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  • Arts Calendar: Nov. 26 to Dec. 9

    Greater Portland Books/Authors "A Child's Christmas in Wales" and "A Christmas Memory," costumed reading by local actors, Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., $10, children $5, First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage ...

  • Out & About: ‘Oliver!’ is classic musical theater

    As we move toward the end of November, the performing arts calendar segues toward Christmas. Let’s start this week’s look at my picks of the tix with two shows that have nothing to do with Christmas, then segue into three that do. “Oliver!” is an exemplar of classic...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 14 - 25

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Old Port Playhouse Season Auditions, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday, July 24, Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, $22-$20, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com. ...

  • Out & About: 'My Fair Lady' is fairest of all

    Brunswick represents southern Maine’s cultural pivot point, at least as far as this week’s “Out & About” is concerned. At Maine State Music Theatre, the current offering of “My Fair Lady” is a truly memorable theatrical experience. MSMT has mounted a...

  • Out & About: 'The Sound of Music' resounds at Ogunquit

    The Fourth of July is behind us and Maine’s long-awaited summer has truly arrived. The same goes for our state’s summer arts and entertainment; the calendar is chock-full of wonderful offerings. My top pick is “The Sound of Music,” the renowned Broadway musical that...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 7 - 18

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Old Port Playhouse Season Auditions, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday, July 24, Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, $22-$20, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com.

  • Festivals, celebrations feature Dead, living musicians

    As the calendar turns to July, the pace and intensity of Maine’s many music festivals turns up a notch. Grabbing the most media attention is this weekend’s inaugural Nateva Festival in Oxford, which will be headlined by Further, the latest incarnation of the surviving members o... 1

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 30 - July 11

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Books, Authors  Wednesday 6/30 Dyke Hendrickson, author of "Franco-Americans of Maine," 7 p.m., ...

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring Higgins Mountain Preserve in Georgetown

    Sometimes you want to be in the mountains and at the shore at the same time. If you do not have the time to drive up to the Camden Hills or Acadia National Park, then 40-acre Higgins Mountain Preserve in Georgetown is a fun alternative. A half-mile loop trail traverses quickly up through a...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 23 - July 4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Wednesday 6/23 North Atlantic Figure Skating Club Auditions, 2010-2011 Nor’Easters Synchronized Skating Teams, 6:10-7:10 p.m. youth an... 1