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  • Thursday July 27 2017
    10:30pm Film, Food and Drink

    Movie Night @ Local 188

    Every Thursday at 10:30 at Local 188, we screen classic, cult and popular films and offer drink and food specials, including $5.00 cheeseburgers. Kitchen open late. View event

  • Friday July 28 2017

    Mixed-media work by Lily Webber @ Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery

    The Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery is pleased to present Lily Webber in an exhibit opening July 24 and continuing through Aug. 21. An artist’s reception, featuring complimentary snacks and cash bar (beer/wine), will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 26. This is Webber’s first solo exhibition at LCAG, located in the lobby of […] View event

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    Lost Landscapes: An exhibition of paintings by UNE Professor Charles Thompson @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    An exhibition of Plein Air paintings by Charles Matthew Thompson, UNE Professor of Art and founder of the UNE Department of Fine Arts, will be on view in the UNE Art Gallery, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus through August 1, 2017. While visiting the Dyer Library in Saco, Maine, Thompson came upon a book from the […] View event

  • Portland Stage: Summer Camps 2017 @ Theater for Kids at Portland Stage Co.

    Come out to play at Portland Stage this summer! Our week-long theater camps are fun, challenging, and enriching! Stories of all kinds are used to fuel active, educational, lively, and process-based summer programs for young people, grades K–12. Spend the summer working with professional actors, directors, and artisans. Every participant is invited to think, speak, […] View event

  • Opening Reception: Biddeford-Montreal by Larry Weyand @ Engine, Biddeford

    Montreal, Quebec artist Larry Weyand has been chosen to present her multimedia installation, Biddeford-Montreal, at Engine in Biddeford, Maine, located at 128 Main Street, from July 28 through August 18, 2017. An opening reception will be held on July 28th from 5-8pm to coincide with the Biddeford+Saco ArtWalk. Entrance is free and light refreshments will […] View event

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    Artists by the Sea @ Biddeford Pool Community Center

    Artists by the Sea, “Opening” of original fine art by 14 local artists will be Friday, July 28 from 5-8pm at the Biddeford Pool Community Center, 2 Yates Street, Biddeford Pool. View event

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    Reckoning with Nature: Andrew Winter at Monhegan Island @ Monhegan Museum of Art and History

    This summer’s art exhibition at the Monhegan Museum of Art and History is a retrospective of Andrew Winter’s Monhegan paintings. It will be on display from June 24th until September 30th. Andrew Winter was an acclaimed mid-twentieth century artist, born in Estonia, who sailed around the world before immigrating to the United States, establishing himself […] View event

  • Mystify Your Senses Exhibition @ Maine Media Gallery

    Mystify Your Senses Annual Art Sale Fundraiser Maine Media Gallery Rockport, Maine Maine Media invites you to “Mystify your Senses“ with captivating displays of visual arts, July 24 through August 12 at Maine Media Workshops + College’s Rockport gallery. The gallery opening reception will take place on Tuesday, August 1. The general public is invited […] View event

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    Opening Reception: Biddeford-Montreal by Laurence Weyand @ Engine, Biddeford

    Montreal, Quebec artist Larry Weyand has been chosen to present her multimedia installation, Biddeford-Montreal, at Engine in Biddeford, Maine. An artist talk and preview from 4:00pm-5:00pm will allow attendees to meet the artist and hear about her process and work. Weyand grew up splitting her time between Biddeford and Montreal and during the fall of […] View event

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    Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood @ Maine State Museum

    Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood, a traveling exhibition illustrating the artistic vision of Moser, Maine’s legendary furniture maker, on view through Jan. 13, 2018. “The traveling exhibition is the first retrospective of Tom Moser’s 45-year contribution to art, craft, design, and entrepreneurship in Maine,” comments the exhibition’s curator Donna McNeil. “This version of the traveling […] View event

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    The Color of Light @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    Diana Kilfoil of Cincinnati, Ohio and Biddeford Pool, Maine will exhibit her oil,pastel and watercolors at the University of New England Biddeford Campus Center from July 1 to August 2. Diana has spent every summer on the Maine coast and is inspired by the beautiful environment to create her art. She is past president of […] View event

  • “Lost Landscapes” @ Ketchum Library – UNE, Biddeford campus

    An exhibition of Plein Air paintings by Charles Matthew Thompson, UNE Professor of Art and founder of the UNE Department of Fine Arts, will be on view in the UNE Art Gallery, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus through August 1, 2017. While visiting the Dyer Library in Saco, Maine, Thompson came upon a book from the […] View event

  • Henry Isaacs solo exhibition, Daniel Minter in the side gallery @ Greenhut Galleries

    Henry Isaacs will have his first solo exhibition at Greenhut Galleries for the month of July. Daniel Minter’s work will be featured in the side gallery. Exhibition dates July 6th through 29th. Artists reception Thursday, July 6th from 5-7pm. View event

  • An Evening of Acadian & Cape Breton Music @ BMLL Performance Hall

    The Bagaduce Music Lending Library announces Gus La Casse and Peter Lindquist for An Evening of Acadian and Cape Breton Music on Friday, July 28 at 7:00pm. “…a natural-born fiddle player…whose energy would power a small city.” -Peter Sutherland, Artistic Director, Young Tradition Vermont Described as a fiddler with both speed and savage energy, Gus […] View event

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    Adriane Herman: Wreckage Salad @ Ocean House Gallery & Frame

