Saturday April 19th 2014

Do This

Your selfie is a masterpiece: See it at Engine’s next art exhibit in Biddeford

Your selfie is a masterpiece: See it at Engine’s next art exhibit in Biddeford

April 18, 2014

Engine in Biddeford is compiling a bunch of selfies for an art show — yes, you could walk into a Biddeford art gallery and see your own face framed as art. All you have to do is add the hashtag #SELFtheshow to one of your selfies on Instagram (or Twitter or Tumblr) before May 19.

Try it: Aqua Zumba in South Portland

Try it: Aqua Zumba in South Portland

April 13, 2014

Years ago I took "modern dance" in college out of desperation to fulfill a gen-ed requirement. After the first class my professor emailed me asking if I should be graded differently because of my disability. I don't have a disability. Yes, that actually happened. This was my first dance class since then.

22 grown-up things to learn this spring: clamming, burlesque, archery

22 grown-up things to learn this spring: clamming, burlesque, archery

April 09, 2014

Learning isn't just for babies. If you find yourself thinking, "I've always wanted to ____, but I don't know how" we're here to help. Beekeeping? Paddle boarding? How about burlesque? Whatever your dream, there are a lot of cheap classes and workshops in Maine this spring. Here are our top picks:

10 (quick) April Fools pranks you won’t get fired for

10 (quick) April Fools pranks you won’t get fired for

March 28, 2014

You probably haven't been planning and you just realized it's about to be April — and really, with this weather, we can't blame you if you thought it was still February. So these pranks are quick and cheap and probably won't get you fired (no guarantees):

Maine YogaFest returns to Portland July 12-13. Tickets on sale now

Maine YogaFest returns to Portland July 12-13. Tickets on sale now

March 24, 2014

Roll out the mats. Maine YogaFest returns to Portland on July 12 and 13. The yoga-centric festival drew over 500 yogis - from novices to the well-practiced - to Portland's East End last year for a weekend of yoga workshops, meditation, and music. Now in its second year, organizers are adding even more to this year's two-day event.

14 Maine races that put “fun” before “run” – with colors, obstacles and mud

14 Maine races that put “fun” before “run” – with colors, obstacles and mud

March 23, 2014

There's a litany of upcoming obstacle courses, mud pits, colored powder showers, escaped fugitives and finish-line beers to keep us focused on anything but the fact that we're actually running.