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  • From the title onwards, this young five-piece set out their stall very clearly: what they offer is an hour of no-holds-barred high-energy stupidity, where tastelessness is the order of the day and the more childish a gag is, the better.

    This week's new live comedy

  • It took years to produce two new lines, including the "Metiers" five-piece office collection by Italian architect Enzo Mari and the "Matieres" seven-piece living collection by Antonio Citterio, composed of a sofa, meridienne, coffee table, console, side table, chaise lounge and a chair, cleverly called "Armchair for Reading and Resting," that shifts from sitting to reclining.

    Made in Italy

  • He introduces his crack five-piece band, and plays another 30 minutes of crowd-rousing encores: "Like A Rolling Stone," "All Along the Watchtower," and "Forever Young."

    Dylan's Beijing Bob

  • The Brooklyn five-piece group has been playing together since October 2008, and its full-length debut doesn't drop until next month, but already they've got a nice mythology going: major personnel changes and a complete album in the vault that they don't intend to release.

    In concert: Xylos at Red Palace

  • The rest of the weekend features Mr. Hersch's five-piece trio with trumpeter Ralph Alessi and saxophonist Noah Preminger, and an equally promising duo with saxophonist Joshua Redman.

    Virtuosos in Solos, Duos and Trios

  • The ODJB were a raucous but lively five-piece influenced by the sound of Louis Armstrong mentor King Oliver's New Orleans groups.

    The first jazz recording

  • Now the five-piece Punch Brothers are back with their third album, which doesn't match the furious energy of their live performances, largely because they shy away from straightforward folk songs such as the stomping Rye Whiskey.

    Punch Brothers: Who's Feeling Young Now? – review

  • The five-piece glam-meets-punk-meets-electronica act delivered, as they always do, yet for a Wednesday night in Brooklyn, they created a dance party that would rival the famous Brooklyn factory parties of the early '90s.

    Salvatore Bono: The Sounds Get Brooklyn Dancing

  • The score is played with verve and emotion by five-piece chamber orchestra led by Amy Martin Massey.

    Charlie Fink: Two to See in D.C. Before the Month Is Out

  • They were supported by a five-piece band and a special guest vocalist.

    Willie and Wynton Pay Tribute to Ray Charles

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