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A new book about Antarctic cuisine satisfies foodies and historians alike

As you nurse your post-Thanksgiving food coma back to normality, spare a thought for the men and women in Antarctica this holiday season. They're warm, well-fed, and happy (if really far from family) — but it wasn't always this way.
Eat before it gets cold
By JEFF INGLIS  |  November 30, 2012

Cold shoulder

Dazbog is a wedding photographer. He'd live in Portland if he existed, which he doesn't because he's a fictional character being used to make a political point.
Talking Politics
By AL DIAMON  |  July 28, 2012
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Review: The Thing

It's Alien meets 30 Days of Night when a crew of Americans and Norwegians dig up something otherworldly in the Antarctic ice.
Alien meets 30 Days of Night
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  October 21, 2011
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No new age

Yes, this Boston jazz trio incorporates the sounds of seals, tree frogs, and crickets. Yes, one of them is a working ecologist. Here's why you shouldn't hold that against them.
Earthsound is for real
By JON GARELICK  |  September 25, 2009
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No new age

Yes, this Boston jazz trio incorporates the sounds of seals, tree frogs, and crickets. Yes, one of them is a working ecologist. Here's why you shouldn't hold that against them.
Earthsound is for real
By JON GARELICK  |  September 25, 2009
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Review: Whiteout

The title of this thriller from Dominic Sena ( Swordfish ) is supposed to describe a brutal Antarctic storm, but what's more likely to come to mind is the goop the film's phalanx of writers used to blot out boos-boos while revising the script.
CSI: Antarctica?
By TOM MEEK  |  September 18, 2009


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Why we live here

By now, we've all heard what the people at Forbes magazine have to say about why Portland is at the top of its annual "America's Most Livable Cities" list. We apparently scored a lot of points on a "leisure index."
Tell us your story at  thePhoenix.com/Portland
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 24, 2009
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Sculpt by numbers

Nathalie Miebach's Brookline apartment looks like the home of a very talented madman.
Counting on the Weather
By IAN SANDS  |  March 04, 2009
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Year in Film: Risky business

Every year the studios hold back their best until the end of the year, but this year they let us down.
Films whose aspirations are more than Academic
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 22, 2008
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Form to a voice

Only 24 years old, Klimt has transitioned from his studies at Bowdoin College to a life in Portland as a professional artist and an adventuresome alter ego that has traversed as far as Antarctica.
Questions for Carl Klimt
By IAN PAIGE  |  July 02, 2008
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Werner’s world

The world is doomed, and Werner Herzog, for one, is happy about it.
Herzog’s End justifies his means
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 01, 2008


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Pole sitter

Speaking to the legendary German filmmaker is like speaking to God.
Interview: Werner Herzog ponders the end of the world
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 01, 2008
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Geography lessons

"You could put us in Anchorage or Alaska or Antarctica or even somewhere in the Himalayas, and at heart we’d still be from Boston.”
Street Dogs remain Boston to the core
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 24, 2008
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White out

When the band walked onstage, the audience cheered; when Jack sang his first line, it roared.
Raconteurs, Bank of America Pavilion, June 3, 2008
By RACHEL HOLLIDAY SMITH  |  June 04, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Jammin’ with Nordstrom

“I am stoked to collaborate with Nordstrom,” said Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz in a recent press release.
Living guy sells out; dead guy sells out; living guys die
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 01, 2008
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Subliminal cruelty

In any experiment, failure isn’t the greatest risk — cruelty is.
DJ Spooky at the Institute of Contemporary Art, January 26, 2008
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 29, 2008


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Beyond illbient

When I get DJ Spooky on the phone a week ago Tuesday, he’s fresh home in New York City from Antarctica.
DJ Spooky goes global
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2008

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By SYMBOLINE DAI  |  August 08, 2007
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Live Earth 2007

So you’re headed to a Live Earth gig somewhere, whether outside New York City or in a remote outpost in Antarctica.
Where to go, who to see, what to know — even if you don't have a ticket
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 10, 2007

Floating on

Like so many indie-rockers raised in the shadow of Northwestern clouds Isaac Brock knows a thing or two about gray skies.
Modest Mouse survive their own shipwreck
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  April 10, 2007

Portland scene report: February 9, 2007

If you can believe it, Seacoast stalwart Dreadnaught, whose progabilly has haunted many a Portland venue, have been around for 10 years now.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  February 07, 2007


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Karma chameleon

“Kesa” is the term for the traditional, oblong prayer robes worn by Buddhist monks in Japan — and this spiritually rich garment is the subject of Betsy Sterling Benjamin’s “A Sense of Place, an Artist's Tribute to the Seven Continents,” which opens at th
‘A Sense of Place’ at the Peabody Essex Museum, a guided tour of the ‘MFA Thesis Exhibition’ at Tufts, and the last Mad Dash at Green Street
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  December 12, 2006
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Under the influence

A whole lot of thawing goes on in The Ice-Breaker, David Rambo’s stew of global and romantic warming, which is heating up New Repertory Theatre.
The Ice-Breaker at New Rep; Aunt Dan and Lemon at Merrimack
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  October 31, 2006
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The politics of songwriting

It’s a windy Saturday afternoon in February and already a long line has formed in front of Axis.
State Radio and Josh Ritter
By MATT ASHARE  |  April 28, 2006
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Hopes and fears

Not everyone is an inveterate theatergoer, so many of you have not seen the most celebrated play of the last decade and a half.
URI’s admirable Angels in America
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 26, 2006
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Eight Below

Nary a speck of blood, and only two of the eight dogs die.
True story of a team of sled dogs abandoned and forced to survive an Antarctic winter
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  February 15, 2006