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ART PRIZE: Finding Creativity, Inspiration, and Success in Michigan

ART PRIZE: Finding Creativity, Inspiration, and Success in Michigan

brian November 10, 2013 Comments Off on ART PRIZE: Finding Creativity, Inspiration, and Success in Michigan

Macrae Stone is a writer, editor, and adventurer who hails from Detroit. Along with a desire to learn and experience new things, his writing style reminds me of some of the authors and essayists

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Readers Choice: October Horror Hit List

Readers Choice: October Horror Hit List

brian October 31, 2013 Comments Off on Readers Choice: October Horror Hit List

It’s Halloween, but I don’t think you people are in the right frame of mind for all that this day is. So, to help you get in the spirit of things, Junkyard Arts has

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LAST MINUTE PLANS: Harvard Bookstore’s Warehouse Weekends

LAST MINUTE PLANS: Harvard Bookstore’s Warehouse Weekends

brian October 5, 2013 Comments Off on LAST MINUTE PLANS: Harvard Bookstore’s Warehouse Weekends

What’s one of the best things to do on a fall weekend afternoon in New England? Obviously grabbing a cup of coffee and browsing the aisles of your favorite local bookstore on the hunt

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Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

brian August 23, 2013 Comments Off on Happy Birthday, Ray Bradbury! Now, Let’s Get Weird…

On August 22nd, Ray Bradbury would’ve been 93 years old. The author and science fiction juggernaut, who passed away in 2012, wrote some of the most creative and lasting stories in modern literature, including

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Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

brian June 19, 2013 Comments Off on Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

It was a mid-May early evening in Salem, one of the first warm nights of the season. The kind of night where the sun refused to set quickly, instead baking the city’s cobblestoned downtown

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The Drunken Exploits of One Bad Cat: Interview w/ Darren Cormier

The Drunken Exploits of One Bad Cat: Interview w/ Darren Cormier

brian June 12, 2013 Comments Off on The Drunken Exploits of One Bad Cat: Interview w/ Darren Cormier

I helped make an exquisite corpse out of a cat who is always too busy chasing the worm in a tequila bottle to realize how much trouble he finds himself in. Let me explain…

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In Depth with the Artist: Damien Echols

In Depth with the Artist: Damien Echols

brian March 7, 2013 Comments Off on In Depth with the Artist: Damien Echols

In 1993, three boys were murdered in the backwoods of West Memphis, Arkansas. Three teenagers were arrested and charged with performing the crimes as part of a satanic ritual. What followed was a nearly

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According to What?: Ai Weiwei Retrospective at the Hirshorn

According to What?: Ai Weiwei Retrospective at the Hirshorn

brian February 18, 2013 Comments Off on According to What?: Ai Weiwei Retrospective at the Hirshorn

When you reach the second floor of Washington D.C.’s Hirshorn Gallery – the floor where According to What?; a retrospective exhibit of Ai Weiwei’s works, is located – you can go left or you

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REVIEW: EAST 100th STREET AT THE BOSTON MFA

REVIEW: EAST 100th STREET AT THE BOSTON MFA

brian February 15, 2013 Comments Off on REVIEW: EAST 100th STREET AT THE BOSTON MFA

In 1967, New York City’s East 100th Street was nearing the end of its reign as supposedly the most dangerous block in New York City. Photographer Bruce Davidson was there and captured it all

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Review: The Postcard Age at the Boston MFA

Review: The Postcard Age at the Boston MFA

brian January 31, 2013 Comments Off on Review: The Postcard Age at the Boston MFA

When you walk into the Torf Gallery at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, you’re almost immediately surrounded by postcards, little pieces of cardstock now considered a novelty. But as you move around the exhibit,

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