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Molly Steinmetz, Facebook and Instagram friend portrait artist, on her show


A Very Large Collection of Very Small Portraits, a gallery show by Molly Steinmetz, opens at Pinecone + Chickadee tonight (it’s First Friday!) and will hang there throughout the month. Steinmetz, a Portland-based illustrator, drew portraits of over 300 of her Facebook and Instagram friends. The endeavor began as an extension of the #100daysproject (Steinmetz calling […]

47 unique [mostly] Maine-made gifts you can buy at PICNIC [and online]

Here is a sampling of the neat things that the vendors who will be at PICNIC Music + Arts Festival have been known to sell. PICNIC is my very favorite Portland Summer event that I never get to go to. Last year I got married on the day it took place and this year I […]

20 Portland Things For Which I am Thankful

Here are 20 Portland-y things I am thankful for. The Portland Public Library, YES Books, Longfellow Books, The Green Hand, Strange Maine, Casablanca Comics, and Coast City Comics for keeping us literate David Meiklejohn, Barry Dodd, Videoport (obviously) and the DIY film and video scene The wonderful, friendly, and beautiful staff folks at Local 188, […]

Portland Weekend Goings-On, November 2nd – 4th

                    Out of everything that is happening this weekend, these are the events I think you should go out of your way to get to. Get out of the house and/or apartment and/or office and do some of them. First Friday Art Walk takes place tonight, […]