Tuesday, April 30, 2013
VOL.5 NO. 49
PORTLAND’S DAILY NEWSPAPER
St. Lawrence taps into a burgeoning Celtic music scene — Concert tonight. See page 9
Abortion trial ignites passions on both sides Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac will perform tonight at the St. Lawrence Arts Center as part of the Celtic Roots Series. (COURTESY PHOTO)
See page 2
Landlord says acquaintance of tenants sparked four-hour standoff
Take Back the Night rally See photos, page 7
Emergency responders arrive on Portland Street near the Alder Street intersection Monday afternoon during a four-hour-plus standoff involving a suspect holed up in an apartment on Alder Street. The suspect finally surrendered shortly after 7:30 p.m. (DAVID CARKHUFF PHOTO)
Police, SWAT team converge on Alder St. for ‘barricaded’ suspect — Peaceful resolution. See page 2
UMF to present Strong at writers series See Events Calendar, page 14
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NBA center comes out as gay
(NY Times) — Jason Collins, a 12-year N.B.A. veteran, has come out as the first openly gay male athlete still active in a major American team sport. “I’m a 34-year-old N.B.A. center. I’m black and I’m gay,” Collins writes in the May 6 edition of Sports Illustrated. The announcement makes Collins a pioneer of sorts: the first player in the NBA, the NFL, the NHL or Major League Baseball to come out while still pursuing his career. Other gay athletes, including the former NBA center John Amaechi, have waited until retirement to divulge their sexuality publicly. The announcement followed recent decisions by two other prominent athletes — the American soccer player Robbie Rogers and the women’s basketball player Brittney Griner — to acknowledge that they are gay. When Rogers, 25, revealed last month that he is gay he also said he was retiring from soccer. (He has since indicated he may play again.) Griner, the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft, will soon embark on her professional career. Collins, who split this season between the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards, will become a free agent on July 1. He intends to pursue another contract in the summer, which may serve as a test for how N.B.A. teams respond to the announcement.
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Trial of Pa. abortion doctor draws to a close
By Trip Gabriel THE NEW YORK TIMES
PHILADELPHIA — They are known as Baby Boy A, Baby C, Baby D and Baby E, whom prosecutors call murdered children and the defense calls aborted fetuses — the very difference in language encapsulating why anti-abortion campaigners are so passionate about drawing attention to the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, which is scheduled to wrap up here on Monday with summations by the two sides. In five weeks of testimony, jurors heard that Dr. Gosnell, 72, performed late-term
abortions by injecting a drug to stop the heart of the fetus, but when one jerked an arm, cried or drew breath outside the womb, its spinal cord was cut with surgical scissors. To anti-abortion leaders, the accounts have the power to break through decades of hardened positions in the abortion wars, not just because of the graphic details but because they raise the philosophical issue of why an abortion procedure performed in utero is legal, but a similar act a few minutes later, outside the womb, is considered homicide.
The distinction “is maybe a 15-minute or half-hour time frame and 10 inches of physical space,” said Michael Geer, the president of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, an anti-abortion group. “I think it’s going to resurrect a debate about the humanity of the unborn child.” Abortion-rights groups have a very different take-away. They say that Dr. Gosnell was a rogue practitioner, and that if abortion is further restricted, more women will be driven to clinics like his, which prosecutors called a “house of horrors.”
attacks on high-ranking Syrians targeted by insurgents in the civil war. The bombing took place in Mezze, a central district of the Syrian capital where many senior officials live, and at least one opposition account said a bodyguard had been killed. The state media reported injuries, but said the prime minister was unhurt. Video on state television showed a car’s charred skeleton and, nearby,
a bus with its windows shattered. The assault fit a pattern of attempts to attack high officials and religious figures close to President Bashar al-Assad. Less than two weeks ago, another official — Ali Balan, the government’s chief coordinator of emergency aid distribution to civilians — was killed by gunmen with silencerequipped weapons at a restaurant in the same heavily guarded neighborhood.
