What’s Happening 04/23/10

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Music

April 23: BATH, Tracey MacLean, vocals, and Kelly Muse, keyboard, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Solo Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

April 23: GARDINER, soul singer Valencia Robinson and jazz cellist Josh McClain will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $12/$14 582-7144

April 23: LEWISTON, the Distributors will perform at 8 p.m. at the Carleton Club, 25 Sabattus St. 784-9280

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April 23: LEWISTON, the Mutineers will perform bluegrass music at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

April 23: LEWISTON, the Veggies will perform at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 734 Main St. 376-3088

April 23: PARIS, the Jessica Prouty Band will perform at a benefit concert at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

April 23: PORTLAND, the Gaither Homecoming Tour 2010 will be at Cumberland County Civic Center, beginning at 7 p.m. $39.50/$29.50 775-3458

April 23, 24: PORTLAND, FenderBender will perform at 9 p.m. at Zackery’s Lounge at Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside St.

April 23: UNITY, Newfoundland duo Jim Payne and Fergus O’Byrne will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. #10 948-7469

April 23: WATERVILLE, Rustic Overtones will perform at 8 p.m. at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. $15-$20 873-5381

April 24: AUBURN, the Distributors will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

April 24: AUBURN, Chad Porter will perform at 7 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

April 24, 25: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Chorus and Chamber Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Studzinski Recital Hall. Free 798-4141

April 24: BUCKSPORT, Shades of Blue Trio will perform at 6 p.m. at MacLeod’s Restaurant, 93 Main St. 469-3963

April 24: FARMINGTON, a benefit concert with the Campions will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Nordica Auditorium. $5/$10 778-6960

April 24: LEWISTON, Forefront will perform at Bocce’s Grill, 30 Lowell St.

April 24: LEWISTON, a Haitian relief concert, featuring several vocalists, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $18/$16 689-2000

April 24: LEWISTON, Colon Blow will perform at its CD release party at 8:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227

April 24: LEWISTON, the Peterson Project will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

April 24: LEWISTON, the Veggies will perform from 6 to 11 p.m. at L.A. Harley Dealership, 839 Main St.

April 24: LITCHFIELD, an evening of bluegrass with Blistered Fingers will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Litchfield Sportsman Club, 2291 Hallowell Road. $15/$10 582-6715

April 24: PORTLAND, John Sinclair will perform at 9 p.m. at North Star Cafe, 225 Congress St. $8 828-5600

April 24, 25: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra will perform “Play That Funky Music” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. 842-0800

April 24: WATERVILLE, the sixth annual Knock on Wood Guitar Fest will be held at the Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. 873-7000

April 25: AUBURN, a Christian music concert will be held at 6 p.m. at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. 784-6661

April 25: AUBURN, Mitch Alden will perform at 2 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

April 25: AUGUSTA, the Maine Academy of Country Music Hall of Fame Show will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Route 17. $8/$10 622-4583

April 25: CAMDEN, jazz singers Rebecca Parris and Paula West will celebrate Lena Horne in concert at 4 p.m. at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. $22.50/$25 470-7066

April 25, May 2, 9: 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

April 25: LEWISTON, FenderBender will perform at a poker run benefit from 3 to 6 p.m. at Fast Breaks, 1465 Lisbon St.

April 25, May 2, 9: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

April 25: LEWISTON, violinist Mary Hunter, cellist Steve Witkin and pianist James Parakilas will perform at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 25: NORWAY, the Earth Day peace concert will be held at 2 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $5 743-2828

April 25: PHILLIPS, a benefit music show and auction will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Donations

April 27: AUBURN, Mark “Guitar” Miller, Krister Rollins and Kenny Chapman will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff, 68 Main St. 376-2739

April 27: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 28: BRUNSWICK, piano and voice students will perform at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Gibson Hall. Free 798-4141

April 28: CARTHAGE, the Press Gang will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

April 29: AUBURN, Jessie Hines and the Ice Man will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

April 29, May 6: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

April 29: UNITY, the Press Gang will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $10 948-7469

