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Review: High Ground
In October 2010, 11 wounded Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans — blind, missing limbs, suffering from traumatic brain injury or PTSD — took part in "Soldiers to the Summit," a mission to climb Nepal's 20,000 foot Mt. Lobuche.
| October 26, 2012
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
Tavern at the End of the World
They say there's no accounting for taste, though most folks will agree that if your tastes and mine are similar, then we both have good taste. This occurred to me as I scanned the jukebox at Charlestown's Tavern at the End of the World, a neighborhood b
Nice surprises in a warm, pubby package
MC SLIM JB
| November 20, 2009
Review: The Unmistaken Child
After the 2001 death of Tibetan Buddhist master Lama Konchog, his disciple Tenzin Zopa is charged with tracking down his reincarnation.
A fascinating, if disturbing, look at how the Dalai Lama's enlightened sausage is made
| July 17, 2009
Mt. Everest Kitchen
Asked to create pithy descriptions of obscure cuisines, food writers often triangulate, using familiar geographic signposts to nudge readers into the general neighborhood.
The strange yet strangely familiar (and undeniably delicious) cuisine of Nepal
MC SLIM JB
| July 03, 2009
Halal Indian Cuisine
I imagine many diners who like Indian cuisine and can tolerate some chili heat have had this frustrating discussion with their server: "Curry: spicy, please." "Would you like that mild, medium, or hot?" "Hot, please." "Ooh, hot here is very hot." "Hot,
Negotiating one's way to solid Northern Indian fare
MC SLIM JB
| June 05, 2009
Bruce Cockburn | Slice o Life: Bruce Cockburn Live Solo
This two-disc live set — just Bruce Cockburn and his guitars — may qualify as his one indispensable offering.
| March 30, 2009
"Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection" at Salem's Peabody Essex Museum opens with a pair of interesting choices.
Epic visions of contemporary China in Salem's Peabody Essex Museum.
EVAN J. GARZA
| February 25, 2009
When Cambridge native Caleb Neelon talks about how he got hooked on graffiti, he often recounts a trip he took to Germany with his mom in 1990.
Graffitist Caleb Neelon is a street survivor
| February 18, 2009
Slideshow: Street artist Caleb Neelon sprays the world
Artwork from street artist Caleb Neelon.
Artwork on many platforms
| February 13, 2009
Annapurna is owned and decorated by Nepalis, but in addition to Nepali cuisine, it serves a pan-Himalayan menu, including Afghan food, and a couple of Tibetan items.
Unusual pan-Himalayan cuisine in the heart of Cambridge
| October 02, 2008
The devil and Mr. Young
Holy water, Batman!
Multi-office seeker drops the knowledge on House Judiciary
PHILLIPE + JORGE
| May 14, 2008
What about Tibet?
It is about money.
The Olympics may prove to be China’s Achilles’s heel
| March 28, 2008
For the better part of the past decade, Michigan’s Wolf Eyes have made some of the most feral, ear-stinging, metal-machine-gone-mad music this side of anywhere.
Wolf Eyes take their show on the road
| March 25, 2008
Taking tolerance overseas
Hate violence between Catholics and Protestants plagued Northern Ireland for decades.
Stemming hate violence
| August 15, 2007
Bush's secret army
The 9/11 attacks provided a catalyst: an unprecedented justification to forge ahead with a radical agenda molded by a small cadre of neoconservative operatives.
Meet the American mercenaries of Blackwater, who fight outside of the law and take direction from the radical Christian right
| March 21, 2007
Flashbacks: October 13, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Dan Peleschuk and Ian Sands.
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966.
| October 11, 2006
Little Red ’Net
February 15 was a squirmy day for officials at Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, and Cisco.
The battle for Internet freedom will not end with China
| March 10, 2006
22 across: Passage of passage?
No theme, just a ton of long words.
| February 16, 2006
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