    Adriane Herman’s series of monotypes entitled “Wreckage Salad” is collaboratively created, inspired by parti-colored piles of castoff wood, which physically dwarf, and aesthetically vie with, much contemporary art. Each print is a unique impression of an ephemeral arrangement of hand-colored shapes representing material found in the municipal woodpile in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, the artist’s home. […] View event

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    Artists by the Sea @ Biddeford Pool Community Center

    Artists by the Sea is an exhibit of paintings in acrylic, oil and watercolors by fourteen local artists in the Biddeford coastal community. This show has been going on for many years, showcasing the talents of these artists associated with the Biddeford Pool Community Center. The artists represented are: Christie Bergland, Adrienne LaVallee, Brad Coupe, […] View event

  • Walking for fitness and fun @ Skowhegan Community Center

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    POWER OF PLACE Wells Reserve at Laudholm @ Wells Reserve at Laudholm

    POWER OF PLACE Wells Reserve at Laudholm Wells, Maine May 26 – October 16, 2017 Opening Reception Wednesday, June 7th 4:30-6:30 pm Open Daily from 7AM to Sunset Rolling fields and woodland trails on historic coastal farm offer dramatic settings for outdoor sculpture in granite, steel, marble and bronze by twenty-eight New England artists. http://www.wellsreserve.org/visit/  […] View event

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    Facebook Live and Instagram Stories – Social Media Breakfast Maine @ Portland Masonic Temple

    We know you have SEEN Facebook Live and Instagram Stories. Maybe even a few of you have tried them personally. Have you thought about working them into your marketing? We sure have, but hitting that button seems to just give us anxiety. We have invited a few of our favorite personalities and publishers to come […] View event

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    The Ossipee Valley Music Festival @ Ossipee Valley Music Festival

    Maine’s ultimate celebration of Americana, Roots, Bluegrass, Jazz, Folk and Country Music over four days in Hiram Maine (45 minutes West of Portland). Nosh from the farm to table food-trucks, and sample 10 local beers, ciders and wines in the beer tent. Workshops, yoga, barn dances, and tent camping are all included in the ticket […] View event

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    Brunswick Farmers Market @ The Mall Downtown Brunswick, Maine

    The Brunswick Farmers Market is held every Tuesday and Friday from May 2 – November 22. Located on the Mall (between Park Row & Maine St) the market is open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. More than a dozen vendors offer bread, coffee, eggs, flowers, fruit, meats, vegetables and other seasonal foods in addition […] View event

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    TOPS is a national, nonprofit weight loss support group for folks wanting to lose weight. TOPS offers tools, program and a supportive environment for healthy living and weight management. Every Friday from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM View event

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    Sellam Circus School’s Circus Arts Day Camp! @ Riley School

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to swing from a trapeze? Walk on a wire? Do you wish you could juggle, or stand on your hands? Now is your chance to follow your dreams, and join the circus! With circus arts day camps in Rockport, Vinalhaven, and Bar Harbor, Maine, The Sellam Circus School’s […] View event

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    Cockamamie! Odd and Unusual Books from Members’ Collections @ Mantor Library — University of Maine at Farmington

    The Shiretown Bookers are proud to announce their summer exhibition, “Cockamamie! Odd and Unusual Books from Members’ Collections,” running from June 9 through Sept. 28, in the Bookers’ display area in Mantor Library at 116 South St., in Farmington. Some remarkable books will be on display, each of them unusual in some way. Some are […] View event

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    Navigating Life As A Muslim Girl in Maine @ Maine College of Art, Zand Head Gallery

    Navigating Life As A Muslim Girl in Maine A Justice for Women Project On View: July 28 – August 16, 2017 First Friday Art Walk Reception: Friday Aug. 4, 5-8PM Zand Head and Friedman Galleries Featuring photography by Catherine Frost, this exhibition showcases photographs of 30 Muslim young women from Deering and Lewiston High Schools. […] View event

  • Tai Chi for Health &- Fitness @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Tai Chi exercises the entire body. At the same time it strengthens the mind. This program is specially designed for those with arthritis. During the course of the evidence-based program, participants will focus on improving strength, balance, mental health and relieving stress. $6 per session. Please call to 626-7777 to register. View event

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    11th Annual Kneading Conference @ Skowhegan State Fairgrounds

    Going strong since 2007, the Kneading Conference brings together grainiacs and bread buffs from all over the country to learn the art and science of growing and milling grains, baking artisan breads, and brewing delicious beer. Farmers, professional and home bakers, brewers, chefs, cooks, grain researchers, maltsters, food entrepreneurs, and wood-fired oven enthusiasts gather each […] View event

  • Richard Simmons Workout @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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  • Maine Quilt Show @ Augusta Civic Center

    Maine Quilts 40th Anniversary, July 27-29, 2017, Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine. Champagne Reception & Show Preview Wednesday, July 26, 7–9 pm; Thursday – Saturday 9 – 5. 500+ Quilts – antique to contemporary. Special Exhibits: Ruby Celebration; Red and White Stitched Together and Fantastically 40! Challenge. Workshops with 7 national teachers, Merchants Mall, Demonstrations, […] View event

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    Monarch Butterfly Pavilion at Mark’s Lawn and Garden @ Monarch Butterfly Pavilion

