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Saturday, March 05, 2016
It seems George Orwell's Big Brother never gets old — and he's still watching us. Right now, he's in Cambridge, Mass., where a theatrical adaptation of Orwell's novel 1984 is on stage at the American Repertory Theatre. The production was a sold-out hit in London.
Orwell's dystopian tale remains ominously ...
Friday, February 12, 2016
If you follow the vast world of fermented grapes, you may have noticed an influx of so-called natural wines. I fell under their spell a few years ago. Apparently, I'm not alone. There's something of a natural wine cult blooming in shops, bars and restaurants around the U.S.
Natural wines ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Sunday, December 06, 2015
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
When you hear the words "green brewery," you might picture gleaming solar panels or aerodynamic wind turbines. But the most valuable piece of technology at the $24 millionheadquarters of Smuttynose Brewing Co. on the seacoast of New Hampshire isn't quite as sexy.
"The place you have to start is ...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
Crack the vast menu at any self-respecting beer bar, and you're bound to run into a scientific name among the descriptions: Brettanomyces, affectionately known as Brett.
I've heard American brewers and beer geeks utter "Brett" in hushed, reverent tones before swooshing aromatic liquids made with it across their tongues. But ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Boston's Handel and Haydn Society is one of the oldest continuously running performing arts organizations in the country. To celebrate its bicentennial this season, the group made a new recording of a holiday perennial, Handel's Messiah, which also happens to be one of the first works it staged nearly 200 ...
Sunday, November 09, 2014
David Edwards has been called a real-life Willy Wonka. The biomedical engineer has developed, among other things, inhalable chocolate, ice cream spheres in edible wrappers, and a device called the "oPhone," which can transmit and receive odors.
Edwards is based at Harvard, but much of his work has been done ...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Friday, July 25, 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014
Monday, April 07, 2014
Thursday, July 18, 2013
The Shaw Memorial, by American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, stands 11 feet by 14 feet, like a giant bronze diorama, on the corner of Boston Common. In it, 40 or so black soldiers march to war alongside their white colonel, Robert Gould Shaw, on horseback.
The statue memorializes the first African-American ...
Sunday, July 07, 2013
The headquarters of Fulcrum Acoustic is only an hour outside Boston, but finding the audio company can be tricky: Its address in Whitinsville, a quaint former industrial village in Massachusetts' Blackstone Valley, doesn't register on GPS. Fulcrum's founder, Dave Gunness, opened his workshop here five years ago and says people ...