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  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 8-18

    Greater Portland Exhibits Art Guild of Freeport, month-long exhibit, Freeport Community, 10 Library Drive, to Feb.28.  TEMPOart Portland invites Maine artists to submit proposals for temporary projects...

  • Out & About: Handel & Haydn Society to visit Portland

    America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization is coming to perform in Portland. Boston’s Handel & Haydn Society, founded five years before Maine gained statehood, will...

  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 2-11

    Greater Portland Exhibits TEMPOart Portland invites Maine artists to submit proposals for temporary projects in Portland’s public spaces during summer 2017. Submission deadline Feb. 28. For...

  • Out & About: Dramas take center stage

    Stage dramas in various forms take center stage on the performing arts calendar this week in southern Maine, with two fine professional local productions plus...

  • New director helps South Portland students stage ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A new director is making his debut at South Portland High School with the musical “Once Upon a Mattress,” which opens this weekend....

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 25-Feb. 4

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Maine and Beyond,” by Jill Shaw, Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, through January. “Contours in Monochrome,” by Kerry...

  • Out & About: 'Little Women' charms at Lyric Music Theater in South Portland

    Louisa May Alcott was one of the brightest and best-remembered voices in a literary “golden age” that was famously characterized as “the flowering of New...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 18-28

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Maine and Beyond,” by Jill Shaw, Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, through January. Tuesday 1/24 “Contours in Monochrome,”...

  • Out & About: Portland Ovations hosts 3 acts in 7 days

    The long Christmas-New Year break is over for the national touring acts, and no fewer than three of them are heading into Portland’s Merrill Auditorium...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 11-22

    Greater Portland Auditions Thursday 1/12 New Women’s Chorale, 6-8 p.m. Woodford’s Church, Portland. Sign up at portlandcommunitychorus.org/audition-request-form1.html.  Sight reading is a required. Sunday 1/15 Greater...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 4-15

    Greater Portland Auditions New Women’s Chorale, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 4, 5 & 12, Woodford’s Church, Portland. Sign up at portlandcommunitychorus.org/audition-request-form1.html.  Sight reading is a required....

  • Arts Calendar: Dec. 28

    Greater Portland Auditions New Women’s Chorale, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 4, 5 & 12, Woodford’s Church, Portland. Sign up at portlandcommunitychorus.org/audition-request-form1.html.  Sight reading is a prerequisite....

  • Arts Calendar: Dec. 21-31

    Greater Portland Auditions New Women’s Chorale, 6-8 p.m. Jan. 4, 5, 12, Woodford’s Church, Portland. Sign up at portlandcommunitychorus.org/audition-request-form1.html.  Sight reading is a prerequisite. Exhibits...

  • Arts Calendar: Dec. 14-24

    Greater Portland Exhibits Photographer France Shea, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., through December. “Mythic/Poetic,” solo exhibit by Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Zero Station, 222 Anderson St., Portland, 347-7000, zerostation.com,...

  • Out & About: Stocking full of Christmas offerings

    As Dec. 25 approaches, southern Maine’s frenetic pace of Christmas A&E offerings continues, with a slew of quality shows scheduled over the next couple of...

  • Arts Calendar: Dec. 7-17

    Greater Portland Exhibits Photographer France Shea, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., through December. “Mythic/Poetic,” solo exhibit by Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Zero Station, 222 Anderson St., Portland,...

  • Out & About: ‘The Magic of Christmas’ returns

    The biggest show of southern Maine’s Christmas A&E season opens this weekend in Portland: “The Magic of Christmas,” the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s annual aural and...

  • Arts Calendar: Nov. 30-Dec. 10

    Greater Portland Exhibits “Mythic/Poetic,” solo exhibit by Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Zero Station, 222 Anderson St., Portland, 347-7000, zerostation.com, through mid-December. “Picture This: The Art and Workings of Illustration Institute,” Portland...

  • Out & About: Choral celebrations of Christmas

    The first weekend in December marks the second weekend of the long celebration of Christmas in the performing arts. Three such programs are slated between...

  • Arts Calendar: Nov. 23-Dec. 3

    Greater Portland Exhibits Aldona Shumway, photography, Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr., through November. “Mythic/Poetic,” solo exhibit by Ricardo Osmondo Francis, Zero Station, 222 Anderson St., Portland, 347-7000, zerostation.com,...