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Southern Maine Community College
Institutionalizing single works at IFAA
In another look at Portland's growing number of atypical studies within the art world, we spoke to Southern Maine Community College art history professor Christopher Stiegler, founder of the Institute for American Art, a curatorial space he runs from his home on Smith Street in Bayside. This is an edited transcript.
| March 07, 2013
Challenging the cinematic norms of gay culture
There's no doubt that this fall will bring heated debates about gay rights, as Mainers vote on giving same-sex couples the right to marry.
| August 29, 2012
Review: Rose Contemporary blasts off
It's a sad thing to have an empty gallery in the center of Portland's Arts District. Whitney Art Works was a vital organ in Portland's arts community, and since it closed in January, the scene has missed it dearly.
| July 06, 2011
A new online program at SMCC puts you to the test
All you can learn
Yes, taking classes online is the wave of the future. And you've figured out that the house always wins: Tuition for those classes is vastly more profitable for universities than the traditional in-person, in-classroom instruction.
| January 26, 2011
Bring back Maris
Balls, Pucks and Monster Trucks
Alex Rodriguez, media lightning rod and three-time American League MVP, was never my favorite, even before he wore pinstripes.
| February 26, 2009
Fiddling with fiddleheads
A seasonal treat, explained
The fiddlehead is Maine’s simplest, and quite possibly Maine’s most revered, delicacy.
| May 28, 2008
Fishing for filmmakers
Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
| April 02, 2008
No alibi needed
Earnest-ness at the Stage at Spring Point
Earnest also boasts one hell of a big, imperious foil of British womanhood.
| July 18, 2007
On a mission in Africa
A Portland native is seeking help from home for a Portland-sized community trying to build a library in the far west of the East African country of Kenya.
| November 08, 2006
Jean Hay Bright’s fight to topple a political icon
Jean Hay Bright tried once before to run against US Senator Olympia Snowe. Snowe's tracks: How moderate is Maine's senior senator?
| October 18, 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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