April 10: AUBURN, an open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St. 783-8391

April 10: AUBURN, Pat Pepin and the Mojo Mamas! will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

April 10: BRUNSWICK, the School for Improv Music Jazz Quintet will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

April 10: FRYEBURG, Lindsey Montana, songwriter/singer/guitarist, will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Route 302 Smokehouse and Tavern, 636 Main St. 935-3021

April 10: GARDINER, the Mojomatics will perform Chicago-style blues at 7:30 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. $12-$4 582-7144

April 10: LEWISTON, pianist Frank Glazer will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Free with ticket. 786-6135

April 10: LEWISTON, Broad Street Unplugged will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227

April 10: LEWISTON, live jazz music will be performed at 4:30 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

April 10, 11: PORTLAND, the Ray LaMontagne North American tour concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $35.50/$29.50 842-0800

April 11: AUGUSTA, the Country Music Pioneer Show will be held at 2 p.m. at Le Club Calumet. $16/$14 547-3444

April 11: BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Liz Carroll and John Doyle will perform at 8 p.m. at Boothbay Harbor Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave. $17/$20 633-5159

April 11: BUCKFIELD, the Half Moon Jug Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Oddfellow Theater, Route 117. $12-$8 336-3306

April 11: FARMINGTON, Maine Mountain Chamber Music will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $9/$7 778-7136

April 11: GORHAM, the graduate showcase recital will be held at 5 p.m. at USM Corthell Concert Hall. Free 780-5555

April 11: HEBRON, the Logarhythms from MIT, an all-male a cappella group, will perform at 8 p.m. at Hebron Academy Androscoggin Theater. Free 966-2100

April 11: LEWISTON, Sophia Budianto, flutist, will perform at 8 p.m. at Bates College Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 786-6135

April 11: LEWISTON, Ray and Arlo West will perform at 8:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ, 757 Main St. 333-3227

April 11: LEWISTON, Full Contact Kitty of Belfast will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

April 11: UNITY, the Bittersweets will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. $15 948-3131

April 12, 19, 26: 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, Route 100. 657-7973

April 13: BRUNSWICK, the Bowdoin College Middle Eastern Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kanbar Auditorium. Free 798-4141

April 13: FARMINGTON, the Franklin County Fiddlers will perform a “bon voyage” concert at 7 p.m. at Mt. Blue High School auditorium. Free 778-3511

April 13: PORTLAND, Rickie Lee Jones will perform at 8 p.m. at Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. $50-$35 899-4990

April 14: FARMINGTON, a program of minimalist musical works will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. Free 778-7072

April 14: RUMFORD, the Rumford Community Concert Association will present Wood’s Tea Company, a Vermont-based folk group, at 7:30 p.m. at Mountain Valley High School Muskie Auditorium. $40 364-3490

April 15, 22: AUBURN, an open mic night will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Holly’s Own Deli and Restaurant, 84 Court St. 333-3041

April 15: CARTHAGE, Irish-born fiddler Maeve Donnelly and Scottish guitarist Tony MacManus will perform at 7 p.m. at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, 2 Highland Drive. $10 562-4445

April 16-19: CARRABASSETT VALLEY, the 21st annual Bud Light Reggae Festival will be held at Sugarloaf/USA. $25/$10 1-800-843-5623

April 16: FARMINGTON, the UMF Concert Band spring concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. $6/$5 778-7072

April 16, 17: GREENE, the Downeasters Men’s Barbershop Chorus will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Friday at Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, 371 Sawyer Road. Free 946-5311

April 16: LEWISTON, Jim Gallant will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Little Dan’s BBQ and Grill, 757 Main St. 333-3227

April 16: LEWISTON, the LHS Music Department “Back to the ’80s” pops concert fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, Central Avenue. $10-$5 784-5595

April 16: PORTLAND, the USM Youth Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Portland City Hall Merrill Auditorium. $6/$3 842-0800

April 16: RANGELEY, Irish-born fiddler Maeve Donnelly and Scottish guitarist Tony MacManus will perform at 7 p.m. at 7 p.m. at Lakeside Theater, Main Street. $10 864-5000

April 10: LEWISTON, traditional New England contra dancing, with music by Wake the Neighbors, will begin at 8 p.m. at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. $5/$2 513-3050

April 11: FARMINGTON, a contradance, with music by Rock the Boat, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Farmington Grange Hall, Bridge Street. $6-$1 491-9928

April 11: PARIS, the Swingin Bears Square Dance Club will hold a dance at 7 p.m. at Oxford Hills Middle School, Pine Street. $6 743-7176

