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Alternative energy

At the end of August, the seven-month-old Massachusetts Creative Economy Council released its first report on the state of culture here.
GASP marks five years
By GREG COOK  |  October 16, 2009
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Wrestlemania

Plus, Ed Ruscha and Raymond Pettibon in Worcester
Cameron Jamie grapples with Michael Jackson, hot-dog eating contests, and cranky Klauses at MIT
By GREG COOK  |  May 18, 2007
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An exile’s journey

Cuban artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons arrived at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art one December day in 1991.
María Magdalena Campos-Pons gets a retrospective in Indianapolis
By GREG COOK  |  February 20, 2007
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Playing with history

In February 1862, with the Civil War not yet a year old, Union forces took Fort Henry, a Confederate outpost on the Tennessee River, as they began to open up Southern waterways for supply lines.
Kara Walker's civil war
By GREG COOK  |  January 30, 2007
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Jason Moran

"How can an abstract jazz artist say clearly how they feel and make an audience understand?” That’s the question Moran asks in the liner notes to Artist in Residence .
Artist in Residence | Blue Note
By JOHN GARELICK  |  January 22, 2007