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MARCH 15, 2012

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT PLANNER

Duals ‘Giselle’ by Portland Ballet Page 19

‘Stars on Ice’ Sarah Hughes joins Portland show

Beer, parades, beer, music and beer Page 27

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Index

www.pressherald.com/life/go HOME IN ON WHAT’S HAPPENING

SOCIETY SNAPSHOTS: Avery Yale Kamila provides photos and dispatches from Maine’s social scene. DINING GUIDE: Decide where you want to eat, what you want to eat – and for how much.

musicandnightlife COVER STORY: St. Patrick’s Day roundup/E5 n Making Noise: Paranoid Social Club/E6 n Katie Herzig at Empire/E7 n Tix/E8 n CD review: Foam Castles/E9 n Listings/E10

themovies Dennis Perkins on Maine Jewish Film Festival/E13 n “21 Jump Street” review/E14 n New on DVD: “The Descendants”/E15

calendar 10 DAYS’ WORTH OF COOL EVENTS/E16-17

artandtheater Portland Ballet presents “Giselle”/E19 n Listings/E20

dininganddrink Bar Guide: Get your Irish on at Brian Boru/E23 n Atwell on St. Patty’s Day/E24 n Eat & Run: Breakfast all day at Becky’s/E25

Stars on Ice skates into town/E27 n Off Beat: Transcendental chess/E28 n Listings/E29

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n the TLC channel, you can watch a woman drinking her own urine and a man making love to his car. On A&E, you can watch hoarders living in feces-ridden, roach-infested homes while their children plead for them to get help. On truTV, you can watch people desperate for cash selling their possessions on “Hardcore Pawn” – and watch the owners of the pawn shop call each other a string of obscenities when they’re not doing it to customers. After Sept. 11, 2001, experts in the entertainment industry were predicting the death of reality TV in favor of more uplifting, positive programming. The events of that day were so horrific, it was assumed that viewers would eschew the backstabbing, name-calling, masochistic themes that had proliferated television in favor of more thought-provoking subject matter. Yeah, right. Reality shows are not only more plentiful than they were in 2001, they’re more sensationalistic, appealing to the lowest common denominator. It was one thing to watch criminals being busted on “Cops” or contestants on “Fear Factor” and “Survivor” eat bugs and cow brains – one could at least argue in both instances that the subjects brought it on themselves by committing crimes in the former or by competing for a massive payout in the latter. Now we’re watching everyday people dealing with deeply personal issues, from teen pregnancy and drug addiction to mental disorders and divorce, all on camera for others’ amusement. As we become inured to a certain type of reality TV – as the shocking becomes commonplace, even boring – the envelope is pushed ever further to drive ratings up. Is this what we’ve been reduced to? A society of voyeurs that revel in the misery of others? Does it make us feel better about ourselves – thank God we don’t live like that, we’re not that stupid, we have more self-control? It could never happen to us. Right? One could argue that these shows help people deal with their disorders by giving them professional help. One could also argue that, hey, they agreed to be on camera, and they likely received payment to boot. But at what cost? Now that they’ve aired their dirty laundry in the most public of forums, how will that affect the rest of their lives, their relationships, their careers? What about their children, who as minors have no say in the matter? What do they think when they watch the show and hear people talking behind their backs in one-on-one interviews? This isn’t “Candid Camera” or “Real People” or even “The Real World.” This is a freak show. The only difference is that instead of paying to watch a sideshow attraction at a carnival, we’re paying a cable company to have it broadcast into our homes. But because reality shows are cheap to make, it’s unlikely that they’re going to go away soon. At least, unless we’re willing to avert our eyes and say, “Enough.” I’d like to know what you think. Do you think reality TV has gone too far? Or do you think I’m over-reacting? Email me at the address below, and I’ll feature your reactions in a future column.

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FACE THE MUSIC: Live, local and beyond, Aimsel Ponti brings you music with a Maine backbeat.

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Parades, Irish breakfasts and green beer galore will be available for St. Patrick’s Day revelers.

