Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Natalie Ladd

Leftovers: ‘Kenowhere’ no longer

"Part of me is sad I’m not there to help and part of me is glad I’m not there to see it happening. My...

Growing into rock: Ghost of Paul Revere muscle up on ‘Good at Losing Everything’ 

If you saw We Banjo 3 at Aura earlier this year, back when concerts were still a thing, you might have wondered: Where is...

On Screen: The cultural moment that was ‘Mr. SOUL!’

It’s 1968, and the opening sequence of "Mr. SOUL!" takes us back to the era’s mainstream TV-land: the proud swaths of color in the...

Leftovers: Ciao to the dog days of summer 

Dimillo’s Floating Restaurant is a landmark (a watermark?) on a map that still makes Portland a great place to live. Sure, it’s a famous...

Letter from Aroostook: Wandering the North Maine Woods highways

Aroostook has more acres of heavy woods than any other Maine county and only two major state roads that run from the southernmost tip...

All-in-1 adventure: Explore Maine’s trails and enjoy a cool swimming-hole dip

Most Maine summer days are pleasant perfection, all bright blue skies with cool coastal breezes. Then there are the other days, the sweat-dripping scorchers...

Art Seen: Barridoff’s auction in a time of pandemic

A few score art lovers assembled on folding chairs under a large white tent on the afternoon of Aug. 15 for Barridoff Galleries’ annual...

On Screen: ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ is equal parts history, heroism, heart, inspiration

The legendary late U.S. Rep. John Lewis was 15 years old when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired him to “get in...

On Music: New owner hopes to honor, continue Geno’s legacy

Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. Is necessity the same as desperation? Because that’s what the music biz is feeling, and it’s...
Natalie Ladd

Leftovers: The best is yet to come

“Someday we’ll look back at this and it will all seem funny.” — Bruce Springsteen, "Rosalita," 1973 Despite my protective cloth mask, a lovely lady named...