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  • Wednesday March 21 2018
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    “About Freeport” @ Freeport Public Library

    Watercolor paintings, by Freeport artist Polly Smith, depicting scenes around Freeport on display at the Freeport Public Library thru March. Open during Library hours. See http://www.freeportlibrary.com View event

  • Community Bingo @ Gardiner Lions Club

    Community Bingo Every Wednesday at Gardiner Lions Club at 6:30 P.M.! Doors open at 4 P.M. for socializing and lunch from their kitchen featering snacks and specials. Proceeds support community charity projects. View event

  • Cosmic Lag (ongoing) @ SPACE Gallery

    COSMIC LAG (ongoing), is an exploration of creation that encourages audiences to become conscious of their existence, to make them aware of the ‘lag’ they imprint onto the universe. All things move through time and space indefinitely–each passing moment continuously spirals throughout the cosmos. The camera parts included in the installation are meant to navigate […] View event

  • Brown Bag Lunch Talk: Climate Issues and Solutions Presentation

    Sierra Club Maine – Brown Bag lunch gatherings around climate issues and answers at its Portland Headquarters, March 21st from 12 to 1pm. William Turner of Turner Building Science & Design LLC will present An Integrated Approach to Healthy, Sustainable & Affordable Buildings for New Construction and Renovations. Interested members of the public are invited […] View event

  • Eyeball Color Wheel, by Madison Smith, Dayton

    Youth Art Month Exhibit @ Campus Center – UNE, Biddeford campus

    In celebration of Youth Art Month, Art works by students at Biddeford Intermediate School and Dayton Consolidated School are on exhibit at University of New England’s Biddeford Campus Center from March 7 to April 2, 2018. A variety of art projects are represented including Seabirds, Sunflower Still life, Insect prints, Watercolor landscapes, Eyeball Color wheels, […] View event

  • Portsmouth Athenaeum 2018 Program Series Remembering the Great War: Home and Abroad @ Portsmouth Athenaeum

    One hundred years ago, the war to end all wars came to an end in Europe. The Portsmouth Athenaeum 2018 program series shines a light on World War I soldiers from New Hampshire and the East Coast, the homes of warship builders in Portsmouth, NH and the women who manned the factories to keep our […] View event

  • Auburn UU hosts Adult Children of Alcoholics mtg @ First Universalist Church of Auburn

    Beginning March 14, a new meeting of ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) will be held on Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm, at First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant Street (across from Dairy Joy). Parking; accessible. Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a Twelve Step program for men and women who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional […] View event

  • Arrival @ SPACE Gallery

    SPACE is proud to present a new mural by artist, activist, and filmmaker, Spencer Keeton Cunningham. Arrival addresses the first point of contact between European colonists and indigenous peoples in New England from the artist’s perspective. Spencer Keeton Cunningham is a contemporary artist whose work encompasses large-scale murals, film and sculpture. A member of the […] View event

  • Geometry of Oppression @ SPACE Gallery

    Sandra Erbacher’s most recent work explores the parallels between bureaucracy and fascism via the appropriation and juxtaposition of text and diagrams from office furniture archives, images, fascist architecture and fashion, and the history of Nazi Germany. Shared formal characteristics between juxtaposed sets of images are emphasized, in order to allude to detached efficiency, rational compartmentalization, […] View event

  • “Heads, Hands, Feet; Sleeping, Holding, Dreaming, Dying” @ Bates College Museum of Art

    Bates College Museum of Art Exhibit: A couple since the mid-1970s, sculptor Rona Pondick and painter Robert Feintuch share interests in making work that uses the body to pursue psychologically suggestive meanings: Both believe that the body speaks. This remarkable exhibition, the first substantial exhibition of both their work together, includes sculptures and prints by […] View event

  • “Leading the Charge to a Clean Energy Future for New England” with CMP President Doug Herling @ Senator Inn and Spa

    The Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a Chamber Connection breakfast on Wednesday, March 21 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at the Senator Inn & Spa with a keynote presentation titled “Leading the Charge to a Clean Energy Future for New England” from Doug Herling, President and CEO of Central Maine Power Co. (CMP), […] View event

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    How To’s for family business: Part 2 of 3 – The 411: HR for companies without HR & stories from real life @ Husson University's Southern Maine Campus

