Friday, March 7, 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.
Christmas Fair, fine crafts, fudge, baked goods, wreaths and more, North Windham Union Church. nwucucc.org. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Spiritual Arts and Services Sale, books, prints, cards, jewelry and more with live music and brunch, benefits Chaplaincy Institute of Maine, One Longfellow Square, Portland. chimeofmaine.org. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Designing Women 9th Annual Fine Art & Crafts Show, jewelry, paintings, handmade apparel, pottery and much more, benefits Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. designingwomen .org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
44th Home for the Holidays Christmas Fair, baked goods and candy, homemade crafts and raffles, St. Anne’s Church, Gorham. 839-4857. 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Temple Beth El Chanukah Gift Sale, candles, Jewish games, children’s books, jewelry, seder plates, dreidels and much more, Temple Beth El, Portland. 774-2649. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17.
“42,” Jackie Robinson story, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.
Global Lens Film Series, “Sudoeste” Brazil (2011), Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston. bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
“Hark! Cinema Angels” Holiday Film Series, “Angel with Dirty Faces” (1938), Patten Free Library, Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Classic Film Series, “Over the Rhine” (1943), Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
“The Last Clinic,” documentary about abortion clinic controversy in Mississippi, followed by a Skype Q&A with director Maisie Crow and writer Alissa Quart, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland, free. 761-0660. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
“Chasing Ice,” follows environmental photographer James Balog, who in 2005 headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, $5 suggested. waterfallarts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Warren Miller’s “Ticket to Ride,” newest installment of the film series takes ski fans to some of the world’s most exotic destinations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $27. porttix .com. 8 p.m. Friday.
• Food and Drink
Kitchen Garden Series Dinner, multi-course meal by chef Ray Franklyn of Solo Bistro in Bath, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $90 includes wine and gratuitites. 633-4333. 6 p.m. Nov. 17.
Lucero, country punk rock, Titus Andronicus opens, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.
The Duhks and Hoots and Hellmouth, folk, roots and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 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.
Blue Lobster Troupe, 20-member chorus performs musicals and traditional choral music to Nirvana and sea shanties., St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $10. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.
Monday Night Blues Series, Willie J. Laws Band, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.
Ani DiFranco, singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $72. stonemountain artscenter.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Wednesday Blues Jam, presented by the Maine Blues Society, Narals Restaurant, Auburn. 344-3201. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Open Mic with Sue Sherriff, with Flash Allen on keyboard, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. local sprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Portland Jazz Orchestra, Chris Obholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 advance, $9 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Plants and Animals, indie rock, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 9:30 p.m. Thursday
David Nail, country, Asylum, Portland, $20, 18-plus. portlandasylum .com. 9 p.m. Thursday.
Acoustic Open Mic, The Hive, Kennebunk, $3. thehivekennebunk .com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
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