    Our main objective is to increase the population of Monarch butterflies in Maine and to provide a fun and educational experience for all ages. The Butterfly Pavilion is a 3,000 square foot butterfly biosphere consistent with sustaining the Monarch butterfly life cycle. We have hundreds of Monarch butterflies flying around the pavilion. They lay eggs […] View event

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    “Images and Visions” @ Pemaquid Watershed Association's office-gallery

    An exhibit of evocative landscape paintings by artist Belva Ann Prycel will opening Monday, June 26, at Pemaquid Watershed Association’s office-gallery, 584 Main St., Damariscotta. On display will be nearly 40 oil paintings, both large and small in scale, depicting the changing light and atmospheres of Maine. Prycel has painted the coast extensively, but this […] View event

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    Sea Kayak Tour to Fort Gorges @ East End Beach

    This 3-hour sea kayak tour takes you to Fort Gorges, a Civil-War-era granite fort surrounded by water that’s one of the most fascinating spots in Casco Bay. The trip is a great way way to combine the experience of sea kayaking on the Maine coast with exploring one of the region’s most exciting historic landmarks. […] View event

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    Maine Women in the arts summer fine art show with crafts

    Original artwork by Maine artists as well as crafts made by these artists. Show hours: Friday, July 28, 10 AM to 7 PM; Saturday, July 29, 10 AM to 6 PM; and Sunday, July 30, 10 AM to 4 PM. Meet the artists at the opening reception: Friday, July 28, 5 to 7 PM. Free […] View event

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    ‘At Home and Abroad: Works From the Marsden Hartley Collection’ @ Bates College, Olin Arts Center

    “At Home and Abroad“ explores aspects of the life and art of Lewiston native Edmund (Marsden) Hartley, one of America’s most important modernist painters. The entire Hartley collection at Bates, more than 400 objects, includes early oil sketches by Hartley; works in his personal collection by other artists; Late Antique, Mexican and Asian textiles; a […] View event

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    Summer History Camp for Youth @ 19th Century Curran Homestead Village at Newfield

    July 24-28, 10-3, Summer History Camp, Ages 8-13, at 19th Century Curran Homestead Village at Newfield, formerly Willowbrook Museum, 70 Elm St., Newfield, ME 04056. This is our popular day camp experience that includes hands-on, project-based learning experiences with fiber arts: machine & hand sewing, wool felting, electric: “Old School”: batteries & electric fixtures, lumber […] View event

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    Creative Maine: Trade Banners and the Crafts That Built Maine @ Maine Historical Society

    Creative Maine explores the creativity and ingenuity that created the Maine economy as we know it today through the historical parade banners of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association. In 1841, MCMA members paraded down Congress Street in Portland to demonstrate their skills and support for their individual trades, as well as for craftspeople struggling to […] View event

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    Maine Jewish Museum – Three new exhibits @ Maine Jewish Museum

    Maine Jewish Museum Grand Opening of Three New Exhibits Before the Flood – Anita Clearfield Within the Landscape – Anne Ireland Final Mourner’s Kaddish: 333 Days in Paintings- Max Miller Exhibit Runs: July 13, 2017 – September 10, 2017 Opening Reception: July 13, 2017, 5pm-7pm First Friday: August 4, 2017, 5pm-8pm Admission is free. Before […] View event

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    “Homage to the Art of the Sea” @ Haynes Galleries

    For its 2017 season, Haynes Galleries in Thomaston will present “Homage to the Art of the Sea.” This exhibition of seascapes will showcase the magic of marine vistas, including views of Maine, by four of the country’s finest marine artists. Through a modern lens, Joseph McGurl, William R. Davis, Donald Demers and Marc Dalessio capture […] View event

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    Barbara Ernst Prey: Inflection Points 40 Years Painting Maine @ Barbara Prey Projects

    This exhibit showcases the virtuosic hand of world-renowned artist Barbara Ernst Prey who has painted powerful views of her surroundings for forty years. This new series showcases a compelling collection of 40 never before seen watercolors, dry-brush and oil paintings. The New York Times writes about Prey’s paintings, “Prey is going where icons like Rauschenberg […] View event

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    A Celebration of Farms and Food: New Pots by Rebecca May Verrill @ Maine Potters Market

    For the month of July, Maine Potters Market features new work by member Rebecca May Verrill. This charming line of illustrative, functional earthenware celebrates farms and food, and the hard work that goes along with it. Cups, bowls and plates are adorned with individually drawn and carved chickens and tractors, smiling pigs, plants and vegetables […] View event

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    A Bird’s Eye View at Markings Gallery @ Markings Gallery

    A wonderful grouping of bird interpretations in multi media by Maine artisans. Included in the show are Wayne Robbins-wood carving, Tide’s End Tiles- tiles, Kris Sandoy-felted fiber, Liz Stoyko-fiber, and Stephanie Sersich-glass..and many other talented folks! Show begins July 1 going thru July 30th. There will be an artists reception on July 16th 4-7, during […] View event

  • Wadsworth-Longfellow House @ Maine Historical Society

    The 1786 Wadsworth–Longfellow House was the childhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 19th-century America’s most famous poet. The Maine Historical Society opened the house to the public in 1901, making it the first historic house museum in Maine. One of Maine’s oldest treasures, the house is a National Historic Landmark. View event

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    Making Paper, Making Maine @ Maine Historical Society

    Paper has shaped Maine’s economy, molded individual and community identities, and impacted the environment throughout Maine. When Hugh Chisholm opened the Otis Falls Pulp Company in Jay in 1888, the mill was one of the most modern paper-making facilities in the country, and was connected to national and global markets. For the next century, Maine […] View event

