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  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 3 - June 14

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Artists: Paint for Preservation, second annual wet paint auction held Aug. 30 to benefit the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, must submit two samples (slides or digital images...

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring the Kelsey Brook Trail in Freeport

    With a variety of never-ending yard chores and home repair projects on tap, it is hard to make a guilt-free getaway up into the western Maine mountains for a day of wilderness solitude. Wilderness is nearby, however, in most southern Maine towns on a network of under-utilized trails that most p... 1

  • Out & About: Seasonal shift in music, theater

    Early June marks the finales of the fall-winter-spring programs at a few of southern Maine's arts producers and presenters, and simultaneously represents the start of the summer season at some others. This week's pick of the tix reflects that seasonal shift. Portland Symphony Orches...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: May 27 - June 7

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Wednesday 5/27

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: May 20 - May 31

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Monday 5/25 Portland's Choral Art Society Auditions, for CAS Singers and CAS Camerata, 7-9 p.m., open audition, Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: May 13 - May 24

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Monday 5/18 Portland's Choral Art Society Auditions, for CAS Singers and CAS Camerata, 5:30-9 p.m. May 18, tenors and basses; 7-9 p.m. May 25, open audition, ...

  • Out & About: 2 great concerts, 1 classic Broadway musical

    Two of southern Maine's finest community-based musical ensembles wrap up their 2008-2009 seasons this weekend with concerts north of Portland. And both programs will be presented twice. The Oratorio Chorale tackles Franz Joseph Haydn's monumental "The Seasons" in Topsham o...

  • Eating Well: Inside Bittman's 'Food Matters'

    Mark Bittman, cookbook author, ood columnist for The New York Times and star of the 2005 television series "Bittman Takes on America's Chefs," is a self-taught cook who teaches us how to cook simply and to feed ourselves well in his latest book, "Food Matters: A Guide to Consciou...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: May 6 - May 17

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Saturday 5/9 Portland Ballet is seeking submissions from local choreographers for the eighth annual Portland Dances! - New Works Showcase, held Aug. ...

  • Out & About: 'Best of Broadway' is best weekend choice

    The fall-winter-spring seasons for most of southern Maine's performing arts producers and presenters have either closed or are wrapping up right now. Among them is The Public Theatre of Lewiston-Auburn, which opened the last production of its 2008-2009 subscription season last weekend. "La...