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Exit Interview: Elise Pepple
2 months ago

Exit Interview: Elise Pepple

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Since she moved to Portland from rural Alaska in 2012, to attend Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, the artist, educator, and storyteller Elise Pepple has dug her hands in the local dirt.
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Exit Interview with Josh Moody, Owner of Styxx
4 months ago

Exit Interview with Josh Moody, Owner of Styxx

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Josh Moody moved to Portland for school in 2004 and found himself working behind the bar at Styxx. The club quickly became much more than a job and he felt like he had found a home and family there.

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Exit Interview: Amy Stacey Curtis
5 months ago

Exit Interview: Amy Stacey Curtis

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You can’t tell the story of the last generation of Maine art without Amy Stacey Curtis. The prolific installation artist puts the finishing touches on the ninth — and final …
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Who is Kesho Wazo?
7 months ago

Who is Kesho Wazo?

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On Friday, July 8, Portland remembered the lives of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two black men killed by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Falcon Heights, Minnesota, that …
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Q&A with Portland Needle Exchange’s Brittney Dunham and Hilary Eslinger
8 months ago

Q&A with Portland Needle Exchange’s Brittney Dunham and Hilary Eslinger

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Since 1998, the Portland Needle Exchange has been a volunteer-run branch of the India Street Public Health Center, focusing on harm reduction, risk reduction, and education. They provide clean needles …
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Q&A with Lisa Fernandes of the Resilience Hub
10 months ago

Q&A with Lisa Fernandes of the Resilience Hub

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Now in its tenth year, the Resilience Hub in Bayside has been slowly working to integrate the practices of permaculture with the dynamic lifestyles and work habits of southern Maine.


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In Defense of India Street, a Conversation with Annie Spencer
10 months ago

In Defense of India Street, a Conversation with Annie Spencer

By  •  Q&A, Culture

Four weeks ago, a budget proposal submitted by Portland City Manager Jon Jennings recommended the closure of the India Street Public Health Center, a municipally run public health care facility …
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Q&A with Khalik Allah, Director of ‘Field Niggas’
10 months ago

Q&A with Khalik Allah, Director of ‘Field Niggas’

By  •  Q&A, Film

Filmmaker/photographer Khalik Allah says Field Niggas is a spiritual film.

 

hot at the corner of 125th St. and Lexington Avenue in Harlem, a neighborhood known for homelessness, drug use …
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Exit Interview with Sean Mewshaw and Desi Van Til
12 months ago

Exit Interview with Sean Mewshaw and Desi Van Til

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In Exit Interview, we talk with people who have recently crossed over to the other side — leaving a job, finishing a project, or exiting the city itself. This …
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Q&A with JJ Peeler and  Carmen-maria Mandley
12 months ago

Q&A with JJ Peeler and Carmen-maria Mandley

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A strange thing happened in Portland this year. It fell in love with Shakespeare … again. And it couldn’t have happened without the theater group Bare Portland, a women-led cohort …
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