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  • Perfectly served oysters, so-so fluke ceviche at Eventide, Portland

    Generally the food at Eventide is flawless but on this occasion I wasn't so thrilled with my choice of dishes. Read on

  • Families are ripped apart, beliefs challenged in Portland Stage’s ‘The Whipping Man’

    Families are ripped apart and beliefs challenged in Matthew Lopez's riveting Civil War drama, "The Whipping Man," now being performed at Portland Stage. Read on

  • Songs in the key of dresses…in all colors.

    What color is your dress? I don't care but here's some dressy music. Read on

  • Elements celebrates 2nd anniversary with beer, music, coffee, beer this weekend in Biddeford

    Their beer list for their second anniversary celebrations includes specialty beers brewed just for this event by Bunker Brewing, Banded Horn Brewing, Rising Tide Brewing, Austin Street Brewing, Gneiss Brewing, and Foundation Brewing. Read on

  • STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon 2015: Shake it up March 7-8 at the Maine Mall

    You'll dance. You'll do something good. The STRIVE Rocks Dance Marathon raises funds for STRIVE, a locals program that helps young adults with disabilities grow their academic skills, social skills, leadership potential, work skills, and more. And make lifelong friends while they're at it. Read on

  • Lyric’s ‘How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’ a worthwhile serving of theater

    The show may be a bit politically incorrect and definitely pre-feminist, but its world is not so far removed from today that it can't still bring laughs of recognition to go along with the pleasures of experiencing all the great song and dance numbers. Read on

  • Guitar like you’ve never seen it: Kaki King with Lisa/Liza at SPACE on Saturday

    Acclaimed musician Kaki King will present her ground-breaking multimedia show, 'The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body,' at SPACE on Saturday. Read on

  • Apple Dapple Pie is a dazzling wintertime dessert

    An unusual dessert from an old cookbook — a kind of apple and nut coffee cake wrapped up in pastry and served as a pie. Read on

  • Can modern disillusionment can be traced to one single night? Watch ‘1971’ at SPACE Gallery

    The film, in the hands of director Johanna Hamilton, uses present-day interviews, news footage, and reenactments to craft a brisk, suitably tense tale of the power and pitfalls of youthful idealism. Read on

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