Syrian prime minister escapes assassination bid By Anne Barnard and Alan Cowell THE NEW YORK TIMES
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi of Syria escaped what appeared to be an assassination attempt on Monday in an upscale neighborhood of Damascus, where a car bomb exploded near his convoy, according to state-run media and opposition accounts. The blast was the latest in a series of
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Police standoff on Alder St. ends after four hours By David Carkhuff
four and a half hours, Portland assault report, Portland Police police reported the peaceful surChief Michael Sauschuck After a standoff that shut render of an assault suspect reported. Police believed the down a section of Alder Street, Monday evening. suspect was armed with a fireMembers of the arm, he said. Portland Police What followed was a “dynamic “Sex on a Bun...” A Loyal Customer DepartmentHenry Spe- I. scene” where the suspect was Shanoski, Esq. cial Reaction Team involved in a “barricade situaNEW ITEM AT Generaltion,” Law Practice MARK’S arrested 28-yearholed up in an apartment HOT DOGS: old Divorce Kyle •Upton, 41 Alder St., Sauschuck said. Criminal •atAccidents • Landlord/Tenant The Old Porker! police reported. A member of the police All beef hotdog served Toyota Corolla • Chevy Prism Crisis negotiators department negotiated with the on a fresh bun and talked with Upton suspect. Asked why the SWAT Several to choose from with bacon, Tommy’s Park, topped for several hours team was Sauschuck Diligent Representation – 15mobilized, Years Experience sour cream and $500 DOWN — $75.00 Per Week grilled onions $3.00 Portland before convincing said, “It’s any of these high-risk Street, Suite where 203, Portland him 386 to Fore surrensituations there may be a Call Express Auto • 207-854-3548 and enter our new logo design Consultation der shortly Free after Initial firearm, it’s very heavily popu91 Larrabee Rd., Westbrook, ME contest to win FREE FOOD! 7 p.m. Monday, lated, a dense population down police reported. here, and we want to make sure At about 3 p.m., the public is safe, the officers are Portland police safe and in this case the suspect officers responded is safe as well.” to 41 Alder St. Police evacuated several to follow up on a buildings along Alder Street Join us from 5-9pm domestic violence see STANDOFF page 8 Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” — Michael Jordan
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Wishful thinking now runs so thick and deep across the USA that our hopes for a credible future are being drowned in a tidal wave of yellow smileyface stories recklessly issued by institutions that ought to know better. A case in point is Charles C. Mann’s tragically dumb cover story in the current Atlantic magazine, “We Will Never Run Out Of Oil,” setting out in great detail the entire panoply of technonarcissistic “solutions” to our energy predicament. Another case in point was senior financial writer Joe Nocera’s moronic op-ed in last week’s New York Times beating the drum for American “energy independence.” You could call these two examples mendacious if it weren’t so predictable that a desperate society would do everything possible to defend its sunk costs, including the making up of fairy tales to justify its wishes. Instead, they’re merely tragic because the zeitgeist now requires once-honorable forums of a free press to indulge in self-esteem building rather than truth-telling. It also represents a culmination of the political correctness disease that has terminally disabled the professional thinking class for the last three decades, since this feel-good propaganda comes from the supposedly progressive organs of the media — and, of course, the cornucopian view has been a staple of the idiot right wing media forever. We have become a nation incapable of thinking, or at least of constructing a consensus that jibes with reality. In not a very few years, the American public will be so disappointed and demoralized by broken promises like these that they will turn the nation upside down and inside out, probably with violence and bloodshed. Charles Mann’s Atlantic article begins by cheerleading for the mining of methane hydrates from the ocean floor. These are natural gas molecules trapped in ice formations in the muck around the
continental shelves. Mann spotlights the efforts of a Japanese research ship conducting tests. Guess what: the Japanese are engaging in this because they ––––– have absolutely no fossil fuels Kunstler.com of their own, and a failing consensus about nuclear power, and they are on a course to become the first advanced industrial nation to be forced to return to a medieval economy. That is, they are the most desperate among the desperate. You could say they’ve got nothing to lose (but a few billion of their rapidly depreciating Yen). Methane hydrates are stable only at extreme pressures or very low temperatures. They also exist in the arctic permafrost, for instance, Siberia, where conventional natural gas drilling operations have been carried out for decades, with no contributions from methane hydrates. Undersea methane hydrate exploration projects have gone on for decades in the U.S., Canada, India, Russia, China, and Japan. The hope is that this so-called “hot ice” would turn out to be the gas equivalent of tar sands, which would mean at best a very expensive way to get more fossil fuels as the conventional sources dry up. That hope has dimmed in nations other than extremely desperate Japan. Like a lot of techno-wonders, the recovery of methane hydrates can be demonstrated on the “science project” scale. For now, no viable technique exists for getting commercially-scaled streams of natural gas out of methane hydrates. The Japanese themselves state that it would take at least ten years, if ever, to commercially mine methane hydrates. Japan doesn’t have ten years. It’s banking system is imploding, and without capital even the science projects will come to an end. Charles Mann is equally rapturous about shale oil and gas. He writes: “Today, though, fracking is unleashing torrents of oil in North Dakota and Texas--it may create a second boom in the San Joaquin Valley — and floods
of natural gas in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. So bright are the fracking prospects that the U.S. may become, if only briefly, the world’s top petroleum producer. (“Saudi America,” crowed The Wall Street Journal. But the parallel is inexact, because the U.S. is likely to consume most of its bonanza at home, rather than exporting it.)” This is very misleading. The U.S. consumes roughly 19 million barrels a day. The Bakken and Eagle Ford shale formations produce about a million barrels a day combined now, and guaranteed to get a whole lot lower within the next five years. Today’s near-peak production is based on furious drilling and fracking of extremely expensive wells — known as “the Red Queen syndrome” because they are running as fast as they can to keep production up. Meanwhile, the depletion curve on shale oil is a reverse “hockey stick.” The situation is similar for shale gas, the difference being that the temporary glut of 2005-2012 happened because we didn’t have the means to export surplus gas from the initial burst of development and it briefly flooded the domestic market. The price of shale gas is still below the level that makes it economic to produce and when it eventually rises to that level, and beyond, it will be too expensive for its customers to buy. Shale gas is also subject to the Red Queen Syndrome. These arguments have been well-rehearsed many times in this blog and elsewhere. But the key to understanding our energy predicament is ignored in cornucopian cases like Charles Mann’s Atlanticpiece, which is the role of capital. Non-cheap oil has already worked its hoodoo on advanced industrial economies: it has already destroyed the process of capital formation. These economies were not designed to run on non-cheap oil and they can’t, and the capital is no longer there for even the researchand-development to change out the infrastructure, let alone carry out any as-yet-undesigned changes.
