Calendar of Events for May 13, 2011

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Music

May 13: BROWNFIELD, April Verch will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

May 13: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin students will sing and perform on piano, violin, bass, viola, classical guitar and cello at noon at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. Free 798-4141

May 13: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin students will sing and perform on the trombone, cello, viola, guitar and piano at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. Free 798-4141

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May 13: GREENE, the bluegrass trio New Realm will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 13, 20: JAY, an open mic night and supper will be held at 5 p.m. at the VFW Hall. $8 897-5112

May 13: LEWISTON, pianist Igor Lovchinsky will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $16/$14 689-2000

May 13: LEWISTON, Black Cat Road will perform at 8 p.m. atThe Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 13: LEWISTON, the Nitpickers will perform at 8 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

May 13: LEWISTON, Just Us will perform at 7 p.m. at the Multi-Purpose Center gym, 145 Birch St.$5 784-2926

May 13: NORWAY, a fun and informative choral concert will be held at 7 p.m. at Norway Episcopal Church, Paris Street. Free/Donations

May 13: OGUNQUIT, Iris Dement will perform at 8 p.m. at Jonathan’s Ogunquit, 92 Bourne Lane. 646-4777

May 13: READFIELD, folk singer Judy Collins will perform at 8 p.m. at the Center for the Performing Arts at Newton Hall at Kents Hill School. $75/$55 685-1635

May 14: BAR MILLS, an all-star pops concert band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road. $15/$13 929-6472

May 14: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, John McEuen will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $17/$20 633-5159

May 14: BROWNFIELD, folk singer Judy Collins will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

May 14: KINGFIELD, Dirty McCurdy will perform at the Nostalgia Tavern, 13 Commercial St. 265-2559

May 14: LEWISTON, violist Robert Dan and pianist Chiharu Naruse will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Free with ticket. 786-6135

May 14: LEWISTON, Skosh will perform at 8 p.m. at The Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 14: LEWISTON, The Girls of L/A will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. SOLD OUT 689-2000

May 14: LIVERMORE, Stereo-Type will perform at 8 p.m. at the Clubhouse Tavern. $5

May 14: PARIS, the Perrys, an acoustic duo, will perform at 7 p.m. at the Smilin’ Moose, 10 Market Square. 739-6006

May 14, 15: PORTLAND, Women in Harmony will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Woodfords Congregational Church, Woodford St. $15-$10

May 15: AUBURN, (hed) p.e. along with Mushroomhead, Better Left Unsaid and Ascent to Power will perform at Club Texas, 150 Center St. $20/$24 333-0054

May 15: AUGUSTA, Maine-ly Harmony, a female a cappella singing group, will perform at 2 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

May 15: BETHEL, the Mahoosuc Community Band will perform a spring concert at 4 p.m. at West Parish Congregational Church. 875-2364

May 15: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin seniors Maryellen Hearn and Claudia Williams will perform jazz and pop vocal selections at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. Free 798-4141

May 15: CHESTERVILLE, a benefit concert featuring the Franklin County Fiddlers and the Mount Blue Voices will be held at 3 p.m. at the Chesterville Center Union Church. 778-3513

May 15, 22, 29: GRAY, an open mic/blues jam will be held every Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Tailgate Bar and Grill, 61 Portland Road. 657-7973

May 15: JAY, the Maine Country Music Association will hold its Spring Country Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Jay Community Building, 13 Community Drive. $7/$6 645-2472

May 15: LEWISTON, Jon Anderson will give a rock concert at 7:30 p.m. at Bates college Olin Arts Center concert Hall, 75 Russell St. $37.50 786-6163

May 15, 22, 29: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

May 15: LITCHFIELD, Country Sunday,  an afternoon of country music, will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Litchfield Sportsman Club, 2782 Hallowell Road. $6 737-0920

May 15: OGUNQUIT, folk singer Judy Collins will perform at 8 p.m. at Jonathan’s Ogunquit, 92 Bourne Lane. 646-4777

May 15: PARIS, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, 256 Main St. $20/$15 739-6200

May 15: PORTLAND, Face to Face will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $20 899-4990

May 15: PORTLAND, vocal sextet Lionheart, the Portland String Quartet and Ray Cornils will perform at 3 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $38-$10 842-0800

May 15: PORTLAND, Joe Walsh will perform at a CD release party at 7:30 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. $15/$18 761-1757

May 15: ROCKLAND, Shemekia Copeland will perform at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $23 594-0070

May 15: TOPSHAM, the Oratorio Chorale will hold an open rehearsal from 6 to 9 p.m. at Midcoast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St. 329-5708

May 16: CARTHAGE, April Verch will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $15 562-4445

May 16: LEWISTON, the Lewiston High School Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. 689-2000

May 16: PORTLAND, Fatality will perform at 8 p.m. at Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St. 221-2382

May 17: LEWISTON, the Brookside Blues Duo will perform at 7 p.m. at Fast Breaks, Lisbon Street.

