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

Chipped Enamel, The Pepper Club, Portland. 772-0531. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Cheryl Wheeler, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. Singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Friday.

Jim O’Neil and Dana Pearson, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. Originals and light rock covers with guitar and percussion, 7 p.m. Friday.

Mandy Patinkin: “Dress Casual,” presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $51-$76. porttix.com. With pianist Paul Ford, 8 p.m. Friday.

The Hive Bluegrass Series with Silent Sam and The Evans, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Peter Alexander Band, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $10, $7 students. chocolatechurch.com. Original rock and roll. Red Beans & Rice open the show, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Vocalist Bryce Libby, cabaret style music with pianist John Twitchell, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene, free. sawyer-foundation.com. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Umphrey’s McGee, State Theatre, Portland, $22.50 advance, $25 door. statetheatreportland.com. Progressive rock, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ian MacKenzie and Cilantro, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $12 adv-$15 dos. jonathansrestaurant.com. Folk rock, 9 p.m. Saturday.

Leo Moran and Anthony Thistlethwaite, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $22 advance, $27 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. From the Irish band The Saw Doctors, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Rickie Lee Jones, Asylum, Portland, $25, $39 VIP, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Silver Duo: Philip and Noreen Silver, University of Maine Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. With guest artist Lydia Forbes, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Christian Cuff, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Patriotic Rock Concert with Madison Rising, portion of proceeds benefit the Wounded Heroes Program of Maine and the Disabled American Veterans, Lewiston Memorial Armory, Lewiston, $15 advance, $20 door. androscogginGOP.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Two Old Friends: Jim Prendergast and Emery Hutchins, South Portland Public Library, free. southportlandlibrary.com. Celtic and American country music, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Soggy Po’ Boys, First Parish Federated Church, South Berwick, $10 advance, $12 door. 450-8746. New Orleans music, 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Castlebay and Tom Kastle, benefit concert celebrates the builders and sailors of the Virginia, Maine’s first ship. Bath City Hall, $15, $10 children. mfship.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Del Rey, Stonington Opera House, Stonington, $20. operahousearts.org. Blues guitarist and ukulele player, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Mike Doughty, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. Singer-songwriter, 8 p.m. Oct. 20.

International Heritage Music Series, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Oct. 20.

Doug Kolmar, Elements: Books Coffee Beer, Biddeford. elementsbookscoffeebeer.com. Singer-songwriter performing pop, jazz and Americana, 1 p.m. Oct. 20.

• Special Events

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of the grounds and the types of stones, Portland, $7, $4 seniors and students, free for kids under 12. spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Friends of Evergreen Historic Walking Tours, Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, $7. friendsofevergreen.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 20. Through Oct. 27.

“Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure,” more than half of his stunning paintings in high-definition glory on the big screen, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15, $10 students. rocklandstrand.com. 3:30 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Stuart McLean and The Vinyl Cafe, popular Dave & Morley stories along with live and recorded music, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $52. porttix.com. Presented in association with MPBN, 7 p.m. Monday.

Poetry Evening, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

MET Opera Live in HD: Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $23, $5 students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, poetry and spoken word, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $3 to $5, 18-plus. 450-1815. Featuring poet John Sinclair, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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