New director at One Longfellow Square

Posted on October 22, 2012 by Samuel Haiden in Arts & Culture, Features

One Longfellow Square, one of Portland’s most diverse venues, has come under the new direction of long-time Portland art patron Kippy Rudy. In her years of participating in Portland’s vivid arts and performance scene, Rudy influenced the development several organizations, including the Maine Historical Society, the Portland Stage Company, the Portland Museum of Art and […]

National Album Review: Glass Swords by Rustie

Posted on October 22, 2012 by Samuel Haiden in Album Reviews, Arts & Culture

Unless you’ve completely closed your mind to the dubby whomps of dubstep, it’s truly hard not to love those grimy British beats like this trap-influenced album, Glass Swords. These beats borne out of Glasgow, U.K. are too precise: a cutting glass prism of musical and synaesthetic sensation. The producer, Russell Whyte, known as Rustie, has […]

Eliot Cutler lectures as part of the Fall Muskie series

Posted on October 22, 2012 by Kirsten Sylvain in News

Cutler says, “We need leaders.” Will he be the next? Eliot Cutler lectured at the Wishcamper Center on Oct. 17 as part of the Muskie School Fall Lecture Series on public service. Cutler, who ran for governor in 2010, has a great deal of experience in conservation and public service. He has a comprehensive plan for […]

Candidates debate politics affecting women at USM

Posted on October 15, 2012 by Kirsten Sylvain in News

Hannaford Lecture Hall at USM was almost full on Oct. 4. with spectators coming to observe five senatorial candidates debate political issues affecting Maine women and girls. Candidates Angus King, Danny Dalton, Steve Woods, Cynthia Dill and Andrew Dodge debated the Affirmative Care Act, Family Planning, Medicare, social security and more. Republican candidate Charlie Summers […]