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  • 'Marie Antoinette' brings Falmouth actress back to Portland

    PORTLAND — Historic perceptions of Marie Antoinette more often than not paint the French queen as a frivolous woman, void of emotion toward the struggles of her people.  Falmouth-born actress Caroline Hewitt and the rest of the cast of "Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh"...

  • Out & About: Portland Symphony celebrates Kotzschmar centennial

    As April morphs into May, an abundance of excellent concert choices beckons music aficionados. The biggest of these is the final program of the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s 2011-2012 season, a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the mighty Kotzschmar organ. Maestro Robert Moody has pic...

  • Arts Calendar May 5-12

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 5/2 Brown Bag Lecture Series presents John MacDonald, 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700. Th...

  • Out & About: Season draws to a close with musical theater, concerts

    The end is coming. That’s one message from this week’s arts and

  • Arts Calendar April 25-May 6

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Thursday 4/26 Merrill Memorial Library Readers Circle discussion of "The Tigers Wife," 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763....

  • Dining Dish: Counting calories, countdown to Tao

    With temperatures rising and beach weather approaching, health-conscious diners may want to know how many calories they consume when dining out. With the help of a local initiative, Smart Meals for ME, more restaurants are sharing nutritional information with their customers. In Portland, ...

  • Out & About: Antje Duvekot, Alvin Ailey Dance visit Portland

    For the second consecutive weekend, a top singer-songwriter from the Boston area visits One Longfellow Square in Portland: Antje Duvekot is a German-born musician who has just released an album that’s intriguingly titled “New Siberia.”

  • Arts Calendar April 18-29

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/18 Jonathan Aldrich Poetry Reading and Lecture, 1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700. Thursday 4/19

  • Theatre company relaunches in Portland, Bath with 'Lascaux'

    PORTLAND — More than 70 years ago, a group of kids stumbled upon the Lascaux cave, a treasure trove of ancient art in southwestern France. In writing a play based on that now-legendary discovery, Kevin O'Leary found some artistic insights of his own. The Portland resident, an ...

  • Arts Calendar April 11-22

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/11 Storytelling Evening with the Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts, 6:30 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.