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STEPHEN KELLOGG AND THE SIXERS is a slightly folk, slightly country-tinged rock band that’s almost local – its members met at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, and have been building a loyal following and getting critical raves since about 2003. WHEN: 9 p.m. Saturday WHERE: Jonathan’s, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit HOW MUCH: $30 in advance; $34 day of show INFO: 646-4777; jonathansrestaurant.com

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hey say everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Some folks more than others. Take, for example, the parade- and festival-happy residents of Bath, who started a weeklong St. Patrick’s Day-themed celebration four years ago called Bath Blarney Days. The week starts with smaller events around town, such as pub sing-alongs and Irish trivia nights. But the real pot o’ gold comes on St. Patrick’s Day, with a schedule of events that includes a road race, a parade, a tug of war, an Irish soda bread baking contest, live music and the Blarney Ball dance at night. So Bath must be a city with a rich Irish heritage, right? Like Portland? “Not so much,” said Jennifer Geiger, director of Main Street Bath, an organizer of the Blarney Days events. “It started when Byrnes Irish Pub opened up, and they came to us and wanted to start a St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “It’s grown, and now the thought behind it is, ‘Hooray, it’s finally the end of winter and we can get outside and get the community together to have fun.’ ”

Hard to argue with that philosophy. Whether you want to be part of a spring festival, watch a parade, hear Irish music, eat corned beef or see Irish dancing, there’s plenty of St. Patrick’s Day options for you this year around southern Maine. Below is a list of some of the St. Patrick’s Day events. Check with your favorite bar, restaurant or pub to see what they might have planned, as well. All events listed below are for Saturday. n BRIAN BORU LOCAL IRISH FESTIVAL: 6 a.m. to closing, Brian Boru, 57 Center St., Portland. Free. brianboruportland.com This venerable Irish pub in Portland, in the bright-red brick building, has events all day long, beginning with a traditional Irish breakfast at 6 a.m. Guinness and whiskey will be available. Other events include: Traditional Irish music at 7:30 a.m.; poetry by Ireland natives at 9:30 a.m.; roaming bag pipers at 11 a.m.; Stillson School Irish Dancers from noon to 1 p.m.; a variety of pop and rock music beginning at 1:30 p.m.; and Irish food on the menu all day.

n BULL FEENEY’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY 2012: 6 a.m. to 1 a.m., Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St., Portland. 773-7210; facebook.com/bullfeeneys

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GORILLA MUSIC presents its Portland Battle of the Bands, an all-ages local music show, on Sunday. Competitors include Saint Monday, Archon, Chaos Sauce, Smoked Salmon, Madgingers, Ghost of Paul Revere and more. WHEN: 4 p.m. Sunday WHERE: Big Easy, 55 Market St., Portland HOW MUCH: $8 in advance; $10 at the door INFO: gorillamusic.com; bigeasyportland.com

