Theater: Give in to the ‘Undertow’

'Memory is a funny thing,” are the first words we hear from Tony Baxter (Tony Aidan Vo) in the serialized audio thriller "Dark Tome:...

Leftovers: 19 minutes is closer than you think

Located off Portland’s peninsula, my Tiny Condo is in an orderly neighborhood with basketball hoops, flags depicting a reason to celebrate, and most recently,...

Art Seen: Natasha Mayers’ ‘Un-Still Life’

Natasha Mayers is Maine’s leading artist-activist. Mayers has been the animating force behind everything from the local Fourth of July Parade in Whitefield to...

Bust a move: Turn your living room into a dance floor

The dance floor didn't sparkle with the scattered reflections of an overhead disco ball, and it didn't light up in rainbow colors to the...

Leftovers: Treasure lies around the curve 

My future writing desk was standing next to a tall blue-grey hutch at the bottom of an endless gravel and dirt driveway. Somewhere between...

Leftovers: When OK really isn’t

Remember when all your friends went somewhere exciting or did something new, but your mom wouldn’t let you join them? Maybe it was hanging out...

The 2nd coming of Bill Stone

Bill Stone is a retired school guidance counselor in his 70s who hadn’t picked up a guitar for years until his daughter got married...

Letter from Aroostook: Go north to beat cabin fever

It has been a strange winter.  Often, the southern part of the state has had more snow than The County, leaving us a bit...

On Screen: ‘Test Pattern’ haunts as it changes our understanding

'Test Pattern" begins with a meet-cute in an Austin bar: Evan (Will Brill), who is white, sidles up on the dance floor to Renesha...

Into the Wild: Land for Maine’s Future is vital for the present

Land for Maine’s Future has for decades been one of the state’s most popular programs, but to be honest I’ve never much cared for...