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Pondering the Southworth Planetarium’s laser shows

Every year as spring approaches, the Southworth Planetarium hosts its weekly Laser Fest, a 3-D bonanza of about a dozen programs that light up the dome theater with retro-futurist animation.
Galaxy defenders
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  February 24, 2012
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Rain check

We have just the thing to cure your summer-vacation blues: Maine, from the inside.
When bad weather strikes, just go indoors!
By ANDREW STEINBEISER  |  June 18, 2010

Dr. Strangelove at USM’s Southworth Planetarium


USM’s Southworth Planetarium (on the Portland campus) screens Stanley Kubrick’s ultimate satire, Dr. Strangelove, at noon. Entry’s by donation at 96 Falmouth St.; call 207.780.4141...
By webteam  |  January 13, 2010
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Us and Them

Written here in Maine (her fist album written here, actually), but recorded back in her old stomping grounds in the Northwest, Carolyn Currie's fourth full-length is a warm and smart disc, with fine arrangements of tunes that manage to explore a wide ra
Carolyn Currie speaks loudly on Waves of Silence
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 03, 2008