What’s Happening calendar for 5/21/2010

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Music

May 21: AUBURN, the Distributors will perform blues-based rock at Club Texas, 150 Center St.

May 21: AUBURN, a teen open mic night will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Auburn Public Library Androscoggin Room, 49 Spring St. 33-6640

May 21: BAR MILLS, the Old Gray Goose will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall. $14/$12 929-6472

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May 21: LEWISTON, singer-songwriter Kelly Ravin will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

May 21: LEWISTON, 4Play will perform at 8 p.m. at Irish Twins Pub, 743 Main St. 376-3088

May 22: AUBURN, a pizza and cabaret evening with Broadway tunes will be presented at Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St. 784-6661

May 22: AUBURN, Lindsay Montana will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

May 22: AUBURN, the Okbari Band and the Belly Dancers of Maine will perform at 7 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

May 22: AUGUSTA, the Just Us Entertainers will perform at a benefit concert at the Calumet Club. 623-8211

May 22: BRUNSWICK, singer-songwriters Lynn Deeves and Colleen Sexton will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Frontier Cafe, 15 Maine St. $10/$12 725-5222

May 22, 23: FALMOUTH, the Oratorio Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road. $20/$25 725-1420

May 22: LEWISTON, Kit Demos will perform at experimental jazz night at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

May 22: PARIS, the Maine Music Society will feature the Androscoggin Chorale performing Academy Award-winning songs at 7:30 p.m. at the Forum at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School. $20-$9 782-7228

May 22: SCARBOROUGH, the Downeasters Barbershop Chorus will perform at 2 and 7 p.m. at Scarborough High School. $20-$10 272-3665

May 23: AUBURN, Brian Patricks will perform at 2 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

May 23: CARTHAGE, Eric Fresia and the Offspring will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

May 23, 30, June 6: 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 23, 30, June 6: LEWISTON, karaoke night will be held at 8 p.m. every Sunday at Schemengees Bar and Grille, 551 Lincoln St. 777-1155

May 23: LEWISTON, the Maine Music Society will present the Androscoggin Chorale performing Academy Award-winning songs at 3 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $20-$9 782-7228

May 23: PORTLAND, a cappella conductor and musician John Bell will conduct a “Big Sing” at the First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road. $7 650-7845

May 23: PORTLAND, the Mike Willette Swing Band will perform at a jazz dinner at 6 p.m. at Broadway, 729 Broadway St. $15/$12.50 699-5855

May 24, 31: LIVERMORE FALLS, Stained Grass will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

May 25: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, the Portland String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15 633-5159

May 25: PORTLAND, Gypsy Tailwind will present a showcase performance of its soon-to-be released new album at 8 p.m. at the Big Easy, 55 Market St. Free with ticket 563-7695

May 25: RANGELEY, Ryan LeBlanc, Old Man Luedecke and Catherine MacLellan will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $12.50/$15 864-5000

May 25: LIVERMORE FALLS, Barry Wood will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

May 25: ROCKPORT, the Odeon Spring concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St. Free 236-2823

May 26: CARTHAGE, Ryan LeBlanc, Old Man Luedecke and Catherine MacLellan will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

May 26, 27, 28: GORHAM, auditions for the USM Youth Ensemble 2010-2011 season will be held at USM Corthell Concert Hall. 780-5256

May 26: LEWISTON, Denny Breau will perform at 7:30 p.m. at DownStage, Canal Street Alley. $10 (SOLD OUT) 782-7228

May 26: LIVERMORE FALLS, Nickles and Dimes will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

May 27: AUBURN, Medicine Root will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, 68 Main St. 376-2739

May 27, June 3: LEWISTON, a blues jam will be held every Thursday at the Cage, 97 Ash St. 783-0668

May 27: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Black Hobo Band will perform from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Livermore Falls gazebo. 897-3229

May 27: UNITY, Ryan LeBlanc, Old Man Luedecke and Catherine MacLellan will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $10 948-7469

Dance

May 21: MECHANIC FALLS, Crossin’ Mason Dixon will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 21: PARIS, Jaci’s Jazzettes Dancers will perform at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School auditorium. $5/$6

May 21, 28: POLAND SPRING, a dinner/dance with music by Vintage will be held at the Poland Spring Resort. 998-4351

May 21: PORTLAND, a swing dance with music by Maine Swingin’ DJs will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. $8 653-5012

May 22: AUBURN, a dance and karaoke with Jean Louis will be held at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 71 S. Main St. 782-1118

May 22: BAR MILLS, a family contradance with music by Old Gray Goose will be held at 7 p.m. at Saco River Grange Hall. $8 929-6472

May 22: LIVERMORE, Silver and Gold will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at New Norlands Grange Hall, off Route 133 on Airport Road. $5

May 22: MECHANIC FALLS, Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will play at a dance at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $10 345-3211

May 22, 29: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play old fashioned dance music at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

May 22: 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

May 22: WILTON, the Friendship Squares and the Swingin’ Bears Square Dance Clubs will co-host a square dance at 7 p.m. at the Cushing School, 10 Depot St. $6 782-4050

May 23: 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

May 24, 31: 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 25, June 1: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

May 26, June 2: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

May 26: LEWISTON, a short term dance variety show will be held at 5 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. Free 786-6161

Special

May 21: BATH, the Friday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Bath area. 798-6964

May 21, 22, 23: BATH, the three-mast tall HMS Bounty, the ship used in the “Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Man’s Chest film,” will be open for public visitation from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Maine Maritime Museum. $10/$5

May 21: LIVERMORE FALLS, the Livermore Falls History Night will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Main Street. 897-6158

May 21: PORTLAND, comedian Dave Andrews will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

May 22, 23: ANDOVER, the Ellis River Riders horse show will be held at 9 a.m. at the grounds on Airport Road. 392-2381

May 22: CASCO, a walk and talk through the Jugtown Plains Habitat will be held at 1 p.m., meeting at the Casco Firehouse parking lot. 739-2124

May 22, 23: FARMINGTON, “Open Art Studios 2010” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at three locations in the Farmington area.

