Art Seen: Hunt Slonem returns to Maine with birds, bunnies, butterflies

'Returns to Maine: New Works by Hunt Slonem” at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth (through Feb. 6, 2021) might better be called “Hunt Slonem:...

A whole new hiking world

Winter hiking is otherworldly.  At least it can feel that way, especially after a fresh snowfall when the whole landscape is cloaked in white, like...

To the bat cave! Murcielago’s ‘Casualties’ demands headphones, in lieu of live show

There are bands that put out great headphones records, and there are bands that put on great live shows, but it’s the rare bird...

Leftovers: Rockwell, Roosevelt, and Fauci

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. There’s no expectation of gifts, and notions of gratitude and thanks are the message du jour. It...

On Stage: A rich, nuanced, tender ‘Talley’s Folly’ at Portland Stage

The story of Matt and Sally reckoning with their feelings for each other will take 97 minutes, without an intermission, Matt tells us upfront....

Just keep swimming: Doing laps and water aerobics at greater Portland’s indoor pools

Don't banish your swimsuit to the summer clothes bin crammed under your bed just yet. While it's true our car windows are frosting over at...

Letter from Aroostook: Finding ghosts

Ever since we moved to The County almost 15 years ago, I have had my eye set on making a jaunt out into the...

Leftovers: Wardrobe changes of 2020

There aren’t many aspects of life that have been left untouched by the pandemic. Even if only by a few degrees of separation, I’m...

On Screen: ‘Ham on (dark) Rye’

In celebration of having made it past Nov. 3 (I optimistically presume), we turn to a film that’s apolitical, vaguely otherworldly, and almost out...

Song for a ‘Broken’ nation: Dominic Lavoie’s latest is a necessary triumph for our...

You know it’s getting bad when the cover of the Sunday paper is just straight up: “We all have clinical anxiety now.” Everybody’s got...