January 6, 2012 RSS feed / Ticket

‘Rufus’ author to share tale

BRUNSWICK A ward- winning author Carla Maria Sullwold of Brunswick will appear in the Morrell Meeting Room at Curtis Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss her new novel, “Raising Rufus: A Maine Love Story.” More...

Poetry by incarcerated women on view

FREEPORT — The Cumberland and Sagadahoc County domestic violence prevention agency Family Crisis Services will host a special photo and poetry exhibit at the Freeport Community Library during the month of January. More...

Weekend adult rock camp in works

PORTLAND — The Maine Academy of Modern Music will host an adult rock camp Jan. 13, 14 and 15 at the Breakwater School, 856 Brighton Ave. The camp is open to participants age 18 and older. More...

Freud, C.S. Lewis square off Thursday

DAMARISCOTTA — Actors from Heartwood Theater will read “Freud’s Last Session,” by Mark St. Germain, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the atrium at Skidompha Library on Main Street. More...

Bonnie Raitt preps her first album in 7 years for April

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Bonnie Raitt is releasing a new album in 2012, her first in seven years. “Slipstream,” out April 10, follows a long break from studio work for the Grammywinning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member. More...

MILKMAN’S UNION SUPPORTING WRY CLIMATE

THE MILKMAN’S UNION will perform during an album release party for Wry Climate’s “Bridge Ice” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Frontier Café in Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. More...

Drawing classes begin Tuesday in Bath

BATH — Susan McChesney will launch new drawing instruction group sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday at her studio at 72 Front St. Small group sessions will run from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

‘The Maltese Falcon’ leads library’s ‘film noir’ series

BRUNSWICK Curtis Memorial Library will host the first of its fourpart film series, “Film Noir for Dark Nights,” at 7:30 p.m. today with a screening of “The Maltese Falcon.” More...

History channel sets ambitious 12-part ‘Mankind’ miniseries

NEW YORK After its successful series on the history of America in 2010, television’s History channel is setting its sights even higher. More...

Midcoast chorus celebrates anniversary with ‘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...

Studio Theatre marks 25 years of ‘Billboard’

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

Indulge in chocolate for a good cause

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...

E-MOTION-AL SOUND SCULPTORS

‘Two-man orchestra’ Perpetual e-Motion to play Phippsburg concert

PHIPPSBURG T he 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. Friday, Jan. 13. More...

‘Joy of Art’ to fill Topsham library

TOPSHAM — Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, will host an exhibit titled “Joy of Art” from Tuesday through Feb. 18. More...

Sheepscot Valley Chorus prepares requiem

WISCASSET — The Sheepscot Valley Chorus begins rehearsing for its spring concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Congregational Church on Route 1, next to Lincoln County Court House. Concerts will be held March 31 and April 1 in Newcastle. More...

Oil painters share New England visions

BRUNSWICK — Painters Priscilla Myer McKeith and David McKeith, both of Brunswick, will offer a joint exhibit with the theme “New Visions of New England” from now through Jan. 27 at Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St. More...

Monmouth landmark hosts symphony concert

MONMOUTH — The Friends of Cumston Hall will present a concert by the Augusta Symphony Orchestra, directed by Paul Ross, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Cumston Hall. More...

Down East Singers ready for spring performances

ROCKPORT — Down East Singers will begin its spring semester at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 179 Old County Road. Registration and voiceplacement checks for new singers start at 6:15 p.m. More...

Sample offers to stave off winter blues

WALDOBORO — Tickets are now on sale for Tim Sample’s Jan. 15 Cabin Fever Relief benefit performance at Medomak Valley High School, 320 Manktown Road. Doors open at 1 p.m. Sample is scheduled to take the stage at 2 p.m. More...

Midcoast Symphony plans 2 concerts

TOPSHAM — The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra plans to perform concerts at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston and at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Orion Performing Arts Center at Mt. Ararat Middle School. More...

Child performers invited for try-outs

PORTLAND — The Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine will hold auditions today and Saturday. More...

‘Help,’ ‘Bridesmaids’ earn nods for producer award

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The historical epic “War Horse,” the Deep South drama “The Help,” the silent film “ The Artist” and the wedding comedy “Bridesmaids” are in the running for top honors from the P More...

Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn focus of Novel Jazz concert

BANGOR — The Novel Jazz Septet is scheduled to perform at the Gracie Theater in Bangor at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The ensemble will play a show titled “Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: Sacred and Secular — A Life Mix.” More...