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See this film series: Short & Sweet III: German Animated Films: "Dreams and Demons" @ the Goethe Institut

Sprout (2006)"Dreams and Demons," the most recent installment in the Goethe Institut's series Short & Sweet III: German Animated Films, ventures into the haunted Teutonic...
By Peter Keough  |  September 26, 2011
cyberarts list

The Boston Cyberarts Fest needs a reboot

It's a quiet morning along the Rose Kennedy Greenway when I meet Mark Skwarek — a shaggy-haired New Yorker in a Spider-Man T-shirt and Puma sneakers — to check out his latest project, Occupation Forces.  
By GREG COOK  |  May 06, 2011

Mixed signals

For those who heard German electronics maestro Felix Kubin slice the air with fried keyboards and speed-tweaked samples at Boston’s Goethe-Institut last November, his return to the States couldn’t come soon enough.
The amalgamated adventures of Felix Kubin
By MATT PARISH  |  May 14, 2010

Our digital landscape

The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Fest
The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Fest
By GREG COOK  |  May 01, 2009

Our digital landscape

The installation Children of Arcadia convinced me that the 2009 Boston Cyberarts Festival isn’t going to suck.
The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Fest
By GREG COOK  |  May 01, 2009

Virtual Berlin — in Two Parts

When the Berlin Wall fell, in 1989, it fell quickly. Joyful Berliners reduced most of the structure to rubble within months, and 20 years later, little evidence remains.
Wall Eyed
By KARA HADGE  |  April 17, 2009


Keepin' it real . . . sort of

The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Festival (April 24–May 10) includes a handful of shows that focus on computer-simulated environments, both real and imaginary.
Virtual reality at the Boston Cyberarts Festival
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  April 17, 2009

Wintry mix

There are so many interesting and unusual musical happenings this week, it's almost more than this little column can bear.
No Triangle, Subliminal Sessions, and the New Music Festival
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  January 26, 2009

All's well that is Welles

Some of the best of the last Orson Welles flicks at the HFA
Some of the best of the last at the HFA
By A.S. HAMRAH  |  November 24, 2008

Strings ’n’ bass

This week we’re hitting the sonic extremes.
Helmut Lachenmann comes to town, plus DJ G Notorious’s Dubwise monthly
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 26, 2008

High techno

A prime place to go if you wanted to hear cutting-edge and classic techno from Germany, Detroit, and beyond has been “Make It New” every Thursday at Middlesex Lounge.
‘Make It New’ turns three, plus Hauschka at the Goethe
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 30, 2007


Funny frames

The seemingly endless final shot of Michael Haneke’s  CACHÉ|HIDDEN  might have shocked some viewers into an almost forgotten skill: watching.
The films of Michael Haneke at the HFA and MFA
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 15, 2007

Disco lives!

Hard to get to but wonderful to visit, Jamaica Plain is one of the secret jewels in the Boston crown. DJ Joseph Colbourne, "Color Mix" (mp3)
Color at the Milky Way, plus Berlin in Boston
By DAVID DAY  |  May 29, 2007

Power surge

The Boston Cyberarts Festival arrives to blanket the town with an onslaught of visual-art events and exhibitions connected by their use of technology.
The Boston Cyberarts Festival launches everywhere, Gabriel Orozco and Benjamin Buchloh converse at Harvard
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  April 09, 2007

The home front

Space and place, journeys and returns structure and punctuate Jewishfilm.2006.
Justice and guilt at Jewishfilm.2006
By MATTIAS FREY  |  April 18, 2006

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


We {heart} Schoenberg

Now we can add James Levine’s Gurrelieder to the list of the BSO’s historic triumphs.
The BSO makes even the ‘hard’ parts appealing
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  February 28, 2006