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  • Arts Calendar: Aug. 29- Sept. 9

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Thursday 8/30 "Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America: A Photographic Guide," 4-6 p.m., Freeport Wild Bird Supply, 541 Route 1, Suite 10, Freeport, 865-6...

  • Out & About: Brunswick bluegrass festival marks end of summer

    The mums are blooming, pine spills are spilling and ferns are turning brown. Those are Mother Nature’s certain signs that summer’s end is nigh. Maine’s arts and entertainment calendar has similar signs, with the most prominent being the annual Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass...

  • Arts Calendar: Aug. 22- Sept. 2

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 8/22 "Leader of the Pack," David Rosenfelt, 12-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700. Friday 8/2...

  • Out & About: Bach, Brave and big bands

    Barreling toward Labor Day weekend – and the de facto end of the summer season of arts and entertainment – there are still a few more big happenings over the next couple of weeks. One of them is Maine’s biggest classical music festival that is entirely devoted t...

  • Arts Calendar: Aug. 15-26

    Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Books & Authors Friday 8/17 "Growing up in Brooklyn," Barbara Duke, reading , 12-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portlan...

  • Out and About: DaPonte String Quartet to play ‘scandalous music’

    The summer arts and entertainment season is starting to wind down, but there’s still plenty of time to catch some quality shows, and there are still plenty of quality shows on the upcoming calendar. One of the most intriguing is the “Scandalous” music festival, presented ...

  • Out & About: Music from exotic to classical

    There’s an intriguing array of musical choices coming up in Portland and environs. In the city, Caravan of Thieves, a string band with an exotic look and (sometimes) an eerie sound, motors into One Longfellow Square on Friday. This Connecticut-based foursome has been touring North America f...

  • Arts Calendar: Aug. 8-19

    Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Books & Authors Wednesday 8/8 How Crimes Happen, Dawn Potter, poetry discussion, 12-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq., Portlan...

  • Arts Calendar: Aug 1-12

    Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Books & Authors Thursday 8/2 Maine Branches: poets come home to read and reflect on Maine, 5 p.m., University of New England's Gallery of Ar...

  • Out & About: Chamber music festivals and 'Damn Yankees'

    Summer’s end may be approaching, but there’s plenty more to go before the quiet period that begins on Labor Day weekend. Most of Maine’s major summer music festivals take place outside Portland. But that changes next week when the Portland Chamber Music Festival, which de...