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  • 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...

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring Blackstrap Hill Preserve in Falmouth

    This is a wonderful time of year to be in the woods. Spring wildflowers are starting to appear in earnest, with new ones blossoming each week throughout May. One of the outstanding places to go to enjoy the bounty of spring is the Blackstrap Hill Preserve in Falmouth. Like a hike in...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: April 29-May 9

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Friday 5/1 Nominations for Portland Poet Laureate, accepted through May 1, nomination forms at Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland, or Dennis Camire, bioluminescing@yahoo.com.

  • Out & About: Music and drama from diverse cultures

    The weather is heating up as we hit the midpoint of spring; ditto the pace of arts and entertainment. This week's picks of the tix number five quality acts representing diverse countries and cultures. Let's start in Berlin in 1929, the setting for "Cabaret," the celebrated 1967 Broad... 1

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: April 22-May 3

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Nominations for Portland Poet Laureate, accepted through May 1, nomination forms at Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland, or Dennis Camire, bioluminescing@yahoo.com.

  • Out & About: Comedy, dance and classical music

    This week's arts and entertainment calendar is brimming over with choices in many different genres. These include a stage comedy, a modern ballet company and several classical concerts. Top billing goes to "Light Up the Sky," a wonderfully funny classic comedy by Moss Hart...

  • Arts Calendar: April 15-26

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art The Portland Dyke March Committee seeks performers of all genres for an Open Mic Night held on April 17 at the North Star Cafe, Congress St., Portland, Portland Dyke March Committee, portlanddykemarch@gmail.c...

  • Out & About: Indigo Girls, USM concerts

    This weekend has a number of intriguing concerts featuring a variety of music. Top billing goes to the Indigo Girls, a Grammy Award-winning pair of singer/songwriters who have been singing and writing together since their high school days. They visit Portland's Merrill Auditorium on...

  • A sprightly spring dinner

    Spring is Earth's wake-up season, when everything comes alive. Crocuses and daffodils spray color where snow used to be. While we anticipate the awakening of our gardens, we can tune up our taste buds with a splash of sprightly flavors. Earthy mushrooms and garlic, salty bacon, bitter g...

  • Portland Museum of Art's most unconventional biennial

    A conventional biennial is an open, juried exhibition to which artists are invited to submit art created within the past two years to be judged by a panel of distinguished art-world jurors. In this sense, the 2009 Portland Museum of Art Biennial follows convention. Some 970 artists...