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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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Belfast Free Range Music Festival Kick-Off Party, Her Majesty's Cabaret variety show and music by Blind Owl band, American Legion Hall #143, Belfast, freerangemusicfestival. com. $10. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Mount Sharp with Leaves Leaves and Conjjjecture, presented by Hillytown, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. $5. 8 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

The Howlin' Brothers, three-piece string band, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10 advance, $15 day of. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Laurie Jones, Ed Desjardins and The Bloomers, singer-songwriters, Acoustic Artisans, Portland. 671-6029. 8 p.m. Friday.

Generationals, indie rock, with Sunset Hearts. Space, Portland, all ages, space538.org. $10 advance, $12 day of. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Keep ME Warm Concert Series, Jamie Pearson and Meteora, fundraiser for heating fuel assistance, Mallett Hall, Pownal, $10. 688-4153. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Shane Alexander, Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter and guitarist, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner, $20. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

April Verch, fiddler, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Belfast Free Range Music Festival, various locations, $25. freerangemusicfestival.com.

34 acts from many genres, including O'Death, Gordon Bok, Olas, CSC Funk and Ava Luna, music starts at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The Mallett Brothers Band, CD-release party, alt-country, with Eastbound Jesus, Asylum, Portland, $12 advance, $15 day of, 21-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Academy of Modern Music Mamm Slamm Finals, six high school bands compete, Asylum, Portland, $12, $10 students, all ages. maineacademyofmodernmusic. org. Doors at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Arthur Webster and the Holy Mackerels, McSeagull's, Boothbay Harbor. 633-5900. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Alejandra's Pizarnik's "La Sombra De Su Sombra," with musical settings by composer Frank Carlberg, vocalists Roxanne Amed and Christine Correa, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. 828-1310. $15, $5 seniors. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Jon Langford and Jean Cook, Last Church on the Left, Portland, $10. 838-9715. The Lay-Z-Gait Band opens, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Live and Local at the Library Music Series, singer-songwriters Neil Fishman and Dwain Allan Young, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday.

The Bright Wings Chorus, 10-person a cappella group, Acoustic Artisans, Portland, $12. 671-6029. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Quiet Riot, hard rock, Memory Lane, Standish, $35 advance, $39 day of. memorylanemusichall.com. Heart Shaped Rock opens, 8 p.m. Saturday. 

Special Events

Laser Mania 2013, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5.50, plus $1 for 3-D glasses. usm.maine.edu/planet. "Laser Orion," 1 p.m.; "Laser Perseus + Andromeda," 3 p.m. Sunday.

30th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Saint Joseph's College (Harold Alfond Center), Standish, $4, $3 seniors and students, free for 12 and under. 893-6617. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, poetry and spoken word, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $3, 18-plus. 773-7210. Portland Slam Team semifinals, round two, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Bodas de Sangre/Suite Flamenca," classic of Spanish dance, HD dance from the Teatro Real in Madrid, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $15, $10 students. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Poetry Celebration: A Swarm of Poets, an evening of readings by Maine poets and readings by the winners of this year's Poetry Contest, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Take Back the Night March and Rally, Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine, Monument Square, Portland, free. sarsonline.org. 6 p.m. Friday.

Hypnotist Roderick Russell, family-friendly stage hypnosis show, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7 p.m. Friday.

"Poetry on Tap," Marty McConnell, Tatyana S. Brown and Sean Patrick Mulroy, presented by Port Veritas, Rising Tide Brewery, Portland, $15 advance, $17 day of, $10 students. portveritas.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

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