Lifestyle

  • Arts Calendar: Aug. 1-10

    Greater Portland Exhibits “The Art of Rube Goldberg,” first retrospective of cartoon illustrator in 40 years includes drawings and iconic inventions to Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoons,...

  • Out & About: Chamber music festival marks 25 years

    As the calendar flips to August, southern Maine’s performing arts calendar flips to the second half of summer, and there are plenty of things to...

  • Arts Calendar: July 25-Aug. 3

    Greater Portland Exhibits Poured Enamel Paint Landscapes by Jon Byrer, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, through July. Landscape & Avian Images, photos by Dudley Warner,...

  • Out & About: 'Americana' at Ossipee Valley Music Festival

    One of southern Maine’s most anticipated summer events takes place this weekend: The Ossipee Valley Music Festival features a variety of acts loosely grouped under...

  • Arts Calendar: July 18-28

    Greater Portland Renaissance Voices, Portland classical a capella chorus, is auditioning for the 2018-19 season, email director Harold Stover at harold@haroldstover.com.Auditions. Exhibits Poured Enamel Paint...

  • Out & About: Musical theater rules

    Aficionados of musical theater have much to cheer about as we head toward the end of July. My top two picks of the tix include...

  • Arts Calendar: July 11-21

    Greater Portland Auditions “And Then There Were None,” murder mystery by Agatha Christie, noon-2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 15 & 6-9 p.m. Monday, July 16, Schoolhouse Arts...

  • Out & About: Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival opens

    Another week and another music festival cranks up. That’s the way life ought to be. That’s certainly the way life is in southern Maine, where...

  • Arts Calendar: July 4-14

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Blacksmiths & Storekeepers: Freeport Village, Crossroads of Change, 1770-1920,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., through December. “America Now … A Dialogue,” July...

  • Out & About: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ thrills in Brunswick

    Musical theater, opera and old-time music are all on this week’s menu of summertime entertainment treats. Top ticket is “Beauty and the Beast,” the Walt...

  • Arts Calendar: June 27-July 7

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Blacksmiths & Storekeepers: Freeport Village, Crossroads of Change, 1770-1920,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., through December. Poured Enamel Paint Landscapes by Jon...

  • Out & About: Ah, summer, redux

    Two of Maine’s iconic summertime performing arts venues are now open, one of the surest signs that our state’s favorite season is here. In Arundel,...

  • Arts Calendar: June 20-30

    Greater Portland Auditions Exhibits Acrylic Landscapes by Freeport resident Jan Brackett, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, through June. “Blacksmiths & Storekeepers: Freeport Village, Crossroads of Change, 1770-1920,”...

  • Out & About: Ah, summertime

    The astronomical calendar switches to summer this week, but it’s only catching up to the performing arts datebook, which switched seasons a couple of weeks...

  • Arts Calendar: June 13-23

    Greater Portland Auditions Friday 6/15  Royal River Community Players Clam Festival Parade Float and Showtunes Sing-Along, auditions 6-8 p.m. for actors and singers, Community House,...