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SLIDESHOW: ''Histories of Now: Six Artists from Cairo'' at the School of the MFA + ''Memory as Medicine'' at Davis Museum

''Histories of Now: Six Artists from Cairo'' is at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts through March 17, 2012. "Memory as Medicine'' is on display through May 6, 2012 at Wellesley College’s Davis Museum.
Through March 17, 2012 + Through May 6, 2012
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 16, 2012

The new TV season

Gil Scott-Heron was wrong: The revolution(s) will be televised.
Power to the people; enviropalooza; on the money; farewell to Dickie
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 25, 2011

Remain in light

In the late 1970s, Linda Connor began photographing sacred sites.
Linda Connor's sacred 'Odyssey' at the RISD Museum
By GREG COOK  |  July 23, 2010

Prince of darkness

Gordon Willis, the master cinematographer to whom the Harvard Film Archive pays tribute in a seven-film retrospective beginning this Friday,
Gordon Willis at the Harvard Film Archive
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  November 20, 2009

Harappian Night Recordings | The Glorious Gongs of Hainuwele

The trappings of exotic field recordings are all over this mysterious production.
Bo'Weavil (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  May 08, 2009

Drag race

Jane Twisden, the sinister housekeeper of The Mystery of Irma Vep , harbors a mad, secret passion for her employer, the aristocratic and manly Lord Edgar Hillcrest.
The Lyric cracks The Mystery of Irma Vep
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 02, 2008

Should Americans Send Books to Iraq?

Sending books to Iraq to promote civic culture in Iraq might help you to sleep more soundly. But do small-scale efforts make more than a symbolic impact?
Foreign relations
By A.J. PACITTI  |  August 20, 2008

OSS 17: Le Caire nid d'espions/OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

Imagine a blithe, covertly bisexual James Bond swanning around pre-Suez Cairo in a send-up directed by the early Zucker brothers.
A hot, tight, seductive, vaguely bisexual James Bond
By JUSTINE ELIAS  |  May 14, 2008

The Yacoubian Building

A massive Arabic soap opera, a Cairo-based Gone with the Wind.
Three-hour Egyptian epic
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  December 12, 2007

The Ingmar imbroglio

There hasn’t been such a stir among film critics for years.
Plus the Manhattan Short Film Fest
By GERALD PEARY  |  September 26, 2007

Major and minor Billy

Billy Wilder’s expansive career began in Germany at the end of the ’20s, continued briefly in Paris when he fled Hitler in 1933, and picked up in Hollywood the following year.
The HFA celebrates Wilder’s centennial
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  December 07, 2006