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Maine State Ballet Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream August 8-16

By Debra Tenenbaum on July 22, 2014, at 11:26 a.m.
Who said fairy magic is just for children? The Maine State Ballet’s presentation of Shakespeare’s comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, brings the wily pranks of forest fairies and the quickly swayed hearts of humans to life in its ballet August 8-16 at the Maine State Ballet Theater in Falmouth. With …
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Bluestocking Film Announces Winners of 2014 Audience Choice Award

By Debra Tenenbaum on July 22, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – After two standing-room only nights at Space Gallery in Portland and 14 films featuring complex female protagonists, the Bluestocking Film Series has announced the recipients of the Bluestocking 2014 Audience Choice Awards. Maura Smith of Massachusetts, won the Bluestocking 2014 Audience Choice Award for female directors for …
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Maine State Ballet Named Best Dance Company in Maine by Down East Readers

By Debra Tenenbaum on June 17, 2014, at 4:41 p.m.
Maine State Ballet has been selected by thousands of Down East Magazine’s readers as the Best Dance Group in Maine in the magazine’s 2014 poll. The “Best of Maine” awards occur annually and provide Down East readers the opportunity to nominate the Maine people, places and things that mean the …
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Portland Buy Local Hosts Gubernatorial Candidates for Business Q&A in June

By Debra Tenenbaum on June 05, 2014, at 4:12 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Buy Local is hosting “Conversations with the Candidates” for its members featuring question and answer sessions with Maine’s gubernatorial candidates in June. Portland Buy Local has nearly 500 members representing a diverse array of independent businesses located in Maine’s largest city. The candidates will talk to members …
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Maine State Ballet Offers Summer Dance Workshops for Students of All Ages

By Debra Tenenbaum on May 13, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
Maine State Ballet will give kids a skip to their step this summer with three summer dance workshops for children of all ages. For children ages 4-7, Maine State Ballet will hold 3-day workshops beginning June 23 incorporating ballet, tap, and song with a performance opportunity at the end of …
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Maine State Ballet presents ‘Cinderella’ March 28-April 13

By Debra Tenenbaum on March 18, 2014, at 12:10 p.m.
Friday, March 28, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, March 29, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, March 30, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Sunday, April 6, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Saturday, April 12, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, April 13, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: …

Portland Buy Local celebrates opening of new office

By Debra Tenenbaum on Feb. 27, 2014, at 12:18 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Buy Local celebrated the opening of its new office space with a ribbon cutting Wednesday morning at 306 Congress St. The event featured remarks by Mayor Michael Brennan; Portland Buy Local founding member, Mary Allen Lindemann owner of Coffee by Design; and Charlie Fox, owner of …

Maine State Ballet presents ‘Cinderella’ at Maine State Ballet Theater

By Debra Tenenbaum on Feb. 25, 2014, at 2:52 p.m.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Thursday, March 13, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, March 28, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, March 29, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, March 30, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April 4, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April …

Maine State Ballet hosts Cinderella Ball and Silent Auction on March 22

By Debra Tenenbaum on Feb. 12, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
Saturday, March 22, 2014 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Westin Portland Harborview Ballroom, 157 High Street, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-781-7672 ; mainestateballet.org Be the belle of the ball at this magical fundraiser for Maine State Ballet. Meet the company dancers, catch a sneak peak of their upcoming …
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Maine State Ballet Presents “Tap, Tap, Jazz” in Falmouth January 24-25

By Debra Tenenbaum on Jan. 14, 2014, at 1:47 p.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine – Maine State Ballet’s top dancers will be kicking off 2014 with its first performance of the season, “Tap, Tap, Jazz” at Maine State Ballet Theater in Falmouth on January 24-25. Over 40 dancers will chase away the winter blues with their electrifying and innovative tap and jazz …
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Two physicians from Coastal Women’s Healthcare named top docs by Maine peers

By Debra Tenenbaum on Jan. 07, 2014, at 2:38 p.m.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Dr. Cecilia Caldwell and Dr. Barbara Slager, both of Coastal Women’s Healthcare in Scarborough, were chosen for inclusion in Down East Magazine’s “Maine TopDocs Physician Survey 2014” as two of the top physicians in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Caldwell and Slager were chosen through a …
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Maine State Ballet presents ‘Tap, Tap, Jazz’ on Jan. 24 and 25

By Debra Tenenbaum on Dec. 20, 2013, at 3:17 p.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine — Start the year off with some energetic dance from the top dancers at Maine State Ballet as they present “Tap, Tap, Jazz.” When: Friday, January 24 – 7:00pm Saturday, January 25 – 1:00pm & 4:00pm Where: Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, Maine. Tickets: …
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Maine State Ballet Presents “Tap, Tap, Jazz” at Maine State Ballet Theater in Falmouth January 24 and 25

By Debra Tenenbaum on Dec. 20, 2013, at 3:14 p.m.
Start the year off with some energetic dance from the top dancers at Maine State Ballet as they present “Tap, Tap, Jazz.” When: Friday, January 24 – 7:00pm Saturday, January 25 – 1:00pm & 4:00pm Where: Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, Maine. Tickets: $15-20 with $2 …
Photo by C.C. Church / Maine State Ballet

‘The Nutcracker’ Kicks off the Holiday Season November 30-December 8

By Debra Tenenbaum on Nov. 14, 2013, at 5:34 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine State Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” will fill Portland’s Merrill Auditorium with the beauty and joy of the season Saturday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 8. This favorite family holiday tradition will feature live music from the Maine State Ballet Orchestra, decadent costumes and stage scenery by …
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‘The Nutcracker’ Kicks off the Holiday Season November 30-December 8

By Debra Tenenbaum on Nov. 14, 2013, at 12:23 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine State Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” will fill Portland’s Merrill Auditorium with the beauty and joy of the season Saturday, November 30 through Sunday, December 8. This favorite family holiday tradition will feature live music from the Maine State Ballet Orchestra, decadent costumes and stage scenery by …
 
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