Maine Dispatches
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Ken Eisen holds a picture of himself with the late director Jonathan Demme.
Two thumbs way up! Ken Eisen is the man behind the 100-film slate — and A-list special guests — at the Maine International Film Festival. (Just don’t tell him you like superhero movies.)
Maine Art
We asked 10 art-world luminaries to share the under-the-radar places where they find great Maine art.
Abigail Gray Swartz
What if history’s powerful and pioneering women were celebrated and honored in public spaces? Abigail Gray Swartz is out to remix whole cityscapes with ambitious monuments to history’s “hidden figures.”
Maine Craft Association
Artists in Their Studios is a photography project developed by the Maine Crafts Association to document Maine fine craft artists throughout the state in the spaces where they create.
These are a few of our favorite things — a look back at our first decade (or so) of illustrated holiday covers.
The Unity College lumberjack team never lets the sawdust settle.
Bess Welden
Portland playwright Bess Welden on creating a show with help from her city’s immigrant community.
Hundreds of revelers head to Peaks Island every fall for Sacred and Profane — even though the anything-goes celebration of the creative spirit is a big secret.