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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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Bay Chamber Concerts presents pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii performing works by Debussy and Chopin, Rockport Opera House, $10 to $45.

2:30 p.m. March 17.


Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Comedy Show with High Register Sean, Club Texas, Auburn, $7, 21-plus. 7 p.m. Friday.


Scottish country dancing, new dancers welcome, no experience necesary, Community House, Kennebunkport, donation. 839-8637. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday and March 17.

Family Dance, live fiddle music, dances taught, Bath Dance Works, Bath, $3, $12 per family. 522-3900. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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

"Rock around the World," music and dances from many countries, hors d'oeuvres, raffle and silent auction, benefits Portland's Multicultural Center, Italian Heritage Center, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. 874-8135. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday.

A Glitzy Gala, an evening of belly dance featuring Ashley Lopez, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.


Classic Film Series, "Gaslight,", Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Invisible War," Oscar-nominated documentary, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton, free. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Courtroom Dramas Film Series, "A Few Good Men" (1992), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"Girl Model," documentary focusing on the modeling business, with filmmakers Ashley Sabin and David Redmon, Space, Portland, $7. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Winter/Spring Film Series, "Temple Grandin," starring Claire Danes, York Public Library, free. 3 p.m. March 17.

Food and Drink

Maine Restaurant Week, statewide, discounted meals at participating restaurants and special events. mainerestaurant Ends Sunday. 

For Children

Mostly Puppets Festival, Michael Lane Trautman in "King Pong's Ping Pong Rodeo," Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $4 to $8. 2 p.m. Sunday; Masque Theater's, "This World, the Next, and Then the Peach Orchard," 2 p.m. March 17.

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


Southern Maine monthly bluegrass jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Jewel, singer-songwriter's "Greatest Hits Tour," Holly Williams opens, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $35 to $43, $102 Gold Circle. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Rosanne Cash, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $60. 7 p.m. Sunday.

The Chris Klaxton Trio, Engine, Biddeford Arts, $6 advance, $8 door. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Meteroa, folk and blues to Celtic, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland, $10. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Soulfly, metal, with Incite, Lody Kong and Dead Season, Asylum, Portland, $18, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Sunday.

J Jones, R&B/rap, with Violently Ill and Dynamo-P, Entricut and Grave Stranger, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 10 p.m. Sunday.

Willie J. Laws Band, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Goitse, Irish music, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Jazz Cabaret Concert, instrumental jazz combos and big band, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $5 to $8. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Pine Tree Coastal Winds, Freeport community concert band, benefits Carol Kaplan Fuel Assistance Fund, Harraseeket Inn, Freeport, donation. 865-4747. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Goitse, Irish music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Jonathan Edwards, singer-songwriter, with Tom Snow and the Bates Crosstones and Manic Optimists, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $20 advance, $25 door. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

March Music Series, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Hurry Down Sunshine, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Peter Alexander, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Mike Doughty, alt-rock singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

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