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Dustin Tucker as radio personality Arles Struvie in “Greater Tuna,” now playing at Portland Stage Company.

Aaron Flacke photo/Courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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WinterFest 2013, downtown Biddeford. heartofbiddeford.org. Friday through Feb. 3.

Winter Ecology Festival, sugar maple tapping demonstration by Sarah Post of Aldemere Farm; talk on groundhogs by USM professor Christine Maher; falconry demonstration by Barbara Tomlinson of Wild Haven; children's crafts, guided nature hikes and other activities, Merryspring Nature Center, Camden. merryspring.org. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. 


"Lope," brings to life the amorous Spanish adventurer, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick, free. 725-3552. 7 p.m. Monday.

"Miss Representation," featuring stories and interviews with teenage girls and female celebrities about the portrayal of women in today's media, Falmouth Memorial Library, free. www.falmouth.lib.me.us. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

"In the Blood," about lives and times of Maine's lumbermen and river drivers, with live score performed by Summer McKane and Joshua Robbins, Gould Academy (Bingham Auditorium), Bethel, $5 to $7, under 12 free. mahoosucarts.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Tambien la Lluvia (Even the Rain)," film about Columbus, the subjugation of Bolivian indigenous people and a modern-day water crisis, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick, free. 725-3552. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Uprooted: Voices of Maine Immigrants and Refugees," documentary explores the lives of refugees resettled in New Hampshire, University Special Events Room, 7th Floor Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, free. ccmaine.org. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

"Only the Young," story of three teenagers who live in a small desert town in southern California, with filmmaker Jason Tippet, Space, Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

"Contracorriente (Undertow)," examines intersection of love, masculinity and sexuality within the context of Peruvian tradition, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick, free. 725-3552. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

"Seven Minutes in Heaven," post-film discussion with Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Winter/Spring Film Series, "A Better Life" (PG-13), York Public Library, free. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $10. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m. Saturday. 

Food and Drink

Pies on Parade, visit inns for pie sampling and demonstrations, benefits Area Interfaith Outreach Food Pantry, various locations, Rockland, $10 to $25. (877) 762-4667. 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Tea Tasting, Jacqueline's Tea Room, Freeport, free. 865-2123. 6 to 7 p.m. Friday.

For Children

PSO KinderKonzert, for children ages 3 to 7, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre), $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

PSO KinderKonzert, for children ages 3 to 7, East End Community School, Portland, $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Friday.

PSO KinderKonzert, for children ages 3 to 7, Reiche Community School, Portland, $4. portlandsymphony.org. 1:15 p.m. Friday.

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


Sacred Harp Singing, participatory event, potluck after singing, home of Corrone and Ruth Ann Bryant, Damariscotta, free, bring dish to share. 563-6083. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Women in Harmony, "Never Gonna Stop," a cappella ensemble performs songs about work and love, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door, $10 students and seniors. wihmaine.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Burns Concert, Highland Soles band with dancer Laura Scott, fiddler Ed Pearlman, pianist Neil Pearlman and others, celebration of Robert Burns, The New Church, Portland, $13 advance, $15 door, under 18 $10. highlandsoles.com/burns. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Anni Clark and Doug Bennett Band, York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

North of Nashville, bluegrass, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, no cover, 21-plus. portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Cover to Cover: Mama's Boomshack, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Keane, British alt-rock, Youngblood Hawke opens, State Theatre, Portland, $30 advance, $35 door, all ages, general admission. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Tift Merritt, country, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $18 advance, $22 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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