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Photos: Boston Comic Con 2012

Die-hard fans packed the Hynes Convention Center for the Boston Comic Con on April 21-22, 2012.
Hynes Convention Center | April 21-22, 2012
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 27, 2012
Crazy Horse - preview

Review: Crazy Horse

In La Danse — The Paris Opera Ballet , Frederick Wiseman looked behind the scenes at a revered dance institution. In his new documentary he examines a dance institution of a different sort, the cabaret bar of the title, a Parisian pop-cultural icon a
Wiseman behind the scenes at a revered dance institution
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 27, 2012
Immortals Short Take

Review: Immortals

In Ancient Greece a stonemason is plucked from obscurity to battle evil while a posse of beautiful gods look on from their fabulous Olympian penthouse, before plunging earthwards to kick mortal butt.
Tarsem Singh's "visionary" directing
By SHEILA JOHNSTON  |  November 11, 2011

The fantasy (and reality) of Halloween costumery

We all wish we'd worn better costumes.
By KARL STEVENS  |  October 28, 2011
company one does 1001

Company One takes on Jason Grote's whirling 1001

Grote uses the same framing device as the original One Thousand and One Nights , which begins with Shahriyar (Nael Nacer) discovering his wife's infidelity and deciding that the only way to prevent his future wives from cheating is to marry virgins, de
American Nights
By MADDY MYERS  |  July 29, 2011

St Peter's Greasy Pole

Greased up in Gloucester

When people picture the greasy pole, they often envision men scaling a vertical pole, as in Boston's Festival Betances.
Big Slick
By GREG COOK  |  June 24, 2011

Photos: Anime Boston 2011

Anime Boston , winner of the Best Nerd Gathering  award in the Phoenix Best 2011, takes over the Hynes Convention Center on April 22-24, 2011.
Anime Boston | Hynes Convention Center | April 22-24, 2011
By ANDREW MCFARLAND  |  April 29, 2011

Review: The Eagle

Like Neil Marshall's Centurion, this historic tale of the Ninth Roman Legion in Britain features Pictish warriors and jaw-dropping scenery.
Channing Tatum gets stuck in a buddy movie
By PEG ALOI  |  February 11, 2011

Corsets, goggles, and game geeks in Warwick

Are you an aspiring warlord, dragon slayer or munchkin? Do you find Queen Victoria strangely sexy? Well TempleCon 2011 might be right up your alley.
Role playing
By DANIEL MCGOWAN  |  January 28, 2011

Photos: Arisia 2011

Sci-fi and fantasy fans attend Arisia 2011 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel at January 14-17, 2011.
Arisia 2011 | Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | January 14-17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 21, 2011


Photos: Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party

The annual Bloodfeast Halloween party celebrates its 7th year at Machine on October 30, 2010.
Bloodfeast 2010 Halloween Party | Machine | October 30, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  November 05, 2010

Photos: New England Comic Con 2010

New England Comic Con at the Hynes Convention Center on October 15-17, 2010.
New England Comic Con, at Hynes Convention Center | October 15-17, 2010
By NINA MASHUROVA  |  October 22, 2010

Photos: Anime Boston 2010

Photos from Anime Boston 2010 at the Hynes Convention Center
Photos from the Northeast's largest anime confab
By MADDY MYERS  |  April 09, 2010

Halloween Weekend Overdose

Halloween is in six days and you still have no idea what party you're going to. You simultaneously feel as though you have everything to do and nothing to do. You haven't even got a costume anymore, because your lazy stoner friend stole your zombie  Bill
34 Sugar-Fueled Hours of Halloween