News

‘Portland Rising,’ April 2021

The April 2021 episode of "Portland Rising," the monthly news, interview, and arts show from the Portland Phoenix, features Michael Kebede, the policy counsel...

Arts & Living

On Screen: A luminous, spiritual journey through the Pacific Northwest

Water flows and circles through the experimental documentary "malni – towards the ocean, towards the shore." Filmmaker Sky Hopinka immerses us in long, reverent...

Pets in the ‘Window:’ All Custardpaws and Mr. Freezy want to...

If Portland Music Awards were still a thing (RIP, Best Music Poll), we’d have a new odds-on favorite for Best Pandemic Song. Previously, the judges...

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Viewpoint

Politics & Other Mistakes: Assorted anomalies

Maine’s lame excuse for spring has arrived. Time to clean the fungus out of my in-box. Cinematic tax breaks There are a few things on which...

The Universal Notebook: What does it mean to be non-essential?

As the worst of the pandemic quarantines and lockdowns begin to fade in the rearview mirror, millions of Americans must be asking themselves what...

Another Viewpoint: Maine’s approach to transgender athletes isn’t broken

The question of how transgender athletes should participate in sports is back in the news.  A bill before the Maine Legislature, LD 926, would...

The Universal Notebook: The art of Beeple and ‘WAP’

Who’s the bigger fool? The guy who paid $69 million for a collaged work of 5,000 digital images? Or the guy who thinks a...