Lifestyle

  • Out & About: Portland Bach Experience debuts

    Poll any number of professional classical musicians on the question of “greatest composer in history” and you’ll likely get a majority answering “Johann Sebastian Bach.”...

  • Arts Calendar: May 30-June 9

    Greater Portland Exhibits Acrylic Landscapes by Freeport resident Jan Brackett, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, through June. “I Am More: Facing Stigma,” black and white...

  • Arts Calendar: May 23-June 2

    Greater Portland Auditions  Tuesday 5/29  Vivid Motion Dance, 7-8:30 p.m., Drouin Dance Center, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook, for “Constellation” Aug. 3-5, ages 9 to adult trained in...

  • Out & About: 2 Broadway musicals; 1 joyous, 1 tragic

    A pair of Broadway musicals dominate this week’s top picks among southern Maine’s performing arts offerings, and they couldn’t be further apart in terms of...

  • Arts Calendar: May 16-25

    Greater Portland Exhibits Colorful and Whimsical Labrador Retrievers by Cape Elizabeth artist Jim Williams, Thomas Memorial Library, 67 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, to May 31....

  • Out & About: Modern music, old-fashioned comedy

    As the fall-winter-spring seasons of many of Maine’s producing, presenting and performing companies draw to an end, the summer season of music festivals is getting...

  • Arts Calendar: May 9-19

    Greater Portland Auditions Call for Musicians and Singers, secular revival with Ideal Maine brass band, a local chorus, and Rev Billy’s Stop Shopping Choir at Mayo...

  • Out & About: Wrapping up the season

    The leaves are out and the seniors are graduating. That’s also a certain sign that the 2017-2018 season for performing arts producers and presenters is...

  • Arts Calendar: May 2-12

    Greater Portland Exhibits Cia cafe, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, oil, watercolor, acrylics and photography by local artists Claudia Hughes, Tammy Charles, Heidy Spenard and Bob Pecchia, to...

  • Out & About: New musical experiences debut

    Two new musical experiences are slated for May 4 and beyond, and both are connected to Portland’s First Friday Art Walk. The most impressive will...

  • Arts Calendar: April 25-May 4

    Greater Portland Auditions Exhibits Cia cafe, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, oil, watercolor, acrylics and photography by local artists Claudia Hughes, Tammy Charles, Heidy Spenard and Bob Pecchia,...

  • Out & About: Moody makes his exit with Mahler

    Per usual, there’s quite a variety of upcoming musical happenings, with multiple genres represented. In terms of significance for southern Maine’s cultural milieu, Portland Symphony...

  • Arts Calendar: April 18-28

    Greater Portland Auditions Freeport Players, open auditions for one-act comedies, 6:30 p.m. April 23 & 25, Freeport Performing Arts Center, performances July 12-29, www.fcponline.org/auditions. Call for Artists:...

  • Out & About: Cabaret, concerts and musical theater

    Music of several styles will be filling the region’s concert spaces this weekend, and much of it relates to theater. Most intriguing is the cabaret...

  • Arts Calendar: April 11-21

    Greater Portland Auditions Freeport Players, open auditions for one-act comedies, 6:30 p.m. April 23 & 25, Freeport Performing Arts Center, performances July 12-29, www.fcponline.org/auditions. Call...