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portland.com; (800) 745-3000; ^]`bZO\RQ][)&%"#!) Cumberland County Civic Center box office 1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]T¿QS March 31 - Peter Yarrow, 8 p.m., One ;O`QV!³>SbS`GO``]e&^[=\S Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. :]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R!# Onelongfellowsquare.com; 761-1757 =\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][)%$%#% March 31 - Ellis Paul Family Show, 2^[ p.m., ;O`QV!³3ZZWa>OcZ4O[WZgAV]e Strand Theatre, Rockland. $8 to $12. Ab`O\RBVSOb`S@]QYZO\R&b] RocklandStrand.com; 594-0070 @]QYZO\RAb`O\RQ][)#'"% Country 1]c\b`g April 1 - The English Beat, 7 p.m., Port /^`WZ³BVS3\UZWaV0SOb%^[>]`b s u p e r s t a r Zac ac^S`abO`HOQ City Music Hall, Portland. $20 to $40. 1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\R b]" B r o w n a n d his 0`]e\O\RVWa Portcitymusichall.com; (888) 512-SHOW >]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][)&&&# A6=E band perform PO\R^S`T]`[ April 4 - Bombino, 7:30 p.m., Hannaford /^`WZ"³0][PW\]%(!^[6O\\OT]`R Hall, Portland. $34. Porttix.com; 842-0800 at the Bangor ObbVS0O\U]` 6OZZ>]`bZO\R!">]`bbWfQ][)&" & April 4 - Heritage Hunter Tour: Mastodon Waterfront EObS`T`]\b /^`WZ"³6S`WbOUS6c\bS`B]c`(;Oab]R]\ and Opeth with Ghost, 7:30 p.m., State Pavilion o n J u n e O\R=^SbVeWbV5V]ab%(!^[AbObS >OdWZW]\]\8c\S Theatre, Portland. $30/$35. Statetheatre 2.BWQYSbaU]]\ Tickets go on BVSOb`S>]`bZO\R!!#AbObSbVSOb`S portland.com; (800) 745-3000; sale Friday. ^]`bZO\RQ][)&%"#!) aOZS4`WROg Cumberland County Civic Center box office 1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]T¿QS April 6 - "Michael Flatley's Lord of the /^`WZ$³µ;WQVOSZ4ZObZSg¸a:]`R]TbVS Dance," 8 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Courtesy photo 1]c`bSag^V]b] 2O\QS¶&^[;S``WZZ/cRWb]`Wc[>]`bZO\R $41 to $57. Porttix.com; 842-0800 "b]#%>]`bbWfQ][)&" & April 6 - Heather Masse and Jed Wilson, /^`WZ$³6SObVS`;OaaSO\R8SREWZa]\ Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & The :]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R Longfellow Square, Portland. $12/$15. # :ORWSa0ZcSaB`OdSZS`0WU6SORB]RRBVS 8 p.m., Stone Mountain Arts Center, &^[Ab]\S;]c\bOW\/`ba1S\bS` Monsters and Cracker, 7 p.m. Aug. 18, Bank 761-1757; Onelongfellowsquare.com %$%#%)=\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][ ;]\abS`aO\R1`OQYS`%^[/cU&0O\Y Brownfield. $20. Stonemountainartscenter 0`]e\¿SZR Ab]\S[]c\bOW\O`baQS\bS` of America Pavilion, Boston. $41 to $97.05. ;O`QV "³;OU\]ZWOAWabS`a&^[Ab]\S ]T/[S`WQO>OdWZW]\0]ab]\"b]'%# March 24 - Magnolia Sisters, 8 p.m., Stone .com; 935-7292 Q][)'!#% ' Livenation.com; (800) 745-3000 ;]c\bOW\/`ba1S\bS`0`]e\¿SZR  :WdS\ObW]\Q][)&%"#! Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $20. April 6 - Jonathan Edwards, 8 p.m., One /^`WZ$³8]\ObVO\3ReO`Ra&^[=\S Ab]\S[]c\bOW\O`baQS\bS`Q][)'!#% ' Stonemountainartscenter.com; 935-7292 Longfellow Square, Portland. $35/$38. :]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R!#!& The locals ;O`QV "³BVS5WPa]\0`]bVS`a&^[ BVSZ]QOZa March 24 - The Gibson Brothers, 8 p.m., Onelongfellowsquare.com; 761-1757 =\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][)%$%#% =\S:]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R  # One Longfellow Square, Portland. $22/$25. March 22³9SZZS`EWZZWO[a&^[>]`b - Keller Williams, 8 p.m., Port ;O`QV April 6 - Johnny Winter, 8 p.m., /^`WZ$³8]V\\gEW\bS`&^[ %$%#%)=\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][ 761-1757; Onelongfellowsquare.com City Music Hall, Portland. $25 to $40. 1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\R #b]" Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $44.50. 