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SPACE to screen video banned from Smithsonian
A video banned from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery last week in the wake of threats from conservative politicians will be on view in the front window of SPACE Gallery (538 Congress St., Portland) this week and next, as part of a nationwide s
| December 17, 2010
"The Body Abject: The Death and Rebirth of Beauty" with Roger Dell at the Strand
Roger Dell is delivering a talk at Rockland's Strand Theater (345 Main St., 207.594.0700). called "The Body Abject: The Death and Rebirth of Beauty" as...
| November 17, 2010
The Big Hurt: This week in brand synergy
Uh oh, it appears I don't have anything important to make fun of — I was really counting on a member of Aerosmith's dying right before my deadline or something, but no such luck. Let's mine the press-release pile for some fresh squareness.
Blige, Bieber, and Sears connect the dots
| August 13, 2010
Mikael Kennedy’s portraits of his maunderings through the American landscape harness a transcendental concurrence of vastness and intimacy.
Ghostly shapes and images at 37-A Gallery
| June 11, 2010
Excerpt: Patti Smith's Just Kids
The stars were lining up to enter the Ziegfeld Theatre for the glittering premiere of the film Ladies & Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones. I was excited to be there.
Rock icon Patti Smith recalls burroughs and Mapplethorpe, the early days of CBGB, and saddling up for Horses in this memoir excerpt .
| March 05, 2010
Review: Patti Smith's Just Kids
How do you get to be the Godmother of Punk? Pure dumb luck, for starters.
The small prophecies of Patti Smith
| February 12, 2010
Patti Smith: Dream of Life
This collage of a documentary emanates from an 11-year collaboration between punk poet/rocker Patti Smith and her filmmaker friend Steven Sebring.
An intimate, affectionate, non-linear visit
| November 25, 2008
Moral and ethical quibbles aside, society’s objection to queers amounts to a question of power.
Unconventional wisdom at the Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
| May 06, 2008
Art retains its power to push our buttons
When a French artist submitted a signed urinal to the Society of Independent Artists, some might think that this was just another battlefront in the culture wars.
| October 17, 2007
Crossword: 'Freeze frames'
Newscasters have this story down cold
| January 31, 2007
Flashbacks: October 6, 2006
These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Dan Peleschuk, Ian Sands, and Eva Wolchover.
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| October 04, 2006
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