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The Original Pink Power Ranger Is Screening a Short Film in Boston
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For many children of the ’90s, Amy Jo Johnson – better known as Kimberly the original pink Power Ranger – was their first TV star crush.

While her days of beating up Putty Patrollers are long gone, Johnson has since traded in her morpher and pink spandex for more grown-up gigs and is now a budding writer and director. The Cape Cod native is set to kick off this weekend’s Boston International Film Festival with a screening of her short film Lines on Thursday night. More

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How to Survive Record Store Day Without Looking Like a Poser
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Record Store Day is upon us this Saturday, April 18. A yearly event, it hearkens to music fans like a moth to the flame, and to record dealers it’s a chance to get some limited edition merch. For others, it’s baffling.

This one’s for those tagalongs, the ones who haven’t been sweating over the exclusives since their announcement, who are along for the ride. We’ve gathered wisdom from record store owners across the state with tips on how to make the most of your inaugural RSD experience. More

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How NPR’s ‘Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!’ Is Conquering Twitter With A Pretzel Thin
Comedy

During a typical Monday lunch hour in March, Miles Doornbos tweeted a blurry photo of a pretzel thin. He’d found the discarded food item in one of his Chicago office building’s stairwells. So what? Instagrammed food pics, people named “Miles,” and the conjugation of made-up words like “Instagram” are commonplace these days. What makes Doornbos’s tweet so special? More

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Stark Industries Comes to Boston for ‘Avengers’ Event at Gillette Headquarters
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After days of speculation, Gillette finally unveiled its mysterious “Stark Industries” sign during a strange, Avengers -filled press conference on Thursday morning. More

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Sh**-Faced Shakespeare Comes to Somerville to Deliver a Drunken Soliloquy
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For nearly 20 years, families, friends and first dates have flocked to Boston Common in the summer for an evening of William Shakespeare’s finest. There’s still a few months left before then, but that’s alright. Why? Because a company of Shakespearean actors from the United Kingdom is coming, to paraphrase the Bard himself, to “drink themselves out of their five senses” on a nightly basis here in Boston. More