  • “New! Clay Monoprints” @ Minnehonk Gallery

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    Cribbage @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Maine Women in the Arts Summer Art Show @ Kennebunkport Masonic Lodge

    Maine Women in the Arts – Summer Art & Crafts Show Friday, July 28, to Sunday, July 30 7-28-17 to 7-30-17 Summer Art and Crafts Show Masonic Hall, Temple Street Kennebunkport This show offers a wide selection of fine art and crafts. Admission is free. The hours for the show are Friday, July 28, 10 […] View event

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    ‘Kate Gilmore: In your Way’ @ Bates College, Olin Arts Center

    Kate Gilmore, an artist critically acclaimed for humorous, politically charged videos in which art is the product of women’s difficult physical exertions, shows work at the Bates College Museum of Art this summer. View event

  • Image featured: Robert Indiana, KVF VII the Hartley Elegies: the Berlin Series, 1991. Silkscreen on paper, 59 1/2 in. x 59 1/2 in. (151.1 x 151.1 cm). Gift of Park Granada Editions, 1991.027
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    Robert Indiana: Placeholder @ Colby College Museum of Art

    In 1978, facing eviction from his long-time studio in lower Manhattan, Robert Indiana (born 1928) relocated to the island of Vinalhaven, located in Maine’s Penobscot Bay, where he had worked seasonally since 1969. Robert Indiana: Placeholder features select prints from two series related to the artist’s residence in Maine, a time of intense introspection and […] View event

  • Greater Portland Landmarks Tours @ Greater Portland Landmarks

    This summer Greater Portland Landmarks is offering two tour opportunities. On Wednesday mornings at 10:30am and 11:30am through October 25th, there will be docent-guided tours of the U.S. Custom House located in Portland, Maine. Built in 1872 by a young United States of America to impress merchants from abroad as they came into Portland, the […] View event

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    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art @ Ogunquit Museum of American Art

    GARY HAVEN SMITH Ogunquit Museum of American Art Ogunquit, Maine May 1 – October 31, 2017 Solo show by acclaimed stone sculptor in the Museum’s seaside gardens. www.ogunquitmuseum.org for hours and directions. June LaCombe SCULPTURE 207.688.4468 | june.lacombe@gmail.com www.junelacombesculpture.com View event

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    Patricia Chandler a solo exhibit of paintings opens July 1at Richard Boyd Art Gallery @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of paintings by artist Patricia Chandler on Saturday, July 1 at 10:00 a.m. Born and raised in Maine, Pat’s career as a trained commercial and fine artist spans multiple genres including illustration, portraiture, and landscapes. Her current series of paintings represent a […] View event

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    Marsden Hartley’s Maine at Colby College Museum of Art @ Colby College Museum of Art

    This exhibition will explore Marsden Hartley’s complex, sometimes contradictory, and visually arresting relationship with his native state—from the lush Post-Impressionist inland landscapes with which he launched his career, to the later roughly rendered paintings of Maine’s rugged coastal terrain, its hardy inhabitants, and the magisterial Mount Katahdin. The exhibition is made possible by the Henry […] View event

  • Image featured: Nicole Wittenberg, Untitled, 2010. Oil on linen, 25 in. x 42 in. (63.5 x 106.7 cm). Colby College Museum of Art, Gift of the Alex Katz Foundation, 2010.272

    Visionary Painting: Curated by Alex Katz @ Colby College Museum of Art

    Visionary Painting presents a selection of works showing artists in compelling dialogue with the work of Marsden Hartley. Alex Katz (born 1927) credits Hartley with creating “a vision of Maine that dominates people’s minds even today.” Curated by Katz as a companion to Marsden Hartley’s Maine, this exhibition considers how the American modernist’s thematic and […] View event

  • “What Thoughts Become” Exhibit at Stable Gallery @ Stable Gallery, Damariscotta

    July exhibit at Stable Gallery, a former stable now gallery managed by artists for artists, featuring painters Penelope Moodey, Polly Smith, Rosalind Welsh, Helene Farrar and Jon Luoma; metalist, Nicholas Downing; ceramicist Ingrid Bathe; jeweler Rosalind Welsh; and bird sculptor Edwin Hawkes. Over 35 Maine based artists show their work in different media at the […] View event

  • “Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust” exhibit @ Michael Klahr Center — University of Maine at Augusta

    The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine will open its new exhibit, “Heroism in Unjust Times: Rescuers During the Holocaust.” The exhibit will be on display at the Michael Klahr Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta through Friday, Aug. 11. Despite the potentially fatal consequences, thousands of individuals risked […] View event

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    Graphic Matters: George Bellows and World War I @ Colby College Museum of Art

    In the decade before his death, the American artist George Bellows (1882–1925) embraced lithography, a printmaking technique in which the artist draws directly onto a stone or plate with an oil-based medium. Of the more than 170 lithographs that Bellows produced, twenty belong to his “War Series,” which was immediately controversial when published in 1918. […] View event

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    Backstage Tours @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO SEE HOW THE MAGIC HAPPENS Have you ever wondered what it’s like to go behind the scenes of a professional theatre? Join us for insider access to the dressing rooms, green room and backstage. Our trained volunteer guides will share their extensive knowledge of the storied history of the Playhouse […] View event

