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Jan. 26: BRUNSWICK, Tanglefoot, one of Canada’s best folk bands, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. $18/$16 721-0244

Jan. 26: GARDINER, Kokopelli, Boston-based band, will perform at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hall, 280 Water St. $6 582-7144

Jan. 26: LEWISTON, pianist, George Lopez, violinist, Eva Gruesser and cellist, Joshua Gordon, along with the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, Cedar Street. $12 371-2780

Jan. 26: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Jan. 27: AUBURN, Guitarist Lindsey Montana will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Black Watch Restaurant and Pub, 84 Court St. 777-7443

Jan. 27: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Strangefolk and the Samples will perform at Sugarloaf/USA. $20/$25 237-6957

Jan. 27: FARMINGTON, guitarist Ken Labrecque and Emily Savadge, flute, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium, $7/$6 645-2157

Jan. 27: LEWISTON, Contagious, which plays classic rock covers, will perform from 9 p.m. until close at Warden’s Bar and Grille, 703 Sabattus St. $5 786-6822

Jan. 27: PORTLAND, country superstar Toby Keith, with Miranda Lambert and Flynnville Train, will perform at 8 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center. $59.77 775-3458

Jan. 27: PORTLAND, Dimensions in Jazz will perform at 8 p.m. at Starbird Music Recital Hall. $15/$10 828-1310

Jan. 27: TOPSHAM, pianist, George Lopez, violinist, Eva Gruesser and cellist, Joshua Gordon, along with the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Middle School Orion Performing Arts Center. $12 371-2780

Jan. 27: WINTHROP, the Half Moon Jug Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $10/$7 377-2228

Jan. 28: BETHEL, the Sammy Blues Jam will be held at 4 p.m. at the Funky Red Barn, 19 Summer St. 824-3003

Jan. 28: BRUNSWICK, the Maine Jazz Alliance jam session will be held at 2 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library, Pleasant Street. Free 373-0306

Jan. 28: SOUTH PARIS, Kristen Short will perform at 2 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Auditorium. $5 743-5010

Dance

Jan. 26, 28, Feb. 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11: GORHAM, Ballroom Dance Parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

Jan. 26-May 30: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Friday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Central Hall. 784-3749

Jan. 26: MECHANIC FALLS, Linwood Cash and the Country Ridge Riders will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

Jan. 26: RUMFORD, Tinpanic will play at a “Caribbean Night” dinner/dance at 5 p.m. at Black Mountain of Maine. $15/$5 364-4919

Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10: CUMBERLAND, ballroom dancing will be held at 8 p.m. at the West Cumberland Recreation Hall, Blackstrap Road. 829-3737

Jan. 27: JAY, a benefit dance will be held at 8 p.m. at the AMVETS Hall, Main Street. 897-4112

Jan. 27: LEWISTON, a Relay for Life benefit dance, with music by Boogie2Shooz, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1675 Lisbon St. $10/$12.50 784-0389

Jan. 27: LEWISTON, line and partner dancing with the Countryside Dancers will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St.

Jan. 27: LOCKE MILLS, an old time dance, with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Locke Mills Town Hall. 674-2259

Jan. 27: MECHANIC FALLS, the Locomotives will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10: PORTLAND, a ballroom dance party will be held every Saturday at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

Jan. 27: ROCKPORT, a contradance, with music by Calliope, will be held at 8 p.m. at Simonton Corners, corner of Main and Park Streets. $6 549-7199

Jan. 27: SOUTH PARIS, Lolalee and the Country Bandits will play at a benefit dance at noon at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5

Jan. 28: LEWISTON, Steve and good Old Boys will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $7/$8 784-3660

Jan. 28: MECHANIC FALLS, a benefit dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $7 345-3211

Kids

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Jan. 26: NORWAY, board games and beyond, for children in grades one through six, will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Norway Memorial Library. 743-5308

Special

Jan. 26: FARMINGTON, a fish luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fairbanks Union Church. $6 778-4705

Jan. 26: LEWISTON, the second annual community celebration, with musical, spoken-word, dance and other performances by Bates and community artists, will be held at 6 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Hartley Cultural Center, 200 Lisbon St.

