State Dems pick Warren; DeFranco off ballot

Elizabeth Warren won nearly 96% of the votes at the Massachusetts Democratic convention, the largest margin of any candidate in a contested race in the party’s history.

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// Brown should accept debate challenge

Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren should follow the example set in 1996 by Bill Weld and John Kerry, who held nine debates in their Senate contest.

Advocates rally in Canton for ban on shock treatment

Arguing that electrical shock is a cruel and dangerous method of treatment, speakers and attendees lauded pending legislation that would ban the practice across the state.

Globe wins seven Emmys

The Globe won seven Boston/New England Emmy Awards on Saturday night in various categories of visual and multimedia storytelling.

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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Gary Webb’s “Tom’s Music” (left), “Jungle Headache” (right, foreground), and “Buzzing It Down” are at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.

Courtesy of the artist and The Approach, London

Art Review

British sculptor Gary Webb dazzles at deCordova

Cheeky, fizzy, and full of chutzpah, his show is a mood enhancer, guaranteed.

Nathan Cloud shapes a champagne flute at the Simon Pearce facility.


Glassblowing facility reopens after tropical storm Irene

The 300-year-old former woolen mill that has been the flagship location of Simon Pearce since 1981, has reopened nine months after Irene.

In his final years, Mozart proved wildly productive.

Book Review

‘Mozart at the Gateway to His Fortune’ by Christoph Wolff

The classical music world, Broadway, and Hollywood are obsessed with the premature death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.