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It's neat seeing Depp, more than a decade after his balding Raoul Duke in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas , as the younger Hunter S. Thompson, softening mannerisms later made brittle with cocaine, even if the performance is all surface.
Depp as the younger Hunter S. Thompson
By ANN LEWINSON  |  October 28, 2011

Drawn together: The MFA's 'Fresh Ink'

The Museum of Fine Arts' "Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition" exhibit sounds like a cool idea.
Plus Neal Rantoul and 'Boston Does Boston'
By GREG COOK  |  December 17, 2010

Works in progress

Back in October, Minnesota photographer Alec Soth spoke at MassArt. "Facebook: 15 billion uploaded photos," he said. "At its busiest, 550,000 images each second being uploaded. So I've been struggling with that. How do I function as a photographer in th
Photography after Facebook at the PRC, 'Boston Does Boston III' at Proof, and Taro Shinoda at Gardner
By GREG COOK  |  January 15, 2010

I wanna rock

In 1982, a group of local hardcore punk bands released what would turn out to be a landmark compilation album, This Is Boston, Not L.A.
LaMontagne’s vision for Boston art
By GREG COOK  |  December 09, 2008

Mind games

The troupe at Roger Williams University’s Barn Summer Playhouse is taking on the delicate drama  Proof  with satisfying finesse.
RWU’s intriguing Proof
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 16, 2008

Fringe festival

Off the beaten path, the fringes of Boston's gallery scene are seeing new development, and even expansion.
Galleries off the beaten path
By GREG COOK  |  June 10, 2008


X it out

It starts with x .
Let Proof equal love
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 10, 2007