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Alternatives, and standbys, for summer
The big theater buzz this summer is of course is the Fringe, which actually comprises two overlapping programs from June 26 to July 1.
Life on the Fringe
| June 08, 2012
Review: Outdoor expressionism in Fenix Theatre's Love’s Labour’s Lost
One of Shakespeare's earliest and lightest-of-the-light works, Love's Labour's Lost , is this year's Shakespearean offering of the Fenix Theatre Company.
Collision of minds, hearts, and well, more
| July 22, 2011
Review: Fenix Theatre's poignant, funny Waiting for Godot
Samuel Beckett's masterpiece, the tragicomedy Waiting for Godot, might not be everybody's idea of a summertime al fresco romp.
Laughing while it hurts
| July 22, 2011
Funny you should say that
I'm pretty confident in saying that humor is probably one of the key things that separates us humans from the rest of the animal kingdom.
| June 18, 2011
Maine's quirky summer stage season
Summertime and a lush arboreal landscape is an unexpected setting for Samuel Beckett's flinty Waiting for Godot , and this reviewer is already stirred.
History + mystery
| June 17, 2011
Get out on the cheap
As eyes may roll, and thoughts of sliding down Mellen Street into Deering Oaks swim through our mind, wintertime is what keeps so many of us excited for eight months a year.
Winter escapes that won't stretch your wallet
| January 28, 2011
Going Gaga for gay rights
Maine became a gay-rights battleground again this week, complete with junior-high-style political maneuvering and pop-culture madness.
| September 24, 2010
Fall Food Preview: Okay, Vacationland, it's our turn
Goodbye tourists. Goodbye school children. Thanks for spending this gorgeous summer with us and keeping our restaurants and businesses thriving. We know your dough keeps many of us employed, but, frankly, we’re ready for some distance.
Enjoy peak harvest without the crowds
| September 17, 2010
Thanks for your article on the price increase on blue bags. The article should also mention another consequence of the price hike: some neighbors have chosen to simply ignore the blue-bag rule and use their own bags.
Letters to the Portland Editor, August 27, 2010
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| August 27, 2010
Building up the Baysides
Perhaps you've been bowling and boozing at Bayside Bowl on Alder Street. Or maybe you've been biking down Fox Street and over to Whole Foods, throwing a glimpse over to Anderson as you pass — you just might see someone you know.
Looking forward on the peninsula's last frontiers
| August 13, 2010
Making some waves
Only a minute or two into the Fenix Theatre Company's Twelfth Night , certain principals are already wet and flailing on the floor of the reflecting pool in Deering Oaks Park.
Fenix's '60s Night in the park
| July 30, 2010
Twelfth Night at Deering Oaks Park
Portland's most popular - not to mention randy - version of Shakespeare in the Park comes courtesy of the Fenix Theatre Company, who this season...
| July 21, 2010
Southern Maine Pride Parade & Festival at Deering Oaks Park
Saturday, the Southern Maine Pride Parade & Festival hits the downtown, with a 12:30 pm parade from Monument Square to Deering Oaks Park, where a...
| June 16, 2010
2009 had some redeeming qualities - really
Let's get serious: For many Portlanders, 2009 was a crap year.
Don’t look back in anger
DEIRDRE FULTON AND JEFF INGLIS
| December 25, 2009
Conquer the cold
Any New Englander worth his salted cod knows that the key to beating seasonal hibernation-induced depression is adherence to one simple motto: Leave The House.
Banish winter blahs with energizing outdoor fun
| December 11, 2009
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Fenix Theatre Company's latest production at the wading pool in Deering Oaks Park, of Bill Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, continues its two-week...
| August 12, 2009
Greater Portland Festival of Nations
Throughout the afternoon and evening, the Greater Portland Festival of Nations honors Portland's various ethnic communities with live music (by Eric Bettencourt, stream band,...
| July 22, 2009
Through the rest of June, a classic battle of the sexes will be waged at the wading pool of Deering Oaks Park. The Fenix Theatre Co., Portland's premier purveyor of outdoor Shakespeare for the summer, stages a smart, wet, and aggressive Taming of the
Fenix's Taming of the Shrew gets wet
| June 19, 2009
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