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Review: Girl in Progress
Patricia Riggen's adolescent dramedy
As rites of passage go, Girl in Progress is a step backward for the genre.
| May 15, 2012
It would appear Gypsy Tailwind's tumultuous ride has lost its backing breeze.
| September 28, 2011
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 probably watching through a heavenly viewfinder.)
| July 21, 2011
50 ways to leave 2009
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science
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're not kidding!).
| December 30, 2009
In with the new
And with the even newer — the year in Portland food
This year represented a bittersweet end to a miserable decade for the nation.
| December 22, 2009
Tests of time
Don't let old standbys drop off the radar
It feels like every week I read about a new restaurant opening in Portland.
| December 09, 2009
Keep up with the Mad Men
A whiskey primer to get you in the door
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.
| December 09, 2009
Fall cocktails at local restaurants
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.
| October 14, 2009
| January 01, 0001
Finding even better days
Gypsy Tailwind show power and Grace
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 honest: "I'll tell you a secret: I drank myself to sleep last night."
| June 17, 2009
Ideas and emotions
The Gamm delivers Grace at a fever pitch
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.
| March 17, 2009
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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