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Quivering timbers

What’s a tree without roots? Usually it’s the kitchen cabinet or a sheaf of inkjet paper, but for Maine artist Jacob Galle, the answer is a lot less complicated.
A suspended forest in Brunswick
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 30, 2010

We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010

Food on stage

Maine is home to a nationally renowned locavore culinary scene, the oldest organic farming association in the nation (MOFGA), and a plenitude of farms that has increased by nearly 1000 in the past five years — and yet economic pressure to develop acrea
Locavores + thespians = understanding
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 08, 2010

Stirring the pot

The new year ushers in some lively shake-ups and stirrings among Portland's theater community.
Changes are afoot in the local theater scene
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 14, 2009

Local Loraxes

Choirspeak was conceived as an arts-based way to start and share conversations about our various relationships with Maine’s forests, resources which are in a lot of flux these days.
Mainers speak of the trees
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 16, 2008

Staging send-ups

I’m happy to report that a number of other summer productions will be sending up various cultural phenomena.
Summer produces pirates, horrors, and wonders
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 18, 2008