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Greenhut’s ''Portland Show'' welcomes spring

Every so often Greenhut organizes a "Portland Show," gathering works mostly about the city, or by artists who are identified with it, or both.
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By KEN GREENLEAF  |  March 23, 2012
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The importance of being Ernie

Media feuds don’t come any nastier than the metastasizing spat between Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr and one “Ernie Boch III,” the pseudonymous blogger at the liberal Web site Blue Mass. Group. (Note: the blogger is no relation to the car dealer.)
What drives Howie Carr’s anonymous tormentor?
By ADAM REILLY  |  October 16, 2009
New in the Phoenix: Howie Carr vs. "Ernie Boch III"--with exclusive interview!

New in the Phoenix: Howie Carr vs. "Ernie Boch III"--with exclusive interview!


  In this week's Phoenix, I size up the ongoing feud between Herald columnist Howie Carr and "Ernie Boch, III," his mysterious Blue Mass. Group-based...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 15, 2009
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Summer people

Ever wonder why there is so much professional-level art made and shown in Maine, a state with a total population less than that of many minor cities? One answer is that following the fame of people like Winslow Homer, creative types flocked to Maine, o
Artists have long visited Maine, too
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  June 12, 2009
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Groups + solos

First on the list of this year's points of interest is the anticipated Portland Museum of Art Biennial, which opens in early April.
Looking forward to 2009
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 31, 2008
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Mass court OKs border crossings for RI same-sexers

Now that a Massachusetts judge has found that Rhode Island couples can legally marry in the Bay State, same-sex marriage proponents hope the decision will help rally their troops and enhance their case at the General Assembly in the coming year.
Gay marriage
By PETER IAN ASEN  |  October 04, 2006