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Honky-tonk heroes

When Henry Horenstein began photographing Boston's seedy Hillbilly Ranch tavern, New Hampshire's Lone Star Ranch country-music park, and the legendary Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville in the early 1970s, he came for the music.
Photography
By GREG COOK  |  September 21, 2012
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Slideshow: Boston's Combat Zone and Burlesque (NSFW!)

Images from Boston's Combat Zone at Howard Yezerski Gallery and the "Henry Horenstein: Show" at Walker.
Images from “Boston Combat Zone: 1969–1978” at Howard Yezerski Gallery and “Henry Horenstein: Show” at Walker Contemporary
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 19, 2010
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A walk on the wild side

Everyone looks so weary in Howard Yezerski Gallery's gritty documentary photos of Boston's dear departed Combat Zone from 1969 to 1978. The year's still young, but this glimpse into our past from Roswell Angier, Jerry Berndt, and John Goodman may be one
The Combat Zone, plus burlesque, drag, cross-dressing, and the avant-garde
By GREG COOK  |  February 19, 2010
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Mesmerizations

Rhode Island confirmed why it’s the capital of New England art-making with two major developments in 2007.
Providence art: 2007 in review
By GREG COOK  |  December 18, 2007
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Going underground

The project in which Michael Townsend and seven collaborators created a secret apartment at Providence Place began as an adventure in which four friends tried to live in the mall for a week.
The hidden quality of the Providence art scene is a big part of what sets it apart
By GREG COOK  |  October 10, 2007
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Digging Providence on two wheels

Before I came to Providence three years ago, my knowledge about the city could have fit in the palm of my hand.
Or, how a newcomer moved beyond Federal Hill and Waterfire
By JESSICA KERRY  |  September 05, 2007


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Monkey see, monkey do

So thorough and deadpan is the joke that Catherine Chalmers pulls off in her ravishing color photographs of insects crawling across flowers they resemble that when I read the wall text I was sure there had been a mistake. Slideshow: Going Ape: Confront
Into the cute at the DeCordova
By CHRISTOPHER MILLIS  |  September 12, 2006