March 24, 2013

Calendar: Your Arts and Entertainment Guide

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Celia (Abigail Killeen) and Tim (Torsten Hillhouse) deal with cold feet in “Love/Sick,” the new play by John Cariani opening Tuesday at Portland Stage Company.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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For Children

Mostly Puppets Festival Performance, Shana Barry's "The Fofers," Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $4 to $8, $4 kids. mayostreetarts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Acorn Fairy Tale Players present "Tales From Anansi," Michael Levine's adaptation of well-known West African and Caribbean folktales, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $4 to $6. acorn-productions.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. Saturday.

Play Me a Story, interactive theater performance and workshop, for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. "Stories from Around the World," 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; "Enchanted Adventures," 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Purple Rock Puppets presents "Ecological Logic," Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), free. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7 p.m. Friday.

Portland School of Ballet presents "Around the World with Flat Stanley -- The Case of the Red Shoes," fun, family-friendly and innovative production, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, $5 to $10. portlandballet.org. 11 a.m. Saturday.

14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, family event for pre-schoolers through grade five, with DJ Dave Dionne, beading, bounce house, face painting, games and more, Lewiston Memorial Armory. lewistonmaine.gov. Children are encouraged to bring their own Easter basket and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. 

Music

Sacred Harp Singing, participatory event, potluck after singing, home of Corrone and Ruth Ann Bryant, Damariscotta, free, bring dish for potluck. 563-6083. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Todd Snider, alt-county, Ashleigh Flynn opens, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18 advance, $20 door, $35 VIP, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

35th Annual Schooner Fare/Devonsquare Reunion Concert, benefits Jack McPhillips Memorial Fund, rescheduled from Feb. 24, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $22 to $25. 800-838-3006. Doors at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Hattie Simon Duo, jazz, Engine, Biddeford Arts, $6 advance, $8 door. feedtheengine.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Julie Dougherty and The Stairwells, folk and blues to '40s standards, York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

SOUNDWAVZ, dancing to Latin, jazz, rock and reggae, benefits humanitarian causes, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, donation. portlandempire.com. 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Duquette CD-release party, Rob Duquette on guitars and vocals backed by members of Royal Hammer and Rustic Overtones, McArthur Library, Biddeford, free. 284-4181. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Young@Heart Chorus, senior chorus, "This is Getting Old" 2013 Tour, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $35 to $55. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Gaelic Storm, traditional Celtic music and dance, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Samantha Fish, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Songwriters session, led by David Dodson, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Local H, with State & Madison and An Army of Squirrels, Asylum, Portland, $10 advance, $13 door. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Dawes, rock, in-store performance, attendance is limited, fans who pre-order Dawes' new album will receive a ticket, Bull Moose Music, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Robotic Pirate Monkey, with Alpha Data and KinksnLicks, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10, $25 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

T-Acadie, folk trio/dance band, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

March Music Series, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Brian Patricks, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday; Laurel Moran and Kathleen O'Connor, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Voices of the Sea: Poetry and Song of Maine Fishermen and Those Who Work on the Water, presented by the Maine Maritime Museum, hosted by Maine humorist and radio host John McDonald, DiMillo's Floating Restaurant, Portland, $15. mainemaritimemuseum.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Gloriana, country, with Chase Rice, Asylum, Portland, $15, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Kill the Noise, drum and bass/dubstep/electro, with Brillz and Style of the Eye, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $20, $40 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

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