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  • Arts Calendar: July 29 to Aug. 11

    Greater Portland Books/Authors Friday 7/31 "Blessed With a Brain Tumor," discussion with local author Will Pyre, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portlandlibrary.c...

  • Out & About: Get a ticket to 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'

    Musical theater is one of my passions in life, and seldom has this passion been more perfectly satisfied than with Ogunquit Playhouse’s current offering. “Nice Work If You Can Get It” is belly-busting funny and the music is brilliantly melodic and witty. Two of Maine&rsqu...

  • 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...

  • The Dining Dish: Haiti fundraising continues; Bernie's adds bagels, burritos, breakfast and lunch

    Several Portland restaurants donated percentages of their sales to relief efforts in Haiti in the aftermath of that country's devastating Jan. 12 earthquake. There are still a couple of events left, including Wednesday, Jan. 27, at

  • Arts and Entertainment Calendar: Jan. 27 - Feb. 7

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Call for Art, "Black & White Artwork" of any media for next exhibit of Long Island Dodwell Gallery, contact Maggie Carle, artsprits@myfairpoint.net or 766-2940; hanging date Sunday 1/31....

  • Out & About: ‘Spitfire Grill’ tops broad spectrum of musical fare

    A broad and substantial portion of the musical spectrum radiates across southern Maine over the next week. In Portland, “The Spitfire Grill” is an exemplar of dark, minor-key musical theater, a genre of stagecraft that typically deals with the bright and shiny facets of life. G...

  • The Great Outdoors: Snowshoeing the Cousins River Trail in Freeport

    For an invigorating mid-winter snowshoe hike close to home, check out the 3/4-mile long Cousins River Trail. This scenic trail is a joint project of the Casco Bay YMCA and the Freeport Conservation Trust. Park at the far end of the YMCA parking lot off Route 1 in Freeport (just south of th...