The Greatest of Failures: A bunch of anarchist-hearted artists set out to make an opera about WTO. What could possibly go wrong? By Jen Graves

Seattle Artists Redesign the Waterfront: With Glass-Bottomed Pools, Submarine Shuttles, Mini Forests, Lights for Scared Fish, and Arches Made of Viaduct Ruins

The End of Anonymity: Should a food critic always be undercover? Is it important—or even possible—anymore? By Bethany Jean Clement

James Baldwin in Istanbul: Photographer Sedat Pakay's Images of a Writer in Exile By Charles Mudede

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