    As the second installment in a three-part series on how to’s for family business, this workshop will fall under this year’s theme at the Institute For Family-Owned Business (IFOB): Inspiration & Perspiration – Strategies & How To’s for Family Business. The goal of this program is to explain the basics of human resources for family […] View event

  • Aerobics @ Litchfield Senior Center

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  • Hearing Aids

    Free hearing screenings @ Hearing Healthcare Associates

    On March 20th and 22nd Hearing Healthcare Associates in Augusta, ME will be providing FREE HEARING SCREENINGS and will have a visiting specialist explaining the LATEST in DIGITAL HEARING TECHNOLOGY! While this is a free event, space will be limited. Please call 207-248-8822 to reserve your spot today! Event will take place at Hearing Healthcare […] View event

  • Bone Builders @ Embden Community Center

    Bone Builders/Maine General-RSVP, low-impact weight training for any age. All the exercises are done with chair, weights and slow movements to build muscle/bone strength. View event

  • 9:00am Community

    Community Clothes Closet @ Centenary United Methodist Church

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    Free hearing screenings @ Hearing Healthcare Associates

    On March 19th, 21st, and 23rd Hearing Healthcare Associates in Topsham, ME will be providing FREE HEARING SCREENINGS and will have a visiting specialist explaining the LATEST in DIGITAL HEARING TECHNOLOGY! While this is a free event, space will be limited. Please call 207-406-3422 to reserve your spot today! Event will take place at Hearing […] View event

  • 9:00am Community

    People Who Care Food Cupboard @ Old Point Avenue School

    serving Anson, North Anson, Embden, Madison and New Portland View event

  • Sewing Class @ Embden Community Center

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  • Carla Skinder’s wildlife photography from Africa and around the world @ Vose Library

    Carla Skinder’s wildlife photography from Africa and around the world will be on display through the month of March at Vose Library, 392 Common Road, Union, capped with an Armchair Adventure discussion of her travels at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. View event

  • 10:00am Community

    Music practice @ Litchfield Senior Center

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  • 10:00am For Kids

    Family Story Time @ Lithgow Public Library

    Family Story Time is a program that readies your child for kindergarten by sharing stories, educational activities and art projects from children ages 3 to 5 and their parents or caregivers. View event

  • KAPOW! Maine Comic Artists

    KAPOW! Maine comic artists @ Maine Historical Society

    Comic art tells stories in diverse ways. It can critique the world in which we live, poke fun at the absurd, or transport us to a fantastical realm. Historical examples of comic art include political satire and caricatures of the nineteenth century, and superhero stories, noir comics, cartoons, and Sunday funnies of the twentieth century. […] View event

  • 10:00am For Kids

    Open Days at Parnas Private School @ Parnas

    We would like to kindly invite children and parents to take part in open days at Parnas private school! Visit our new building and feel the unique atmosphere of our school. We prepared many attractions for children. Our goal is to present you the school, our classrooms and teaching staff, as well as to show […] View event

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    Spark! Maine ART Stories @ Maine Historical Society

    Spark! Maine ART Stories Open daily through March 31, 2018 Winter hours: November 1 – March 31: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm HOLIDAY HOURS: December 1 – 23: Tuesday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm Maine has always been a home and a haven to artists and creative makers. Spark! Maine ART Stories explores the varied ways Mainers express themselves today, […] View event

  • 10:00am Community

    St. Peter’s Food Pantry @ St. Peter's Food Pantry

    applications accepted, servicing Bingham, Moscow, Pleasant Ridge, Concord township and Caratunk. Please bring proof of residency and photo I’D. View event

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    Leslie Anderson; 15 Years of painting Maine @ Merrill Memorial Library

    Anderson’s work will be on view at Yarmouth’s Merrill Memorial Libary, 215 Main Street, from March 5 through April 28. The artist will host a reception on Sunday, March 18, from 3 to 5 pm, wich is free and open to the public. Other viewing hours are Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am to […] View event

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    Teensy Weensy Acting Class: Giraffes Can’t Dance @ Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine

    Gerald the giraffe longs to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder for a giraffe than you’d think! If you enjoy acting out stories on stage, join us to dance out this story of a giraffe that finds his own rhythm. The Teensy Weensy Acting class is an opportunity for 3 to 5 […] View event

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    Writer’s Accountability Group @ Thomas Memorial Library

    Thomas Memorial Library’s new Writer’s Accountability Group (WAG!) meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10:30-noon. From future writers who haven’t found the time to get going, to published authors looking for inspiration for their next book, we’re here to support you in a relaxed, library setting. All levels of expertise and genres […] View event

