Jan. 30: AUBURN, Celeste and Broadstreet Unplugged will perform acoustic music at 7 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

Jan. 30: AUBURN,
Rick Gram and the Usual will perform at 7 p.m. at Lavish Nightclub and Bar, formerly No Tomatoes and Midnight Blues Club, 34 Court St. 891-9941

Jan. 30: AUGUSTA,
the Pineland Fiddlers will perform at 10 a.m. and 3 and 4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 9 Market Place Drive. 495-2928

Jan. 30: LEWISTON, the Bates College Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Jan. 30: LEWISTON, the country band Gunther Brown will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Jan. 30: LEWISTON,
Denny Breau will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227

Jan. 30: RUMFORD,
the Swampdonkeys will perform at 7 p.m. at the Lodge at Black Mountain. $8 364-8977

Jan. 31: AUBURN, Continuum will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff, Main Street. 650-3294

Jan. 31: BATH, Roomful of Blues will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. $26-$21 442-8637

Jan. 31: BRIDGTON, the fifth annual “Deep-Freeze” bluegrass concert will be held at 7 p.m. at the old town hall, Route 302. 647-8580

Jan. 31: LEWISTON,
the Assad Brothers will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. $10/$4 786-6135

Jan. 31: LEWISTON, Jan Muller-Szeraws, cello, Eugenio Urrutia-Borlando, piano and Tobias Werner, cello, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. $15/$12 689-2000

Jan. 31: LEWISTON,
the Toughcats will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Jan. 31: LEWISTON,
Jeroba Jump will perform at 9:45 p.m. at Androscoggin Bank Colisee, 190 Birch St., after the Maineiac’s game. 783-2009

Jan. 31: LISBON FALLS,
Cornerstone will perform at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Route 196. Free/Donations 576-5433

Jan. 31: NORWAY, a benefit concert will be held at 6 p.m. at Norway Church of the Nazarene, 10 Grove St. 743-6960

Jan. 31: PORTLAND, the Bob Charest Band will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

Jan. 31: ROCKLAND, the New Black Eagle Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. $40-$8 236-2823

Jan. 31: UNITY, the Travis Lloyd Band will perform at a benefit concert at 7 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. Donations 948-3131

Feb. 1: DIXFIELD,
Glorybound, a Southern gospel singing group, will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the Dixfield Nazarene Church. Free/Donations 562-7828

Feb. 1: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer and musicians from the Portland Chamber Music Festival will perform at 3 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Free with ticket 786-6135

Feb. 1: PORTLAND, the Cathedral Choir will perform at 4 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St. Free 772-5434

Feb. 1: SALEM, the A and E Hill Country Music show will be presented at 1 p.m. at Salem Community Building.

Feb. 3: CARTHAGE, Tannahill Weavers, Scottish band, will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

Feb. 3: LEWISTON,
pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 12:30 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

Feb. 4: RANGELEY,
Tannahill Weavers, Scottish band, will perform at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10 864-5000

Feb. 5: AUBURN, Mitch Alden will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff, 68 Main St. 376-2739

Feb. 5, 12, 14: LEWISTON, Laroche Entertainment will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227

Feb. 5, 6: LEWISTON,
the Auryn String Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. $10/$4 786-6135

Dance

Jan. 31: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, a Mardi Gras party, with the Cajun dance band JimmyJo and the Jumbol’Ayuhs will be held at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $10 633-5159

Jan. 31: FALMOUTH,
the Maine State Ballet daddy/daughter dance will be held at 6 p.m. at Maine State Ballet Studios, 348 U.S. Route One. $25 781-7672

Jan. 31: NORWAY, a dance and karaoke night with music by the Old Crows will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Main Street. 743-7294

Jan. 31: PARIS, a class ball, put on by the Swingin Bears Square Dance Club, will be held at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 743-7176

Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 21, 28: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play old-fashioned music at a dance at 7 p.m. at the South Paris American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

