By Kelly Morgan
Every Thursday, right here. Entertainment highlights for in town and beyond.
AUBURN – “The Agronomist,” a documentary about the life of Haitian free-speech advocate and radio personality Jean Dominique, who was assassinated in 2000. >>When: 7 p.m. tonight >>Where: Kirk Hall Auditorium, Central Maine Community College >>Tickets: $7 >>FMI: Call 782-7228 or visit laarts.org
WESTBROOK – Boston-area folk singer Lori McKenna has a steadily growing fan base thanks to her talent and highly personal style. See her in an intimate setting. >>When: 7:30 p.m. tonight >>Where: Chicky’s Fine Diner >>Tickets: $14 >>FMI: Call 854-9555 or visit chickysfinediner.com
WATERVILLE – The second annual Knock on Wood Guitarfest features two days of workshops and some serious pickin’. Don’t miss performances by fingerstyle guitar champ Muriel Anderson and other notables. >>When: Friday and Saturday >>Where: Given Auditorium at Colby College and Waterville Opera House >>Tickets: $15 for concert; more with workshops >>FMI: Call 873-7000 or visit guitarfest.org
SCARBOROUGH – The Gym Dandies Children’s Circus celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a WOWful set of student performances involving more than 160 unicycles, hundreds of jugglers and even Yo-Yo artists. >>When: 6:30 p.m. tonight and Friday >>Where: Scarborough High School >>Tickets: $5 adults, kids free >>FMI: gymdandies.org
Also this week:
Mark Knight, 10 p.m. tonight, the Alehouse, Portland. >>FMI: 253-5100 or thealehouserocks.com
Fourth annual Terry Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival, Friday and Saturday, University of Maine Augusta. >>FMI: 621-3114 or uma.edu
Check out Encore on Fridays and Spotlight calendar Saturdays for complete event listings.