Bree Abel 
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  • Painting + wine + cupcakes = SPLASH

    • Feb 9, 2011
  • After Arizona: Is our debate too fiery?

    • Jan 10, 2011
  • McGinnis wins Pollock-Krasner grant

    • Jan 2, 2011
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    Recent Articles

  • Barbara Sparks' study in contrasts

    With black-and-white photography from around the world, this local artist imports awe to the Fine Arts Center.
    • Dec 15, 2011
  • Play with your food

    A look at edible inspirations at the second WHAT IF...?! Festival.
    • Sep 8, 2011
  • A nightmare in gray

    Sharing remnants of the 9/11 attacks, one last time.
    • Sep 1, 2011
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    Recent Comments

    Re: “Homeless respond to new ordinance

    Patchsl's post shows exactly why some people take offense to comments made by the Rescue Mission and others helping the homeless: they're assuming that all homeless people are abusing drugs and alcohol. While they are trying to help, they often use language that is incredibly condescending and judgmental. I think it's important to help our homeless while treating them with the respect we give everyone else.

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    Posted by Bree Abel on 02/17/2010 at 8:34 PM

    Re: “Mural at CityRock progresses

    Here is a link to the story:…

    It's an awesome project, can't wait to climb there!

    - Bree Abel

    Posted by BreeAbel on 01/13/2010 at 6:53 PM

    Re: “Sino-Americana

    I like your coinage "Sino-Americana." As one quite familiar with Washburn's music, I think it's a perfectly succinct yet full description of her unique sound. One clarification: the Sparrow Quartet did not play at the Beijing Olympics, though they did play shows in and around Beijing during the 2008 Olympics. "A fact that until now has flown low low below the radar is that The Sparrow Quartet was supposed to play an Olympic venue in Beijing...but we didn't play an Olympic venue," wrote Washburn in her blog "Tales of Abigail" (at on August 28.

    Posted by BreeAbel on 02/15/2009 at 12:25 PM

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