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Slideshow: 'Dark Arts' at MassArt

American Memory Project, Coyotel Press, and A Year At the Wheel at Mass Art's Pozen Center
Dark Arts Lecture Series at MassArt's Pozen Center , April 24, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 01, 2009
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White album

The best of the work on view in "Duane Slick and Critical Distance," at Rhode Island College's Bannister Gallery (600 Mount Pleasant Avenue, Providence, through January 8), is what you might call painters' paintings.
Duane Slick's minimalist meditations
By GREG COOK  |  December 29, 2008
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Wagering, or wavering?

With the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe quickly moving forward on its plans for a casino in Middleborough, how long can power players continue to hold their cards close to the vest?
When will Deval Patrick play his casino cards?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 15, 2007

Land of liberty?


Two volumes offer an important starter course on this history of Native Americans
By ELLEE DEAN  |  July 13, 2007
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Casino gambling: Yes

The debate about casino gambling in Massachusetts has arrived.
The question should not be if , but how. Plus, Cape Wind now.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 30, 2007
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Appetite vanishes for vetting “editorial mysteries” on casino switch

Although someone on the Providence Journal ’s editorial board wanted to offer a published explanation of the newspaper’s dramatic and unacknowledged recent reversal in endorsing the Harrah’s Entertainment-Narragansett Indian casino, the ensuing editoria
As the ProJo turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 08, 2006


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A curious editorial switch on the Harrah’s casino

Reporters at the Providence Journal were among those taken by surprise when the paper, in an abrupt and unacknowledged reversal of its long-held position, editorialized on Sunday, October 22, in favor of the proposed Harrah’s Entertainment-Narragansett
As the ProJo turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  November 01, 2006
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Censored artwork hits the road

The controversial art of Thomas Manning, a man branded a cop killer by his detractors and a political prisoner by his supporters, returned to the USM campus that had sent it packing one week earlier when some seventy supporters gathered there last Friday
Supporters take prisoner’s paintings for a walk
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  September 20, 2006