Thursday, December 12, 2013
• HOT TICKETS
Music and Nightlife: Chance to see ZZ headling for the top
ZZ WARD is a blues and soul singer with an old soul and a contemporary edge. Since releasing her debut album, “Til the Casket Drops,” last year she has appeared on “The Tonight Show” and had her music appear on ABC Family’s “Pretty Little Liars.” Catch her in Portland Saturday while she’s still on her way up.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Saturday.
WHERE: Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland.
HOW MUCH: $12 to $20
Art and Theater: Mad Horse Theatre puts on a Bard power play
MAD HORSE THEATRE COMPANY continues its production of Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus,” directed by Stacey Koloski. It stars Tony Reilly in the title role, with Mad Horse company members Burke Brimmer, Nathan Speckman and Christine Louise Marshall, along with guest artists Jessica Fratus, Owen Freeman, J.P. Guimont, Jordan Handren-Seavey, Leo Hilton, Joshua Hughes, Erik Moody, Kat Moraros, Shawn Reardon, Mark Rubin, Nicholas Schroeder and Sean Senior. The show about power, corruption and loyalty closes Mad Horse’s 27th season.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Mad Horse Theatre at the Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland.
HOW MUCH: $20 adults; $15 seniors and students; pay what you can on Thursday.
INFO: 730-2389 or madhorse.com / tickets
Food and Drink: Winemaker from France coming to dinner
MEET FRENCH WINEMAKER Pierre Du›ort of Domaine de Rimauresq, a 123-acre vineyard in Provence, and sample his wines while enjoying a multi-course meal prepared by chef Guy Hernandez.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Monday
WHERE: Bar Lola, 100 Congress St., Portland
HOW MUCH: $75
Et Cetera: Magician has talent for making you wonder
HOW’D HE DO that? There are few things as, well, magical as trying to figure out how a magician tricks our eyes. Magic fans will get that when illusionist George Saterial brings his act to the Freeport Theater of Awesome this weekend.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot Street, Freeport
HOW MUCH: $19
• CHEAP THRILLS
Music and Nightlife: Fly among genres when barnswallows play
CAN’T DECIDE whether you want to hear some country-folk or some bluegrass-pop? Well, then you should go see the Barn Swallows Thursday at Blue, because both of those descriptions fi t their music. The show is followed by a bluegrass jam.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday; 9 p.m. bluegrass jam session.
WHERE: Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland
HOW MUCH: No cover, but a one order minimum and suggested donations for performers.
Art and Theater: Photographs in Rockland a 'Merry' exhibition
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