Saturday, March 8, 2014
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Banjo master Tony Trischka performs on Saturday at Hannaford Hall on the USM campus in Portland.
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St. Cecilia Chamber Choir and Sheepscot Valley Chorus, performance of Brahms' German Requiem, St. Patrick's Church, Newcastle, $15. ceciliachoir.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. April 7.
Bennewitz Quartet, based in the Czech Republic, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, $12. batestickets.com. 3 p.m. Saturday.
DaPonte String Quartet, works by Hayden, Stravinsky and Borodin, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $5 to $10, 12 and under free. 621-3551. 2 p.m. April 7.
Comedy show with headliner John Tole, Club Texas, Auburn, $7, 21-plus. clubtexas.info. Doors at 7 p.m. Friday.
Spring dance concert, showcase of work by student choreographers, including thesis projects by dance majors, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston, $3 to $6. batestickets.com. 5 p.m. Sunday.
Scottish country dancing, new dancers welcome, no experience necesary, Community House, Kennebunkport, donation. 839-8637. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Greater Portland Community contra dance series, live music by Arigana Highway, calling by Mary Wesley, Falmouth Congregational Church, $5 to $10, under 5 free. 358-9354. Lessons 7:15 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Contra dance, Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor, $1 to $6. 288-5015. Family dance ($2) at 6:30 p.m., lessons at 7:30, dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Bangor Ballet presents "Snow White," Bangor Ballet, students from Thomas School of Dance and other local dance studios will portray the familiar characters, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft, $8 to $12. bangorballet.com. 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Lewiston Auburn Film Festival, various times and locations in Lewiston and Auburn, see website for complete schedule. lafilmfestival.org. Thursday and Friday.
Volunteer Fair, presented by Altrusa Club of Portland, find volunteer opportunities, Portland Elks Lodge #188. 773-3148. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
"Valerie and Her Week of Wonders," The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, Free. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Farnsworth Art Museum and The Strand present "Rockland Shorts 2013," international short film series, "The Superconscious: Transcending Human or Normal Consciousness," farnsworthmuseum.org/rocklandshorts, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $8.50. 8 p.m. Friday.
The Northern Forest Canoe Trail presents Rapid Media's Reel Paddling Festival World Tour 2013, award-winning paddling films in 10 categories, Chewonki Center for Environmental Education, Wiscasset, $12 advance, $15 door, $10 students. chewonki.org. 7 p.m. Friday.
Winter/Spring Film Series, "Anna Karenina" (2012), York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. April 7.
"Two Who Dared," documentary of the story of American minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha, who boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe to help save imperiled Jews and refugees at the onset of World War II, First Universalist Church of Auburn, $5 suggested. 783-0461. 7 p.m. April 7.
Food and Drink
Tea tasting, sample five different teas, Jacqueline's Tea Room, Freeport. jacquelinestearoom.com. 6 p.m. Monday.
First Friday Wine Series: Spain, sommelier Erica Archer leads in-depth tasting paired with foods, The Wine Bar & Restaurant, Portland, $40, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
A Wine Walk in the Old Port: Latin American Reds, sommelier Erica Archer leads tastings paired with food at four area restaurants, The Wine Bar & Restaurant, Portland, $40, 21-plus. winewiseevents.com. 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Puppet show, presented by Prince Memorial Library, Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth, free. 829-2215. 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Portland Symphony KinderKonzert, strings KinderKonzert, "Four Seasons," Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $4. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 10:30 a.m. Friday.
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. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. April 7.
"Play Me a Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for kids ages 4 to 10, "Stories from Around the World," Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
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