Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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From left, Kara Hayward, Jared Gilman and Jason Schwartzman are shown in a scene from "Moonrise Kingdom," which will be shown at 3 p.m. Sunday at the York Public Library.
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"The American Friend" (1977), Wim Wenders crime thriller starring Dennis Hopper and Bruno Ganz, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. Free. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m.
"40 West" (2012), Maine-made thriller; discussion with director Dana Packard follows screening; Talbot Auditorium of Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland. $10. 228-8438. 6:30 p.m.
Phillip Hoose, author of "Moonbird," Yarmouth Frame and Gallery. 846-7777. 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Brian Brodeur, poet/author of "Natural Causes," "Other Latitudes" and "So the Night Cannot Go on Without Us," Bates College (Edmund S. Muskie Archives), Lewiston. 786-6256. 7:30 p.m.
Kira von Korff, author of "The Russian Coup and the Girl," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.
Lowry's Lodge Poetry Reading, hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel with featured poets Kevin Sweeney and Alice Persons, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. $3. 591-7300. 7 p.m.
Jason Anthony, author of "Hoosh: Roast Penguin, Scurvy Day and Other Stories of the Antarctic Cuisine," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m.
Tom Dowd, author of "The Transformation of a Doubting Thomas," Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m.
Susan Poulin, author of "Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida LeClair's Guide to Livin' the Good Life," Patten Free Library, Bath. 433-5141. 6:30 p.m.
Brown Bag Lecture Series, with Duane Robert Peterson, author of "Annie and the Prince of Whales: A Historical Novel," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free; bring own lunch. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.
Former U.S. Army Capt. Luis Montalvan, author of "Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him," Planet Dog Company Store, Portland. 347-8606. 6 p.m.
• PRO SPORTS
Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, Portland Exposition Building. $6 to $30. www.nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Iowa, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Vs. Springfield, 1 p.m. Monday.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Connecticut, 7 p.m. Saturday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Bowdoinham Dance Series Contradance, music by Ellen Gawler & The Pineland Fiddlers with caller Maggie Robinson, Bowdoinham Town Hall. $9. 666-3090. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m.; dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Ecstatic Dance Series, drug-free community of dancers and DJs, Ecstatic Dance Maine, South Portland. $10 to $15; sliding scale. ecstaticdanceme.com. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.