Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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REO Speedwagon performs today with Styx and Ted Nugent at the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion.
“An Evening with Duke Ellington,” a slide show with recorded music about the 20th-century band leader and composer, will be presented Saturday and July 15 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland.
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"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," for a full list of characters and descriptions go to portlandplayers.org, prepare a song and bring sheet music, Portland Players, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. 236-3642. 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. today.
Rose and Teardrops, Rusty Hinges and Jeff Tozier, bluegrass, folk, country, '60s rock, bluegrass, gospel, sea shanties, oldies and more, benefits on-going restoration of the Old Jefferson Town House by the Jefferson Historical Society, Old Jefferson Town House, $10. 549-5258. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Wine Dinner and "South Pacific," dinner followed by the musical at the Ogunquit Playhouse, reception, wine auction and meet-the-cast, benefits Marginal Way Preservation Fund, Katie's Cafe, Shore Road, Ogunquit, $150, $110 for dinner only. 604-4884. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
10th Annual Summer Celebration Fundraiser, dog tricks, pony rides, food, auctions, live music and more, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth. skylinefarm.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.
Nicole's 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Caring Unlimited, Lords Point, Kennebunk Beach, $20 to $25. nicolesrun.org. Registration at 6:45 a.m., race at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Book Sale Blow Out, fiction, biographies, kids books, movies, non-fiction and more, Louis T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport. 967-2778. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Vintage Moxie Car Show, antiques, street rods, motorcycles, Corvettes, Mustangs and more, benefits Sunshine Hill Neighbor's Senior Citizen Program, Lisbon High School, $10 for driver and passenger, $3 to $5. moxiefestival.com. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15.
Books and Authors
Port Veritas Spoken Word Night, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Monday.
Edith Pearlman, author of "Binocular Vision," York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Poetry Reading, Martin Steingesser, former Portland poet laureate, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $5. rivertreearts.org. 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Richard Russo, author of "Interventions," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
Maggie Shipstead, author of "Seating Arrangements," Kennebooks, Kennebunk. kennebooks.com. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Irish Writer, Storyteller and Photographer Kevin O'Hara, author of "Last of the Donkey Pilgrims," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Katherine Mayfield, author of the memoir "A Box of Daughter: Overcoming a Legacy of Emotional Abuse," York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Bill Barry, author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," Maine Historical Society, Portland, free. 774-1822. 5 p.m. Thursday.
Dr. Jeremy Spiegel, author of "The Mindful Medical Student: A Psychiatrist's Guide to Staying Who You Are While Becoming Who You Want to Be," Falmouth Memorial Library. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
"Lowry's Lodge," monthly reading series hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel, featured poets Steve Cowperthwaite and Ted Bookey, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $5 suggested. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m. Friday.
Maine Poet Alicia Fisher, author of "Tenants," singer-songwriter Lauryn Hottinger will provide music and song, Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729-5083. 7 p.m. Friday.
Jennifer Gooch, author of "Girl Unmoored," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
VoXX, "If Music Be...," a cappella vocal ensemble performs works from medieval to contemporary, South Cushing Baptist Church, $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 4 p.m. today.
Concert Pianist Frederick Moyer, works by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and others, The Temple, Ocean Park, $12. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. today.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Artists of Tomorrow," Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. today; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Wednesday; 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m. Friday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Monday Sonatas," works by Beethoven, Bach and Schubert, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $30. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Artists of Tomorrow," Day's Ferry Congregational Church, Woolwich, free. bowdoinfestival.org. 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Borders International Piano Festival, interpretations of piano literature by promising young keyboard artists from U.S. and Europe, Gould Academy (Trustees Auditorium, McLaughlin Science Center), Bethel, free. gouldacademy.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
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