Concerts

March 6: BATH, Christian Cuff and the Second Grace will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $10 442-8455

March 6: LEWISTON,
L/A Arts will present acoustic musician/singer Jonathan Edwards, whose hit single “Sunshine” became a protest anthem for the baby boom generation, at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $23/$19 782-7228

March 6: LEWISTON, Usman Khan will perform sitar music at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

March 6: LIVERMORE,
“Music by Magic,” a newly formed vocal and instrumental group, will perform at 5:30 p.m. at the Carriage House Cafe, 1523 Federal Road. $25 592-1807

March 6: PORTLAND, the Nordica Trio will perform at 12:15 p.m. at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St. Free 775-3356

March 7: AUBURN, Singer/guitarist Lindsey Montana will perform at Holly’s Own Deli, 84 Court St.

March 7: BATH,
Sally Davis will perform on the keyboard with vocals at Solo Bistro Bistro, 128 Front St. 443-3373

March 7: BRUNSWICK, Roberto Diaz will lead a student quartet at 12:30 and 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 725-3747

March 7: GARDINER,
the Don Roy Trio will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $12-$4 582-7144

March 7: LEWISTON, the Bates College Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

March 7, 8, 14, 15: LEWISTON,
live music with smooth jazz, blues and rock will be performed at 6 p.m. at L/A Coffee and Wine Bistro at Mr. Paperback Bookstore, 855 Lisbon St. 783-0444

March 7: PORTLAND, the 30th annual Devonsquare/Schooner Fare reunion concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. $25 799-5870

March 7: PORTLAND, Pink Martini will perform at 8 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $46-$28 842-0800

March 7, 8: RANGELEY,
the RLRS Singers will perform “Night on Broadway 2008” at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater. $8 864-5346

March 7: RUMFORD,
pianist Angela Jia Kim will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School Muskie Auditorium. 364-3490

March 8: AUBURN, Earth Jams, a program of dancing, singing and storytelling with guitarist Matt Lossigian, will be presented at 10 a.m. at Auburn Public Library in the Androscoggin community room. Free 333-6640

March 8: BATH, James Blood Ulmer will perform blues and jazz at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $18-$25 442-8455

March 8: BROWNFIELD, the second annual concert for the Brownfield Food Pantry, featuring folk singer Katherine Rhoda, will be held at 7 p.m. at Brownfield Community Church, Route 160 and Main Street. Donations 625-4411

March 8: BRUNSWICK,
the Oratorio Chorale will perform at 7:30 p.m. at First Parish Church. $15/$20 725-1420

March 8: LEWISTON, pianist Chiharu Naruse of Hallowell will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15/$12 689-2000

March 8: LEWISTON,
the Greg Waters Band will perform jazz and funk at 7 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

March 8: PORTLAND,
the Portland Indie rock band As Fast As will perform at 5 p.m. at the Mull Moose in downtown Portland. Free 775-2126

March 9: AUGUSTA,
Frederick Moyer, concert pianist, will perform at 2 p.m. at UMA Jewett Hall Auditorium. $10/$5 621-3551

March 9: CARTHAGE, Cape Breton fiddler and step dancer Mairi Rankin will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

March 9: GORHAM,
piano students from the University of Southern Maine School of Music will perform at 5 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. Free 780-5256

March 9: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Free 786-6135

March 9: TOPSHAM,
the Nor’easters, a barbershop chorus, will perform at 2 p.m. at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. 725-1727

March 9: WILTON, the Wilton Food Pantry benefit concert will be held at 2 p.m. at Wilton Congregational Church, 386 Main St. 577-9353

March 9: YARMOUTH,
the Oratorio Chorale will perform at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. $15/$20 725-1420

Dance

March 6, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 23: GORHAM, ballroom dance parties will be held every Thursday, Friday and Sunday at Centre of Movement School of Performing Arts, Route 25. 839-3267

March 6, 13, 20: PORTLAND, salsa and swing dancing will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Maplewood Dance Center, 383 Warren Ave. 878-0584

March 7, 8: FALMOUTH, the Maine State Ballet will perform “The Firebird” and “Paquita” at 7 p.m. at the ballet theater, 348 U.S. Route 1. $15 781-7672

March 7: LEWISTON, French Night, featuring a dinner/dance, music and food, will be held at 6 p.m. at the Lewiston Lodge of Elks, 1675 Lisbon Road. $12 782-8297