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    Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Explore Portland’s dynamic food and craft beer scene on a Maine Foodie Tour! We’ll introduce you to a variety of flavors from classic Maine fare, Maine-inspired and culturally-based treats to creative modern flare. You’ll eat and drink the way the locals do, visiting a mix of artisanal shops, restaurants and pubs. Some of the tasting […] View event

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    Maine Lobster Picnic & Harbor Cruise

    Walk Portland’s waterfront, cruise the Casco Bay, and enjoy a taste of Maine’s most famous crustacean. Your tour begins with a short stroll along the wharves. One of Maine’s most vital coastal industries is fishing and lobstering, and your guide will share some facts about Portland’s seaside history. We’ll pick up our picnic treats along […] View event

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    Stir-fry chicken & vegetables @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Stir-Fry Chicken & Vegetables, Vegetable, Soup, Salad and Dessert. Entertainment by Bonnie Hendsbee View event

  • Diana Cherbuliez works @ Grant Wahlquist Gallery

    Grant Wahlquist Gallery is honored to present “Diana Cherbuliez works,” an exhibition by Vinalhaven, Maine-based artist Diana Cherbuliez. The show will run from July 7 through August 12, 2017. An opening reception will occur on Friday, July 7th from 5 – 8 pm. Cherbuliez transforms her materials in novel ways while remaining true to both […] View event

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    James Groleau: Tide @ Littlefield Gallery

    Littlefield Gallery Winter Harbor presents James Groleau’s “Tide” from July 17- August 13. A reception for the artist is July 22nd, 4-6 pm. James was born in Lewiston, Maine, in 1960. He is the recipient of numerous awards, grants, and fellowhips, including a MacDowell Colony fellowhip in 2001. His work is included in the collections […] View event

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    Friday Book Club @ Winslow Public Library

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    American genre: Contemporary painting @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    On view from July 20, 2017 – September 15, 2017, Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm, Thursday 11am-7pm, First Friday Art Walk 11am-8pm Exhibition Reception: Thursday, July 20, 2017, 5:00–8:00pm The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art is pleased to announce American Genre: Contemporary Painting curated by artist, writer, and curator Michelle Grabner. Grabner […] View event

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    Bring your own lunch @ Litchfield Senior Center

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    Multi-media artist Alia Ali @ SPACE Gallery

    Multi-media artist Alia Ali will activate the main space with a photography- and textile-based installation, highlighting the fabricated barriers that divide and unite us, all at once. The theme of duality in the artist’s work extends to questioning the moment in which polar extremes must occur for either to exist at its full potential, where […] View event

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    Girls on the Run to visit Scarborough Kiwanis @ The Egg and I

    Emily Clark, Executive Director of Girls on the Run, will speak to the Scarborough Kiwanis Club on Friday, July 28 at 12:00. Scarborough Kiwanis meets every Friday from 12:00 – 1:00 at The Egg & I, 183 U.S. Route One, Scarborough. Members of the public are always welcome! View event

  • Pickup basketball for adults @ Skowhegan Community Center

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    Todd Watts: Blanchard Weather Report @ PhoPa Gallery

    Todd Watts’ solo exhibition, Blanchard Weather Report features 40 photographs that explore our relationship with art and the world we live in. Todd Watts writes: “The Blanchard Weather Report began in 2014 as a conversation about art and the earth, carried out in pictures over the Internet with friends and colleges around the world. The […] View event

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    Embellishments in Victorian fashion @ Saco Museum

    Sumptuous fabrics, vibrant colors and textures, masses of elaborate trims – all are defining elements of fashionable Victorian women’s clothing. Nineteenth-century designers had very definite ideas of what constituted beauty, and these concepts had a widespread impact on art and design. Embellishments in Victorian Fashion focuses on how nineteenth-century aesthetics influenced women’s clothing design and […] View event

  • One-on-One Technology Tutoring @ Portland Public Library

    One-on-one tutoring sessions are for all levels of computer users and this is a chance to sit down with a staff member for 30 minutes of free computer assistance. Laptops are available for use and the sessions take place in a quiet area of the library. Advance registration is required, please call 871-1700 x 708, […] View event

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    Cards, games @ Litchfield Senior Center

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  • Before the Flood: Paintings and Video Installations by Anita Clearfield @ Maine Jewish Museum

    A new group of paintings and experiential video installations by Anita Clearfield. Anita Clearfield creates figurative abstractions, combining paint, video and found objects. In “Before the Flood,” Clearfield’s paintings and video installations reflect on the end of times: Biblical, climate change, and personal mortality. Her works mirror the disconnection for many people between one’s mundane […] View event

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    Maine State Music Theater cast concert @ Lunt Auditorium at OceanView

    OceanView at Falmouth is excited to welcome back the cast of the Maine State Music Theater for a special concert. Performances will include selections from their current season and other show-stopping cast favorites! Refreshments and OceanView tours will be available following the performance. Limited Seating, RSVP: 207-781-4460 View event

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    Bowdoin International Music Festival presents Young Artist Concert @ Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College

    The Young Artist Concert series presents performances by advanced young musicians who come to the Festival from conservatories and music schools in more than twenty-five countries. View event

  • Kysa Kelleher Book Signing @ Maine Coast Book Shop

    Say It Once: The No Bullshit Guide to Parenting is your go-to handbook for successful child-rearing. The overall concept is simple: empower your children, and learn how to say “no” with love and a smile. Change your home for the better as you teach your kids to pull their own weight, and to discover for […] View event

