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On Stage: Reclaiming hope in the ‘Age of Bees’

The setting of “Age of Bees” is a landscape of chain-link, wooden crates, a power box, wraith-like sheets of fabric, and a tortured gnarl...

Leftovers: Restaurants at a watershed moment

Dismally low front-of-house restaurant staffing continues to be a post-quarantine conundrum. I’m told places like the classic Back Bay Grill, tapas-favorite Sur Lie, and...

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The Universal Notebook: King Paul v. Queen Janet

Just as I had to hold my nose to vote for Mike Michaud for governor in 2014 because of his history of voting against...

The Art of Healing: Reimagining safer worlds

Including the writing of this column, I’ve counted four times now that I’ve had this same conversation in one week.  For context, I’ll be referencing...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Full house

Maine’s policy on casinos is easy to explain. There isn’t one. The state’s two gambling emporiums (emporia?) came into existence after expensive referendums (referenda?) were pushed...