning To Examine Boston 2024 Bid

April 17, 2015
The Boston 2024 logo is displayed on a screen before a January news conference about the bid. (Charles Krupa/AP)

The city has hired a former Goldman Sachs analyst and associate to examine Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the mayor’s office announced Friday.

Massachusetts Court Upholds $63M Judgment In Motrin Lawsuit

April 17, 2015

The highest court in Massachusetts has upheld a $63 million judgment against the manufacturer of Children’s Motrin awarded to a family whose daughter developed a life-threatening disease after taking the over-the-counter medicine.

Parents Of Martin Richard Ask For No Death Penalty For Tsarnaev

April 17, 2015
This undated photo provided by Bill Richard shows his son, Martin Richard, in Boston. Martin Richard, 8, was among the three people killed in the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. (Bill Richard/AP)

The Richards say pursuing the death penalty “could bring years of appeals and prolong reliving the most painful day of our lives.”

Mayor Walsh Holds Public Safety Presser On Boston Marathon

April 17, 2015

Boston officials, including Mayor Marty Walsh, are speaking Friday about security measures being taken for the 119th Boston Marathon on Monday.

Week In The News: Hillary Is In, Iran Deal Details, Blackwater Sentencing

April 17, 2015
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio waves to supporters as his wife Jeanette joins him on stage, after he announced that he will be running for the Republican presidential nomination, during a rally at the Freedom Tower, Monday, April 13, 2015, in Miami. (AP)

Hillary and Rubio, in for 2016. Congress, in on the Iran Deal. And a Gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Clark Art Institute Collects On Its Super Bowl Bet With Seattle Museum

April 17, 2015
“Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast” (1970) by Albert Bierstadt.

Albert Bierstadt’s 1870 painting, “Puget Sound on the Pacific Coast,” is being unveiled Friday at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown. The bet won Clark a three-month loan of the piece from the Seattle Art Museum.

‘Too Small To Fail': Boston Still A Training Ground For Budding Comedians

April 17, 2015
Comedian Eugene Mirman, pictured here performing during the 2014 SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, is known for his roles on TV shows like “Flight of the Concords” and “Bob’s Burgers.” He’s back in Boston this weekend for the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. (John Davisson/Invision/AP)

Comedians with Boston roots are returning this weekend for the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival. Many comedians, including Mirman, began their careers training and bombing in Boston.

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