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From Picasso to William "Shrek" Steig's cartoons, and surfer photos to a Twilight Zone toy store, New England offers art worth traveling to this summer. Here we round up the best in the region, no matter the weather or your artistic inclinations.
Local museums keep you cool — and the art's pretty good, too
| June 18, 2010
Play by play: November 20, 2009
Boston's weekly theater listings
Plays from A to Z
| November 20, 2009
Play by Play: November 13, 2009
Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
| November 13, 2009
Both ears and the tail for this Carmen
"World Passions," the collection of four works that Boston Ballet opened at the Opera House last night, was more pleasant than passionate until Kathleen Breen Combes sashayed out as the title character in Jorma Elo's Carmen .
Boston Ballet's 'World Passions'
| October 30, 2009
The games people play
Who’s afraid of Edward Albee?
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Caretaker; Little Black Dress
| October 09, 2009
In the Theater at Monmouth's Twelfth Night , the Bard's gender-bending foibles play out in a proscenium within a proscenium — or, more strictly speaking, a sound stage within a proscenium:
Monmouth shifts time with Twelfth Night
| July 31, 2009
Review: Public Enemies
The gangster movie ruled Depression-era cinema — and that might be cause for concern about our present economic difficulties should the genre make a comeback.
Michael Mann's reheated crime waive
| July 03, 2009
What John did and saw
In anticipation of the July 1 release of Michael Mann's Public Enemies with Johnny Depp as John Dillinger, and as part of its week-long "Classic Gangsters" series, the Brattle is screening two rarely seen films this Sunday: John Milius's 1973 Dilling
Dillinger and Manhattan Melodrama
| June 19, 2009
Paul Newman (1925-2008)
Paul Newman, who died last weekend at the age of 83, was that rarest of creatures, a movie star who turned himself into a great actor.
Remembering a movie star who turned himself into a great actor
| October 01, 2008
Every summer, it seems like another superhero movie has broken some box-office record or other and made movie history.
Is The Dark Knight the best movie ever?
| July 23, 2008
Don Quixote has been a watershed work for Boston Ballet.
Rudolf Nureyev’s Don Quixote has yet to earn its knighthood
| October 25, 2006
Reflections on a golden filmmaker
John Huston had such a long, illustrious career as a film director — just a few years short of half a century — that any series in his honor that isn’t comprehensive has to feel truncated.
John Huston at the Brattle
| September 27, 2006
Who would have expected such a sweet, good-natured movie after the chic ugliness and depravity of Kids and Bully ?
Larry Clark’s Wassup Rockers
| July 05, 2006
Once were films
The riveting young Barbara Stanwyck is an embodiment of that blessedly uncorseted but sadly brief era just before Hollywood was battened down by the self-censoring Hays (Production) Code in 1934.
Barbara Stanwyck before the Hays Code
| April 04, 2006
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