Thursday, May 23, 2013
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“This Land Is Your Land,” the black-and-white photographic exhibit on view at the Harlow Gallery through November, continues to celebrate and commemorate the life and contributions of American folk legend Woody Guthrie with a free public concert for children and adults at 2 p.m. Sunday at the gallery, 160 Water St. in Hallowell. Maine duo Dave Peloquin and Bob Webb will perform a wide selection of the songs Guthrie wrote specifically for children.
"Alice Waters & Her Delicious Revolution," part of the "American Masters" series produced by PBS, University of Maine (Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine), Augusta. Free. hhrc.uma.edu. 5:30 p.m.
"The Welcome," documentary about life after war for veterans, First Universalist Church, Rockland. Free. midcoastpeaceandjustice.org. 7 p.m.
"Normative Narratives," film series about the portrayal of gay men in cinema, Space Gallery, Portland. $7. space538.org. "Keep the Lights On" (2012), 7:30 p.m.
"The African Queen" (1951), starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 7 p.m.
Richard Blanco, author of poetry collection "Looking for the Gulf Motel," Bates College (Edmund S. Muskie Archives), Lewiston. 786-6256. 7:30 p.m.
Mary Cerullo, author of the children's book "City Fish, Country Fish," Rice Public Library, Kittery. 439-1553. 6 p.m.
Jennifer Skiff, author of "The Divinity of Dogs," Bookstacks, Bucksport. 469-8992. 6:30 p.m.
Poet David Wojahn, author of "World Tree," Glickman Library, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. 780-4291. Talk at 2 p.m.; poetry reading at 4 p.m.
Dahlov Ipcar, renowned Maine children's author and illustrator, Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick. 373-6015. 10 a.m. to noon.
Bill Roorbach, author of "Life Among Giants," Emery Community Arts Center, Farmington. 778-7880. 7:30 p.m.
William Barry, historian and author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," Ricker Memorial Library, Poland Spring. 998-4390. 5:30 p.m.
Brenda Gilchrist, author of "Waltzing with Bracey: A Long Reach Home," Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Noon.
Jeff Foltz, author of "Two Men Ten Suns," with refreshments, music and a reading, University of Southern Maine (bookstore), Portland. 780-4070. 7 p.m.
Max Alexander, author of "Bright Lights, No City: An African Adventure on Bad Roads with a Brother and a Very Weird Business Plan," Falmouth Memorial Library. www.falmouth.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.
Kate Flora, author of "Redemption," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.
Poet Carolyn Gelland, reading from her husband Kenneth Frost's book of poems, "Time on Its Own," Farmington Public Library. www.farmington.lib.me.us. 7 p.m.
William Barry, historian and author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford. 324-2797. 7 p.m.
Barbara Walsh, author of "August Gale: A Father and Daughter's Journey into the Storm," University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn, Lewiston. 753-6674. 6 p.m.
Paul Doiron, author of "Bad Little Falls," South Portland Library. southportlandlibrary.com. 6:30 p.m.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Adirondack, 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Contra Dance, with Jessie and Greg Boardman and Ellen Gawler, bring clean shoes for dancing, Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth. $10; $7 for seniors and students. 233-4325. Beginner's session at 7:30 p.m.; potluck at 7 p.m.; dance 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.