Saturday, December 7, 2013
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Blues singer/pianist Marcia Ball performs on Wednesday at The Landing at Pine Point in Scarborough.
Mary Keating-Bruton photo
Guitarist Richard Thompson performs on Wednesday, with guest Robin Lane, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center.
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First Friday Art Walk, self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, and alternative art venues on the first Friday of every month, various locations, Portland, free. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Photographs by Mariah K. Brinton, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. stlawrencearts.org. Open house artist reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
"Karen Woods: Water Views in Pastel," Hope.Gate.Way, Portland. 899-2435. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
First Friday Exhibit: Portraits Group Show by Mayo Street Arts artists in residence, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
"Traveling Across America," paintings and pastels by Barabara Traficonte, Lajos Matolcsy Arts Gallery, Norway. 739-6161. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
"6/6/6, An Exhibition that Created Itself Through Connectivity," works by six artists, Gallery 37-A, Portland. thirtysevana.com. Opening reception, 6 to 10 p.m. Friday.
Marin Magat, author of "May Your Jar Always be Full" and "Let Me Tell You About Our First Year," Constellation Gallery, Portland. 252-9520. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; children's opening reception, 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday.
"Echo Garden," Christian Farnsworth photography exhibit, Slainte, Portland. slaintewinebar.com. Opening reception. 5 p.m. Friday.
"The Odd Couple," show runs in mid-October, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. 324-9273. All parts are open. Cold script readings will be done at auditions. 5 to 10 p.m. today.
"Meet Me in St. Louis," Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. 329-0565. Noon to 5 p.m. today.
Disney's "Mulan," show runs Oct. 21-30, Waldo Theater, Waldoboro. 832-6060. Ages 9-16, 3 to 5 p.m. today.
Musica de Filia Fall 2011 Semester, women and girls choral group, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. 807-2158. 6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. Saturday.
St. Cecilia Chamber Choir , St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Newcastle. 380-2768. All voice parts for the coming season. Call for time slot Thursday through Saturday.
"The Jungle Book, Youth Voices on Stage" and "Santa's Reindeer Revue," Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. 828-1234, Ext. 247. Ages 11 to 17. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Meets Maui: A Luau at the Gardens, party with food, music, silent and live auctions, raffles and more, benefit for the gardens, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $75, $60 for members, $25 for kids. 633-4333. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today.
Second annual "Paint the 'Bunk" art sale, 100 pieces of original art will be sold for $200 each, benefits Heartwood College of Art in Kennebunk, Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. 985-0985. 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Almost Labor Day Auction, benefits the museum, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, $50-$135. ogunquitmuseum.org. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Fundraising auction, gift certificates to businesses in Sanford and many other items and gifts, Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Books and Authors
Louise Penny, author of "A Trick of the Light," Kennebooks, Kennebunk. 967-6136. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Andrew Vietze, author of "Becoming Teddy Roosevelt," Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, free. MaineMaritimeMuseum.org. Noon Wednesday.
Maine author K. Stephens, author of "Between Fact and Fiction: The Subculture of Maine Lobstermen," Jackson Memorial Library, Tenants Harbor. 372-8961. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Brown Bag Lecture series, Paul Doiron, "Trespasser," one-hour program, bring your own lunch, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1710. Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Jim Witherell, author of the biographical "L. L. Bean: The Man and His Company," Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Sandra Garson, author of "How to Fix a Leek: and Other Foods from Your Farmers' Market," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. Noon Saturday.
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