Saturday, December 7, 2013
• HOT TICKETS
Spoken-word artist Henry Rollins brings his “Capitalism’ tour to Augusta on Sunday.
Music and Nightlife: Rollins brings 'Capitalism' tour to Augusta
PUNK ROCKER-turned-spoken-word artist Henry Rollins is putting on his speaker's hat for his "Capitalism" tour, with shows in all 50 state capitals, wrapping up in Washington, D.C., on the eve of the presidential election.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Cony High School Auditorium, 60 Pierce Drive, Augusta
HOW MUCH: $25; $20 for students
INFO: (800) 745-3000; statetheatreportland.com
Art and Theater: DaPonte Portland-bound
THE DaPONTE STRING QUARTET is coming to Portland. The quartet, which has traditionally played most of its concerts in the midcoast, adds Portland as a regular stop beginning this weekend with its season-opening concert featuring works by Haydn, Mozart and Bartok.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library
HOW MUCH: $20
INFO: 529-4555; daponte.org
Dining and Drink: At Grace, it's the great pumpkin bash
EVERY Portland party ghoul knows the place to be on Halloween night is the annual Halloween bash at Grace, the haunted church-turned-restaurant on Chestnut Street. This year, the door charge will benefit the Frannie Peabody Center.
WHEN: 9 p.m. Wednesday
WHERE: Grace, 15 Chestnut St., Portland
HOW MUCH: $10
INFO: 828-4422; restaurantgrace.com
Et Cetera: BWAH HAHAHAHA at Royal Bean
GET IN a laugh before Halloween hits during Royal Bean's Comedy Night featuring John Ater, Nellie Coes, Kate Ghiloni, Karen Morgan and Tuck Tucker.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday
WHERE: The Royal Bean, 18 Yarmouth Crossing, Yarmouth
HOW MUCH: $10
• CHEAP THRILLS
Music and Nightlife: Fogcutters headline Halloween ball
BIG BAND JAZZ for Halloween? To see what it's all about, check out the Fogcutters' "Halloween Speakeasy Ball" on Friday at The Big Easy.
WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Big Easy, 55 Market St., Portland
HOW MUCH: $8
Art and Theater: Whalley show winding down
THERE ARE precious few hours left to see John Whalley's latest solo exhibition, "World of Wonders," at Greenhut Galleries. Whalley is one of Maine's foremost artists, and is adept at both painting and drawing.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland
HOW MUCH: Free
INFO: 772-2693; greenhutgalleries.com
Dining and Drink: Talk is all about brewing spontaneous
ROB TOD, founder of Allagash Brewing Co., gives a talk about spontaneous fermented beers.
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday
WHERE: Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road
HOW MUCH: Free
Et Cetera: Give Pecha Kucha Night a try
GET YOUR design juices flowing during the fast-paced and social Pecha Kucha Night. (Don't worry, you're not the only one who doesn't know how to pronounce it: It's "peh-chak-cha.") Designers present ideas in 20 slides for 20 seconds each.
WHEN: 7:20 p.m. Thursday
WHERE: Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland
HOW MUCH: $5