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One of the best artworks seen around here in recent years was Newton artist Deb Todd Wheeler's installation Live Experiments in Human Energy Exchange , at the (now defunct) Green Street Gallery in Jamaica Plain in 2006.
Deb Todd Wheeler and Ben Sloat give conceptual art a kick
| June 11, 2010
An Irish classic
Matriarch Juno is the only one of the Boyles who brings in any coin: Her husband Jack is a drunken boor who, to avoid working, feigns aches in his legs.
The strong ensemble of Juno and the Paycock
| May 14, 2010
Pat Metheny | Orchestrion
The “orchestrion” is a Rube Goldberg-like contraption that empowers Metheny in one-man-band format to trigger a variety of percussion and other instruments as he plays guitar.
| May 14, 2010
Review: A Serious Man
The Coen Brothers have put the sad back in sadism.
The Coens find no country for A Serious Man
| October 09, 2009
Girl power at Halitosis Hall
Phillipe + Jorge have always been strong supporters of state Senator Teresa Paiva Weed, the presumptive (God, do we hate that word) new Senate president.
Paiva Weed to reach lofty height in old boys' club
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| November 12, 2008
Night of the living dead
It’s almost over. This is welcome news.
What if the election doesn’t end on Election Day?
| October 29, 2008
Looking back on a time when action sequences unfolded without the currently fashionable veil of rapid editing and CGI.
Getting an Indy history lesson on DVD
| May 22, 2008
No matter what happens over their next two games, the Patriots will not have gone undefeated in 2007.
After decades of curses and calamities, Boston’s sports fortunes are at an unprecedented high. So can we stop the whining?
| December 19, 2007
Following the evidence
“CSI: The Experience,” like a B-movie, is best if you don’t think too hard about it.
‘CSI’ at the Museum of Science, plus Tom Sachs at Brandeis
| December 09, 2007
James Levine’s devotion to the music of Elliott Carter has been a boon to Boston.
The BSO and BVM celebrate America’s greatest living composer, plus Stockhausen’s Mantra, and music for Beckett
| November 20, 2007
Oil has been discovered in a Brighton backyard.
Powering the anti – fossil fuel revolution, one fried catfish at a time
| November 07, 2007
What began life as the comparatively modest Fool’s Ball has mutated into an unruly (but lovable) behemoth.
AS220’s annual fest is a sensory overload — and then some
| July 10, 2007
Somewhere in time
As we sip sherry, Mr. Salley points to a picture of Cinderella’s castle at Disneyland, that glorious patamechanical nexus.
A senses-filling visit to the Musée Patamécanique
| May 18, 2007
At times Brian De Palma shows signs of the genius some attribute to him. Watch the trailer for The Black Dahlia (QuickTime)
Brian De Palma makes a mess of The Black Dahlia
| February 20, 2007
It happens only every three or four years rather than annually, so “Faculty Exhibition 2007” at Brown University’s David Winton Bell Gallery is bound to catch our attention.
A wide range of work by Brown's faculty
| January 30, 2007
New to DVD: December, 20 2006
Plus the Black Dahlia and The Last Kiss .
The Descent, Factotum, Jackass: Number Two
NEW TO DVD
| December 19, 2006
“Lost and Found,” now showing at the June Fitzpatrick Gallery at the Maine College of Art in Portland, is worth stumbling upon.
“Lost and Found” is rich with experience
| October 18, 2006
Watered down ship
When the folks who run Rotten Tomatoes calculated the Tomatometer scores for all of last year’s films, they found that the best-reviewed wide-release film of 2005 was Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit .
Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit
| March 10, 2006
Final Destination 3
If your moviegoing destination lies in the vicinity of guilty pleasures, then you’ve probably visited David R. Ellis’s Final Destination 2 , the 2003 horror sequel that eclipsed the 2000 original’s conceit that death can’t be cheated and has a nasty sen
| February 09, 2006
Cap and trade explained
| January 01, 1900
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