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  • Arts Calendar: Dec. 17-30

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Thursday 12/18 "Answers to Questions Nobody was Askin,'" reading with author Tim Sample, 6:30 p.m., free, Letterpress Books, Northgate Plaza, 91 Auburn St., Portland, 747-4232...

  • Out & About: Kotzschmar, Cornils return

    As Christmas relentlessly approaches, there are still a few remaining concerts that celebrate the holiday. Tops in my opinion is “Christmas With Cornils,” an annual production of the Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ. Cornils, who is celebrating his 25th year as the instrument&rs...

  • Out & About: 'Nutcracker' bigger, better than ever

    With Turkey Day behind us, the Christmas season is in full swing. And southern Maine’s arts and entertainment producers are out in full force for the next few weeks. This weekend’s biggest Christmas show is Maine State Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” ... 1

  • Arts Calendar Nov. 30-Dec.1

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Ajkun Ballet Theater, New York City-based dance company, holding auditions in February and March 2012 in New York City; FMI visit ajkunbt.org. Books & Aut...

  • Out & About: The Christmas arts, entertainment season opens

    Thanksgiving weekend marks the traditional start of the Christmas season in both shopping and the arts. While leaving the shopping reportage to others, let’s look at some of the offerings on the arts and entertainment side of the ledger. Lyric Music Theater opened its second p...

  • Dining Dish: Restaurant renovations, reopenings throughout greater Portland

    After five years of offering books and gatherings about food, drinks, farming and gardening at 86 Middle St. in Portland, Rabelais book store is moving to the North Dam Mills in Biddefo...

  • Arts Calendar Nov. 23-Dec.4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Ajkun Ballet Theater, New York City-based dance company, holding auditions in February and March 2012 in New York City; FMI visit ajkunbt.org. Books & Aut...

  • Out & About: Powerful drama, music galore

    A classic American drama is this week’s top pick in the theater department, while myriad musical performances beckon. Westbrook-based Acorn Studios, now in its second season of offering professional theater to the general public, is staging “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf...

  • Arts Calendar Nov. 16-27

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Durham Community School PTA, seeking crafters, business owners for a fair on Nov. 19 at the Durham Community School Gymnasium, 654 Hallowell Road, $20 for 8-foot table, p...

  • Out & About: 'August: Osage County' is powerful drama

    One of the most powerful stage dramas in recent years was Tracy Letts’ “August: Osage County,” which opened on Broadway in 2007 and ran a year and a half – a remarkable performance for a straight play. When Good Theater presented its Maine premiere last fall, it broke all ...