If you would like to be horrified, just read these sad Twitter and FB responses to Chris Brown's performance at the Grammys last night.
For all his questionable policy decisions - and there are many! - and public gaffes, domestic and teen dating violence is one area in which Governor LePage has chosen to lead.
The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is reviewing a domestic-violence related bill at the State House: LD1704, which would effectively tighten the reins on bail for alleged perpetrators of domestic assault.
That's right -- as we reported earlier, Lady Gaga has decided to get up on a soapbox about DADT at a Servicemembers Legal Defense Network rally at Deering Oaks Park today, and you can see the whole thing in all its live-streaming glory above. (She goes on around 5; and so does the live stream.) UPDATE: Full video is now here.
This has nothing to do with Portland, but it's tremendously cool. From Jason Freeman's Piano Etudes site:
"Inspired by the tradition of open-form musical scores, I composed
each of these four piano etudes as a collection of short musical
fragments with links to connect them. In performance, the pianist must
use those links to jump from fragment to fragment, creating her own
unique version of the composition.
The Harry Potter Alliance, "a global organization dedicated to bringing the themes of Harry Potter into the real world," is organizing wizard-loving activists in favor of gay marriage in Maine.
This Saturday morning (October 24), the HPA will bring Harry and the Potters and Draco and the Malfoys (I have no idea what these things mean but I bet lots of you do) to the North Star Cafe for a morning concert that starts at 10:30 a.