Calendar of Events For May 6, 2011

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Music

May 6: BROWNFIELD, Rosanne Cash will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. $85 935-7292

May 6: BRUNSWICK, Bowdoin student musicians will perform at noon at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. free 798-4141

May 6: GORHAM, the USM School of Music will perform “A Celebration of the Music of Liszt 200 Years After His Birth” at 8 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. $15-$5 780-5555

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May 6: LEWISTON, the Rockin’ Recons will perform at 9 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $10 689-2000

May 6: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Free with ticket 786-6135

May 6: LEWISTON, the Howling Souls Band will perform at 8 p.m. at The Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 6: TURNER, Way Down Willy’s will perform at Fore Seasons Restaurant and Lounge at Turner Highlands.

May 7: AUBURN, the Brookside Blues Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at an all-day celebration of Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant’s fourth anniversary, 84 Court St. 333-3041

May 7: AUBURN, the Four Park Avenue Handbell Quartet and Auburn Methodist Bell Ringers will perform at 2 p.m. at the Auburn Methodist Church, 439 Park Ave. Donations 346-3462

May 7: AUBURN, Gritty’s L/A will host a Red Cross fundraiser between 6 and 9 p.m., with Dr. Fat Finger playing live from 8 p.m. to midnight at 68 Main St. 376-2739

May 7: BATH, Dave Mallett will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St. $22-$18 442-8455

May 7: BRUNSWICK, Michael Logen will perform at 6 p.m. at the Frontier Cafe, 14 Maine St. 725-5222

May 7, 8: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin Chamber Choir will perform at 3 p.m. at the Bowdoin College Chapel. Free 798-4141

May 7: FARMINGTON, the UMF Chorus concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $6/$5 778-7072

May 7: FRYEBURG, “The Short Film Concert” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, 745 Main St. $10/$7 935-9232

May 7: LEWISTON, the seventh annual “Tom Rowe: A Celebration in Song Concert” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $30-$15 782-7228

May 7: LEWISTON, The Veggies will perform at 8 p.m. at The Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 7: LIVERMORE, Evolution will perform at the Clubhouse Tavern. $5

May 7: NEW GLOUCESTER, the Pierce Family will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the New Gloucester Congregational Church Village Coffeehouse, 19 Gloucester Hill Road. $10 926-3161

May 7: PARIS, the Swamp Donkeys will perform at 7 p.m. at the Smilin’ Moose, 10 Market Square. 739-6006

May 7: PORTLAND, the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of Elton John and Billy Joel at 8 p.m. at the State Theatre, 609 Congress St. $16.50 956-6000

May 7: PORTLAND, the Quebecois ensemble De Temps Antan will perform at 8 p.m. at USM Hannaford Hall. $34-$10 842-0800

May 7: PORTLAND, the Renaissance Voices will perform at 8 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church. $15/$12 729-4958

May 7: PORTLAND, Nick Young will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Blue, 650A Congress St. $5 774-4111

May 7: PORTLAND, the Quebecois musical trio of De Temps Antan will perform at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. $34-$10 842-0800

May 7: PORTLAND, the Fogcutters Big Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Big Easy, 55 Market St. $8 838-9715

May 7: ROCKLAND, Rosanne Cash will perform at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $60 594-0070

May 7: SCARBOROUGH, the Portland Community Chorus will perform a spring concert at 3 and 7:30 p.m. at Scarborough High School auditorium, 11 Municipal Drive. $12/$15 839-7070

May 7: STRONG, Greater Purpose and Backyard Bluegrass Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Forester Memorial Building. Free/Donations 491-5080

May 7: WESTBROOK, the red carpet finale of Reindeer Records’ statewide competition, “The Off-Ramp:Exit 26,” featuring nine bands, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center. 857-9002

May 7: WINSLOW, the Coyote Drifter’s Band will perform at 9 p.m. at Coyote’s Bar, 97 Veterans Drive. 549-7438

May 8: CAMDEN, Hector Del Curto’s Eternal Tango Quartet will perform at 7 p.m. at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. $45-$8 236-2823

May 8: CARTHAGE, Canadian performer Teresa Doyle will give a concert at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $15 562-4445

May 8: FARMINGTON, the UMF Community Chorus will perform at 3 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $8/$6 778-7072

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

May 8: HALLOWELL, Impro Vox will perform at 1 p.m. at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. $27 622-3813

May 8: OGUNQUIT, Taylor Hicks will perform at 7 p.m. at Jonathan’s Ogunquit, 92 Bourne Lane. 646-4777

May 8: PORTLAND, the Southern rock group Molly Hatchet will perform at 7 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $45-$35 899-4990

May 9: LEWISTON, the Lewiston High School Instrumental Concert and Jazz Bands will perform a spring concert at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, 75 Central Ave. Free

May 9: PORTLAND, WMPG’s ninth annual “Bluegrass Spectacular” will be held at 6:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. $12 775-1248

