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  • 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: 'Into the Woods' is topnotch community theater

    It’s not hard to pick this week’s top item on the arts and entertainment calendar. Lyric Music Theater, a community company that has been producing musicals in southern Maine since 1952, has mounted an outstanding production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the...

  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 19-March 4

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 2/26 “The Contest” author talk with James Hurley, noon-1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

  • Out & About: Kargul-Lantz duo in romantic concert

    Friday is Valentine’s Day, and a pair of Maine’s top classical musicians have a very intriguing concert planned for the date. Pianist Laura Kargul and violinist Ron Lantz will present a concert titled “To Clara, With Love,” which explores the passionate relationship betwee...

  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 12-25

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Friday 2/14 A Valentine for Seamus Heaney: Reading and Remembering, 7:30 p.m., Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118, $5. Saturday 2/...

  • Out & About: ‘Becky’s New Car’ is a comic, emotional ride

    The vitality of southern Maine’s performing arts scene is evident this week, with interesting offerings by a variety of producers and presenters. Tops in the theater department is “Becky’s New Car,” a romantic comedy revolving around mid-life crisis and a woman who ...

  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 5-18

    Greater Portland Film Banff Mountain Film Festival, Feb. 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland, 800-745-3000, $17 advance, $20 at door, student discounts apply. Thursday 2/6

  • Out & About: Top Americana acts visit One Longfellow Square

    Dar Williams is a top-notch Americana artist who will perform two concerts at One Longfellow Square in Portland this Saturday.

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 29-Feb. 11

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Thursday 1/30 “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner, discussion, 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763, free and open to public....