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  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Nov. 11 - 22

    Greater Portland Auditions, Call for Art Call for Artists, Freeport High School Holiday Art and Craft fair, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, table rentals for both days, $20, contact kimberlymedsker@gmail.com.  Art Call, for Long Island Dodwell Galle...

  • Out & About: Haydn masterpiece, Louis Armstrong tribute are this week's top choices

    Franz Joseph Haydn's "The Creation" is a massive choral and orchestral work that's seldom performed in smaller cities such as Portland, mostly because of the size and cost of the project. So it's especially notable that the University of Southern Maine School of Music is presenting Haydn's...

  • Out & About: 'Frost/Nixon' makes Maine debut in Portland

    Among several arts and entertainment offerings this week, two are especially noteworthy. Good Theater opened the Maine premiere of "Frost/Nixon," Peter Morgan's much-lauded dramatization and back-story of the famous 1977 television confrontation between a British talk show personality ...

  • After the Layoff: Navigating a sea of debt

    "Into every life," the saying goes, "a little rain must fall." But for some of us, when it rains, it pours.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Nov. 4 - 15

    Greater Portland Auditions, Call for Art Call for Artists, Freeport High School Holiday Art and Craft fair, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, table rentals for both days, $20, contact kimberlymedsker@gmail.com.  Art Call, for Long Island Dodwell Galle...

  • Out & About: Halloween happenings, roots music happens

    Treats only. No tricks. That's what's in store this weekend when Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ and Portland Ballet celebrate Halloween with their own special happenings. The former is planning a screening of the silent film "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" at Merrill Auditorium, accompanie...

  • Eating Well: Goodbye, Gourmet

    What were you doing when you heard the news that Gourmet magazine, founded in 1941, was ceasing publication? I was listening to National Public Radio while peeling and slicing apples for one of my favorite desserts, apple crisp with an oatmeal topping. The recipe – the only one I ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 28 - Nov. 8

    Greater Portland Auditions, Call for Art Call for Artists, Freeport High School Holiday Art and Craft fair, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, table rentals for both days, $20, contact kimberlymedsker@gmail.com.  Saturday 11/7 Auditions for &quo...

  • Out & About: Midcoast Symphony Orchestra opens 20th season in Topsham, Lewiston

    One of Ludwig van Beethoven's most famous and enduring works will be the centerpiece of this weekend's program when the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra opens its 20th season with concerts in Lewiston and Topsham. In recent years, under the baton of maestro Rohan Smith, this once-faltering community orch...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 21 - Nov. 1

    Greater Portland Auditions, Call for Art Call for Artists, Freeport High School Holiday Art and Craft fair, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, table rentals for both days, $20, contact kimberlymedsker@gmail.com.  Books, Authors