When Angus King asked the voters of Maine to have him as their representative in the United States Senate, he stated that he wanted to be a voice for change. When he made his first speech on the floor of the senate, he spoke of the need for common ground and the willingness of representatives to do the hard work of making government succeed. We have arrived at a moment that requires direct and immediate action or the nation risks losing its core purpose: the creation of a society with liberty and justice for all. The current procedure in the Congress has proven to be severely dysfunctional and abundant evidence
reveals the ineffective and shameful abuse of representative government. Senator King has stated that he believes there should be changes to the filibuster rule of senate procedures. He has said that he wished One Man’s the compromise between Majority Island leader Reid and minority leader McConnell in January had gone farther. Now we have seen that compromise bring down any vote on gun control measures polled as clearly favored by a vast majority of the electorate. Filibuster has continued to block appointment of President Obama’s nominee to the Second District Court of Appeals; this court considers more cases of regulation of industry than any other court in the country. Senator Collins stated her opposition to Ms. Halligan’s nomination was based on the adequate number of judges on the panel, no vacancy needed to be filled. So presently that court operates with fewer judges than ever and President Obama has not been able to seat a single nominee on that court in five years. President Obama’s nominee to the post of Director of Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, has not been confirmed. Filibuster has been used as a tool of obstruction more that 350 times during the Obama administration. Senator Reid even joined with the minority that kept the majority of the senate from having a debate on the issue of expanded background checks for weapon purchasers. How does one change the rules? Senator King, do you think the procedural rules of the senate need to be changed? Why is Harry Reid the Majority Leader of the Senate? What majority does he represent? How effective has he been? Why should we elect any representative who will vote in lockstep
with any faction? It seems remarkably strange that the Congress and the administration have been locked for more than two years in a debt ceiling battle and a sequestration plan with multiple deadlines and threats of financial ruin, but faced with airport delays for the travelling business class, in a matter of days a solution could be crafted, voted upon in both houses, signed by the President and enacted. If it is apparent to a common citizen who only has access to widely published accounts that lobbying efforts have protected the interests of gun manufacturers, genetic engineering experimenters, oil and gas extractors, drug company patent holders, and tax loophole enjoyers at the expense of the general public, it should be apparent to our representatives and their staffs of legislative experts. Although there are loud pronouncements of reform, in reality the regulators are toothless, underfunded and leashed. Insider trading in Congress and financial speculation at the expense of the country continue. Senator King has advocated for full disclosure of campaign contributions, what has been done on this issue? Do Maine’s representatives support the Constitutional Amendment to overturn the Citizens United v. FCC decision? Should corporations be recognized with rights of persons? The electoral and governing process is presently not working and we need to restore its civic purpose now. One year from now serious changes need to be made to the federal and state election laws, or we risk the loss of our greatest strength: democracy. (One Man’s Island columnist Robert Libby of Chebeague Island is a teacher, writer, organic gardener, executive director of the Maine Center for Civic Education.)
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Furthermore, there is no prospect that we can rescue the process of capital formation at the scale required to continue financing things like shale oil. The absence of real growth in the USA, Europe, and Japan has already destroyed the operations of interest and repayment of debt, and any new debt issued will never be repaid, meaning it is functionally worthless (we just don’t know it yet). These impairments of capital formation have left the major commercial banks insolvent and central banks have worked tirelessly to rescue them by issuing more “money” in the form of credit that can never be paid back. What all this means is that the capital does not exist to run non-cheap oil economies, or to continue indefinitely the production of non-cheap oil and gas, not to mention methane hydrates and other fantasy fuels. Joe Nocera’s Op-Ed in last week’s NYT was shorter and even dumber (and lazier) than Charles Mann’s foolish Atlantic article. It was based on remarks made by Canada’s Energy Minister, Joe Oliver, who said (among other patently false and idiotic things) that Canada “has the resources to
meet all of America’s future needs for oil.” Oliver was pimping for the Keystone pipeline project to transport tar sands byproducts from Alberta down to the U.S. Nocera swallowed everything Oliver said whole, such as “oil mined from the sands is simply not as environmentally disastrous as opponents like to claim.” Is that
so, Joe? And what’s your source for that assertion? Canada’s Energy Minister? The slug at the bottom of Nocera’s column said he was invited onto the op-ed page because regular columnists Gail Collins and Nicholas Kristoff were off (or on book leave). Nocera’s column was disgracefully ignorant.
