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Statewide exhibit series winds down; are photos next up?

Drawing conclusions
The fall months of 2011 have much to share for contemporary art lovers.
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  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.
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  September 07, 2011

Shaking up Salt

Press releases
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.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  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.
By ANNIE LARMON  |  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.

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?
By JEFF INGLIS  |  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.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 20, 2010

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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.
By SARA DONNELLY  |  May 31, 2006

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