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

Downeast Brass Quartet, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $10/advance, $15 door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Judy Collins, folk, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $60 advance, $65 door. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Sam Bush, bluegrass, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $35. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Hive Jazz Series with The Sensations, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Peter Janson, Celtic guitarist, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

"The Acadia Session" CD-release show, with Italian jazz singer Giuppi Paone, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Chebeague Island Inn, free. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22.

Dawes, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. 

Special Events

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking history tour, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sept. 22.

BubbleMania!, bubble wizardry with music and comedy, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $12 to $20. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Summer's End Tea, traditional tea, scones, tea sandwiches and sweets, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, $22 members. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Seanachie Nights, spoken word and music, tales of ihe Feline Race with Lynne Cullen, Janet Lynch and Kurt Kish, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $9 suggested. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Poetry Evening, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, York Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tour of Seguin Island Light, tour Maine's highest lighthouse, the keeper's house and Seguin Island, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $25 to $50. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

Open Studio 2013, dance performances by Nathifa Shatki and Emma Holder and music by Caroline Cotter and the Jason Spooner band, dance floor music by Latin DJ Johnny Mambo, benefits Safe Passage. RGS Photography Studio, Portland, $25, $50 VIP. 4:30 p.m. to midnight Friday.

Irish American Club 40th-Anniversary Dinner and Dance, cocktail hour, cash bar, catered buffet, live music by Straight Lace, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland, $30. 6 p.m. Saturday. 


"West Side Story," Broadway musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 28.

"Waiting for Godot," Samuel Beckett drama, The Theater Project, Brunswick, pay what you want. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Aqua City Actors Theatre presents "The Secret of Comedy," dark comedy by Maine playwright Michael Kimball, Waterville Opera House, $10 to $12. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

"Indoor/Outdoor," comedy about an indoor cat who longs for the wild outdoors, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 29.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," Broadway musical, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 29.

Theater at Monmouth presents Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience," musical, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 28.

"It's Just Sex," comedic look at fidelity, lust and communication, The Footlights, Falmouth, $15 to $18, pay what you can Thursday. 756-0252. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Oct. 6.

"Rent," musical, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $10 to $15, under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult due to sexual content, adult themes and language. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Arsenic and Old Lace," farcical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $14 to $16. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Oct. 6.

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