Saturday, December 3, 2022
Longfellow Books children's area

Portland has a toy story too

Any look at the holiday season would be incomplete without asking the experts what’s new in the 2022 world of toys. Parents are wondering,...
sherlock holmes

Another problem to solve: ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’ at Portland Stage

The appeal of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s timeless partnership — the ingenious detective paired with his reassuringly average friend and literary chronicler — has...

Music: Dead Gowns get transitory ephemeral with ‘How’ EP

A band’s first “tour” could be pretty rough around the edges even before the pandemic. Now?  “We’re doing a mix of house shows,” says Geneviéve...
Natalie Haberman-Ladd

Leftovers: Halloween in poor taste

Last Halloween, this column was about two junior thugs who were out trick-or-treating in Portland, dressed in brown with fly fishing wading boots, a...

Art Seen: Matt Blackwell and the ‘Stay Black & Die’ group show at Cove...

Cove Street Arts in Portland has the space to put on five exhibitions at a time, so selecting one or two to review is...

Game On: Kidney transplant opens up ‘a whole different world’ for former Deering basketball...

Time moves at pace again. Those are Thiwat Thiwat's beautiful words, an excerpt from the powerful post he wrote in September to announce the news...
Wolfpack Fitness

A bloody good outdoor workout: Lift heavy in Halloween Style at Wolfpack Fitness’ Blood...

On some level, a gym is a gym. There’s the clank of heavy weights, the pumping overhead music, the panting breaths of physical exertion. But...
Natalie Haberman-Ladd

Leftovers: Question D and the Art of the Meal

Most restaurant workers never needed online dating options. They never had to swipe left or endure embellished profiles of those looking for love in...
Natalie Haberman-Ladd

Leftovers: The arc of a name

Recently reconnected to me, my cousin Candace grew up in Atlanta and has lived in Birmingham, Alabama, for over 30 years. Candace’s mom, Etta Haberman,...

Mali Obomsawin makes solo debut with ‘Sweet Tooth’

People who come to Mali Obomsawin’s new six-song “Sweet Tooth” via their association with popular roots trio Lula Wiles might find themselves expanding their...