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Freeport’s excellent (and free!) outdoor Shakespeare

Trickery and dissembling around love have one role or other in just about everything Shakespeare wrote, though he lays it on particularly thick in Twelfth Night .
Fade to gray
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  August 12, 2011

Maine's quirky summer stage season

Summertime and a lush arboreal landscape is an unexpected setting for Samuel Beckett's flinty Waiting for Godot , and this reviewer is already stirred.
History + mystery
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 17, 2011

Ingrid Michaelson at L.L. Bean

The charming pop singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson gives the penultimate concert at L.L. Bean's Summer in the Park series. Her free performance, on Main St. in...
By webteam  |  August 18, 2010

Street musicians at First Friday Art Walk, Portland, August 6

With the Tower/Building of Song on hiatus while its creators move apartments (again), the street-music scene on First Friday was quieter than in recent months. But that left more aural room for buskers along Congress Street.
Music seen
By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 13, 2010

Freeport Shakespeare Festival at L.L. Bean

Those of you looking to fill your evenings with free outdoor Shakespeare performances have another option: the August 3-6 Freeport ShakespEare Festival at L.L. Bean...
By webteam  |  July 28, 2010

Rogue Wave at L.L. Bean

A hard-luck band with an expert and consistent discography, former Sub Poppers Rogue Wave are one of the bigger acts at this year's Summer in...
By webteam  |  July 21, 2010

The Wallflowers and Wild Light

  Here again we find ourselves recommending an L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series show, a) because we've secretly always kind of liked the Wallflowers, and...
By webteam  |  August 12, 2009

Dar Williams

For a free show with a nationally adored act, Dar Williams is this week's guest at the L.L. Bean Summer Concert Series. The 7:30 pm...
By webteam  |  August 05, 2009

John Popper and Blues Traveler at L.L. Bean

L.L. Bean's Summer Concert Series with one of its biggest nights of the year, when John Popper and Blues Traveler hit the Freeport flagship store...
By webteam  |  July 29, 2009

Punch Brothers at L.L. Bean

  Elsewhere, Nickel Creek's Chris Thile brings his latest project, Punch Brothers, to L.L. Bean's Flagship location as part of the store's free summer concert...
By webteam  |  July 22, 2009