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    Oath Breakers

    Whether it be in love or war, Shakespeare’s characters will promise the moon, and in their next breath take it back again. Come decide for yourself whether karmic justice is served when notable liars in the canon go back on their sworn words. Drawn from several plays, this production brings together a collection of characters […] View event

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    Daunis at Daunis @ Daunis Fine Jewelry

    Through Dec. 31.Laurel Daunis-Allen‘s oil paintings of the Maine coast evoke an Asian influence in their composition. Her coastal rock watercolors have a silent yet sensual sensitivity in black and white. Exhibiting at Daunis Fine Handmade Jewelry in Portland, the New Jersey artist has Maine roots and paints in oil and water colors. On display […] View event

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    On Common Ground Art Exhibition @ Stonewall Gallery at the Yarmouth Historical Society

    On Common Ground at Stonewall Gallery, Yarmouth Historical Society, 118 E Elm St, Yarmouth, ME 04096 November 1st-December 31st Opening Reception November 10, 5:30-7:00 pm On Common Ground is group exhibit that explores place and our connection with it. Spindleworks artists delve into the subject of their favorite places and create art that takes you […] View event

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    Hour of Power with Bishop Deeley @ Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

    The next Hour of Power is scheduled for Friday, December 2, at 7 p.m. in the chapel at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland. All are welcome to join Bishop Robert P. Deeley at the gathering which will include Eucharistic adoration, vespers, a reflection by the bishop, and Advent hymns. Participants will also […] View event

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    The Art Group “42 Artists 84 Views” @ Glickman Family Library, USM Portland Campus

    “The Art Group” is comprised of a diverse group of artists from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, who work in various styles and mediums. The show opens on Monday Sept. 12, 2016 and runs through January 6, 2017. Reception on October 7th from 530 p.m. to 730 p.m. Artist Members exhibiting work at the Glickman […] View event

  • “It’s all about Color” @ Framemakers

    through Jan. 13, Rachel Marsh-Sachs and Bonnie Hayward exhibit works of handwoven wearable art, paintings, assemblages and critters. View event

  • Country Christmas in Bethel @ Greater Bethel

    Thanksgiving through Christmas – Experience the Christmas season in the postcard – perfect New England village of Bethel – shop locally, meet Santa, enjoy the holiday lights, hop on a horse – drawn wagon ride, or take in a performance. Check our website for specific events. www.bethelmaine.com 207-824-2282 View event

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    AIA Maine Design Awards Exhibition @ Waterfall Arts

    AIA Maine Design Awards Exhibition Comes to Waterfall Arts The Maine branch of the American Institute of Architects will showcase project submissions for the 2016 AIA Maine Design Awards program at Waterfall Arts from December 2nd to 23rd. The Corridor Gallery exhibit opens with a festive reception shared with Waterfall’s Handmade show on Friday, December […] View event

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    Festival of Trees

    November 26th – December 31, 2016 Join us for our “Reflections of Christmas: Past, Present, Future” Annual Festival of Trees! Bring your family to the ribbon cutting and tree lighting ceremony 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 25th. Come view beautifully decorated trees and wreaths, bid on unique and valued raffle items, and bid to win a […] View event

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    Destination Monhegan: Brush and Lens @ Lifeworks Chiropractic Center

    Paintings by Suzanne Woodward and Joanne W. Tew; Photographs by Phyllis Giobbi “You’ll feel the salt on your face and the sun at your back as you explore artwork inspired by the raw beauty of Monhegan. If you’ve never been, You’ll want to go.” Paintings, photographs and note cards available for holiday purchase. Artwork on […] View event

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    Folk Dance Brunswick @ People Plus

    World music and dance from the Balkans, Israel, Western Europe, and around the globe. Good exercise, great fun. Many dances are taught. No partner needed. Best international folk dancing north of Boston! Fridays. One block west of Maine St. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, brennan.mk @ gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com. View event

  • Auditions Announced for Lake Region’s Got Talent Competition

    Auditions Announced for Lake Region’s Got Talent Competition Calling all talented performers: singers, dancers, musicians, magicians, comedians, improv groups, actors, jugglers . . . If you’ve got talent, we want to see it. Lake Region Community Theatre presents the Fourth Annual Lake Region’s Got Talent contest. Large audiences enjoyed lots of talent last year. Come […] View event

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    Screening of “Don’t Blink” @ Portland Museum of Art

    Don’t Blink – Robert Frank will be screening at The Portland Museum of Art. Robert Frank, now 91 years old, is among the most influential artists of the last half-century. His seminal volume, The Americans, published in 1958, records of the Swiss born photographer’s candid reactions to peculiarly American versions of poverty and racism. Today […] View event

  • Concert: St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble @ Falmouth Congregational Church

