December 30, 2011 RSS feed / Ticket

Children’s theater group slates auditions

PORTLAND — The Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine will hold auditions on Jan. 6 and Jan. 7. More...

‘Forbidden Broadway’ satire takes stage at Freeport Factory

F reeport Factory Stage will present two performances of the off-Broadway hit musical comedy, “Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits, Volume One” on Saturday. More...

A PAINTER’S EVOLUTION

Gina Adams’ painting, “Mapping a New Landscape. 1. More...

‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Happy Endings’ among year’s best on television

Don’t look back. Maybe that’s one lesson to be drawn from TV in the year past. More...

Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 25- year- old woman with no future. I am the youngest of three daughters. My parents are divorced and my sisters are both married. Mom has no income of her own, so it’s mainly me. More...

New Year’s screening of ‘Magic Flute’

DAMARISCOTTA — The Lincoln Theater will present a New Year’s Day screening of “The Magic Flute” through The Metropolitan Opera’s “ The MET: Live in HD” series. More...

Interlochen Center invites dance students to try out

PORTLAND — The Interlochen Center for the Arts will hold open-call auditions for dancers in sixth through 12th grades on Jan. 6 at Portland Ballet, 517 Forest Ave. Auditions will include ballet, pointe and modern technique. More...

Woody Guthrie archive to land in his native Okla.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Woody Guthrie’s writings, recordings and artwork will land in his native state after an Oklahoma foundation bought the collection, with plans for a display that concentrates on his artistry rather than the populist po More...

Choral Art Society plans Epiphany concert

PORTLAND — The Choral Art Society’s annual Epiphany Celebration will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Williston- Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High St. More...

Garden center celebrates the sun on Sunday

BOOTHBAY — From noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens on Barters Island Road will host “Here Comes the Sun,” a free celebration of the “lengthening days,” according to a release from the gardens. More...

Maine Steiners to raise voices at Crooker Theater

BRUNSWICK — The Maine Steiners, a University of Maine a cappella group, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Crooker Theater at Brunswick High School on Maquoit Road. Tickets cost $5 at the door. More...

Chocolate fest helps rebuild church

BRUNSWICK — The Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick is selling tickets to an all-you-can-eat chocolate buffet at Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections in Freeport on Jan. 15. More...

‘BRIDGE ICE’ IN FORECAST

Wry Climate, featuring Brunswick High School graduates Noah Cole, Dan Nelson and Jasper Boyd, from left, along with Jon Simmons and DJ Furhman, not pictured, will release a new album titled “Br More...

The year in music: The odds and ends

Sure, everyone has their list of top albums. But how do you rank the things that really resonated in pop music this year — like Nicki Minaj’s ubiquity, the best song you were embarrassed to sing out loud, and the top return of the year? More...

9/11 drama ‘Extremely Loud’ hopes to deliver a healing

Emotions run high in “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,” the boldest cinematic tackling of Sept. 11 yet. It’s a project fraught with obvious peril, with pitfalls of sentimentality, exploitation or, simply, audience reluctance. More...

‘Forrest Gump’ to be preserved in U.S. film registry

Bambi, Forrest Gump and Hannibal Lecter have at least one thing in common: Their cinematic adventures were chosen by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the world’s largest archive of film, TV and sound recordings. More...

Chorus to share ‘Simple Gifts’

ROCKPORT — The Midcoast Community Chorus will perform a concert titled “Simple Gifts” at 4 p.m. Jan. 15 in the Strom Auditorium at Camden Hills Regional High School. Mimi Bornstein directs the 130-member community chorus. More...

Berlin Philharmonic in Lincoln County

DAMARISCOTTA — Lincoln Theater will screen a special four-matinee concert series with the Berlin Philharmonic, starting at 2 p.m. Jan. 8. More...

TWELFTH NIGHT ‘TRUTH FROM ABOVE’

THE MOVING SPIRIT DANCERS rehearse a dance based on composer Ralph Vaughan Williams’ anthem “Truth from Above,” which will be performed as part of the Twelfth Night Revels on Jan. More...