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

Crossroads International Celtic Festival, traditional and modern tunes in the Irish, Scottish, Quebecois, Acadian and Cape Breton traditions, various locations, western Maine. Visit website for complete schedule, crossroadscelticfestival.com. Sunday.

Common Ground Country Fair, demonstrations, Maine organic foods and crafts, livestock exhibits, entertainment, Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, $8 to $10, free for children 12 and under and for those with handicaps. 568-4142. mofga.org. Gates open at 9 a.m. Friday through Sept. 22.

BBQ & Blues Festival, Downeast Soul Coalition, The Blues Prophers, Pat Pepin, The Boneheads, Pam Baker and many more, Maine State Pier, Portland, $10. bbqbluesfestivals.com. Friday through Sept. 22.

16th Annual Bethel Harvestfest and Chowdah Cook-off, Bethel Common. bethelharvestfest.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Cumberland Fair, harness racing, exhibit halls, midway, livestock and 4H exhibits, pulling events, food and entertainment, Cumberland Fairgrounds. cumberlandfair.com. Sept. 22. Continues through Sept. 28.

Saddleback Fall Festival, family activities, ski swap, arts and crafts fair and more, Saddleback Mountain, Rangeley. saddlebackmaine.com/festivals-fall-festival. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22. 

Films

Global Lens Film Series, "Beijing Flickers," China, 2012, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free. bates.edu. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

"The Motherhood Archives," essay film excavating hidden histories of childbirth in the 20th century, with filmmaker Irene Lusztig, Bowdoin College, Searles Science Building, Brunswick. 725-3834. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"The Act of Killing," nightmarish vision of military atrocities in Indonesia in the 1980s, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, "Best Kept Secret," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Show People, silent film comedy starring William Haines with live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. leavittheatre.com. 8 p.m. Thursday. 

Food and Drink

Sebago Brewing Octoberfest 2013, Sebago Brewing Company brewery, Gorham, $20, $10 for designated drivers, 21-plus. sebagobrewing.com. 11 a.m. Saturday. 

For Children

"Play Me A Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for kids ages 4 to 10, "Back to School Bonanza," Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Pumpkin Patch Trolley, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, $2 to $12. trolleymuseum.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 22.

Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell, singer-songwriters, music for kids, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $17 door, reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 11 a.m. Sept. 22. 

Music

Gaelic Storm, rock, bluegrass and African music with a Celtic foundation, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $50. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Dumpstaphunk, New Orleans funk, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 dos, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Sunday.

Leftover Salmon, jam band, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18 advance, $20 door, $30 VIP, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Hurry Down Sunshine, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Toad the Wet Sprocket, alt-rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door, $40 preferred seating, 18-plus. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Waltzing for Dreamers, free music series, Kirkmount, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Shine It on Thursday with Hilton Park, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Heather Hardy and Nancy Sierra, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Delta Rae, folk rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $13 advance, $15 door, $20 VIP, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

10,000 Maniacs, alt-rock, Asylum, Portland, $29, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Hinder and Candlebox, rock, with Charm City Devils, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $27 door. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Newpoli, southern Italian folk ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Hive Bluegrass Series, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. thehivekennebunk.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

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