Dance

April 23, 24: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College annual spring dance performance will be held at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Pickard Theater. Free with ticket 725-3375

April 23: MECHANIC FALLS, Country Ridge Riders will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

April 24: AUBURN, a karaoke and dance with Jean Louis will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 South Main St. Free 782-1118

April 24: MECHANIC FALLS, Murky Water will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

April 24: NORWAY, a karaoke and dance with music by the Old Crows will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $6

April 24: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

April 24: RUMFORD, a spring dance with music by One Step Ahead will be held at 7 p.m. at La Paresseux Snowshoe Club.

April 24: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance with music by the Trio will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales road. $10-$5 375-6214

April 25: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles and couples dance for ages 21 and over, with music by Steve and the Good Old Boys, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

April 26, May 3: 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

April 27, May 4: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

April 28, May 5: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

Kids

April 23, 24: AUGUSTA, the 57th annual Kora Shrine Circus will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. Hours are 2 and 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 am. and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday. $12-$5 626-2400

April 24: PORTLAND, “Spring Into Reading,” for children ages kindergarten through grade six, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Southern Maine Community College, 2 Fort Road. Free 741-5663

Special

April 23-25: BANGOR, the Bangor Garden Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Bangor Civic Center Auditorium, 100 Dutton St. $5/$10 947-5555

April 23: HALLOWELL, David Moreau and Martin Steingesser will read from their poetry at 7 p.m. at Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St. $3 685-3636

April 23, 24: LISBON FALLS, a craft sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Parish, 67 Frost Hill Ave.

April 23: PHIPPSBURG, the Bowdoin polar dip benefiting Camp Sunshine will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Popham Beach.

April 23: PORTLAND, comedian Steve Scarfo will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

April 23-25: PORTLAND, Laser Mania 2010 will be held at the USM Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St. $5 780-4249

April 24: AUBURN, comedian Quinn Collins will perform at 8 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Suites, 1777 Washington St. $14/$12 777-17777

April 24, 25: BANGOR, a spring craft show will be held at Bangor Hollywood Slots, 500 Main St. The hours are 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 431-1222

April 24: BRUNSWICK, the third annual Wabanaki Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Morrell gymnasium. 725-3375

April 24: FARMINGTON, Homestead Farm Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Route 2.

April 24: GRAY, a spring bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring Meadows Country Club. 655-3693

April 24: HARTFORD, the Butterfly Garden Tea Party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hartford Town Hall. $3 224-7355

April 24: LEWISTON, the 2010 Multiple Sclerosis Walk will be held at 10 a.m. at Lewiston High School, 156 East Ave. 240-9113

April 24: OAKLAND, the Papa’s 5K run/walk benefiting the National Kidney Foundation of Maine will be held at 10 a.m. at Messalonskee High School, 62 Oak St. 624-2870

April 24: OXFORD, the 4-H walk-athon will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oxford County Fairgrounds. 743-6329

April 24: PARIS, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 5 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

April 24: POLAND, the Friends of Rocker Library will hold an April Madness auction at 3 p.m. at the Ricker Memorial Library, 1211 Maine St. 998-4390

April 24: RUMFORD, a talent show will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. $5/$2 364-4450

April 24: WELLS, an Earth Day Celebration will be held at Laudholm Farm Reserve, 342 Laudholm Farm Road. 646-4521

April 25: FARMINGTON, the Walk for Autism 2010 will be held beginning at noon at Mt. Blue High School. 1-800-273-5200

April 25: LEWISTON, the second annual hoMEworks Homebuyer Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. 626-4869

April 25: NAPLES, the annual Lakes Region Showcase will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lake Region High School, 1877 Roosevelt Trail. 647-3472

April 25: OXFORD, a spring benefit sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Seventh Day Adventist Church, Fore Street. 665-2776

April 25, May 16: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Woodfords Club, 179 Woodford St. $1 286-1427

April 25: YARMOUTH, Heirloom Appraisal Day will be held at the American Legion Log Cabin, 196 Main St. 846-6259

