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  • Out & About: Celebrating Christmas in music, dance

    The headlong rush toward Christmas picks up speed as Dec. 25 approaches. This week’s picks of the tix includes four outstanding celebrations of Christmas, each uniquely expressed in music and dance. The biggest production and top box-office draw is the Portland Symphony Orchestra&rsq...

  • Arts Calendar Dec. 14-25

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Ajkun Ballet Theater, New York City-based dance company, holding auditions in February and March 2012 in New York City; FMI visit ajkunbt.org. Wednesday 1/4

  • Out & About: Christmas concerts, Jewish drama

    The holiday season continues on the arts and entertainment front, with interesting Christmas concerts slated for this weekend and an intriguing Jewish drama playing in Westbrook. Two choral concerts are scheduled for Saturday. Mid-afternoon in South Portland is the annual holiday performan...

  • Arts Calendar Dec. 7-18

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Ajkun Ballet Theater, New York City-based dance company, holding auditions in February and March 2012 in New York City; FMI visit ajkunbt.org. Books & Aut...

  • Out & About: 'Nutcracker' bigger, better than ever

    With Turkey Day behind us, the Christmas season is in full swing. And southern Maine’s arts and entertainment producers are out in full force for the next few weeks. This weekend’s biggest Christmas show is Maine State Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” ... 1

  • Arts Calendar Nov. 30-Dec.1

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Ajkun Ballet Theater, New York City-based dance company, holding auditions in February and March 2012 in New York City; FMI visit ajkunbt.org. Books & Aut...

  • Out & About: The Christmas arts, entertainment season opens

    Thanksgiving weekend marks the traditional start of the Christmas season in both shopping and the arts. While leaving the shopping reportage to others, let’s look at some of the offerings on the arts and entertainment side of the ledger. Lyric Music Theater opened its second p...

  • Dining Dish: Restaurant renovations, reopenings throughout greater Portland

    After five years of offering books and gatherings about food, drinks, farming and gardening at 86 Middle St. in Portland, Rabelais book store is moving to the North Dam Mills in Biddefo...

  • Arts Calendar Nov. 23-Dec.4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Ajkun Ballet Theater, New York City-based dance company, holding auditions in February and March 2012 in New York City; FMI visit ajkunbt.org. Books & Aut...

  • Out & About: Powerful drama, music galore

    A classic American drama is this week’s top pick in the theater department, while myriad musical performances beckon. Westbrook-based Acorn Studios, now in its second season of offering professional theater to the general public, is staging “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf...