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Toy Story 3
A message from the office of synthetic personality management.
| November 26, 2010
Ann Beattie emerged in the 1970s in the pages of the New Yorker with a cast of post-grad characters who smoked pot, bummed around, fell in and out of relationships, and faced the world with a shrug and the latest rock and roll on the stereo.
Ann Beattie hasn’t been sleeping
| July 02, 2010
Review: Toy Story 3
All recent bad kids' movies — Furry Vengeance and Marmaduke come to mind — have one thing in common: a PG rating.
The play's the thing
| June 18, 2010
One thing that impressed me was that dance invention seems to be making a comeback as a major challenge for young choreographers after years of being stirred into the multimedia stew.
Pacific Northwest Ballet, Twyla Tharp, and much more in New York
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| January 22, 2010
Roller girls go down
Don't you hate missing the best example of whatever point you were making?
Port shows no authority
| May 22, 2009
The New Yorker Almost Gets It Right On Ritalin and Adderall
It took 30 milligrams of (legally prescribed) Ritalin for me to get through Margaret Talbot’s 10-page New Yorker piece about the so-called “underground world of...
| April 21, 2009
Soldiers committing suicide
On July 22, 2004, unable to handle the intensity anymore — the daily vomiting, the feeling that he was a murderer — Lucey wrapped a garden hose around his neck and hanged himself.
US troops are killing themselves in record numbers
| March 11, 2009
Ah, wintertime. It's dark, it's cold, it seems like you might lose a few extremities to frostbite on the way to the club. You know what? Just go for it.
Local CDs to help you make it until spring
| December 29, 2008
Coachella it ain’t
The International Noise Conference started as an acid-tongued spit take on the club-oriented Miami Winter Music Conference.
The INC cometh and Cage's Variations VII
| April 15, 2008
Yelchin can claim a breakthrough, and Hope Davis adds sass as Charlie’s pill-popping mom.
A rich kid on the road to comeuppance
| February 20, 2008
Among its hordes of firsts, The Simpsons helped transplant politicians from the cartoon funny pages to our television sets.
The 20 Best Animated Politicians in Cartoon History
| July 26, 2007
The Light in the Piazza is an ambitious if old-fashioned musical.
The Light in the Piazza; Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; Love’s Labour’s Lost
| June 05, 2007
Crimes and misdemeanors
There are more echoes in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels than rattle around the Grand Canyon.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ; Six Rounds/Six Lessons ; White People
| March 13, 2007
Portrait of an artist
Anne Frank’s celebrated diary is not just a window into daily life during a horrific time. In these loving, compulsive entries, we can also see the raw ore of an artist: the undeniable urge toward expression.
Anne Frank's diary is just the beginning
| November 21, 2006
Under the influence
A whole lot of thawing goes on in The Ice-Breaker, David Rambo’s stew of global and romantic warming, which is heating up New Repertory Theatre.
The Ice-Breaker at New Rep; Aunt Dan and Lemon at Merrimack
| October 31, 2006
Back to the land
Our cash crop of coastlines in our great state is fodder for countless exhibitions this summer.
Who brought the watercolors?
| June 14, 2006
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