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VIDEO: Artist Leo Villareal's LED light sculptures are too cool for Earth

Leo Villareal talks about his workLeo Villareal is an artist -- an artist whose art will send you down a 200-foot hallway and make you...
By Andrew Cominelli  |  August 12, 2010

Review: Dirty Pictures

At one point, Dirty Pictures transports us to Burning Man, where we watch a pack of free spirits cruising around the desert in flame-spewing tentacle-mobiles. Which is exactly the kind of blissy neon bacchanalia that springs to mind when we think of
Subversive chemistry
By SHAULA CLARK  |  April 16, 2010
DregNog Video Advent Calendar: Day #10: O Tesla Tree, O Tesla Tree, How Shocking Are Thy Branches

DregNog Video Advent Calendar: Day #10: O Tesla Tree, O Tesla Tree, How Shocking Are Thy Branches

 Fiber-optic Christmas trees are nice and all, but they're so boring. Where's the drama? If your Yule needs a touch of Burning Man, nothing will...
By Shaula Clark  |  December 23, 2009

Interview: Michael Lang

"At the end, he talks about how wonderful it was, but throughout the entire day, Pete Townshend was like the Grinch that stole Christmas. He was uptight, miserable, hated being there, and wanted to go home."
Going back to Woodstock
By ROB TURBOVSKY  |  July 24, 2009


Break out your hottest moves — a forthcoming exhibition in South Boston asserts that the path to abstraction could go through dancing.
Paul Heyer and Anna Schachte at Proof, Langdon Graves and Alex de Corte at LaMontagne
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  June 12, 2009

Westward ho!

Forgot those rabid right-wingers with their hateful teabags — Coachella had the range, and the machinery for change, and the spiritual thirst. Oh and Leonard Cohen.
The Phoenix survives Coachella
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  May 01, 2009



Unexpected and improbable spontaneity is a trademark for What Cheer?, one of a number of groups that blend punk rock ethos with the mobility of marching bands  
Mixing old and new, Providence’s What Cheer? Brigade takes a stand against pre-fabricated culture
By IAN DONNIS  |  October 09, 2008

Hot love

For once, a scantily clad goth woman swinging chains of neon-orange fireballs over her head isn’t doing so because I’ve pissed her off.  
Taste the flames inside Boston's secret world of fire artists
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 08, 2008

Will Harvard drop acid again?

In a moment of delightful whimsy in the annals of drug history, Albert Hofmann, after purposely ingesting LSD for the first time, rode his bicycle home and experienced all manner of beatific and hellish visions.
Psychedelic research returns to Crimsonland
By PETER BEBERGAL  |  May 28, 2008

Steam dream

The All-in-One Victorian PC is the perfect little black dress of computer modifications.
Steampunk bursts through its subculture roots to challenge our musical, fashion, design, and even political sensibilities
By SHARON STEEL  |  May 14, 2008

Just Grandy

On my way to Burning Man last year, I stopped at Wild Oats just outside of Reno for the week's provisions.
Life goes better with oats
By JESSICA PORTER  |  December 06, 2006


Gleam and grit

This article originally appeared in the August 1 issue of  Stuff@Night .
Central Square thrives with new bars and old veterans
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  August 18, 2006

Does your life suck?

In this pixelated alternate world account holders aren’t users, they’re “residents.” In this world, you can fly. You can “teleport.” You can’t drown. You do not age. You can have an awkward version of cyber-sex. Watch the Second Life trailer (QuickTi
In the MySpace-meets- Matrix online world of Second Life , everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  July 17, 2006

July, 2006

Monthly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  July 05, 2006

The breaks

Breakbeat has a new home in the Hub: Wednesdays at the Phoenix Landing.
'Tension’ stresses breakbeat; 'Marinate' brings the indie
By DAVID DAY  |  February 14, 2006