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An improvement on ‘Reimagining’

I loved your "Reimagining Portland" ideas — except one.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editors, September 7, 2012
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  September 07, 2012
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Reimagining Portland

Portland is rethinking some of its public spaces.
New ideas for three major public spaces
By CALVIN DUNWOODY  |  August 24, 2012
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SLIDESHOW: Ansel Adams at the Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum exhibitis photography by Ansel Adams from June 9, 2012 through October 8, 2012.
"At the water's edge" | June 9, 2012 – October 8, 2012
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 15, 2012
ShortTakes:The Hunter

Review: The Hunter

Apparently extinct since the 1930s, the Tasmanian Tiger resembled an uncanny assortment of mismatched parts from other animals. Daniel Nettheim's film is equally weird and motley.
Weird and motley
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2012
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Review: Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

In Nuri Bilge Ceylan's minimalist "Eastern," the Leone-esque title seems ironic, as a team of bumbling investigators spend hours driving through the Anatolian wasteland searching for the grave of a murder victim.
Driving through the wasteland
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 11, 2012
Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance

Review: Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit of Vengeance

The filmmakers deliver some gorgeous landscape shots of Asia Minor and leverage the 3D perspective to good effect, but the time between such moments of relief can seem like an eternity of movie hell.
Movie hell
By Tom Meek  |  February 24, 2012


Sun Tunnels Holt

Nancy Holt locates the cosmos

Holt is part explorer, part surveyor, part hippie/New Age dreamer. And this thorough survey of her art from 1966 to '80 shows her finding her way to becoming one of the pioneers of the "Land Art" or "Earthworks" movement.
View finder
By GREG COOK  |  February 17, 2012
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Painting – and video – of the American landscape

"Painting the American Vision" — 45 rapturous paintings from the New York Historical Society — surveys the Hudson River School painters, dubbed for the upstate New York river where they spent their summers prospecting for sights to transform into ravish
Manifest destiny
By GREG COOK  |  August 05, 2011