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  • Arts Calendar: July 1-14

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Wednesday 7/1 "The Half Brother," Brown Bag Lecture with author Holly LeCraw, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portlandlibrary.com.

  • Out & About: Musicals focus on fascinating fictional females

    This weeks’s top picks of the tix are two popular Broadway musicals that focus on a pair of female nightclub performers. Both are fictitious, but they’re fascinating characters. In Brunswick, “Sister Act” is a recent Broadway show that revolves around the story of a...

  • Out & About: Antje Duvekot, Alvin Ailey Dance visit Portland

    For the second consecutive weekend, a top singer-songwriter from the Boston area visits One Longfellow Square in Portland: Antje Duvekot is a German-born musician who has just released an album that’s intriguingly titled “New Siberia.”

  • Arts Calendar April 18-29

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/18 Jonathan Aldrich Poetry Reading and Lecture, 1 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700. Thursday 4/19

  • Theatre company relaunches in Portland, Bath with 'Lascaux'

    PORTLAND — More than 70 years ago, a group of kids stumbled upon the Lascaux cave, a treasure trove of ancient art in southwestern France. In writing a play based on that now-legendary discovery, Kevin O'Leary found some artistic insights of his own. The Portland resident, an ...

  • Arts Calendar April 11-22

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/11 Storytelling Evening with the Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts, 6:30 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

  • Out & About: Kris Delmhorst in Portland

    A choice of excellent musical opportunities beckons this weekend. My top picks are a pair of female singer-songwriters plus a pair of topnotch classical concerts.

  • Maine Deaf Film Festival expands to 4 days in Portland

    PORTLAND — The 10th annual Maine Deaf Film Festival seeks to educate audience members about what it is like to be deaf. The annual student-run festival, April 11-14 at the University of Southern Maine, showcases homegrown and international films created, produced and performed b...

  • Out & About: Top picks: ‘Lord of the Dance’ in Portland, ‘Lady Day’ in Freeport

    Two of the most compelling figures in performing arts are represented on southern Maine stages this weekend.

  • Arts Calendar April 4-15

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Wednesday 4/4 Brown Bag Lunch Series presents Melissa Coleman discussing "This Life is in Your Hands," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1...