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  • Arts Calendar: May 22

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Auditions for Indoor/Outdoor, Sunday 6/2 and Monday 6/3, 6:30-8 p.m., Freeport High School Library, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, 865-2220, roles for four adults (two women, two men).

  • Arts Calendar: May 15-28

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 5/15 Eva Murray, author of "Island Schoolhouse," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, free. Thursday 5/16

  • Out & About: World premieres by 2 Maine composers

    World premieres of works by two Maine composers will be featured as three of Maine’s classical music organizations wrap up their 2012-2013 seasons with concerts this weekend, while another presents a special spring event on May 23. Oratorio Chorale exits with concerts on Saturday and...

  • Arts Calendar: May 8

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Friday 5/10 Barbara Damrosch: “The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook,” 12 p.m., Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-23...

  • Out & About: 'The Last Romance' is outstanding dramatic-comedy

    The recent wave of superb spring weather underscored the fact that Maine’s summertime is quickly approaching. The same can be said for the arts and entertainment calendar as the fall-winter-spring seasons wrap up for most producers and presenters, clearing the way for summer. It&rsqu...

  • Arts Calendar, May 1-14

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 5/1 William Barry, author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, free.

  • Out & About: Maia Sharp, Big Sandy top the bill

    May arrives this week with a plethora of sunshine and flowers, plus an equal bounty of arts and entertainment. A superb singer-songwriter and a leading Americana-rockabilly band are two of the top offerings at Portland’s One Longfellow Square. First up is singer-songwriter Maia Sharp...

  • Arts Calendar, April 24-May 7

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/24 Meet the Author: Betty Williams, 6:30 p.m., Prince Memorial Library, 26 Main St., Cumberland, 829-2215. Thursday 4/25

  • Out & About: ‘The Armed Man’ is powerful new ballet

    This week’s top picks in the performing arts cover a lot of artistic territory: music, musical theater and dance. The latter is represented by Portland Ballet’s powerful new production of “The Armed Man,” a work for chorus, orchestra and dancers that will be presented at M...

  • Arts Calendar, April 17-30

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/17 “A Poet’s Sourcebook,” Dawn Potter, 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700 ext. 723. Satur...