February 2

Audience calendar

Art, music, theater and more

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Robert Yacko is the Crooner and Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper is Ira Gershwin in “Words By: Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook,” continuing through Feb. 16 at Portland Stage Company.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits. Dance lessons included, $5, 21-plus. The Pearl, 275 Main St., Public Landing, Rockland. thepearlrockland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday

“Boy Meets Girl,” Portland Ballet dances the Great American Songbook with music by artists including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, $25-$40. Portland Ballet Studio, 517 Forest Ave., Portland. portlandballet .org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Contradance with Celador, $10, $7 seniors and student.s Topsham Grange, 47 Pleasant St. Family dance at 6 p.m., finger food potluck at 7 p.m., beginner lesson at 7:30 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.


Documentary “Fresh” with tasting and talk by David Levi, chef/owner of Vinland, $15 Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. merriconeag.org. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

“12 O’Clock Boys,” documentary about a young boy and his dangerous dream. $8. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Some Like It Hot,” 1959 comedy starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe, free. Ogunquit Performing Arts, Dunaway Center, School St. ogunquit performingarts.org. 2 p.m. Feb. 9.

Banff Mountain Film Festival, prestigious mountain film festival with inspiring and though-provoking films. $17 in advance; $20 day of show; students $14 in advance, $17 day of show. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Feb. 9.


Ice Bar, two carved ice bars, specialty cocktails, local beer, plus live music and entertainment., $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Inn at Brunswick Station, 4 Noble St., Brunswick. innatbrunswickstation.com. 5 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.


Portland Symphony Orchestra presents “Peter and the Wolf,” PSO Discovery Concert with special guests from the Portland School of Ballet, $10. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.


Aerial Yoga Class, aerial yoga classes use low-hanging, soft fabric hammocks to support traditional yoga poses allowing you to dive deeper into poses, all levels, $25. Zone 3 Fitness, 71 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough. zone3fitness.biz. 2 p.m. Saturday.


Shira Klein, Jewish musician and educator, $10, $25 per family. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St, South Portland. 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Shape Note Singing, harmonies and fellowship. This is a participatory event and everyone is welcome. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. maineshapenotesinging.com. 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Castlebay, celebration of the Celtic holiday of Imbolc, Celtic harp, guitar, fiddle, whistle and vocals interweave with Celtic lore and poetry. $10. River Arts Gallery, 241 US Route 1, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Pitch Black Ribbons, pre-Super Bowl matinee. Free. The Narrows Tavern, 15 Friendship St, Waldoboro. facebook.com/events/528868873886662. 3-6 p.m. Sunday.

Lynn Deeves, singer-songwriter. Gather Restaurant, 189 Main St., Yarmouth. gathermaine.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Songswap,” informal song-circle format. Bring a song or two, a friend or two and an instrument or two. Free. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. camden.lib.me.us. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday

Jason Anick, violinist/mandolinist, $15 in advance; $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday

The Gather Rounders and Lauren Rioux, acoustic roots and bluegrass, $15, $12 students. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St., 2nd floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com. 7-9 p.m. Friday.

Third Annual “Great Cabin Fever Escape Show,” featuring The Wiyos, along with the Dolphin Strikers and DJ Terry Frank, $25 in advance; $30 day of show. Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., Rockport. baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter, $15 advance, $20 day of show. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Arctic Monkeys, English indie rock, $35 advance, $40 day of show. State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Samuel James, roots and blues, $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 children, $20 vintage wine bar VIP tickets. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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