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Mar 312012
 
Fuse Theater Review: All Glory to "Gatz" — "The Great Gatsby" Takes the Stage

In “Gatz,” F Scott Fitzgerald’s words come at the audience like bullets because they are so relevant to so much of American life today. And create the kind of catharsis, that peculiar combination of pity and fear, that is the mark of truly great theater.

Mar 312012
 
Coming Attractions in Film: April 2012

It’s film festival time! That means you need to stretch, exercise, and drink plenty of liquids because there’s a lot to see. The month is capped with an amazing line up of 66 features at the Independent Film Festival of Boston.

Mar 302012
 
Fuse Dispatches: The Benefits of Doubt — A Dispatch from the Second of William Kentridge's Norton Lectures

For William Kentridge history accrues, falls dead, is born, washes up, piles up, and may be artfully arranged, but the most powerful place that this accretion might happen is in the artist’s studio, which is a metonym for the human mind.

Mar 302012
 
Fuse Book Review: "The Last Nude" — An Engaging Historical Fiction About Seductive Surfaces

Even though she covers herself with demurely crossed arms, her gaze could burn holes through fabric. If it looks like the artist had a predilection for strong, bosomy girls, well, there’s a reason for that.