Thursday, April 24, 2014
(Continued from page 5)
“Top of Radio City, New York City,” 1937, watercolor on paper, from “John Marin: Modernism at Mid-Century,” continuing at the Portland Museum of Art.
Courtesy Portland Museum of Art
The York Public Library’s free summer film series features “Black Swan” at 7 tonight.
"Cross Currents," new composers forum, panel discussion and live musical excerpts moderated by Elliott Schwartz, Bar Harbor Music Festival, Bar Harbor Congregational Church, donation. barharbormusicfestival.org. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Met Summer Live in HD Encore Series, screenings of classic live in HD transmissions, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, $10-$18. 935-9232. Donizetti's La Fille du Regiment, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
"Cross Currents," new composers concert, Maureen Hurd Hause, clarinet Blair McMillen, piano, Bar Harbor Music Festival, Bar Harbor Congregational Church, $15-$25. barharbormusicfestival.org. 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Curtis On Tour and Time for Three, Rockport Opera House, $30-$45, $8/students. 236-2823; baychamberconcerts.org. 8 p.m. Thursday.
Maestro Warren King, crooners and trillers, benefits Laudholm Farms Wells Reserve, Colony Hotel, Kennebunkport, $5 donation. 985-8759. of 5 p.m. today.
Defenders of the Funny Improv with Stephanie Doyle, games, sketches, music and audience participation, Lucid Stage, Portland, $7. 899-3993. 7:30 p.m. today.
Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Double Vision: mime. physical comedy and vaudeville banter, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m. Monday; rain date Tuesday.
Maine Hysterical Society, Seaside Pavilion, Old Orchard Beach, $11-$14. 934-2024. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Comedy Showcase, Comedy Connection, Portland, $7.50-$15, 18+ or 16+ with parent. mainecomedy.com. George Hamm, 8: 30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; Hamm and Carolyn Plummer, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday.
Paula Poundstone, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50-$42.50, all ages. 646-4777; jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday.
Susan Sparks, America's only female comedian with a pulpit, The Temple, Ocean Park, $12. oceanpark.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Contradance, Town Hall, Bowdoinham, $9. 666-3090. 8 to 11 p.m. (beginner's lesson at 7:30 p.m.) Saturday.
Contradance, with Soupbone, and Kathryn Larsen calling, all dances taught, clean shoes please, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. mayostreetarts.org. 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Maine Celtic Celebration, Celtic music and culture festival, various locations, Belfast. mainecelticcelebration.com. Friday.
Art in the Park, presented by members of Bridgton Art Guild, Shorey Park, Bridgton. gallery302.org. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
North Atlantic Blues Festival, Robert Cray, Nellie Tiger Travis, Toni Washington, Eric Bibb and many more, Public Landing, Rockland, $35-$75. 691-2248; northatlanticbluesfestival.com. Gates open at 9 a.m. music starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and July 17.
First Parish Market Arts and Crafts Fair, First Parish Church of Freeport. firstparishmarket.com. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Free summer film series, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. "Black Swan," 7 p.m. today. Summer documentary series, "Mugabe and the White African," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 871-1700. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Summer film festival, "A Screaming Man (drama from Chad)," Patten Free Library, Bath, free. 443-5141. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Teens Through Time, film series with teen-centric view point, "Bring It On," Portland Public Library, free. 871-1700. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
"The Adventures of Captain Dick Spear," documentary film with question and answer session, presented by the Rockland Historical Society, Rockland Public Library, free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
"The Lost World," silent movie, adaptation of the 1912 book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, live piano from Doug Protsik, Old Town House, Union, $5, under 21 free. 785-4531. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Food and Drink
Library Sundae, antique car rides and sundaes $2.50 each, Falmouth Memorial Library, free. 781-2351. falmouth.lib.me.us. 1 to 4 p.m. today.
We Love Local! Store-wide tasting and sampling event of products from all over Maine and New England, Whole Foods Market, Portland. 774-7711. 1 to 4 p.m. today.
Farmer's Market, Fresh Start Farms' locally grown produce, Whole Foods Market, Portland. 774-7711. 2 to 6 p.m. Monday.
Stories by the Garden: Maine children's book authors and illustrators, stories and fun activitities, Ellie Chase, Friends School of Portland, Mackworth Island, Falmouth, free. 781-6321. 11 a.m. Wednesday. Through July 20.
(Continued on page 7)
click image to enlarge
Eric Bibb is among the featured performers at the North Atlantic Blues Festival, happening next weekend in Rockland.
Keith Perry Pictures
click image to enlarge
Vishten brings the rollicking music of Prince Edward Island to One Longfellow Square in Portland on Thursday.