November 24, 2013

Audience Calendar

Events in the arts, music, theater, books, dance and more

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11th annual Beatles Night, featuring local acts performing songs of the iconic band, will be held at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.

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The Holy Mackerels, Tugs Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Pardon Me, Doug, Phish tribute band, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $7 advance, $10 door. 9 p.m. Friday.

Tom Chapin, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. Grammy Award-winning folk singer, 8 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. Jazz from the Great American Songbook, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The Coloradas, The Hive, Kennebunk. With Joseph Aaskov, 8 p.m. Friday.

David Mallett, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $25. 7 p.m. Friday.

Lunasa, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $22 advance, $25 door. Irish/Celtic instrumental music, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Rhythm Future Quartet, benefit for Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise, $20-$30. 967-5852. Gypsy jazz, standards and original compositions, 7 p.m. Friday.

Music and Muffins, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center, free. 829-2215. Peter Miles, 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Joe Walsh, Darol Anger, Grant Gordy and Karl Doty, mandolin, guitar, fiddle and bass, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

11th annual Beatles Night, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. Local acts perform Beatles songs, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Solomon Montrond, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Mark Tipton Quartet, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. World folk melodies and original compositions, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Don Campbell: Country Christmas, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $18. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Rhythm Future Quartet, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $16, $14 seniors and students. Four young jazz virtuosos, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Drummer Barry Altschul and 3Dom Factor, jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $20, $15 seniors, $10 students. 8 p.m. Saturday.

An Acoustic Evening with Peter Wolf, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $55. stonemountain Featuring Duke Levine and Kevin Barry on guitars and Marty Ballou on bass, 8 p.m. Saturday.

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper and Band, Space, Portland, $12, all ages. With Jacob Augustine, Wesley Hartley and The Traveling Trees, 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Shape Note Singing, everyone is welcome to participate, The New Church, Portland, free. Four-part singing tradition also known as Sacred Harp, 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 1.

Kids & Teens Open Mic, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5. Hosted by Liam Swift and Sadie Grant. Open to ages 10 to 18, 3 p.m. Dec. 1.

Castlebay, St. Michael’s Episcopal Parish, Auburn, $10, children free. 529-5438. Yuletide harp concert with Celtic harp and vocals, 3 p.m. Dec. 1.

• Special Events

“Metamorphoses” adapted from the classic Ovid poem, will be performed in a pool on stage, Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono, $10. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Le Corsaire,” ballet broadcast in HD, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15, $10 students. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, Monument Square, Portland. With music by Rick Charette, 5:30 p.m. Friday.

“The Holly and The Ivy Festival of Trees” tree-lighting and ribbon-cutting ceremony, Saco Museum, free. Music and hot chocolate, 6 p.m. Friday.

“Joy to the World” Christmas at Victoria Mansion, Portland, victoria $15, $13.50 seniors, $7 college students, $5 for children ages 6 to 17, free for under 6. 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 1.

Family Friendly Hypnosis Show, the Freeport Theater of Awesome, $17 advance, $20 door, $12 seniors and age 12 and under. awesometheater .com. Funny and mysterious show with award-winning hypnotist Roderick Russell. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Brunswick Mall, brunswick 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Holiday Open House, Portland Public Library. Various activities planned for kids and families, 2 to 6 p.m. Friday.

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