Amie Whittemore reads at the launch party of her poetry collection, Glass Harvest, at New Dominion Bookshop on Thursday. Photo: Publicity photo

Poet Amie Whittemore finds growth in Glass Harvest

For some new readers, poetry feels light years away from reality. It reads like a dense abstraction—the literary equivalent of a modernist painting that makes you tilt your head sideways and wonder what the heck you are missing. But when poet Amie Whittemore first found poetry, the self-described “voracious reader” felt like someone flicked on […]

Once on This Island, a tale of love set in the French Caribbean, takes over the Four County Players stage this weekend. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Once on This Island

Based on the novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy, Once on This Island follows a group of village storytellers as they recount the love story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl, and Daniel, a wealthy man whom she saves from death. The family-friendly summer musical navigates through many obstacles on the pair’s quest […]