8]\ObVO\¸a=Uc\_cWb""# ;O`QV #³8O[Sa6c\bS`&^[Ab]\S March 25 - James Hunter, 8 p.m., Stone Portcitymusichall.com; (888) 512-SHOW >]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][)&&&# A6=E Jonathansrestaurant.com; 646-4526 8]\ObVO\a`SabOc`O\bQ][)$"$"# $ ;]c\bOW\/`ba1S\bS`0`]e\¿SZR # Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $25. March 22³AVSZPg:g\\S&^[=\S - Shelby Lynne, 8 p.m., One ;O`QV April 6 - Andre Nickatina with Fashawn /^`WZ$³/\R`S<WQYObW\OeWbV4OaVOe\ Ab]\S[]c\bOW\O`baQS\bS`Q][)'!#% ' Stonemountainartscenter.com; 935-7292 Longfellow Square, Portland. $35. 761-1757; :]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R!#%$%#%) and MUMBLS, 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, O\R;C;0:A&^[>]`b1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ ;O`QV #³BVSAZOQYS`a%^[>]`b Onelongfellowsquare.com March 25 - The Slackers, 7 p.m., Port =\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][ Portland. $15 to $30. Portcitymusichall.com; >]`bZO\R#b]!>]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][) 1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\R#b]! March 22³:S]9]bbYS%(!^[ - Leo Kottke, 7:30 p.m., City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $30. ;O`QV (888) 512-SHOW &&&# A6=E >]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][)&&&# A6=E Strand Theatre, Rockland. $28/$33. Portcitymusichall.com; (888) 512-SHOW Ab`O\RBVSOb`S@]QYZO\R &!! April 7 - Bamboora, 9 p.m., Port /^`WZ%³0O[P]]`O'^[>]`b ;O`QV $³GSZZ]e2cP[O`W\S&^[ RocklandStrand.com; 594-0070 March 26 - Yellow Dubmarine, 8 p.m., @]QYZO\RAb`O\RQ][)#'"% City Music Hall, Portland. $15 to $30. 1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\R#b]! >]`b1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\Rb]  March 23 - Leo Kottke, 8 p.m., Stone ;O`QV !³:S]9]bbYS&^[Ab]\S Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to $20. Portcitymusichall.com; (888) 512-SHOW >]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][)&&&# A6=E >]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][)&&&# A6=E Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. $50. ;]c\bOW\/`ba1S\bS`0`]e\¿SZR# Portcitymusichall.com; (888) 512-SHOW April 7 - Heather Masse and Ron Cody, /^`WZ%³6SObVS`;OaaSO\R@]\1]Rg ;O`QV '³5H/]TEcBO\U1ZO\&^[ Stonemountainartscenter.com; 935-7292 Ab]\S[]c\bOW\O`baQS\bS`Q][)'!#% ' March 29 - GZA of Wu Tang Clan, 8 p.m., 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland. &^[=\S:]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R >]`b1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\R#b]! 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THEGOLDROOMMAINECOMPM3ATURDAY Bayside Bowl, Portland, baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. "AYSIDE"OWL 0ORTLANDBAYSIDEBOWLCOMPM Lord Earth, rock/funk, CD-release party, with The ,ORD%ARTH ROCKFUNK #$ RELEASEPARTY WITH4HE Woulds and Shabti, Geno's Rock Club, Portland. 7OULDSAND3HABTI 'ENOS2OCK#LUB 0ORTLAND BARS/CLUBS N"!23#,5"3 221-2382. 9 p.m.  PM TODAY Plague, industrial night, Asylum (basement), 4/$!9 0LAGUE INDUSTRIALNIGHT !SYLUMBASEMENT For the Benefit of Kentucky, benefit concert to aid 0ORTLANDBEFOREPM &ORTHE"ENElTOF+ENTUCKY BENElTCONCERTTOAID Portland. $5; $2 before 9:30 p.m. tornado victims with Tricky Britches, if and it, The TORNADOVICTIMSWITH4RICKY"RITCHES IFANDIT 4HE portlandasylum.com. 9:30 p.m. PORTLANDASYLUMCOMPM Barn Swallows and Jose Ayerve, Empire Dine & "ARN3WALLOWSAND*OSE!YERVE %MPIRE$INE Dance, Portland. $5. portlandempire.com. $ANCE 0ORTLANDPORTLANDEMPIRECOM SATURDAY 3!452$!9 8:30 p.m. PM St. Patrick's Day Clash of the Titans, battle of the 3T0ATRICKS$AY#LASHOFTHE4ITANS BATTLEOFTHE Hot Delta Blues, blues, Andy's Old Port Pub, (OT$ELTA"LUES BLUES !NDYS/LD0ORT0UB cover bands: U2 vsThe Rogues vsThe Cranberries, COVERBANDS5VS4HE0OGUESVS4HE#RANBERRIES Portland, andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m. 0ORTLANDANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOMPM 21-plus; Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. $5.  