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    10:30am Food and Drink

    Portland Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Eat and drink like a local with us on a Maine Foodie Tour! The culinary culture of a town is so much more than just sit-down dining experiences. It’s the bakers, brewers, candy makers and other artisan food and beverage locales where creativity and taste meet. On our popular Culinary Walking Tour you’ll sample a […] View event

  • 11:00am Community

    Game Day @ Golden Oldies Senior Center

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  • You Never Know How You Look Through Other People’s Eyes @ ICA at Maine College of Art

    ICA at MECA, On view from March 8 – April 20, 2018, Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm, Thursdays until 7pm, First Fridays until 8pm Exhibition Reception: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5:00–8:00pm “Cinnamon and sugary and softly spoken lies, you never know just how you look through other people’s eyes.” – Gibby Haynes, 1996 In the summer […] View event

  • Visual artists Katrina Majkut and Christopher McNulty @ Mantor Library — University of Maine at Farmington

    The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to present the creative works of the next featured artists in the new UMF Art on Campus program. This vibrant campus art initiative exhibits the expressive work of two artists per semester in UMF’s Mantor Library. This semester’s visual artists are Katrina Majkut and Christopher McNulty. Their […] View event

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    Music@Noon – John Mehrmann and friends @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: John Mehrmann and Friends A Concert of Original Music Composer, performer and Bay Chamber Music School faculty member John Mehrmann has written music for ensembles including the Bangor and Portland Symphonies and VoXX: Voice of Twenty, film scores, and commercials for Reebok. His Music@Noon concert is an engaging and delightful musical […] View event

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    Spring into OceanView! luncheon @ OceanView at Falmouth — Blueberry Commons

    You’re invited to join us for a delicious lunch while learning about selling your home, “right-sizing,” financial resources and the ins and outs of moving your belongings safely. Guest speakers include: • Candice Rinaldi of Bath Savings Trust Company • Sandra Wendland of Legacy Properties/Sotheby’s International Realty • Liz Pattison & Kim Dorsky of Simply […] View event

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    Maine Art Teachers Show Their Work at the Saco Museum @ Saco Museum

    The Saco Museum is pleased to present Passionate About Art, an exhibition by the Maine Art Education Association. Works by members of MAEA will be on display at the Saco Museum from January 27, 2017 until March 30, 2017. Passionate About Art includes paintings, prints, sculpture, photographs, and fiber arts created by visual art teachers […] View event

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    Youth Art Month (YAM) @ Common Street Arts

    Common Street Arts presents the new Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibition that celebrates visual art created by k-12 youth in the greater Waterville community. This year’s theme is “building community through art” and is an opportunity to showcase the creative endeavors of the area youth while highlighting the beneficial effects of artistic practice as a […] View event

  • 12:00pm Support Groups

    Gamblers Anonymous @ LINC Wellness & Recovery Center

    Gamblers Anonymous 12-step program meets from 2 to 3 p.m. every Saturday in the LINC Wellness Center at 38 Memorial Drive in Augusta. The group meets upstairs in the activities room. The building is not wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact Todd Trask at 869-0732. View event

  • 12:30pm Community

    Mahjong @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Challenging game of skill and strategy played with tiles based on Chinese characters and symbols. The center is looking for people who would be interested in friendly playing or come watch and learn how to play. Please join us on Monday and Wednesdays 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM View event

  • Make Easter cards @ Litchfield Senior Center

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  • 1:00pm Community

    Game Day @ Spectrum Generations William S. Cohen Community Center

    Wednesdays are Game Day here at the Cohen Center. We currently have Bridge and Mahjong groups started, but we welcome groups who would like to play Cribbage, Yahtzee, Dice or organize your own team for other board, dice or card games. Come join the fun! Coffee and snacks are served. View event

  • 3:00pm Community

    Teen Anime & Art Club @ Waterville Public Library

    Bartlett Room for Teens Discover a different anime and practice your drawing skills with friends at the Waterville Public Library’s Teen Anime & Art Club! This month’s anime is Naruto! We want to hear from you! If you have an anime that you’d like to suggest for next month, please message the Bartlett Room for […] View event

