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Ransom Notes

While reporting from Afghanistan two years ago, David Rohde became, for the second time in his career, an unwilling participant rather than an observer. On October 29, 1995, Rohde had been arrested by Bosnian Serbs. And then in November 2008, Rohde and
Was the NY Times being hypocritical when it suppressed coverage of its journalist who was kidnapped by the Taliban?
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 12, 2010

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009

The spectacle of terror

Images are weapons as real as bullets and bombs.
Why the attacks in Mumbai constitute a terrible threat
By EDITORIAL  |  December 03, 2008

The war games

The Cry of the Reed seems torn from some particularly gruesome headlines: kidnapping, beheading, such stuff as Daniel Pearl’s final dreams were made on.
The Huntington’s The Cry of the Reed ; Travesties by the Publick
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 15, 2008

Portland hopes to bridge cultural divides

This February marked the six-year anniversary of journalist Daniel Pearl’s horrifying death at the hands of Islamist extremists.
Open-door policy
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008

Keeping It Real

We’ll get used to it, I suppose, this new category of moviegoing distress. Sooner or later, we get used to everything.
Sticking to the facts in a post-9/111 world, Michael Winterbottom and Paul Greengrass lead a new breed of filmmaker
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 20, 2007


Terror incognita

No one will know what Danny Pearl felt as he was kidnapped, held prisoner, and beheaded by jihadist fanatics.
Winterbottom, Jolie lose Heart
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 20, 2007

The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007

Bad-news bearers

There are echoes all across Gala Mill (ATP), the new album by the Australian band the Drones. The Drones, "I Don't Ever Want to Change" (mp3)
The Drones’ fatal shore
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  January 09, 2007


He’s a tough kind of flâneur, and the love that’s his almost-exclusive subject doesn’t come easily.
Charles Aznavour, the Opera House, September 21, 2006
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 22, 2006