August 12, 2012

Audience Calendar for Aug. 12

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Chris Newcomb, left, and Eric Worthley in “Upholding the Law,” part of “Maine Quartet” at Lucid Stage at 2 p.m. today.

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“Meeting House” by Barbara Ernst Prey is among her works in the exhibition, “Forty Years of Painting” at Blue Water Fine Arts in Port Clyde through Aug. 31.

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Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

Rally, a Sweet Adeline quartet, Jordan Hall, Ocean Park, $5. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix, featuring Tom Faunce, Harley Smith, Tim Sullivan, Kenya Hall, Chas Lester, Ron Palmer, Jason Oullette, Roger Sampson, Big Easy, Portland. 9 p.m. Friday.

Sam Lardner, folk, Marine Environmental Research Institute, Blue Hill, free, family concert. 4 p.m. Friday.

Flash! in the Pans Steel Drum Band Concert, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $20, $15 for members. Noon Friday.

Seth Glier, singer-songwriter and pianist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $14 advance, $18 day of. 8 p.m. Friday.

Laura Cortese Acoustic Project, supergroup of American fiddle players, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 day of. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Southside Johnny and the Poor Fools, stripped down journey through Johnny Lyon's eclectic version of the great American songbook, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $25 advance, $30 day of. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Harbor Park, Wells. 646-5596. The Spectras (rock, soul, rhythm and blues, dance music), rain location is Ward Gym at Wells Junior High School, 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Summer in the Park Concert Series, Chatham County Line (bluegrass) with This Way (roots rock), L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Ocean Sol, jazz, bebop, jazz, samba and bossa nova, Local Sprouts Cooperative, Portland. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Ben Taylor, singer-songwriter, Bull Moose Music, Portland, free. 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, American roots blues band, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $8 to $10, 21-plus. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Mingo Fishtrap, Big Easy, Portland. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Irish Sessioniers, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Sea Dogs Game, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland. Altoona, 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 6 p.m. Thursday; New Britain, 7 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Show, Harbor & Buoy Parks, Rockland, $12, free for 12 and under. Boats, fine furniture, arts, home wares, architecture, food and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Smoke and Mirror Circus, Geno's Rock Club, Portland, $8, 21-plus. 221-2382. Unique combination of circus, theater and performance art, 9 p.m. Sunday.

Angel Reading Dinner with Ruth Kramer, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $10. 361-2272. Three-course dinner and personal reading, 6 p.m. Monday.

Touch the Sky, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15. 743-5569. Presented by Debi Irons and Art Moves as a tribute to Niles Ford, choreographer and deejay, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"Live for $5 Wednesday Night Series," Robert McCloskey stories (16 mm films), Stonington Opera House, $5. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

2012 Summer Met Opera in HD Encore Series, Strauss' "Der Kosenkavalier," University of Maine, Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $18. collinscenter 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Lively Lunches at Johnson Hall Mini-Park, Dale Robin Goodman, American folk songs and stories, rain location inside Johnson Hall, Gardiner, free, donations welcome. Noon Wednesday.

Touch the Sky, Oxford Hills High School, South Paris, $10 advance, $15 day of show. 743-5569. Presented by Debi Irons and Art Moves as a tribute to Niles Ford, choreographer and deejay, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Kotzschmar Centennial Festival, six-day festival of pops, silent film and classical concerts, daily pass $140, pops festival $185, classical festival $385, full festival $495. for individual event pricing, Merrill Auditorium and other locations, Portland. Friday through Aug. 22.

"Speedy," silent film with Tom Trenney on the Kotzschmar Organ, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $15. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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