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Pondering the Southworth Planetarium’s laser shows

Every year as spring approaches, the Southworth Planetarium hosts its weekly Laser Fest, a 3-D bonanza of about a dozen programs that light up the dome theater with retro-futurist animation.
Galaxy defenders
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  February 24, 2012

Review: Steampunk at the Players' Ring

Since they began gaining mass popularity in the '80s, the antique copper laser-guns, cog-studded corsets and alternate electronic empires of the steampunk genre have been buzzing the cultural circuitry ever more.
Metallic myths
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 01, 2010
Mindscrew music -- but more importantly, laser bats!

Mindscrew music -- but more importantly, laser bats!

Seth Horowitz, in a blurry iPhone snapshot of the photo that ran with the Globe's story. Yes, that is a bat in his pocket.We totally...
By Shaula Clark  |  February 23, 2010