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  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 9 - 20

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art   Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, accepting artist submissions for Paint for Preservation 2011, annual juried Wet Paint Auction held on Sunday, July 17, 2011; submit ...

  • 'Riverdance' thunders into Merrill Auditorium

    “Riverdance,” a spectacular terpsichorean celebration of Irish heritage and culture that’s been a sensational hit on world stages for the past 15 years, is this week’s top pick of the tix. The current North American tour stops in Portland’s Merrill Auditorium for thr...

  • Science writing and self-analysis: All in a day's work for author Hannah Holmes

    SOUTH PORTLAND — It's a snowy Friday, and there are no footsteps leading up the sidewalk to author Hannah Holmes' house near Willard Square. She's holed up in the living room, sharing the snow day with a Diet Coke, her computer and two dogs. She likes it this way. "I'm crippli...

  • Out & About: 'Rent' a runaway hit at Lyric Music Theater in South Portland

    Jonathan Larson’s epic, groundbreaking adventure in musical theater, “Rent,” was a surprise sensational hit on Broadway in the 1990s. Equally surprising, “Rent” is the current sensational hit at Lyric Music Theater, a few hundred yards off Broadway in South Portland....

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 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...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 23 - March 6

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Mrs. Maine 2011 United States Pageant, seeking contestants for April 9-10 competition held at Freeport Performing Arts Center, must be 21+, married, and Maine resident, Marc...

  • Dining Dish: South Portland tacos enter south-of-the-border wave

    Manuel Peña and Karen Massmussen of Portland will open a new take-out business called Taco Trio at 119 Ocean St. in South Portland's Knightville neighborhood. The business is in the former Zeta Cafe on Legion Square. According to Peña, they will serve traditional Mexican food from...

  • The Great Outdoors: Snowshoeing Quarry Woods Preserve in Freeport

    FREEPORT — First there came E. B. Mallet Jr. in the 1880’s, then L.L. Bean in the early 1900s. They were the two great entrepreneurs of Freeport who changed the town forever. We decided recently to snowshoe up to the E.B. Mallet granite quarry adjacent to the Lower Mast Landing...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 16 - 27

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Mrs. Maine 2011 United States Pageant, seeking contestants for April 9-10 competition held at Freeport Performing Arts Center, must be 21+, married, and Maine resident, Marc...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 9 - 20

    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...