  • 3:00pm Community, Meet-Up

    Teen Anime & Art Club @ Waterville Public Library

    Discover a different anime every month and practice your drawing skills with friends at the Waterville Public Library’s Teen Anime & Art Club! This month’s anime is Naruto! We want to hear from you! If you have an anime that you’d like to suggest for next month, please message the Bartlett Room for Teens Facebook […] View event

  • 3:00pm For Kids

    LEGO Build @ Lithgow Public Library

    New building theme, including STEM ideas each week for ages 6 and up. View event

  • 4:00pm Community

    Free take out meal @ Federated Church of Skowhegan

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    Storytime : A Celebration of Ashley Bryan (author not in attendance) @ Waterville Public Library

    Join us at the Waterville Public Library to celebrate a national treasure, the legendary author/artist Ashley Bryan! A tremendous influence in the world of art and children’s literature, Bryan is a 94-year-old award-winning artist, revered author/illustrator of more than 50 children’s books, and maker of magical puppets and sea glass windows from found objects inspired […] View event

  • Luminous Cognizance: Toward a Buddhist Model of Consciousness

    A talk by Matthew MacKenzie, associate professor of philosophy at Colorado State University. Sponsored by the philosophy and religious studies departments, as well as the Bates Learning Associates Program, which is funded by the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation. View event

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    LGBT+ Teen Group @ Lithgow Public Library

    LGBT+ Teen Group meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-5 in the Lithgow Library Teen Room to hang out and have fun in a safe and supportive space. Spread the word and bring your friends. Drop-ins always welcome! View event

  • 4:30pm Community

    Lambs Clothes Closet @ Fairfield First Baptist Church

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  • 4:30pm Film

    Bates Film Festival: Bates Shorts @ Olin 104

    Organized by rhetoric professor Jonathan Cavallero and his “Film Festival Studies” students, this inaugural college festival opens with short films involving Bates people. Included are America; I Too (directed by Anike Tourse ’92); The First Coast (produced by Alexandra Morrow ’16); Strong at the Broken Places: Turning Trauma to Recovery (co-directed and produced by Academy […] View event

  • Art journaling @ Camden Public Library

    Weekly program open to all teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun, inspiring prompts–and all sorts of writing/drawing tools. Come play and experiment! View event

  • Weight Watchers @ Embden Community Center

    Come in and sign up — new members accepted. View event

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    Tibetan Buddhist Meditation in Gardiner @ Zardus Art of Massage

    We will learn about the basics of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and learn skills to end our suffering and achieve happiness, peace and calm. Class will begin with a short lecture, guided meditation, followed by group discussion, and more meditation sessions. There will always be time for questions and discussion. We will learn about different forms […] View event

  • Cooking Series: Flavors of India @ York County Community College

    Learn the secrets to cooking with Indian spices in this hands-on introduction to Indian cuisine. Discover the rich flavors of Indian spices while learning techniques for recreating flavorful dishes at home. Registration required. Fee: $59 • Homemade Pasta: Wed, 03/07/2018 | 5:30pm to 8:30pm | Fee: $59 • Flavors of India: Wed, 03/21/2018 | 5:30pm […] View event

  • Waterville Area Nar-Anon Group @ St. Mark's Episcopal Church — Waterville

    for families or individuals dealing with drug-addiction of a loved one or friend View event

  • 6:00pm Film

    Bates International Science Fiction Festival: ‘Stalker’ @ Roger Williams Hall, Bates College

    The title character guides a professor and a writer through the government-restricted “Zone” in search of the “Room” — a place where wishes are said to come true. Helmed by the critically acclaimed Soviet director Andrei Tarkovsky, the film ranks No. 29 on the British Film Institute’s 50 Greatest Films of All Time. A Bates […] View event

  • Norridgewock Board of Selectmen Meeting @ Norridgewock Town Office

    Norridgewock Board of Selectmen meet regularly on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:00PM at Norridgewock Town Office. View event

  • Beekeeping Classes @ The Honey Exchange

    Beginner Beekeeping (Tuesday and Thursday nights/Saturday morning) is a five week course that takes absolute beginners from setting up a new hive, managing it throughout the season, getting ready for winter, and planning for the following spring. The class has a special focus on urban, suburban, and chemical-free beekeeping. Sophomore Beekeeping (Wednesday night) is a […] View event

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    Now Read This Book Group @ Patten Free Library

    David Grann’s true crime tale “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” is this month’s pick for the new PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This.” Become a member of the book club by joining our Facebook group, or by signing up to our newsletter. Learn […] View event

