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Funny Woman

How a political operative uses comedy to stay sane amid the 24-hour news cycle I used to lose sleep over...

Maverick Caretaker

A wildly inventive artist takes on yet-another role as manager of a summer artists’ community in Lovell Most artists make...

How Maine Moves

Southern Maine is in a contemporary dance resurgence, thanks to community building by a tightly knit group of performers...

The Bike Baton

How a breakfast and a bike connected two brave women fighting cancer; Sarah Emerson will ride a bike belonging...

Style, Home & Food

At 95, artist Jean Pilk hasn’t quit

She works in an improvised, paint-flecked studio in her assisted living community in Yarmouth. When nationally known portrait artist Jean...

Red Beans & Rice—Where You Bean All My Life?

Especially with a surprising secret ingredient, this classic Creole dish ticks all the boxes: inexpensive, adaptable for vegetarians and...

Give Me Space

Creating (and demanding) space for creativity Many women find joy, peace and fulfillment through hands-on creative endeavors. Classics like painting...

Artful Dressing

For this Maine artist, clothes are an alternate canvas. Emilie Stark-Menneg is a Maine artist who is rapidly making a...

Expo Highlights

Culture

The New Share Croppers

Daybreak Growers Alliance puts a different spin on the CSA model, bringing farms together in collaboration, instead of competition. Adrienne...

An August for the books

Phosphorescence

Lifestyle

Summer Nights & Dog Days

Merry Wives Aug. 1, 9–10, 17–18 Cumston Hall, 796 Main St., Monmouth The Theater at Monmouth, celebrating its 50th year, is performing...

The Flaky Friend

Dancing into summer