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    Old Canada Road Historical Society @ Old Canada Road Historical Society

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    63 card game @ Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center

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    Remember Me Spirit Readings @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Would you like to connect with a loved one who has passed on or experience a connection with the spirit world? Medium Francine McEwen uses her clairvoyant abilities to connect with loved ones who have passed to Spirit. Reading are 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month in half-hour sessions. Call for a private appointment. View event

  • Grown-up Storytime @ Camden Public Library

    We never outgrow our delight in a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon in the comfortable seating in the Library’s Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org or 207-236-3440. View event

  • Historical Walking Tours of Portland @ Maine Historical Society

    Join Maine Historical Society for a guided tour of the city and its waterfront highlighting Portland’s history, maritime heritage, and authentic character. Learn how Maine’s largest city evolved from a small British colony to a booming center of American culture and commerce. Famous city residents, industries, architecture, historic landmarks, social history, and the Great Fire […] View event

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    Sawyer Memorial Presents: The Lorraine Ouellette Trio @ The Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial

    The Lorraine Ouellette Trio will be performing at the Sawyer Memorial on Friday, July 28th at 2 and 7 p.m. The group has been playing a combination of Country, French, Polka, and Cajun music at festivals, nursing homes, and more for over ten years. Members of the trio are Lorraine, playing the accordion; Jerry Dube, […] View event

  • Line Dancing Circuit @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Beginner level, low impact line dancing with toning exercises in between. Wednesdays and Fridays beginning June 7th 2:00 – 3:00 PM. $4 in advance for month or $5 drop in. Call 626-7777 to register View event

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    Teen STEAM series at PPL @ Portland Public Teen Library

    Join us Fridays in July and August in the Teen Library for a mix of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. From slime to computer programming to plants, we’ll provide the supplies and the know-how. These sessions are free and open to middle and high school aged teens, no registration required. The Teen Staff at […] View event

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    The Wizard of Oz the musical @ City Theater

    The Wizard Of Oz the musical at City Theater in Biddeford. The enchanting musical based on the books by L. Frank Baum and the award winning classic film. Music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg: Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. When a tornado rips through Kansas, […] View event

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    Lego Club @ Winslow Public Library

    for grades K-12 Every Friday View event

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    Movie Sing-Along @ Winslow Public Library

    Still can’t get enough of Frozen? Join us for a show where reciting lines and singing the songs is totally encouraged! We’ll provide popcorn and drinks, you provide the fans. View event

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    Walking Tour of Camden @ Camden Public Library--Atlantic Avenue entrance

    Dave Jackson and Amy Rollins lead an educational and entertaining tour of downtown Camden each Friday from June 30 to September 15. Tours run approximately an hour and fifteen minutes. Reservations are recommended. Please call the library at 236-3440 to reserve a spot. Tours are free, though donations are appreciated. Meet at the Atlantic Avenue […] View event

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    Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz @ Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine

    Join the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine for their summ production of Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz! Dorothy and her little dog are lost in the land of Oz and need help following the yellow brick road all the way back to home sweet home–Kansas. Can you help them? In this special main […] View event

  • Gala reception: “Places: Two Views — Paintings and Photography” @ Emery Community Arts Center, University of Maine at Farmington

    by Phil Poirier and Milton Christianson.” The show runs through Friday, Aug. 18. Born in Rumford, Poirier considers himself an observational naturalist where photography, the visual transcription, has now supplanted painting. “Working with digital imagery, I push the images, pulling out work that feels more painterly than anything I ever did with a brush,” said […] View event

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    Ice Cream Train @ Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

    This season our popular Friday evening Ice Cream Trains return with added dates. Bring the family and enjoy a complimentary ice cream as you take a sunset train ride along beautiful Casco Bay! Trains for this event run on the hour at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm. Special Reduced fares for the Ice Cream Train are […] View event


    Supper offered free to the community at St. Mary’s Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth on the second and fourth Fridays of every month, from 5-7pm. Home-made soup, salad, breads, desserts and beverages served at table. View event

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    Biddeford+Saco ArtWalk @ Biddeford First Friday Artwalk

    Biddeford+Saco ArtWalk takes place the last Friday of each month year-round, from 5-8p.m., in various venues throughout downtown Biddeford and Saco and in the mills. Find a wonderful, unique gift from a variety of represented artists. Relax with your favorite beverage or dine at one of the area’s fine restaurants after checking out this month’s […] View event

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    Maine Crafts Guild 42nd MDI directions Fine Craft Show- 2017 @ Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center, Bar Harbor

    Add to your fine craft collection or shop for unique, handcrafted gifts at the 42nd Annual Mount Desert Island Directions Fine Craft Show – July 28, 29 & 30, 2017. Fine craft in wood, metal, clay, fiber, glass and mixed media will be shown inside the Atlantic Oceanside Event Center as well as under a […] View event

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    Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk @ Belfast-Downtown

    The Belfast Fourth Friday Art Walk this month will take place on July 28! The Art Walk features open galleries and studios on Main Street and High Street and the surrounding area in downtown Belfast, from 5:30 to 8:00pm. On the Art Walk this summer, visit as many of the art walk’s 15 wonderful and […] View event

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    Waterville Rocks! w/ the Pete Kilpatrick Band and Armies @ Castonguay Square

