April 21, 2013

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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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Dance

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. 

Films

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.

Music

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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