Jan. 26: LEWISTON, the Wingnuts will present comedy improvisation at 7:30 p.m. at King’s Bridge Theatre, 387 Lisbon St. $8 577-6157

Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9: LEWISTON, an open mic night will be held every Friday at 7 p.m. at Cafe Bon Bon, 205 Main St. 783-8200

Jan. 26: NORWAY, the fifth birthday of Norway Open Mic Night will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

Jan. 26, Feb. 2, 9: PORTLAND, a benefit haddock chowder, lobster roll or ham salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday at North Deering Congregational Church, 1364 Washington Ave. $6.50/$3.75 883-3568

Jan. 27: CANTON, a benefit Crop for a Cure will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Canton Municipal Hall. $25 597-2640

Jan. 27: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Curtain Raisers Comedy Troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Lincoln Auditorium. Free 578-0357

Jan, 27-29: NEWRY, the Lenny Clarke Celebrity Ski Classic will be held at Sunday River Ski Resort. 824-5243

Jan. 27: NORWAY, a benefit indoor yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Main Street.

Jan. 27: PORTLAND, a “Comedy Jam,” with Paul Hunt, Ryan Waning and Tammy Pooler will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Liquid Blue, 440 Fore St. $5 615-4079

Jan. 27: SOUTH PARIS, the Oxford Hills Bridal Show will beheld from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Four Seasons, 187 Main St. Free 739-2988

Jan. 28: AUBURN, a public breakfast will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. at the VFW Hall, 588 Minot Ave. $3.50/$4.50 784-6883

Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11: BRIDGTON, an open mic night will be held every Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

Jan. 28-30: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the 37th Annual Special Olympics Maine winter games will be held at Sugarloaf/USA. 879-0489

Jan. 28: MANCHESTER, the Manchester Grange Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Manchester Grange Hall, Route 202. $1.50 623-3436

Theater

Jan. 26, 27, Feb. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project “Winter Cabaret” will be held at the Theater Project, 14 School St. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $15 729-8584

Jan. 26, 27, 28, Feb. 1, 2, 3, 4: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “The Old Settler,” a humorous and heartbreaking story focusing on the lives of two sisters living in Harlem in 1943. The theater is at Lisbon and Maple streets. Showtimes are Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $16/$14 782-3200

Jan. 26-28: MONMOUTH, the Monmouth Community Players will perform “The Graduate,” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12/$10 933-2229

Jan. 26, 27: NAPLES, the Lake Region Community Theatre will perform “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” at Lake Region High School Performing Arts Center, Route 302. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on Saturday at 2 p.m. $10 647-3472

Jan. 26-28: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “The Wizard of Oz,” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. 799-7337

Jan. 26-Feb. 11: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Hay Fever,” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $20/$15 885-5883

Jan. 26-Feb. 18: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform Noises Off,” at 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $33-$19 774-0465

Jan. 27: FARMINGTON, the Eighth Annual Theater for Peace program “Crazy for Oil,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Old South Congregational Church, Main Street. $6 778-0448

Films

Books

Jan. 27: SOUTH PARIS, Patricia Probert Gott will sign copies of her book from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Paris Public Library. 743-6994

Jan. 28: ROCKLAND, Carl Little, author of “Paintings of Maine: A New Collection,” will sign copies of his book at 2 p.m. at Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St. 596-6457

Lectures

Jan. 27: NORWAY, Scott Vlaun, Moose Pond arts and ecology co-founder, will speak on “The Organic Seed Movement, working to Conserve Our Genetic Heritage,” at 7 p.m. at Fare Share Co-op, 445 Main St. 739-2409

Jan. 28: ROCKPORT, artists Kenny Cole and Patricia Wheeler, will speak on “Charged Art: Art and Politics,” at 2 p.m. at Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave. 236-2875

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