Feb. 1: LEWISTON, the Knights of Columbus singles dance, with music by Wild Horse, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 150 East Ave. $8 784-0389

Feb. 1: MECHANIC FALLS, the Down East Country Music Association country Valentine show and dance will be held at noon at the Silver Spur, Route 121. $6-$2 793-8884

Feb. 2, 9: DRESDEN, country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 622-4884

Feb. 3, 10: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Feb. 4, 11: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

Feb. 4, 11: RUMFORD,
line dancing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 13 Oxford Ave. Free 739-9798

Kids

Jan. 29: SACO, the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Woodwinds: Song Soup” will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at C.K, Burns Elementary School, 135 Middle St. $3/$4 773-6128

Jan. 30: LEWISTON,
a scavenger hunt for students in grades 3 through 6, will be held at 4 p.m. at Museum L/A, 35 Canal St. 333-3881

Jan. 30-Feb. 1: PORTLAND,
Disney on Ice will present “Mickey and Minnie’s Magical Journey” at Cumberland County Civic Center. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. Sunday. $55-$10 1-800-745-3000

Jan. 31: PORTLAND, Annegret Baer will present a program on African drumming at 1:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Maine, 142 Free St. 828-1234

Jan. 31: PORTLAND, the fifth annual WinterKids Welcome to Winter Festival will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Payson Park. 871-5700

Feb. 2: PARIS,
the Readers Theater will perform “Where the Wild Things Are” at 3:30 p.m. at Paris Public Library, 37 Market Square. 743-6994

Feb. 5: LEWISTON,
the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Woodwinds: Song Soup” will be presented at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. $3/$4 773-6128

Special

Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Feb. 5-8: AUBURN, the Winter Festival, with many events in various areas in Auburn, will be held.

Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1: AUGUSTA, the 20th annual Maine Manufactured Housing Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center Auditorium. The hours are noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $7-$4 626-2405

Jan. 30: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Curtain Raisers Improv Comedy Troupe will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School auditorium. $3

Jan. 30: LEWISTON,
a community celebration, put on by Bates College’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships, will feature an assortment of music, dance and spoken word from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. 513-3050

Jan. 30: NORWAY, an open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. $3 935-4505

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

Jan. 30, 31: SEBAGO, the Winter Variety Show will be presented at the Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. $8/$6 642-3743

Jan. 31: AUBURN,
comedian Tim McIntire will perform at 8 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Suites, 1777 Washington St. $14/$12 777-1777

Jan. 31: FARMINGTON,
the Lawn Chair Pirates, improv comedy group, will perform at 9 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. Free 778-7346

Jan. 31: LEWISTON,
Mystery for Hire will present an evening of improvisational comedy at 7 p.m. at Marco’s Restaurant, Mollison Way. $36.95 783-0336

Jan. 31: NORWAY, ice skating, music, a bonfire and food will be presented from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Norway ice rink. 743-6651

Jan. 31: PORTLAND,
the 21st annual Chinese New Year Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at McAuley High School, 631 Stevens Ave. $5/$3 799-0684

Jan. 31: RANGELEY, the 10th annual Busch Sport Scene Snowmobile “Ride for Charity” will be held at 9 a.m. at the Club House Restaurant. $10/$15 224-2060

Jan. 31: RANGELEY, “John Christie Day” will be held at Saddleback Maine. 623-4177

Feb. 1: BETHEL,
the eighth annual benefit New England Women’s Cross Country Ski Day will be held at Nordic Ski Center. 824-6276

Feb. 1: BRUNSWICK,
readings by Maine poets Ted Bookey, Sheryl Hansen and Ed Gottfried will be held at 1 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library. Free 721-0141

Feb. 1: BRUNSWICK, the Brunswick Area Coin and Stamp Club Coin and Stamp Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Columbus Drive. Free 721-7872

Feb. 1: PORTLAND,
the Southern Maine 2009 Antique Paper Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holiday Inn West, 81 Riverside St. $4 828-8065

