Best Arts & Entertainment in Boston 1992

Arts

1992 Best Architecture, New

Two signs of relief. One: Post Office Square no longer resembles an overturned canister of Tinker Toys, as it did during the long construction period. Two: The New park, which...

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Arts

1992 Best Art, Retail

Lauer picks through junkyards to create the thought-provoking , often humorous window displays at Jasmine and Sola, in Harvard Square, and at North Beach Leather in Copley Place (among other...

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Bars

1992 Best Bar, New

At last, a new fun bar for adults. Fortunately, it’s long enough to accommodate all the peopole who really matter...

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Entertainment

1992 Best Tour

The number 1 bus (Dudley) takes you through a cross section of the Hub from Harvard Yard to Dudley Square, and offers breathtaking views of the Charles Basin. It’s a...

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Music

1992 Best New Talent

Oh, how we wanted to hate her when her mother injudiciously gushed over her in the Living section of the Globe. But Mom is right. Hatfield the younger, who released...

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Music

1992 Best Music Venue, Small

Best now, with its mix of jazz and international music in its back room. And better this fall, when the owners expand into the enormous basement space below the restaurant...

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Music

1992 Best Jazz Club

Known to jazz addicts simply as the Willow, this club is inelegant, tiny, and out-of-the-way, yet accessible to big- and small-name musicians alike. jazz was born in dumps like this...

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Music

1992 Best Jazz Band

Drummer George Schuller and reedman Matt Darriau co-founded Orange Then Blue in 1984 and have since been credited with inspiring a boomlet of “small big bands.” Anyone who has enjoyed...

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Music

1992 Best Band, Local, Cutting-Edge

They can churn out music that sounds intensely tortured one minute, gently sentimental the next. Maybe it’s just us, but is Evan Dando (the group’s lead singer and guitarist) brilliant,...

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