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Costume sketch for this new ballet.

Maine State Ballet Premieres Spectacular Le Corsaire in Maine March 28-April 12

By Debra Tenenbaum on Feb. 24, 2015, at 3:12 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, March 29, 2015 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 4, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, April 10, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 11, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, April …
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Portland Buy Local hosts book club Feb. 24

By Debra Tenenbaum on Jan. 29, 2015, at 2:42 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Local Sprouts Cooperative, 649 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: portlandbuylocal.org Portland Buy Local is hosting its second Buy Local Book Club on Tuesday, February 24 to discuss the first nine chapters of The Town that Food Saved by …
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Portland Buy Local Hosts Mixer at Fish and Bone February 11

By Debra Tenenbaum on Jan. 22, 2015, at 8:13 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Fish & Bone, 195 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine For more information: portlandbuylocal.org Portland Buy Local’s Mixer series kicks off again in the new year with a gathering at Fish & Bone (formerly Fetch)at 195 Commercial Street on Wednesday, February 11th. …
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Niraj Yoga Embraces the Blending of Spiritual and Physical Practices in New Studio in Portland

By Debra Tenenbaum on Jan. 08, 2015, at 1:34 p.m.
Just in time for the New Year, Kathleen Savoy and Melissa Fox have opened Niraj Yoga focusing on the blending of spiritual and physical practices of Vinyasa yoga at 648 Congress Street in Portland. This new studio offers yoga students the opportunity for a full spectrum experience, strengthening the body …
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Maine State Ballet Presents “Tap, Tap, Jazz” in Falmouth January 23-24

By Debra Tenenbaum on Jan. 05, 2015, at 9:55 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, Maine For more information: 207-781-3587; mainestateballet.org Maine State Ballet has the perfect antidote to the winter doldrums with its performances of “Tap, Tap, …
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Portland Buy Local Holds 7th Annual Indie Biz Awards October 22 at Space Gallery

By Debra Tenenbaum on Oct. 14, 2014, at 2:52 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Space Gallery, 538 Congress Street, Portland, ME For more information: portlandbuylocal.org Portland Buy Local will hold its annual awards ceremony honoring Portland’s top businesses on Wednesday, October 22 at SPACE Gallery at 538 Congress Street in Portland from 6:00-9:00 p.m. …
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Bluestocking Film Series Issues Film Challenge to Celebrate 5th Anniversary

By Debra Tenenbaum on Oct. 01, 2014, at 10:24 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (September 30, 2014) – The Portland, Maine-based Bluestocking Film Series is kicking off its fifth year of dedication to women in film on October 1 with a call for entries and a new film challenge. Filmmakers are invited to submit short films that feature complex female protagonists and …
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Maine State Ballet Presents Firebird and Bach Concerti October 10-18

By Debra Tenenbaum on Sept. 18, 2014, at 3:25 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, Maine For more information: 207-781-3587; mainestateballet.org FALMOUTH, …
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Portland Buy Local hires new ambassador

By Debra Tenenbaum on Sept. 08, 2014, at 4:13 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine – The board of Portland Buy Local has recently hired Brett Wagenheim as the organization’s new ambassador. Independent business is in Wagenheim’s blood as her family has owned and operated a local outdoor supply store in Vermont for over forty years. She first came to Maine from Vermont …
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Four Attorneys from McTeague Higbee Named to Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys in America

By Debra Tenenbaum on Sept. 02, 2014, at 12:19 p.m.
TOPSHAM, Maine – Four attorneys from the workers’ rights law firm, McTeague Higbee, were recently named to the Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorneys in America by the Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group. Karen Bilodeau is an attorney and partner at McTeague Higbee. She practices workers’ compensation law and personal …
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Maine State Ballet offers fall dance workshops for students of all ages

By Debra Tenenbaum on Aug. 22, 2014, at 1:01 p.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine – It’s back to school time for Maine’s dancers of all ages as Maine State Ballet announces its fall dance classes. Fall classes start the week of Monday, September 8. Classes range from a “Music and Movement” class for 3-year olds to Intermediate Ballet or Tap classes for …
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Maine State Ballet to hold auditions for Nutcracker Sept. 5 and 6

By Debra Tenenbaum on Aug. 11, 2014, at 4:28 p.m.
FALMOUTH, Maine – The Maine State Ballet is holding auditions for its holiday classic, “The Nutcracker” Sept. 5 and 6, at its location at 348 U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth. Dancers from all schools are invited to audition. They must also be at least seven years old by October 15, 2014. …
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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 …
 
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