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The parallel careers of Newsweek's premier wordsmith
| May 14, 2010
On January 1, 1903, Isabella Stewart Gardner invited 300 guests to a private concert by members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the opening of her new museum on the Fenway. After performances of Bach, Mozart, and Schumann, the mirrored door
The Gardner Museum takes a chance on the new
| February 05, 2010
2009: The year in movies
As I looked over my list of the best movies of 2009, it suddenly struck me: where are all the women on screen?
Men behaving badly
| December 25, 2009
Review: The Hurt Locker
Now that the troops are pulling out and the war no longer haunts the headlines, maybe people will want to see a film about Iraq — especially since it's one of the best war movies ever made.
Kathryn Bigelow makes her masterpiece
| July 10, 2009
Will Harvard drop acid again?
In a moment of delightful whimsy in the annals of drug history, Albert Hofmann, after purposely ingesting LSD for the first time, rode his bicycle home and experienced all manner of beatific and hellish visions.
Psychedelic research returns to Crimsonland
| May 28, 2008
Chris Adrian is trying to figure out how to bring people back to life.
Chris Adrian reckons with human suffering in his new book The Children’s Hospital
| March 02, 2007
No one familiar with Azita Youssefi’s previous band, Chicago’s prescient neo-no-wave Scissor Girls, could have foreseen her solo work’s sharp veer toward piano-based art song.
Detail from the Mountain Side | Drag City
| July 05, 2006
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