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    March 7, 2010

    ‘Ice Cream Theory’ piled with scoops of personal insights

    “The Ice Cream Theory” is a cozy, upbeat book that tells us a lot about people — vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, even pistachio — and how we often interact. Most of all, it offers fresh, insightful looks at ourselves. Seldom has a book with ice cream as its central metaphor been so endearingly warm. The author, […]

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    March 7, 2010

    ‘Here and There’ is an evocative, compelling exhibit

    “The Odyssey” is a Greek epic about Odysseus’ trek home after the Trojan War. The flip side of the story is about Penelope, the hero’s wife and mother of their son, who was just a month old when Odysseus left. Faithful Penelope thwarts the scores of suitors insisting she remarry by saying she will choose […]

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    March 7, 2010

    Review: Good Theater offers saucy ‘Earnest’

    PORTLAND – Spring is less than two weeks away, and many have begun ticking off the days on the calendar, eager for sunshine and the promise of new beginnings. Of course, as all of us Irish and Irish at heart know, that also means St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, poised to pay […]

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    March 7, 2010

    Review: ‘Harold’ depicts bygone era, but its lessons still resonate

    PORTLAND – The Portland Stage Company’s latest production deals with the serious subject of a type of racism that was a part of everyday life in South Africa in the era of apartheid. Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold and the Boys” takes place in 1950 and hit home hard in 1982 when it had its world […]

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    March 7, 2010

    Arts Planner

    This week • Michael Trautman’s Big Time Vaudeville Show makes it final appearance of the season at 7 p.m. Saturday at Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. The performance will include appearances by Jones & Boyce and Dos Eckies. Jones & Boyce are Brian Jones and Susan Boyce, a song, dance, and comedy team […]

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    March 7, 2010

    Tonight’s the night

    Will double the number of Best Picture nominees make for twice the suspense at the Oscars? Probably not, but there should be plenty enough intrigue to satisfy your inner cinemaniac.

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    March 7, 2010

    Arts Dispatches

    PORTLAND Hurt flutist Galway cancels guest spot in NPR’s concert Flutist Sir James Galway, who was scheduled to appear as a guest as part of a concert and recording of the NPR show “From the Top” at 7 p.m. March 24 at Merrill Auditorium, will not be part of the performance because of an injury. […]

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    March 7, 2010

    Author elegantly invokes the gods

    John Banville interweaves a gifted mathematician with parallel universes.

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    March 7, 2010

    Classical Beat: DaPonte quartet unseals Janacek’s ‘Intimate Letters’

    In my music library is a paperback by the British writer Nigel Cawthorne titled “Sex Lives of the Great Composers.” The great Czech composer Leos Janacek isn’t featured, but he should have been. Unhappily married, he consoled himself with a series of affairs that were found extremely shocking at the time. His most famous opera, […]

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    March 7, 2010

    Friends in high places

    From Mount Katahdin to the White House, it's the story of Maine guide Bill Sewall and his long and influential friendship with Teddy Roosevelt.

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