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  • Out & About: Los Lonely Boys, Emmylou Harris at Merrill Auditorium in Portland

    Two top national musical acts dominate southern Maine's arts and entertainment scene this weekend. First up is Friday, when Portland Ovations hosts Los Lonely Boys, Alejandro Escovedo and Hacienda – motoring around the country together as the "Acoustic Brotherhood Tour" – at Merrill ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 14 - 25

    Greater Portland Books, Authors Wednesday 10/14 Storytell / Spoken Word Open Mic, 7 p.m. open mic; feature performer "Uncle" George Radcliffe, 8 p.m., Northstar Cafe, Congress St., Portland, Jean Armstrong, 879-1886, spon...

  • The Great Outdoors: Little time left to enjoy Tidebrook Trails in Freeport

    Inspired by the recent PBS series on our national parks, we left the yard chores behind on a recent Sunday and set out to enjoy a two-hour walk on the beautiful 44-acre Tidebrook property on the shores of the Harraseeket River in Freeport. The generous property owners at 38 Staples Point Road forme...

  • Brunswick Theater Project to host Student Film Night

    BRUNSWICK — Local filmmakers will show off their finest productions when Brunswick Theater Project hosts its first Brunswick Student Film Night on Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The films will range from short animation to documentary to psychodrama. Each film is an original created by a l...

  • After the Layoff: The return of Mr. Stress

    I'm finally back to work.

  • Out & About: Pilobolus Dance Theater opens Portland Ovations season

    A venerable regional arts presenter has a new name this season, and its first offering for 2009-2010 is a venerable modern dance company from the New England region. We're talking about Portland Ovations, the new name for PCA Great Performances, and the terpsichorean troupe is Pilobolus, a Connectic...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 7 - 18

    Greater Portland Books, Authors Thursday 10/8 Nicole Chaison, author of "The Passion of the Hausfrau," 5 p.m., Sarton Room, Abplanalp Library, UNE-Portland Campus, Stevens Ave., Portland, kids and babies in arms welcome, www.passi...

  • Dining Dish: New places in old spaces

    The White Heart in Portland had a goodbye party Saturday night, Sept. 26. The Congress Street bar is temporarily closed while it goes through a change in ownership, according to the White Heart page on Facebook. Prepare to see sad hipsters roaming aimlessly.

  • Out & About: Fall arts, entertainment in full swing

    Frost is in Maine's forecast and the fall-winter-spring seasons for our state's many performing arts organizations are now in full swing. Top choices for early October are several diverse offerings. But first let's finish summer. Ogunquit Playhouse, which now runs an extended season, is currentl... 1

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 30 - Oct. 11

    Greater Portland Books, Authors Thursday 10/1 Nicholson Baker, author of "The Anthologist," 7 p.m., Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland, 772-4045, www.longfellowbooks.com. Friday 10/2 Fred Branc...