May 17: PORTLAND, Christopher Bell will perform indie music at 9 p.m. at Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St. Free 828-0900

May 18: CARTHAGE, the Press Gang will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $15 562-4445

May 18: LEWISTON, a French singalong will be held at 1:15 p.m. at USM Lewiston-Auburn College, 51 Westminster St. Free 753-6545

May 18: PORTLAND, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St.$45-$65 842-0800

May 19: AUBURN, Peter Finkle will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

May 19-21: AUBURN, the Maine All-State Music Festival will be held at USM Corthell Concert Hall. 780-5555

May 19: CUMBERLAND, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform at the Congregational Church. 370-8360

May 19: LEWISTON, Three Point Trio will perform at 6 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

May 19, 26: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held at 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 19: PEAKS ISLAND, Shannon Wurst and David Ferrard will present an acoustic folk concert at 7:30 p.m. at Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, 45 Seashore Ave. $10 766-4421

May 19: UNITY, the Press Gang will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $15 948-7469

Dance

May 13: FARMINGTON, a benefit dance and karaoke will be held at 7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge. $5 778-6761

May 13, 14: MECHANIC FALLS, Peter Allen and Hurricane Mountain will play at a scholarship dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 13: RUMFORD, a benefit dinner/dance, with Chinese auction, will be held at 5 p.m. at the Rumford Eagles Function Hall. $5/Donations 357-3509

May 13: WISCASSET, a family contra dance will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Morris Farm, 156 Gardiner Road. $2 882-4080

May 14: AUBURN, a dance and karaoke, with Jean Louis, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 South Main St. Free 782-1118

May 14: JAY, a benefit dinner/dance, with music by Larry and Friends, will be held at 5 p.m. at the VFW H all. Donations 645-4397

May 14: LEWISTON, a mother/son ball will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Kora Shrine Temple, 11 Sabattus St. $40

May 14: LISBON, a dance, with music by Candy, will be held at 7 p.m. at the VFW Hall.

May 14: LOCKE MILLS, a benefit sock hop will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $7

May 14: NORTH YARMOUTH, a contra dance will be held at 8 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $10/$7 233-4325

May 14: PARIS, the Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Club dance will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 577-6894

May 14, 21, 28: PARIS, an old-fashioned dance, with music by the Jones Dance Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

May 15: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance for ages 21 and older, with music by Wild Horse, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $9 784-0389

May 15: MECHANIC FALLS, a Zumbathon benefit event will be held at noon at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $25/$35

May 15: WESTBROOK, Vivid Motion Inc. will hold dance auditions for the upcoming summer show “Sleeping Beauty” from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Warren Memorial Library, 479 Main St.

May 16, 23: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 785-4866

May 16: LEWISTON, Rachel Boggia, acting director of the Bates College dance program, will present a dance incorporating interactive video at 7 p.m. at Bates College’s Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St. Free 786-8296

May 18, 25: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

May 18, 25: MECHANIC FALLS, Zumba Clubbing will be held at 6 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Kids

May 14: AUBURN, a youth fishing derby for ages 3-8 will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at Pettengill Park Pond. $5

May 14, 15: GARDINER, the Open Book Players will present a children’s play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $7/$5 581-7144

May 19: AUBURN, Nancy Prince, author of “Libby’s Loons,” will read to children ages 5-10 at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

May 19: LEWISTON, “Barney Live in Concert – Birthday Bash” will be presented at 3 and 6:30 p.m. at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St. $25-$15 783-2009

Special

May 13-15: AUGUSTA, the Maine Mineral Show will be held at the Senator Inn, Western Avenue. The hours are 3 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. 287-3156

May 13: BRUNSWICK, the “Second Friday Artwalk” will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Brunswick and Topsham areas. 798-6964

May 13: FREEPORT, Caroline Capozza will give ghost and gallery readings at 7 p.m. at the 225-year-old Jameson Tavern, 115 Main St. $35 865-0900

May 13-14: FREEPORT,  L.L. Bean will hold its Bike Weekend at the store, Main Street. 552-6078

May 13-15: FRYEBURG, the Northern New England Home, Garden and Flower Show will be held at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds, Ballard Road. 935-2845

May 13: GARDINER, a “Sneak Peek” art show will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-7144

May 13: HARRISON, students from Harrison Elementary School and Waterford Elementary School will present a variety show at the Harrison school.

