April 14, 2013


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Patricia Buckley and David Mason in one of the stories that make up “Love/Sick,” a play by John Cariani that concludes its run at Portland Stage Company on April 21.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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"Grow a Library," dinner, dessert and concert by Kate Beever on marimba and electric guitarist John McCain, benefits Bonney Memorial Library, Krista's Restaurant, Cornish, $50. 625-8083. 5 p.m. Sunday.

Run-A-Hound 5K, benefits Youthlinks, Youthlinks, Rockland, $15, $10 with dog, $8 students. youthlinksonline.org. 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Hope Flies: Miles in Memory of Michaela 5K Run and Walk, benefits Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine in honor of Michaela Gaetjens, Southern Maine Medical Center, Biddeford, $10 to $20. bit.ly/MilesMichaela. 9 a.m. Saturday.


Books and Authors

Maine Writers Series presents poet Christian Barter, author of "In Someone Else's House," University of Maine (Neville Hall), Orono. 581-3485. 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Bruce Bourque, author of "The Swordfish Hunters: The History and Ecology of an Ancient American Sea People," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Susan Poulin, author of "Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair's Guide to Livin' The Good Life," Bangor Public Library. bpl.lib.me.us. 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Dawn Potter, author of "A Poet's Sourcebook," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Jenny Davidson, author of "The Magic Circle," Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

John Densmore, former drummer of The Doors and author of "Riders on the Storm" and "The Doors: Unhinged," Bull Moose Music Warehouse, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 2 p.m. Saturday.

Carla Sullwood, author of "The Whaler's Bride," Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 2 p.m. Saturday.


Classical Music

USM Concert Band, directed by Peter Martin, McCormack Performing Arts Center, Gorham High School, $3 to $6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra, Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler," with guest saxophonist Ben Robinette, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $26 to $64. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bowdoin College Concert Band, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Conservatory of Music presents 5th Annual Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival, pianist John McDonald and flutist Elizabeth Erenberg, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 to $15 suggested. 775-3356. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Decompression Chamber Music Series, Schubert string quartet "Death and the Maiden," One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m. Monday.

UMaine Chamber Jazz Ensemble, Bangor Public Library. bpl.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

USM Composers Showcase Concert, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $3 to $6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Friday.

Ogunquit Performing Arts presents 7th Annual Piano Festival, Randall Hodgkinson and Leslie Amper, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, $5 to $15. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

USM Chorale, Donald McCullough's "Holocaust Cantata" and John Rutter's "Requiem," University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $3 to $6. 5 p.m. Saturday.

Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Rossini Club, tenor Norman Whiteside, cellist Hugh Judge and many others, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. April 21.

Ogunquit Performing Arts presents 7th Annual Piano Festival, student recital, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 3 p.m. April 21.

USM Chorale, First Church, Belfast, free/donation. 323-0186. 3 p.m. April 21.



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



Bangor Ballet presents "Snow White," with performance by Downeast Kids Chorus, The Grand, Ellsworth, $7 to $14. grandonline.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Vivid Motion presents "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad," original choreography set to the treasured "Arabian Nights" tale, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $6 to $12. vividmotion.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2:30 p.m. April 21.

"Agen," independent study in dance by Bowdoin College senior Natalie Johnson, Bowdoin College, Wish Theater, Brunswick, free. 725-3375. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.



Winter/Spring Film Series, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" (2012, PG-13), York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. 3 p.m. Sunday.

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