October 13, 2013

Audience Calendar

Your Arts & Entertainment Guide

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The Portland Symphony Orchestra will present “Star Wars Symphonic Spectacular,” with Norman Huynh conducting an hour-long program geared to children, in Portland on Oct. 20.

Courtesy Portland Symphony Orchestra

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The Portland Stage Company presents August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” through Oct. 20.

Photo by Aaron Flacke

Bluestocking Film Series, Maine College of Art, Osher Hall, Portland, $5 advance, $7 door. bluestockingfilms.com. Six award-winning short films by talented women directors for Portland’s cinema lovers, 7 p.m. Saturday.

The 32nd Asbury Short Film Concert, Fryeburg Academy Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, $10, $8 seniors, $5 students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. Combines classic and world-renowned short films with new international festival honorees, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Farnsworth Museum and The Strand present “The Wizard of Oz,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $7.50. rocklandstrand.com. Screening of original 1939 film, 2 p.m. Oct. 20.

• Food and Drink

Cider Sunday, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Press cider and enjoy the sweet fruits of your labors, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Fall Foliage Wine Sail, join sommelier Erica Johnson about the Sail Sloop Frances for a tasting discussion of French reds, Maine State Pier, Portland, $65, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Kitchen Garden Series Dinner, multi-course autumn meal by chef Christopher Anderson of Wings Hill Inn and Restaurant, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $90, includes wine and gratuities. 633-4333. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

• For Children

Pumpkin Hayrides, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, $6, $20 per family. wolfesneckfarm.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Oct. 27.

“Hansel and Gretel,” Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8-$9. kitetails.org. New twists and turns on classic Brothers Grimm tale, 4 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 20.

“Play Me A Story” interactive theater performance and workshop, “Enchanted Adventures,” for kids ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Halloween Spooktacular, family friendly program of dance to “Dance Macabre,” “Night on Bald Mountain” and more, children’s costume parade at intermission, Portland Ballet Studio, Portland, $18 advance, $23 door, $5 for 18 and under; students $12 in advance; $17 at the door. portlandballet.org. 3 p.m. Saturday.

• Music

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, performing “Thick as a Brick 1 & 2,” State Theatre, Portland, $45 to $75, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Suede, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $30 advance, $34 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. With pianist Fred Boyle and bassist Rich Hill, 8 p.m. Sunday.

Gordon Bok, singer-songwriter with harpist Carol Rohl, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $10, $5 students, free for age 12 and under, concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bluegrass Music Association of Southern Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments, all levels of playing, American Legion Post 197, Westbrook, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Beever McCain, electric guitar and vibraphone duo with vocals, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Josee Vachon, singer-songwriter performs traditional and contemporary Acadian folk music, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent, $10. 834-7800. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Day for Night, acoustic country duo, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. 1 p.m. Sunday.

A Great Big World, singer-songwriters Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $9.31 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

The Black Crowes, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $45 advance, $50 door, $80 for two day pass. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Parkington Sisters, four sisters, vocals and instruments, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Local Music Series, Zach Ovington, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The English Beat, 2 tone ska revival, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Shine it on Thursday with Heather Styka and Paddy Mills, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Thursday

October Music Series, Kathi Nordone, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

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