May 22: GRAY, a program on the Loki Clan Wolf Refuge will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26. 657-4977

May 22: GREENE, the Miss Womanless Beauty Pageant will be held at 7 p.m. at Androscoggin Grange Hall, 99 Main St. $8 946-7746

May 22: LEWISTON, an art show featuring works by students will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Wicked Illustrations Studio and Gallery, 369 Main St. 576-3743

May 22: MECHANIC FALLS, the second annual antique, heirloom and collectible event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Congregational Hall, 64 Elm St. 345-3134

May 22: MONMOUTH, a May Faire will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cumston Hall.

May 22: PORTLAND, the Spring Brewers Festival will be held at Portland Expo, 239 Park Ave. 874-8200

May 23: MECHANIC FALLS, the 11th annual Pine Tree State Country Music Association award show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $8/$3 247-4611

May 23: PORTLAND, the Maine Comic Arts Festival will be held at Ocean Gateway, 46 Commercial St.

May 25: LEWISTON, the Contemporary Performance Poetry will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Gannett Theater. 786-6161

May 27: AUBURN, an English Tea will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at Auburn Public Library in the Androscoggin Room, 49 Spring St. $10 333-6640

Theater

May 21, 22: AUBURN, Auburn Middle School students will perform “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. Friday, and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the school. $5

May 21-June 13: BANGOR, Penobscot Theatre Company will perform “The Underpants” at the Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. Showtimes are 7 p.m. May 26, 27, June 3 and 10; 8 p.m. May 28, June 4, 5, 11 and 12; 3 p.m. May 30, June 6 and 13; 5 p.m. May 29; and 3 p.m. June 5 and 12. $15-$40 942-3333

May 21, 22, 23: BETHEL, the Telstar High School Musical Theater Department will perform “Guys and Dolls” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Saturday at Telstar High School Helen C. Berry Auditorium, Route 26. Free 824-2136

May 21-23: LEWISTON, Figures of Speech Theatre will perform “Dragon’s Daughter” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Bates College Gannett Theater, 305 College St. $6/$3 786-6161

May 21: LEWISTON, Lewiston High School seniors will perform “Alice in Wonderland” at 7 p.m. at Geiger Elementary School, 601 College St. $5 240-2719

May 21, 22: POLAND, the Poland Players will perform “All the Great Books” at 7 p.m. at Dr. Robert Wall Theatre, 1457 Main St. $5 998-5400

May 21-23: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Bach at Leipzig” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. 774-0465

May 21-30: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “West Side Story” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $20-$15 799-7337

May 21-23: SEBAGO, “Grease” will be performed at Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake, Routes 114 and 35. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. $16/$18 642-3743

May 21-23: WESTBROOK, the Westbrook Shakespeare Festival will be held at Riverbank Park. Showtimes are 5:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. $5/$10 854-0065

May 21, 22, 23: WESTBROOK, “Rumplestiltskin” will be performed at Acorn Studio Theater, 90 Bridge St. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $5/$3 854-0065

May 22, 23: GARDINER, the Open Book Players will present their annual “Reading Rumpus Show” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 180 Water St. $7/$5 582-7144

May 24: BRUNSWICK, New England Youth Theater will hold auditions for “Aida” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Monday at Studio 48 Performing Arts Center. 798-6966

May 27: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, David Katz will present a one-man show about the art of conducting at 7:30 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $15/$18 633-5159

Books

May 22: PARIS, Patricia Probert Gott, author of “The Dayes of Wyoming,” will sign copies of her book from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Paris Fire Station.

May 24: PORTLAND, Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance will present “Breaking Barriers: From Maine to New Delhi,” with writer Charu Saxena, at 6 p.m. at USM Glickman Family Library. Free 671-6667

Films

May 21: AUGUSTA, “Defiance” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. at UMF Michael Klahr Center. Free 621-3530

May 21: GREENE, photographer Tom Sterling will narrate his two-part film on Florida’s alien wildlife and Superior’s native wildlife at 2 and 7 p.m. at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

May 24: AUBURN, the Lewiston-Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority will present the film “Liquid Assets, the Story of Water Infrastructure” at 5:30 p.m. at Auburn Public Library Androscoggin Community Room, 39 Spring St. 782-0917

May 26: LEWISTON, the Lewiston-Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority will present the film “Liquid Assets, the Story of Water Infrastructure” at 2 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Couture Room, 200 Lisbon St. 782-0917

Lectures

May 25: TOPSHAM, Shane Barker, outdoor educator for CREA, will speak on “Vernal Pools” at 6:30 p.m. at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

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