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  • Arts Calendar: May 27 to June 9

    Greater Portland Auditions/Calls for Art Wescustago Youth Chorale, auditioning new singers in early June, by appointment, 846-0705, Books/Authors Sunday 5/31

  • Dishin' That: Tips for getting tips

    With Memorial Day Weekend fresh on our minds, so begins the shoulder season, bringing steadily increasing hospitality business to southern Maine. It’s a short period where business starts to pick up as folks From Away make day-trips with the windows down, and locals venture out in fl...

  • Out & About: Give thanks for One Longfellow Square

    It’s the season to give thanks for our many blessings. For music lovers in southern Maine, Portland’s One Longfellow Square is one of the most prominent of those many blessings. A few months ago the nonprofit arts venue was on the verge of folding due to financial pressures, but OLS r...

  • Arts Calendar: Nov. 27-Dec. 10

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Saturday 11/30 Authors and guest booksellers signing and talks, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m., Longfellow Books, 1 Monument Square, Portland, 772-4045. Monday...

  • Out & About: Music old and modern

    Past and present genres of music are intriguingly juxtaposed in Portland this weekend, with an interesting variety of styles in a diversity of settings. The top draw will be the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s Baroque concert, which includes some of the oldest and loveliest music in th...

  • Arts Calendar- Nov. 20-Dec. 3

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Saturday 11/23 “Seven Women In Maine” signing by Elizabeth Lydia Bodner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Nonesuch Books, 50 Market St., South Portland, 799-2659.

  • Out & About: New comedy, new jazz, new director

    The element of newness powers all of this week’s top picks of the tix. Topping the list is the Maine premiere of “The Grand Manner,” the most recent effort by celebrated American playwright A.R. Gurney, who has crafted a number of wonderful comedies in the classic mold. Portland...

  • Arts Calendar: Nov. 13-26

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Friday 11/15 “The Master Planets” author talk with Donald Gallinger, noon, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700 ext. 723.

  • The Art Forecast: Portland Museum of Art Biennial is a piece of work

    PORTLAND — The 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial is a major departure from the previous seven biennials, in that it is not a juried show, but a curated exhibition. Subtitled "Piece Work," it features 30 artists with ties to Maine in an exhibition that is both challenging, and bit ...

  • Out & About: Music that pushes boundaries in Portland

    Tired of straight vanilla in music? This weekend offers a pair of concerts that stretch artistic boundaries in very different directions. On Friday, Portland Ovations is bringing in one of the world’s most curious musical ensembles: the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain. The followi...