April 11, 18: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play at a dance at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5

April 11: RUMFORD, a benefit dance, with music by Number! the Stars, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Eagles Hall. $5 739-9798

April 13, 20: 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

April 14, 21: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

April 14: LOCKE MILLS, a dinner/dance with music by the Richard Felt Orchestra will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Locke Mills Legion Hall. $10/$3.50 674-2259

April 15, 22: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

April 15, 22: RUMFORD, line dancing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 13 Oxford Ave. All ages are welcome. $5 739-9798

April 10: LEWISTON, a SMART baby event will be held for parents with babies newborn to 24 months old at 10:30 a.m. at Lewiston Public Library, 200 Lisbon St. Free 783-3990

April 11: AUBURN, an indoor spring carnival for preschool and elementary-age children will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Great Falls School, corner of Academy and High streets. 577-0642

April 11: AUBURN, a spring carnival for children will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Camire School of Dance, 277 Main St. 753-1773

April 11: JAY, an Easter egg hunt for ages 2 to 4 will be held at 9 a.m., for ages 5 to 7 at 9:30 a.m. and for ages 8 to 10 at 10 a.m. at Otis Federal Credit Union.

April 11: LEWISTON, the 10th annual Lewiston Recreation Department Easter egg hunt will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lewiston Armory, 65 Central Ave. 513-3007

April 11: MEXICO, an Easter egg hunt for ages 7 through 12 will be held from 6 to 9 a.m. throughout the Mexico area.

April 11: NORWAY, an Easter Fest, with egg hunt, crafts and snacks, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 151 Main St. 743-6651

April 11: NORWAY, a program on Easter egg art will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Matolcsy Arts Center, 480 Main St. 739-6161

April 11: OXFORD, an Easter egg hunt and coloring contest for children up to grade 6 will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Center.

April 11: RUMFORD, the Mountain Valley Kids Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rumford Eagles Hall. 739-9798

April 11: WEST PARIS, an Easter egg hunt for toddlers through grade 1, will be held at 9 a.m. at West Paris Library. 674-3181

April 14: PORTLAND, the Portland Symphony Orchestra Kinderkonzert series “Brass: Blast Off” will be held at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at South Portland High School Auditorium, 637 Highland Ave. $3/$4 773-6128

April 10, 11: AUGUSTA, the 36th annual Manchester Lions Home and Garden Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. $6 626-2400

April 10: FARMINGTON, the Mt. Blue Curtain Raisers, an improv comedy troupe, will perform at 9 p.m. Mt. Blue High School Auditorium. 778-3561

April 10: LEWISTON, the Lewiston High School class of 2009 will host comedian Bob Marley at 7 p.m. at the LHS gym. $15 795-4190

April 10, 11: PORTLAND, comedian Tom Hayes will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Room, 512 Warren Ave. 221-2343

April 11: AUBURN, comedians Gustus Rich Gustus and Chrissy Kelleher will perform at 8 p.m. at Fireside Inn and Suites, 1777 Washington St. $14/;$12 777-1777

April 11: BRUNSWICK, an arts festival with Wabanaki crafters and artisans, a drum group and storyteller will be held at 10 a.m. at Bowdoin College Morrell Lounge. Free 725-3375

April 11: LEWISTON, a reception for artist Melinda Campbell will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Willy Beans Cafe, 70 Lincoln St. 782-7228

April 11: PORTLAND, the “Smucker’s Stars on Ice” show featuring Olympic skaters will be presented at 3 p.m. at Cumberland County Civic Center. $115-$25 775-3458

April 11: SALEM, “The Price is Right” will be held at 6 p.m. at Mt. Abram High School. $8/$10 628-5641

April 15: POLAND, the Poland Regional High School speech and debate team will host a talent show at 7 p.m. at the Dr. Robert Wall Theatre at the school, 1457 Maine St. $5 998-5400

April 10, 11: AUBURN, “The Event” will be presented at 7 p.m. April 10 and at 1 p.m. April 11, at East Auburn Baptist Church, 560 Park Ave. 782-0348

April 10, 11, 12: BUCKFIELD, Buckfield Junior/Senior High School and Hartford/Sumner Elementary School will perform “Fiddler on the Roof” at Buckfield Junior/Senior High School auditorium. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. $8/$5 336-2151

April 10: FARMINGTON, “Cast Off,” performed by those who have experienced homelessness, will be held at 2 p.m. at Old South Church. 778-6554

April 10, 11, 12: FARMINGTON, the One Act Theatre Festival will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at UMF Alumni Theater. 778-7081

