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Straight outta Utah: Heralding the arrival of Uinta

In 2012, we were blessed with the arrival of Founders and Goose Island; their year-round beers were a more-than-welcome addition to local shelves and taps.
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  January 18, 2013
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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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Sundance 2012 shakes off the angst

Two full production years following the market collapse in the third quarter of 2008, the tonal zeitgeist of films on display at the Sundance Film Festival — a reliable snapshot of independent filmmaking — has shifted from dark to light.
The light stuff
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 03, 2012

Small potatoes

There are too many ridiculous college football bowl games to really care about unless your alma mater plays in one.
Balls, pucks and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  December 30, 2011
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Love might be awarded at this year's Sundance Festival, but anger holds sway

When you step back from Sundance 2011 and its 110 films that hit the dozen screens over the 10 days ending January 30, what you come away with is the year of Angry Men.
Hope and fury
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 04, 2011
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Get out on the cheap

As eyes may roll, and thoughts of sliding down Mellen Street into Deering Oaks swim through our mind, wintertime is what keeps so many of us excited for eight months a year.
Winter escapes that won't stretch your wallet
By JOSH SCHLESINGER  |  January 28, 2011


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Review: Best Worst Movie

Best Worst Movie offers a strong argument for why certain objects of kitsch are adopted by eccentric fans.  
Exploring Troll 2 's fascinatingly watchable badness
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  June 04, 2010
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Cookie monster

The Florida International University football program was rocked recently when running back Kendall Berry was stabbed to death in front of eight witnesses — allegedly by an ex–FIU teammate.
Senseless tragedy at FIU; plus, late-night fun at Marshall and some Oregon fallout
By MATT TAIBBI  |  April 16, 2010

Judicial ups and downs

It was about time that Rogeriee Thompson was finally confirmed (unanimously, we might add) by the United States Senate for what amounts to an historic spot on the Federal Court of Appeals.
Plus poppy hypocrisy, pressuring the Pope, and even more ‘Buttercup’ trivia
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 26, 2010
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Go frock yourself!

It was nine months before their wedding that my friends Vissy and Harry sat me down for a “We need to talk” moment. What they wanted was a favor: would I be willing to get ordained as a minister and officiate their wedding?
An Irish-Jewish atheist who disdains religion becomes an ordained minister online to officiate his friends’ wedding
By JASON O’BRYAN  |  March 26, 2010
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Rocky Mountain low

Ever since Steven Soderbergh put what was a grade-Z resort town on the film-business map with sex, lies, and videotape in 1989, the Indies and foreigners essentially hijacked the Oscars.
A little frayed, the Sundance brand endures
By HARLAN JACOBSON  |  February 12, 2010


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Visions of hope

Shannon Heuklom of Providence spent the past two summers helping at a rural clinic, serving some 2000 HIV-positive patients, that is run by the nonprofit Hope Through Health in the West African nation of Togo.
‘Coming Out’ at Firehouse 13; Dery and Easton at 5 Traverse
By GREG COOK  |  January 15, 2010
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Don't do it

So, I heard that you want to trade in your skis for a snowboard this year. Maybe it'll be fun? Well, maybe, but there are a few things I'd like you to consider before you make that leap.
Thinking about making the gnarly move from skiing to snowboarding? Think again, brah.
By JASON O'BRYAN  |  November 20, 2009

Play by play: October 16, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
This week's theater listings
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 16, 2009

Play by play: October 9, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Theater listings
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 09, 2009
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Latter day taint

Fifteen years ago, Glenn Beck was a small-market DJ with a drinking problem, no friends, and bleak professional prospects. Today, he’s a Fox News superstar averaging 2.4 million viewers, an inexorably successful author, and the leader of a popular movem
How Glenn Beck is driven by Mormonism — and why his fellow faithful (including Mitt Romney) should be worried
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 09, 2009


Play by Play: October 2, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  October 02, 2009
Boston Locking Up More People For Graffiti

Boston Locking Up More People For Graffiti


 Since the Boston Police Department arrested renowned street artist Shepard Fairey at his ICA opening this past February, the public has been more aware than...
By Chris Faraone  |  September 28, 2009

Play by Play: September 25, 2009

Boston's weekly theater schedule
Plays from A to Z
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 25, 2009
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Scrunk happens

According to AbsolutePunk's Jason Tate, brokeNCYDE "epitomize everything that music (and human beings) should not be."
We're not fans, but the kids seem to like it
By LEOR GALIL  |  July 17, 2009
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Legalize pot now

The Obama administration, already overtaxed with two foreign campaigns, made headlines this past week when the White House's newly minted director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy called for an end to the "War on Drugs."
With support from the unlikeliest circles, this could be marijuana's moment
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 29, 2009


Gas Crisis

Gas Crisis


Somewhere in Utah, the Dunkin Donuts Drive Across America takes a potentially disastrous turn! ...
By Charlie  |  April 16, 2009
What we saw today.

What we saw today.


1) Rocks. Lots and lots of rocks. 2) Snow 3) Hail 4) Snowy Hail 5) Utah 6) Arizona 7) Nevada ...
By Charlie  |  April 16, 2009
Sticker?

Sticker?


What sticker? Taken at Black Dragon Canyon, Utah. ...
By Charlie  |  April 16, 2009
Truck Driver's Blues

Truck Driver's Blues


Here's a video of Private Snowball driving through the Utah desert. ...
By Charlie  |  April 16, 2009
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Busting Balls: 20 ways to improve sports

College football is stupid. Everybody knows it.
We blow the whistle on the ridiculous rules and quirks that make the games lame
By LANCE GOULD  |  January 07, 2009


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20 reasons the Earth will be glad to see Bush go

The planet Earth usually tries to stay out of politics. It doesn't endorse candidates. It doesn't run attack ads. It doesn't even register as a lobbyist.
As our 43rd president scrambles to screw further with Mother Nature, a look at the ways our planet will be better off under Obama
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 17, 2008
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Graffiti wars

Even though he’s headed to prison, SPEK will still be visible in Massachusetts.
Cops and taggers play a high-stakes game of cat and mouse
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 03, 2008
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Two many Americas

It's worth reminding ourselves that when the Republicans are out of power, they go apeshit.
Could an Obama administration mean an end to the red-state/blue-state divide?
By BY MIKE MILIARD  |  November 12, 2008
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Obama redraws the map

Barack Obama has made history. The next question is whether his victory has sparked a lasting electoral realignment.
But the electoral shifts may not last
By STEVEN STARK  |  November 05, 2008