Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The country/rockabilly/bluegrass outfit The Backyard Devils has four shows coming up in Maine this week: Monday at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland; Tuesday at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison; Wednesday at the Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage; and Thursday at the Phillips Area Community Center.
“Seated Woman with a Vase of Narcissus,” 1941 oil on canvas by Henri Matisse, from the exhibition “A Taste of Modernism – The William S. Paley Collection,” continuing through Sept. 8 at the Portland Museum of Art.
The William S. Paley Collection. © The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Courtesy Portland Museum of Art
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Syndicate 19, CD-release party, with The Grumps, Big Easy, Portland, $8. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Friday.
Maine St. Andrew's Pipes and Drums, Colonial Pemaquid Historic Site, New Harbor, free. 677-2423. 2 p.m. Saturday.
Judy Collins, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $60 advance, $65 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Live and Local at the Library, Ed Desjardins, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. lithgow.lib.me.us. 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
North of Nashville, with Ryan Flaherty and The Burners, Big Easy, Portland. bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Suede, jazz singer, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $30 advance, $34 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. May 26.
Victoria Mansion Doll Tea, formal tea for children and their dolls with live music, party favors, gift bags, baked sweets and more; following the tea, guests are invited to enjoy free tours of the mansion decorated with dolls from the collection of Marion Bunton, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland, $40 for adult with child. victoriamansion.org. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Maine Nordmenn Constitution Day Celebration, Viking history and Scandinavian culture, Maine Wildlife Park, Gray, $3.50. 622-3096. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Pine Tree State Country Music Association, Wildhorse Band, DeeDee Record Allen, Peter Allen, Dennis Moro, Gloria Jean and others, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls, $6 advance, $7 door. 490-1232. 1 p.m. Sunday.
Kennel Clubs presents Fourth Annual Southern Maine Coastal Classic, dog show and obedience and rally trials, Wassamki Springs Campground, Scarborough. yorkcountykennelclub.org. 8 a.m. Sunday.
Seanachie Nights, spoken word and music, Castlebay's "A May Garland," music and lore celebrating the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $9 suggested donation. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
Poetry evening, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Walter Ungerer, featuring Ungerer's short films and conversations with Lisa Dombek, Dianna Rust and Ungerer, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $6. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Rhythmic Cypher, poetry slam team benefit, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $10 to $15. poetrising.wordpress.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Run For Your Life Emergency Service Challenge, 5K obstacle course and 160-meter pond swim, teams or individuals, Camden Snow Bowl, $50. emergencychallenge.org/home. Registration at 8 a.m., first heat at 9 a.m. Saturday.
"Ride into Summer," motorcycle and bicycle ride, pizza, contest, live music and fireworks, Gardiner Waterfront Park, free. gardinermainstreet.org. 4:30 p.m. to dusk Saturday.
Yo-Yo People, John and Rebecca Higby perform high-energy comedy with yo-yo, hula hoop and unicycle, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $14 advance, $16 door. awesometheater.com. 2 p.m. Saturday and May 26.
"Wittenberg," David Davalos comedy about Hamlet's college days, Portland Stage Company, $34 to $44. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
"MOMologues 2: Off to School," frank and funny true tales of motherhood, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $12 to $14. schoolhousearts.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.
"Legends: The Music Of Judy Garland," one-woman show starring Kelly Caufield, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. May 26.
New England Regional Theater Company presents "Godspell, Jr.," musical, Winter Street Center, Bath, $12 to $15. 837-4540. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. May 26.
"All Shook Up," musical inspired by and featuring songs of Elvis Presley, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. May 26. Runs through June 2.
"The Rat Pack Is Back!," tribute show about the era of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop in Las Vegas, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. May 26. Runs through June 8.
Neil Simon's "The Good Doctor," high school production, Kennebunk High School, $8. 468-8461. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.