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Slideshow: Two Mexican exhibits at MFA

"Viva Mexico!" with "Vida y Drama"
Images from "Viva Mexico! Edward Weston and His Contemporaries" and "Vida y Drama: Modern Mexican Prints"
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 05, 2009
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Make a run for the border

In August 1923, photographer Edward Weston left his wife and three of his four sons in Los Angeles and headed to Mexico City.
Edward Weston in Mexico, plus modern Mexican prints
By GREG COOK  |  June 05, 2009
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Connected

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
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Candide camera

There might be a dark side to Poppy (Sally Hawkins), the driving force behind Mike Leigh’s new film Happy-Go-Lucky , but damned if I could find it.  
Mike Leigh lightens up in Happy-Go-Lucky
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 16, 2008
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Mexico City abuzz with Beantowners

Where’s New York?  Where’s LA?
A report from the International Mexico City Festival of Contemporary Cinema
By GERALD PEARY  |  April 07, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Jammin’ with Nordstrom

“I am stoked to collaborate with Nordstrom,” said Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz in a recent press release.
Living guy sells out; dead guy sells out; living guys die
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 01, 2008


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Back in the USSR

Gulag is the Russian acronym for the government agency that administered the famously harsh system of forced labor camps in the former Soviet Union, but it has come to refer more generally to that system of prisons and detention facilities.
Studying the Gulag at BU, Mexican women in art at Brandeis, and Pedro Reyes at Harvard
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  October 10, 2006
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The naked sorority

”Palo Suicide” stands behind a tripod, adjusting her digital camera.
Never mind its tough-girl alt-porn feminism: SuicideGirls has already moved on to a new generation
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  May 08, 2006