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Cold shifting in the molten landscape
"A respect for places and people who have to survive up there . . ." A Canadian painter's empathy for the northern edge. By Chris Lowry.
Why women doing special projects still matters
An all-female crew rides out some heavy weather across the Atlantic to gather new data on ocean pollution. By Herbert Wright.
Panning for psychic gold in rituals
How altered states — combined with the thoughtful arrangement of space, time and intention — can enhance mental health and healing. By Ralph Metzner.
FROM AN ARTIST’S NOTEBOOK: Theatre & The Meaning of Ecstasy
An actor’s memoir of ascending into the state "that is the best that art can give." By Richard Squires.
High in the Andes
Taking an anti-Drug War play to Bolivia. By James McEnteer.
Confessions of an Obituary Aficionada
The fine art of biography-after-the-fact. By Chellis Glendinning.
'Tis the season to be untraditional!
A wild cross-cultural feast by private chef Laura Pope, who goes trad with turkey then veers deliciously off into Christmas anarchy.
Silvered Winter: Great Hill, New York City
A landscape is never more quietly intimate with us than in the light-spell of winter fog. By Whitney Smith.
The sea inside us
Look what the surf brought in . . . poems by Matthew Clegg, Andrew Greig, Yahia Lababidi, Lynne Rees and R. S. Thomas.
Why climb it, swim it, cross it? Because it's there
Three reasons to do one of those 'crazy' and rather difficult undertakings . . . like run across a desert. By Jonny Wright.
Strange Tools: Art & Human Nature
A philosopher makes the case for thinking of works of art as tools for investigating ourselves. By Alva Noë.
Life on Parade, NYC!
After a shocking week, we salute creativity on the streets of Soho. Photographs by Whitney Smith.
Southern Exposure: 3 Poems by Greg Sellers
3 Poems: 'This Side of Dark Water', 'Faith Found in a Pasture,' 'Autumn Saudade.' By Greg Sellers.
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