July 8, 2012

Audience Calendar

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REO Speedwagon performs today with Styx and Ted Nugent at the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion.

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“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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For Children

Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka Junior," musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $11. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. today.

"Nightingale," shadow puppet play, presented by Figures of Speech Theater, Coastal Ridge Elementary School, York, free. york.lib.me.us. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Crusher's Kids Concerts in the Park, Sparks Ark (Wild Animals), Deering Oaks, Portland, free. 756-8130. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

"The Boxcar Children," vignettes based on the first book in "The Boxcar Children" series, Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8 to $9. kitetails.org. 4 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. July 15.

"Rapunzel," tongue-in-cheek retelling of the perennial favorite, Ogunquit Playhouse, $11. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. July 15. 

Home & Garden

Designer Show House presented by Kennebunk Historical Society, featuring more than a dozen Maine and New England designers, Kenneth Roberts estate, Kennebunkport, $20. designershowhouse.eventbrite.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Maine Home + Design Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour, self-guided tour of Cape Elizabeth private gardens, benefits arboretum at Fort Williams Park, Cape Elizabeth, $20 to $25. fortwilliams.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Garden Tour, Kezar Falls, Parsonsfield and Porter, self-guided tour features 11 gardens, Riverside United Methodist Church, Kezar Falls, $12 advance, $15 day of. 625-3082. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 


Historic Old Port Walking Tours, 90-minute tours from trained guides. includes maritime and social history, not recommended for children under 12, Maine Historical Society, Portland, $10. mainehistory.org. 10:30 and 1 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.


REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent, Bangor Waterfront Pavilion, $37.50 to $71.50. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 4:30 p.m. today.

Hot Jazz Brunch, Sean Mencher, Bob Hamilton, Derek Moniz and guests, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. localsprouts.coop. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and July 15.

Bruce Barth and Eri Yamamoto, jazz piano duos, gWatson Gallery, Stonington, $20. gwatsongallery.com. 7:30 p.m. today.

County Music Dance and Show, Lolalee and the Country Bandits, BJ Moreau, Barry Wood, Paul Bright and Mary and Maurice Belanger, Litchfield Sportsman's Club, $5, under 12 free. 377-8035. Noon to 5 p.m. today.

Monday Night Blues Series, Howard and the White Boys, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Primo Cubano, Cuban "son" music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Maine State Music Theatre Presents Schooner Fare, Maine folk duo, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick, $17 to $30. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The Maine Marimba Ensemble, Zimbabwean marimba music, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Jenny Wilson Jazz Trio, Camden Public Library, free. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Sprag Session, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, 15. 583-6747. Celtic fusion, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Kayla MacMillan CD-Release Show, singer-songwriter, Aaron Nadeau opens, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $10. chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"FATS," revue of the music of Thomas "Fats" Waller, Aisha Ussery Adams and Philip Hall with band, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $20 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Donavon Frankenreiter, with Rayland Baxter, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18 advance, $21 door, $36 VIP, every ticket gets Frankenreiter's new CD, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park, Pepperell Square, a cappella doo-wop trio, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford, free. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Old-Time Music Jam, open jam of Appalachian music, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland, donation. localsprouts.coop. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Ameranouche, gypsy jazz, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Sunset Folk Series, Truth About Daisies, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 756-8130. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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