LIFE DOWNEAST
I found Thoreau the same way many people did — his name on a high school reading syllabus, with the book title Walden, next to it. And as with many 17- year-olds, the syllabus quickly found its way to the backseat of my car. There it mingled with… Read More
    FRANCO-AMERICAN NEWS AND CULTURE
    In my opinion, the talented Franco-American writer Susan Poulin represents the virtual image of the proverb about making lemonade out of lemons. Her talent has been recognized by the fans who follow her performances and entertaining blogs. In recognition of her writing and popular monologues, Portland Magazine named… Read More
    Being a composer takes dedication and years of hard work to be successful. When the person in question creates something truly beautiful, all of that time and energy spent on the artistic craft becomes invaluable. The state of Maine has no shortage of local bands and… Read More
Originally conceived as an early April show, as both an antidote to the cruelest month’s lingering gloom, and a reminder that spring, with its florid proliferation of life, was on the horizon, Floriography feels even more timely in its new slot as our first post-lockdown exhibition. Read More
    MADISON — When Barnaby Folcey is murdered at a family gathering at Marlgate Manor, it transpires that he had a motive to murder everybody else, but no one had a reason to want him dead. While dying, he scrawled the letter “b a r, “ which can implicate… Read More