PLUS%MPIRE$INE$ANCE 0ORTLAND Oliver Waterman, acoustic indie-pop, CD-release PORTLANDEMPIRECOMPM /LIVER7ATERMAN ACOUSTICINDIE POP #$ RELEASE portlandempire.com. 9 p.m. party with Hutch Heelan and Griffin Sherry, 21PARTYWITH(UTCH(EELANAND'RIFlN3HERRY  Poke Chop &The Other White Meat, blues, 0OKE#HOP4HE/THER7HITE-EAT BLUES plus; Slainte, Portland. $2. slaintewinebar.com. PLUS3LAINTE 0ORTLANDSLAINTEWINEBARCOM Shipyard Brewhaus at Sunday River, Bethel. 3HIPYARD"REWHAUSAT3UNDAY2IVER "ETHEL 10p.m. PM 824-5138. 3 to 6 p.m.; 8 to 10p.m.  TOPMTOPM Brian Dolzani, singer/songwriter, Blue, Portland. "RIAN$OLZANI SINGERSONGWRITER "LUE 0ORTLAND David Beam and The Leprechauns, blues and $AVID"EAMAND4HE,EPRECHAUNS BLUESAND Donation. portcityBlue.com. 6 p.m. $ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOMPM Americana, Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. !MERICANA !NDYS/LD0ORT0UB 0ORTLAND Connor Garvey, folk-rock singer-songwriter, Blue, ANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOMPM #ONNOR'ARVEY FOLK ROCKSINGER SONGWRITER "LUE andysoldportpub.com. 8:30 p.m. Portland. Donation, portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. 0ORTLAND$ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOMPM Chris & Alexa Keenan, Celtic folk duo, with Kristin #HRIS!LEXA+EENAN #ELTICFOLKDUO WITH+RISTIN Bob Danzilo, folk troubadour, Blue, Portland. 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"GONE" (R) (1:41) Stars Amanda Seyfried, Jennifer Âľ5=<3Âś@("AbO`a/[O\ROASgT`WSR8S\\WTS` Carpenter, Wes Bentley and Daniel Sunjata. Directed 1O`^S\bS`ESa0S\bZSgO\R2O\WSZAc\XObO2W`SQbSR by Heitor Dhalia. When her sister disappears, Jill is Pg6SWb]`2VOZWOEVS\VS`aWabS`RWaO^^SO`a8WZZWa convinced the serial killer who kidnapped her two Q]\dW\QSRbVSaS`WOZYWZZS`eV]YWR\O^^SRVS`be] years ago has returned and she sets out to face her gSO`aOU]VOa`Sbc`\SRO\RaVSaSba]cbb]TOQSVS` abductor, again. OPRcQb]`OUOW\ Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12,9:50; AV]eW\UOb(1W\S[OUWQESabP`]]YB]ROg '(#) Cinemagic Saco Today 2:15, 7:15; Falmouth 10 Today 1W\S[OUWQAOQ]B]ROg (#%(#)4OZ[]cbVB]ROg 4:15, 7:05 "(#%(# "GOOD DEEDS" (PG-13) (1:41) Stars Tyler Perry, Âľ5==22332AÂś>5!("AbO`aBgZS`>S``g Gabrielle Union, Thandie Newton and Eddie Cibrian. 5OP`WSZZSC\W]\BVO\RWS<Seb]\O\R3RRWS1WP`WO\ Directed by Tyler Perry. Businessman Wesley Deeds is 2W`SQbSRPgBgZS`>S``g0caW\Saa[O\ESaZSg2SSRaWa jolted out of his scripted life when he meets Lindsey, a X]ZbSR]cb]TVWaaQ`W^bSRZWTSeVS\VS[SSba:W\RaSgO single mother who works on the cleaning crew in his aW\UZS[]bVS`eV]e]`Ya]\bVSQZSO\W\UQ`SeW\VWa office building. ]TÂżQSPcWZRW\U Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 7:10, 9:40 AV]eW\UOb(1W\S[OUWQESabP`]]YB]ROg%('(" "THE GREY" (R) (1:57) Stars Liam Neeson, Dermot ÂľB635@3GÂś@(#%AbO`a:WO[<SSa]\2S`[]b Mulroney, Frank Grille and Dallas Roberts. Directed by ;cZ`]\Sg4`O\Y5`WZZ]O\R2OZZOa@]PS`ba2W`SQbSRPg Joe Carnahan. An oil-drilling team struggles to survive 8]S1O`\OVO\/\]WZR`WZZW\UbSO[ab`cUUZSab]ac`dWdS after a plane crash strands them in the Alaskan wild. OTbS`O^ZO\SQ`OaVab`O\RabVS[W\bVS/ZOaYO\eWZR The survivors have only a few days to escape the icy BVSac`dWd]`aVOdS]\ZgOTSeROgab]SaQO^SbVSWQg elements - and a vicious pack of rogue wolves - beSZS[S\baÂłO\ROdWQW]ca^OQY]T`]UcSe]ZdSaÂłPS fore their time runs out. T]`SbVSW`bW[S`c\a]cb Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:40,9:40 AV]eW\UOb(1W\S[OUWQESabP`]]YB]ROg("'(" "HUGO" (PG) (2:06) Stars Ben Kingsley, Asa ButterÂľ6C5=Âś>5 ($AbO`a0S\9W\UaZSg/aO0cbbS` field, Christopher Lee and Chloe Grace Moretz. Directed ÂżSZR1V`Wab]^VS`:SSO\R1VZ]S5`OQS;]`Sbh2W`SQbSR by Martin Scorsese. A mystery involving a dead father Pg;O`bW\AQ]`aSaS/[gabS`gW\d]ZdW\UORSORTObVS` and an automaton sends an orphan, who lives within O\RO\Ocb][Ob]\aS\RaO\]`^VO\eV]ZWdSaeWbVW\ the walls of a 1930s Paris train station, on an extraordibVSeOZZa]TO'!a>O`Wab`OW\abObW]\]\O\Sfb`O]`RW nary adventure. \O`gORdS\bc`S Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 1,6:204`W FriAV]eW\UOb(<WQYSZ]RS]\>]`bZO\RB]ROg$( Wed 3:45, 9; Falmouth 10 Today 6:55 (3D) ESR!("#')4OZ[]cbVB]ROg$(##!2 

