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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Portland Ovations presents the Pablo Ziegler Trio, interpretation of Argentinean tango music, Hannaford Hall, USM, Portland, $36, limited number of $10 student tickets. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Frontier of Music #8, Mark Tipton, Timothy Burns and Maria Wagner, The Frontier, Brunswick, pay what you want. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Bad Religion, punk rock, with The Bronx and Polar Bear Club, State Theatre, Portland, $27.50 advance, $30 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

Holy Mackerels Trio, with Mark Stover and Fiddlin' Paul D'Alessio, Tugs Pub, Southport Island. 633-3830. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Tricky Britches, bluegrass, with The Whiskey Boys, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $5. 8 p.m. Friday.

Debo Band, 11-piece Boston-based Ethiopian pop band, DJ Mike Marchand opens, The Dance Hall, Kittery, $15 advance, $18 door. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Anna and The Diggs, Andy Happel, Dawn Mitschele, Empire Dine and Dance, Portland, $20, 21-plus. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Nigel Hall Band, Big Easy, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, tickets available at Bull Moose. 9 p.m. Friday.

Gardiner Area High School Music Department presents "Pizazz," jazz ensemble and show choir, with instrumental and vocal soloists, GHS Little Theater, $4 to $7. 582-3150, Ext. 3027. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Mary Lou Lord and Guy Capecelatro III, singer-songwriters, Engine, Biddeford Arts, $6 advance, $8 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Girls, Guns and Glory, retro rock 'n country, Amy Black opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dave Mason Unplugged, founding member of Traffic, Ebony & Ivory opens, Asylum, Portland, $29, $45 VIP, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Antje Duvekot, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $20 advance, $23 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Sparks the Rescue, with Too Late the Hero and Lannen, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10, $20 VIP, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Geno's 30th-Anniversary Bash, with Hessian, Pigboat, The New Technicians, and The Pontiffs, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 221-2382. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dean Ford, pop, glam rock and electrofunk, with DC Wonder and Skyler, Studio 250, Portland, $10. 619-0250. Doors at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Village of Spaces, with Arborea and Ora Cogan, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. 8 p.m. March 31.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31. 

Special Events

The Harlem Globetrotters, "You Write the Rules" world tour, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $16 to $81. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Greater Portland Landmarks presents the Old House Trade Show, how-to workshops, discussion sessions and more than 40 exhibitors from throughout New England, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, $12. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Antique paper show, more than 40 exhibitors, Fireside Inn, Portland, $4. 749-1717. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, Zandonai's "Francesca Da Rimini," encore screening, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15 to $27. Noon Tuesday.

"A Spindle in Motion," animated shorts produced by Spindleworks Art Center and SpinOff Studios, with a screening of the documentary film "Wretches and Jabberers," The Frontier, Brunswick, $5 to $10 suggested. 11:30 a.m., 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday.

2013 Stache Pag, moustache film festival and pageant, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door, $20 VIP, 21-plus. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"The Pig Light Show Experience: From '60s Psychedelia to the 21st Century," Marc L. Rubinstein takes the audience through his music videos with history about light shows, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Femme Show, dance, spoken word, drag, burlesque and performance art exploring femme identity, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $11 advance, $14 door. 8 p.m. Saturday.

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