Thursday, October 6, 2022
Protect Portland's Future

Former mayors line up against key proposals from Portland Charter Commission

With less than two months left before the November election, sides are being drawn over the Charter Commission proposals facing voters. On one side, a...
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Music: Fall promises a slew of old faces in new places

Fall plays host to one of the American educational system’s most endearing annual practices: Homecoming. The idea of graduating from school and launching off...
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Kotzschmar, ChoralArt to collaborate for ‘Carmina Burana’ in Portland

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ and ChoralArt will bring Carl Orff's iconic "Carmina Burana" to Portland's Merrill Auditorium on Oct. 2. The collaborative performance will feature...
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Some Portland restaurant owners, employees oppose higher minimum wage

A group of Portland restaurant owners and workers are opposing Question D on the Nov. 8 municipal ballot, which would raise the minimum wage...
"Le Faux Miroir," by René Magritte

Portland Museum of Art’s autumn of patronage

After devoting the spring and summer to contemporary art in the form of the North Atlantic Triennial and the superb Katherine Bradford exhibition, the...
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Crying wolf: Animal sighting in Gorham probably a case of mistaken identity

Last month, on Cherry Hill trail in Gorham, a hiker flagged down a Phoenix reporter, who was also walking the trail, and reported seeing...
Ray Yamamoto in Lauren Yee's "The Great Leap" at Portland Stage

On Stage: A season of social issues, classics, and puppets

Portland-area theater starts its new season with some momentous social issues, several classics and adaptations of classics, and an array of intriguing puppet offerings....
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Portland Ovations plans diverse fall season, starting with free dance party

'Garba360," a lively, immersive, and free community dance party featuring a high-energy live band and guided dance instruction, kicks off Portland Ovation's 92nd season,...
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Some Portland parents, School Board members wary of high school enrollment proposal

Proposed changes to Portland’s high school enrollment policy are progressing quickly – too quickly for some parents and School Board members. The public school district’s...
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Consultant to gather opinions in search for Portland’s next city manager

The firm hired by Portland to lead the search for a new city manager will be identifying and interviewing stakeholder groups in the next...