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Stacy A. Porter

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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,

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

Fitter, Happier

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

EVERYBODY PLAYS THE FOO

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

Maggi Brown

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

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

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization