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This World, and the Next

It looks like a spaceship that touched down on Dixwell Avenue in the ’60s and never left. As you walk around it, the structure seems to change shape. Its cut-stone walls …

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Boys to Men

His fingers and feet chasing a maelstrom of keys, levers, switches and pedals, organist Andy Kotylo’s face is a maelstrom itself—tightening up, then releasing, then tightening, his lungs seemingly forgetting to breathe, then expelling and…

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Swinging Praises

On the lectern at the Episcopal Church of St. Paul and St. James

On a recent blustery Sunday, lively jazz music fills the high-ceilinged sanctuary of the Episcopal Church of St. Paul and St. James in Wooster Square. The congregation trickles in, exchanging hellos and hugs. A five-piece band…

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