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  • Out & About: Showcasing music in Portland, Gorham

    Three concerts this weekend in two venues stand out among the region’s most intriguing arts and entertainment offerings. The University of Southern Maine School of Music has a pair of concerts on the Gorham campus that shouldn’t be missed. First up is Friday’s Spotlight S...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: April 7 - 18

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Call for Art, Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, seeking design submissions for its 2010 holiday card and candle wrap collection; send designs in jpeg format...

  • Dining Dish: Spring means restaurant rebirths, renewals

    If you were unfortunate enough during the past few weeks to have a French fry or milkshake craving, you probably found out the hard way that Duckfat closed for renovations March 21. Well, rejoice, because the Middle Street favo...

  • Photography museum's inaugural show highlights local artists in Falmouth storefront

    FALMOUTH — After the overwhelming success of last year's photography show "A Picture's Worth" at the Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Moss and photographers Denise Froehlich and Anne Zill got together and decided it was time Maine had a photography museum. After nearly a year and a half of ...

  • Out & About: Icons of American musical theater

    Two very different evenings of musical theater, one in Portland and one in Gorham, top my personal preferences over the next week. The first happens Friday, when Portland Ovations presents George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” one of America’s few true masterpieces of opera....

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 31 - April 11

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Call for Art, Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, seeking design submissions for its 2010 holiday card and candle wrap collection; send designs in jpeg format...

  • Out & About: Bluegrass, mandolin meet jazz, classical

    Unconventional collaborations in music and dance underlie several of the top performances during the upcoming week. For starters, Portland Ovations and the Portland Symphony Orchestra are teaming up to bring mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile to the Port City for a pair of appearances this weekend.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 24 - April 4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Call for Art, Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, seeking design submissions for its 2010 holiday card and candle wrap collection; send designs in jpeg format...

  • The Great Outdoors: Hiking Arrowsic's Squirrel Point Lighthouse Trail

    For an outstanding spring hike offering one of the best river views in Maine, consider a walk out to Squirrel Point Lighthouse in Arrowsic on the eastern shore of the Kennebec River. The one-mile trail starts at the end of the Bald Head Road and leads through forest and marsh to the light....

  • Portland Symphony's Moody sees adventure in upcoming season

    PORTLAND — The Portland Symphony Orchestra recently announced the lineup for next season, including several new commissions, genre-bending performances and throwback Pops concerts. "I enjoy a kind of adventure with programming," PSO Music Director Robert Moody said. "Everyone is on a...