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  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 28 to Feb. 10

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Wednesday 1/28 "A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams," Brown Bag discussion with editor Margaret Hogan, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monume...

  • Arts Calendar: Jan. 21 to Feb. 3

    The University of New England pairs photographs and words in "A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers," an exhibition opening this week on the UNE Portland campus. The show features "Heirlooms" and 52 other black-and-white images by Maine photographer Kerry Michaels, each accompanying a ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 28 - Aug. 8

    Greater Portland Books, Authors  Wednesday 7/28

  • Eating Well: A do-ahead barbecue feast

    A do-ahead barbecue feast could mean that you cook – and eat – all the food before the guests arrive. But seriously, it just means that you prepare all the food the day before the barbecue. And maybe try a bite of everything to make sure it tastes good. Here...

  • Out & About: Ossipee Valley, PORTopera and Slaid Cleaves

    For the past decade and a half, two stellar events happen in late July. First up is the annual Ossipee Valley Music Festival, which runs through Sunday on the banks of the Ossipee River in South Hiram. Hosts Raetha Stoddard and Bill Johnson invite several dozen traditional artists to perform alfr...

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park by kayak

    Experience one of Maine’s most popular state parks this summer from a little different perspective – from your kayak. If you love viewing osprey, blue herons, and eider ducks you have found the place. Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park is famous for the nesting osprey on Googins Is...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: July 21 - Aug. 1

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Saturday 7/24 Old Port Playhouse Season Auditions, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, $22-$20, 773-0333, oldportpla...

  • The Art Forecast: Homer prints for sale in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — The summer celebration of the centennial of Winslow Homer’s life (1836-1910) has focused a lot of attention on Homer’s early career as a graphic artist and illustrator. The Saco Museum has drawn on its own collection and those of the Farnsworth Art Museum, the ...

  • 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...