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Fall Theater Preview: Fall on Boston boards

Fall came early to Boston boards this year, bringing with it "Summertime."
Stage worthies
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  September 16, 2011
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A life on the boards

An actor who has done 100 productions at the same theater?
Trinity’s Fred Sullivan, Jr. hits 100
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 16, 2010
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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
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 19, 2010
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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
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 20, 2009
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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
By TOM MEEK  |  September 25, 2009
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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
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 21, 2009


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Breakthroughs

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
By GREG COOK  |  July 10, 2009
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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
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 03, 2009
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Reaction Jackson

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
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  July 03, 2009
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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
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  July 03, 2009
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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
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 26, 2009


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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
By SHAELYN DOLEN  |  April 01, 2009
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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.

By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  February 10, 2009
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Review: Letters to Cleo live

Was everything still the same? And were we?
Paradise Rock Club, December 8, 2008
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 09, 2008
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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.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 27, 2008
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Home invasion

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
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  August 26, 2008


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Big Brown and the Triple Crown

Horses may not talk, but money does.
Business as usual?
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 11, 2008

June 2008


Monthly forecast
By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  May 30, 2008
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Book mad

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
By JON GARELICK  |  April 15, 2008
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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
By 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
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 05, 2008


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Bottled-spider web

Richard III  is a thing of additions and subtractions.
Trinity’s Richard III; plus Shakespeare’s Actresses in America
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  February 05, 2008
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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
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 20, 2007
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Dark victory

It’s a good pairing: together, Serenade and La Sylphide write an essay on doomed love
Boston Ballet in Serenade and La Sylphide
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 31, 2007
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Bubblicious

Yumi Kori’s installation “Jukai" is a magical bubbly midnight wonderland.
Yumi Kori’s “Jukai” transforms Brown’s Bell Gallery
By GREG COOK  |  September 12, 2007
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Nice package

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
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  August 08, 2007


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The last Potter

The end is never easy, is it?
What does the end mean for Harry’s strange Boston disciples?
By SHARON STEEL  |  July 24, 2007
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Potter-schmotter!

No reading required.
25 fantasy films that lock horns, swords, and wands with Harry Potter
By ELLEE DEAN AND MADDY MYERS  |  July 24, 2007
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Retro rocket

Andrew Fleming’s Nancy Drew kicks off with a mystery that eluded even our supersleuth.
Nancy Drew lifts off on screen
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  June 13, 2007
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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
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  June 11, 2007