February 10, 2013

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Cutting-edge bluegrass artists Punch Brothers perform at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Feb. 17.

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"Undressed Five," figure drawing and painting group show, F-8 Fine Art Gallery, Kennebunkport. f-8gallery.com. Through Feb. 18. Artist reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

 

Auditions

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" (opens March 29) and "Chicago" (opens April 26), Waldo Theatre productions, Broadbay Congregational Church, Waldoboro. thewaldo.org. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

"The Vagina Monologues," V-Day Auburn, seeking females 16 and older, performances are in April, First Universalist Church of Auburn. auburnuu.org. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 17.

 

Benefits

Maine Music Society Wine Tasting Fundraiser, wines, hors d'oeuvres and dessert items, raffles and music, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $30. mainemusicsociety.org. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

Books and Authors

Deb Olin Unferth, author of "Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War," Bates College (Edmund S. Muskie Archives), Lewiston. 786-6256. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Susan Dahlgren Daigneault, Maine Military Museum and Learning Center, South Portland. 650-8651. 1 p.m. Feb. 17.

 

Classical Music

Portland Rossini Club, instrumental and vocal performances by Wells Johnson, Lorel Nazarro, Virgina Stelk, Seth Black, Mark Braun, Mary Johnston, Richard Roberts and Eric Peppe, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

"Love, Spring and Other Things," sopranos Deborah Perkins and Bethany Ferland perform Rossini, Gilbert and Sullivan, folk tunes and Broadway songs, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $5 to $10, 12 and under free. 621-3551. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Decompression Chamber Music Series, "Synergy And Brilliance -- Genius Effect Part Two," Haydn, Mozart and classical style encore, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m. Monday.

The Ying Quartet, Schumann, Schubert and Bunch, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, $15. 725-3375. 7 p.m. Monday.

Bay Chamber Concerts Music at Noon Concert Series, Lehmann Duo plays Mozart, Martinu and Hallvorsen, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $25. baychamberconcerts.org. Noon Wednesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, jazz pianist Tom Snow, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

"The Art of Song in the Second Viennese School," with soprano Mary Sullivan and pianist George Lopez, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Piano Series recital by Tamara Poddubnaya, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin and Rachmaninov, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $14 to $16, students free. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Pianist and composer Marc-Andre Hamelin, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $52. porttix.com. 3 p.m. Saturday.

 

Comedy

Comedy Night hosted by George Hamm, three comics perform PG-13 stand-up, benefits Freeport Middle School Space Camp trip to Huntsville, Ala., Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10. tinyurl.com/GeorgeHamm. 8 p.m. Saturday.

 

Dance

Ecstatic Dance Series, drug-free community of dancers, open DJ'd dance space to be free and expressive, Ecstatic Dance Maine, South Portland, $10 to $15. Ecstaticdanceme.com. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday and Feb. 17.

Port City Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin' DJs, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

Contradance, music by Tamora Goltz, David Stimpson and Alden Robinson with caller Kim Roberts, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $9. 666-3090. Beginner workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

 

Fairs/Festivals

WinterFest 2013, sledding, "Snowcano" and many outdoor winter activities, various locations, Bethel. bethelwinterfest.com. Continues through Feb. 24.

Loon Echo Land Trust's Second Annual Snowfest, 10K and 5k cross-county ski races, youth snowshoe fun run, Five Fields Farm, Bridgton, $5 to $10. lelt.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.

 

Films

Classic Film Series, "Green Mansions," ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, tour of some of the world's best mountain films, State Theatre, Portland, $17 to $20. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

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