The Turner exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem feels substantial yet doesn’t overwhelm, and its efforts to contextualize Turner through the work of others are instructive….A rare chance to see a broad range of work, through August, 2014.
Cambridge writer Anita Harris shares photos from gala benefit for Bill Lichtenstein’s forthcoming film, “The American Revolution”–a documentary on WBCN radio which Lichtenstein credits as instrumental (pun intended) in the political and cultural upheavals of the late 1960s.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen presents an unusual mix of romance, politics, environmentalism, international affairs, humor, seriousness; it humanizes the character of an Arab sheik; pokes fun at the Brits. While the movie is farfetched, I enjoyed it. Three stars.