Theater

Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1: AUBURN, Community Little Theatre will perform “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Jan. 30, 31 and 2 p.m. Feb. 1. $15/$13 783-0958

Jan. 30-Feb. 15: BRUNSWICK, the Theater Project will perform “QED,” about Nobel Prize-winning physicist and noted eccentric Richard Feynman, at the theater, 14 School St. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 and 12. $18 729-8584

Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 1: LEWISTON, L/A Public Theatre will perform “Collected Stories” at the theater at Lisbon and Maple streets. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18-$14 782-3200

Jan. 30-Feb. 1: PORTLAND, the Portland Players will perform “La Cage Aux Folles” at the theater, 420 Cottage Road. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $20-$15 799-7337

Jan. 30-Feb. 8: PORTLAND, Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “The Clean House” at Studio Theater at 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $18/$20 730-2389

Jan. 30-Feb. 15: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $28/$20 885-5883

Jan. 30-Feb. 4: PORTLAND,
Mad Horse Theatre Company will perform “The Dark Night Series II” at 7:30 p.m. at Studio Theater at Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. $10 730-2389

Jan. 30-Feb. 22: PORTLAND,
Portland Stage Company will perform “Peer Gynt” at 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $36-$13 774-0465

Jan. 30-Feb. 8: WINDHAM, Windham Center Stage Theater will perform “Annie Jr.” at Windham Community Center, School Road. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $10-$5 893-2098

Feb. 2, 4: NORWAY, Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association will hold auditions for “Prisoner of Second Avenue” at 6:30 p.m. at Rowe School Library, Main Street. 890-8592

Feb. 2, 3: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake will hold auditions for “Over the River and Through the Woods” at 6:30 p.m. at the center, Routes 114 and 35. 642-3743

Feb. 4: RUMFORD, dinner theater auditions for dancers will be held by the Rumford Association for the Advancement of the Performing Arts at 5:30 p.m. at Mountain Valley Middle School lecture hall. 562-8232

Feb. 5, 6, 7: LEWISTON,
the Robinson Players will perform “The Vagina Monologues” at 7:30 p.m. at Bates College Schaeffer Theatre. $3 786-6161

Feb. 5, 6, 7: WATERVILLE,
“Much Ado About Nothing” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5-6 and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at Colby College Strider Theater. 859-4520

Films

Jan. 30: FARMINGTON, “Expelled” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. at Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. 779-0731

Jan. 30: NORWAY, “Falling,” about teen prescription drug abuse, will be shown at 7 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 151 Main St. 743-5309

Feb. 4: FARMINGTON,
“Step Brothers” will be shown at 7 and 9 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free. 778-7346

Books

Jan. 30: WATERFORD, author Judy Green will read from her book, “Dark,” at 3 p.m. at Waterford Library, 663 Waterford Road. 583-2050

Feb. 5: FARMINGTON, nonfiction writer Jaed Coffin will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Olsen Student Center. Free 778-7454

Lectures

Feb. 1: WISCASSET, Jim Leamon, professor emeritus Bates College Department of History, will speak on “The Politics of Religion in Pownalborough, 1760-1775” at 2 p.m. at 911 Communications Center. 737-2239

Feb. 3: BRUNSWICK,
author David Crane will speak on “The Fatal Inheritance: Captain Scott the Royal Navy and British Polar Exploration” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3396

Feb. 5: BRUNSWICK, scholar and biographer Charles Calhoun and Frontier Cafe owner Michael Gilroy will speak about Longfellow’s explorations abroad at 6:30 p.m. at Frontier Cafe at Fort Andross. Free 721-0141

Feb. 5: BRUNSWICK, author Peter Duus, author will speak on “Remembering the Pacific/Anti-Japanese/Great East Asia War” at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Searles Science Building. Free 725-3291

Feb. 5: BRUNSWICK,
V. Scott Dimond, art historian and curator, will speak on “Elegant Egalitarian: James Bowdoin III and High Style in the Early Republic” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Museum of Art. 725-3275


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