Guide

Sunaana Festival

What Isn’t Sunaana?

Portland’s freewheeling festival — christened with an Inuit word meaning “What is it?” — gets even more eclectic in year two.

Sunaana Express

Sunaana Express VIP Giveaway

The Sunaana Express, a private AMTRAK rail car, featuring live music from Joel Thetford, and beer from Allagash Brewing Company. One winner will receive two VIP tickets to the event, two Sunaana Express Downeaster tickets, and overnight accommodations at The Press Hotel in Portland.

Such Strange Eyes

In our era of binging on full seasons of hour-long television shows, tackling an eight-episode short-form series should be a piece of cake. Right?

Portland Museum of Art

Sneak Peek

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.

Musette - Maine scallops with butternut puree, orange reduction, fennel, arugula, and crispy sage.

Musette

“I wanted to transition into cooking food that isn’t fussy, and to create an environment for my team that centers around enjoyment, rather than feeling like punishment.” — Chef Jonathan Cartwright. Read more from our visit.

Cong Tu Bot, Portland, Maine - An aromatic bowl of chicken pho.

Cong Tu Bot

Vien Dobui and Jessica Sheahan have been hosting Asian noodle pop-ups in Portland since 2013, so they had a good idea of what would resonate with local diners when they opened Cong Tu Bot with partner Joe Zohn on the East End.