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A good festival becomes a great one in the Midcoast this weekend
Last year, the big stories out of the Camden International Film Festival were its newfound industry cachet and a very noticeable uptick in Portlanders making the trip up to Midcoast Maine's annual documentary showcase.
| September 28, 2011
Review: Le Quattro Volte
Pythagoras, beyond the theorem
There's more to Pythagoras than his theorem concerning right triangles.
| April 13, 2011
| January 01, 0001
The garden of Vittorio De Sica
Mostly high points at the Harvard Film Archive
Vittorio De Sica, the subject of a major retrospective at the Harvard Film Archive, "Vittorio De Sica — Neo-Realism, Melodrama, Fantasy," was a movie star in Italy before he became a filmmaker.
| June 02, 2010
Review: I Am Love
Sumptuous, overheated, and ridiculous
Italian cinema has come a long way from Marco Bellocchio’s Devil in the Flesh .
| February 24, 2011
Newpoli and Steven Bernstein do their homework
When in 1999 Björn Wennås moved from Sweden to Boston to study jazz guitar, he hardly imagined that he'd one day be playing in an ensemble that specializes in Italian folk music of the 12th to 19th centuries.
| August 04, 2009
Garrison's Fewell's journey out
By the time guitarist Garrison Fewell made his first record as a leader, in the early '90s, he was nearly 40 years old, and the sound he displayed on his debut, A Blue Deeper Than Blue , was ripe.
| February 06, 2009
Puccini goes punk
Faced with diminishing mainstream opportunities, Boston's young opera singers are going small and making the repertoire their own
Perched on the lid of a lace-draped baby grand, a bobblehead quivers along with Christine Teeters's vibrato as she powers through a Tuesday-night voice lesson in the Steinway Piano Building on Boylston Street.
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| January 23, 2009
Transcendence through pasta
The artistry of Fabiana De Savino
I've just added to the list of Things Humans Don't Completely Understand.
| December 17, 2008
Mixed Magic’s Tempest
It’s to the credit of the cast of The Tempest that many of the actors are so engaging that I didn’t even notice the city noises until the momentary silence of a scene change.
| July 30, 2008
Rocca’s smashed almond bark
'A very nice thing to munch on'
While smashed almond bark is indeed a very nice treat with which to end a meal or an evening, it can also be a delightful beginning or a good bar snack.
| December 14, 2007
Tila Tequila’s ass-ets
Tila Tequila terrifies me.
| November 13, 2007
1912 – 2007
It seems inherently wrong to be writing an obituary for Michelangelo Antonioni, who died July 30 in Rome, just a day after we lost Ingmar Bergman.
| August 08, 2007
Editors' picks: Food
Best eats in Quahog County, best Thursday night two-fer, best destination dinner, and more
Spark, Bliss, Pam's Pizza, Duffy's and more.
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| January 28, 2010
Pay tribute to the Fashion Weeks of the world with these chic cocktails
This is the stuff of millionaires and toothpicks, celebutantes and Vogue .
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 03, 2007
Little-seen 1962 romp gets second shot at stateside release
Many American film buffs know the names of the leading Italian neo-realists, but few would recognize that of Alberto Lattuada.
| March 21, 2007
The rising pulse of Boston’s house-music beat
House music — that surprise descendant of disco and of so many other, older rhythm styles — is big in Boston and becoming bigger very fast. So let’s cut right to the chase and take you into a couple of house’s power stations to see what’s going on.
| January 17, 2007
Spirits + sprites
Humanity deserted, reborn at Monmouth
The near-uninhabited spirit island of Shakespeare’s The Tempest , at the Theater at Monmouth, is evoked with a set swathed in white.
| July 12, 2006
Adam Wore Khakis
No Pants Day takes off
This Friday — May 5, 2006 — is the feast day of Saint Geruntius of Milan.
| May 03, 2006
The devil and his demons
After blowing the millions he made as a boxer, Vinny Paz tries to find his way back
Vinny Paz struts into the charity fundraiser for the special olympics at the Rhode Island Convention Center in a slick, gray pinstripe suit, with gold hoop earrings in his ears.
RICHARD C. LEWIS
| March 09, 2006
The lastest days of the Littlest Bar
Four hundred square feet of history, camaraderie, and booze marches to its end
The Littlest Bar sits slightly below ground at 47 Province Street, near the Granary Burying Ground and Old City Hall.
| January 29, 2006
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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