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Messi situations

Can’t you just imagine the high-level meetings taking place daily in the British Petroleum war room these days, full of top execs and engineers, neither of whom speak the others’ language, or have even close to the same concerns?
A giant tampon for BP; plus, the World Cup, and a big bash in Pawtuxet
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 04, 2010
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‘Wonderful Wickenden Street’ crumbles

At the end of Wickenden Street, just off the roadway, construction equipment stood guard over piles of steel and rubble: remnants of an old Route 195 overpass taken down over the last month or so as part of a larger effort to shift the highway.
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 12, 2010

Bridge to nowhere

The Department of Transportation has taken quite a few knocks in this space over the years. So to try to offset that, spurred by the story in the June 8 Urinal about the Pawtucket River Bridge, let us throw them a compliment: they do a hell of an artis
What's in a name? Plus, a curious consultant, and bashing Obama.
By PHILLIPE and JORGE  |  June 12, 2009
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Da Vinci Ristorante

This is one of those novels that get made into a movie.
A charming story with a happy ending
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  March 05, 2008
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Political art

Tucked inside President Bush’s stinker of a 2009 budget are a series of proposals that would shamefully cut funding for the arts.
The know-nothing Bush administration makes one more attack on the arts. What you can do and why you should do it.
By EDITORIAL  |  February 13, 2008

30,000 Years of Art by the editors of Phaidon Press


Phaidon |1065 pages | $49.95
By GREG COOK  |  December 03, 2007


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Packed kitchen

Artists, film- and bookmakers, teachers, performers, and motorcyclists Leon Johnson and Megan O’Connell recently made Portland the home.
A talk with Creative Material Group’s Leon Johnson and Megan O’Connell
By CHRIS THOMPSON  |  March 21, 2007
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Bringing back sexy

It seems the Hindu god Krishna and his lover Radha were always sneaking off to some secluded moonlit spot. Slideshow: Domains of Wonder: Masterworks of Indian Painting at the MFA
Indian miniatures at the MFA, Islamic ornament at BC  
By GREG COOK  |  October 10, 2006
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Queering the Code

With close to 60 million copies in print worldwide and a film version starring Tom Hanks opening on May 18, The Da Vinci Code is a galloping success.
Leonardo da Vinci’s work is coded, all right — as gay
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  May 17, 2006