The editors should send him back to the Times business section where unreality is the order-of-the-day. Now, many people may draw the conclusion that some conspiracy is underway when the major mainstream media report the news so disingenuously, but that is just not so. The reason we, in effect, lie to ourselves incessantly is because of the master wish behind all the subsidiary wishes: We want to keep driving to WalMart forever and we can’t imagine any other way of life, let alone the way of life that the contraction of industrial economies is tending toward — which is to say a way, way downscaled and re-localized economic life centered on farming and artisanal manufacture. Yes, we are going medieval, too, eventually, just like the Japanese, who will get there a little sooner than we will. It’s hard to swallow, I’m sure. That’s why we prefer the more digestible propaganda gummi bear treats like Charles Mann’s Atlantic article and Joe Nocera’s stupid op ed.
(James Howard Kunstler is the author of several books, including “The Long Emergency,” “The Geography of Nowhere” and “The Witch of Hebron.” Contact him by emailing email@example.com.)
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and cordoned off the area. The victim’s statement tipped police off that the suspect was armed, Sauschuck said. Police were given the original report of a domestic violence assault at the police department earlier that morning, he said. Todd Fournier, landlord for the building in question, said he picked up information as the day unfolded. “I was here earlier picking up some stuff, tools from my basement, as I was leaving a neighbor said, ‘Hey, the cops were here earlier looking for some people on the second floor, and I said, ‘I don’t know anything about it, let me give them a call and see what’s up.’” He didn’t get an immediate response, Fournier said, but friends contacted
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and the suspect told this individual, “I didn’t even know they were out there,’” referring to the police. Fournier said initially he feared his tenants might be hostages but learned they were not on premises. “My tenants are not involved in any way, shape or form,” he said. “My tenants are moving out, they have a place in Windham, they are in the process of moving right now. My guess, my assumption is this guy, this acquaintance made his way in there because he’s their acquaintance and probably had a little more elbow room than he normally would have,” Fournier said. Police said Upton was charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, terrorizing, assault, and causing a police standoff.
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Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac will combine their musical ensibilities, their strong Celtic roots and their colorful personalities tonight at the St. Lawrence Arts Center. (COURTESY PHOTO)
Concert at the St. Lawrence taps into burgeoning Celtic music scene By Timothy Gillis
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Portland’s St. Lawrence Arts Center is in the midst of a Celtic music revival, offering several shows over many months to a diverse audience of older aficionados and neophyte fans. Phill McIntyre, director and owner of Skye Theatre and Performing Arts Center in South Carthage, organized the Celtic Roots Series as part of an ongoing engagement in Maine and New Hampshire with artists who are touring from the Maritime Provinces, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. “We have bluegrass, American folk, and Celtic music, all within the genre of roots music,” McIntyre said. “I started out presenting a few concerts a year at a music room that I had built. It has evolved into a full-blown performing arts center in Franklin County. Nine years later, I have had 224 events.” Today, Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIssac, of Nova Scotia, will perform at St. Lawrence, offering up songs from their new CD, which is in the top 10 for roots and traditional music in the U.S. and Canada. McIntyre partners with music and theater venues to help them provide programming that is top quality. “What we do is take the hardest part of the week for performers and do midweek performances. This frees the artist up to perform at the major arts centers
on the weekends,” he said. “I work with many festivals throughout the region, like the Saltwater Celtic Festival in Brunswick and the Maine Celtic Celebration in Belfast. I’ve worked with the American Folk Festival in the past, providing promotional tours with artists who are performing at these festivals.” He is starting a new festival with a group in western Maine. It’s called the Crossroad International Celtic Festival, and will run Sept. 11 to 15 in Franklin and Oxford counties. “It’s totally unique from anything taking place in Maine now,” McIntyre said of the decentralized model, with several locations featuring 18 to 20 concerts in the five days. “I’ve been working with local venues, church and community halls, Huts and Trails,” he said. “People will hike into a hut for the concert.” Also on tap will be a period concert, post Civil War, at the Norlands Living History Center, a “shaped notes concert,” popular since the 1840s. “I have been presenting for several years in the Lewiston/Auburn area, the Waterville area, but have had very few shows in the Portland area,” McIntyre said. “A lot of our customers travel a great distance to come to these shows. We were looking for a really good, intimate venue to host some Celtic music in the Portland area.” see CELTIC page 13
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). In those moments when your attention goes to problems (or problem people), you are ignoring successes (or helpful people). Progress will occur faster when you focus on what’s right in your world. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Greater selfcontrol will be necessary in order to navigate today’s many temptations. The saving grace is that if you muster up the willpower, you’ll immediately be rewarded. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Yes, your responsibilities are many. But you don’t have to handle everything at once. Ordering your tasks by priority, size and timing will help you stave off negative thoughts and avoid feeling overwhelmed. CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you ask people to do things that do not come naturally to them, the process will be a struggle for both of you. Observe the strengths of others, and align your requests accordingly. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Don’t underestimate how deeply people might fall in love with you. Your strange power over heartstrings is nothing to toy around with. It won’t be fun to be loved much more than you love. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Just because something is legal doesn’t mean it’s moral, and neither are all illegal acts immoral. Use your judgment and heed your conscience, as well as your gut feelings. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ll roll with what happens, not letting any single event deter you from your purpose. At the same time, you realize that it is more important to keep moving along than it is to arrive at any one destination. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Most vengeance is small-minded and shows a lack of character. Noble people are also merciful people. If there are exceptions to the rule, they are few and far between. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your natural passion sometimes presents itself in the form of anger. You can avoid getting angry, though, by removing yourself from situations that have the potential to make you blow your stack.
