January 13, 2012 RSS feed / Ticket

‘Tap, Tap, Jazz’

Maine State Ballet kicks off season

FALMOUTH  T he dancers of Maine State Ballet kick off their 2012 season with the Broadway tunes, high energy and innovative choreography of “Tap, Tap, Jazz.”  More...

Heartwood brings Shakers to stage

DAMARISCOTTA  H eartwood   Theater will present “As It Is In Heaven,” a play by Arlene Sutton, beginning Jan. 20 at Skidompha Library on Main Street.  A Heartwood release describes the production as follows:  More...

Musical multi-taskers to ‘sculpt sound’ tonight

PHIPPSBURG — The Maine-based duo Perpetual e-Motion, John Cote and Ed Howe, will perform in concert at the Phippsburg Congregational Church at 7:30 p.m. today.  More...

Avast, winter haters, party for a good cause

BATH — Fred and Sally’s “Winter Sucks” party, a fundraiser for the Bath Area Food Bank, will run from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Jan. More...

Maine artists featured at Topsham library

TOPSHAM — Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, will hold a reception from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

(SHORT) TERM LIFE INSURANCE

As the second installment of its January “film noir” series, Curtis Memorial Library will screen “Double Indemnity” at 7:30 p.m. today. Admission is free. Popcorn, candy cigarettes and “mocktails” will be served. More...

Big public projects focus of Railway Village series

BOOTHBAY   The Boothbay Railway Village will host a program titled “Largest Public Works in Maine, 1900-1950” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.  Admission is free. This is the second in the museum’s winter speakers series.  More...

Bluegrass players share some musical pointers

YARMOUTH — Award-winning musicians Jesse Brock (mandolin), Mike Bub (bass), Gary Filgate (banjo) and John Miller (guitar) will lead an intensive, bluegrass music workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. More...

Festival celebrates smelt, ice

BOWDOINHAM   The Ice and Smelt Festival is scheduled to take place Feb. 3 and 4 at Mailly Waterfront Park. The snow date is Feb. 5.  The Merrymeeting Arts Center will host a public reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 3. More...

‘Midwinter’s Night Dream’ show features 9 artists

BATH — “ Midwinter’s Night Dream,” an exhibit of works by nine Maine artists will open with a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. More...

Library plans author talk

HARPSWELL  C undy’s   Harbor resident  Henry Bird, author of “Ride the Wind: Biologist and Pastor,” will give a talk at 2 p.m. More...

‘Circle Mirror,’ ‘Cabaret’ next up at Theater Project

BRUNSWICK  The   Theater Project’s Professional Ensemble will present “Circle Mirror Transformation” and “Winter Cabaret” on alternating weekends in January and February, beginning Jan. 20.  More...

Orchestra performs twice this weekend

TOPSHAM — The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra plans to perform concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Orion Performing Arts Center at Mt. More...

Gallery hosts Saturday reception for painters

BRUNSWICK — An opening reception for “New Visions of New England, a joint exhibit by painters Priscilla Myer McKeith and David McKeith, runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

THE BEST OF BILLBOARD

Studio Theatre of Bath will hold auditions for its spring fundraiser on Jan. 20 and Jan. 21 at the Winter Street Annex in Bath. More...

Local photographer explains river project

HALLOWELL — Michael Kolster, a Brunswick photographer who teaches at Bowdoin College, will give a free presentation titled “A River Lost and Found: The Androscoggin River in Time and Place,” at 6:30 p.m. More...

Studio Theatre seeks singers for spring show

BATH — Studio Theatre of Bath will hold auditions on Jan. 20 and 21 for its spring fundraiser, which will follow the first 25 years of Billboard rock ’n’ roll hits from 1955 to 1979.  More...

‘Double Indemnity’ next up in ‘Film Noir’ series

BRUNSWICK   Curtis Memorial Library will screen “Double Indemnity,” director Billy Wilder’s 1944 murder mystery, at 7:30 p. m. More...

Acclaimed conductor, violinist lead PSO concert

PORTLAND — The Portland Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) Tuesday Classical concert on Jan. More...

Is Meryl Streep the greatest film actress?

LOS ANGELES   In “The Iron Lady,” which opened in limited release last week, Meryl Streep plays an aging Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister.  More...