December 6, 2012

Et Cetera Listings

Benefits, craft fairs, special events, films, books and authors, pro sports dances

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The Led Zeppelin concert film “Celebration Day,” documenting a performance by the iconic rock band in London in 2007, will be screened in HD on Friday at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center.

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“Nightlight: Artist Intervention & Copper Beech Tree Lighting” begins at 5 p.m. Friday with four light-illuminated window displays designed by Kimberly Convey, acoustic concerts and mini installations throughout the Portland Museum of Art. Outside the museum, a candlelit stroll will take place in the sculpture garden on High Street with holiday choral music by the members of the Vox Nova Chamber Choir. The evening will end with the lighting of the museum’s Copper Beech Tree at 7 p.m. Special this year will be a decorative light installation by Pandora LaCasse.

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FRIDAY

Eva Murray, author of "Island Schoolhouse: One Room for All," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. 11 a.m.

SATURDAY

Josh Pahigian, author of "Strangers on the Beach," Nonesuch Books and Cards, Biddeford. 282-2638. 11 a.m.

Susan Poulin, author of "Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair's Guide to Livin' The Good Life," Ecopelagicon, Rangeley. 864-2771. 2 p.m.

Dorothy Radigan and Judith Durant, authors of "Knitting Know-How," Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Blue Butterfield, "A Year in Maine" calendar artist, Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 1 to 3 p.m.

Jeff and Allison Wells, authors of "Maine's Favorite Birds," Pineland Farms Welcome Center, New Gloucester. 688-4800. 1 p.m.

Susan Paradis, author and Illustrator of "Snow Princess," Sharpe Gallery, Kennebunk. thesharpegallery.com. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Josh Pahigian, author of "Strangers on the Beach," Sherman's Books and Stationery, Freeport. 869-9000. Noon to 2 p.m.

Rebecca Rule, author of "The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever!", Poofberry's Toys, Kennebunk. 967-0400. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jason Anthony, author of "Hoosh: Roast Penguin, Scurvy Day and Other Stories of the Antarctic Cuisine," Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick. 729-5083. 4 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Paul Doiron, author of "Bad Little Falls," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon to 1 p.m.

• PRO SPORTS

Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Celtics, Portland Exposition Building. $6 to $30. www.nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Fort Wayne, 7 p.m. Saturday; Vs. Canton, 5 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Bridgeport, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Port City Swing Dance, music by The Blue Willow Band, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m.; dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

Contra Dance, music by Wild Asparagus and calling by George Marshall, Wescustogo Grange Hall, North Yarmouth. $10; $7 for seniors and students; $3 for family dance; $12 per family. 233-4325. 6 p.m. family dance; 7 p.m. potluck; 7:30 p.m. beginner's session; 8 p.m. dance Saturday.

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