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Portland Chamber Music Festival Opening Night: Stravinsky, Harold Meltzer and Tchaikovsky

PCMF oboist Peggy Pearson brings us her own arrangement of Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite to kick off our 21st... Read More »

Portland Chamber Music Festival: Boccherini, Copland and Elgar

Though Copland and Elgar are best known for their symphonic repertoire, both composed masterful works on a more... Read More »

Portland Chamber Music Festival: Harpist Bridget Kibbey and Friends

Harpist Bridget Kibbey returns to PCMF in a program showcasing her instrument’s history and its colorful collaborative repertoire.... Read More »

Portland Chamber Music Festival: Vivaldi, Competition Winner and Brahms with Host Suzanne Nance

The 2014 PCMF Composers Competition is sponsored by a generous grant from the Mattina R. Proctor Foundation. Suzanne... Read More »

Portland String Quartet

Three of the 4 members of this famed Maine quartet have played together for over 40 years. Their... Read More »

Portraits in Conflict and Reconciliation

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If you’ve never had your portrait painted, you should. It is one of life’s enduring pleasures. I sat... Read More »

Portsmouth Museum Goes SugiPOP!

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Okay, I’ll admit it. I know nothing about Japanese anime (animated films) and manga (comics). And I know... Read More »

Post Season Ski Disorder

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Winter is suddenly over. There are three kinds of people. There are people who hate snow and never... Read More »

Practicing What They Preach

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When I was in public school in the early 1960s, art education was a redoubt of nonconformists. And... Read More »

Pretty Tough Women at the Aldrich

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Though I have only been there twice, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut, is one of... Read More »

Preview Reading: The Road to Hope: An Elephant’s Story

Are you considering auditioning for a show? Do you want to hear a sneak peek of this brand... Read More »

Prints and the Prince of Prints

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Contemporary Collaborations: Artist and Master Printer at the Portland Museum of Art features fine art prints by 30... Read More »

Prosciutto, Cheese, Honey Make the Day

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Depending on where you live in New England, you got either a big hype about “many, many inches... Read More »

Provincetown Comes to Boston

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Provincetown is terra incognita to me. I have visited this outpost of art and beach culture but twice... Read More »

Pudding Hollow Pudding Festival

The Pudding Hollow Pudding Festival is a unique event in a lovely New England setting. “A little bit... Read More »

Puddings, puddings, puddings

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We sat sequestered in the Sunday School room of the Charlemont Federated Church, three of us, twenty-seven glorious... Read More »

Pumpkin & Apple Celebration at Billings Farm & Museum

October 4 & 5: Pumpkin & Apple Celebration – VT Chamber of Commerce 2014 Top 10 Fall Event!... Read More »

Pure Prairie League

Country rockers Pure Prairie League took their name from an obscure 19th century Temperance Union mentioned in the... Read More »

Quilters by the Sea biennial quilt show

Quilters by the Sea biennial quilt show, “A Show of Hands” will be held on Saturday, October 18,... Read More »

rainy

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I have been dealing with some major lethargy on the outdoor pursuits front. It’s been raining so much... Read More »

Rangeley Annual Blueberry Festival

Rangeley’s Annual Blueberry Festival features all sorts of blueberry jams, muffins, and pies along with locally produced gifts,... Read More »

Rangeley Community Chorus Concert

Enjoy an evening of song by this accomplished chorus. Director Sue Downes-Borko’s selections will delight everyone in the... Read More »

Rangeley Community Chorus Concert

The concert by the twenty-five plus member chorus which includes both year round and seasonal residents of the... Read More »

Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen’s Association Strawberry Festival

Annual Strawberry Festival sponsored by The Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen’s Association. Event includes Arts and Crafts, Yard Sale,... Read More »

Rangeley Lakes Region Independence Day Celebrations

Annual Independence Day Celebration in Rangeley includes a Children’s Parade, Duck Race, Silent Auction, Arts & Crafts, and... Read More »

Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day

Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen Association will present the annual Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day celebrating Maine’s hunting and... Read More »

Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem: Big Old Life

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As you may have guessed from the title and the whimsical, bare-footed cover photo, this is an album... Read More »



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