“Men” is an all-consuming cinematic experience at the intersection of paganism and Christianity, religious sexual repression and gender oppression. If his film doesn’t say much that’s new about men and women, director Alex Garland still pushes the boundaries in finding ways to say it.
Joyce Chen was Boston’s first real celebrity restaurateur and holds indisputable importance in U.S. culinary history. In the same era Julia Child was changing America’s palates through French cooking, Chen was doing just that with regional Chinese, introducing dishes such as Peking duck, hot and sour soup and moo shu pork.
Public meetings this week look at LGBTQ+ issues, Alewife zoning and development, the use of federal Covid recovery funds, the budget for the next fiscal year, a school district sexual misconduct policy, implementing a 988 crisis line and some food, drink and event issues – including a new bubble tea business for Harvard Square.
Public meetings this week look at $22 million in direct-aid for lower-income families, the city’s budget for the next fiscal year, a moratorium on construction of labs and offices around Alewife, a Fresh Pond beer garden, bike lanes on Brattle Street, municipal broadband and ideas for improving The Port and the future of Cambridge Street.