Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Dogsled races, ice skating, a bonfire and more are on tap Friday to Sunday at Bridgton’s Mushers Bowl Winter Carnival.
File photo by John Patriquin/Staff Photographer
"Tambien la Lluvia (Even the Rain)" (2010), Spanish drama about Columbus, the subjugation of Bolivian indigenous people and a modern-day water crisis, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick. Free. 725-3552. 7 p.m.
"Uprooted: Voices of Maine Immigrants and Refugees," documentary explores the lives of refugees resettled in New Hampshire, University Special Events Room, 7th Floor Glickman Library, USM Portland. Free. ccmaine.org. 6 p.m.
"Only the Young" (2012), documentary about three teenagers who live in a small desert town in southern California, includes discussion with filmmaker Jason Tippet, Space Gallery, Portland. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.
"Contracorriente (Undertow)" (2009), Peruvian drama examines intersection of love, masculinity and sexuality within the context of Peruvian tradition, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick. Free. 725-3552. 7 p.m.
"Seven Minutes in Heaven" (1985), teen dramedy, post-film discussion with Bill Halpin and Saskia Huising, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m.
John Bove, author of "Two Weeks Notice Aloha," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.
Sandy Oliver, author of "Beyond Baked Beans: Early American Foodways," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Josh Pahigian, author of "Strangers on the Beach," McArthur Library, Biddeford. 284-4181. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, with Wesley McNair, author of "The Words I Chose: A Memoir of Family and Poetry," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free; bring bag lunch. portlandlibrary.com. 6 p.m. Jan. 31.
Kieran Shields, author of "A Study in Revenge," University of Southern Maine (Bookstore), Portland. 780-4070. 7 p.m. Jan. 31.
• 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. Santa Cruz, 7 p.m. Friday; Vs. Springfield, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Manchester, 7 p.m. Saturday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Contra Dance, music by Jenny West and Friends; caller Maggie Robinson; Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $7. mayostreetarts.org. 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.