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  • 'Dreamgirls,' Miss Tess are top picks to start summer

    Summer won't be here for more than a week, but the season is already under way in the arts and entertainment world. Summer-only playhouses are a sure sign of the season, and Maine State Music Theatre opened last week for its 55th year of summer stock in Brunswick with a superb professional...

  • Arts Calendar: June 12-25

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Monday 6/24 “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” open casting, 6:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland, celeste.m.green@gmail.com. ...

  • Arts Calendar: June 5-18

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 6/12 Brown Bag Lecture: Kathryn Miles, 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700 ext. 723, free. Thursday 6/13

  • Arts Calendar: May 29 to June 11

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Auditions for Indoor/Outdoor, Sunday 6/2 and Monday 6/3, 6:30-8 p.m., Freeport High School Library, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, 865-2220, roles for four adults (two women, two men).

  • Arts Calendar: May 22

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Auditions for Indoor/Outdoor, Sunday 6/2 and Monday 6/3, 6:30-8 p.m., Freeport High School Library, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, 865-2220, roles for four adults (two women, two men).

  • Arts Calendar: May 15-28

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 5/15 Eva Murray, author of "Island Schoolhouse," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, free. Thursday 5/16

  • Out & About: World premieres by 2 Maine composers

    World premieres of works by two Maine composers will be featured as three of Maine’s classical music organizations wrap up their 2012-2013 seasons with concerts this weekend, while another presents a special spring event on May 23. Oratorio Chorale exits with concerts on Saturday and...

  • Arts Calendar: May 8

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Friday 5/10 Barbara Damrosch: “The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook,” 12 p.m., Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-23...

  • Out & About: 'The Last Romance' is outstanding dramatic-comedy

    The recent wave of superb spring weather underscored the fact that Maine’s summertime is quickly approaching. The same can be said for the arts and entertainment calendar as the fall-winter-spring seasons wrap up for most producers and presenters, clearing the way for summer. It&rsqu...

  • Arts Calendar, May 1-14

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 5/1 William Barry, author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, free.