The play about everything

In Annie Baker’s John, directed by Rebecca Lingafelter, young Jenny and Elias visit a bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, a few days after Thanksgiving, dragging their relationship baggage with…

Book pedalers

Laura Moulton stood in front of the art museum next to a cargo bike stuffed with books last month at the Portland Book Festival. Among the titles displayed were Ralph…

Book cosmopolis

The Portland Book Festival, formerly known as Wordstock, returns Nov. 10 to Portland Art Museum and surrounding venues with 157 authors and presenters appearing on nine stages, plus writing workshops,…

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