March 28, 2013

Et Cetera Listings

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

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The Reel Paddling Film Festival, a traveling show of some of the world's best paddling films, comes to Hannaford Hall at the University of Southern Maine in Portland at 7 p.m. Friday.

Reel Paddling Film Festival 2012

"Valerie and Her Week of Wonders" (1970), Czechoslovakian surrealist film, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. Free. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Portland Children's Film Festival, featuring local, national and international children's films and workshops for all ages, various locations, Portland. Various prices. Schedule at portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. Wednesday to April 7.

 

• BOOKS/AUTHORS

THURSDAY

Kathryn Miles, author of "All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship," Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. www.lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

James Scott, author of "Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed," Ketchum Library (University of New England), Biddeford. 602-2804. 2:30 p.m.

Owen King, author of "Double Feature," Longfellow Books, Portland. longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Blaize Nolynne, author of "District One Stand By," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.

SATURDAY

Susan Lebel Young, author of "Food Fix: Ancient Nourishment for Modern Hungers," Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

TUESDAY

Neil Rolde, author of "York is Living History," York Public Library. 363-2818. 7 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY

Linda Greenlaw, author of "Lifesaving Lessons: Notes from an Accidental Mother," Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 7 p.m.

Richard Cheek and Bill Bunting, editor and contributor to "From Guiding Lights to Beacons for Business: The Many Lives of Maine's Lighthouses," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon.

Ann Hood, author of "The Obituary Writer," University of Southern Maine (Bookstore), Portland. 780-4072. 6:30 p.m.

 

APRIL 4

Evelyn Rysdyk, author of "Spirit Walking: A Course in Shamanic Power & Spirited Medicine," True North Health Center, Falmouth. 781-4488. 6 p.m.

Mark Lapping, author of "Maine's Agricultural History," Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 2 p.m.

Annie Finch, author of "Spells: New and Selected Poems," University of New England-Westbrook College Campus (Abplanalp Library), Portland. une.edu/mwwc. Noon.

 

• PRO SPORTS

Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Boston Celtics, Portland Exposition Building, Portland. $6 to $30. www.nba.com/dleague/maine. Vs. Erie, 7 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $16 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Manchester, 7 p.m. Friday.

 

• PARTICIPANT DANCE

Scottish Country Dancing, new dancers welcome, no experience necessary, Community House, Kennebunkport. Donations at door. 839-8637. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

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