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Fall Theater Preview: Fall on Boston boards
Fall came early to Boston boards this year, bringing with it "Summertime."
| September 16, 2011
A life on the boards
An actor who has done 100 productions at the same theater?
Trinity’s Fred Sullivan, Jr. hits 100
| April 16, 2010
Focus group: Labeless Illtelligence
It's NBA All-Star Saturday and Labeless Illtelligence representatives Chris Andrews and Tyler Edwards, better known as CasUno and ESH the Monolith, settle in for one last marathon studio session at Edwards's East Providence apartment (dubbed FrESH Ear St
CasUno and ESH the Monolith streamline the cipher
| February 19, 2010
Interview: Gabourey Sidibe
"While reading the book, I realized that I knew this girl in so many different people. Not just girls but boys, and not just black people but white and Asian and Indian."
A hidden gem discovered in Harlem
| November 20, 2009
Review: I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell
The mantra "What would Tucker do?" gets bandied about in this boys-gone-wild silliness from Bob Gosse.
Tucker Max serves up arrogance, misogyny, poo jokes
| September 25, 2009
Always Always Land
The much loved tale of Peter Pan gets a revival on Broadway at least every generation for good reason. Not just because it appeals to kids, which goes without saying, but because it gives grownups a respectable excuse to see it themselves with their own
Theatre by The Sea’s Peter Pan soars
| July 21, 2009
Tufts University Art Gallery's "Sixth Annual Juried Summer Exhibition" is one of those summer sampler shows that's got about a million people in it.
Summer round-ups at Tufts and Montserrat
| July 10, 2009
Send in the clowns
The New York Post got to resurrect its priceless "Wacko Jacko" headline. Barbara Walters scored Super Bowl-level ratings without having to lift a pretty little finger. And Michael Jackson, well, no matter how you slice it, he got screwed royally.
The wacky worlds of Michael Jackson and Ozzy Osbourne
| July 03, 2009
There was Michael the living, breathing, singing performer and Jackson the commercial spectacle. We surrendered to the former, he to the latter.
How to mourn a mess
| July 03, 2009
The Thriller is gone
With the release of Bad (Epic), Michael Jackson ends a recording hiatus of nearly five years. He could have stayed away for 10 years and still not have escaped the shadow of Thriller , the biggest-selling album of all time.
For Michael Jackson, Bad aint' good
| July 03, 2009
Go back in time
Last weekend was Pride weekend here in Portland, and though rain made its own appearances occasionally, it didn't stop hundreds — even thousands — of people from, well, coming out and celebrating.
Gay and lesbian Mainers revisit the last 25 years
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| June 26, 2009
The house that Gonzo built
There’s a circus-like house in Allston — complete with an indoor basketball court, movie-projector room, pillow loft, and multiple art installations — whose ethos can best be summed up with a bit of poetry, which is printed out on labels on the wall of t
On a quiet street in Allston sits an unassuming home with an indoor hoops court, a pillow loft, a house band, and one main rule: leave things better than when you came
| April 01, 2009
Dancing ballet or not
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Celebrity Series program at the Cutler Majestic last weekend could have been a primer of the ways not to dance ballet.
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| February 10, 2009
Review: Letters to Cleo live
Was everything still the same? And were we?
Paradise Rock Club, December 8, 2008
| December 09, 2008
Death of a hoop dream
This past fall, Mario Hornsby Jr., then a senior at Springfield Central High School, wrote an essay for English class.
Mario Hornsby Jr. was senselessly gunned down in May. Now his father is trying to make sure his death was not in vain.
| August 27, 2008
Fabuloso is about what happens to a vaguely disappointing marriage when a couple of maniacs show up at the door insisting they’re family.
Mishegas meets metaphor in Fabuloso
| August 26, 2008
Big Brown and the Triple Crown
Horses may not talk, but money does.
Business as usual?
| June 11, 2008
| May 30, 2008
He speaks quickly, with a friendly, nervous laugh, in cadences that sound like a cross between Ira Glass and Martin Scorsese.
Interview: Keith Gessen’s young literary life
| April 15, 2008
Dance, Monkey: Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim
Kenyans are fast runners. They have endurance and can keep up with Mr. McCain. (Note: it’s Josh McCain, right? You might want to double-check that.)
We put visiting comics on the hot seat
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 15, 2008
The music men
Like the playwright’s Equus, the spotlight focuses like a laser beam on an obsession.
URI Theatre rocks Amadeus
| March 05, 2008
Richard III is a thing of additions and subtractions.
Trinity’s Richard III; plus Shakespeare’s Actresses in America
| February 05, 2008
Old meets new
At regional theaters around the country, Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol , that cash cow successfully mated with a golden goose, might as well be called Déjà Vu .
Trinity Rep preps its 31st Christmas Carol
| November 20, 2007
It’s a good pairing: together, Serenade and La Sylphide write an essay on doomed love
Boston Ballet in Serenade and La Sylphide
| October 31, 2007
Yumi Kori’s installation “Jukai" is a magical bubbly midnight wonderland.
Yumi Kori’s “Jukai” transforms Brown’s Bell Gallery
| September 12, 2007
The seductive new drama series Mad Men re-creates the beginning of the advertising industry’s shiny modern era of bullshit.
Mad Men practices truth in advertising
| August 08, 2007
The last Potter
The end is never easy, is it?
What does the end mean for Harry’s strange Boston disciples?
| July 24, 2007
No reading required.
25 fantasy films that lock horns, swords, and wands with Harry Potter
ELLEE DEAN AND MADDY MYERS
| July 24, 2007
Andrew Fleming’s Nancy Drew kicks off with a mystery that eluded even our supersleuth.
Nancy Drew lifts off on screen
| June 13, 2007
Ride, don't drive
This summer, with price gouging at the pumps at an all-time high, motoring vacations promise to be an even more miserable travel experience than usual.
Oil companies gouge us every time we get behind the wheel, so try a no-car vacation
| June 11, 2007
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