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  • Out & About: Romantic music, heroic music, harmonica music

    There’s plenty of music scheduled over the next wintry week in Portland. Portland Symphony Orchestra continues its three-year series of Ludwig van Beethoven’s nine symphonies on Sunday and Tuesday, performing No. 3, subtitled “Heroic.” If Valentine’s Da...

  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 4-17

    "Clean Fridge – Moving Day," by Sarah Szwajkos, is one of the images PhoPa Gallery is displaying as part of its "Inside/Out" exhibition, which opened last week. The show, featuring photography of Jeffery Becton, Thomas Birtwistle and Szwajkos, depicts interior spaces and objects that refere...

  • Out & About: Preservation Hall Jazz Band in Portland

    Preservation Hall Jazz Band, which has been a fixture of New Orleans culture for more than half a century, will play in Portland on Feb. 11.

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 28 to Feb. 10

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Wednesday 1/28 "A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams," Brown Bag discussion with editor Margaret Hogan, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monume...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 21 to Feb. 3

    The University of New England pairs photographs and words in "A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers," an exhibition opening this week on the UNE Portland campus. The show features "Heirlooms" and 52 other black-and-white images by Maine photographer Kerry Michaels, each accompanying a ...

  • Out & About: Symphony orchestras, dance showcase

    Mid-January is the time when performing arts producers emerge from their Christmas-New Year slowdowns and enter the busiest part of their calendars. That’s certainly in evidence this coming week. Two symphony orchestras have a pair of concerts apiece. The Portland Symphony has schedu...

  • Portland artist goes digital in Yarmouth library's debut exhibit

    YARMOUTH — At first glance, Clyde McCulley's artistic renderings of scenes from the Portland area look like real paintings. Looking closer, one can see that the images displayed on thin ...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 14-27

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Saturday 1/24 Boy Singers of Maine, open rehearsal, 9 a.m., free, St. Mary's Church Parish House, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth, boysingersofmaine.org. B...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 7-20

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Monday 1/12 "Twisted Threads," book signing with author Lea Wait, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307. ...

  • Arts Calendar: Dec. 31 to Jan. 13

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Monday 1/12 "Twisted Threads," book signing with author Lea Wait, 6:30 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307.