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French connection

Milled Pavement re-released an EP by the industrious rapper BRZOWSKI this week — Songs for Marty , a collaboration between Brzo and the French rapper Monsieur Sai, was originally issued in limited quantities in France only by the label Good Citizen Fa
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 08, 2012
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A new crop of restaurants open in time for summer

Just when you thought the Portland food scene couldn't get any better, a handful of new restaurants and bars are gearing up for the summer.
Reap the delicious bounty
By AMY ANDERSON  |  June 08, 2012
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Alternatives, and standbys, for summer

The big theater buzz this summer is of course is the Fringe, which actually comprises two overlapping programs from June 26 to July 1.
Life on the Fringe
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 08, 2012
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Catch the summer art buzz

Some parts of Portland may get quiet in the summer, but there's plenty action in the art biz. And lots of cruise-ship visitors this year to quicken the streets a bit.
Onward and upward
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  June 08, 2012
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100 things to do in Maine this summer

After an exhaustive search of our brains, experiences, and the insights of our friends and relations, we at the Portland Phoenix unveil a checklist of Maine summer pleasures.

By DEIRDRE FULTON, MELISSA NELSON, AND JEFF INGLIS  |  June 08, 2012