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  • Out & About: Musicals focus on fascinating fictional females

    This weeks’s top picks of the tix are two popular Broadway musicals that focus on a pair of female nightclub performers. Both are fictitious, but they’re fascinating characters. In Brunswick, “Sister Act” is a recent Broadway show that revolves around the story of a...

  • Dishin' That: Restaurant salaries follow a closely guarded recipe

    A reader in Durham emailed her Rubik's Cube of a question at a most serendipitous time. “My friend’s son cooks at a high-end restaurant, and after five years there, he makes all of $12 an hour. How is it fair that the waitresses earn $350 a shift? Cooking the food is certainly ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 24 - March 7

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Saturday 2/27

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring Robinson Woods in Cape Elizabeth

    Spend an hour walking through majestic white pine and oak on the ledge-dotted heights of 80-acre Robinson Woods, then scoot across the road to lie in the sun and peer far out to sea over Pond Cove. Robinson Woods is part of an impressive network of green spaces and walking trails under the stewar...

  • The Art Forecast: Maine artists win New England Art Awards

    The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research is a facetious, hi-falutin’ name for the best online art Web site in New England and possibly the United States. It’s the personal blog of Boston Phoenix art critic Greg Cook. In his never-ending quest to promote regional art and artists, C...

  • Eating Well: Good neighbors, good winter soups

    If awards were given for the best neighborhoods in Maine, surely the Deering Center neighborhood in Portland would be honored for its congeniality. People happily care for each others’ children, return errant pets to their owners, help with snow removal, tend community gardens, host ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 17-28

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Falmouth Memorial Library is seeking donations of art or craft items by local artists for Beauty and the Books silent auction held during March to benefit the Library; items needed by Feb. 2...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 10 - 21

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Falmouth Memorial Library is seeking donations of art or craft items by local artists for Beauty and the Books silent auction held during March to benefit the Library; items needed by Feb. 2...

  • Out & About: Scrap Arts Music and Romantic music

    Portland Ovations and the Portland Symphony Orchestra have scheduled some interesting and romantic music over the next couple of weeks. The most intriguing offering is Scrap Arts Music, a Vancouver-based percussion ensemble that’s rooted in the traditions of street performance, jazz ...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Feb. 3 - 14

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Falmouth Memorial Library is seeking donations of art or craft items by local artists for Beauty and the Books silent auction held during March to benefit the Library; items needed by Feb. 2...