Latest Articles


Smile, and be nice to Strangers

I'd recommend the Nogar Family Band fairly unequivocally, even if only because you really haven't heard this arrangement of instruments before.
All in the Family
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 10, 2012

Meeting ‘Strangers’ at Fryeburg’s Pace Galleries

Fittingly set in Fryeburg Academy's still relatively unknown Pace Galleries — a lovely showroom built on the annex of the school's Performing Arts Center in 2009 — "Strangers and Others" is a complex, mysterious, and densely packed assembly of figurati
The facts of figures
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 01, 2012

T Conversations

This guy can't take a hint.
By KARL STEVENS  |  October 07, 2011

Strange world

Bob Pfeifer's debut novel, University of Strangers (published by Power City Press, the print arm of the punk label Smog Veil Records), is a fictionalized retelling of a sensational, true-life murder case, as related in the voices of real people.
In his stream-of-consciousness thriller University Of Strangers , former punk rocker, label head, and convict Bob Pfeifer turns real life into something really weird
By BOB PFEIFER  |  February 18, 2011

Ends of the earth

Now in its 20th incarnation, the Boston Jewish Film Festival is almost the oldest three-ring circus of its kind (San Francisco’s annual program got there first by nine years), and in that span we’ve seen the elusive idea of “Jewish film” become an instit
The 20th Boston Jewish Film Festival reaches deep and far
By MICHAEL ATKINSON  |  November 04, 2008

The Strangers

Bryan Bertino’s psycho-thriller gets the job done for nearly two-thirds of its length. But when it shows its hand, it folds.
A home-invasion nightmare
By TOM MEEK  |  May 28, 2008