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Lifestyle

  • Eating Well: Food for a snowy day

    Spring is just a few more 12-foot snowbanks away from us now. On March 20, the first day of spring, we might get a warm, sunny day – or another wintry blizzard. We’ll keep the wood stoves and snow-blowers ready for whatever nature gives us. Until then, we’re i...

  • Out & About: Music in Portland, drama in Lewiston

    There’s plenty of music this weekend in Portland. On Saturday, Empire Dine and Dance presents a traditional Irish instrumental duo, flutist Shannon Heaton and harpist Maeve Gilchrist. The occasion is the release of Heaton’s latest CD, “The Blue Dress.” The Portland ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 2 - 13

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Artwork, need variety of art and crafts for upcoming silent auction, "Beauty and the Books," to benefit Falmouth Memorial Library, items must be dropped off by March 5, informatio...

  • Out & About: Portland Symphony presents major choral work

    One of the great choral masterpieces will be the featured work Sunday when the Portland Symphony Orchestra teams up with the Choral Art Society in a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Passion According to St. John.” Although it’s an explicitly religious work, w...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 26 - Feb. 6

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Musica de Filia New Member Auditions, Apprentice Choir: Wednesdays, Jan. 26, 4-5:30 p.m.; Chamber Choir: Thursdays, Jan. 27, 6-8 p.m., musicadefilia.com, Cy...

  • Dining Dish: Spring to bring a slew of new restaurants

    Steve and Michelle Corry, owners of five fifty-five on Congress Street in Portland, plan to open a new restaurant named Petite Jacqueline at 190 State St., the former home of Evangeline. They were granted a ... 2

  • Out & About: Music, theater and musical theater

    The January arts-and-entertainment doldrums are over, with a plethora of top-notch happenings in music, theater and musical theater coming up over the next week. The big musical event is the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s first 2011 concert. On Jan. 25, maestro Robert Moody will step ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 19 - 30

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Musica de Filia New Member Auditions, Women’s Choir: Monday, Jan. 24, 6:30-8 p.m.; Lyric Choir: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Concert Choi...

  • The Great Outdoors: Cross-country skiing in Reid State Park

    GEORGETOWN — Fresh snow and Maine coastal scenery just might be the perfect union. Most winters, if lucky, we enjoy a few brief weeks of good skiing at water’s edge. We are in the midst of such a glorious period right now. One of the most magnificent coastal skiing experiences ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 12 - 23

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Musica de Filia New Member Auditions, Women’s Choir: Mondays, Jan. 17, Jan. 24, 6:30-8 p.m.; Lyric Choir: Tuesdays, Jan. 18, Jan. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; ...