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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
| 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
| 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?
| 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
JAMES MCLINDON AND SCOTT BURRISS
| April 17, 2009
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
| September 23, 2008
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
| 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
| July 08, 2008
The Muzzle Awards: Collegiate Division
Stamping out free speech in academia
| June 25, 2008
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
| 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
| April 18, 2008
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
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
| April 01, 2008
When you think about it, the Hold Steady are the perfect Boston band.
Craig Finn returns to BC
| 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
| August 31, 2007
The sea air was cold and damp and foggy as we rode to Georges Island.
The ICA's 'Art on the Harbor Islands'
| August 01, 2007
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
| July 16, 2007
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
| November 16, 2006
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
| 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.
| February 09, 2006
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