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––––––– ALMANAC ––––––– Today is Tuesday, April 30, the 120th day of 2013. There are 245 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 30, 1973, President Richard Nixon announced the resignations of top aides H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman, Attorney General Richard G. Kleindienst and White House counsel John Dean, who was actually fired. On this date: In 1789, George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States. In 1803, the United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million. In 1812, Louisiana became the 18th state of the Union. In 1863, the design of the Great Seal of the Confederate States of America was approved by the Confederate Congress. In 1900, engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Miss., after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers. In 1938, a precursor to the cartoon character Bugs Bunny first appeared in the Warner Bros. animated short “Porky’s Hare Hunt.” In 1939, the New York World’s Fair officially opened with a ceremony that included an address by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1945, as Russian troops approached his Berlin bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun. In 1968, New York City police forcibly removed student demonstrators occupying five buildings at Columbia University. In 1983, blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters died in Westmont, Ill., at age 68. In 1988, Gen. Manuel Noriega, waving a machete, vowed at a rally to keep fighting U.S. efforts to oust him as Panama’s military ruler. In 1993, top-ranked women’s tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany, by a man who described himself as a fan of second-ranked German player Steffi Graf. (The man, convicted of causing grievous bodily harm, was given a suspended sentence.) Ten years ago: International mediators presented Israeli and Palestinian leaders with a new Middle East “road map,” a U.S.-backed blueprint for ending 31 months of violence and establishing a Palestinian state. Mahmoud Abbas (mahkMOOD’ ah-BAHS’) took office as Palestinian prime minister. The U.S. Navy withdrew from its disputed Vieques bombing range in Puerto Rico, prompting celebrations by islanders. Five years ago: The Federal Reserve cut interest rates for a seventh straight time, reducing the federal funds rate a quarter-point to 2 percent. An avalanche in Italy’s northwestern Alps killed five French ski-mountaineers. One year ago: President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, meeting at the White House, decried aggressive acts from North Korea, including a recent failed rocket launch, and vowed to maintain a unified front against such provocations. A ferry carrying more than 300 people capsized in a river in northeast India, killing some 100 people and leaving about as many missing.
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Albert Brenner Glickman PORTLAND — Albert Brenner Glickman, family man, philanthropist and business genius, died peacefully on April 27, 2013. Born in Portland, Al was raised by his widowed mother Mildred Brenner. Millie later married Joe Glickman and the family moved to California. Al’s greatest love was his wife Judy. They met at UCLA where Al was close friends with her brother Richard. Al skillfully wooed her away from all other suitors. Al and Judy were partners in life, family, travel, and tennis. They were married for 54 years of romance and laughter, loyalty and love. He is missed by a large and loving family: children, Jeff (Mindy), Tigraw, David (Paige), and Brenner (Elaine); grandchildren Seth, Evan, Hanna, Naomi, Micah, Ilana, Tal, Gurion, Bronte, Anna, Natalia, Ellis, Riley, Gavin, Zander, Mo, Leo, and Eden; brother Bob; and loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Al eschewed the practice of law to become a real estate broker. Soon he established his own company pioneering the community shopping center. He built islands of retail in towns throughout California and the West. The idea and the company flourished. Al had a great zeal for life. He enjoyed traveling the world, sunset cruising on his boat L’Chaim and skiing from the top of the mountain to the bottom without stopping. Through extraordinary charm and chutzpah, Al convinced the staff at Aspen Mountain to allow him to ride up the gondola each morning before the mountain opened. For years, he and four friends would enjoy the first tracks down the mountain. Wherever he lived, Al was always surrounded by friends. His magnetism was contagious while family and friends flocked to his side. Because of his sincerity, caring and insights, many, many people considered Al their best friend.
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McIntyre had been working with Andrew Harris at the Portland Stage Company who introduced him to the folks at St. Lawrence. “It looks like a good fit,” McIntyre said. “A great space, the acoustics are good.” He likes to use the time prior to a show to warm the audience up, with jam sessions or storytelling. “Part of my philosophy is I want the community to take ownership of the show,” he said. With a background as an auctioneer, McIntyre brought to the music community an ability to network and work together.
“As a result, venues are not looking at each other as competition. We’re all in the same business. What’s good for one is good for all. If we spend more time strengthening each other, it would be far better for the marketplace,” he said. “It’s been an interesting journey for me. I hope to do well in the Portland market, and work with other places like Portland Stage and One Longfellow Square.” The Celtic Roots Series at the St. Lawrence Arts Center April 30 — Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac May 15 — The Fretless June 4 — Buddy MacDonald and Rachel Davis www.stlawrencearts.org
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–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– EVENTS CALENDAR––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– who hail from right here in Maine. Held in the Rines Auditorium from noon-1 p.m. with a book signing held afterward. Complimentary coffee is generously provided by Coffee By Design and cookies are donated by Whole Foods Market. Longfellow Books provides books for sale to be signed by the author. Please see a complete listing at www.portlandlibrary.com.”
