Wednesday, March 12, 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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Bowdoin International Music Festival: "Wednesday Upbeat!", works by Bartok and Ravel, featured artists include violinist Ray Chen, oboist Liang Wang, flutist Randy Bowman and the Ying and Shanghai Quartets, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $30. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival, "Vienna: City of Music," James Campbell and Marc Johnson with Afiara String Quartet, Rockport Opera House, $30 to $40, $8 for 18 and under. baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Bay Chamber Summer Music Festival, "Vienna: City of Dreams," Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland, $30, $40 for both performances, $8 for 18 and under. baychamberconcerts.org. Schubert sonata at 6 p.m., rarely heard Beethoven duo at 8:15 p.m. Friday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Festival Fridays," works by Bach, Ravel and Franck, featured artists include Paul Neubauer, Liang Wang, Mikhail Kopelman, Randy Bowman and others along with Ying and Shanghai Quartets, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Daponte String Quartet, "A Walk Through the Vienna Woods," Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, 21 and under free. mainegardens.org. 2:30 p.m. July 15.
Paula Poundstone, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $41.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.
Bob Marley, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $23, rocklandstrand.com. 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday (9 p.m. show is 21-plus).
Paula Poundstone, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $45. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. July 15.
Bates Dance Festival, Rennie Harris Puremovement, recent and signature works from female dancers, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, $12 to $24. batesdancefestival.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Swing Dance, with DJ PJ, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $8. mayostreetarts.org. Lesson at 7 p.m., dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Contra Dance, music by Riptide, caller Maggie Robinson, bring clean shoes for dancing, Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth, $7 to $10. 233-4325. potluck at 7 p.m., beginner's session at 7:30 p.m., dance from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
"Forget Me Not," dance performance by Philadelphia based company Subsircle, Engine, Biddeford, $10 to $12, 12 and under free. feedtheengine.org. 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
Norway Arts Festival, downtown Norway. norwayartsfestival.org. Arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, Thursday to Saturday.
North Atlantic Blues Festival, Tab Benoit, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Randy Oxford Band, Albert Castiglia, Charlie A'Court, Anthony Gomes, Ana Popovic, John Mayall, Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, Mark Lavoe, Dave Keller, tribute to Koko Taylor with The Blues Machine, Nora Jean Wallace, Melvia "Chick" Rogers and Jackie Scott, Harbor Park, Rockland, $25 advance, $30 door, $50 to $70 for two-day pass. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 11 a.m. Saturday and July 15.
Saltwater Celtic Music Festival, The Press Gang, Chrissy Crowley, Sprag Session, Searson, Carbon Leaf, Enter the Haggis, Maine Celtic Scene, Maeve Gilchrist, Maken and Spain Brothers, Screaming Orphans, Black 47, Thomas Point Beach, Brunswick, $25 advance, $35 door, two-day tickets are $40 in advance and $60 day of. saltwaterfest.com. 2 p.m. Saturday; noon July 15.
"Celebrate Summer in Harpswell," farm, studio and garden tours, activities, demonstrations, painting, jewelry and more, presented by Harpswell Art & Craft Guild, 33 locations on Harpswell Neck (Route 123) and along Route 24 on Great Island, Cundy's Harbor and Orrs and Bailey islands, Harpswell. 833-6004. Saturday and July 15.
Summer Film Series, "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. (PG-13), 7 p.m. today.
Summer Documentary Film Series, "Nostalia for the Light," Portland Public Library, free. portlandlibrary.com. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Art Videos at The Gallery Film Series, "The Decisive Moment: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Photographer," plus Edward Hopper, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. 7:30 pm. Wednesday.
Food and Drink
Craft Beer Comes to Boothbay, taste beers from more than 30 Maine breweries, Boothbay Resort, $50, $75 VIP tickets include noon entry, 21-plus. boothbayresort.com. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
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