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Beyond the big top

Calling Cirque du Soleil a circus is like calling Cinderella's splendiferous carriage a pumpkin. They're starting their 25th anniversary tour at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence (July 2 through 5) and, compared to Cirque, an ordinary circus appe
Cirque du Soliel's acrobatic theater
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 03, 2009
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Street art

The exhibit’s 37 color photos from 2005 to 2007, plus three plumed headdresses, serve as an appetizer for the Carnival, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this month.
Boston’s Caribbean Carnival at 35
By GREG COOK  |  August 12, 2008
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Putting the ‘art’ in ‘fart’

Everybody poops.
‘Pull My Finger’ explores the dark vortex where comedy and poop jokes meet
By SHARON STEEL  |  July 06, 2007
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Exchange student challenges the high cost of textbooks

When he encounters an injustice — no matter how small — Dustin “Dusty” Pfundheller takes action. Pfundheller, 20, arrived at Rhode Island College this fall on an exchange program from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls.
Straight outta Wisconsin
By ERICA SAGRANS  |  December 29, 2006
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Say it loud

Unrest is in the crisp fall air as Election Day 2006 rolls around, and examples of artists who are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore abound.
‘Dissent!’ at Harvard, ‘Media Machines’ at Tufts, ‘Fashion Show’ at the MFA, and Michael Smith at MIT
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  October 31, 2006


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Elemental journeys

Exploration is the fodder of Five by Tenn and Tom Crean — Antarctic Explorer .
Five by Tenn , Tom Crean — Antarctic Explorer
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 02, 2006