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FOOD

By PW Staff

The Food & Drink Issue: Soul Food

We’ve been stuffing ourselves to the gills around here with soul food from every corner of this fair city. And in the Food & Drink Issue you can see where, exactly, we’ve been doing it. Dig in.

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Posted Feb. 14, 2012 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Proposed Cuts to PA's Higher-Education Budget Strike a Chord

Last week, Corbett proposed cutting funding to West Chester University and Pennsylvania’s other 13 state colleges by $330 million, almost 20 percent. Meanwhile, funding to state-related universities such as Temple University—the least expensive option in Philly—will be cut by 30 percent. Support for community colleges will be cut by 4 percent.

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Posted Feb. 15, 2012 | Comments: 1

NEWS AND OPINION

By Dan Savage

Savage Love

I headed north last week to do Savage Love Live—a rapid-fire, slightly tipsy Q&A session—at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. It was my third visit to UAA and it was a blast. All of the questions in this week’s column were submitted to me by UAA students and staffers.

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Posted Feb. 14, 2012 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE

By Katherine Rochester

Frederico Herrero's Work Looks Better on Murals Than In a Gallery

This much is true: Murals are Costa Rican artist Frederico Herrero’s strong suit. He has painted them on the walls of fishing huts in Basel, Switzerland, and on the walls of rooftop structures in Athens, Greece. And when he painted one at the Venice Biennale in 2001—the premiere survey of international art—the judges gave him the Golden Lion Award for Best Young Artist. In his current show at Bridgette Mayer Gallery, however, the boldness of Herrero’s painting loses a little steam in translation from wall to canvas.

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Posted Feb. 15, 2012 | Comments: 0