Tuesday, April 30 Friends of Libby Library Book Shed
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Old Orchard Beach, Friends of Libby Library Book Shed, 24 Staples St. opens April 30. Hours: Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parking available in Libby Library lot and on Staples Street. FMI: Friends of Libby Library 934-4351. Stan Quinlan, FOLL Publicity Chair, 937-2626
March and Rally for Immigration Reform.
4 p.m. “On Wednesday, May 1, Mainers from all over the state will come together in Portland to march and rally in support of comprehensive immigration reform. The event will feature speakers who will detail their first-hand experiences with our broken immigration system as well as representatives from Maine’s diverse immigrant communities. The march will begin at 4 p.m. at Lincoln park and proceed to Monument Square where the rally will begin at 5 p.m. The rally will also feature local musicians and representatives from Maine’s community organizations.”
Fire training at Portland International Jetport
11 a.m. The Portland Fire Department’s Air Rescue and Firefighting Division will conduct a training exercise during which firefighters will respond to a fire onboard an airplane at the Portland International Jetport. “The training exercise required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) annually for first responders involves a live burn using a mock passenger section of an airplane. Firefighters will need to establish a rescue path, enter the burning plane, rescue occupants and extinguish the fire. The media availability will provide members of the press an opportunity to witness the emergency response to a burning plane firsthand. ... This year, the Portland International Jetport will host the training, which allows for other municipalities to participate including the Brunswick Fire Department, Bar Harbor Airport, South Portland Fire Department and Scarborough Fire Department. Hosting the event is not only cost effective as it reduces staff and travel expenses, but also helps facilitate better coordination between Maine municipalities who respond to airport emergencies including surrounding communities who through mutual aid support the Portland Fire Department. Previously, the Portland Fire Department traveled to the New Hampshire Fire Academy at nearly twice the cost.” Portland International Jetport, media observation area on Aviation Boulevard near the intersection of Westbrook Street.
Benefit Night at Flatbread Pizza
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Every Tuesday Night is Benefit Night at Flatbread, 72 Commercial St. Join us from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For every pizza sold $3.50 will be donated to Portland Community Health Center.”
DownEast Pride Alliance ‘Business After Hours’
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The DownEast Pride Alliance “Business After Hours” Networking Event at Buffalo Wild Wings, 85 Western Ave., Portland “Join us this month for business networking for GLBT & gay-friendly business professionals. Free. Cash bar, lite food & media table provided for sharing business cards. Sponsored by Proactive Resources, Norman, Hanson & DeTroy, Liz Winfeld of RBC Wealth Management and Diane Newman of State Farm. FMI www. depabusiness.com.”
Latin American Film Festival
6 p.m. Marcil 323, Biddeford Campus, University of New England. “‘Four Days in September’ In 1968, the democratically elected government of Brazil was toppled by a military dictatorship backed by the USA. The junta ruled
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Poet Laureate Bruce Spang on Peaks
6 p.m. Gem Gallery presents an evening of poetry at Jones Landing on Peaks Island, May 1, 6 p.m. Open Mic! Bring Your Poem! Feature: Portland Poet Laureate, Bruce Spang; guest poets: yourselves. Detail contact: Jesse at jmantsch@ maine.rr.com
‘Wittenberg’ by David Davalos
The University of Maine at Farmington will present Danny Strong as the next and final writer in the spring 2013 UMF Visiting Writers Series. The UMF Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program sponsors Strong’s reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in Lincoln Auditorium, Roberts Learning Center. (COURTESY PHOTO) through terror and intimidation, torturing political enemies, controlling the press, and severely curtailing freedoms. A group of young Marxist radicals plotted to kidnap American ambassador Charles Elbrick. Oscar-nominated for Best Foreign Film. Based on a true story. Food served. Admission: Free and open to the public.” Contact: sbyrd@une. edu, 602-2579.
Meeting on Libbytown, Rosemont neighborhoods
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The city of Portland and the Maine Department of Transportation will host a public meeting to discuss a number of transportation initiatives for the Libbytown and Rosemont neighborhoods. “As a part of the Thompson’s Point development project, the city and the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) as well as the developer were awarded a $3 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to design and construct public infrastructure to support and meet the needs of the project and address community impacts. In conjunction with the project, the Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation Study (PACTS) has funded the Libbytown Circulation Study, which is intended to identify ways to reunify the neighborhood, long separated by I-295. Tuesday’s meeting will cover a variety of projects and transportation issues related to these efforts.” Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland.
‘Portland, Maine Chef’s Table’ author
6:30 p.m. Margaret Hathaway will discuss her latest book, “Portland, Maine Chef’s Table: Extraordinary Recipes from Casco Bay” at Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth. FMI: 781-2351. Event is free and open to the public; seating is limited.
