The MFA’s Arts of Islamic Cultures gallery offers an impressive visual representation of a region’s cultures, geographies, and histories.
Words from George Orwell to live by: “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.”
This year’s Montreal Jazz Festival Festival would have been more successful had it not been for all the construction ripping apart the city.
Peter Schjeldahl debunks (and praises) works of art, while also acknowledging the strategic importance of beauty.
A splendid production of an impressive early effort from the talented writer Kenneth Lonergan.
As a vision of gay bonding, The View UpStairs exudes a wonderful in-your-face spirit.
“I saw it coming three years ago, when there was a frenzy of development in the Fenway. Now the neighborhood looks like a corporate mall.”
Indecent is a play of contrasts: piety versus blasphemy, joy versus heartbreak.
John Hersey emerges in this book as a disciplined journalist who held steadfast to an admirably singular goal.
“Yiddish is above all a language of yearning, a language of anxiety.”