February 17, 2013


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The genre-busting trio The Bad Plus will perform “On Sacred Ground – Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring’ ” at Hannaford Hall in Portland on Sunday.

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Down East Country Music Association Annual Valentine Show, music, raffles, concessions, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls, $2 to $6. 793-8884. Noon Sunday.

Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, Grimm's fairytales with Lynne Cullen and MOOSE storytellers, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $9 suggested. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Poetry Evening, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

2nd Annual Ice Bar, icy cocktails, entertainment and bites to eat, The Inn at Brunswick Station, Brunswick, $10 advance, $12 door. innatbrunswickstation.com. 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, Verdi's "Rigoletto" rebroadcast from Feb. 16, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono, $28, $18 students. collinscenterforthearts.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Magician/illusionist George Saterial, rescheduled from Feb. 9, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $4 to $8. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Living History Day, activities with history interpreters in period clothing, Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, Livermore, $5. norlands.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Opera DVD screening, Puccini's "Manon Lescaut," Kennebunk Free Library, free. 985-2173. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Fort Andross Winter Antique Show, more than 50 antique dealers from Virginia, Massachusetts and Maine, Fort Andross, Brunswick, $4. 725-2855. 10 a.m. Feb. 24. 


Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Manchester, 4 p.m. Feb. 24. 


Good Theater presents "Death By Design," murderous comedy, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 24.

"Greater Tuna," offbeat comedy set in Tuna, Texas, Portland Stage Company, $34 to $44. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Improvised Puppet Project presents "Dead Presidents," comedic sketches for grown-ups, created on the spot from audience suggestions, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $10. improvisedpuppetproject.com. 6 p.m. Sunday.

"Ordinary Days," new musical by Adam Gwon, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Feb. 24.

NYA presents "The Sound of Music," North Yarmouth Academy (Safford Center), Yarmouth, $6 advance, $7 door. 846-9051. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday.

York Readers Theater presents John Logan's "Red," set in Mark Rothko's studio in the late '50s, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Big Mouth Thunder Thighs," solo vaudeville show about body and food by Bess Welden, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater), $15. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Feb. 24. Runs through March 9.Editor's

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