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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Theater Commentary: Twenty Years Ago — Stonewalling Charges of Sexual Harassment by Arts Fuse Editor

These articles dramatize, sadly, who was listened to and who wasn't in the sexual allegations against playwright Israel Horowitz in the early '90s.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Theater Review: New Rep’s Gritty “Man of La Mancha” by Arts Fuse Editor

A fresh interpretation does wonders for this stirring production of Man of La Mancha.

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Dance Review: “New Work for Goldberg Variations” — Probing the Infinite by Arts Fuse Editor

One fascinating aspect of this collaboration is that the dance and music harmonize but don't mimic each other.

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Book Review: “The Golden House” — More Surreal by the Minute by Arts Fuse Editor

The Golden family comes by its wealth, and accrues its menacing enemies, via long and labyrinthine subplots that are hard to follow.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Food Feature: Interesting Flavors Galore at the CR[EAT]OR Market by Arts Fuse Editor

New food companies are innovating in similar ways: bold and intriguing flavor combinations and alcohol.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Theater Review: Huntington Theatre Company’s “Tartuffe” — Relevant as Ever by Arts Fuse Editor

The Huntington Theatre Company’s production of Molière’s classic is bright and energetic.

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Coming Attractions: December 5 through 19 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Theater Review: “Julius Caesar” — Attacked with Vigor by Arts Fuse Editor

Probably as it should be for a group called the Actors’ Shakespeare Project, the performances in Julius Caesar are the thing.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Film Review: “God’s Own Country” — Mature Love on the Dales by Arts Fuse Editor

I enjoyed God's Own Country for its realistic style and its unflinching vision of intimacy.

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Sunday, November 26, 2017

Music Feature: Hot Tuna — No Time for Nostalgia by Arts Fuse Editor

“The acoustic duo shows are on the edge. It’s stripped pretty naked. It’s as if we were just playing in your living room.”

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Friday, November 24, 2017

Visual Arts Review: “Soft Thresholds” — Room With a View, and an Elephant by Arts Fuse Editor

Soft Thresholds is about opening up physical boundaries: an elephant village is one of a number of the firm's marvelous examples of this commitment.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Food Feature: Savor the Season at a New Holiday Market in Boston by Arts Fuse Editor

A new pop-up holiday market at the Boston Public Market invites you to expand your local foodie horizons.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Theater Review: “Incognito” — Mapping the Brain by Arts Fuse Editor

What we don't know about the brain and the heart drives this at times unwieldy, yet ultimately satisfying, theatrical work.

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Coming Attractions: November 19 through December 5 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Book Review: “Old Rendering Plant” — Existence on Trial by Arts Fuse Editor

Hilbig’s prose demands sentence-by sentence commitment. It gravitates to the dark and dense, and occasionally surreal.

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Television Review: “Too Funny to Fail” — Timeless Comedy by Arts Fuse Editor

It always takes a while for the culture to catch up with the best and brightest; what’s on the cutting edge today becomes tomorrow’s gold standard.

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Film Review: Remembrance of Things Zappa by Arts Fuse Editor

Filmmaker Salvo Cuccia packs a lot into this tightly framed 2014 documentary on Frank Zappa.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Dance Film Preview: Mapping the Taps — Two Superb Documentaries by Arts Fuse Editor

The tap challenge, sometimes good natured, sometimes prickly, is at the heart of both of these remarkable documentaries.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Concert Review: Linda J. Chase — “The City Is Burning” by Arts Fuse Editor

Chase’s iconoclastic genre-crossing oratorio proceeds from dark to light, and wins its struggle for transcendence.

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Theater Review: A Soaring “Silent Sky” at MRT by Arts Fuse Editor

I found myself almost wishing the dramatist had written a longer play (a rare desire coming from a theater critic).

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Music Preview: Winding Down, Childsplay Offers Four More Holiday Concerts by Arts Fuse Editor

For Bob Childs, the idea of breaking up this joyous, talented musical ensemble is bittersweet.

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Theater Review: Listening to “Our Better Angels” by Arts Fuse Editor

Is a romantic relationship with someone who is lovely -- but mentally ill -- worth the effort?

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Music Preview: Back to the Future — John Sebastian Reunites with Kweskin and Muldaur for Some Jug Band Music by Arts Fuse Editor

Three jug band legends -- John Sebastian Geoff Muldaur, and Jim Kweskin reunite.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Dance Review: Classical Plus at Boston Ballet by Arts Fuse Editor

The Boston Ballet's program was meant as a tribute to the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence.

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Coming Attractions: November 5 through 21 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Book Review: “We Were Eight Years in Power” — An Essential Book by Arts Fuse Editor

Nothing could be more necessary at this point in time than this book.

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Theater Review: A Soaring “Silent Sky” at MRT by Arts Fuse Editor

I almost found myself wishing the dramatist had written a longer play (a rare desire for a theater critic).

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Fusical is Coming! The Fusical is Coming! On November 16! by Arts Fuse Editor

Celebrate New England's unsung cultural movers and shakers as well as the 10th anniversary of The Arts Fuse!

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Book Review: “World Enough” — and Punk Time by Arts Fuse Editor

Set in Boston's rock scene during the '80s, the mystery World Enough serves up plenty of compelling entertainment.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Film Preview: “Stranger Things” — Haunted by the 1980s by Arts Fuse Editor

The Brattle Theatre has come up with a specially-curated slate of films that honors the cinematic underpinnings of Netflix's Stranger Things.

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Theater Review: “A Guide for the Homesick” — Modern Uncertainty by Arts Fuse Editor

Coming of age in today’s world is a tumultuous and confusing experience; Ken Urban’s script expertly taps into these modern anxieties.

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