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Ted Kennedy's real record

When a 32-year incumbent seeks re-election, there is a long and well-documented record that can be examined. So it's disconcerting to note that admit all the miles of newsprint and videotape that have been expended covering the US Senate campaign, littl
A note on the 32-year-incumbent's accomplishments
By AL GIORDANO  |  August 28, 2009

When men were men

Since Sam Peckinpah’s untimely death at the age of 59, he has acquired such legendary status that it’s startling to remember that he made only 14 films over a period of 22 years.
Sam Peckinpah at the Harvard Film Archive
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  September 03, 2008

On the verge

A plot line so busy that it crowds its characters.
A very busy Roadside
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 28, 2008

Myth and legend

With no ado, here are some of the last year’s theatrical highlights.
Portland theatre: 2007 in review
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 19, 2007

Honorable sacrifices

“Does one say ‘immoral’ or ‘amoral?’” a drunken, debauching young Henry II asks his best friend and chancellor, Thomas Becket.
For God and King, at the Players' Ring
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 20, 2007

Michelangelo Antonioni

It seems inherently wrong to be writing an obituary for Michelangelo Antonioni, who died July 30 in Rome, just a day after we lost Ingmar Bergman.
1912 – 2007
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  August 08, 2007

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Sombras y sueños

Three generations of women have more than just ghosts to contend with in the world premiere production of Jeff Symes’s lyrical Abuelos , directed by Todd Hunter for the Players’ Ring.
Finding the wisdom of elders
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 10, 2006