Bethel is known for being home to one of Maine’s largest ski resorts, Sunday River. It is also a place of great natural beauty, every season of the year. This informs the creative spirit which can be found in places like Gould Academy, and the Mill Hill Inn in Bethel. Today we speak with Matt Ruby, Gould Academy Head of School, and Woody Hughes, nationally renowned potter and owner of the Mill Hill Inn.
Maine is home to many talented artists and designers. Today we speak with Heather Chontos and Erin Flett, both of whom are making their marks on the world of style, from fashion to home furnishings. You have seen their work nationally and internationally, in publications such as Oprah magazine. We are proud to have them designing in Maine.
The creative process is necessarily an evolution. Artists, and the community in which they create, are continuously changing. Today we speak with architect Scott Simons and with Mark Bessire, director of the Portland Museum of Art, about designing updated spaces and programs that can absorb and celebrate change. You won’t want to miss these intriguing conversations.
Maine Magazine begins each new year with a focus on wellness: we know that health and happiness are interwoven, and we wish both for our readers. Today we speak with Dr. Lisa Ryan, pediatrician and president of the Maine Medical Association, and Mercy Hospital cardiologist Dr. Craig Brett, about the ways in which they approach wellness with patients. Jumpstart your health in 2015 by listening to our conversations!
Plenty: There is no greater foundation for good health than regular meals, yet many of our neighbors suffer from food insecurity, or worse, real hunger. How can we help insure that everyone in our state has a place at the dinner table? John Woods from Share Our Strength, chef Jeff Landry of The Farmer's Table , and John Naylor, owner…
Each of us has access to a different set of attributes: skills, talents and physical characteristics. For some of us the attributes are more readily apparent than for others. This is especially true of individuals who were, in the past, referred to as “handicapped.” We now understand these individuals to be ‘differently abled,’ and often capable of accessing attributes that…