When former Space Gallery executive director Nat May was tapped to curate this year’s Portland Museum of Art biennial exhibition he self-imposed a tough constraint: to foster fresh perspectives. He let us preview a few of the show’s highlights.
Got skis but no hill? Instead of relying on gravity for propulsion, try wind.
From the story “Off to the Banks Again” by Lew Dietz in our January 1958 issue.
For the 900 or so year-round residents of Peaks Island, winter is a time to embrace the quiet, the cold, and the community.
When lakes turn lonely and frigid, Bob Lombardo goes searching for the perfect sheet of ice. Lace up and tag along for a skate on the wild side.
Can Shakespeare help us grasp the Maine author’s cultural sway?
Bit by bit, South Portland’s Brant & Cochran is bringing back the Maine ax.
These four Maine senators seemed to have shared basic convictions.
Each winter, Chris Hayward plays an epic game of King of the Mountain, eschewing chairlifts and racking up as much vertical footage as he can. Who says going down is the fun part?
The town of Norway’s snowshoe biz caught on in the late 1800s, when craftsmen like Mellie Dunham and H.H. Hosmer set up small concerns.
What’s a pair of Maine pooches doing on a West African postage stamp?
A noted law professor argues it’s high time to overturn a controversial 1989 low-water mark in Maine judicial history.