April 10, 11, 13: FARMINGTON, “Redemption’s Promise,” an Easter musical drama, will be performed at 7 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 268 Perham St. Free 778-9696

April 10, 11: GRAY, the Gray-New Gloucester Middle School Drama Club will perform “Krazy Kamp” at the middle school auditorium, 31 Libby Hill Road. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. $5 657-6649

April 10, 11: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “The Passion of the Hausfrau” at the theater, 25A Forest Ave. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday. 774-0465

April 10-19: PORTLAND, Portland Stage Company will perform “Trying” 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. $36-$13 774-0465

April 10-19: SEBAGO, “Over the River and Through the Woods” will be performed at Schoolhouse Arts Center, Route 114. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 642-3743

April 10, 11: TURNER, Tripp Stage Troupe’s “Lady Dracula” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday at Leavitt High School Auditorium. $5/$3 225-3533

April 11: RUMFORD, local teens will present two new plays for the American Legacy Foundation and for the Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine at 11 a.m. at Rumford Public Library, 56 Rumford Ave. 562-7735

April 13, 14: AUBURN, L-A Community Little Theatre will hold auditions for “Lost in Yonkers” at 7 p.m. at the Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Academy Street. 783-0958

April 13, 14: NAPLES, Lake Region Community Theatre will hold auditions for “My Fair Lady” at Lake Region High School. 693-6221

April 14: BRUNSWICK, “Thin Line,” a one-woman play focusing on the challenges of eating disorders, will be performed at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3236

April 14: FARMINGTON, 10-minute student plays will be performed at 9:50 a.m. at UMF Alumni Theater. 778-7072

April 15, 16: FARMINGTON, “Death of the Hired Man,” a student-directed play, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at UMF Alumni Theater. 778-7072

April 16, 17, 18: BRUNSWICK, “Topdog/Underdog,” an independent study in directing by Bowdoin senior Caitlin Hylan, will be performed at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Chase Barn. Free 725-3375

April 16: GARDINER, the Open Book Players will hold auditions for “Reading Rumpus” at 7 p.m. at Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St. 582-5717

April 16-May 10: PORTLAND, Good Theater will perform “Light up the Sky” 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. $24-$18 885-5883

April 10: FARMINGTON, “Capitalism Hits the Fan” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Ricker Hall. Free 778-7433

April 10: NORWAY, “The Grocer’s Son,” for grades 9 through 11, will be shown at 7 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 151 Main St. 743-5309

April 13: FARMINGTON, the second annual Pixel Hunter Video and Animation Festival will be held at 7 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-7072

April 14: FARMINGTON, “Thirst” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-7433

April 14: FARMINGTON, “The Water Front” will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at UMF Robert Learning Center. Free 778-7433

April 16: FARMINGTON, “Flow” will be shown at 7 p.m. at UMF Roberts Learning Center. Free 778-7433

Books

April 11: AUBURN, Tom Stacey, author of “Don’t Slip in the Mustard,” will sign copies of his book from 1 to 3 p.m. at Percy’s Burrow at the Auburn Mall. 740-1444

April 15: BRUNSWICK, Mark Strand will give a reading at 5 p.m. at Bowdoin College Lancaster Lounge. Free 725-3275

April 15: NORWAY, Meredith Hall, author of “Without A Map: A Memoir,” will read from her work at 7 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 743-5309

April 16: BRUNSWICK, Ernie Weiss, author of “Out of Vienna: Eight Years of Flight From the Nazis,” will sign copies of his book at 7:30 p.m. at Bowdoin College Lamarche Gallery. Free 725-3375

Lectures

April 10: LEWISTON, artist Paul Davies will speak about his career, inspiration and his art at 6:30 p.m. at L/A Arts Gallery 5, 49 Lisbon St. 782-7228

April 16: BRUNSWICK, Mark Strand, former U.S. poet laureate and professor at Columbia University, will speak on “A Lesson in Looking” at 7 p.m. at Bowdoin College Kresge Auditorium. Free 725-3275

April 16: FARMINGTON, Anita Jerosch, director of the UMF Concert Band, will speak on “Film Scores: John Williams and Star Wars” at 7 p.m. at UMF Merrill Hall. 778-7063

April 16: LEWISTON, Selma Botman, president of the University of Southern Maine, will speak on “USM: The Value of a Public Higher Education” at noon at Lewiston Public Library Callahan Hall, 200 Lisbon St. Free 513-3135

April 16: PORTLAND, Joseph Cirincione, nuclear weapons policy expert, will speak at 5 p.m. at Maine Medical Center Dana Auditorium. 772-6714


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