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  • Out & About: 'Forbidden Broadway' tops A&E calendar

    One of the funniest shows in the long history of the New York theater tops this week’s offerings on the arts and entertainment calendar: A national traveling production of “Forbidden Broadway,” a wildly funny spoof of the shows and stars of the Great White Way, visits Portland t...

  • Out & About: 2 string quartets, plus 2 silent films

    Unconventional musical programming is the common theme that links this week’s picks of the performing arts tix. Ron Lantz, violinist with the Portland String Quartet, and Laura Kargul, top faculty pianist with the University of Southern Maine School of Music, will team up for the fir...

  • Eating Well: Southern Italian cooking with A16

    The “A16: Food + Wine” cookbook (Ten Speed Press, 2008) is named for a 6-year-old restaurant in the marina neighborhood of San Francisco. The A16 restaurant, in turn, is named for an east-to-west highway in southern Italy that runs from Naples in Campania to Canosa in Puglia. If the b... 1

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 27 - Nov. 7

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Monday 11/1

  • Out & About: Powerful plays, plus music and dance

    It’s hard to imagine two plays so diametrically opposite in tone and message than “August: Osage County” and “Indoor/Outdoor.” The first is a disturbing drama about disintegrating family relationships, while the other is a cute romantic romp with a cheerfully offbeat...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 20 - 31

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Art, submit work of 1 or 2 relative colors, monochromatic, in theme of "Color My World." Works in any suitable subject and displayable media will be hung after Thanksgiving. Conta...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 13 - 24

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Art, submit work of 1 or 2 relative colors, monochromatic, in theme of "Color My World." Works in any suitable subject and displayable media will be hung after Thanksgiving. Contact...

  • Out & About: Cosby at Merrill, big weekend at One Longfellow Square

    A multiple Grammy- and multiple Emmy-winning comedian and several award-winning musicians are the top acts in Portland this weekend. Portland Ovations hosts comedian Bill Cosby, the much-loved star of television and concert halls, for two shows on Saturday. It’s a big musical ... 1

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring Sewall Woods Preserve in Bath

    If you are looking for an October walk in a beautiful forest setting, with outstanding water views, peace and quiet, then consider a visit to the Sewall Woods Preserve in Bath. We recently enjoyed a three-hour afternoon walk following the blue-blazed Whiskeag Trail north toward Thorne Head...

  • Out & About: Fiddle phenom, jazz master, dance band visit Portland

    Portland music aficionados can look forward to a diverse group of visiting artists. Topping the list is Eileen Ivers, an Irish-American fiddling phenom who plays this Saturday and Sunday as the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s featured guest artist. These two concerts open the PSO&rsquo... 1