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Salt Institute for Documentary Studies
Statewide exhibit series winds down; are photos next up?
The fall months of 2011 have much to share for contemporary art lovers.
| September 14, 2011
Taking a global view at Salt
The plight of the worker
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 during the Great Depression.
| September 07, 2011
Shaking up Salt
A school that has quietly drawn to Portland, trained, and set loose around Maine a large number of journalists and other young creative professionals is entering a new phase, and not a decade too soon.
| July 13, 2011
Fall Art Preview: Rising to the challenge
Museums, galleries, and artists ready for fall shows
Last weekend’s Block Party was a charming and invigorating celebration of Portland’s art community. The interactive evening, spearheaded by SPACE Gallery, set an ambitious standard for what’s to come on the art front rounding out this year.
| September 15, 2010
Hidden in plain sight
The Maine Jewish Film Festival explores identity
In a larger new home and with its most impressive roster in years, the Maine Jewish Film Festival can already boast a successful 2010.
CHRISTOPHER GRAY + DEIRDRE FULTON
| March 17, 2010
We heart these people
Meet Portland's most influential
We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
| February 10, 2010
Back to school
Coloring outside the educational lines
Some of us know (or think we know) our paths from a young age. We follow those trails through 12 years of school, and then four (plus) more. Some of us don't. We flounder, we search, we know what we want but we don't know how to achieve it. The crucial component in all these scenarios? Education.
| January 20, 2010
| January 01, 0001
Blue Room sweats the small stuff
A new monthly publication started by grads from the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies aims to bring documentary-style reporting to the Portland mainstream.
| May 31, 2006
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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