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Theater Commentary: Impressions of Canada’s Shaw Festival 2023, Part Two

September 23, 2023
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Canada is far enough from New York and Broadway to ignore their siren drum beats.

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Film Review: The Vancouver International Film Festival — Sensible and Satisfying

October 14, 2016
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At the Vancouver Film Festival, cinema lovers could look at movies which had been much praised at prior festivals, including winning prizes.

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Book Review: “Lady in the Lake” — The Complex Tapestry of Urban Decay

August 2, 2019
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This fine novel is portrait of Baltimore as a city at war with itself.

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Classical Music Review: Boston’s Cantata Singers

November 6, 2011
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Boston’s Cantata Singers opens its 48th season with an eclectic musical mix of the Baroque and the Modern.

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Concert Review: Puscifer in Boston — Out of This World

June 30, 2022
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Puscifer pulled off a great show of rock ’n’ roll farce, and that is saying something considering that the daily news feels ever more like scripted buffoonery.

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Book Review: “Blowout” — A Devastating Vision of What is at Stake

November 22, 2019
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This is a brilliant book that comes at a propitious time in our country’s history.

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Jazz Album Reviews: A Trio of Organ Trios Who Pull Out All the Stops

March 14, 2024
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Here’s a trio of organ trios from a new generation of players indebted, but not chained, to the classic jazz format and style that has been dominant since Jimmy Smith in the ’60s.

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Theater Review: “Arcadia” – Winding the World Up … And Down

April 8, 2016
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Director Lee Mikeska Gardner has put together a dazzling production that matches Tom Stoppard’s dazzling script.

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Visual Arts: Ambergris and Alchemy — A Pilgrimage to John Singer Sargent’s “Fumée d’Ambre Gris”

January 27, 2013
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At times I leave off my avid samplings of one entrancement after another in a great museum. Instead, I make a pilgrimage dedicated to a single work, such as John Singer Sargent’s intoxicating woman in white in “Fumée d’Ambre Gris” at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

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Theater Review: The Venetian Twins — Commedia dell’arte Done Hilariously Right

July 15, 2011
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While by no means the headiest permutation of commedia dell’arte, Shakespeare & Company’s production of THE VENETIAN TWINS is skillful as anything a commedia enthusiast might hope to see.

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