Leftovers: Too much information

Like an overdue periodontal visit, my columns occasionally strike a raw nerve.  Such columns are written with a bit of trepidation and typically submitted to...

On Stage: ‘Or,’ is a sex farce for then and now

Poet, playwright, and spy Aphra Behn lives in a time of plague and fires, political upheaval, and the uncertainties of a new transition of...

Art Seen: Virtually ‘Abstract Photography’

While we wait for the all-clear signal to return to galleries and museums, there is always a lot of art to be seen virtually....

A burst of C&W: New compilation mines a contemporary wave of alt-country

The first editor of the old Portland Phoenix had a little joke he used to describe the twangy bands that were seemingly everywhere in...

Leftovers: Romance and red flags, Florida-style

It’s been 18 months since my mother, The Betty, passed away. Her memory remains a blessing and each day becomes less tear-stained. Instead, there...

Art Seen: The maturation of Emily Leonard Trenholm

Emily Leonard Trenholm is a telemark and alpine skier, mountain biker, and stand-up paddleboarder, so it makes sense that she would come into her...

Fat-tire riding: Rent a fat bike to pedal wide trails, cruise through the woods...

Fat-biking confidence was running full tilt when we arrived at Inland Woods and Trails in Bethel on a recent sunny Sunday. The four of...

Leftovers: Winning moves

Giant cross-country moving vans blocking entrances, mailboxes, and assigned parking spots are now part of the rhythm of my condo life in Portland. I...

On Screen: ‘Just Don’t Think I’ll Scream’ holds a mirror to us with montage,...

Have you been feeling isolated? Finding yourself debilitated by depression, personal and societal grief, and/or panic attacks? Binge-watching so much of anything that it...

Letter from Aroostook: South meets North in rocket launch

At 9:30 last Sunday morning, with the temperature around 6 degrees, I inched my way down a snow- and ice-covered main runway of the...