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Review: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

Regrettably, this team loses a lot of Seuss's quirkiness, though not the message about corporate greed and slash-and-burn imperialism.
3D animated spectacular
By TOM MEEK  |  March 02, 2012
Compare and Save! Vintage Book Clocks

Compare and Save! Vintage Book Clocks

I am a very enthusiastic subscriber to designer flash sale emporium, I am consistently delighted by the designers they feature and regularly curse God that...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  December 01, 2011

Review: JustSeeds' ''Resourced!'' focuses on ecology at AS220

The political printmaking group JustSeeds was begun by Josh MacPhee in Portland, Oregon, in 1998 as a way to distribute art and posters.
The art of protest
By GREG COOK  |  May 20, 2011

The man in the yellow fur coat

The cultural critic Mark Dery worked as a clerk for Manhattan's Gotham Book Mart in the early '80s. One afternoon, he was taken by surprise.
As the Boston Athenaeum stages an Edward Gorey retrospective, his biographer reflects on the artist's lasting legacy
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  February 04, 2011

Jeff Beam navigates the Flying Trapeze

Talk about a high-wire act. On his fourth full-length album in as many years, young songwriter/performer/engineer Jeff Beam has set out to make an important album that's listenable, a record that both challenges ideas about pop music and embraces them.
Without a net
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 10, 2010

Nudity throughout history

By ALEXIS HAUK  |  March 19, 2010

sabrina list

The glory of Blaze

Anyone who likes musicals has to love cabarets, which are Whitman's samplers of humming-in-the-shower favorites. So if you end up taking in one of the shows this summer at Theater by the Sea in Matunuck, you also might be interested in catching the pos
Sabrina shines at Theatre by the Sea's cabaret
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 10, 2009

Review: The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet

For young love, kiss, and star-cross, you're hard-pressed to get/more quintessence than Romeo and Juliet...
In this Verona, small children dwell
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 04, 2009

Play by Play: February 27, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 24, 2009

Play by play: February 20, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 17, 2009

Play by play: February 13, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
Plays A to Z
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 10, 2009

Play by Play: February 6, 2009

A compilation of theater productions in and around Boston
  Plays A through Z
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 03, 2009


In 2004, AS220's StinkTank put out a paper titled "Compost and the Arts."
"NetWorks 2008" at AS220, 5 Traverse, and the NAM
By GREG COOK  |  December 16, 2008


Aurelia's Oratorio; All About Christmas Eve; How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Aurelia's Oratorio; All About Christmas Eve; How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  December 09, 2008

Mind architect

Viewing Sara Crall's new show, "observations of," at Franklin Street Art Space in Biddeford is like listening to a musician interpret her own song.
Sara Crall's expert hand is on show at Franklin Street Art Space
By IAN PAIGE  |  November 19, 2008

Boys’ life

The art features boy toys (no dolls, thank you very much), gadgets, and secret clubhouses.  
Childhood play becomes macho in Boston galleries
By GREG COOK  |  October 15, 2008


Big Red

“Views and Re-Views: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons” is one of the best exhibits you’ll see in New England this year.
Brown offers a mirror-view of the 20th century
By GREG COOK  |  September 17, 2008

Horton Hears a Who!

Although it scatters a few jokes for adults, some of them earnestly funny, Horton lacks the wit and layered cleverness of the good animated films of recent years.
Good-natured, egalitarian, and mildly stupid
By JASON O'BRYAN  |  March 12, 2008

Candy is dandy

The poet Ogden Nash might be best known for his acute “Reflections on Icebreaking”: “Candy/is dandy/but liquor/is quicker.”
Honey-sweet goodness at Pontine
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 06, 2008

Primary concerns

The last thing people are looking for when they go to the movies is a reminder of the political crapola they are trying to escape.
2008 releases offer campaign reform
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 28, 2007

Stones and sticks

Growing up, there was gearhead guy named Danny whose parents lived next door to me.
Pop thoughts and Japanese inspirations
By GREG COOK  |  April 03, 2007

Friday night, from Monday morning

What’s up, girl? Friday night was bananas!
Music seen

Lawless runs insurgent campaign against Langevin

Jennifer Lawless’s storefront campaign office in Warwick’s Conimicut section is bedecked with inspirational aphorisms from the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Henry Ford, Casey Stengel, Dr. Seuss, and Margaret Mead.
Talking politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  July 26, 2006

Take it outside

Okay, you like art, but you also want to get out and enjoy the great outdoors . Y ou can have your cake and eat it too at these outdoor sculpture parks. Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
Have some fresh air with your art
By GREG COOK  |  June 14, 2006

Blood, felt, and rock and roll, day three

A visit to the dentist in the form of a vaudville routine; the City of Baltimore lauded loudly; reminiscences of teenage punk bands; of hecklers and Monsterfaces.
Through the wire

Variety show

James Levine completed his second season as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s music director with another riveting though not-quite polished evening of Schoenberg and Beethoven.
James Levine at the BSO, Ewa Podles, Gunther Schuller’s jazz, Ben Zander’s Elgar, Russell Sherman’s Mozart, Opera Boston’s Chabrier, Boston Baroque’s Purcell  
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 08, 2006