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Of Farms and Fables shows beauty, struggle of family farming
Speaking from the fields
From the bean patch, Lily calls her husband Walker: Pests in the beans. Walker is over in the chard patch, which he says looks like Swiss cheese.
| October 26, 2011
Get a glimpse of Open Waters' Farms and Fables project
Planting seeds for the future
Last summer, four theater artists experienced a rather different kind of arts residency: They spent months on three local farms, planting, weeding, and talking with farm workers.
| April 06, 2011
We heart these people
Meet Portland's most influential
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?
| February 10, 2010
Food on stage
Locavores + thespians = understanding
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 acreage remains.
| January 06, 2010
Stirring the pot
Changes are afoot in the local theater scene
The new year ushers in some lively shake-ups and stirrings among Portland's theater community.
| January 14, 2009
Mainers speak of the trees
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.
| July 16, 2008
Paying the price
Acknowledging our privilege causes deep suffering
Our afflicted protagonist (Keith D. Anctil, alternating shows with Jennie Hahn) would like to lead you on a thought experiment.
| January 16, 2008
Acorn's Maine Short Play Festival doesn't waste time
It's spring, and time once again for Portland’s theatrical equivalent of the farmer’s market.
| April 04, 2007
Back in the acts
A year in Maine theater
When it comes to dramatics, there’s plenty to toast at this year’s end.
| December 20, 2006
Spacing out the act of memory
If we could give memory feet, how might it approach?
| November 29, 2006
Growing Maine culture
A look back at the highlights of the decade
As the first decade of the millennium winds up (and as we mark the first decade of the Portland Phoenix 's existence), it's worth a look back to see where we came from. We asked our sharpest minds — our arts writers — to consider the last 10 years and pick out the high points that still stick in their minds, in many cases almost an entire decade later.
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| December 22, 2009
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
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The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
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LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
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