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Music seen at SPACE Gallery, October 24, 2007
Basically what I’m trying to say is jdwalker almost made me piss my pants.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  October 31, 2007


Mythology + meditation

A conversation with cut-paper artist Rebecca FitzPatrick
Since Sanctuary is a body-art venue, I figured it was the place to explore the figures.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  October 10, 2007


Heart of the city

Sidewalk chalk brings more than pretty pictures to Biddeford
Festivals like Chalk on the Walk give us a convenient excuse to visit our neighbors.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  October 03, 2007


One medium, many approaches

Graphite group show has scattered gems
There is indeed a sense of “look at all the crazy things you can do with graphite!”
By: IAN PAIGE  |  September 26, 2007


Nature times three

A conversation with Lauren Fensterstock
Lauren Fensterstock’s new show is black and dirty.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  September 19, 2007


It’s useless, but is it art?

Duane Paluska manipulates form and function at June Fitzpatrick
Duane Paluska constructs more than he paints and configures more than he creates.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  September 12, 2007


Micah Blue Smaldone

Music seen, at the Time of Rivers Festival, the Soundpost, September 9
Seeing Micah Blue Smaldone at the Soundpost on Sunday was like going to church.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  September 12, 2007


Moving stillness

Waterbugs and drawing machines at SPACE and the ICA
Brian DeRosia explores alternative modes of image production with a gallery presentation as unique as his process.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  September 05, 2007


Stringing us along

Nationally known guitarists descend on Portland
Time of Rivers is a two-day, two-venue exploration of what your guitar teacher told you not to do.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  August 29, 2007


New kids on the block

Four Walls Gallery focuses on developing professional artists
24-year-old Julie Kuceris decided her Rhode Island School of Design education was more useful elsewhere. .
By: IAN PAIGE  |  August 15, 2007


Unseen forces

Ben Butler’s spiritual science at Coleman Burke Gallery
The sheer size of the Coleman Burke Gallery proves to be a playground for the ambitious scope of Ben Butler’s warm, minimalist sculptures.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  August 08, 2007


The500s + The RattleSnakes

Music seen at the Soundpost, July 15, 2007
Portland’s The500s’ contemporary contribution to the indie-pop world is just to the badass side of twee.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  July 18, 2007


Exquisite corpses

The year’s most controversial art show — for the artists who made it
As the dolls changed hands, so did accompanying journals.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  July 18, 2007

From sketch to finish

In “Maine Architects Design Furniture”
Visit the top floor of the Portland Museum of Art for a local contribution to the design discussion.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  July 11, 2007


Drawing connections

Experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s work at the PMA
The Portland Museum of Art’s challenge in presenting an architectural exhibition is akin to the finger that points to the moon.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  July 11, 2007

Diamond Sharp

Music seen at Geno's, July 7, 2007
The Sharp are dead. Long live the Sharp.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  July 11, 2007


Pattern language

A conversation with Karen Gelardi
How do you draw a tree? Where does the tree stop? How do the leaves connect?
By: IAN PAIGE  |  June 20, 2007


...And the living is easy

Get it while the getting is good this summer
Fellow Portlanders, we have about three months until we return to our caves for hibernation.
By: IAN PAIGE  |  June 13, 2007
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