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  • Arts Calendar: Nov. 26 to Dec. 9

    Greater Portland Books/Authors "A Child's Christmas in Wales" and "A Christmas Memory," costumed reading by local actors, Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., $10, children $5, First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage ...

  • Out & About: ‘Oliver!’ is classic musical theater

    As we move toward the end of November, the performing arts calendar segues toward Christmas. Let’s start this week’s look at my picks of the tix with two shows that have nothing to do with Christmas, then segue into three that do. “Oliver!” is an exemplar of classic...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 24 - July 5

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Art, for juried craft show hosted by The Maine Crafts Guild held Sept. 19-20 at Portland East End School, apply at www.mainecraftsguild.com, or Joelle, portland.show@mainecraft...

  • Out & About: New England premiere of ‘Suds' awash in music, laughs

    Summer arrives, astronomically speaking, this weekend, and there's no place in Maine so redolent of summer stock than Adrienne Wilson Grant's Arundel Barn Playhouse, a modern reincarnation of a 19th-century farm. I was there 11 years ago this month when Grant opened the barn doors f...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 17 - June 28

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Art, for juried craft show hosted by The Maine Crafts Guild held Sept. 19-20 at Portland East End School, apply at www.mainecraftsguild.com, or Joelle, portland.show@mai...

  • Out & About: Maine premiere of 'Piazza' is a must-see

    We're still more than a week away from the "official" start of summer, but southern Maine's arts and entertainment organizations aren't waiting for the solstice. For them, summer is already here. Maine State Music Theatre, one of the pillars of our summer cultural scene, opened its 2...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 10 - June 21

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Artists: Paint for Preservation, second annual wet paint auction held Aug. 30 to benefit the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, must submit two samples (slides or digital images...

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: June 3 - June 14

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Artists: Paint for Preservation, second annual wet paint auction held Aug. 30 to benefit the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, must submit two samples (slides or digital images...

  • The Great Outdoors: Exploring the Kelsey Brook Trail in Freeport

    With a variety of never-ending yard chores and home repair projects on tap, it is hard to make a guilt-free getaway up into the western Maine mountains for a day of wilderness solitude. Wilderness is nearby, however, in most southern Maine towns on a network of under-utilized trails that most p... 1

  • Out & About: Seasonal shift in music, theater

    Early June marks the finales of the fall-winter-spring programs at a few of southern Maine's arts producers and presenters, and simultaneously represents the start of the summer season at some others. This week's pick of the tix reflects that seasonal shift. Portland Symphony Orches...