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The Man, the Myth: Indie-folk songwriter Henry Jamison returns to Maine with an album confronting toxic masculinity

You could say that masculinity is a hot topic these days. You don’t need me to tell you that. No matter who you are or what you believe, it… Read more

The Definitive Guide to Trivia and Game Nights in Portland

Hi ho! It’s cold and miserable out, and for the next few months anyway, there’s no urgent electoral politics to bang your head against. Tha… Read more

News

The Man, the Myth: Indie-folk songwriter Henry Jamison returns to Maine with an album confronting toxic masculinity

You could say that masculinity is a hot topic these days. You don’t need me to tell you that. No matter who you are or what you believe, it… Read more

New Year, Old Goals — Portland City Council has a lot of carryover work to do

The Portland City Council is starting its 186th session. with the same nine members and a lot of work to do. Read more

The Definitive Guide to Trivia and Game Nights in Portland

Hi ho! It’s cold and miserable out, and for the next few months anyway, there’s no urgent electoral politics to bang your head against. Tha… Read more

Arts

The Phoenix Dance Card: 11 Things To Do This Week

1. FEND OFF THE TORSCHLUSSPANIK Read more

The Art of Listening: Fresnel Theater reminds us that improv is practice for life, basically

The famous first tenet of improv comedy is Yes, and. As in: Yes, we are hauling a heavy load of bricks, and now we are going to juggle them… Read more

The Phoenix Dance Card: 12 Things To Do This Week

1. SLY BOYS Read more

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Food & Drink

Planting Roots at Mami: The popular food truck's brick and mortar serves up Japanese street food that doesn't disappoint

“Who Wants To Bring A Food Truck To Portland? Nobody.” Read more

A Holiday Beer-Pairing Workshop: Dip your gingerbread cookies into these bubbly boys

Happy Holidays, loyal readers! 'Tis the season to celebrate by overindulging in multiple vices. Be forewarned, for all is not sweetness and… Read more

Endless Self-Cultivation: Root Wild Kombucha and A&C Grocery help us make amends in East Bayside

For years the cinder block building looming on Washington Ave. at the top of Fox Street housed the Sahara Club, where addicts gathered to a… Read more

Music

The Man, the Myth: Indie-folk songwriter Henry Jamison returns to Maine with an album confronting toxic masculinity

You could say that masculinity is a hot topic these days. You don’t need me to tell you that. No matter who you are or what you believe, it… Read more

Glitter Confessions: Bee Kay Esq.'s cathartic 'Lies I Tell About Myself'

Bre Kidman is an absolute treasure. Read more

Refuge from the Cold: Kafari's wondrous piano album 'Beholding' is a "self-help tool"

Released this fall, the 14 gorgeous and serene piano meditations of Beholding may have sounded like a departure for Kafari, the Portland mu… Read more

Columns

Youth Transforming the Environmental Sector: Maine Environmental Changemakers Program resources young leaders like Nyaruot Nguany

It was in the 1980s when Black community scholars first showed that race was the single most important factor in determining where toxic wa… Read more

Go Figdor, Surprising School Board Landslide is a Big Biel for The Strim: And other subtexts of the November Elections

In Portland City elections, Mayor Strimling came out a winner and he wasn’t even on the ballot. Read more

Maine's Mysterious Prison Deaths: Why do Department of Corrections officials routinely ignore requests for information?

People are dying in Maine’s prisons. Thanks to the total lack of transparency and oversight enjoyed by the Maine Department of Corrections,… Read more

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