January 20, 2012 RSS feed / Ticket

Circle of strife?

Theater Project play about an acting class opens at 8 p.m. today

BRUNSWICK   The Theater Project’s Professional Ensemble’s production of “Circle Mirror Transformation” opens at 8 p.m. today at 14 School St.  Here’s how the Theater Project describes the play:  More...

Holmes Brothers plan Bath concert

BATH   The Holmes Brothers — bassist Sherman Holmes, guitarist Wendell Holmes and drummer Popsy Dixon — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. More...

Funky Divas of Gospel visit Lewiston for Saturday concert

LEWISTON — The Funky Divas of Gospel will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Franco Center Heritage Hall, 46 Cedar St. More...

‘The Wiz’ earns MSMT 3 regional awards

BRUNSWICK — Maine State Music Theatre’s 2011 production of “The Wiz” garnered three awards from BroadwayWorld.com’ s Regional Theatre Awards.  More...

‘The Wizard of Oz’ kicks off film series

BOWDOINHAM — Long Branch School and General Store plans a series of screenings and discussions of classic and contemporary films.  The films will be shown at 20 Main St. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted.  More...

‘The Artist’ and ‘Tinker Tailor’ top BAFTA list

LONDON (AP) — It’s spry versus spy as frothy silent movie “ The Artist” and moody thriller “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” lead the race for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain’s equivalent of the Oscars.&nb More...

Good Theater brings ‘Next Fall’ to Maine

PORTLAND   Good Theater will present the Maine premiere of the recent Broadway success “ Next Fall,” beginning Wednesday and running through Feb. 19, at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St.  More...

Rising film stars to watch in 2012

In terms of film, 2011 was undoubtedly the year of Jessica Chastain.  2012 will be the year of — who?  More...

Program explores online artist portfolios

FREEPORT — The Freeport Creative Arts Creativity Conversation is scheduled to run from 7 p.m. to 9 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...

Concert supports African famine relief

BRUNSWICK   Brunswick resident John Dennen, a native of South Africa, has organized a concert to benefit famine and drought relief in the Horn of Africa.  Dennen, who will perform, has enlisted a number of other local musicians for the show More...

Heartland provides moving take on Shakers

PREVIEW

DAMARISCOTTA   A simple stage set in Damariscotta’s Skidompha Library allows nine women to share the intimacy of an 1830’s Shaker Village in Heartwood Theater Company’s newest production, “As It Is in Heaven.”  More...

Arts in brief

Curtis Memorial throws ‘Brick’ on screen today   BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library will host a free screening of “Brick,” a 2005 “neo-noir” film featuring Joseph Gordon Leavitt in the lead role, at 7:3 More...

Carter to share lessons learned in Vikings’ wake

OWLS HEAD — Hodding Carter of Camden plans to chronicle his adventure retracing Viking explorer Leif Erickson’s voyage from Greenland to North America with a presentation titled “A Viking Voyage” at 1:30 p.m. More...

Valentine treats offered

‘Sunset Boulevard’ leads to perform at MSMT fundraiser

BRUNSWICK   Maine State Music Theatre plans to host a Valentine’s Benefit Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11. More...

WEEKLY HOROSCOPE

For week of Jan. 22:  ARIES Mar 21/Apr 20  Aries, put aside any selfish thoughts and give any and all tasks your utmost energy today. Energy is better spent on others, so keep this in mind when you get busy. More...

Catie Curtis to play Safe Passage benefit

BRUNSWICK   Singer- Songwriter Catie Curtis from Saco will perform a benefit concert for Safe Passage at Bowdoin College’s Pickard Theater at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.  Admission costs $ 20. More...

Ice, smelt fest nears

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...

‘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...