March 10, 2013


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An old flame, Carlotta Gray (Carol Halstead, left) reunites with Sir Hugo Latymer (Edmond Genest) while his wife Hilde (Maureen Butler) looks on in the Portland Stage Company production of Noel Coward’s “A Song at Twilight.”

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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Studio Theatre of Bath presents "Moon Over Buffalo," seeking four men and four women, performances are May 17-26, Chocolate Church Arts Center (Curtis Room Annex), Bath. 522-9954. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Monday.

Lake Region Community Theatre presents "Gypsy," classic American musical. many roles available, performances are June 21-23 and June 28-30 at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Fenix Theatre Company's "Romeo and Juliet," come with memorized Shakespeare molologue under 2 minutes long, summer performances, East End School, Portland. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday; 6 to 9 p.m. March 17.

Snowlion Repertory Company presents "The Freaks Club," musical, experienced actors only, auditions by appointment only, performances are June 13-23 at Portland Stage Company Studio Theater in Portland, Studio 408, South Portland. 518-9305. 5 to 9 p.m. March 17.


Fundraiser for Arts and Crafts, craft beers, food and art, Fish Bones American Grill, Lewiston, $100. 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Book sale, to benefit the library book fund, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Bid Alzheimer's Goodbye Auction, music from Cathaus, silent and live auctions, benefits Alzheimer's research, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $50. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

"The Price Is Right," benefits Class of 2014, Windham High School, $10. 892-1810, Ext. 387. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Spring Fling Book Fair, Falmouth Memorial Library. 4 to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Lucky Leprechaun 5K Road Race, benefits Go! Malawi, Trackside Station, Rockland, $15. 691-3510. 9:45 a.m. March 17 for walkers, 10:10 a.m. for runners.

St. Patrick's Day Bowling for Kid's Sake, benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters, for teams and individuals, Spare Time Bowling, Portland. 773-5437. 2 to 5 p.m. March 17.

Books and Authors

Kieran Shields, author of "A Study in Revenge," South Portland Public Library. 767-7660. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Susan Lebel Young, author of "Food Fix: Ancient Nourishment for Modern Hungers," Falmouth Memorial Library. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Marianne Branch, author of seven poetry collections including "The Book of Hours," University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland, free. 780-8393. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Dorothy Freeman, author of "Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People's Garden," Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Classical Music

"Die Fledermaus," operetta by Johann Strauss Jr., conducted by Robert Lehmann, with the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham, $10 to $21. 5 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Portland Rossini Club, works by Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Stamitz, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Oratorio Chorale, Dvorak's "Mass in D," Davies' "Prayers from the Ark" and other pieces, Falmouth Congregational Church, $20 advance, $25 door. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Musica de Filia Womens' Choir, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet, "Colourists" concert, Haydn, Debussy and Stravinsky, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston, $20, under 21 free. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Portland Public Library, 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, 3 p.m. March 17.

Augusta Symphony Orchestra, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $5 to $15. Thirties pops concert and performance of "Peter and the Wolf," narrated by Suzanne Nance of MPBN, 7 p.m. Saturday.

The 2013 Longfellow Choral Festival, works by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $9 to $25. 4 and 8:15 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. March 17.

USM Wind Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $3 to $6. 2 p.m. March 17.

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