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Photos: WFNX Disorientation 2012 Night #1 with the Static Jacks + Camden
The Static Jacks and Camden perform live at WFNX Disorientation 2012 Night #1 at the Lansdowne Pub on October 10, 2012.
| November 09, 2012
Head to Camden for a big dose of great cinema
Among the dozens of films at this year's Camden International Film Festival, here are two we strongly recommend.
What not to miss at CIFF
| September 28, 2012
Boston rocks an Austin gang once again
Fitting for a region of colleges, it's hard to imagine any city having a greater fraternity of bands down at SXSW than our very own Boston.
| March 23, 2012
Class of 2012: Rule give us a tease, Camden release a record, and Young London and Caleb Groh hit Cambridge
Whole lotta CLASS OF 2012 action on this cold, snowy Tuesday afternoon in Boston. In the video clip below, RULE take us on a sneaky...
| January 17, 2012
Class of 2012
If 2012 truly represents the End Times, then it's best to go out with a sonic bang.
A dozen fresh faces on Boston's music scene
| January 06, 2012
Class of 2012: Fresh new sounds of Boston
Welcome to the sounds of CLASS OF 2012. Last night we unveiled the soundtrack to our annual Best New Boston Bands feature, a 12-track compilation...
| January 04, 2012
Documentary films get some love at a great Maine festival
We've all had that irritating waitress who, asked what she'd suggest on the menu, answers cheerily, "Everything is great!" Thanks for the help — and what credibility!
| October 07, 2011
Out: If a hook falls in a forest, does it make a melody?
With scratchy, bratty vocals plastered over stinging dual guitarwork, Camden delivers turbo-charged indie-pop, making otherwise pretty noises sound gritty and playfully hung over.
From Cambridge to Camden town
| September 23, 2011
[live review + samcam video] Camden @ Great Scott
A humid Sunday night didn't keep the Allston basement kids from coming out to see their buddies CAMDEN, DIRTY VIRGINS, and HORSE THIEF at Great...
| July 18, 2011
Some days Maine is so nice it seems like a theme park version of a state. Last week offered such a day, especially if you drove to Camden to hike the big hill, see the famous view, and stop afterwards for dinner at the remarkable bistro Francine.
| June 10, 2011
Intimations of life: Camden International Film Festival 2010
Just six years into its life, the Camden International Film Festival — a four-day documentary showcase running from September 30-October 3 at venues in Camden, Rockport, and Rockland — has achieved breakout status on the crowded festival circuit.
CIFF's sixth program is its best and most diverse yet
| October 01, 2010
Are doctors complicit in prison torture?
In the past few years an outcry has arisen over the involvement of military and CIA medical professionals and psychologists in torture. Some critics have even suggested criminal prosecution of the medical staff involved or, at least, revocation of their
The Maine medical community looks at solitary confinement
| April 23, 2010
Politics on the ground
Convention , the opening-night feature at the fifth annual Camden International Film Festival, is a logistical triumph that chronicles a logistical triumph. AJ Schnack, the director of the Kurt Cobain documentary About a Son, organized a group of nine
AJ Schnack opens the Camden International Film Festival with Convention
| September 25, 2009
Take the fifth
Among the issues you'll see tackled at the Camden International Film Festival this year are poverty, overfishing, peak oil, and the plight (and/or) ambition of children who grow up too quickly.
The Camden International Film Festival hits a half-decade, with momentum building
| September 25, 2009
There comes a time in a woman's life when she just has to leave her husband at home with his mistress, toss her suitcase in a roadster, and head Downeast for a little timeout with her new, butch girlfriend. In July 1933, that's exactly what first lady
A lesbian journey through Maine's history
| June 26, 2009
Greater than fiction
The True/False Film Festival, which just wrapped up its sixth year in Columbia, Missouri, presents an encouraging object lesson in how to establish a destination film festival in an unlikely location.
Mainers find ideas and connections at a Missouri film festival
| March 04, 2009
Caricature vs. character
Michael Chandler’s documentary, Knee Deep is less a whodunit than a who-wouldn’t-have-done-it.
Michael Chandler on his documentary, Knee Deep
| October 29, 2008
Welcome to Shangri-La
The first annual Shangri-La Festival, which will be held at the Fairgrounds in Blue Hill boasts an impressive lineup that spans generations and genres.
Maine's newest music fest begins Friday in Blue Hill
| July 30, 2008
Time for a clean sweep?
In early 2007, Rhonda Dawson, a thoughtful, candid, 45-year-old African-American guard at the Maine State Prison in Warren, quit her job after four years because, she says, of racist taunting from her fellow correctional officers.
A former guard calls for prison reform
| July 23, 2008
I first heard about Stanley five years ago, from a firefighter up on Munjoy Hill.
There's a lot in Portland's past the "history" books won't tell you
| January 30, 2008
It’s an unassuming feature in a weak time slot set in Farmington that deserves to steal the show this year.
A stunning Maine-based doc highlights third Camden International Film Festival
| September 26, 2007
The golden age
The University of Southern Maine’s School of Music celebrates a golden anniversary, with a performance featuring nearly 300 performers and two world premieres by Maine composers.
The USM School of Music celebrates 50 years
| April 25, 2007
Maybe things are getting better.
Truth and reconciliation at the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival
| January 10, 2007
As the tank runs dry on 2006, I’m filled with a warm fuzzy feeling.
Politics and other mistakes
| December 20, 2006
If you were a reporter and you received a letter like the one excerpted below, what would you make of it? Lance Tapley discusses reporting the prisons
What do prison officials have to hide?
| December 14, 2006
Maine is at a unique crossroads.
In search of authentic Maine
| September 27, 2006
Mick and more
Everyone’s coming out of the woodwork this season. Ted Danson, Calista Flockhart, John Lithgow, and Amanda Peet are among the actors prepping for an effusive back-to-TV homecoming, and even Mick Jagger will be on screen.
The TV stars — and Jagger — come home to roost
| September 19, 2006
Take it outside
Okay, you like art, but you also want to get out and enjoy the great outdoors . Y ou can have your cake and eat it too at these outdoor sculpture parks. Summer Guide 2006: Cheap thrills from Bar Harbor to New Haven.
Have some fresh air with your art
| June 14, 2006
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