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Album: Purity Ring - Shrines

Purity Ring | Shrines

Ever imagined what it would be like to hear an angel-voiced woman recite a book of fairy tales in the back of a nightclub at 2 am as drowsy synth lines float through the speakers?
4AD (2012)
By REYAN ALI  |  July 20, 2012
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Portland's new wolf pack

A poetry collection adapted for the stage has been taken up as the inspiration for a new Portland theater troupe.
Going Lobo
By CHELSEA COOK  |  June 10, 2011
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Review: Corinna Schnitt's ''Once Upon A Time'' at the RISD Museum

Corinna Schnitt's video Once Upon a Time opens on a comfortable living room.
Surreal storybooks
By GREG COOK  |  April 22, 2011

"My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: New Fairy Tales" with Kate Bernheimer, Kelly Link, Kathryn Davis, and Maria Tatar at 2010 Boston Book Festival [podcast]


Neil Gaiman presumably could not be torn away from his young goth bride, and Joyce Carol Oates had already been hired to give the keynote....
By Carly Carioli  |  October 27, 2010
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Maine storyteller heads away for audiences

We here at the Phoenix don't pull this kind of thing often, but this weekend you're missing out. Lewiston native (and Munjoy Hill dweller) Michael Parent has headed 1000 miles southwest from Portland to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesboro
Tall tales
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 25, 2010
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Fractured fairy-tales

Somehow, somewhere, we seem to have forgotten the meaning of the fairy tale.
How George Saunders, Hans Christian Andersen, and a trip to Fairyland can keep you sane
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 23, 2008