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Music and Nightlife: Get a little Stoopid at the State

THREE OF SLIGHTLY Stoopid’s 10 albums have been recorded live. So you should know what to expect if you go see them: a high-energy blend of folk, rock, reggae, hip-hop, funk, metal and punk.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: State Theatre. 609 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $22.50 in advance: $25 day of show

INFO: Statetheatreportland.com

Art and Theater: Portland Ballet presents ‘Bolero’

PORTLAND BALLET COMPANY closes its season with the premiere of “Bolero” by choreographer Joseph Jefferies. With a cast of nine and music by Ravel, this piece explores the primal aspects of femininity. Portland Ballet will also perform “The Kingdom of the Shades” from the ballet “La Bayadere.”

WHEN: 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook

HOW MUCH: $15 to $35; 800-838-3006

INFO: portlandballet.org

Dining and Drink: Raise a glass for Easter Seals at April 3 ‘Toast’

HERE’S AN OPPORTUNITY to sample wine and food from some of the area’s top restaurants, while at the same time contributing to a worthy cause. All proceeds from “Toast on the Coast” will benefit Easter Seals Maine’s programs and services.

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. April 3.

WHERE: Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland.

HOW MUCH: $60

INFO: toastonthecoast14.eventbrite.com

Et Cetera: Get your hahas out at Rising Tide Brewing

BREW HAHA 3 is on tap (get it) this week. The Portland Comedy Co-op and Rising Tide Brewing Company will once again present local comics and local beer.

WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Rising Tide Brewing Company, 103 Fox St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $8; Includes a 10- ounce beer; 21-plus

INFO: Risingtidebrewing.com

CHEAP THRILLS

Music and Nightlife: Clara Berry buzzes in to The Hive

CLARA BERRY is a singer based in Portsmouth, N.H. who describes her genre as “art pop.” Not sure what that is? Come see Saturday when Clara Berry with Tall House performs in Kennebunk.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: The Hive, 84 Main St., Kennebunk

HOW MUCH: $5

INFO: Thehivekennebunk.com

Art and Theater: Maine State Ballet dances ‘Cinderella’

MAINE STATE BALLET presents “Cinderella,” as 50 dancers recreate the life of a mistreated girl who steps into a world of beauty, wonder and love when she meets her prince.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Friday, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday through April 13

WHERE: Maine State Ballet, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth

HOW MUCH: $19 to $25; 781-3587

INFO: mainestateballet.org

Dining and Drink: Granite State brews to be poured Thursday at Bear

BEERS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE will be the focus this week, including Moat Mountain, Smutty Nose, Redhook, Tuckerman Brewing, White Birch Brewing and Woodstock Inn Station and Brewery.

WHEN: 5 to 9 p.m. tonight

WHERE: Great Lost Bear, 540 Forest Ave., Portland

HOW MUCH: $2.99/pint

INFO: 772-0300

Et Cetera: Ice biking in Biddeford

BIKES ON ICE! Come out and watch ice bike racing, or participate. It’s part of the “Bikes on Ice” event at Biddeford Ice Arena, which also includes public skating.

WHEN: 2:10 – 4:20 p.m. Sunday

WHERE: Biddeford Ice Arena, 14 Pomerleau St., Biddeford

HOW MUCH: $5 suggested donation

INFO: Biddefordarena.com