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Singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche will perform for free Thursday as part of the Waltzing for Dreamers Free Music Series at the Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield.

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Brian Chamberlain as Winford Johnston and Jennifer Porter as Mary Cassatt star in "Maiden's Progeny: An Afternoon with Mary Cassatt, 1906" presented by The Originals at the Saco River Theater in Buxton.

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Vivid Motion Presents: "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad," a dance show of original choreography that tells one of the most treasured tales of the 1,001 Arabian Nights, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12, $6 for under 12. vividmotion.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Ecstatic Dance Maine, Reiche Community School Gymnasium, Portland, $10-$20, sliding scale. 408-2684. Open DJ'ed dance space to be free and expressive for the sake of dancing, 10 a.m. to noon Sunday. 


By Popular Demand Film Series, "The African Queen," Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $5, donation. 563-5513. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

"Herman's House," documentary about the injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

For Children

Mostly Puppets Festival Performance, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $8, $4 kids. mayostreetarts.org. Tanglewood Marionettes, "An Arabian Adventure," 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Country Mouse and the Missing Lunch Mystery," Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland, $8, $9. kitetails.org. Twist on Aesop's classic fable "Country Mouse and City Mouse," 4 p.m. Sunday.

"The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $10. portlandovations.org. Dallas Children's Theater's musical courtroom dramedy, 3 p.m. Sunday.


Living Colour, rock, Asylum, Portland, $29, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. "Vivid" 25th anniversary tour, 9 p.m. Sunday.

Mike Effenberger Group, jazz ensemble, Engine, Biddeford Arts, $5. feedtheengine.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.

OLS Sunday Jazz Brunch, John Clark's band, The Jazz Workshop; Bloody Marys, mimosas, breakfast foods for purchase, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $8. onelongfellowsquare.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Day for Night, acoustic country duo, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. 1 p.m. Sunday.

Greensky Bluegrass, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12 advance, $15 day of, $20 VIP. 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.

One More Time, a full, live recreation of the Daft Punk experience, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 day of. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Tas Cru, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Great Big Sea, Canadian folk-rock, State Theatre, Portland, $32.50-$46.50. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Ward MacDonald and Friends, Scottish fiddle music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Arthur Webster and Mark Stover, King Eider's Pub, Damariscotta. 563-6008. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

USM Jazz Ensemble, directed by Chris Oberholtzer, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $3-$6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Laura Cortese: "Into the Dark" CD-release show, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 day of. onelongfellowsquare.com. The Ballroom Thieves open, 8 p.m. Thursday.

Robert Serazin Blake and The Reverie Machine, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Waltzing for Dreamers Free Music Series, featured artist is singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, free. stonemountain artscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

April Music Series, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Giff Jamison, 6 p.m. Thursday; Rusty Hinges, 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Novel Jazz Septet, hot, swinging jazz from the Great American Songbook, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $14, $12 seniors, $6 for 12 to 18, free for under 12 with adult. 563-5513. 9 p.m. Thursday.

O'Death, alt-country, folk, bluegrass, punk, with Coke Weed, Butcher Boy and Hyena, Space, Portland, $10, 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Ward MacDonald and Friends, Scottish fiddle music, Phillips Area Community Center. $15. 639-3717. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Kris Allen, pop rock, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $20. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

USM Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Brent LaCasce, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $3-$6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Friday.

April Verch, Canadian fiddler, singer, songwriter and stepdancer, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $20 advance, $23 day of. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

"The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace," a collaboration by the Choral Art Society and Portland Ballet Company, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $19 to $59. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

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