November 11, 2012


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Arlo Guthrie performs in a celebration of his father’s music, “Here Comes the Kid: Celebrating Woody Guthrie’s 100th Birthday,” on Wednesday at the Strand Theatre in Rockland.

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David Adkins, Lesley Shires and Corinna May in “Homestead Crossing,” now running at Portland Stage Company.

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"The Welcome," documentary about life after war for veterans, First Universalist Church, Rockland, free. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Normative Narratives," film series about the portrayal of gay men in cinema, "Keep The Lights On," Space, Portland, $7. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Classic Film Series, "The African Queen," Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Fall Film Series, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" (2011, PG-13), York Public Library, free. 3 p.m. Nov. 18.

"In Good Time: The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland," music by Hattie Simon followed by film and Q&A with filmmaker Huey, The Frontier, Brunswick, $8. Music at 1 p.m., film at 2 p.m. Nov. 18.


Kitchen Garden Dinner Series, multi-course meal prepared by chef Jonathan McCormack of the Admiral Steakhouse in Bath, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $90 includes wine and gratuities. 633-4333. 6 p.m. Thursday.


"Beauty and the Beast, Jr.," musical, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $5 to $10. 832-6060. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dave Peloquin and Bob Webb, children's music by Woody Guthrie, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, free/donations. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Play Me a Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for kids ages 4 to 10, "Crazy Critters," Portland Stage Company, $15. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Nursery Rhyme Story Time, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Frozen Turkey Hunt, search for hidden apples to win prizes including frozen turkeys, refreshments, cookie decorating, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, free. 11 a.m. Saturday. 


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

John McCutcheon, folk singer and instrumentalist, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $23.50 advance, $25.50 door. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Southern Maine Monthly Bluegrass Jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

F & G Band featuring Sandra Taylor, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Dan Deacon with Height With Friends, Chester Endersby Gwazda and Alan Resnick, Space, Portland, $10, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Monday.

Horse Feathers, indie folk, with Frank Fairfield and Old Soul, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $10 advance, $12 door. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Runa, contemporary Irish music, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $15, 21-plus. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The University of Maine at Augusta Jazz on Tour Group, jazz standards, pop and rock arrangements and recent jazz originals, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Dio Disciples, with special guest Witchburn, Gone for Days & Hessian, Asylum, Portland, $12, 21-plus. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Arlo Guthrie, "Here Comes the Kid: Celebrating Woody Guthrie's 100th Birthday," Strand Theatre, Rockland, $50. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Runa, contemporary Irish music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Wescustago Youth Chorale and University of Southern Maine Chamber Singers, "Joyous Sounds for a Festive Season," Sacred Heart Church, Yarmouth, donation. 846-0705. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Bassnectar, electronic and dubstep, with Gramatik and Gladkill, State Theatre, Portland, $35 advance, $40 door, general admission. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Portland Jazz Orchestra, Chris Oberholtzer and his 18-piece ensemble perform an evening of big band swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5 to $9. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Eli Young Band, country, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, Yarmouth, free, all ages. 846-9555. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Runa, contemporary Irish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $15. 948-7469. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Chamberlin and Milkman's Union, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $8, 21-plus. 9 p.m. Thursday.

United States Air Force Band, "Colonial Brass," Bach and Sousa to Miles Davis, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 6 p.m. Thursday.

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