April 28, 2013

Calendar: Your Arts and Entertainment Guide

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Singer-songwriter Keller Williams is scheduled to perform at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Saturday.

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Maia Sharp is scheduled to perform at One Longfellow Square in Portland.

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Bowdoin College Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Suzanne Nance, vocalist, "Chansons de la Vie et de l'Amour," accompanied on piano, cello and violin, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $25 to $28. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Portland Community Chorus presents "A Spring Concert," traditional spirituals and a variety of contemporary favorites, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, $12 advance, $15 door, $6 students, under 12 free. 370-5320. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bowdoin College Chamber Choir, Bowdoin Chapel, Brunswick, free. 798-4141. 3 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. May 5.

Bowdoin College Chorus and Mozart Mentors Orchestra, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

USM School of Music presents Fithian Festival Concert, celebration in honor of Prof. Bruce Fithian's 29 yeras of service to USM, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Greater Freeport Community Chorus presents "Everyday People," themes of love and loss, joy and sorrow, sin, redemption and heritage, First Parish Church Freeport, $10, under 12 free. gfccweb.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler's 5th Symphony, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $26 to $76. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. May 5.

Greater Freeport Community Chorus presents "Everyday People," themes of love and loss, joy and sorrow, sin, redemption and heritage, Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, Cumberland, $10, under 12 free. gfccweb.org. 2:30 p.m. May 5.


Bob Marley, Inn on the Blues, York Beach, $25, $20 standing room, 21-plus. innontheblues.com. 7 p.m. Sunday.


Ecstatic Dance Maine, DJ'ed dance space to be free and expressive for the sake of dancing, Reiche Community School Gymnasium, Portland, $10 to $20. 408-2684. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday and May 5.

Scottish country dancing, new dancers welcome, no experience necessary, Community House, Kennebunkport, donation. 839-8637. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday and May 5.

Annual spring dance concert, Bowdoin College, Pickard Theater, Brunswick, free. 725-3375. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Greater Portland community contra dance series, live music by Sassafras Stomp and calling by Mary Wesley, Falmouth Congregational Church, $5 to $10, under 5 free. 358-9354. Lesson at 7:15 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Thursday.

Contra dance, Big Moose Band and caller Chrissy Fowler, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor, $6, $1 kids. 288-5015. Family dance ($2) at 6:30 p.m., lessons at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Elizabeth Drucker Ballet School presents "Flight," a collection of dances for the ages, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $10 to $12. theballetschool.com. 2 p.m. Saturday and May 5.


Mayfair, Maypole dancing, family activities, live music, food and city-wide yard sales, various locations, Bath. 442-7291. visitbath.com. All Saturday.


Preble Street Maine Hunger Initiative presents "A Place at the Table," documentary about hunger in America, followed by a panel discussion led by local anti-hunger leaders and neighbors exploring solutions to food insecurity, Nickelodeon Cinemas, Portland, $5. 772-4022. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Upstream Color," original, mythic romantic thriller that seeks truths that lie just beyond our reach, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

"The Blind Banker," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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