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The standout piece in the "2010 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition" is Alison Owen's hand-drawn wallpaper installation.
Imago hosts the ‘2010 RISCA Fellowship Exhibit’
| February 12, 2010
Magpie and copyist
If you were going to recount the evolution of hippie guy fashion, you might say that what began with psychedelic ruffled shirts and corduroy pants in 1968 has in late middle age split into two streams: collarless white button-down shirts, usually buttone
Iris Apfel at PEM, Mary McFadden at MassArt
| November 27, 2009
What price beauty? That's the question lovely Grace Hammer has to answer as her world begins to fall apart.
A fictional setting that never fades
| September 11, 2009
Tiga | Ciao!
This Montreal-based electro-house dude made his name with slyly straight-faced covers of Nelly's "Hot in Herre" and Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night," and on his second studio disc, he doesn't appear hugely concerned that his original material should s
Last Gang (2009)
| June 19, 2009
Max Ophüls at the Harvard Film Archive
Max at the Harvard Film Archive
| January 20, 2009
I have spent my entire life in the evangelical culture, so I have no idea how to function in the real world.
| July 23, 2008
Flora, fauna, and the female figure
The Art Nouveau movement of the late-19th/early-20th century distanced itself from the mass production of the Industrial Revolution with elaborate, one-of-a-kind works made from unusual materials.
Art Nouveau Jewelry at the MFA, ‘Players’ on MIT’s Media Test Wall, and ‘Nascent’ at NESAD
| July 15, 2008
A current running under “Jackals and Jerks,” a group show at Stairwell Gallery, is the thrills and worries of today’s technological, synthetic, bioengineered SimCity world.
‘Jackals and Jerks,’ ‘Domain Error,’ and ‘Protest’
| June 24, 2008
Man of the Century
Bo Diddley, a particular favorite of Lupo, was the first “name” performer to play the club.
The late, great Bo Diddley helped put Lupo’s on the map
PHILLIPE + JORGE
| June 04, 2008
The Big Hurt: Here come the summer fests
Look alive, alt-metal fans. Time to polish the wallet chain, spray some Febreze on the ol’ cargo shorts, and dye your goatee purple for maximum extremeness: festival season is nearly upon us!
‘Excellent entertainment-value propositions’ for all!
| May 06, 2008
The West Coast is conspicuously under-represented.
Gangsta Grillz: The Album | Atlantic
| December 26, 2007
The princess bride
When it comes to weddings, at this point in my life, I have no idea what I should want.
Disney weds girlish fantasy with adult desire for, er, girlish fantasy
| December 12, 2007
Faux and Fabulous
Lane seems forever a child of the ’60s: psychedelia, India, and all that.
Kenneth Jay Lane’s classy costume jewelry at the RISD Museum
| October 30, 2007
Ever since Salvatore Ferragamo designed the first stiletto heel in 1955, podiatrists have faced a steady stream of female patients seeking physical relief from their devotion to fashion over function.
The MFA’s new ‘Walk This Way’ exhibit traces the history of footwear fashion, from sandals to stilettos
| September 26, 2007
This article originally appeared in the July 27, 1982 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Leaves from a crimestopper's notebook
| July 23, 2007
How to be a Brit
This article originally appeared in the June 19, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
(Or just look like one)
| June 21, 2007
June 12, 2007
| June 06, 2007
Pimping ain't easy
The funniest thing, of course, is that, in college, he played for a team called the Beavers .
Sports blotter: "Hard out there for a pimp" edition
| May 16, 2007
Cowboy says I can’t dance.
| April 11, 2007
Here’s to you
“Hey there, Mr. Jason Simon. My name is Melanie Fiander, and this is my film.”
Melanie Fiander’s “One Minute Introduction”
| March 28, 2007
Top 10 Hyphy Videos of all time
With Warner Bros. snapping up the cream of the Yay Area rap scene , TVT capitalizing on Hyphy Hitz , and even indie-rock geeks learning how to ghost ride the whip , we figured it's high time to take a quick look back at how we got here. So get yo
Ghost riding 'til we die
| February 15, 2007
Phoenix reaps NEPA glory
The Phoenix newspapers and thePhoenix.com were major winners in this year’s New England Press Association (NEPA) Better Newspaper Competition.
It's all about us
| February 14, 2007
Among the shows that open each season, a few stand out like a pair of stiletto heels spotted in a swarm of rubber-soled footwear.
Sacred Hearts , States of Grace
| January 30, 2007
January 25, 2007
First-quarter moon in Taurus. VOC 4:50 to 8:28 am. I've said it before, I'll say it again: shopping when the moon is in Taurus is an excellent idea, particularly if you're looking for turtlenecks (well, it's been cold sometimes ), scarfs, mufflers, neck
| January 24, 2007
Goodbye to Gallery Agniel/Martina & Co.
In the fall of 2004, gallerist Sara Agniel and jewelry designer Martina Windels joined forces, moving Gallery Agniel into Martina & Company’s storefront at 120 North Main St. in Providence.
| January 10, 2007
The new U
Slowly, imperceptibly, the cumulative arrest record of current and former Ohio State University Buckeye football players is approaching the status of great football crime families, nearing the Olympus where live giants like Miami and Florida State.
Sports blotter: Buckeye edition
| November 01, 2006
Tag your feet
The owners of Cream, the new sneaker boutique on Market Street that’s become a hang-out for area hip hoppers, recently enlisted local graffiti artist Rich to custom-decorate their limited-edition shoes.
| September 13, 2006
It could be as simple as a power tie or stiletto heels, but what people wear conveys the first impression we get, subliminally or blatantly, about the kind of person they are.
Costume is character for David T. Howard
| September 05, 2006
Looking for a love
Your eyes met across the (bar/theater/bath house).
An imagined guide to hookups and taped-together missed conversations
| August 30, 2006
All that glitters is not ethical gold
Consider this when you’re looking for the perfect engagement ring: producing an average gold band generates about 20 tons of cyanide-infused waste.
| August 09, 2006
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