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  • Out & About: Ossipee Valley, PORTopera and Slaid Cleaves

    For the past decade and a half, two stellar events happen in late July. First up is the annual Ossipee Valley Music Festival, which runs through Sunday on the banks of the Ossipee River in South Hiram. Hosts Raetha Stoddard and Bill Johnson invite several dozen traditional artists to perform alfr...

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park by kayak

    Experience one of Maine’s most popular state parks this summer from a little different perspective – from your kayak. If you love viewing osprey, blue herons, and eider ducks you have found the place. Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park is famous for the nesting osprey on Googins Is...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 21 - Aug. 1

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Saturday 7/24 Old Port Playhouse Season Auditions, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, $22-$20, 773-0333, oldportpla...

  • The Art Forecast: Homer prints for sale in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — The summer celebration of the centennial of Winslow Homer’s life (1836-1910) has focused a lot of attention on Homer’s early career as a graphic artist and illustrator. The Saco Museum has drawn on its own collection and those of the Farnsworth Art Museum, the ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 14 - 25

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Old Port Playhouse Season Auditions, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday, July 24, Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, $22-$20, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com. ...

  • Out & About: 'My Fair Lady' is fairest of all

    Brunswick represents southern Maine’s cultural pivot point, at least as far as this week’s “Out & About” is concerned. At Maine State Music Theatre, the current offering of “My Fair Lady” is a truly memorable theatrical experience. MSMT has mounted a...

  • Out & About: 'The Sound of Music' resounds at Ogunquit

    The Fourth of July is behind us and Maine’s long-awaited summer has truly arrived. The same goes for our state’s summer arts and entertainment; the calendar is chock-full of wonderful offerings. My top pick is “The Sound of Music,” the renowned Broadway musical that...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 7 - 18

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Old Port Playhouse Season Auditions, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday, July 24, Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, $22-$20, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com.

  • Festivals, celebrations feature Dead, living musicians

    As the calendar turns to July, the pace and intensity of Maine’s many music festivals turns up a notch. Grabbing the most media attention is this weekend’s inaugural Nateva Festival in Oxford, which will be headlined by Further, the latest incarnation of the surviving members o... 1

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 30 - July 11

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Books, Authors  Wednesday 6/30 Dyke Hendrickson, author of "Franco-Americans of Maine," 7 p.m., ...