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  • Arts Calendar: Feb. 25 to March 10

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Wednesday 2/25 "What Burns Away," Brown Bag discussion with author Melissa Falcon Field, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portl...

  • Out & About: Lyric Music Theater succeeds with 'How to Succeed ...'

    Nothing succeeds like success. That time-tested adage certainly rings true in South Portland right now with Lyric Music Theater’s midwinter offering. “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” Frank Loesser’s 1961 Broadway musical that copped seven Tony Awa...

  • Out & About: Pilobolus Dance Theater opens Portland Ovations season

    A venerable regional arts presenter has a new name this season, and its first offering for 2009-2010 is a venerable modern dance company from the New England region. We're talking about Portland Ovations, the new name for PCA Great Performances, and the terpsichorean troupe is Pilobolus, a Connectic...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Oct. 7 - 18

    Greater Portland Books, Authors Thursday 10/8 Nicole Chaison, author of "The Passion of the Hausfrau," 5 p.m., Sarton Room, Abplanalp Library, UNE-Portland Campus, Stevens Ave., Portland, kids and babies in arms welcome, www.passi...

  • Dining Dish: New places in old spaces

    The White Heart in Portland had a goodbye party Saturday night, Sept. 26. The Congress Street bar is temporarily closed while it goes through a change in ownership, according to the White Heart page on Facebook. Prepare to see sad hipsters roaming aimlessly.

  • Out & About: Fall arts, entertainment in full swing

    Frost is in Maine's forecast and the fall-winter-spring seasons for our state's many performing arts organizations are now in full swing. Top choices for early October are several diverse offerings. But first let's finish summer. Ogunquit Playhouse, which now runs an extended season, is currentl... 1

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 30 - Oct. 11

    Greater Portland Books, Authors Thursday 10/1 Nicholson Baker, author of "The Anthologist," 7 p.m., Longfellow Books, One Monument Way, Portland, 772-4045, www.longfellowbooks.com. Friday 10/2 Fred Branc...

  • Eating Well: 'Simply Shellfish' recipes are simply outstanding

    Pretend we're at a party and I offer you a hot crab and artichoke filo tartlet or a roasted mushroom cap holding an oyster drizzled with warm garlic butter, or a chilled scallop marinated in basil and lemon. You'd love those hors d'oeuvres and you you'd wonder where I got the recipes.

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 23 - Oct. 4

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Wednesday 9/23 Musica de Filia, choir auditions for girls and women, Sept. 23; 550 Forest Ave., Portland, call Cyndy, 807-2158 for appointment, www.musicadefilia.com.  Friday 9/25

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Sept. 16 - 27

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Wednesday 9/16 Musica de Filia, choir auditions for girls and women, Sept. 16; and Sept. 21-23; 550 Forest Ave., Portland, call Cyndy, 807-2158 for appointment, www.musicadefilia.com.  M...