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  • 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...

  • Arts Calendar: July 25- Aug. 5

    Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Poetry contest, open to Falmouth-area poets, $1,000 grand prize, July 31 deadline, freecontest.com. Casting call for Portland area high school students...

  • Out & About: Music festivals, musical theater throughout Maine

    Maine’s unrelenting schedule of music festivals and musical theater continues as the second big month of the summer arts season approaches. Two radically different music festivals are running this weekend on the coast and inland. The Charles E. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music h...

  • Arts Calendar: July 18- 29

    Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Poetry contest, open to Falmouth-area poets, $1,000 grand prize, July 31 deadline, freecontest.com. Casting call for Portland area high school students...

  • Dining Dish: New Asian in Portland, and Frosty's ventures to Freeport

    There are a handful of new restaurants, bars and markets opening (or reopening) this summer, just in time to entice tourists and locals alike. At 865 Forest Ave. in Portland, Venue has reopened as

  • Out and About: 'Madama Butterfly' in Portland, bluegrass in Brunswick

    No fewer than four singers from New York’s famed Metropolitan Opera will be appearing next week in PORTopera’s 2012 mainstage production of “Madama Butterfly,” Giacomo Puccini’s heartbreaking tale of love and abandonment. PORTopera’s artistic director Dona D. V...

  • Arts Calendar: July 11 - 22

    Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Poetry contest, open to Falmouth-area poets, $1,000 grand prize, July 31 deadline, freecontest.com. Casting call for Portland area high school students...

  • Out & About: Music festivals, concerts galore

    Music festivals and concerts abound throughout the Maine summer, and a bumper crop in a variety of styles is coming up soon. The Saltwater Celtic Music Festival runs July 14-15 in Brunswick. The promoters bill it as New England’s most important Celtic musical event of the summer....