November 25, 2012

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Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds perform their raucous rock and new soul on Friday at Port City Music Hall in Portland.

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“Tracy on the Raft at 7:30,” 1982 oil on canvas by Alex Katz, from “Maine/New York,” continuing through Dec. 30 at the Colby College Museum of Art in Waterville.

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The Bob Band, performance of Bob Dylan's "John Wesley Harding," One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Boston Boys, Americana, with Anna & The Diggs, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $6, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Smashing Pumpkins, alternative rock, State Theatre, Portland, $46.50 advance, $50 door, all ages, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Zemya, world a cappella ensemble, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland, $12. 219-2247. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

K'Naan, Somali-born hip-hop artist, Bates College (Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building), Lewiston, $30. batestickets.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Roosevelt Dime, acoustic jug band, blues, classic New Orleans soul and neo-folk, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $10 advance, $12 door. unity.edu/uccpa. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Trampled By Turtles, indie-folk, with Spirit Family Reunion, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18 advance, $20 door, $25 VIP, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Dec. 2.

Pearl and the Beard, three voices with cello, guitar, glockenspiel, melodica, drums and accordion, with Lucius and You Won't, Space, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Dec. 2.

David Mallett, singer-songwriter, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Dec. 2.

Yuletide Harp Concert, music from the Celtic tradition played by Castlebay with harpist Julia Lane, Auburn Harp Circle, St. Michael's Episcopal Parish, Auburn, $10, children free. 529-5438. 3 p.m. Dec. 2.

Anne Dodson and Friends, annual holiday show, First Congregational Church, Camden, $13 advance, $15 door, ages 6 to 12 $6. 236-9576. 7 p.m. Dec. 2.

A Maine-ly Harmony Christmas, woman's a cappella barbershop chorus, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Augusta, $7, under 15 free. 582-5523. 1:30 p.m. Dec. 2. 

OUTDOORS

Thursday Morning Bird Walks with Maine Audubon, led by naturalist Mike Windsor, Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Falmouth, $8, $5 for members. maineaudubon.org/events. 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Tree Lighting, seasonal songs by the Gray-New Gloucester High School Chorus, History Barn open house, New Gloucester Town Hall. 926-3188. 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Winter Window Walk, Portland, stroll the downtown during the holidays to enjoy the festive window displays, daily through Dec. 16.

Horse and Wagon Rides, Monument Square, Portland, free. 772-6828. Every half-hour from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 2; 4 to 8 p.m. Friday; 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Dec. 23.

"Christmas at Victoria Mansion: The Gilded Age," self-guided tours, Victoria Mansion, Portland, $5 to $15, under 5 free. victoriamansion.org. Daily through Jan. 6.

Live in HD from Royal Opera House: Royal Ballet's "Swan Lake," Tchaikovsky's ballet, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $5 to $15. atthelincoln.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, Women of the World Poetry Slam, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $3, 18-plus. 773-7210. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The Polar Express, hot chocolate and cookies, carol singing, meet Santa, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Portland, $20 to $40. porttix.com. Friday through Dec. 2. Through Dec. 23.

Holiday Trolley Rides, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, $6. trolleymuseum.org. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 2.

Downtown Holiday Festival, Santa, music and dance acts, pop-up stores, sleigh rides and more, various locations, Biddeford. heartofbiddeford.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Christmas-by-the-Sea opening reception, holiday selections performed by high school vocal and instrumental students, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 5 p.m. Friday.

Gingerbread Lighthouses, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

New Gloucester History Barn Open House, local history exhibits, New Gloucester Historical Society, free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, $18 to $28. collinscenterforthearts.com. Mozart's "La Clemenza Di Tito," 12:55 p.m. Saturday; Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera," 1 p.m. Dec. 2.

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Somalia-born hip-hop artist K’Naan performs on Saturday at Bates College in Lewiston.

  


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