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Film Review: Girl in Progress

Review: Girl in Progress

As rites of passage go, Girl in Progress is a step backward for the genre.
Patricia Riggen's adolescent dramedy
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 18, 2012

Introducing ANNA

It would appear Gypsy Tailwind's tumultuous ride has lost its backing breeze.
Band Watch
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 30, 2011
Bill T Jones alumni

Bill T. Jones alumni shine at the ICA

During the Q&A that followed last weekend's "Summer Reunion" of former dancers from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Jones — unable to attend — was represented on stage by a large bouquet of white roses. (Zane, who died in 1988, was probab
Summer Reunion
By DEBRA CASH  |  July 22, 2011

50 ways to leave 2009

We sent a team of future-thinking Predator drones all across the state of Maine, and a little ways down into Seacoast New Hampshire to sniff out any NYE happenings, from barely-off-the-couch to the Maine mountains, all the way to interstellar travel (we'
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 01, 2010

In with the new

This year represented a bittersweet end to a miserable decade for the nation.
And with the even newer — the year in Portland food
By Brian Duff  |  December 25, 2009

Tests of time

It feels like every week I read about a new restaurant opening in Portland.
Don't let old standbys drop off the radar
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  December 11, 2009


Keep up with the Mad Men

Don Draper and his ad men swig whiskey all day like it's no thing, but some of you daintier folk may think scotch and bourbon are too harsh.
A whiskey primer to get you in the door
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 11, 2009

Seasonal sipping

If you’ve got special reason to drown or celebrate this fall, Portland’s mixologists offer several autumnal elixirs that take advantage of the flavors and clean-slate feeling of fall.
Fall cocktails at local restaurants
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 16, 2009

Amazing Grace

Dinner at Grace was a great way to end First Friday. It's an incredibly beautiful space, and the vie...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 04, 2009
gypsy list

Finding even better days

Gypsy Tailwind have been a slow build. Though Halo Sessions was one of the best local albums of 2008, it seems no one really heard it until 2009, thanks largely to the radio success of "So Lonely," a single whose melancholy bounce was heartbreakingly
Gypsy Tailwind show power and Grace
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 19, 2009

Ideas and emotions

Grace takes place in the recent memories of the title character as well as in her difficult present. The basic concern here, which nags her like a toothache, is the non-existence of the divine.
The Gamm delivers Grace at a fever pitch
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 17, 2009