Thursday, April 24, 2014
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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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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. porttix.com. 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; baychamberconcerts.org. 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; thelandingatpinepoint.com. 8 p.m. (doors 6:30) Friday.
Comedy showcase, Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18-plus or 16-plus with parent. mainecomedy.com. 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. cemeneba.org. 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. greatstateofmaineairshow.us. 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. thomaspointbeach.com/events. 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. stlawrencearts.org. 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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