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Can Ed Asner save us from ourselves?
If they're even still alive, most folks have slowed down a bit when they near 90. But Ed Asner isn't most folks. No, indeed. The legendary, oft-honored actor, best known for his role as Lou Grant on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and the titular character in his spinoff drama series, turns 90 on Nov. Read More >>
album review'Western Stars': New sound, same old Bruce

Bruce Springsteen's new studio release, "Western Stars," breaks fresh ground for the veteran rocker, who turns his back not only on the blistering sound of the E Street Band but also abandons the haunting acoustic moods pioneered on "Nebraska" and fine-tuned on later solo efforts. Read More >>
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Opening lowell summer music series on fridayAllman Betts — now that's a band with some pedigree

Descendants of music royalty often struggle with making a name for themselves, though there have been plenty of successes over the years. Jason Bonham, Jakob Dylan (who comes to Lowell later this summer), Dhani Harrison, Norah Jones, Jake Clemons, Albert Hammond Jr. Read More >>
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In the Wings with Nancye Tuttle

Summer stages"Barefoot in the Park," an early Neil Simon comedy, plays Gloucester Stage Company through June 30. The cast features local favorites Paula Plum and Richard Snee. Tickets start at $15 at 978-281-4433 or www. Read More >>
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Did voice-over for National Park videoWhen Lou Grant came to Lowell

In December 1988, Peter Aucella, then-assistant superintendent of Lowell National Historical Park, was at U.S. Sen. John Kerry's birthday party in Boston. So was Ed Asner. While there, Aucella took a chance and asked Asner to provide the narration for "The American Workers Story," a video being produced for the park's Labor Exhibit. Read More >>
Memorable wines for father's dayMake Dad the toast of the tow

Say "Happy Father's Day" this Sunday with a gift of wine. Here are five extraordinary options for the dad and/or grandad on your list. 1. If Dad is a golfer, plant a bottle of Meiomi Pinot Noir ($16.59 at Costco) in his cart. Read More >>
10-minute play festival at cannon theatreLittle plays in Littleton

If you've got 10 minutes to spare, Littleton's Cannon Theatre is ready to entertain you with its 10-Minute Play Festival of carefully curated short plays, on stage this weekend and next. A well-written short play is a delightful way to experience live theater in small doses. Read More >>

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