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The Decemberists | The King Is Dead
It may be called The King Is Dead , but the latest Decemberists album screams "rodeo" rather than "royalty."
| January 14, 2011
Phillipe and Jorge have always had a problem with Providence College basketball’s advertising campaign, which refers to the area as “Friartown” in a delusional suggestion that the squad has support throughout the local community.
PC players foul out. Plus, helping Johnny Mac, a Supreme shift, and ‘Monbo Time’
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| April 16, 2010
Rise and fall
For years now, the Naked Shakespeare Ensemble has brought its signature fare — stripped-down productions and ravishingly acute attention to the Bard's language — into a slew of non-traditional settings, including the Wine Bar on Wharf Street, SPACE Gall
Naked Shakespeare's Richard II
| May 22, 2009
Twelve American universities with Persian Gulf campuses
HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE
| September 25, 2008
Audiences must have developed shock absorbers over the course of the past 50 years.
Orfeo’s Look Back in Anger; WHAT’s What the Butler Saw
| June 24, 2008
| December 31, 2007
“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
| November 20, 2007
This article originally appeared in the May 6, 1999 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Rushdie's new novel, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, is a work of epic ambition that fuses myth with rock-and-roll reality
| June 21, 2007
Paul’s got Kate?
Paul Potts! Paul Potts! And again — Paul Potts!
Maybe not, but Simon Cowell goes up in flames
| June 19, 2007
Every tragedy reaches a point where mourning turns to kitsch. Watch the trailer for The Queen (QuickTime)
Mirren and Frears save The Queen
| February 20, 2007
L’Allegro, fuss and feathers, and the ICA blues
This year we were looking forward to dance performances at the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater in the new ICA.
A year in dance
| December 20, 2006
Off with their heads
The signs are getting bleak for the man in the White House and the party in power.
Recent polls are giving the GOP the willies. So should the movies.
| October 20, 2006
The English choreographer Matthew Bourne isn’t the first to propose an Oedipal dimension for Swan Lake .
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake
MARCIA B. SIEGEL
| April 25, 2006
It’s been a decade since Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake burst into the public consciousness, transforming the familiar image of the ballet swan, with her crown of feathers and undulating arms, into a feral, malevolent male bird surrounded by his fearsome
Matthew Bourne’s swans fly in
| April 13, 2006
When Prince Harry dressed up as a Nazi for his ill-fated costume party, most of the world was shocked. Robert Richmond saw parallels to the Melancholy Dane.
Aquila brings the Dane to town
| January 12, 2006
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