May 13: LISBON FALLS, a celebration of inspirational creativity will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Sanctuary Gallery – Maine Art Glass Studio, 51 Main St.

May 13: SOUTH BERWICK, the Marshwood High School Project Graduation annual community auction will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the school, Route 236. 384-0990

May 13: TURNER, two nationally known comics, Rob Steen and Tom Hayes, will perform at 8 p.m. at Turner Highland Country Club. $15 224-7060

May 14: AUBURN, a Family Fun Day, with bike rodeo, will be held at 10 a.m. at Washburn School.

May 14: AUBURN, a May fair and family fun will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Park Avenue Elementary School gym.

May 14: FARMINGTON, a craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Farmington Fairgrounds, Franklin and High streets. 778-4726

May 14: FAYETTE, the Fayette Fun Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fayette Central School, Route 17. $5/$3 685-4363

May 14: GILEAD, a guided bird walk will be held at 7 a.m., starting in the parking area near Hastings Campground. 603-466-2713

May 14: GRAY, the UMaine 4-H Camp at Bryant Pond will present a program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

May 14: LEEDS, Birdie Googins, aka the Marden’s Lady, will perform at 7 p.m. at Leeds Community Church. $10 524-7151

May 14: LEWISTON, the “Celebrity Waiter Dinner” will be held at 6 p.m. at the Oak Room, 1 Bates St. $30 784-5272

May 14: MONMOUTH, a “May Faire” will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cumston Hall. 441-7071

May 14, 21: NORTHEAST HARBOR, the 10th annual “Spring Bulb Tour” will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the W.P. Stewart Estate, 32 Sargeant Drive. $10

May 14: PARIS, a spring sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deering Memorial United Methodist Church.

May 14: PARIS, a Chinese auction fundraiser will be held at 11 a.m. at the South Paris Fire Station. 743-6982

May 14: RUMFORD, a spring fling sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Rumford United Methodist Church, 455 Linnell St.

May 14: SUMNER, old-time music with a new twist, fire spinning, dance and aerial acrobats will be presented at 6 p.m. at Open Sky Farm. $10 388-2807

May 15: AUGUSTA, the 33rd annual induction ceremonies for the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame will be held at 1 p.m. at Le Club Calumet. $12 795-1119

May 15: BUXTON, the annual Bonny Eagle Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bonny Eagle School, at Routes 22 and 35. 642-6655

May 18: LEWISTON, Brazilian music and storytelling will be presented by Antonio Rocha and Inacio do Nascimento at 6 p.m. at the Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3133

May 19: PORTLAND, the 15th annual “Art Honors Gala Celebration” will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Porteous Building, 522 Congress St. $150 775-5098

Theater

May 13, 14: BAR HARBOR, “Almost, Maine” will be performed at Mount Desert High School, Eagle Lake Road. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. 288-5011

May 13, 14, 20, 21: BATH, Studio Theatre of Bath will perform the “Who’s Tommy” at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St. $15/$13 442-8455

May 13, 14: BETHEL, Telstar Regional High School’s musical theater department will perform “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. at the school’s Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Route 26. Free/donations 824-2136

May 13-15: BIDDEFORD, “Always, Patsy Cline” will be performed at City Theater, 205 Main St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. 282-0849

May 13: BRUNSWICK, “The Empty Chair” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Studio 48 Performing Arts Center, 20 Davis St. 798-6966

May 13-29: FREEPORT, “Gershwin Girls,” a cabaret-style musical revue, will be presented at the Freeport Factory Stage, 5 Depot St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $22.50 865-5505

May 13: LEWISTON, “Grimm, Interrupted” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Geiger Elementary School, 601 College St. $5

