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‘In the Underworld’ at USM uses humor to tell a dark story

The operetta, having its English premiere here, illuminates women’s lives in a German concentration camp.

This Week in GO

Reasons to celebrate Record Store Day / Q&A with Mike Mills of R.E.M. / Signs of change in Maine Deaf Film Festival / Movie review: 'Transcendence' / USM presents the English premiere of 'In the Underworld' / Classes and workshops teach lots of fun new things to do

Eat & Run: Wild Oats in Brunswick builds devoted following

Regulars come for the dozen or so soups, chilis du jour, salads, bread and desserts.

22 grown-up things to learn this spring: clamming, burlesque, archery

Whatever your dream, there are a lot of cheap classes and workshops in Maine this spring. Here are our top picks

Maine Arts Commission receives $720,000 grant

The money comes from the National Endowment for the Arts, which handed out $107,500 in Portland.

Art collective finds affordable home in Portland

The collective Running With Scissors meets its goals with a larger, well-equipped building that provides workspace for about 75 artists.

Chelsea Clinton says she might someday seek office

She acknowledges that she’s always denied any interest in politics. But she says that was 'a visceral no.'

Mellencamp to candidate: I’m for unions

Conservartive Republican Gov. Scott Walker has used the liberal rocker's music at a campaign rallies.

More vets using prosthetics to help legless animals

More veterinarians are using wheelchairs and prosthetics to improve the lives of dogs that have lost limbs.

Schools challenged as clothing coverage shrinks, standards stretch

Judges tend to side with schools on dress codes if safety is a concern, but otherwise the limits are up to schools and parents.

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