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The year ahead in visual arts

While the PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART is about to wrap its wildly successful Winslow Homer exhibit, something tells me we'll be feeling the various expressions of "Weatherbeaten" for awhile.
See and be seen
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 28, 2012

Portland should play catch-up in the coming year

Each century remains mired in the past one for about a dozen years.
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 28, 2012

A flurry of releases in the new year

Like predicting the impact of climate change, looking forward to the season's album releases reveals an increasing number of significant events, but you can't quite pin down exactly when they'll all happen.
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 28, 2012

Your cues for great shows in 2013

Both big performance festivals of 2012 promise to be even bigger in 2013: PORTFRINGE runs June 24-30 at four performing spaces, with another open call and even more performance slots available.
Places, everyone!
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 28, 2012

What to look forward to in Maine arts, culture, and politics

We're thrilled the world didn't end in 2012 — aren't you?
In with a bang
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 28, 2012