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Musical Love Story Disgustingly Wonderful

Minutes before the Adams Pool Theater doors were scheduled to open for the inaugural performance of the ribald sex farce

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Salvador Litvak '87

You’ve never seen a Passover quite like the one depicted in Salvador Litvak’s ’83 new movie, “When Do We Eat?”

Deep Focus

Dig the latest dispatch from the Culture Wars: the “Big 4” television networks and the Hearst-Argyle broadcast consortium have recently

"The Birds"

Thursday, April 27-Saturday, April 29.7:30 p.m. Agassiz Theatre. Tickets available at the Harvard Box Office. $5. “A little bit Buñuel,

Popscreen: Raconteurs

Raconteurs “Steady, As She Goes” Dir. Jim Jarmusch Have pity on poor Meg White. It looks like her ex-husband, and

Notice: Bypass Block(ed)busters

This year, an unprecedented number of films—11 at last count—have been denied advance press screenings. This can only mean one

The Fiery Furnaces

The Fiery Furnaces “Bitter Tea” (Fat Possum) 4 Stars The press packet issued with “Bitter Tea,” the new album from

Mermin Brings Beauty to New Era

How far would you go for a decent haircut? Documentary filmmaker Liz Mermin, director of “The Beauty Academy of Kabul”

‘Dancical Werks’ Captures the Mood

At times modern, political and energetic, the range of moods evoked by the Harvard-Radcliffe Dance Company’s (HRDC) whimsically named recital,

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Where Have The Manly Men Gone?

My high school biology teacher preferred the coinage “product of the ’90s” to describe any behaviors or beliefs that were

Prince

Prince 3121 (Universal) 3 of 5 Stars By BERNARD L. PARHAM Crimson staff writer Prince doesn’t release records—he stages “comebacks.”

Deep Focus

Long, long ago, blockbusters ruled the earth. They were gargantuan compared to the productions of today; they featured casts of

Neko Case

Fox Confessor Brings the Flood Neko Case (Anti) Flame-haired alt-country chanteuse Neko Case is quite possibly the most versatile vocalist

The Emancipation of Mimi

Mariah Carey “The Emancipation of Mimi” (Island) 3 Stars I’m a grown ass man. So I probably shouldn’t enjoy Mariah

Oscars Promise Political Controversy

The 78th Annual Academy Awards may well be the most politicized Oscars ever televised. Many of the nominated films and

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