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Thursday, January 26, 2012

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Arts

American Idiot rocks out
The Boston premiere of Michael Mayor's staging
Monica Bill Barnes at the ICA
Somewhere over the top

Food

On the Cheap: Grillo's Pickles
Brining it all back home  
Photos: Beer Summit Winter Jubilee
Park Plaza Castle | Saturday, January 21, 2012
Review: Catalyst Restaurant
Some wonder sprinkled amid the uncertainty
Skip the dining hall
No need to suffer another meal of anemic salad bars or gray lunch meats — these 6 campus-convenient cheap-eats spots will treat you right

Life

Go green
Hoopleville
Grocery Prototypes
Big Fat Whale
Law & Disorder: The Best of Last Semester's Campus Crime Logs
Best time of your life? Hardly. Behold these stunning antics, ripped straight from the campus crime blotters.
OK, Florida
Failure
Photos: Arisia 2012
Arisia 2012 | Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | January 13-15, 2012
Photos: Shadow-casts of Arisia 2012
Westin Boston Waterfront | January 13-15, 2012
You gotta fight for your right
. . . to evaluate the quality of various college parties (and assign a grade accordingly)
Your Guide to Townie Bars
Big Fat Whale: Student Survival Guide Edition

Movies

Review: A Separation
Family drama
Review: Albert Nobbs
Gender identity crisis
Review: Crazy Horse
Wiseman behind the scenes at a revered dance institution
Review: Haywire
Soderbergh phones it in
Review: Man on a Ledge
Clever if absurd heist film
Review: Miss Bala
Gerardo Naranjo's superb new feature
Review: Red Tails
The struggles and triumphs of the Tuskegee Airmen
Review: The Grey
Man vs. wolves

Movies Continued

Music

50 shows to get you through the long freeze
Get off your ass and out the door
Brite Futures | Dark Past
Turnout (2011)
Ladyfest is coming!
. . . and it's not just for ladies!
Photos: Aimee Mann at the Somerville Theatre
Somerville Theatre | Thursday, Jan 19, 2012
Thurston Moore moves on
Demolition man
You Me at Six | Sinners Never Sleep
Virgin Records (2011)

News

Rising Temperature
Letters to the Boston Phoenix  editors, January 27, 2012
The Dr. Phil Years
Before she became a political phenomenon, Elizabeth Warren grew beyond academia to take her message to the public

RecRoom

Crossword: ''Puh-leeze!''
You've got to e-nun-ci-ate.
Review: Luck
HBO goes to the races

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Ski Guide

Best Emo

Best Goth

Best Brit Pop

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