August 28, 2011

Audience Calendar

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Blues singer/pianist Marcia Ball performs on Wednesday at The Landing at Pine Point in Scarborough.

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Guitarist Richard Thompson performs on Wednesday, with guest Robin Lane, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center.

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Editor's Note: To submit items for Calendar, send mail to Community News at Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, One City Center, Portland, ME 04101, or send email to go@pressherald.com or a fax to 791-6920. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

Wood Island Lighthouse tours, Biddeford, $10, reservations required. 286-3229. 10 and 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Maine-ly Harmony Women's Chorus a Cappella Singing Classes, girls and women of all ages welcome to learn the barbershop style of four-part harmony, Kennebec Valley YMCA, Augusta, free. 582-5523. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Tate House Museum Architecture Tours, 90-minute tours, Portland, $6-$8, kids $3. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Parker Laite slide-talk on the history of harvesting seaweed for marine colloids, Rockland Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

155th birthday celebration for Louise Helen Coburn, founder of History House, Skowhegan History House, free. 474-6632. 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday.

Mollie Tucker's Kitchen -- An Insider's View, reservations required, Castle Tucker, Wiscasset, $15, $10 for members. 882-7169. 10 a.m. Thursday.

LIT: "Brecht," a literary happening curated by Portland poet and theater reviewer Megan Grumbling, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5-$10 suggested. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Library of Congress traveling "Gateway to Knowledge" exhibit, high-quality facsimiles of many of the library's top treasures, Monument Square, Portland, free. 871-1700. Noon to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Full Dome Double Feature: "Two Small Pieces of Glass" and "IBEX," shows about the history and science of telescopes and solar system's outer edge, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5-$6. 780-4249. 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Camden Windjammer Festival, maritime heritage fair, contradance, dinner acution, talent show and fireworks, Camden Harbor. camdenwindjammerfestival.com. Noon Friday; 7 a.m. Saturday.

Rockhounder's Gem and Mineral Show, annual gem and mineral show with demonstrations and displays, jewelry, gems and fossils, National Guard Armory, Augusta. 873-6270. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

New Gloucester History Barn open house, historic photos of Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village farm, New Gloucester Historical Society's History Barn, free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Old Fort Western Historical Interpreters, tours and demonstrations, Old Fort Western, Augusta, $4-$6. 626-2385. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Theater

"The 39 Steps," Hitchcock who-done-it comedy, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $21-$29.50, 20 and under $12. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"And Then There Were None," Agatha Christie mystery; presented by Gaslight Theater, Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

"I Left my Heart," a musical tribute to Tony Bennett, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $28-$39. 985-5552; arundelbarnplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. today through Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily," smart and funny new mystery, Acadia Repertory Theatre, Somesville, $18-$23, under 16 $10. 244-7260. 8:15 p.m. today through Saturday. Through Sept. 4.

"Murder a la Moliere," dinner theater, murder mystery with music from the 1970s, Carousel Music Theater, Boothbay Harbor, $36 includes meal and show. 633-5297. 6:30 p.m. today.

"Breakfast with Mary," a haunting comedy, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $20, students $10. 583-6747. 2 p.m. today.

"Switch Triptych," presented by Big Picture Group, set in New York City in 1919 at Bell Atlantic's switchboard exchange, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), Portland, $15. 751-8815. 2 p.m. today.

"Legally Blonde the Musical," with Becky Gulsvig, Michael Rupoer and Sally Struthers, Ogunquit Playhouse, $49-$76.50. 646-5511; ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 and 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 17.

"The Fantasticks," musical comedy, Poland Spring Inn, Poland Spring, $10. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme: "What Happened at Work," Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $5. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 Friday.

"Pinkaliscious," for children, Ogunquit Playhouse, $15-$19. 646-5511; ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. Saturday. 

Workshops

Two-day workshop in traditional portraiture, oil painting with Maine portrait artist Mary Cupp, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset, $150. 882-7511. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Lofting Made Easy, the process of lofting small craft will be explained thoroughly in plain understandable words, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $125, $100 for members. MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

"Choices for Sustainable Living," explores the meaning of sustainable living and the connections between lifestyle choices and their impact, First Universalist Church of Auburn, Auburn, $5. 783-0461. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

 

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