Thursday, December 5, 2013
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"Resilient Spring," Sukie Curtis, Marcia Feller, Anne Macleod, Chris Nielsen and Bill Tomsa, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through May 30. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Claire Bigbee, paintings, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Opening reception, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. Through March 30.
Camp Sunshine "Freezin' for a Reason" Polar Dip, East End Beach, Portland, $100. freezinforareason.com. Noon Saturday.
Beat the Winter Blues Bash, music by Juke Rockets Blues Band, food, cash bar, benefits Restorative Justice Project of Midcoast Maine, Point Lookout, Northport, $25. 338-2742. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Japanese Cultural Evening, Japanese music, food and kimono fashion show with silent auction, benefits Pineland Suzuki School student trip to Japan, Hall-Dale High School, Farmingdale, $15, $23 couple, $30 family. 621-4166. 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Books and Authors
Poets Gary Lawless and Sarah Woolf-Wade, Patten Free Library, Bath, free. patten.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Maine Women Write Book Club presents Barbara Walsh, author of "August Gale: A Father and Daughter's Journey into the Storm," includes lunch from Damariscotta River Grill, Firehouse Gallery, Damariscotta, $12. 563-3207. Noon Thursday.
Local Author Series, Carolyn Gelland Frost reads from Kenneth Frost's "The White Pocketbook," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
PSO presents POPS! "A Night at the Movies," with guest conductor and clarinetist Carl Topilow, selections from "The Wizard of Oz," "Rocky," "The Godfather" and more, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $20 to $65. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Oratorio Chorale open rehearsal, sing with the chorale as it rehearses Britten, Dvorak and "Prayers From the Ark" by Ivor Davies, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. oratoriochorale.org. 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, violinist Robert Lehmann and violaist Kim Lehmann, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Violinist Dean Stein and pianist Chiharu Naruse, Beethoven sonatas, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $10. batestickets.com. 3 p.m. March 3.
St. Luke's Cathedral Choir sings "Choral Evensong," music by Richard Ayleward, William Byrd and Henry Purcell, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, free. 772-5434. 4 p.m. March 3.
Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Paul Nardizzi and Friends, The Inn at Brunswick Station. 837-6565. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Comedy Show, Club Texas, Auburn, $12 to $20 VIP, 21-plus. clubtexas.info. Ryan Waning and other comics, 7 p.m. Friday.
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.
SPUNKandCompany presents "Serious Play," Thornton Academy Garland Auditorium, Saco, $8 to $10. thorntonacademy.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Flamenco Vivo-Carlota Santana, "La Pasion Flamenca" Spanish dance and music, Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, $15 to $27. 782-7228. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Port City Swing Dance, music by the Blue Willow Band, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.
Greater Portland Community Contra Dance Series, music by Rock the Boat, calling by Bill Olson, Falmouth Congregational Church, $5 to $10, under 5 free. 358-9354. Lessons 7:15 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
F.A.B. Dance, performances by Androscoggin Dance, the Dance Center in Auburn, the Maine Dance Project, Shove Gently Dance and Range of Motion Arts, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $12 to $14. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
WinterFest 2013, sledding, "Snowcano" and many outdoor winter activities, various locations, Bethel. bethelwinterfest.com. Sunday.
Ice Fest Lewiston/Auburn, Fountain Park, Lewiston, free. icefestla.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
Family Japanese Arts Festival, Japanese games, crafts, activities and dragon parade, part of Japanese Celebration Weekend, Bath Middle School, donation. bath-tsugaru.org. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
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