    This first summer concert will feature the incredibly talented Pete Kilpatrick Band and Armies! Waterville Rocks! is a series of four outdoor concerts presented by the Waterville Opera House for the enjoyment of the greater Waterville community. At these concerts, families and friends gather in historic downtown Waterville, lay down a blanket in Castonguay Square, […] View event

  • Understanding Inflammation with Kali Sink @ The Studio at One Earth

    We know it’s bad for us. We’ve read about its links to modern diseases and the standard American diet. But what are we really talking about when we discuss inflammation? How can it hurt and when can it heal? Where do diet and lifestyle come into the mix? Join us for a one hour workshop […] View event

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    Freedom from Addiction Recovery Support Group @ Homegrown Healthcare Alternative Wellness, Apothecary and Learning Center

    Homegrown Healthcare is hosting a weekly addiction recovery support group. The group is ongoing on Friday evenings, 6-8pm. The meetings promote risk reduction using alternative therapies and cannabis (optionally) as exit strategy. No charge, all welcome and cannabis friendly. For more information, please call 207-395-5447. View event

  • Kayak Safety & Rescue Seminars @ H2Outfitters

    H2Outfitters and Harpswell Recreation present Kayak Safety & Rescue Seminars Thursday and Friday, 6 – 8 pm @ H2Outfitters on Orr’s Island June 15 & 16, June 29 & 30, July 6 & 7, July 13 & 14, July 20 & 21, July 27 & 28 Thursday (pre-requisite to Friday) This session will be a […] View event

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    Comedian Juston McKinney @ Gracie Theatre at Husson University

    Friday, July 28, 2017 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: Gracie Theatre at Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-4606; JustonMcKinneyAtTheGracie.eventbrite.com GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://www.JustonMcKinneyAtTheGracie.Eventbrite.com YOUR TICKET INCLUDES A FULL EVENING! * AN ARRAY OF HOT AND COLD HORS D’OEUVRES WITH BEVERAGES * ACCESS TO FULL SERVICE CASH BAR UNTIL […] View event

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    Salsa In the Park w/lesson and live music by Primo Cubano @ Congress Square Park, Portland

    Salsa In the Park @ Congress Square w/lesson and live music by Primo Cubano! WELCOME BACK SUMMER! WELCOME BACK FREE OUTDOOR EVENTS: SALSA DANCING WITH LIVE MUSIC TO BE EXACT! FRIENDS OF CONGRESS SQUARE and PM SALSA Bring you SALSA in the PARK 2017! Every 4th Friday May- September! LESSON and LIVE MUSIC with PRIMO […] View event

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    Sunset Wine Sails in Portland, Maine @ Maine State Pier

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced for a gorgeous scenic wine sail on board the 74-foot sailboat Frances, built by her Captains and crew on Portland’s waterfront as you explore some incredibly delicious examples of quality wines from around the world that you’ll love to have in your repertoire. You’re in for an incredible […] View event

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    Cribbage @ VFW, Fairfield

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  • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous @ Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter

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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., Brunswick. Donation $5. All are welcome. FMI: 207-200-7577, brennan.mk at gmail.com, or www.folkdancebrunswick.com. View event


    The Fantasticks @ Stonington Opera House

    Matt and Luisa have fallen in love against the wishes of their feuding fathers. And so, a modern-day Romeo and Juliet unfolds, with plenty of comedy and drama, moonlight and magic. And yet … was that their parents’s scheme all along? When the truth emerges Matt and Luisa embark on separate journeys of self-discovery. What […] View event

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    Giselle @ Williamson Performing Arts Center

    Bossov Ballet Theatre (BBT) at Maine Central Institute will perform Giselle at the Williamson Performing Arts Center in Fairfield. Based on a story by Theophile Gautier and Jules Henri Vernoy de St. Georges, Giselle tells the tale of lost innocence and love’s eternal power to forgive, with a dash of gothic ghosts to keep the […] View event

  • Hope Haitian Choir @ Fairfield United Methodist Church

    The Fairfield United Methodist Church will be hosting The Hope Haitian Choir. Their concert will be on Friday, July 28th at 7:00 pm. A love offering will be received. Please spread the word. All are welcome!! View event

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    Seussical: The Musical @ Freeport Performing Arts Center

    The whole family will love this tale of Horton, Mayzie, Gertrude, and Jojo the Who with a big assist from the Cat In the Hat. Colorful, fun, energetic, imaginative, whimsical, heartwarming… this show has it all! It’s about community, friendship, and loyalty, with super music. Our cast features Tara Golson (The Cat in the Hat), […] View event

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    Yankee Brass Band Concert @ Maine Charitable Mechanic Association

    MCMA is very excited to co-host this year’s Yankee Brass Band concert at Mechanics’ Hall. Every year the musicians of the Yankee Brass Band use authentic period instruments, dress in appropriate uniforms and present music of the “Golden Age of Bands”, mid- to late-19th century. Music Director, Paul Maybery, advocates historically informed performances and has […] View event

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    VentiCordi Chamber Music: ‘Cities of Sound’ @ St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

    London and Vienna are famous musical centers, and now Portland, Maine joins the list with Dan Sonnenberg. Works of Haydn, Mozart, Hindemtih and Etler round out your musical journey. Also joining is talented student oboist Shelby Heiman of Arundel. 10% of ticket sales to this program will be donated to Full Plates, addressing child hunger […] View event

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    Bowdoin International Music Festival presents Prokofiev, Shaw, Norman, and Brahms