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(OLLANDERh!RE9OU2EALLY-Y&RIENDv John Logan's "Red," play about artist Mark *OHN,OGANSh2ED vPLAYABOUTARTIST-ARK photographs of Facebook friends, through June PHOTOGRAPHSOF&ACEBOOKFRIENDS THROUGH*UNE Rothko, Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 forages PORTLANDMUSEUMORG 2OTHKO 0UBLIC4HEATRE ,EWISTONFORAGES 17. portlandmuseum.org 18 and under, thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. ANDUNDERTHEPUBLICTHEATREORGPM Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow -AINE(ISTORICAL3OCIETY-USEUM,ONGFELLOW Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. (OUSE 0ORTLANDh4AKETOTHE3TREETSv &RIDAYPM3ATURDAYPM3UNDAYPM House, Portland: "Take to the Streets!" March 22. Through March 25. -ARCH4HROUGH-ARCH photography exhibit examining American protest PHOTOGRAPHYEXHIBITEXAMINING!MERICANPROTEST "A Few Good Men," Portland Players production h!&EW'OOD-EN v0ORTLAND0LAYERSPRODUCTION movements, through March 31; "Dressing Up, MOVEMENTS THROUGH-ARCHh$RESSING5P of military courtroom thriller, South Portland. OFMILITARYCOURTROOMTHRILLER 3OUTH0ORTLAND Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in 3TANDING/UT &ITTING)N!DORNMENT)DENTITYIN $20; $15 for students; $18 for seniors. FORSTUDENTSFORSENIORS Maine," artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed -AINE vARTIFACTSREVEALTHEWAY-AINERSDRESSED portlandplayers.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; PORTLANDPLAYERSORGPM&RIDAYAND3ATURDAY from the 18th to 20th centuries, through May 27. FROMTHETHTOTHCENTURIES THROUGH-AY 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through April 1. PM3UNDAY4HROUGH!PRIL mainehistory.org MAINEHISTORYORG "Nightingale," Hans Christian Andersen's classic h.IGHTINGALE v(ANS#HRISTIAN!NDERSENSCLASSIC Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "OWDOIN#OLLEGE-USEUMOF!RT "RUNSWICK story by Figures of Speech Theater, Leura Hill STORYBY&IGURESOF3PEECH4HEATER ,EURA(ILL "Insight Out: Exploring Gifts of Art from Private h)NSIGHT/UT%XPLORING'IFTSOF!RTFROM0RIVATE Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $10; %ASTMAN0ERFORMING!RTS#ENTER &RYEBURG Collectors," contributions from private collectors #OLLECTORS vCONTRIBUTIONSFROMPRIVATECOLLECTORS $5 for students, fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7 p.m. FORSTUDENTSFRYEBURGACADEMYORGPACPM since 1811, and "Intimations of Independence: SINCE ANDh)NTIMATIONSOF)NDEPENDENCE Friday. &RIDAY The First 100 Years of American Portraiture," 4HE&IRST9EARSOF!MERICAN0ORTRAITURE v "The Poets and the Assassin," play about women h4HE0OETSANDTHE!SSASSIN vPLAYABOUTWOMEN portraits of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison PORTRAITSOF4HOMAS*EFFERSON *AMES-ADISON in Iraq, Luther Bonney Hall, USM Portland. Free. IN)RAQ ,UTHER"ONNEY(ALL 53-0ORTLAND&REE and more, both through April 15; "Motion and ANDMORE BOTHTHROUGH!PRILh-OTIONAND 780-5798. 7 p.m. Friday.  