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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Pixel Hunter Video and Animation Festival, best video and animation projects from University of Maine at Farmington students over the past year, Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington, free. 778-7515. 7 p.m. Monday.

Spurwink presents Sprout Film Festival 2013, films featuring people with developmental disabilities, One Longfellow Square, Portland, free/donation. spurwink.org/sprout. 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"So You Think You Know Rockland," quiz show benefits Rockland Main Street Inc., Strand Theatre, Rockland, $5 to $10. rocklandstrand.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Spurwink presents Sprout Film Festival 2013, films featuring people with developmental disabilities, University of Maine, Michael Klahr Center, Augusta, free/donation. spurwink.org/sprout. 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Institute for Civic Leadership 20th Anniversary Celebration, 300 leaders from all sectors share inspirational stories of community impact, hors d'oeuvres, networking, storytelling, live entertainment, short film, and cash bar, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland, $75. goo.gl/Yb0uC. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Spurwink presents Sprout Film Festival 2013, films featuring people with developmental disabilities, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, free/donation. spurwink.org/sprout. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Almost Psychic" with Roderick Russell, sword swallowing, mentalism, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $12 to $18 advance, $14 to $20 door. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Kirtan with Brenda McMorrow and John de Kadt, ecstatic song and poetry, The New Church, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 233-6846. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Juggler and comedian Brent McCoy, Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $4 to $8. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7 p.m. Saturday.

SLAP Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland, female armwrestling tournament, music by Zombie Beach, with emcee Rachel Flehinger, benefits A Company of Girls, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

"May the Fourth Be with You," Maine Academy of Modern Music "Star Wars" Bash, music by Emergency Sirens, Yard Sail, Illegal Eagle, Metal Sideburns, Battle Taxi and Rupture the Fish, Breakwater School, Portland, $5, $3 if in costume. maineacademyofmodernmusic.org. 5 p.m. Saturday.

Open House, exhibits about local history, New Gloucester Historical Society History Barn, free. 926-3188. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Cinco de Mayo Cruise, salsa dancing, food, music from guitarist Chad Cummings, benefits NAFSC programs, Bay Mist, Casco Bay Lines, Portland, $30. 647-4534. 3 to 5 p.m. May 5.

6th Annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival, with Megan Grumbling and finalists from several area high schools, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport, free. merriconeag.org. 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 5.

Fiesta! Cinco de Mayo at El Rayo, music by Pete Kilpatrick Band, Anna and The Diggs, Builder of the House, Pete Witham and The Cozmik Zombies, Jaw Gems, Maine Marimba Ensemble and Primo Cubano, outdoor bar and BBQ, mechanical bull riding, face painting, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 5.

Chocolate Sunday, gourmet cakes, chocolate specials, chocolate-covered fruit, beverages and sundaes, benefits Par Sem restoration fund, Parsonfield Seminary, $8. 793-8825. 2 to 4 p.m. May 5.


Dramatic Repertory Company presents "Swimming in the Shallows," Adam Bock's award-winning comedy, Portland Stage Company, Studio Theater, $10 to $20. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Acorn Productions presents 12th Annual Playwrights Festival, 18 authors and 23 world premiere scripts, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $10 to $15, multi-day passes available. acorn-productions.org. Sunday and Thursday through May 5.

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