March 7: MECHANIC FALLS, a dance with music by Bobby Reed and Wildhorse will be held at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

March 7, 8: NORWAY,
Debi Irons and guests will present a dance program at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. at Art Moves Dance Studio. $13 743-5569

March 7: PORTLAND, a swing dance with music by the Delta Knights will be held at 9 p.m. at North Deering Grange Hall, 1408 Washington Ave. 653-5012

March 7, 14, 21: PORTLAND, a Friday night Latin dance party will be held at 8 p.m. at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. 773-0002

March 8: LEWISTON, Bharata Natyam and Aniruddha Knight and his ensemble will perform classical South Asian dance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 p.m. Saturday at Bates College Muskie Archives.

March 8: LEWISTON, a benefit dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the Carriage House Plus, 1119 Lisbon St. $15-$5 344-6336

March 8: LEWISTON,
a dance with music by the Record Family Band will be held at 8 p.m. at the Silver Spur, 272 Lewiston St. $10 345-3211

March 8, 15, 22: PORTLAND,
a ballroom dance party will be held at 8 p.m. every Saturday at Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St. $6 773-0002

March 8: SABATTUS, a dinner/dance will be held at 5 p.m. at the Jacques Cartier Club, Wales Road. $6/$4 375-4850

March 8: WILTON,
a contradance with music by the Pineland Fiddlers will be held at 8 p.m. at Wilson Grange Hall, Main Street. $6 397-2241

March 8: YARMOUTH, a contradance will be held at 8:30 p.m. at Wescustogo Hall, Route 115. $9 712-2837

March 9: LEWISTON, Wild Horse will play at the Lewiston Singles Club dance at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $7/$8 784-3660

March 9: LEWISTON, the third annual Franco American Bates Winter Dance Showcase will be held at 2 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $12/$10 689-2000

March 9: PORTLAND,
a student dance-athon to benefit the Cancer Community Center and breast cancer awareness will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Temple Beth El Social Hall, 400 Deering Ave. 878-5341

Kids

March 6: LEWISTON, the “Peek-a-Boo” puppet show will be held at 9:30 a.m. at New Life Center, 134 College St. 782-1112

Special

March 6-9: PORTLAND, the 2008 Portland Flower Show will be held at the Portland Company Marine Complex, 58 Fore St. 287-7533

March 7: AUBURN, a Brookside Beach Party with Dirty McCurdy will be held at Lost Valley Ski Area. 1-800-427-3483

March 7, 8, 9: BANGOR,
the Boating and Marine Expo will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Bangor Civic Center Auditorium. $4 947-5555

March 7, 8: BUCKFIELD, the “Early Evening Show” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $12-$6 336-3306

March 7: PARIS,
a benefit yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1 East Main St.

March 8: CHESTERVILLE,
a fishing derby will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crowell Pond, Route 41. 778-6709

March 8: LEWISTON,
the second annual “Evening for Our Stars” fund-raising auction will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Conference Center, Pleasant Street. $25 784-8811

March 8: LOVELL, a craft and cake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the United Pentecostal Church of Christ, Route 5. 925-3661

March 8: NEWRY,
the Rainforest Reptile Show will be presented at 7 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort Grand Summit Resort Hotel. $8-$4 824-3500

March 8: PARIS,
the annual inside yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. 743-5723

March 8: PARIS, a benefit Chinese auction will be held at 3 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School cafeteria. 743-9594

March 8: POLAND,
Friends of the Ricker Memorial Library will held an auction at 5 p.m. at the Library. 998-4390

March 8: PORTLAND, a comedy fundraiser will be held at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

March 8, 9: PORTLAND,
the Portland Golf Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holiday Inn by the Bay, 88 Spring St. $8 318-6746

March 8: ROXBURY, a benefit ice fishing derby will be held at 7 a.m. at Ellis Pond.

March 8: WATERFORD,
an ice fishing extravaganza will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bear Pond at the Bear Mountain Inn. 583-4404

March 8: WATERFORD,
a Family Fun Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bear Pond, Route 35. 928-2247

March 9: BATH,
the Bath Antiques Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bath Middle School, exit onto Congress Avenue from Route 1. $4/$3.50 443-8983

March 9, 16, 23: BRIDGTON, an open-mic night will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. every Sunday at Cafe DeCarlo. 647-4596

March 9: LEWISTON, “Captive Elements Art House will exhibit paintings and photography, with musical guest Joe Farren, at Fishbones American Grill, 70 Lincoln St., from 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres cash bar. 786-3606

March 9: PHILLIPS, a penny sale auction will be held at 1 p.m. at the Phillips Public Library, Main Street.

