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Institutionalizing single works at IFAA
In another look at Portland's growing number of atypical studies within the art world, we spoke to Southern Maine Community College art history professor Christopher Stiegler, founder of the Institute for American Art, a curatorial space he runs from hi
| March 08, 2013
Challenging the cinematic norms of gay culture
There's no doubt that this fall will bring heated debates about gay rights, as Mainers vote on giving same-sex couples the right to marry.
| August 31, 2012
Review: Rose Contemporary blasts off
It's a sad thing to have an empty gallery in the center of Portland's Arts District. Whitney Art Works was a vital organ in Portland's arts community, and since it closed in January, the scene has missed it dearly.
| July 08, 2011
A new online program at SMCC puts you to the test
Yes, taking classes online is the wave of the future. And you've figured out that the house always wins: Tuition for those classes is vastly more profitable for universities than the traditional in-person, in-classroom instruction.
All you can learn
| January 28, 2011
Bring back Maris
Alex Rodriguez, media lightning rod and three-time American League MVP, was never my favorite, even before he wore pinstripes.
Balls, Pucks and Monster Trucks
| February 25, 2009
Fiddling with fiddleheads
The fiddlehead is Maine’s simplest, and quite possibly Maine’s most revered, delicacy.
A seasonal treat, explained
| May 28, 2008
Fishing for filmmakers
When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
| April 02, 2008
No alibi needed
Earnest also boasts one hell of a big, imperious foil of British womanhood.
Earnest-ness at the Stage at Spring Point
| July 18, 2007
On a mission in Africa
A Portland native is seeking help from home for a Portland-sized community trying to build a library in the far west of the East African country of Kenya.
| November 08, 2006
Jean Hay Bright tried once before to run against US Senator Olympia Snowe. Snowe's tracks: How moderate is Maine's senior senator?
Jean Hay Bright’s fight to topple a political icon
| October 18, 2006
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