September 15, 2013

Calendar: Your Arts and Entertainment Guide

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William Haines and Marion Davies meet an out-of-costume Charlie Chaplin, right, in “Show People,” a classic 1928 silent comedy to be screened with live music on Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Leavitt Theatre in Ogunquit.

Courtesy of Leavitt Theatre

"Water & Wood," paintings by Carole Sloane; and "New Works," paintings by John Santoro and Liz Hoag, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through Oct. 19.

Michael Ranucci, paintings, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through Sept. 28.

Tom Huber, pottery for cooking, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through Sept. 30.

Works by Living Innovations, Dyer Library, Saco. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through Sept. 30.

"Frenzied Felines," cat portraits by Lori Rae Curole, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Oct. 29.

"Wearable Art," hats, jackets, scarves and jewelry in glass, precious metals and stone by Maine weavers, felters and jewelers, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Oct. 31. 

Art Openings

"OK Back OK," sculpture, drawings and prints by Jeff Badger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Oct. 26. Opening reception, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Anne Ireland and Susan Williams, new works, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

"Boats and Harbors," oil paintings by Brad Betts, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Thursday through Nov. 2.

"For Pastels Only," Pastel Painters of Maine 14th international juried exhibition, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Friday through Oct. 19.

Auditions

"The Sound of Music," ages 16 and older, open call, Portland Players, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 

Benefits

6th Annual Eco Appetito, chef Lee Skawinski creates cooks with food items donated by local vendors, including Maine beef, haddock, lobster, mussels, cheese, veggies, breads and more, silent auction and entertainment, benefits Ferry Beach Ecology School and its Food for Thought program, Vignola Cinque Terre, Portland, $55. ecoappetito.org. Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

"10x10," reception and sale of works by local artists, benefits Arts Are Elementary, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 10x10brunswick.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Sixth annual benefit dance in honor of Chris Collin, music from Radio Revival, benefits Northeast Spinal Cord Injury Fund, Rochambeau Club, Biddeford, $10, 21-plus. 590-5654. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Trails 10K, for runners or walkers; benefits Portland Trails, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, $12 to $15. trails.org. 9 a.m. (7:30 to 8:30 a.m. registration) Sept. 22. 

Books and Authors

Monica Wood, author of "When We Were the Kennedys," Patten Free Library, Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Rohan Henry, Gail Donovan and Maria Padian, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Richard Rubin, author of "The Last of the Doughboys," Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Noon Thursday. 

Classical Music

Pianist Bridget Convey, performing John Cage's "Sonatas and Interludes," University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 to $15. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Friday.

Portland Rossini Club public concert series, works by Verdi and Wagner featuring soprano Luette Saul, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sept. 22. 

Comedy

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up show, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Bill Cosby, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $35.50 to $101. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Saturday. 

Dance

Port City Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin' DJs, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, music and dance from around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Contradance, music by Scrod Pudding with Bill Olson calling, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $9. 666-3090. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Parallel Dance Company presents "Watering Hole," Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $4 to $16. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 

Fairs/Festivals

New Portland Lions Fair, midway, pulling events, crafts and exhibits, Fairgrounds, North New Portland. 628-2916. Sunday.

Shaker Hill Apple Festival, arts and crafts fair, wagon rides, Shaker Museum exhibits, kids' activities, antique car rides, music, Shaker Village, Alfred. shakerhillapplefestival.org. Sunday.

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