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  • Arts Calendar: July 9-22

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Saturday 7/12 “Mirror Image” book signing with first-time Maine author, Clinton C. Smith, 1-3 p.m., Sherman’s Books and Stationery, 128 Main St., Freepor...

  • Out & About: Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival ready to go

    As mid-July approaches, Maine residents and visitors alike can enjoy the crescendo of our state’s hectic summer schedule of arts and entertainment. During the summer months, most activity takes place outside Portland. In Harrison, the 42nd annual edition of the Sebago-Long Lake Music...

  • The Art Forecast: Verzosa for governor?

    PORTLAND — Andres Verzosa is a mover and shaker of Maine’s creative economy. He is the proprietor of Aucocisco Galleries, one of Maine’s best contemporary art galleries. He is a co-founder of the First Friday Art Walk, a past president of the Portland Arts & Cultural ...

  • Out & About: ‘Best of Broadway’ promises tuneful, inspiring evening

    Readers of “Out & About” have known for nearly two decades that the annual “Best of Broadway,” a benefit for the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, is one of my favorite shows. And it’s certainly my top choice for this Saturday.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: May 5 - 16

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  North Yarmouth Fun Day Logo Contest, entry deadline May 15, any medium accepted, submit in person or by mail to Darla Hamlin, c/o Town of North Yarmouth, 10 Village Sq...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: April 28 - May 9

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  North Yarmouth Fun Day Logo Contest, entry deadline May 15, any medium accepted, submit in person or by mail to Darla Hamlin, c/o Town of North Yarmouth, 10 Village Sq...

  • Out & About: End of seasons loom on arts calendar

    The leaves are getting greener every day as spring asserts itself in full vigor, but most of the major arts producers and presenters in southern Maine are ending their 2009-2010 seasons over the next few weeks. Among those with final offerings are Portland Ovations, Portland Symphony Orche...

  • The Great Outdoors: Biking the back roads of Woolwich and Wiscasset

    April is one of the finest months of the year to go exploring by bicycle. Crisp, comfortable days coupled with tourist-free roads make for ideal riding conditions. We recently enjoyed a leisurely four-hour loop trip from the Woolwich Town Hall up to Wiscasset and back, covering 24 miles of...

  • Out & About: Symphonic funk to modern folk

    The upcoming weekend boasts an amazing variety of musical styles and performers, ranging from symphonic funk to modern folk. Top billing goes to the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s final two Pops concerts of the season, slated for Saturday and Sunday. The PSO’s guest ensemble is ...

  • Eating Well: The pleasures of cooking with Judith Jones

    When you need to find the best recipe for a particular dish, reach for a cookbook edited by Judith Jones. Jones has dished up the works of Julia Child, Lidia Bastianich, Edward Giobbi, James Beard, Nina Simonds, Claudia Roden, Marcella Hazan, Jacques Pepin, Joan Nathan, Marion Cunningham,...