May 13-15: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Beau Jeste” at the theater, 31 Maple St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, the second Saturday at 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$15 782-3200

May 13-15: NEWCASTLE, “Metamorphoses” will be performed at Heartwood Theater, 81 Academy Highway. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. 563-1373

May 13, 14: PARIS, Oxford Hills Middle School students will perform “The Emperor’s New Clothes” at 6:30 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School Auditorium. $5/$3

May 13, 14: PORTLAND, “Little Festival of the Unexpected” will be performed at Portland Stage Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. $10 774-0465

May 13-22: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Syringa Tree” at 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $37-$14 774-0465

May 13-22: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theater will perform “Spring Awakening” at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $18/$20 899-3993

May 13, 14, 19, 20, 21: PORTLAND, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” will be performed at 8 p.m. at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St. $20/$18 400-1764

May 13-29: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Side Show” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $15/$20 799-7337

May 13: RUMFORD, “The Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School Auditorium. 743-9777

May 13-22: WESTBROOK, “Riverbank Shakespeare Festival” will be held at Riverbank Park on Main Street. Showtimes are 6 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday. Free/$10 donation 854-0065

May 13-15: WATERVILLE, Studio Theater will perform “Visiting Mr. Green” at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $12/$10 873-7000

May 14: AUBURN, the Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theatre will host the one-act festival marathon from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. $12

May 17: POLAND, “The Complete History of America, Abridged” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Poland Regional High School’s Dr. Robert Wall Theatre, 1457 Main St. $5 998-5400

Books

May 14: AUBURN, Janet Gibson, author of “A History of Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theater,” will sign copies of her book at 9 a.m. at Great Falls Art Center, Academy Street.

May 14: AUBURN, Janet Gibson, author of “A History of Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theater,” will sign copies of her book at 11:30 a.m. at Percy’s Burrow at the Auburn Mall, 550 Center St.

May 14: CORINNA, R.J. Keller, author of “Waiting for Spring,” will sign copies of her book from 1 to 3 p.m. at Stewart Free Library, 8 Levi Stewart Drive. 278-2454

May 14: FARMINGTON, Lea Waite, author of “Shadows of a Down East Summer,” will sign copies of her book at 3 p.m. at Devaney Doak and Garrett Booksellers, 193 Broadway. 778-3454

May 17: BRUNSWICK, Tony Oppersdorff and Kyrill Schabert, authors of “Best Nature Sites: Midcoast Maine Route 1 Corridor – Brunswick to Belfast,” will sign copies of their book at 7 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. 837-4213

May 17: LEWISTON, Janet Gibson, author of “A History of Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theater,” will sign copies of her book at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St.

May 17: WINTHROP, Susan Hand Shetterly, author of “Settled in the Wild,” will sign copies of her book at 6:30 p.m. at Bailey Public Library. Free 377-8673

May 18: LEWISTON, author Meg Wolff will sign copies of her book at 5:30 p.m. at CMMC at 12 High St. 795-8250

May 18: PORTLAND, readings by local authors Crash Barry and John McDonald will be held at 7 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. $10 347-3075

May 19: AUBURN, Christina Solak-Goodwin, author of “Battling Bipolar Disorder, a Memoir,” will sign copies of her book from noon to 1 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

May 19: AUBURN, author Nancy Prince will sign copies of her book from 6 to 7 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

May 19: AUBURN, a discussion of the book “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” will be conducted at 6 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

May 19: PORTLAND, author John Manderino will give a reading at 7 p.m. at Longfellow’s Bookstore. 929-5803

May 19: PORTLAND,  author John Manderino will give a reading at 7 p.m. at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700

Films

May 18: PORTLAND, “Clash of the Titans: Grease Versus Rocky Horror Picture Show” will be shown at 6 and 9 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $5 956-6001

Lectures

May 18: AUBURN, New York talent scout Peter Sklar will speak on “Earning a Living in the Arts” at 6:45 p.m. at the Dance Center, 140 High St. Free with reservation.

May 19: LEWISTON, the Great Falls Forum will present Tim Honey, internationalist, consultant and former Portland City Manager, who will speak on “Pre- and Post-Apartheid South Africa: a 50-Year Journey of Engagement” at noon at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3119

May 19: MECHANIC FALLS, Bill Green will speak on “Maine in the Civil War” at 7 p.m. at the Historical Society, 64 Elm St. Donations 345-3134

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