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Review: Nobody Else But You
A dried-up French crime novelist (Jean-Paul Rouve) finds sudden inspiration for a new mystery in the true-life story of a TV weathergirl (Sophie Quinton).
| June 08, 2012
Smoking Weed on the Weekends Is Mandatory in the Year 2312
That shape-shifting JFK hologram sure is pushy!
| May 18, 2012
A throwback to the bombshell
"Is this really my life?" LuLu Locks asks. "I'm waking up this morning to go play Barbie dress-up with grown women?"
| January 20, 2012
Review: My Week with Marilyn
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) didn't distinguish the résumés of either Marilyn Monroe or Laurence Olivier. It did mark a highpoint in the life of 23-year-old Colin Clark.
| November 25, 2011
Sexy Period's panty raid
Stepping into Sexy Period's one-room office, I leave the imposing bricks of One Davol Square behind and enter a world of whimsy.
Department of Defense
| August 12, 2011
Conflict or what?
With Passover just around the corner, I detected a decidedly non-kosher element in the Other Paper on Monday.
The Journal takes out an ad; siding with Keith; mad about Phoebe
| April 15, 2011
Review: ''Four Thought'' at Candita Clayton Studio
During a heavy snowstorm in the early morning hours of January 12, a fire broke out in the second floor on the water side of the Edgewood Yacht Club on the Providence River in Cranston.
| April 08, 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
High ideals and crazy dreams
I have nothing against conspiracy theories.
| April 30, 2010
The news from No Place
Saya Woolfalk first grabbed people's attention around 2005, with playful-serious installations and videos in which performers masked in bright, patchwork fabric costumes of cartoon leaves and long swinging dreadlocks jumped around small rooms decorated
Saya Woolfalk and the feminist 'heretics'
| March 12, 2010
Play by play: February 5, 2010
Boston's weekly theater listings
Plays from A to Z
| February 05, 2010
Play by Play: January 29, 2010
Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings, January 29, 2010
| January 29, 2010
It's hard to imagine being dwarfed by the titanically insignificant Willy Loman.
All My Sons at the Huntington; In the Heights at the Opera House; [title of show] at SpeakEasy
| January 22, 2010
Eric Rohmer 1920 - 2010
No other filmmaker mined precisely the same territory as the French director Eric Rohmer, who died Monday at the age of 89.
| January 15, 2010
Two sides of life
"I started as a commercial artist, and I want to finish as a business artist," the Pop artist Andy Warhol wrote in 1975. "Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art."
Photographs by Andy Warhol and Stewart Martin
| December 18, 2009
Girls gone wild
Maybe it was a good thing after all that Jeremiah Freed packed up and moved to Los Angeles. Sure, the band broke up, but in the process bassist Matt Cosby met Pete Donovan and managed to drag him back here to Maine.
Making Friends and cultivating Strangers
| April 10, 2009
Near the end of the first act of the School of Fashion Design–run Collection 2008 show, I tensed in my seat, waiting for an emaciated little man in an unbelievably angular haircut to materialize from one of the wings of the stage and shriek, “Oh, no you
SFD students strut their stuff
| May 07, 2008
The end of a three-week, thousands-of-miles-from-home season is never the right time to assess a dance company.
The Kirov's Balanchine at City Center
| May 06, 2008
Wrong on Wright?
I’m so sick of people in general, and reporters in particular, who make assumptions about something based on hearsay.
Letters to the Boston editor, April 25, 2008
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| April 23, 2008
Our government is now taking its cues from late-night infomercials.
Free money? Well, sort of.
| March 12, 2008
Pierre et Gilles: Double je, 1976–2007 by Pierre Commoy and Gilles Blanchard
Taschen | 460 pages | $49.99
| December 03, 2007
Can Britney rise again?
The first movie star was a woman named Florence Lawrence.
It’s tough to be a celebrity on the skids, but even a ‘ticking time-bomb’ can stage a convincing comeback
| October 18, 2007
Ever since Salvatore Ferragamo designed the first stiletto heel in 1955, podiatrists have faced a steady stream of female patients seeking physical relief from their devotion to fashion over function.
The MFA’s new ‘Walk This Way’ exhibit traces the history of footwear fashion, from sandals to stilettos
| September 26, 2007
The roar of the greasepaint precedes that of the autumn wind this year.
Fall on the Boston boards
| September 12, 2007
The new nomadology
We tracked Smith down to find out how the first summer unfolded.
Institute for Doctoral Studies in Visual Arts’ first summer
| September 07, 2007
Gay old time
Many people take for granted that the divide between gay culture and mainstream culture is as thin as the latex of an expensive condom.
Ten moments when the mainstream assimilated gay culture and made it its own
| May 30, 2007
Porn in the USA
What’s the last time you went to a theater to see a porn movie?
Boston Underground Film Festival, Brattle Theatre, March 22, 2007
| March 26, 2007
Not only will the revolution be televised, it will be performed to Afro-Cuban rhythms twice nightly with the Buena Vista Social Club all tuxedoed up.
Viva las ropas viejas
| February 14, 2007
The sound and the Führer
Having taken on such larger-than-life figures as Marilyn Monroe, Gary Gilmore, Pablo Picasso, Jesus Christ, and, of course, Norman Mailer, Norman Mailer now essays “the most mysterious human being of the century,” Adolf Hitler.
Mailer takes on young Adolf
| January 31, 2007
It’s easy to hate 02138 , the Harvard-centric magazine whose second issue comes out later this week.
02138 searches for its voice
| December 13, 2006
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