‘Wittenberg’ by David Davalos
7:30 p.m. April 30 – May 19. “Trouble brews in the hallowed halls of Wittenberg University as professors Martin Luther and Doctor Faustus duel for the allegiance of their pupil – Prince Hamlet. From tennis and beer to soliloquies over skulls, Davalos’ imaginative comedy of 16th century college life mixes slapstick and wordplay with a philosophical exploration of reason versus faith, played out in a zany spin on classic characters – real and imaginary!” April 30 to May 3, at 7:30 p.m.; May 4 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 5 at 2 p.m.; May 8-10 at 7:30 p.m.; May 11 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 12 at 2 p.m.; May 14-17 at 7:30 p.m.; also May 16 at 2 p.m.; May 18 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 19 at 2 p.m. Portland Stage. ttp://www.portlandstage.org
Wednesday, May 1
William Barry at PPL
noon. “Maine: The Wilder Half of New England” with William Barry. “Portland Public Library‘s Brown Bag Lecture series features bi-weekly reading and question-and-answer sessions with authors from around the nation as well as those
7:30 p.m. April 30 – May 19. “Trouble brews in the hallowed halls of Wittenberg University as professors Martin Luther and Doctor Faustus duel for the allegiance of their pupil – Prince Hamlet. From tennis and beer to soliloquies over skulls, Davalos’ imaginative comedy of 16th century college life mixes slapstick and wordplay with a philosophical exploration of reason versus faith, played out in a zany spin on classic characters – real and imaginary!” April 30 to May 3, at 7:30 p.m.; May 4 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 5 at 2 p.m.; May 8-10 at 7:30 p.m.; May 11 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 12 at 2 p.m.; May 14-17 at 7:30 p.m.; also May 16 at 2 p.m.; May 18 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 19 at 2 p.m. Portland Stage. http://www.portlandstage.org
Thursday, May 2 Bereavement Support Group
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A sought-after resource, the Cancer Community Center’s eight-week Bereavement Support Group begins Thursday, May 2, closes to new participants after May 16, and will end on June 20. The group meets every Thursday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 778 Main St, South Portland. This group is for the newly bereaved and those who are new to grief support. No registration required. To learn more, call 774-2200. South Portland. http://www. cancercommunitycenter.org/ProgramRegistration.htm
Meet the Author. George Daughan
6:30 p.m. New series at Prince Memorial Library, 266 Main St., Cumberland: Meet the Author. George Daughan, 1812 Navy, Refreshments will be served. FMI 829-2215
Service Learning projects at USM
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Graduating seniors in the Media Studies Program at the University of Southern Maine (USM) will present a public showcase of their Service Learning projects later this week. A total of 11 projects focusing on student work with area non-profit organizations will be presented, according to Dennis Gilbert, Service Learning coordinator. Service Learning Showcase Presentation, Thursday, May 2, Talbot Auditorium, Luther Bonney Hall, USM campus, Portland; free admission, and the public is invited.
Danny Strong at UMF Visiting Writers Series
7:30 p.m. “The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to present Danny Strong as the next and final writer in the spring 2013 UMF Visiting Writers Series. The UMF Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program sponsors Strong’s reading at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in Lincoln Auditorium, Roberts Learning Center. The reading is free and open to the public.”
The 12th annual Maine Playwrights Festival
7:30 p.m. St. Lawrence Arts Center. The 12th annual Maine Playwrights Festival features two schedules of short plays, an evening of 2-minute plays and monologues, a staged reading of a full-length play, and the 24-Hour Portland Theater Project. Tickets, visit http://www.acorn-productions. org/Playwrighttxs.html. Schedule B: Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m.: The Perils of Company; Friday, May 3, 7:30 p.m.: The Perils of Company; Saturday, May 4, 4 p.m.: The Perils of Company.Schedule A: Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m.: Beating the Odds; Sunday, May 5, 7 p.m.: 24-hour Portland Theater Project. Tickets are $15/Adults; $12/Students and Seniors. $10 All Ages for 24-hour Theater Project. Festival Passes (valid for all four schedules): $45/Adults; $40/Students and Seniors. All Day Pass (valid Saturday, May 4 for both shows): $25/Adults; $20/Students and Seniors.” http://www.stlawrencearts.org see CALENDAR page 15
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Friday, May 3 US-Brazil Art Exhibit at Portland Public Library
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. “Opening Reception for art exhibit highlighting sixteen bright and exuberant paintings created by Portland’s Daniel Minter and visiting Brazilian artist Flavio Freitas. At the reception, there will also be brief demonstrations of samba dancing performed by the Portland Youth Dance Company. Also, children three years and older will be able to take part in an art activity in which they will create colorful paper fish. Both artists participated recently in an artist exchange between Maine and the state of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. The exchange was sponsored by Maine Partners of the Americas in cooperation with its sister chapter in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. The art exhibit continues throughout the month of May. Admission is free.” https:// www.facebook.com/MainePartners/events
First Friday at SPACE
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. “Join us for the opening of I Was Dreaming This, Providence-based artist Sophia Narrett’s exhibition of embroidered paintings in our annex. Also, in our main gal-
lery, check out Surface Tension, an exhibition of work by employees or former employees of Designtex (formerly Portland Color), a commercial imaging company that has been in operation in Maine since 1988.” http://www. space538.org
lege life mixes slapstick and wordplay with a philosophical exploration of reason versus faith, played out in a zany spin on classic characters – real and imaginary!” April 30 to May 3, at 7:30 p.m.; May 4 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; May 5 at 2 p.m.; Portland Stage. ttp://www.portlandstage.org
6 p.m. Students in Casco Bay High School will present the David Ives play, “All in the Timing,” on May 3 at 6 p.m. and May 4 at 7 p.m. in the third floor dance studio of Portland Arts and Technology High School, 196 Allen Ave., Portland. Admission is free.
