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The world of Aquitania is a pleasure

The stirrling billing for the original play Aquitania is "Alice in Wonderland meets Magritte."
The play within the play
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 13, 2012

Portland’s Fringes are full of energy

Starting Tuesday, Portland will be briefly and absolutely awash in new, experimental, and edgy works of theater — more than 60(!) shows to be staged in a little under a week.
Living on the edge
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 22, 2012

Midsummer gets a twist, in midwinter

When I learned that Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream was to be staged in frigid early winter, I wondered if the production's angle might be unabashed irony.
Steamy dreaming
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 20, 2012

Museum of Natural History’s new ‘Curiouser’ collection

A fact underlying the exhibit "Curiouser," in the lobby of the Providence Museum of Natural History (Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, through September 2012), is that less than two percent of the institution's collection of 250,000
Into the wild
By GREG COOK  |  December 16, 2011

Review: SPACE's looping video installation

As SPACE Gallery takes the summer to prepare its Annex — the adjunct gallery in the nearby former frame shop fit for smaller local exhibits and performances — its main room plays host to some very big ideas.
Being, perceived
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 24, 2011

'Curiouser' encounters at the Museum of Natural History

The exhibit "Curiouser: New Encounters with the Victorian Natural History Collection" in the lobby of the Museum of Natural History takes as its title Alice's exclamation of surprise early in her adventures down the rabbit hole in Lewis Carroll's 1865 n
Where the wild things are
By GREG COOK  |  January 14, 2011

Golden Globalization

Golden Globalization

The Golden Globes, regarded as a bellwether of the Oscars (why? what is the Hollywood Foreign Press Association? Who are these people? No one ever...
By Peter Keough  |  December 14, 2010

Photos: Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party

The annual Bloodfeast Halloween party celebrates its 7th year at Machine on October 30, 2010.
Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party | Machine | October 30, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 05, 2010

Photos [NSFW]: Naked Girls Reading at the Coolidge | April 23, 2010

Hey, our books are up here.
Naked Girls Reading presents "Down the Rabbit Hole" (extremely NSFW)
By ERIN BALDASSARI  |  May 07, 2010

Random stuff

If you were going to create a portrait of the Internet, what would it look like?
Versteeg’s ‘In advance of Another Thing,’ ‘Sitings 2010’ at RISD
By GREG COOK  |  April 30, 2010

Red Queens and White Knights

Four new DVD releases that capitalize on the latest Alice in Wonderland rush.
We’re not through with the Looking Glass, here, people
By SHAULA CLARK  |  March 12, 2010


Review: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland

Tim Burton's hare-brained Alice in Wonderland
Rabbit stew
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2010

The Big Hurt: Falling down the rabbit hole

Lee, Hoppus, Wentz, Avril, and 3OH!3 fall down the rabbit hole
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  January 22, 2010

Lite at the end of the tunnel?

If you had enough of the end of the world with 2012 , you might be relieved when it comes to 2010.
Fun and games in post-apocalyptic Hollywood
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 01, 2010

Review: deca*go*go

If you're enjoying Elemental Theatre's wild and whimsical deca*go*go at Perishable Theatre (through March 1), you're not likely to be reminded of Elizabethan sonnets, but think about it.
S tream of surrealism
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 28, 2009

Inside the mind

By now, the world down the rabbit hole has seen a lot of visitors.
Delving into the subconscious with Alice and her cohorts
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 18, 2007