‘Elephant’ in the room: Chris Moulton returns in form with Beggars

Andy Bohren has launched the “Maine-Ly Pop Punk” podcast about, well, you can figure it out. The former keyboard player for the Sophomore Beat,...

‘Fringe on film’: PortFringe Festival returns with digital watch-parties

If the last year has left you ready to take the edge off by bringing the edge on, so to speak, you can now...

Leftovers: Summer is yellow, but it’s still a go

Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and a few other usual suspects are represented by license plates on parked cars in the Old Port. Like...

Into the Wild: Fund the Endangered Species Act

I've been thinking a lot about extinction recently, and its role on Earth – maybe the only planet where there have ever been living...

Slow-paced pride

To be a runner, you must run. That's it.  There are no speed requirements. There is no minimum distance or frequency. There is no specified...

On Stage: ‘Where We Stand’ at Portland Stage is a perfect show for this...

A green turnpike sign that leans against the brick back wall of the stage reads “Welcome to Maine, The Way Life Should Be.” Another...

Dancing into summer: Zeme Libre and the allure of live music

They are coming in dribs, drabs, and soon a firehose: live shows and show announcements at venues big and small. With the lifting of...

Leftovers: Repurposed lives

Most Mainers who support the COVID-19 vaccine have received it by now and we should be proud of ourselves. Maine is among the leading...

On the boardwalk: Explore the extraordinary ecosystem of the Orono Bog

Bogs are champions of long-term storage. Formed over hundreds or thousands of years, bogs are masters at trapping carbon, hoarding dead plants, and hanging...

Art Seen: Skowhegan School at the Maine Jewish Museum

Much as many Jewish artists (think Alfred Stieglitz and William Zorach among others) and Jewish intellectuals (art critics Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg) were...