Stacy A. Porter

Books

New Books

The Devil’s LardeR by Jim Crace Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux,165 pp.; $20 Being Dead, British author Jim Crace’s

Books

Memories of Impermanence

A quarter of the way through Borrowed Finery, novelist Paula Fox’s new memoir, the author’s father makes a fitting observation.

Music

New Albums

Stereolab Sound-Dust (Elektra) U.K.-based Stereolab has always been hard to peg. Purposefully fashioning kitsch out of electronic and traditional instrumentation,

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The ICA Goes Global

The interplay between the individual and society, between self-definition and collective identity, and between cultural standards and human norms has

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Fitter, Happier

By STACY A. PORTER CONTRIBUTING WRITER Just when it seemed Radiohead had cornered the market for man-against-machine concept albums, Canadian

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EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOO

DAVE GROHL IS A BIG TEASE. With a mop of dark shaggy hair covering his face and tight black pants

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Maggi Brown

Long a staple of Boston's art scene, Maggi Brown probes the limits of her own consciousness in a new exhibit

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Foo Fighting: A preview of the upcoming Foo Fighters concert

In an age where popular music is becoming increasingly polarized between the catchy, navely sexual tunes of Britney and Christina

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy