Sunday, April 20, 2014
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"The Pervert's Guide to Ideology" (2012), documentary explores the mechanisms that shape what we believe and how we behave, screening followed by discussion with USM professor of philosophy Jason Read, Space Gallery, Portland. $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
"The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia" (2012), documentary presented by the Maine International Dyslexia Association, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. Free. 829-2215. 6 p.m. March 21.
"Fukushima Never Again" (2012), documentary about 2011 nuclear disaster followed by discussion, Rockland Public Library. Free. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. March 21.
David Buchanan, author of "Taste, Memory: Forgotten Foods and Why They Matter," Longfellow Books, Portland. Free. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.
Dorothy Freeman, author of "Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People's Garden," Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. Free. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 10 a.m. Saturday.
Lowry's Lodge Monthly Poetry Series, featuring poets Bruce Spang and Heather Day, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. $3. 591-7300. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Colin Sargent, author of "Museum of Human Beings," Yarmouth Historical Society. Free. 846-6259. 7 p.m. Monday.
Poetry Evening, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, York Public Library. Free. www.york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Jeff and Alison Wells, authors of "Maine's Favorite Birds," Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. Free; bring bag lunch. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.
Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold, author of "The Whaler's Bride," Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. Free. curtislibrary.com. 7 p.m. March 21.
Jeremiah Conway, author of "The Alchemy of Teaching," University of Southern Maine (bookstore), Portland. Free. 780-4072. 5:30 p.m. March 21.
• PRO SPORTS
Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, Portland Exposition Building. $6 to $30. nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Fort Wayne, 7 p.m. Thursday.
Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7 p.m. Saturday.
• PARTICIPANT DANCE
Bath Family Dance, live fiddle music and dance lessons, Bath Dance Works. $3; $12 per family. 522-3900. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Port City Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin' DJs, Woodfords Club, Portland. $10. portcityswing.com. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.
Scottish Country Dancing, new dancers welcome, no experience necessary, Community House, Kennebunkport. Free/donation. 839-8637. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday.