Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theater Company, featuring Garbo and his pop-action inflatables of all shapes and sizes – and including mime, juggling and acrobatics – performs at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center on Saturday.
Courtesy of Portland Ovations
The Roberto Morbioli Blues Band, fronted by the Italian guitar master, is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.
Ann Hood, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, author of “The Knitting Circle” and “The Obituary Writer,” Portland. 318-0008. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
John Fricke, author of “The Wonderful World of Oz: An Illustrated History of an American Classic,” Camden Public Library. library camden.org. 7 p.m. Thursday4.
Pope Brock, author of “Indiana Gothic” and “Charlatin: America’s Greatest Huckster,” Falmouth Memorial Library. falmouthmemorial library.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
John Ford, author of “This Cider Still Tastes Funny,” Scarborough Public Library. scarboroughlibrary.org. 2 p.m. Nov. 17.
• Classical Music
University Singers, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa.. 2 p.m. Sunday.
Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, works by Schubert, Barber, Adler and Brahms, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.
The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, holiday “Sing-Along” with Robert Russell and the Choral Arts Society, with Jesse Feinberg, jazz piano, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested. portlandconservatory.net. 12:15 p.m. Tuesday; 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Chamber Music, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa.. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
USM Youth Ensembles Fall Instrumental Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $5 to $8. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Il Divo, classical crossover quartet, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, $43.75 to $93.75. waterfrontconcerts .com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Pianist Derek Herzer, works by Brahms, Medtner, Enescu and others, Franco Center, Lewiston, $14 to $16, students free. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Oratorio Chorale, Schubert and Mozart, Brunswick Seventh-day Adventist Church, Brunswick, $20 advance, $25 door. oratoriochorale .org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
USM School of Music presents Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony” and Mozart’s “Requiem,” high school choral invitational, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $10 to $15 suggested. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Oratorio Chorale, Schubert and Mozart, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. oratoriochorale .org. 3 p.m. Nov. 17.
The Brinkler Trio, works by Zitterbart, Zamecnik, Coerne and Rischer, violinist Bozena O’brien, cellist Gary Hodges and pianist Kenneth Piotrowski, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10. 772-5434. 3 p.m. Nov. 17.
Emerging Dance concert, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, free. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Port City Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin’ DJs, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. portcityswing .com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.
Folk Dance Brunswick, music and dance from around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Carol and Friends Annual Country Craft Fair, 117 Spiller Road, Gorham. 839-3479. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Athletic Boosters 20th Annual Holiday Craft Fair, Windham High School. 807-6910. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Old-Fashioned Christmas Fair, wood items, wreaths, linens, home decor, toys and ornaments, sweet treats, Windham Historical Society. 892-5608. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
20th Annual Christmas Arts & Craft Show, art and crafts by New England artisans, Augusta Armory. newenglandcraftfairs.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Fall Fair, crafts, gifts and more, Clark Memorial United Methodist Church, Portland. 773-5423. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Saco Valley Fiber Artists annual craft show and sale with demonstrations, hand-woven items, soaps, hand knits, knitting supplies and more, North Scarborough Grange Hall. sacovalleyfiberartists.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Christmas Prelude Craft Fair, local artisans and craftspeople, bake sale, St. Bartholomew Church, Cape Elizabeth. 799-5528. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
20th Annual Portland Christmas Arts & Craft Show, art and crafts by New England artisans, Stevens Avenue Armory, Portland. newenglandcraft fairs.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Nov. 17.
Annual Pine Cone Fair, Christmas decorations and crafts, tree ornaments, quilts, jams and much more, Christ Church, Kennebunk. christchurchkennebunk.org. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
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