Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Jeff Tweedy rocks L.L. Bean


He has rocked arenas from coast to coast. This weekend musician Jeff Tweedy lives up to his name by taking over the L.L. Bean Campus in Freeport Saturday night for a free show. Whether the frontman for Wilco appears in an Oxford blazer or Scotch plaid flannel is immaterial. This we do know, the Grammy […]

Auditioning for Idol?


  We want to hear from you! Tomorrow from 9 to 5 p.m. the Fox talent show will be in Portland looking for the next Jordan Sparks, Kelly Clarkson and The Bieber. If you are a Maine resident (Bangor anyone?) queuing up outside the bus parked at Maine State Pier to strut your stuff, shoot […]

Falmouth is all atwitter tonight


Food trucks, live music, social media and beer. Must be Monday. If you can hashtag it, it counts as work for the technically connected. Pine Tree State twitterati unite tonight in Falmouth for the fifth annual Social Media Day Maine. Organized by Mashable, the worldwide tweetup with burgers, mini donuts and a shuttle from the Old […]

Alanis Morissette plays Maine State Pier


Four time Grammy winner Alanis Morissette comes to Maine State Pier Aug. 23. Tickets go on sale Friday for the singer’s Portland performance. The firebrand who tore up radiowaves in the 90s, delivers an acoustic and “intimate” show. Can you get intimate with those powerhouse vocals? People on Peaks Island will find this ironic when her voice […]