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    Seeing the world through the lens of Zoe Strauss

    Sept. 3, 2014, 10:20 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Juan Carlos Pérez-Duthie Zoe Strauss looks at things differently. For years, the self-taught photographer, installation artist and community activist, has been capturing reality through her lens in ways that others often don’t see. Or don’t want to see. Zoe Strauss. Photo by Flickr user Susan...

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    Martin Devaney, Prairie Fire Lady Choir, SPCO and more take the stage at Mears Park for Concrete and Grass this week

    Sept. 3, 2014, 7:15 p.m., Posted by sschouweiler

    Halloween, Alaska closing out the 2013 iteration of the festival in Mears Park. Photo courtesy of Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival After the record-breaking crowds at the Minnesota State Fair and the crush at Walker Art Center’s popular Internet Cat Video Festival, Concrete and Grass...

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    Fred Snitzer goes downtown

    Sept. 3, 2014, 6:53 p.m., Posted by Anne Tschida

    What chickens will come home to roost at Snitzer's new gallery? Well, it’s finally happened. After several years of planning to leave Wynwood, the Fredric Snitzer Gallery has finally decamped for a new space further south, in downtown Miami. Snitzer will be joining the neighborhood that...

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