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Letters to the Boston editors, September 7, 2012
Jill Stein has not called for the dismantling of the CIA, the DHS, or the NSS.
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| September 07, 2012
Review: Rock of Ages
In retrospect, 1987, the year in which this adaptation of Chris D'Arienzo's hit Broadway show is set, might have been the moment that pop culture shit the bed.
| June 15, 2012
The Punch Brothers | Who's Feeling Young Now?
For a group full of virtuosos, the Punch Brothers refuse to dole out prodigious string-murdering sessions.
| February 10, 2012
Thurston Moore moves on
When Thurston Moore takes the stage at Somerville Theatre on Tuesday, he will no doubt stroll through the wispy cloud-spires of last summer's Beck-produced solo effort, Demolished Thoughts (Matador).
| January 27, 2012
Photos: Aimee Mann at the Somerville Theatre
Aimee Mann played the Somerville Theatre on Thursday, Jan 19, 2012.
Somerville Theatre | Thursday, Jan 19, 2012
| January 27, 2012
Photos: The Slutcracker at The Somerville Theatre
It's that time again: The all-naughty and no-nice holiday favorite, The Slutcracker, at The Somerville Theatre on December 11, 2011.
December 11, 2011
| December 16, 2011
See this film fest: All Things Horror presents Shudderfest @ the Somerville Theatre
As we close in on Halloween, the All Things Horror folks are getting an early start with Shudderfest. Tonight's double bill includes Evan Kelly's The...
| October 13, 2011
Photo: Musée d’Orsee Y/RMN; courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Edgar Allan Poe was kind of a rock star. Seriously, think about it. He...
| October 03, 2011
Attend this film fest: All Things Horror present the Viscera Film Festival @ the Somerville Theatre
Stained Traditionally considered the purview of male directors, the horror genre has increasingly been embraced by women. Taking note of this, the All Things Horror...
| September 22, 2011
The top 10 jazz events in town this fall
As usual, there's too much to choose from. Here are some highlights.
Starting with the Beantown Jazz Festival, ensembles large and small mix it up
| September 16, 2011
The Shark Week in Geek, August 1-7: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
It's finally here. People count down to this for months. As soon as the weather starts to change, it's fresh in everyone's minds -- the...
| August 01, 2011
See this film: Ninotchka at the Somerville Theatre
Some may have been more beautiful, but no other actress has been as ethereal, otherworldly, and unattainable. So when Greta Garbo spoke on screen in...
| July 30, 2011
The Week in Geek, July 25-31: Harry Potter Is Never Going Away
Remember that Harry Potter thing everyone was so crazy over? There were a bunch of books, or something? Then some movies? Well, you had better...
| July 25, 2011
See this film: Doctor Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb at the Somerville Theatre
Less graphic but perhaps more disturbing than Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange is his Doctor Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The...
| July 23, 2011
BOC's delightful Falstaff and Michael Endres playing Schubert at Newport
Boston Opera Collaborative is, in its own words, "a non-profit membership organization dedicated to providing opportunities for emerging artists." Its members share in both the artistic and administrative work. Now in its sixth year, it has created a sti
The essence of youth
| July 22, 2011
See this film: A Clockwork Orange at the Somerville Theatre
Nobody had as much fun with human folly as Stanley Kubrick, and two of his satiric masterpieces screen this week at the Somerville Theatre. His...
| July 21, 2011
The Week in Geek, July 18-24: Minds, Mindlessness, and Mind-Control
It's not supposed to go below 80 degrees Fahrenheit for the foreseeable future, so the events for this Week in Geek will not be physically...
| July 18, 2011
This Week in Geek, July 11-17: Sand sculptures, Slurpee’s, and tons of free stuff!
Some of the best things in life are free, and I don't mean the taste of new toothpaste or laughing with friends. Sure, those are...
| July 11, 2011
See these films: Seven Chances with live musical score @ the Somerville Theatre
Let's push the cinema clock back a bit, not just before 3D, but before color and even sound. After seeing Buster Keaton's silent comic masterpiece...
| July 09, 2011
This Week in Geek July 5-10: Get Your Con On
Post-holiday-weekend lag got you down? Did last weekend's boozing, barbecuing and fireworking set your expectations so high such that the prospect of a return the...
| July 06, 2011
The Week in Geek, June 27-July 3: School’s out, but we’ve still got class
We have finally reached that point in the summer where all the local schools are out. Swarms of children roam free; already, their vacation-slackened brains...
| June 27, 2011
See this film: Rubber at the Somerville Theatre
The puns about this film may be getting tiresome, but if you can spare a couple of hours you might find that Quentin Dupieux's Rubber...
| June 23, 2011
The Week in Geek, June 21-26: Celluloid Supernova
Unmitigated crapfest that was Green Lantern got you down? Worry not, because we've got plenty to tide you over until Cars 2. That includes fantasy...
| June 20, 2011
The Week In Geek, June 13-20: All Over the Place, Just Like the Doppler
So since the weather looks absolutely atrocious today through Wednesday and completely uncertain thereafter, Laser Orgy has provided you with a variety of indoor-outdoor events....
| June 13, 2011
This Week in Geek June 6-12: Featuring a Number of Pleasant Opportunities to Dress Up in Ridiculous Costumes
If you found last week's events too high-minded and cultural, then do we have news for you! This week's, we give you a multitude of...
| June 06, 2011
This Week in Geek June 1-June 6: Celebrating Mars, the Arts, and Mobile Grilled Cheese
Welcome to June! It's Potty Training Awareness Month, National Turkey Lovers' Month, and National Bathroom Reading Month. This first week of June celebrates none of...
| June 01, 2011
The Week in Geek, May 2-9: Finish finals fast, or: a week without college students anywhere in sight
Happpy Star Wars Day!Trust a college town like Boston to dial back the geekiness during finals week. Let's all pour some beer out for our...
| May 02, 2011
Two odd docs open the ninth Independent Film Festival of Boston
The Independent Film Festival of Boston — now in its ninth year, and the most exciting film event in town, if not in New England — opens this week with two outstanding documentaries about two very independent and inspiring individuals.
| April 22, 2011
Masters of Suspense: Tales from the Crime Scene
Johnny Martorano. Whitey Bulger. The Boston Strangler. The Craigslist Killer. What do they have in common? All are the subjects of true-crime books from...
| April 08, 2011
'Wesley Willis' Joyrides' screening tomorrow night @ Somerville Theatre
It might not be the white picket fence version of the ‘American Dream'- far from it- but nobody familiar with Wesley Willis' story can deny...
| April 07, 2011
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