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Harpist Liza Rey Butler’s new collection of lullabies

Smooth Jazzz

Harpist Liza Rey Butler’s new collection of lullabies — yes, lullabies — is good for more than just baby bedtime.

Portland Pâtisserie - Portland Restaurants - Down East

Portland Pâtisserie

The pastries, quiches, soups, and sandwiches at Portland Pâtisserie and Grand Café, in the Old Port, are well on their way to standing on their own, with authentic French underpinnings and just enough New World innovation to keep things interesting.

John Gould, E.B. White, Farmer Boys, Maine Books, Down East Magazine

Farmer Boys

It’s been seven decades since John Gould and E.B. White published their respective odes to rural living. But the two prolific Maine writers have inherited quite different legacies.

Maine Art, Curationland

Curationland

With a brand-new format and a muck-boot–sporting curator, the ninth iteration of the Portland Museum of Art Biennial comes into its own.