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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
Looking closely
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  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.
Film Series
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  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.
Outer limits
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  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
By JEFF INGLIS  |  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
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  February 25, 2009

Fiddling with fiddleheads

The fiddlehead is Maine’s simplest, and quite possibly Maine’s most revered, delicacy.
A seasonal treat, explained
By TODD RICHARD  |  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
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  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
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  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.
By MEAGHAN DONAGHY  |  November 08, 2006

Blown away

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
By SARA DONNELLY  |  October 18, 2006