How the Queen City has become the capital of music in Maine.
A gritty, hard-working island attracts unconventional artists by allowing them to focus on what matters most.
Samuel James and Jim LeJames are bringing Portland’s music scene to new ears — pointy, fuzzy ears.
Digging deep with David Mallett, Maine’s earnest balladeer.
Four artists and their works of art will be selected to be a part of this year’s Art of Giving celebration.
Diagnosed with ALS, acclaimed painter Jon Imber reached ever deeper into his creative well.
Maine’s community concert bands are a fixture of summertime. How will they fare in an uncertain future?
Artists Todd Watts and Jemma Gascoine traded the big city for a tiny village.
The Colby College Museum of Art comes of age with a beautiful new wing that houses an extraordinary act of generosity.
Maine’s hulking natural monolith has inspired landscape painters for well over a century.
Listen to the perfect playlist. Tour Homer’s studio. Meet your L.L.Bean boyfriend.
Mainers are nothing if not opinionated, and Down East readers are no exception.