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  • Dishin' That: The hazards of hospitality

    A couple of weeks ago, an unusual call went out to everyone in the biz. After sharing my tale of a chronic, worn-and-torn industry injury, followed by a weather-related fender-bender, I’m on the DL (

  • Out & About: Music on the cutting edge of different genres

    Cutting-edge creative approaches to music of multiple genres are the common theme that links three concerts in Portland this coming week. First up is an April 8 performance by Hanneke Cassel, a Boston-based fiddler who specializes in a modern take on traditional Scottish music. Two ...

  • Arts Calendar March 21-April 1

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is looking for submissions for "Paint for Preservation 2012," its annual juried wet paint auction. Deadline for submissions is March 28; samples sh...

  • Out & About: Great roots artists at One Longfellow Square

    One Longfellow Square never ceases to amaze me with the variety and quality of the artists hosted on its small stage. Two most interesting concerts are coming up within the next week.

  • Out & About: ‘Little Me,’ ‘South Pacific’ top choices

    Winter exits with a busy, busy performing arts calendar, and it’s hard to pick and choose from all the great offerings. My top choices tend toward musical theater, and there are two fine shows to pick from. “Little Me” is one of the funniest Broadway musicals ever written...

  • Dining Dish: Help for SOS, kudos for OhNo, sweets in SoPo

    The fourth annual Maine Restaurant Week is over, but four restaurants are still offering deals and donating a portion of their proceeds to Share Our Strength. Sister restaurants Miyake ...

  • Arts Calendar March 14-25

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is looking for submissions for "Paint for Preservation 2012," its annual juried wet paint auction. Deadline for submissions is March 28; samples sh...

  • Out & About: Acrobats and Irish groups provide eclectic options

    Chinese acrobats, Irish music and more Eclecticism of entertainment choices is the key concept governing this week’s top picks in the performing arts. In terms of vibrant energy and athleticism, nothing will beat the Golden Dragon Acrobats this Friday. The t...

  • Arts Calendar March 7-18

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is looking for submissions for "Paint for Preservation 2012," its annual juried wet paint auction. Deadline for submissions is March 28; samples sh...

  • Out & About: Choral music, musical theater

    Choral music and musical theater dominate this week’s picks of the tix. On the musical side of the ledger, Canada’s top choral ensemble is visiting Portland on Sunday. The Vancouver Chamber Choir is about 40 years old and has won many awards and released about 40 records and CD...