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  • Arts Calendar: July 23 to Aug. 5

    Greater Portland Books & Authors Thursday 7/24 "Treasure Hunter's Handbook," Lisa Gardner Walsh, reading for children, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700 ex...

  • Out & About: Ossipee Valley Music Festival this weekend

    The last weekend in July is approaching, and since 1999 that’s meant one of our state’s top musical events is happening west of Portland: the Ossipee Valley Music Festival. Originally organized as an all-bluegrass affair, the festival’s over-arching concept has evolved to...

  • Out & About: Comedy, dance and classical music

    This week's arts and entertainment calendar is brimming over with choices in many different genres. These include a stage comedy, a modern ballet company and several classical concerts. Top billing goes to "Light Up the Sky," a wonderfully funny classic comedy by Moss Hart...

  • Arts Calendar: April 15-26

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art The Portland Dyke March Committee seeks performers of all genres for an Open Mic Night held on April 17 at the North Star Cafe, Congress St., Portland, Portland Dyke March Committee, portlanddykemarch@gmail.c...

  • Out & About: Indigo Girls, USM concerts

    This weekend has a number of intriguing concerts featuring a variety of music. Top billing goes to the Indigo Girls, a Grammy Award-winning pair of singer/songwriters who have been singing and writing together since their high school days. They visit Portland's Merrill Auditorium on...

  • A sprightly spring dinner

    Spring is Earth's wake-up season, when everything comes alive. Crocuses and daffodils spray color where snow used to be. While we anticipate the awakening of our gardens, we can tune up our taste buds with a splash of sprightly flavors. Earthy mushrooms and garlic, salty bacon, bitter g...

  • Portland Museum of Art's most unconventional biennial

    A conventional biennial is an open, juried exhibition to which artists are invited to submit art created within the past two years to be judged by a panel of distinguished art-world jurors. In this sense, the 2009 Portland Museum of Art Biennial follows convention. Some 970 artists...

  • 2 Broadway shows, plus ballet, oratorio

    This week's picks of the tix include two popular Broadway shows, a famous classical ballet and a celebrated Biblical oratorio. The biggest of the Broadway shows is the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," one of the most successful tuners of contemporary t... 1

  • What's 'A Picture's Worth' doing in Falmouth?

    FALMOUTH — A Route 1shopping center seems an unlikely place to discover one of the best Maine photography shows in recent history, but that's just what "A Picture's Worth" is.

  • Love lessons, acrobats and more

    As harsh winter yields to sweet spring this Friday, love is in the air at The Public Theatre of Lewiston-Auburn. "The 13th of Paris," the company's current offering, provides comic lessons in romance and more, and audiences are invited to sit in, chuckle and chortle.