    It’s not a misprint – tonight, percussionist Luke Rinderknecht will play the flower pots alongside cellist Jeffrey Zeigler in Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw’s work, Boris Kerner, named for a transportation engineer who developed an influential theoretical model for vehicular traffic. Shaw’s composition is aptly juxtaposed with Andrew Norman’s Gran Turismo, inspired in part by […] View event

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    Steep Canyon Rangers at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor @ The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor

    The show beings at 7:30 PM. Doors for seating open at 7:00 PM. Advance tickets $30, day of show $35. “True bluegrass, when done well, is a thing of art and the Steep Canyon Rangers are the genre’s current Rembrandt.” The Steep Canyon Rangers play progressive bluegrass music firmly rooted in tradition, with smart, original […] View event

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    Grease @ Maine State Music Theatre

    Head “greaser” Danny Zuko and new (good) girl Sandy Dumbrowski try to relive the high school romance of their “Summer Nights” as the rest of the gang sings and dances its way through the the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including “You’re The One That I Want,” “Grease Is The Word,” “Summer Nights,” “Hopelessly […] View event

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    The Originals Present “Moon Over Buffalo” @ Saco River Theatre

    This madcap comedy centers on fading stars George and Charlotte Hay (William McDonough III and Jennifer Porter.) Their glory days long gone, they are consigned to touring the country from one lowbrow theater to another. The play finds them stuck in Buffalo with their small company, which includes Charlotte’s hard-of-hearing mother, Ethel (Francesca Jellison) who […] View event

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    La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi @ Merrill Auditorium

    La Traviata is the most often-performed opera in history, with unforgettable music and an emotionally gripping story with all the elements of a great tragic romance. The heroine, Violetta, is based on a real person who lived in the mid-1800s, Marie Duplessis, who was born a simple peasant and became a renowned Parisian courtesan. One […] View event

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    VivMo Shorts! @ St. Lawrence Arts Center

    Vivid Motion is putting on shorts this summer! VivMo Shorts, July 27-30 at St. Lawrence Arts. A series of short stories told through dance. Through diverse dance styles, with dancers of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes, Vivid Motion brings an innovative show to Portland. Fun, heartwarming and at times heart wrenching, the stories will […] View event

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    Bates Dance Festival 35th Anniversary Gala @ Schaeffer Theatre, Bates College

    Marking the festival’s anniversary and honoring the contributions of both longtime director Laura Faure and the late Marcy Plavin, festival founder, the Gala unites favorite artist alumni for an unforgettable evening of performance. Performers include Doug Varone and Natalie Desch; Bebe Miller and Angie Hauser; Tania Isaac; Larry Keigwin, Sara Pearson, Patrik Widrig and Riley […] View event

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    VivmoSHORTS @ St. Lawrence Arts

    Vivid Motion is putting on shorts this summer! VivMo Shorts, July 27-30 at St. Lawrence Arts, is a series of short stories told through dance. 9 directing choreographers were chosen to put their stories on stage. Through diverse dance styles, with dancers of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes, Vivid Motion brings an innovative show […] View event

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    Red Cloak Haunted History Tour @ Downtown Hallowell

    Join The Lady in the Red Cloak for a lantern lit walking tour of Hallowell. Discover the back streets and hidden stories of Hallowell, its mysteries and haunts. See the oldest building on Water St., hear many ghostly tales, learn of the early history and experience a one-of-a-kind evening in this “Antique Riverport.” The moderate […] View event

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    Marlboro Music Benefit Concert V @ Marlboro College Dining Hall

    Join us for exceptional chamber music at what the New Yorker describes as “the classical world’s most coveted retreat,” where master artists and new musical leaders live, learn, and explore great chamber music together in the foothills of Vermont. Programs are announced a week before each concert weekend as senior artists determine which works have […] View event

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    Avenue Q @ Lakewood Theater

    Winner of the Tony “Triple Crown” for best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. With three humans and eleven puppets who interact, Avenue Q is a coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. Princeton, a recent college graduate, […] View event

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    Bullets Over Broadway @ The Ogunquit Playhouse

    JUL 5 – JUL 29 at The Ogunquit Playhouse The 1920s come roaring to life with showgirls, gangsters and more in this musical adaptation of Woody Allen and Douglas McGrath’s madcap film Bullets Over Broadway. Hailed by Time Magazine as “Musical Theatre Gold!,” Bullets Over Broadway is the hilarious musical comedy about the making of […] View event

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    Candlelit Baroque @ Union Hall Theatre, Rockport

    GEOFF NUTTALL, violin SARAH GLENN, violin NATHAN SCHRAM, viola CHIRSTOPHER COSTANZA, cello NATE MARTIN, double bass JAMES AUSTIN SMITH, oboe PEDJA MUZIJEVIC, harpsichord One of the most popular summer performances, our baroque concert this year features an ensemble of acclaimed musicians playing sumptuous repertoire. The program is anchored by VIVALDI’s Oboe Concerto in D Minor, […] View event

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    Flashback Fridays @ O'Brien's Event Center @ Best Western Plus Waterville

    DJ Chris Rush spins your favorites dance mixes from the 70’s through today @ at Flashback Fridays! Enjoy $1 well drinks from 9-10PM and $2.75 PBR all night long! Party starts at 9PM!! This event is 21+ More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/259639107858828 at O’Brien’s Event Center Waterville @ Best Western Plus Waterville – 375 Main Street Waterville, […] View event