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  • Arts Calendar: Oct. 29 to Nov. 11

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Wednesday 10/29 “Sonny Days: The Dark Side Journey of an Undercover Narc,” reading with author Bill McClaran, 1-2:30 p.m., free, Southern Maine Community College, ...

  • Out & About: Portland Ovations hosts banjo blowout

    Portland Ovations, in its never-ending quest to present creatively different events, has scheduled one of the most unusual concerts in its 83-year history. On Saturday night, two of America’s foremost banjo players will team up with a highly honored bluegrass band for an unforgettable conce...

  • Out & About: Icons of American musical theater

    Two very different evenings of musical theater, one in Portland and one in Gorham, top my personal preferences over the next week. The first happens Friday, when Portland Ovations presents George Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess,” one of America’s few true masterpieces of opera....

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 31 - April 11

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Call for Art, Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, seeking design submissions for its 2010 holiday card and candle wrap collection; send designs in jpeg format...

  • Out & About: Bluegrass, mandolin meet jazz, classical

    Unconventional collaborations in music and dance underlie several of the top performances during the upcoming week. For starters, Portland Ovations and the Portland Symphony Orchestra are teaming up to bring mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile to the Port City for a pair of appearances this weekend.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 24 - April 4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  Call for Art, Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, seeking design submissions for its 2010 holiday card and candle wrap collection; send designs in jpeg format...

  • The Great Outdoors: Hiking Arrowsic's Squirrel Point Lighthouse Trail

    For an outstanding spring hike offering one of the best river views in Maine, consider a walk out to Squirrel Point Lighthouse in Arrowsic on the eastern shore of the Kennebec River. The one-mile trail starts at the end of the Bald Head Road and leads through forest and marsh to the light....

  • Portland Symphony's Moody sees adventure in upcoming season

    PORTLAND — The Portland Symphony Orchestra recently announced the lineup for next season, including several new commissions, genre-bending performances and throwback Pops concerts. "I enjoy a kind of adventure with programming," PSO Music Director Robert Moody said. "Everyone is on a...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: March 17 - 28

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art  The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is accepting artist submissions for Paint for Preservation 2010, the juried Wet Paint Auction to be held on Sunday, July 18;  submit...

  • Out & About: Modern dance company prances into Portland

    Portland Ovations continues its string of topnotch offerings with two intriguing programs within the week: a contemporary dance troupe and a showcase for tomorrow’s top classical musicians. Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is an African-American group that’s been performing ar...