May 10: LEWISTON, the Scottish group Old Blind Dogs will perform at 7 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $20 783-1585

May 11: CARTHAGE, the Scottish group Old Blind Dogs will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $20 562-4445

May 11: HALLOWELL, an open mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at the Liberal Cup, 115 Water St. Free

May 11: LEWISTON, rapper Lupe Fiasco will perform at 9 p.m. at Bates College Gray Gym. $40-$25 786-6135

May 12: AUBURN, Blue Steel Express will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

May 12: BROWNFIELD, Iris DeMent will perform at 8 p.m. at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 935-7292

May 12: GORHAM, the Southern Maine Children’s Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. Donations 780-5555

May 12, 19: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held at 8 p.m. every Thursday at The Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 12: SANFORD, the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St. $10 370-8360

May 12: UNITY, the Scottish group Old Blind Dogs will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $20 948-7469

Dance

May 6: AUBURN, a dance, with music by the Elvis Clark Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion hall, South Main Street. Free 782-1118

May 6, 8: LIMINGTON, “Cinderella,” a dance theater production, will be held at Ossipee Trail Arts Center, 60 Ossipee Trail. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on May 6; and 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. on May 8. $8-$5 839-3267

May 6: MECHANIC FALLS, Cold Blue Steel will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 6: PORTLAND, a swing dance, with music by the Victory Band, will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $10 653-5012

May 6, 7: RUMFORD, Relatively Dance will present an “Enchanted Evening” at 6 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday at Mountain Valley High School Muskie Auditorium. $10

May 7: AUBURN, a karaoke and dance, with Jean Louis, will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion hall, South Main Street. Free 782-1118

May 7: JAY, a mother/son dance will be held at 6 p.m. at the Jay Community Building. $10

May 7: JAY, a benefit dance, with music by Crash Road Band, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall, Main Street. $10 897-2782

May 7: LEWISTON, Dirty McCurdy will play at a benefit dance at 8 p.m. at the Elks Club, 1675 Lisbon Road. $10/$15 1-800-427-3483

May 7: MECHANIC FALLS, the Record Family will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 7: RUMFORD, a dance, with music by Act V, will be held at 7 p.m. at 49 Franklin Street. $8 369-0129

May 7: SABATTUS, a mother-of-the-year dance, with music by the Trio, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $10 784-8763

May 7: TURNER, the Turner Ridge Riders will hold a dance, with music by the Rockin’ Road Runners, at the BQMC Hall. $10 740-0841

May 9: AUBURN, Zumba clubbing will be held at 7 p.m. at Club Texas, 150 Center St. $3 312-2277

May 9, 16: 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 10: LOCKE MILLS, a dinner/dance, with music by the Jones Band, will be held at 5 p.m. at the American Legion hall. $10/$3

May 11, 18: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

May 11, 18, 25: MECHANIC FALLS, Zumba clubbing will be held at 6 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

Kids

May 7: FARMINGTON, a kids stuff sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old South Church, 227 Main St. 370-8546

May 7: PORTLAND, the film “Despicable Me” will be shown at 2:30 p.m. at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700

May 7: RUMFORD, a bike safety rodeo will be held at the Mountain Valley Kids Fest in the Rumford area. 739-9798

May 9: BATH, “Robinhood” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St. $5 443-8330

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May 6: BRUNSWICK, the benefit “Hay Bale Hoedown,” with hay rides, square dancing, games and food, will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Brunswick Junior High School, 65 Columbia Ave. $10/$12 729-7399

May 6, 7: BUCKFIELD, “The Early Evening Show” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $14-$8 336-3306

May 6, 7: DURHAM, the “National Scrapbook Weekend” will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Durham Congregational Church, South West Bend. $10 353-4030

May 6: LEWISTON, the Androscoggin Chamber of Commerce “Kentucky Derby” formal will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, 490 Pleasant St. $100 for two. 783-2249

May 6: NORWAY, a Cinco De Mayo celebration will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, UCC, 205 Main St. $8 743-2290

May 6-8: SEBAGO, “The MOMologues” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake, Route 114. $12/$14 642-3743

May 7: BATH, the ninth annual “Mayfair,” with citywide yard sales, business sales, tent sales, maypole and children’s activities, will be held in the downtown. 442-7291

May 7: BATH, “National Train Day” will be observed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bath Visitors Center and the train station at 15 Commercial St. 945-6878

May 7, 8: BROWNFIELD, “Mother of a Craft Fair” will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dugway Road. 866-227-6523

May 7: BRYANT POND, a “Mock Hee-Haw” show will be held at 7 p.m. at the Franklin Grange hall, Main Street.

May 7: DIXFIELD, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 10 a.m. at King Hiram Lodge, Route 2. 357-7072

May 7: FARMINGTON, the Farmington Arts Celebration will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Meetinghouse Park. 897-8160

May 7: FARMINGTON, the Festival of Philanthropy will be held from 4 p.m. to midnight at Titcomb Mountain.

