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Portland Stage Company Studio Theater
As encampment fades, protest shifts back to core issues
Even as Portland city officials continue to pressure OccupyMaine to leave Lincoln Park, they have done the Occupation a great favor, perhaps unintentionally.
| February 10, 2012
Review: Tucker & Dale vs. Evil
From Deliverance to the new Straw Dogs , elitist Hollywood hasn't shown rednecks any respect.
Eli Craig's morality tale
| September 30, 2011
Fall Preview: Get out...and play
This issue is bursting with ways to amuse yourself this autumn — art, theater, books, TV, movies, food. We’ve rounded up a few more activities that defied such classic classifications — outdoor fun, mostly, but some suggestions for rainy days as well.
Fall may be the best time in Maine
| September 17, 2010
A Dark Night with Mamet and a Mad Horse
Circling the central mystery of The Cryptogram are a camping trip, the provenance of a German pilot's knife, and a young boy's "sleep issues."
| October 16, 2009
Hurtin' for a yurtin'
Safe to say, we weren't exactly roughing it.
Love letters to Maine
| February 04, 2009
Here comes the Whambulance
The Baltimore loft once known as Wham City is long dead, its inhabitants evicted in 2007, but the twisted DIY art movement it housed has flourished nonetheless.
Mass Art hosts the Baltimore Round Robin Tour
| October 01, 2008
Three kids camped out in front of Brookline Booksmith’s storefront window in the middle of June and peered into a video screen broadcasting real-time views of a street corner in Dudley Square.
Uniting the world by two-way video
| June 25, 2008
Ignoring the void
A deceptively conventional, open-minded documentary.
Surfwise leaves the ties that bind knotty and frayed
| May 21, 2008
Rory Raven’s Haunted Providence is a must-read for anyone who likes to collect every stray fact of local history or hopes to frighten campers around midnight campfires this summer.
Rory Raven's Haunted Providence
| May 19, 2008
Tale of the tape
A couple of the folks behind the crazy, brilliant “Apartment At the Mall” project are camped out at 5 Traverse Gallery.
New works at Traverse, Chazan, and Dead Cat galleries
| January 29, 2008
Journey into hell
Fuck you, Nature.
Welcome to the woods: no shelter, no toilets — just angry fauna, torrential hailstorms, and me
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| August 09, 2007
When you go to Old Orchard Beach and ask Barbra Womack where she’s from, she says “down the street.”
Some unlikely players join the fight against the gentrification of Old Orchard Beach
| August 08, 2007
The three-week getaway at Swift Nature Camp is definitely idyllic.
An idyllic Summercamp!, a brutal This Is England
| August 07, 2007
You say you want a revolution?
“Don’t you worry, boy. We’ll have your ass bleeding by the end of the day.”
The Redcoat diaries, or visiting the Port-o-Potty in a tricornered hat
| July 20, 2007
On a path of activism
As the of ’06 packed up to leave the University of Richmond, in Virginia, one final time, Isaiah Oliver, 23, filled his backpack with 70 pounds of food, camping gear, and a Jack Kerouac novel.
ESMÉ E. DEPREZ
| September 06, 2006
In a car, roaring down highways or rolling over country roads, there is much you will not see and much you will not feel.
Bicycle camping around Boston and beyond
| July 25, 2006
The motorized alternative
"Bump, ba-bump, ba-bump." Such is the sound a motorcycle makes when running over jackrabbits on the Nevada highway. Two-wheeler tours: Bicycle camping around Boston and beyond. By Nina MacLaughlin
Hitting the trail on a Harley or a Honda
| July 25, 2006
Sitting, enjoying, and taking it all in while drinking these velvety, exotic, and illusively scented wines is the city dweller’s version of catching a record-size bass and immediately spotting a rare species of bird.
Pub-crawling for vino
| June 14, 2006
The fat of the land
A few months ago, for Jenna Broccolo’s 15th birthday, she and her family took a trip to New York City to attend a festival in Little Italy. Jenna, a sophomore at Westerly High School, asked her mom for one more gift: a full-length mirror. “You go, girl!”
Does the obsession with losing weight do more harm than good?
| January 17, 2006
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