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Review: Showtime’s The Borgias

The second season of The Borgias (Sunday at 9 pm, Showtime) enters a crowded Sunday night field: HBO's Game of Thrones , AMC's Mad Men , even AMC's much discredited The Killing .
Blood oaths
By JON GARELICK  |  April 06, 2012

Rollin' into winter

Last call THURSDAY (the 15th) to check out TORN SHORTS (pick up the excellent debut, Life On a River ) playing Dusk on Harris Ave.
No Jingle Bell Rock in this lineup
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 16, 2011
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Review: All's Faire In Love

It seems that before actually performing in a Renaissance Faire, actors first have to appear in a movie about one.
Scott Marshall's Renn Faire stinker
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 28, 2011
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Tampa re-emerging as a death-metal hotbed

People up here in the Northeast normally associate Tampa, Florida, with balmy beaches and snowbirds. But look beyond the sands and the area is the perfect grindcore dystopia: boulevards flanked by miles of strip sprawl cut across a lattice of low-slung
Dark rays
By JANSSEN MCCORMICK  |  August 26, 2011

More fireworks

The live circuit remains abuzz during this post-holiday stretch, leading off with a red-hot DEER TICK playing a freebie at Waterplace Park on FRIDAY (the 8th), courtesy of 'BRU's Summer Concert Series (show starts around 7 pm).
Deer Tick, Chachi, and Barn Burning
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 08, 2011
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The Bard goes green

Hark ye, eco-warriors, bearers of the canvas tote! Today's greenies could learn a thing or two from a country-bred Englishman who lived before automobiles and oil spills — William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare's Enchanted World
By AMY LITTLEFIELD  |  May 27, 2011


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Review: Assassin's Creed II

Assassin's Creed II is a macabre Italian getaway
Death in Venice: a macabre Italian getaway
By MITCH KRPATA  |  December 18, 2009
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Lasting impressions

The Renaissance of the 15th and 16th centuries didn't become known as the European age of rebirth for nothing.
RISD’s ‘The Brilliant Line’ details the history of engraving
By GREG COOK  |  October 09, 2009
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Three's company

The show's American curator, Frederick Ilchman, has snagged an improbable number of pairs and trios from the world's famous (and not so famous) museums.
Titian, Tintoretto, and Veronese rule at the MFA
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  March 11, 2009
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Slideshow: Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese at MFA

At the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
"Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  March 10, 2009
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Renaissance

The visuals of Christian Volckman’s film blow away just about everything else on the screen this year. Watch the trailer for Renaissance  (QuickTime)
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By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 27, 2006