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  • 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...

  • Eating Well: 'Simply Shellfish' recipes are simply outstanding

    Pretend we're at a party and I offer you a hot crab and artichoke filo tartlet or a roasted mushroom cap holding an oyster drizzled with warm garlic butter, or a chilled scallop marinated in basil and lemon. You'd love those hors d'oeuvres and you you'd wonder where I got the recipes.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 23 - Oct. 4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Wednesday 9/23 Musica de Filia, choir auditions for girls and women, Sept. 23; 550 Forest Ave., Portland, call Cyndy, 807-2158 for appointment, www.musicadefilia.com.  Friday 9/25

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 16 - 27

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Wednesday 9/16 Musica de Filia, choir auditions for girls and women, Sept. 16; and Sept. 21-23; 550 Forest Ave., Portland, call Cyndy, 807-2158 for appointment, www.musicadefilia.com.  M...

  • The Great Outdoors: Biking the Bowdoinham-Richmond area

    The Bowdoinham area is one of our favorite places to explore by bicycle. From the center of town, sparsely traveled roads lead in all directions. This month we are riding from Bowdoinham up to Richmond and Dresden to visit the historic 1761 Pownalborough Courthouse. Bowdoinham is easy to reach ...

  • After the Layoff: If I knew then what I know now ...

    The Roman orator Cicero was once quoted as saying, "Experience is a tough teacher because she often gives the test first, the lesson afterwards."

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 9 - 20

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Thursday 9/10 Open Auditions for The Nutcracker, a Maine State Ballet performance, 4-4:45 p.m. ages 7-8; 5:15-6 p.m. ages 9-10; 6:30-7:15 p.m. ages 11-12, $10 audition fee, girls should wear ballet s...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 2 - 13

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Acorn Productions is accepting submissions for their annual Maine Playwrights Festival and Phyzgig vaudeville festival, Phyzgig application deadline is Sept. 15, 'playwright' full-length script deadline, Sept. 1; on...

  • Eating Well: Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes

    They're back. Tomatoes. Real tomatoes. Spicy, sweet, tart, tangy, juicy, red, home-grown summer tomatoes are waiting for us to take up our knives and forks – or linguine or baguettes – and dig in.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Aug. 26 - Sept. 6

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Acorn Productions is accepting submissions for their annual Maine Playwrights Festival and Phyzgig vaudeville festival, Phyzgig application deadline is Sept. 15, 'playwright' full-length script deadline, Sept. 1; on...