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Taking a global view at Salt

In the 1930s, the New Deal-era Farm Security Administration compiled arguably the most influential photo dossier in American history, enlisting nationally prominent photographers like Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans to capture scenes of rural poverty dur
The plight of the worker
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  September 09, 2011

The Cyborg Trio make it up as they go along

Portland hasn't had a band like the Cyborg Trio in while. They're almost certainly the best/only live all-instrumental dance band since Slowing Room stopped playing out (and they actually had some vocals sometimes). Also, Slowing Room had, well, songs.
Half and half
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  October 30, 2010

Vegan venom

I honestly can’t believe you think that vegan comfort food would focus onto vegetables.
Letters to the Boston editor, September 10, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 10, 2010

The New Deal + Big Gigantic at Port City Music Hall

The New Deal, a mighty popular live electronic trio from Toronto (they’re standbys at festivals like Bonnaroo), are at Port City Music Hall at 8...
By webteam  |  January 13, 2010

The shovel-ready lessons of the New Deal

Action Speaks!, AS220's always-engaging panel discussion series, is back. "So soon?" you ask. Why, yes.
Action speaks!
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 24, 2009