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Inverting, and illuminating, the story of Eurydice
The memory-darkening waters of the Lethe run in unlikely channels — inside a blue-lit elevator, through a system of pipes and spigots, in the sound of a persistent drip always somewhere just out of sight.
| November 02, 2012
Apsara are the heavenly dancers of Khmer mythology, the shape-changing nymphs whose bas-relief images have adorned the walls of the temple of Angkor Wat since the 12th century.
| October 26, 2012
Six artists take on reality at Rose
The search for meaning can lead to some pretty weird places. Into a minotaur's lair, for instance, or the hollowed insides of a horse.
Let’s get mythical
| July 27, 2012
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
| November 11, 2011
Review: The Myth of the American Sleepover
David Robert Mitchell's impressive if derivative debut doesn't delve so much into a myth as a mini-genre.
Adolescent initiation rites
| September 02, 2011
Wizards & Warriors Camp is a living video game, putting kids in control of everything from plotline to character personality.
Where Lord of the Rings meets Lord of the Flies
| August 12, 2011
Hit the Books
The Boston Book Festival happens this Saturday, October 16, from 10 am to 9 pm at various locations in Copley Square.
Thirty-three reasons you can't miss this year's Boston Books Festival
| October 15, 2010
Shabti, Mythology, Scalpel at Flask Lounge, July 26
We're not sure if this particular Metal Monday at Flask was a happy accident or the start of a new (sorta-) weekly event, but the little ring-shaped bar makes a fine host for the loud and bleak, and free shows like these gather a particular type of steam
| July 30, 2010
Where the wild things are
Venture out into the waters and woodlands of New England, and there's a chance you'll bump into "Champ," America's own Loch Ness Monster, who allegedly plies the muddy ripples of Lake Champlain.
As our planet edges closer to the apocalypse, the escapist, fantasy world of cryptids is suddenly coming to life
| January 07, 2009
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