Saturday, May 4
‘All in the Timing’
Cheverus Drama Society production
7 p.m. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at Cheverus High School 267 Ocean Ave., Portland. Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 4 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 and $ 6 for students and seniors
‘Wittenberg’ by David Davalos
7:30 p.m. April 30 – May 19. “Trouble brews in the hallowed halls of Wittenberg University as professors Martin Luther and Doctor Faustus duel for the allegiance of their pupil – Prince Hamlet. From tennis and beer to soliloquies over skulls, Davalos’ imaginative comedy of 16th century col-
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Portland Police Department arrest log April 22 to April 27
Monday, April 22
12 a.m., Kristyn Reid, 28, of Westbrook, was arrested for operating after suspension on Forest Avenue by Officer Vincent Rozzi. 11 a.m., Samuel Cooper, 32, of South Portland, was arrested for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer on Congress Street by Officer Cong Van Nguyen. 12 p.m., Andre Bellows, 53, of Portland, was arrested for assault on Forest Avenue by Sgt. Aaron Pipin. 1 p.m., Erin Blaine Hayne, 21, of Windham, was arrested for unlawful possession of scheduled drugs on Fore Street by Officer Matthew Rider. 1 p.m., Chrystal Mary Condon, 30, of Portland, was arrested for operating after suspension on Dana street by Officer Stacey Gagnon. 2 p.m., Edgar Banda, 35, of Portland, was arrested for violation of bail conditions on Grant Street by Officer Kristen Steele. 8 p.m., Kristie Parsons, 33, of Hollis, was arrested for unlawful possession of scheduled drugs on Walker Street by Officer Eric Johnson. 11 p.m., Paul Orciani, 29, of Biddeford, was arrested for unlawful possession of scheduled drugs on Forest Avenue by Officer Thomas Kwok. 11 p.m., Lawrence Kilkenney, 41, of Lewiston, was arrested for operating after suspension on Riverside Street by Officer Samuel Turner. Tuesday, April 23 2 p.m., Hunter August Misner, 22, of Portland, was arrested for criminal trespass on Elm Street by Officer Daniel Rose. 6 p.m., Brian Adams, 43, of Portland, was arrested for obstructing public ways on Oxford Street by Officer Michael Bennis. 6 p.m., Ronald Castrello, 43, of Portland, was arrested on a warrant for acquiring drugs by deception on Oxford Street by Officer Joshua McDonald. 8 p.m., Sebit Garasiano, 22, of Portland, was arrested for operating after suspension and operating after revocation for habitual offender on
Warren Avenue by Officer Vincent Rozzi. 10 p.m., Lawrence Joseph Willins, 39, of Westbrook, was arrested on a warrant for forgery on St. John Street by Officer Charles Frazier. Wednesday, April 24 12 a.m., Natasha Christine Merchant, 24, of Portland, was arrested for operating under the influence on Forest Avenue by Officer Edward Ireton. 8 a.m., Michael Shawn McMahon, 19, of address unknown, was arrested for refusing to submit to arrest or detention on Fore River Parkway by Officer John Morin. 8 p.m., Linda Jean Annis, 26, of address unknown, was arrested for assault on Valley Street by Officer Laurence Smith, Jr. Thursday, April 25
12 a.m., Allan Hill, 28, of Westbrook, was arrested for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer on Congress Street by Officer Christopher Dyer. 8 a.m., Caleb Qualey, 30, of Portland, was arrested on a warrant for receiving stolen property on Oxford Street by Officer Andjelko Napijalo. 11 a.m., Karen Sargent, 24, of Portland, was arrested for operating after suspension and disorderly conduct on Portland Street by Officer Andjelko Napijalo. 6 p.m., Richard Rogers, 43, of address unknown, was arrested for criminal trespass on St. John Street by Officer Henry Johnson. 9 p.m., Terence Carter, 48, of Scarborough, was arrested for disorderly conduct on Free Street by Officer Christopher Dyer. Saturday, April 27 10 a.m., Cathylynn DiFrancesco, 57, of Portland, was arrested for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and on a warrant for operating after suspension on Clifton Street by Officer Matthew Casagrande. (Information furnished by the Portland Police Department.)
Spring Cleanup Day at Fort Preble
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “Community members are invited to join the Fort Preble Preservation Committee on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to assist in the annual Spring Cleanup Day and to receive a special ‘open door’ tour of the 204-year-old fort on the Southern Maine Community College South Portland Campus. As a bonus to all those who take part, the Fort Preble Preservation Committee will open up some of the underground rooms and conduct tours at 11 a.m. Volunteers are asked to meet in the parking lot between the Transportation Building at 123 McKernan Drive and Bunker Lane at Bunker Lane at 9 a.m. Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing and bring work gloves and hand tools if possible.”
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