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Home for the holidays

Every fall as Thanksgiving rolls around, students across Boston University’s campus prepare to fly home to indulge their cravings for tryptophan.

Cera talks ‘Youth,’ ‘Development’

The Muse sat down to chat with Portia Doubleday and Michael Cera about inappropriate books, how Cera looked forward to playing a part in drag and their upcoming movie, Youth in Revolt.

Damián Ortega does things his own way

What does it mean to be an American? For Mexican-born artist Dami’aacute;n Ortega, the answer is the title of his ongoing exhibit in Boston: Do It Yourself. The exhibit, on display until Jan. 18 at the Institute of Contemporary Art, takes a giddy, nearly old-fashioned view of the Americas as a bastion of ingenuity ‘- even as it sneaks in some social criticism.

State of Grunge-achusetts

In 1988, Black Francis, Joey Santiago, Kim Deal and David Lovering joined forces to record the Pixies’ first full-length studio album, Surfer Rosa (4AD), and planted the seeds for grunge rock.’ Kurt Cobain himself claimed he ‘was basically trying to rip off the Pixies’ while writing the grunge anthem ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit.’

I don’t eat fish tacos

Having grown up in Chicago with an authentic Mexican restaurant usually always somewhere in my five-mile radius, my quest to find satisfactory Mexican food in the city of Boston is seemingly never ending