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‘Black Lives Matter’: Scenes From Boston’s Ferguson Rally and Protest
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Dudley Square saw roughly 1,400 people turn out last night to stand in solidarity with the Ferguson protesters and in support of Michael Brown’s family. The rally, which began at 7 p.m. and featured a number of speakers, started for many with a march from the D2 police station in Roxbury, and continued after with a march to the Mass Ave connector, then up Mass Ave to Boylston Street. More

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Moth StorySLAM: In Search of Organic Stories in the Internet Age
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If you use Facebook (71% of online adults), LinkedIn (22%), Twitter (19%), Instagram (17%) or any other web-based social network, you’ve digested someone’s perspective in what is the new standard storytelling format. Personal expression online allows the expresser to edit and format the stories they are telling. Meanwhile, readers are free to mute or interrupt, while multi-tasking if they choose. The experiences that “friends”, “connections” or “followers” share are non-linear. They can be started and stopped at will, perseverated on, or ignored completely. More

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Cooking Talks, Tuba Concerts, and More Thanksgiving Week Events in Boston
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Everybody loves Thanksgiving week: Three days of admittedly half-assed work followed by football, family, turkey naps, wine naps, and maybe putting on some khakis and a nice sweater and trying really hard not to say swear words in front of your significant other’s family. If you’re sticking around through the weekend, here’s some more stuff to do in Boston.

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Talking Pop Culture and NorthEast Comic Con With Gary Sohmers
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When you hear the term “Comic Con,” you likely think comics and cosplay. Rightly so. The NorthEast Comic Con, however, has a lot more going on than just that. “King of Pop Culture” Gary Sohmers blew into the studio today like a hurricane and rattled off the scores of things going on at the NECC on December 5-6. Listen. More

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Laser Beams, Local Beers, and More Events in Boston This Weekend
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We’re getting to that time of year when your weather app’s “Feels Like” temperature should just say “millions of tiny ice-needles” for about the next five months. Who else spent 45 minutes looking for their gloves before realizing they were obviously in the pockets of the coat you hadn’t worn since last winter, along with 27 cents and a ticket stub for “American Hustle”? Make sure to bundle up and maintain a disciplined Chapstick regimen before heading to this weekend’s events.

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Parlor Sports’ NBA Nerd Night Builds Community of Journalists, Trolls, and Basketball Addicts
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Somerville has developed a reputation as a hipster haven. Sure, you can find your microbreweries and your restaurants creating decadent meals using only local ingredients but there is one such gem in Somerville that makes itself unique in a world that hipsters aren’t usually associated with: sports. More

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