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Young love

For a girl with such a professed affinity for monogamy, Marie Moreshead is a bit of a tease.
Marie Moreshead proves she's the permanent kind
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 25, 2009
bird list

Close encounters

Laura Jacobs, who was the dance critic here at the Phoenix in the mid 1980s, is the author of Landscape with Moving Figures, a collection of writing from the New Criterion that's as polemic as it is poetic. But she's also a novelist. Like Women About
Keep your eye on this Bird
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 07, 2009

Cinema paradiso

Elusive animals, the mysteries of time past, peer pressure, and, inevitably, Iraq dominate what we were able to screen from the sixth annual Independent Film Festival of Boston.
The Independent Film Festival of Boston is movie heaven
By PETER KEOUGH  |  April 22, 2008

Birds of paradise

A conversation with Jerry Laurutano, proprietor of Jerry’s Underground Hair Salon.
By JAMES PARKER  |  April 09, 2008

Hot stuff

When we think of global warming, we picture glaciers melting, sunbathing polar bears, and The Day After Tomorrow .
Global-warming study looks local
By GREG COOK  |  April 18, 2007