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Review: ''Conversations'' at West Side Arts; plus, Tayo Heuser

William Schaff's art is full of bloody warmongers, flaming demons, terminally ill patients, ecstatic saints, and drunks vomiting up heaps of emaciated bodies.
Darkness and light
By GREG COOK  |  June 03, 2011
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USM takes on another politically themed art show

The muse can arrive anywhere. After the protracted confusion of his arrest and trial, it's no surprise Antonio Guerrero emphasizes clarity in his work.
More inmate work
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  January 28, 2011
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The Granite State Gang

Big bucks couldn't buy the viral awe and ire that the Free State Project (FSP) scored on August 11, when New Hampshire resident William Kostric arrived outside President Barack Obama's Portsmouth Town Hall meeting with a handgun on his right thigh — "op
New Hampshire transplants live free — or die trying
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 28, 2009
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Various Artists | Comfusões

The Portuguese pun on this compilation's title suggests both "confusions" and "with fusions."
Out/Here (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  July 31, 2009
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Review: Otto; or, Up With Dead People

"Wow, I just got a mental flash of thousands of zombies jumping over a shark."
Plods at an undead pace
By SHAULA CLARK  |  May 08, 2009
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Great walls

"Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection" at Salem's Peabody Essex Museum opens with a pair of interesting choices.
Epic visions of contemporary China in Salem's Peabody Essex Museum.
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  February 25, 2009


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Printing Portland

Local artists reclaim mass production
Local artists reclaim mass production
By IAN PAIGE  |  February 18, 2009
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Review: Che

An ambitious, whole-hog, four-hour-plus bio-pic of Che Guevara, c'mon.
History lesson
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  January 13, 2009
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Radical chic

“The gallery system relies on supply and demand, and I created a demand for my work by doing street art.”  
Shepard Fairey posters Harvard Square
By GREG COOK  |  October 27, 2008
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A step forward

The nation’s understandable preoccupation with the unfolding economic crisis has overshadowed a significant victory in the battle for same-sex marriage: the Connecticut Supreme Court, on October 10, ruled that gay and lesbian couples have a constitutiona
Why the Connecticut Supreme Court got it right. Plus, ominous noises from the right wing.
By EDITORIAL  |  October 16, 2008
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Mongol

A beautifully filmed spectacle of questionable historical accuracy, where motivations are as shallow as battles are large.
An idealized portrait of Genghis Khan
By BRETT MICHEL  |  June 18, 2008


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Mile-high schlub

Look your children in the eye, globetrotter, and tell them the truth: the Golden Age of Air Travel is over.
We recall the 10 things we miss most from the Golden Age of Air Travel
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 21, 2008
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Flashy mob

Boston’s gay nightlife is usually balkanized into segregated enclaves for twinks, bears, lesbians, and drag queens.

Guerrilla Queer Bar takes over


By JULIA REISCHEL  |  April 08, 2008

Jackson's sweet dream

This article originally appeared in the March 4, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign


By SCOT LEHIGH  |  March 07, 2008

Cuban Revolution

Not only will the revolution be televised, it will be performed to Afro-Cuban rhythms twice nightly with the Buena Vista Social Club all tuxedoed up.
Viva las ropas viejas
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 14, 2007
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I ruined Stephen Colbert's coffee

It’s 11:39 pm on June 26, and my cell phone is about to explode.
Behind the scenes at Comedy Central
By SEAN BARTLETT  |  September 28, 2006


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Yes sir!

David Zeiger’s Sir! No Sir! is yet another absorbing documentary that George W. won’t see, or want you to see, because, as the prez often cautions, “It sends the wrong message to our troops.”
David Zeiger’s anti-war military
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 14, 2006

Flashbacks, April 21, 2006

These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Chris Brook and Jessica McConnell.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
By EDITORIAL  |  April 19, 2006
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Selective strife

Portland Museum of Art’s “In Our Time: The World as Seen By Magnum Photographers,” is quite literally a catalogue of the most virtuosic photojournalistic photographs in the last half-century.
“In Our Time” at the PMA
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  April 19, 2006