  • RSU #38 Board of Directors budget workshop @ Maranacook Community High School

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    Searching Science: “Phytoplankton” @ Patten Free Library

    LeAnn Pritchard Whitney, a postdoctoral researcher at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, will talk about phytoplankton–the microscopic photosynthetic plants of the ocean – and more specifically, about how these seemingly simple organisms use complex strategies to live in a constantly changing marine environment. She will bring a few microscopes and phytoplankton samples to look at. View event

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    6:30pm Community

    Bingo @ Gardiner/Augusta Lions Club

    Doors open at 4 p.m. View event

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    Lincoln County Democrats meeting @ Newcastle Fire Station

    The monthly meeting is an opportunity to meet members, participate in discussion, hear from political candidates and other speakers with expertise, ideas and opinions about current issues. Meetings are open to the public. View event

  • 6:30pm Community

    Waterville Branch, American Association of University Women @ Colby College, Miller Library, Special Collections

    Waterville Branch, American Association of University Women will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the Special Collections Department of Miller Library at Colby College. Pat Burdick, assistant director for Special Collections, will talk about archival information about Colby and Waterville women and their almost 100-year association with the local AAUW branch. Potential members […] View event

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    “Shooting” from my Kayak @ Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center

    Amateur photographer Carla Skinder of St. George returns to Maine Coastal Islands NWR Visitor Center on Wednesday, March 21, 6:30 p.m. to share her passions of photography and kayaking. Her talk, “Shooting” from My Kayak, will highlight photos taken from her kayak both locally and abroad, interspersed with fun vignettes of creatures she has encountered. View event

  • Ask Me About My Uterus Book: A Quest to Make Doctor’s Believe in Women’s Pain @ SPACE Gallery

    In the fall of 2010, during her sophomore year of college, then 19-year-old Abby Norman was repeatedly hospitalized in excruciating pain. Over the next several months her strong dancer’s body dropped 40 pounds and grey hair sprouted from her temples. The many doctors she saw insisted it was all in her head. Unable to get […] View event

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    Pilates/ Yoga Combination @ Gorham Adult Education

    Join Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Theresa Labrecque, for a class that will blend the core conditioning and full body strengthening of Pilates with the flexibility and lengthening of yoga for a balanced workout for all levels. Theresa has been a certified group fitness instructor for over 20 years, teaching Pilates for more than 12 years […] View event

  • 7:00pm Sports

    Basketball @ Belgrade Community Center for All Seasons

    Drop in on Sunday and Wednesday evenings for pick-up basketball games. View event

  • Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project @ The Ballroom at Mechanics Hall

    Join Portland Swing Project for Beginning Swing Dance Classes! We provide clear step-by-step instruction, plenty of practice time to build confidence and you never need a partner – we rotate in class so you meet and dance with everyone. And it’s fun! We promise. Tuesday Classes are in Portland 6-7pm Wednesday Classes are in South […] View event

  • Beginning Swing Dance Classes with Portland Swing Project @ Mechanics Hall (Tuesdays) and The Living Room Studio (Wednesdays)

    Join Portland Swing Project for Beginning Swing Dance Classes! We provide clear step-by-step instruction, plenty of practice time to build confidence and you never need a partner – we rotate in class so you meet and dance with everyone. And it’s fun! We promise. Tuesday Classes are in Portland 6-7pm Wednesday Classes are in South […] View event

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    7:30pm Theater

    Red Herring by Michael Hollinger @ Portland Stage Company

    Maggie’s a tough, Boston cop, trying to get her finger on the one man who gave her the slip: a sly crime boss who worked his way into her heart. As she deals with murder, mystery, and intrigue in Boston Harbor, she also has to deal with Frank, an FBI gumshoe with a proposal more […] View event

  • 7:30pm Film

    Bates Film Festival: ‘Witchcraft Blue’ @ Olin 104

    Premiering at the festival, Witchcraft Blue tells the stories of Maine burlesque dancers, revealing how performing has brought them confidence about their bodies and personalities. Directed by Michael Sargent, associate professor of psychology at Bates. (2018, 96 minutes). View event

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    8:30pm Comedy, Nightclubs

    Portland Comedy Showcase @ Bull Feeney's

    Mid-week comic relief featuring hilarious stand-ups and our famous “One Minute Challenge” audience open mic. Portland’s best bet on a Wednesday! View event