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  • Portland flamenco dancer to perform story of love, loss in South Portland

    PORTLAND — For flamenco dancer Lindsey Bourassa, the dance form is not just about specific movements. It’s “a complete art form that is comprised of...

  • Arts Calendar: May 24-June 3

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., to May 31. “Our Community, Our Home,” photos from the Boys &...

  • Out & About: Rock musicals rock southern Maine

    Southern Maine rocks. That’s the take-home message from two theaters that are currently running big, successful rock musicals with stellar Broadway records. “Rock of Ages,”...

  • Arts Calendar: May 17-26

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., to May 31. “Our Community, Our Home,” photos from the Boys &...

  • Out & About: Oratorio Chorale, Mary Fahl top picks

    A couple of upcoming programs are closely tied to American musical traditions. One of these will be given by the Oratorio Chorale, the Mid-Coast arts...

  • Arts Calendar: May 10-20

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., to May 31. “Our Community, Our Home,” photos from the Boys &...

  • Approaching the finish line

    We’re approaching the end of the 2016-2017 seasons for a number of southern Maine’s performing arts organizations, with several wrapping up their calendars within the...

  • Arts Calendar: May 3-13

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., to May 31. “Our Community, Our Home,” photos from the Boys &...

  • Out & About: Choral ensembles spring into action

    The first week of May marks the midpoint of spring. Right on cue, two local choral ensembles are offering their spring concerts this Friday, Saturday...

  • Arts Calendar: April 26-May 6

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., to May 31. “A Walk in the Woods,” May 2-30, Richard...

  • Out & About: Some things old, some things new

    Mixing old and new seems to be the common theme of this week’s top choices on the arts calendar. Portland Ballet’s spring program comprises two...

  • Arts Calendar: April 19

    Greater Portland Exhibits M.J. Benson, Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, to April 29. “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society,...

  • Out & About: Beethoven’s Ninth, ‘Annie’ top picks

    As the end of April approaches, several of southern Maine’s most prominent arts producers and presenters are approaching their seasonal exits. And they’re doing it...

  • Arts Calendar: April 12-22

    Greater Portland Exhibits M.J. Benson, Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, to April 29. “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society,...

  • Out & About: Emanuel Ax to play Portland

    Among the most anticipated events on Portland Ovations’ 2016-2017 calendar, piano virtuoso Emanuel Ax tops the list for many, including myself. Truly one of the...

  • Arts Calendar: April 5

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., showcases objects that tell an interesting story, to May 31. “Martha...

  • Out & About: An emotional ‘Trip to Bountiful’

    As April begins, so begins the season of transition on the arts and entertainment calendar. Good Theater, Portland’s top fall-winter-spring thespian troupe, mounted the final...

  • Arts Calendar: March 29-7

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., showcases objects that tell an interesting story, to May 31. “Martha...

  • Out & About: 'Saturday Night Fever' on Friday

    Terpsichore, the ancient Greek muse of dance, rules the arts and entertainment calendar this week, with the two biggest shows falling under her sway. The...

  • Arts Calendar: March 22-31

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Stories of Freeport’s Past: Celebrating Our Collections,” Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main St., showcases objects that tell an interesting story, to May 31. “Martha...