March 9: PORTLAND, Psychic Sunday will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, Congress Street. $1 286-1427

March 9: WEST PARIS, a benefit poker and radar run will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Calvin Mason’s field, Briggs Street. 739-2422

Theater

March 6-9: FARMINGTON, “Buried Child,” which explores the lives of a family in America’s heartland, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at UMF Alumni Theater. $6-$3.50 778-7465

March 6-9: PORTLAND,
Good Theater will perform “Prelude to a Kiss” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday, with a matinee at 3 p.m. March 8. $22-$17 885-5883

March 6-23: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Much Ado About Nothing,” a funny battle of the sexes, at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, at 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. 774-0465

March 7-16: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “Once on This Island,” a calypso-flavored musical set on a Caribbean island about the romance between a peasant girl and a wealthy young man whom she saves from death, at the Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. 783-0958

March 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16: BRUNSWICK, the Young Company of the Theater Project will perform “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. $12/$10 729-8584

March 7, 8: FAIRFIELD,
the Lawrence High School Theatre Company will host eight drama teams from Maine at the 2008 Maine Regional Drama Festival at Lawrence High School Williamson Auditorium. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. Friday and at noon and 7 p.m. Saturday. $7/$4 453-4200

March 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16: LEWISTON,
the Public Theatre will perform “Well,” a comedy about a woman who wants to put on a little play about her life but her mother keeps interrupting, at the theater at Lisbon and Maple streets. Showtimes are at 7 p.m. Thursday, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$14 782-3200

March 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16: LEWISTON, “Measure for Measure,” about a city in a lawless mess, will be performed at Bates College Gannett Theater. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. $6/$3 786-6161

March 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16: MONMOUTH,
the Monmouth Community Players will perform “Little Shop of Horrors” at Cumston Hall. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. $14/$12 933-2229

March 7, 8, 9: PORTLAND,
Lyric Music Theater will perform “Urinetown,” about corporate mismanagement and local government bureaucracy, at the theater, 176 Sawyer St. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 799-1421

March 8: OWLS HEAD, the Packard Mystery Theatre will perform “Rosey’s Garage,” about old-time radio and old-time cars, at 1 p.m. at Owls Head Transportation Museum. Free 594-4418

March 9, 12: HALLOWELL,
Gaslight Theater will hold auditions for “Bye Bye Birdie” at 6:30 p.m. at Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698

March 9-25: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “Agnes of God” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $20-$15 799-7337

Films

March 6: RANGELEY, a film about redemption will be shown at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theatre.

March 8: NORWAY, “The Island” will be shown at 7 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library. Free 743-5309

March 9: AUGUSTA, dinner and a movie, “Drums Along the Mohawk” will be presented at 1 p.m. at Augusta City Hall, 16 Cony St. $15-$20 626-2385

Books

March 6: FARMINGTON, award-winning writer Katherine Min, author of “Secondhand World,” will give a reading and sign copies of her book at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7454

March 9: WINTHROP,
Kate Braestrup, author of “Here If You Need Me,” will sign copies of her book at 3 p.m. at Winthrop High School Performing Arts Center. 287-6008

Lectures

March 6: AUGUSTA, historian and author Marius Peladeau will speak on “The Kennebec Arsenal” at 7 p.m. at Augusta City Hall, 16 Cony St. Free/Donations 626-2385

March 6: BETHEL,
Conni St. Pierre, professional musician, will speak about her musical instruments and more at 4:30 p.m. at the Gehring House, 77 Broad St. Free/Donations 836-2576

March 6: BRUNSWICK,
Mike Franz, Bowdoin College assistant professor of government, will speak on “The Aftermath of Super Tuesday” at 12:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Moulton Union. Free 725-3253

March 6: PORTLAND, Elizabeth DeWolfe, associate professor and chair of UNE’s Department of History, will speak about her new book “The Murder of Mary Bean and Other Stories” at 7 p.m. at UNE Westbrook College Campus, 716 Stevens Ave. Free 221-4324

March 7: PORTLAND, author Laura Numeroff will speak at noon at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square. 871-1710

March 9: BANGOR,
Prof. Phil Silver from the University of Maine will speak on “Music of the Holocaust” at 1 p.m. at Congregation Beth Abraham, 145 York St. Free 651-3532


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