The Boston Globe Magazine | March 10, 2019

Vermont native Anaïs Mitchell at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York.

RICHARD MITCHELL for the boston globe

The Arts Issue

A folk opera from Vermont heads to Broadway

Anaïs Mitchell grew up on a sheep farm in Vermont. Now her musical “Hadestown” is headed for theater’s brightest lights. By James Sullivan

Porter Square Books has found politics energizes its community of readers.

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The Arts Issue

Why independent bookstores are thriving in spite of Amazon

From ukulele lessons to speed-dating events, local shops are attracting loyal customers seeking a social hub in an online world. And they’re buying books, too. By Alysia Abbott

39 must-see performances, exhibitions, and arts events in New England

The lowdown from the Globe’s arts writers on the new season’s most eagerly anticipated performances, shows, and exhibitions across the region.

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Why teens need live theater in the age of YouTube

The plays I saw with my dad handed us a script on every uncomfortable topic parents and children both painstakingly avoid and desperately need to discuss. By Christine Aucoin

Dinner with Cupid

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Will the night go south for these two Providence-area daters?

Connections | Magazine

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This couple is still happily sharing costar billing after 35 years.

Your Week Ahead

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A jazz concert, a comic book extravaganza, Southie’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and more.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WEB0310Style.jpg A deep blue transforms room with ‘bad’ bones into an inviting guest bedroom

Challenged to revamp a space for an online competition, a designer takes on a neglected room in her own home.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WEBGroton1.jpg For sale: Antique reproductions in Groton and Sherborn

These houses were built to replicate antique styles — but without the narrow staircases or low ceilings.

COMMENTS

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Best New Restaurants

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Dozens of inventive new spots to try, including fast-casual and top picks north, west, and south of the city.

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My wife, Laura Levis, did everything she could to save herself when the asthma attack began. She went to Somerville Hospital and called 911, too. How could she have been left to die just outside the emergency room?

2018 Bostonians of the Year

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For inspiring us with their new style of leadership and making history along the way, congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley and Red Sox manager Alex Cora are our Bostonians of the Year. Plus, 7 outstanding honorable mentions.

2018 Women & Power

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Check out the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts. Plus, sage advice from some of the state top female executives.

2018 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/12/06/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/11182018cover.jpg What companies have the happiest workers in Massachusetts?

Find out which companies made the list of the Top Places to Work in four size categories. Plus, how businesses are boosting productivity, supporting parents, striving for a healthy work-life balance, and more.

Good reads

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So why does prenatal care ignore the topic altogether?

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