April 28: AUBURN, a poetry slam will be held at 6 p.m. at Central Maine Community College in the Kirk Hall auditorium, 1250 Turner St. 755-5357

April 28: FARMINGTON, a community tea will be held at 4 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Hospital in the Bass Room. 778-4726

April 28: FARMINGTON, a spring fling talent show will be held at 8 p.m. at UMF Roberts Hall. Free 778-7054

April 29: AUBURN, the Diva Mall Ladies Night Out benefit will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Lost Valley Ski Resort. 784-1561

April 29: BRUNSWICK, Debra Givin, Jo Jacques and Karen Campbell will present a program on “Unraveling the Mysteries of Cat Behavior” at 6 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. Free 725-5051

April 29: NORWAY, the Domestic Violence Task Force will hold a resource fair and dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. 364-9908

Theater

April 23, 24, 25: AUBURN, L-A Community Little Theatre will perform “Sentimental Journey” at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, 30 Academy St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $15 783-0958

April 23-25: FREEPORT, a collection of one-act comedies will be performed at Freeport Performing Arts Center. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $10/$15 865-2220

April 23-May 1: LEWISTON, King’s Bridge Theatre will perform “Charlotte’s Web” at Pathway Vineyard Auditorium, 12 Foss Road. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $6/$3 784-9500

April 23-25: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Mary’s Wedding” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m.Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 774-0465

April 23-May 2: PORTLAND, the ninth annual Maine Playwrights Festival will be held at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday. $15/$12 854-0065

April 23-May 1: PORTLAND, Lyric Music Theater will perform “Guy and Dolls” at the theater, 176 Sawyer St. 799-1421

April 24, 25: AUBURN, the “Vagina Monologues” will be performed at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $7/$5 783-0461

April 24: ROCKLAND, the 13th annual Maine Association of Community Theater’s one-act play festival will be held at Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. $12/$10

April 27, 29: AUGUSTA, Shakespeare and Company will perform “Julius Caesar” at 7 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. Free 621-3000

Books

April 24: AUBURN, a book sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St. 333-6640

April 27: AUGUSTA, Nancy Carlisle, author of “America’s Kitchens” will sign copies of her book at 6:30 p.m. at the Maine State Museum. Free 287-2301

April 29: FARMINGTON, Jennifer Haigh, author of “Baker Towers,” will sign copies of her book at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. 778-7454

Films

April 23: GREENE, Canadian photographer John Wilson will narrate his wildlife film “South Africa Safari” at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

April 23: WINTHROP, “Food, Inc.” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Winthrop High School Performing Arts Center. Free

April 24: AUBURN, “Until the Violence Stops,” for ages 16 and up, will be shown at the First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $5 783-0461

April 24: AUBURN, “Until the Violence Stops,” for ages 16 and up, will be shown at noon at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. $5 783-0461

April 24: PORTLAND, “20 to life,” a film about John Sinclair’s life, will be shown at 5 p.m. at Space Gallery, 538 Congress St. Free 828-1310

April 24: ROCKLAND, the Surf Film Festival will be held at 3 and 8 p.m. at Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $14-$6.50 594-0070

Lectures

April 23: BRUNSWICK, Micah Pawling, author and professor oat the University of Maine at Orono, will speak on “Passamaquoddy Petitions in the 19th Century” at 4 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3815

April 25; NORWAY, Bob Brown, activist, researcher and organizer, will speak on “Haiti and the Fight for Equality” at 5 p.m. at Fare Share Commons, 443 Main St.743-2183

April 27: FREEPORT, Patrick Keenan, biologist from the BioDiversity Research Institute, will speak on “Loons” at 7 p.m. at Freeport Public Library. 865-9700

April 29: BRUNSWICK, Alan Braddock, assistant professor of art history at Temple University, will speak on “Blown-Up Flowers: Georgia O’Keeffe, Photography, and the Great War” at 4:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Visual Arts Center. Free 725-3120

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