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Téa Obreht 'remembers' the old country
For Obreht to set her first novel in a country she hasn’t lived in since the age of 12 shows considerable ambition.
| March 11, 2011
Javier Téllez's 2007 black-and-white film "Letter on the Blind, For the Use of Those Who See" starts with a catchy premise: he gathered six blind New Yorkers at an empty public pool in Brooklyn to act out the fable of the blind men and the elephant.
'Acting Out' at the ICA, plus Eileen Quinlan
| April 03, 2009
Mixed book bag
It looks like a good season run-up to beach reads, with new fiction from Denis Johnson and Aleksandar Hemon, biographies of Gabriel García Márquez and Cornelius Vanderbilt, and John Updike's final collection of poetry.
Reads to thaw out with
| March 16, 2009
A powerhouse play
For a play titled Small Tragedy , playwright Craig Lucas certainly has packed in a bundle of large feelings.
URI’s compelling Small Tragedy
| October 16, 2008
The wonders of olive oil
Many of us may think about increasing our intake of olive oil just by pouring a bit more on our salads.
The Italians, French, and Greeks are on to something
| April 02, 2008
iFun for phone nerds
Apple’s iPhone was unveiled last week to much chattering and drooling.
Dept. of new stuff
| January 17, 2007
Life is a highway
In August 2006, more than 200 artists, architects, and assorted citizens of the world traversed the former Yugoslavia’s former Highway of Brotherhood and Unity, exploring the cultural and urban landscape of nine cities in the Western Balkans as an experi
‘Lost Highway Expedition Symposium’ at MIT; ‘Inspired by China’ at the Peabody Essex
| October 17, 2006
Crossword: 'High five'
| October 11, 2006
This is how we do it
I’m going to tell you how to beat the Republicans in November.
Letters to the Boston editor: July 7, 2006
| July 05, 2006
Social studies II
Workhorse is a well-named theater.
Workhorse’s insightful With Claws and Beak
| April 18, 2006
Theater of war
Saving Private Ryan reprised the glory days of GI Joes fighting nobly at Normandy, but it certainly didn’t spawn a comeback of World War II combat flicks.
The HFA brings back the good old days of combat movies
| February 02, 2006
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