    The St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble, an a cappella group from Russia, returns to Falmouth Congregational Church for a night featuring Masterpieces of Russian Choral Music from Baroque to Classical. The group performs as part of their popular annual tour through the U.S. The cost is $20 for adults and $15 for students and children. Tickets […] View event

  • Kennebec Performing Arts Company holiday concert @ Viles Auditorium, Cony High School

    The Kennebec Performing Arts Company presents a Holiday Concert series featuring our chorus, wind ensemble and jazz band. All holiday music and Santa will be with us! View event

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    Carol Bailey Band @ Litchfield Senior Center

    leave center at 5 p.m. for 7 p.m. concert at Vienna Grange View event

  • UMA Jazz Week @ University of Maine at Augusta

    The University of Maine at Augusta will present its fall 2016 UMA Jazz, and more. The semester culmination of UMA’s Jazz program students, the concerts will be held at UMA’s Jewett Hall Auditorium. No tickets or reservations are required. The full calendar of Jazz (and more) Week events includes the following ensemble performances: Tuesday, Nov. […] View event

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    Friday Film Night: Fellini’s 8½ @ Maine Jung Center

    Film Night at the Center: 8½ (1963) | Directed by Frederico Fellini Viewing facilitated by Tom Bowman In one of the greatest films of all time, Marcello Mastroianni stars as a film director who is making a film without a script. Fellini was undergoing Jungian analysis during the making of this film and herein lies […] View event

  • Maine State Ballet presents The Nutcracker

    Maine State Ballet presents the 40th Anniversary production of “The Nutcracker” @ Merrill Auditorium

    Maine State Ballet’s 40th Anniversary production of “The Nutcracker” brings the beauty and joy of the holiday season to Portland’s Merrill Auditorium Friday, November 25 through Sunday, December 4. This beloved family tradition features live music from the Maine State Ballet Orchestra, gorgeous costumes and stage scenery by Gail Csoboth, beautiful dancing by over 300 […] View event

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    Bowdoin College December dance concert @ Edwards Center for Art and Dance

    Students from the Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance perform works choreographed by faculty. The evening showcases modern repertory styles featuring dynamic movement, humor, and technique in an intimate setting. Visiting Artist, Lily Bo Shapiro ’12, performs a solo work. View event

  • Staff Photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette:  Judith Abdalla, an immigrant from Sudan, prepares to perform with Pihcuntu, a chorus of thirty refugee girls.  The group was recording a video of an original song for Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani women's rights activist who was shot by the Taliban recently as she was returning home from school.  The video shoot took place at Portland High Schol Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

    Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus @ Scarborough High School (Winslow Homer Auditorium)

    The Scarborough Public Library has invited the Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus to perform a free community concert on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Winslow Homer Center for the Performing Arts located in Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive. War-torn villages, refugee camps, famine, and political turmoil were devastating realities for many of […] View event

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    Maine Event Comedy at Andy’s Old Port Pub @ Andy's Old Port Pub

    presents Funny First Friday. Mark Turcotte hosts Josh Day, The Read Twinz, Sam Pelletier, and special guest, R.A. Sweeney. View event

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    A Christmas Story the Musical @ Waterville Opera House

    December 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7:30pm December 4, 11 at 2:00pm Waterville Opera House, 1 Common Street Book by Joseph Robinette Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Directed by Debra Susi Musical Direction by Ben McNaboe Choreography by Adam Blais Based on the popular holiday movie, this charming musical adaptation follows […] View event

  • Fall dance concert: Boxers Ethnographers Bullfighters Workers Printers @ Strider Theater, Colby College

    The Department of Theater and Dance presents Boxers, Ethnographers, Bullfighters, Workers, Printers: A Dance Concert December 2 & 3, 2016 Colby College, Strider Theater This concert features a collection of new works. A highlight, the now annual First Year Dance Project, this year will be choreographed by senior Theater and Dance Majors Leah Bilodeau ’17 […] View event

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    A Christmas Story, the Musical! @ Waterville Opera House

    The Waterville Opera House is proud to present a holiday favorite on stage, A Christmas Story, the Musical! Based on the popular holiday movie, this charming musical adaptation follows the adventures of 9-year-old Ralphie Parker on his quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts, an Official Red Ryder, carbine-action, 200-shot, Range Model air rifle. […] View event

  • Broadway at Good Theater @ St. Lawrence Arts Center

    Good Theater presents its annual fundraising concerts featuring a cast of 16 including Broadway veteran Kenita R. Miller and Daniel Patrick Smith. The concerts are a tribute to 1970s Broadway including songs from A Chorus Line, Annie, Pippin, Godspell, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Follies, Chicago, I Love My Wife, […] View event

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    The Little Mermaid @ The Portland Players

    The Portland Players presents The Little Mermaid Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater Book by Doug Wright Directed by Michael J. Tobin Music Direction by Evan Cuddy Choreography by Laurence Miller Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film of the same name, The Little Mermaid is […] View event

