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 or a fax to 791-6920. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $20-$30. 374-2203. Concert of Beethoven, Respighi and Dvorak. 4 p.m. today.

DaPonte String Quartet, wide variety of music with guest artists, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, under 21 free. 633-4333. 7:30 p.m. Monday. Through Oct. 9.

Chamber music recital, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, free. 967-9120. Trio Cleonice, violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck, cellist Gwen Krosnick and pianist Emely Phelps. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ Tuesdays at Merrill, Ray Cornils and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, all performances preceded by Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30 p.m in Rehearsal Hall, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $15. 842-0800. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Trio Cleonice, violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck, cellist Gwen Krosnick and pianist Emely Phelps. Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. 646-5139. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

First Chair All Stars, first-chair musicians from some of the nation's top orchestras perform chamber music masterworks, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $25-$50, 18 and under $8. 236-2823; 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

Chamber ME Classical Music Series, string trio music by Beethoven and Sauzay, Freeport Community Center, free. 251-1953. 11 a.m. Friday.

Chamber ME Classical Music Series, string trio music by Beethoven and Sauzay, State Street Church, Portland, free. 251-1953. 5 p.m. Friday.

Chamber ME Classical Music Series, string trio music by Beethoven and Sauzay, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, free. 967-9120. Noon Saturday.


Comedy Night with Brian Brinegar and Paul Hunt, Racks Sports Bar and Grille, Portland, free, 21-plus, all ages with parent. 773-3466. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bob Marley, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $25. 774-4527; 8 p.m. (doors 6:30) Friday.

Comedy showcase, Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18-plus or 16-plus with parent. Bill Campbell with Johnny Cail and Matt D., 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Tim Sample, Maine humorist, Camden Opera House, $10. 236-4406. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.


Contra Dance, caller Rickey Holt, bring clean non-street shoes for dancing, Falmouth Congregational Church, Falmouth, $5-$10, under 5 free. 756-2201. 7:15 p.m. Saturday.


Central Maine Mountain Bike Festival, Quarry Road Recreation Area, Waterville. 441-6227. Bike rides, geocaching, climbing wall, kids obstacle course, music and more. Starts at 9 a.m. today.

Great State of Maine Air Show and Business Aviation Expo, featuring GEICO Skytypers, Naval Air Station, Brunswick, $10-$15. 798-6512. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Where the Music Meets the Sea Bluegrass Festival, Manic Mountain Boys, Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Jerks of Grass, Karl Shiflett and many more, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $35-$120, under 12 free. 3 p.m. Friday; noon Saturday.

Art demonstrations and music fair, music from the Greenfields, Waterfront Park, Boothbay Harbor, free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (rain date Sept. 4).


Summer Film Series, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. "Barney's Version" (2010), 7 p.m. today.

Space Gallery Weekend at the Saco Drive-In, "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" and "Aliens," Saco Drive-In Theater, $15 per carload. 284-1016. Gates open at 7 p.m. today.

"Innocent Interlude: Scenes of Life in Portland, Maine, 1940-41," 60-minute film narrated by historian Joel Eastman, Maine Historical Society, Portland, $7-$8, $2 for ages 6-17. 774-1822. 2 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

"I'm With You," Red Hot Chili Peppers cinematic concert, Brunswick 10, $20. 798-3996. 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Art Videos at the Gallery, "Painters and Painting: A History of the New York Art Scene," Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Sept. 7.

"Up Up, Down Down," coming-of-age story by Portland filmmaker Allen Baldwin, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $5. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Food and Drink

Biddeford Farmers and Artisans Market, corner of Main and Alfred streets. 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Brew Festival, more than 25 brewers and food vendors, spotlight on regional beers and home brewing. Tickets at portlandbrewfestival.event

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