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The sound quality of Caspian

Bands looking to create a BUZZ should take note of Caspian.

By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  September 28, 2012
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Greenheads

When Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize last October, it was a triumph for anti-global-warming forces as well as a triumph for art.
Global warming inspires eco art at Montserrat and the BCA
By GREG COOK  |  March 03, 2008
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Earthquake!

Picture buildings from Southie to West Somerville reduced to rubble. Dozens of three-alarm fires all over town. Tunnels flooded with seawater.
The threat is real. It could happen here. Is the city ready?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  February 27, 2008
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Jury’s got the verdict

Two well-judged shows light up the holiday horizon.
‘Trans’ at Atlantic Works, ‘Red’ at Cambridge Art Association, Caroline Jones and David Joselit at MIT, Ralph Gibson at BU
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  December 09, 2007
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King and Queens

In Romance & Cigarettes , which opens this Friday at the Kendall Square, Gandolfini has been dropped by writer/director John Turturro into drab, treeless, white-ethnic Queens.
Romance + Cigarettes , plus Salton Sea
By GERALD PEARY  |  November 28, 2007
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The soft shock of the new

One of the great dreams of any art aficionado is the dream of stumbling on a new, unheralded talent.
‘New Art Collective’ at Montserrat College, ‘New Art ’07’ at Kingston Gallery
By GREG COOK  |  July 17, 2007


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Know when to fold ’em

Origami has been practiced in Japan for at least the past 400 years, and we’ve all seen the usual paper cranes, boats, hats, boxes.
‘Origami Now!’ at the Peabody Essex
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  June 05, 2007
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Self help

In jazz, it’s always the iron age.
JazzBoston boosts the scene with Jazz Week
By JON GARELICK  |  April 18, 2007
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The big sneer

On one level, predicting what the future holds for American pop culture is painfully easy. Just cast your eyes across the Atlantic to see what the European purveyors of reality television have on the drawing boards.
Welcome to pseudo reality, where the exotic is everything, characters are reduced to body parts, and viewers flatter themselves
By CHRIS LEHMANN  |  December 28, 2006
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After the election

When legislators buried the marriage amendment without a vote at the November 9 Constitutional Convention, it was a good sign that pols have nothing to fear politically from same-sex marriage opponents.
Gay-marriage opponents intervene — and fail
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 29, 2006
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Princesses

Cinderella has been making her way around New England stages, and whether she had fairy or gold dust in her eyes depended on where you caught up with her.
Cinderella in Beverly and Ogunquit, Martha Mitchell Calling in Lenox
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 29, 2006


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Les fleurs du shopping mall

Are   we what we buy?
‘Made in America’ at Judi Rotenberg, Jetta Indeck at Montserrat
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  July 25, 2006
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A galaxy far, far away

Recently I found myself aboard the Air Chair, a padded seat atop what looks like a riding lawnmower, at the Museum of Science’s “Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination” exhibit.
Is the Empire defining the current avant-garde?
By GREG COOK  |  March 27, 2006
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Boston music news, February 17, 2006

Converge are currently writing material for the follow-up to 2004’s You Fail Me (Epitaph) .
Notes on Coverge, Doomriders, Dear Lover, and Zox, plus: remembering the Real Kids' Allen "Alpo" Paulino.
By SARAH TOMLINSON  |  February 14, 2006