May 12, 2011

Hot Tickets, May 12, 2011

• MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE: Jazzman Pizzarelli plays The Landing

JAZZ GUITARIST and singer John Pizzarelli has impressed audiences of all stripes, whether he's playing with other jazz cats or with the Boston Pops orchestra, which he did recently. He's also got a reputation for joking around with his audiences.

WHEN: 8 tonight

WHERE: The Landing at Pine Point, 353 Pine Point Road, Scarborough

HOW MUCH: $35 to $40

INFO: 774-4527;

ART AND THEATER: 'Hedwig' rocks Space Gallery

GLAM SLAM. Gene Dante and Lisa van Oosterum star in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," a musical by John Cameron Mitchell about a fictional rock band fronted by "internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt, a transgendered East German rock goddess.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through May 21.

WHERE: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $20 ($18 for students and Space members)

INFO: (800) 838-3006;

• DINING AND DRINK: Set your toque on Azerbaijani fare

LAMB MEATBALL SOUP stewed beef with sour golden plums and chestnuts ghee-scented rice It's all part of an Azerbaijani family meal, and you can learn to make it in this cooking class taught by Lindsay Sterling of the Immigrant Kitchens project. The cooking starts at 7, and dinner begins at 8:30. BYOB.

WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St.

HOW MUCH: This is a project to raise money for the Freeport Food Pantry. Pay what you can, but $15 to $35 is suggested.

INFO: Reserve a spot by emailing lindsay@lindsay

• ET CETERA: Hilarity for Charity has Morgan, more

HAVE A LAUGH while lending your support to the fight against breast cancer during Hilarity for Charity featuring Karen Morgan and Quinn Collins. All proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen 3 Day for a Cure.

WHEN: 7 to 10 p.m. today

WHERE: The Local Buzz, 333 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth


INFO: 541-9024


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