Friday, December 6, 2013
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Maine State Ballet will perform “Don Quixote” at its theater in Falmouth beginning on Friday.
Circus Smirkus, the international youth circus, returns to the Merriconeag Waldorf School in Freeport Monday and Tuesday.
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Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Ravel, DiBerardino and Vivaldi, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland, $30, $25 seniors, free for ages 21 and under (tickets required), pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Bob Marley, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $27.50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Bates Dance Festival, "Moving in the Moment," improvisational dance and music by Nancy Stark Smith and others, Bates College Alumni Gymnasium, Lewiston, free. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bates Dance Festival, "Different Voices," new works by international and emerging choreographers, Bates College Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $12-$25. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Swing Dance with Hadacol Bouncers, Acoustic Artisans, Portland, free. portlandswing. weebly.com. Presented by Portland City Swing Jam. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Maine State Ballet presents "Don Quixote," Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth, $17-$23, $2 discount for children 12 and under and seniors 62 and over. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 17.
Bates Dance Festival, Young Choreographers/New Works, Bates College Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, free. batesdancefestival.org. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Bates Dance Festival Finale, festival participants perform new works by several choreographers, Bates College Alumni Gymnasium, Lewiston, $6. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
"Hold Me Closer -- Tiny Dances," small works telling stories of love, loss, laughter and longing, The Maine Dance Project, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Bangor State Fair, Bangor Fair- grounds, bangorstatefair.com. Concerts, midway, food, petting zoo and more. Sunday.
York Days, Short Sands Beach, York, craft fair and fireworks. parksandrec.yorkmaine.org/special events.html#York Days. Sunday.
Maine Lobster Festival, variety of entertainment, races, crafts, and lots of lobster, Harbor Park, Rockland. mainelobsterfestival.com. Sunday.
Wings Over Wiscasset, Wiscasset Municipal Airport. 882-5475. World War II airplanes, antique autos, music, history, science and fireworks. Gates open at 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Art in the Park, annual show and sale with 185 exhibitors, entertainment, children's activities, food court, Mill Creek Park, South Portland, free. artintheparkmaine.com. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
6th annual Blueberry Festival, proceeds benefit Sweetser Family Services, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kennebunk. kennebunklutheran.org. Craft sale, baked goods and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Summer Film Series, "The Intouchables" (rated R), 7 p.m. Sunday; "Muppet Treasure Island" (rated G), 7:30 p.m. Saturday. York Public Library. www.york.lib.me.us.
"Dirty Wars," co-presented by Space Gallery and the museum, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, $7. portlandmuseum.org. Documentary based on the book by investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill, 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Sting," Camden Amphitheatre, free. 236-3440. 8:15 p.m. Monday.
"On the Road" Film Series, "The Blues Brothers" (1980), rated R. Patten Free Library, Bath, free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
"A Band Called Death," Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. Documentary about a '70s punk band, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, "The World Before Her," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Outdoor Summer Movie Series, "Raiders of the Lost Ark," Bug Light Park, South Portland, free. 767-7650. Thirty minutes after sunset Thursday.
Rudy Burckhardt Mini Film Festival, films shown outdoors, Waterfall Arts, Belfast, $5. waterfallarts.org. Films include "Lurk," shot in Belfast and Waldo County, dusk Thursday.
"Blackfish," documentary about orcas performing in sea parks and the perils they face, followed by live video Q&A with John Hargrove, former SeaWorld trainer, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Magician Conjuring Carroll, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center, free. 829-2215. 10 a.m. Tuesday.
USM Chemistry Club, experimental fun, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
Jimmy Eat World, rock, with Royal Bangs, State Theatre, Portland, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.
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