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    February 28, 2010

    Arts Planner

    This week • Beginning Friday, the Addison Woolley Gallery presents ”Ghana: An African Portrait Revisited,” an exhibition of photography from the sub-Saharan country. The show opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday as part of the Portland First Friday Art Walk. The exhibition will remain on view through March 26. The gallery […]

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    February 28, 2010

    scene & heard datebook

    IF YOU’RE LOOKING to party and network this week, check out:   WEDNESDAY LEAGUE OF YOUNG VOTERS REIGNITE, 6:30-8:30 p.m., North Star Music Cafe, Portland. The mixer will give members and interested voters a chance to hear about and shape the organizations plans for 2010.   THURSDAY GLENN RENELL OPENING RECEPTION, 5-7 p.m., Greenhut Galleries, […]

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    February 28, 2010

    Fascinating, little-known tale stars star-crossed Mainers

    You might imagine that a book about a battle waged on the Niagara peninsula in June 1813 would have little to do with Maine or Mainers. But then — as Canadian journalist James Elliott proves in his exciting and insightful new book, ”Strange Fatality: The Battle of Stoney Creek, 1813” — you’d be wrong. Stoney Creek […]

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    February 28, 2010

    Giving cancer the cold shoulder

    Shaw's employees – including one very determined penguin – raise nearly $40,000 in a polar dip.

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    February 28, 2010

    Hill country

    Author Joe Hill is back with a new tale that treads the happily familiar territory of black humor, horror and page-turning suspense.

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    February 28, 2010

    Society Notebook: Meet the neighbors

    A mixer for South Portland's Knightville section is a resounding success, despite a blustery storm outside.

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    February 28, 2010

    Signings, etc.

    GERRY BOYLE

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    February 28, 2010

    Snow Squall back in action in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND – A longtime favorite brunch spot, Snow Squall Restaurant reopened after a four- or five-year hiatus last fall in its newly renovated former space. Count on good pork loin with super-sweet, spiced apple compote, or nicely cooked salmon on creamy quinoa. Crispy shrimp ravioli is also on the menu, though why it’s there […]

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    February 28, 2010

    The sole of an artist

    If the shoe fits, Kelly Jo Shows will paint it.

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    February 28, 2010

    These days, he pedals to the beat of a different drummer

    But back in the '60s, cycling advocate David Kinsman was the percussionist for an almost-famous band.