May 7: FREEPORT, the seventh annual spring gala dinner and auction will be held at Wolfe Neck Farm, 162 Main St. $75 865-4469

May 7: GRAY, a black bear and a grizzly bear will be exhibited from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

May 7: GRAY, a live benefit auction will be held at 6 p.m. at Fiddlehead Arts and Science Center, 25 Shaker Road. $20/$25 657-2244

May 7: LEWISTON, Outright Lewiston-Auburn will present the third annual “Lewistunning Dragapalooza” benefit at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theater, 305 College St. $10/$5 795-8956

May 7: NEW GLOUCESTER, a quilt show will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Gloucester History Barn, Route 231. 926-3188

May 7: NEW GLOUCESTER, furniture makers will hold a showcase from 1 to 4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. Free

May 7: PERU, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 10 a.m. at King Hiram Lodge, Route 2. 357-7072

May 7: PORTLAND, “A Taste of India” festival, featuring Indian foods, music, art, artifacts and activities, will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. at Sadhana, the Meditation Center, 100 Brickhill Ave. $25-$10 772-6898

May 7: RUMFORD, a spring craft fair will be held at 9 a.m. at the Adult Activity Center, Hope Association, 85 Lincoln Ave. 364-4561

May 7: SPRINGVALE, “A Groovy Night,” a night of food, music, remembrance and love celebrating the life and career of Leo Lunser, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Nasson Community Center, 457 Main St. $15 608-3335

May 7: TOPSHAM, a spring tea will be held from noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. at the Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St. $12.50/$6.50 729-3193

May 8: FARMINGTON, the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center will hold a kayak and canoe fun run and race at 1 p.m. at Sandy River. 778-7495

May 10: FARMINGTON, the creative writing seniors’ spring reading will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7182

May 12: LEWISTON, the L-A Tonight Show will be held at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 490 Pleasant St. 784-0161

Theater

May 6-14: 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 6: BETHEL, “The Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 7 p.m. at Telstar High School Auditorium. $15-$10 743-9777

May 6-15: 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 6, 7: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Theater Company will perform “Pride and Prejudice” at 7 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School Auditorium.

May 6-15: LEWISTON, the Public Theatre will perform “Beau Jeste” at the theater, 31 Maple St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, the second Saturday at 2 p.m., and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$15 782-3200

May 6-15: 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 6-22: 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 6-8: PORTLAND, a Company of Girls will perform “The Conference of the Birds” at Portland Stage Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $5/$7 874-2107

May 6-22: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theater will perform “Spring Awakening” at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. $18/$20 899-3993

May 6-8: SEBAGO, “The MOMologues” will be performed at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $14/$12 642-3743

May 6-22: 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 7, 8: AUBURN, seniors at Edward Little High School will present “Is There a Doctor in the House?” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. $5

May 7: PORTLAND, “Best of Broadway” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. 842-0800

May 8-15: 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 9-18: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre will perform “Shameless! The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. at Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd.

May 10-14: PORTLAND, “Little Festival of the Unexpected” will be performed at Portland Stage Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; and  at 12:30 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $10 774-0465

May 11: PARIS, “Night of Theatre” will be performed by the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School drama club at 6:30 p.m. at the school auditorium. Donations

May 12, 13, 14: BETHEL, the Telstar High School musical theater department will perform “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. at Telstar Regional High School Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Route 26. Free/Donations 824-2136

Books

May 7, 8: FARMINGTON, the Franklin and Somerset Counties annual used book sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Elks Lodge. 778-3460

May 10: WINDHAM, Jaclyn Taylor, author of “When Jesus Sneezes,” will sign copies of her book from 6 to 8 p.m. at Windham Christian Academy, 1051 Roosevelt Trail. 1-888-361-9473

May 11: AUBURN, a discussion of the book “Just Kids,” by Patti Smith, will be held at noon at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

May 11: AUGUSTA, Jane E. Radcliffe and Linda Carter Lefko, co-authors of “Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School: New England Landscapes 1825-1845,” will sign copies of their book at 6:30 p.m. at the Maine State Museum. 287-6603

Films

May 10: AUBURN, “The Unsinkable Mollie Brown” will be shown at 2 p.m. at Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

Lectures

May 10: LEWISTON, Howard Kunreuther, James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, will speak about the roles the public and private sectors can play in reducing future damage and paying for losses following extreme events, at 4:15 p.m. at Bates College Pettengill Hall. Free 786-6329

May 11: PORTLAND, Glenna Johnson Smith will speak on “Old Maine Woman” at noon at the Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1700

May 12: BRYANT POND, Norma Salway will speak on “The Spirit of Songo” at 2 p.m. at Whitman Memorial Library. Free

May 12: AUBURN, Susan Conley will speak on “The Foremost Good Fortune” at noon at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

May 12: HALLOWELL, watercolor artist Diane Dubreuil will speak about her experience painting in France at 7 p.m. at the Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. $3 622-3813

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