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Photos: 2012 Republican Presidential candidates debate at Dartmouth College

The 2012 Republican Presidential candidates debate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH on October 11, 2011.
October 11, 2011 | Hanover, NH
By JOE DIFAZIO  |  October 21, 2011

Art in the air conditioning

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
By GREG COOK  |  June 18, 2010

Bad times for the good earth

You could say that the plight of the Massachusetts farmer began during the Great Ice Age, when the Laurentide Ice Sheet scraped over New England leaving poor soil and, as one farmer put it, "rocks, rocks, rocks."
How are we going to keep them down on the farm?
By D.C. DENISON  |  August 14, 2009

Flashback: Sox Populi

The October wind plays tricks on a man when the last breeze of summer meets the first chill of winter in the stands at Fenway Park. When other teams in other parks are playing out the World Series, the air in the Fens hangs heavy.
A short story for opening week

Generation gap

It’s an uneven show with a dour vision that leaves a mediciny taste in your mouth — and, I think, offers signs of a generation gap among curators.
"Black Womanhood" at Wellesley College’s Davis Museum and Cultural Center
By GREG COOK  |  September 23, 2008

Stone age

The works range from the ninth to the seventh century BC, when Assyria dominated the Near East, ruling lands from present-day Iran to Israel to Egypt.
Assyrians get their war on at the MFA
By GREG COOK  |  September 16, 2008


Everybody get together

The 808 Gallery is a BIG space to fill.
‘Boston Young Contemporaries’ at 808 Gallery, ‘Big Bugs’ at Garden in the Woods, and the 10th Annual Lantern Festival at Forest Hills Cemetery
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  July 08, 2008

The Muzzle Awards: Collegiate Division

Stamping out free speech in academia
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  June 25, 2008

Got sustainability?

Growing numbers of Americans are taking up bicycling and gardening, and perhaps reconsidering the more costly habits of the not-so-distant boom times.
Apeiron’s annual festival points the way to different possibilities
By IAN DONNIS  |  June 04, 2008

Dartmouth's right is wrong

This article originally appeared in the April 15, 1988 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
A bad Review of some campus elitists
By SEAN FLYNN  |  April 18, 2008

DiMasi’s sheep

DiMasi’s overwhelming victory in the recent casino vote — in which only 34 of 140 Democrats voted against his plan to banish the bill for further study — was actually, as meager as it was, an unusual show of dissent.
How Stepford politics rule Beacon Hill
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 09, 2008


Paint by numbers

Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women are really one tall woman, and she’s a tall order.
Three Tall Women at the Lyric; 7 Blowjobs from Theatre on Fire
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 01, 2008

Holding steady

When you think about it, the Hold Steady are the perfect Boston band.
Craig Finn returns to BC
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 19, 2007

What’s in a name?

The discovery that we’ve had Lane’s name wrong since at least 1913 has prompted questions about what else scholars have gotten wrong about him.
Why it’s Fitz Henry, not Fitz Hugh, Lane — and why it matters
By GREG COOK  |  August 31, 2007

Flow chart

The sea air was cold and damp and foggy as we rode to Georges Island.
The ICA's 'Art on the Harbor Islands'
By GREG COOK  |  August 01, 2007

Tiny tomes

One day, over 35 years ago, when searching at a rare book shop in Wilbraham, MA for new items for her rare book collection, Anne Bromer discovered a toolbox on top of some bookshelves.
Miniature books at the Boston Public Library
By MICHELLE MINKOFF  |  July 16, 2007


Alumnus interruptus

Rather than take pride in the bi-monthly’s stellar 108-year-old reputation, university administrators effectively declared war on Harvard magazine earlier this year when they brought out an in-house competitor.
How University, Inc. is controlling the message to its graduates — and funding base
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  November 16, 2006

Visit Maine

This past spring, blogger and free-lance Web site designer Lance Dutson was sued by the Maine Office of Tourism’s New York advertising agency, Warren Kremer Paino, for defamation because of the manner in which he criticized the agency’s promotion of Main
Tourism promotion’s cozy—and now hot—world
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  September 22, 2006

Betty Friedan, 1921–2006

Friedan’s astute, savagely humorous critique of how women’s magazines dictated the terms of many female lives rang true.
In memoriam
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  February 09, 2006