  • 7:30pm Community, Music

    Paul Sullivan’s Christmas in Maine @ Chocolate Church Arts Center

    December 2, 2016 at 7:30pm. $15 adv/$18door Grammy award winner Paul Sullivan’s piano, along with cello, flute and percussion, expresses the heart and soul of Christmas with fresh new arrangements of favorite old carols, with original compositions inspired by the season. Everything we love about Maine during the holiday season is in this concert. View event

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    Beauty and the Beast @ The Music Hall

    The holidays are the perfect time to enjoy this enchanting classic fairytale! Be swept into the romantic story of the Beast who could only be saved by love in this lavish Ogunquit Playhouse production based on the Academy Award-winning film. This eye-popping spectacle comes to life with unforgettable characters, stunning sets and costumes, and dazzling […] View event

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    Portland Community Chorus, “A Yuletide Concert” @ South Portland High School Auditorium

    Portland Community Chorus presents “A Yuletide Concert” Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:30 PM Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM at South Portland High School Tickets: $15 at the door. Advance tickets at $12 each; book of 10, $100 may be purchased from PCC members or at Starbird Music, 525 Forest Ave., Portland or […] View event

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    Paul Sullivan’s Christmas in Maine @ Chocolate Church Arts Center

    cello, flute, piano and percussion expresses the heart and soul of Christmas with fresh new arrangements of favorite old carols, with original compositions inspired by the season View event

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    WFCP Home Time Radio Hour @ Freeport Performing Arts Center

    Freeport Players return for the 12th edition of their popular homegrown variety show. This year’s show features: * Favorite tunes of the 1960s performed live! * Original radio-style sketches! * Sound effects created right before your very eyes by the Sound Effects Ladies! * Comedy and fun for all ages! View event

  • 7:30pm Film

    Bates College: Film Screening of Elf (2003, 97 min.) @ Olin 104

    Bates’ Filmboard will present a film screening of “Elf”. Admission is $1. View event

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    Miracle on 34th St. at Schoolhouse Arts Center Dec 2 – 18 @ Schoolhouse Arts Center

    Schoolhouse Arts Center will present Miracle on 34th Street from December 2 thru 18. Performances of Miracle on 34th Street will be held on December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and December 4, 11, and 18 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. […] View event

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    Every Christmas Story Ever Told… (And Then Some!) @ Cumston Hall

    Every Christmas Story Ever Told…(and then some!) | November 24 – December 4 by John K. Alvarez, Michael Carleton, and James FitzGerald Original music by Will Knapp Directed by Dawn McAndrews Sponsored by TexTech Industries. Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story […] View event

  • 8:00pm Music

    Live Music Thursday – Saturday at Silver Street Tavern Waterville @ Silver Street Tavern

    Live Music Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Silver Street Tavern in Waterville, ME. Thursdays 7PM – 10PM, Fridays and Saturdays 8PM – 11PM Events are usually free except for Special Events. Please feel free to call us at 207-680-2163 to confirm free events. Enjoy Super Happy Hour – 1/2 Price Drinks – from 3PM […] View event

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    The Heather Pierson Jazz Trio Presents: A Charlie Brown Christmas @ One Longfellow Square

    The Heather Pierson Jazz Trio will bring their popular Charlie Brown Christmas show to One Longfellow Square on Friday, December 2nd. Heather Pierson is a pianist, singer/songwriter, and performer based in Conway, NH. Her Americana group, The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio, had the number 2 single on the Folk radio charts in 2015 with the […] View event

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    CuppaGroove at Dogfish Bar and Grille @ The Dogfish Bar and Grille

    Maine-based Rhythm and Funk, Rockin’ Soul. Join CuppaGroove at Dogfish for some fine food, beverages and music that grooves. www.cuppagroove.com View event

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    Top Brahmen @ Salty Sally's Bar and Grille

    Come join Top Brahmen for a night of jamming out to our favorite tunes and delicious libations (BOOZY MILKSHAKES) courtesy of Salty Sally’s Bar and Grille! Alicia Phelps – vocals Thomas Brown – guitar Kinnon Church – bass Matthew Johnston – drums View event

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    Bates College Choir and Orchestra @ Olin Concert Hall

    John Corrie directs the choir and orchestra in Part I of “Messiah” by George Frederic Handel. This masterpiece by the renowned Baroque composer will be performed with soloists from the choir: Sarah Freyd ’19, Maddie McLean ’17, Ryen Martinez ’17 and James Erwin ’18. Free but tickets are required. View event

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    Bates College: American String Band @ Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College

    Andrew Martel directs a student ensemble that emphasizes fiddle music from French-Canadian, Irish, bluegrass and other deep folk traditions. Free but tickets are required. View event