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ThePruittIgoe Myth

Review: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

The Pruitt-Igoe projects in St. Louis were supposed to be a means for poor farmers and field workers to find big-city opportunities.
On the sabotage of the American dream
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 06, 2012
Sun Tunnels Holt

Nancy Holt locates the cosmos

Holt is part explorer, part surveyor, part hippie/New Age dreamer. And this thorough survey of her art from 1966 to '80 shows her finding her way to becoming one of the pioneers of the "Land Art" or "Earthworks" movement.
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By GREG COOK  |  February 17, 2012
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Review: Moneyball

Adapting Michael Lewis's bestseller of the same title, director Bennett Miller and screenwriters Aaron Sorkin and Steven Zaillian take up Beane's story in 2002, when the A's, fresh from the previous season's playoff loss to the Yankees, try to rebuild af
The game's plays are numbered
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 23, 2011
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Bull McCabe's

I asked a friend who lives in Union Square, Somerville, if he'd checked out the nearby Bull McCabe's. "No, I'm still in mourning for Tír na nÓg [its predecessor]."
A sweet little neighborhood pub with modest food at nice prices
By MC SLIM JB  |  February 19, 2010
Looking Back, Seeing Double

Looking Back, Seeing Double


 The end of a calendar year is generally a time of reflection. As January 1st looms, so do resolutions, those pesky promises we make to...
By Sara Faith Alterman  |  December 14, 2009
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Manufactured landscapes

Depending on our mood, most of us seek out albums that coddle our hopes, fears, and concerns; failing that, we want escapism, foreign environments that either take us where we want to be or startle us with the thrill of the new.
Highlights from a banner year in wordless music
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY + ANDREW FREDERICK  |  May 15, 2009


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Same difference

"I grew so weary of playing by myself on the laptop. I felt so controlled by the computer."
It's a pleasure keeping the Field on repeat
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 15, 2009
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Three pieces + three places

The Maine College of Art Faculty Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art is teeming with offerings from instructors from every department.
Local standouts on view and for sale
By IAN PAIGE  |  December 05, 2007
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The Field

Not since Akufen’s “My Way” has an album of microsamples achieved the status of high art.
From Here We Go Sublime | Kompakt
By DAVID DAY  |  June 19, 2007