Saturday, December 3, 2022
Jay Mack, Denise Poirier, and Mark Rubin

On Stage: ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ at Good Theater

John D’Agata (Mark Rubin) has written a brilliant essay, centered on a Las Vegas man who took his own life by jumping from a...
Islands Installation

Homer with humor: Zach Horn’s exhibition in Bath takes a look at Maine’s favorite...

Art is serious business. There’s not much humor involved most of the time. So when you do find an artist like Zack Horn, who...
Divin Mpinga

Game On: Soccer the Universal Language

You don’t need the studies — which do indeed exist — to confirm that soccer is a universal language. This fall’s South Portland boys’...
Natalie Haberman-Ladd

Leftovers: Ballots – signed, sealed, delivered

–The community mailboxes for my tiny condo are located at the end of a functional horseshoe parking area. Open to USPS and the elements,...
woman on trail

A Universal Trail in Bridgton: Pondicherry Park welcomes wheelchairs and walkers of all abilities

Maine’s outdoors are marvelous. They’re downright pretty to look at, of course. And spending time on a forested trail has a notably positive effect on...
Marilyn Urbano

Leftovers: Arrivederci Ricetta’s and Thanks for the Memories

Just yesterday but well over a lifetime ago, Ricetta’s Brick Oven Ristorante was an integral part of my life and routine. At that time,...
woman reaching

On Stage: ‘When We Were Young and Unafraid’ at Mad Horse

Sarah Treem’s “When We Were Young and Unafraid” is set in 1972, a cusp of a year for women in America. Second-wave feminists were...
love by numbers promo

Heavy Rotation: Love by Numb3rs pack gravity into ‘Earth Needs a Moon’

Life is messy. For all the crisply packaged lives you see on the internet, everyone makes poor decisions sometimes. We flirt because it feels...
Holly Zschetzsche hiking

Peep the Leaves (and plunge pools): Step Falls is a prime spot for fall...

Maine has an abundance of nooks and crannies. Some are well-known and frequently visited; others feel like a secret we ought to keep to ourselves. And...

Leftovers: Reading between the lines

Second of two parts. Last week’s column tiptoed into the notion of Banned Books Week, asking what, if any, impact it has for us in...