PM&RIDAY Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter %MOTION#ONTEMPORARY!RTFROM'ERHARD2ICHTER Readings of New Works from Maine Playwrights, 2EADINGSOF.EW7ORKSFROM-AINE0LAYWRIGHTS to Chakaia Booker," through June 3; "Building a TO#HAKAIA"OOKER vTHROUGH*UNEh"UILDINGA by Belfast Maskers, First Church, Belfast. Free/ BY"ELFAST-ASKERS &IRST#HURCH "ELFAST&REE College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions," #OLLEGE#OLLECTION3ELECT2ECENT!CQUISITIONS v donation. 505-0199. "Hatty" by Bundy Boit, DONATION h(ATTYvBY"UNDY"OIT more than 20,000 objects, and "Telephones," MORETHAN OBJECTS ANDh4ELEPHONES v 7 p.m. Friday; "Joe Patten for Senate' by Jon Potter SEVEN MINUTECOMPILATIONOF(OLLYWOODlLM PM&RIDAYh*OE0ATTENFOR3ENATEBY*ON0OTTER seven-minute compilation of Hollywood film and "Mansion on the Hill" by Eddie Adelman, ANDh-ANSIONONTHE(ILLvBY%DDIE!DELMAN clips, both through June 24. bowdoin.edu CLIPS BOTHTHROUGH*UNEBOWDOINEDU 7 p.m. Saturday. PM3ATURDAY Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic "OWDOIN#OLLEGE0EARY -AC-ILLAN!RCTIC "A Finished Heart," drama about a loving h!&INISHED(EART vDRAMAABOUTALOVING Museum), Brunswick: "In a State of Becoming," -USEUM "RUNSWICKh)NA3TATEOF"ECOMING v marriage between two men at the end of life, MARRIAGEBETWEENTWOMENATTHEENDOFLIFE Inuit art from the collection of Rabbi Harry Sky, )NUITARTFROMTHECOLLECTIONOF2ABBI(ARRY3KY Congregation Bet Ha'am, South Portland. #ONGREGATION"ET(AAM 3OUTH0ORTLAND ongoing, bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum ONGOINGBOWDOINEDUARCTICMUSEUM 772-2442. 8:30 p.m. Friday.  PM&RIDAY Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Port of -AINE-ARITIME-USEUM "ATHh0ORTOF "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," comedy h&IVE7OMEN7EARINGTHE3AME$RESS vCOMEDY Portland: A Ship-Shaped History," a look at 0ORTLAND!3HIP 3HAPED(ISTORY vALOOKAT by Alan Ball, Bates College (Gannett Theater), BY!LAN"ALL "ATES#OLLEGE'ANNETT4HEATER Portland's past via the ships that sailed through 0ORTLANDSPASTVIATHESHIPSTHATSAILEDTHROUGH Lewiston. Free. 786-8294. 7:30 p.m. Friday and ,EWISTON&REE PM&RIDAYAND the harbors, the city's shipping and shipTHEHARBORS THECITYSSHIPPINGANDSHIP Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 3ATURDAYPM3UNDAY building industries, and more, through May 13. BUILDINGINDUSTRIES ANDMORE THROUGH-AY Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific," 2ODGERSAND(AMMERSTEINSh3OUTH0ACIlC v mainemaritimemuseum.org MAINEMARITIMEMUSEUMORG touring production of Tony Award-winning TOURINGPRODUCTIONOF4ONY!WARD WINNING Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston: "ATES#OLLEGE/LIN!RTS#ENTER ,EWISTON revival presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill REVIVALPRESENTEDBY0ORTLAND/VATIONS -ERRILL "James Ensor: 'Scenes de la vie du Christ' and h*AMES%NSOR@3CENESDELAVIEDU#HRISTAND Auditorium, Portland. $45 to $65. porttix.com. !UDITORIUM 0ORTLANDTOPORTTIXCOM Other Works," lithographs, and "Xiaoze Xie: /THER7ORKS vLITHOGRAPHS ANDh8IAOZE8IE 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. ANDPM3ATURDAYPM3UNDAY Amplified Moments," paintings, both through !MPLIlED-OMENTS vPAINTINGS BOTHTHROUGH Staged Reading of "Terra Nova," by Ten 3TAGED2EADINGOFh4ERRA.OVA vBY4EN Sunday, bates.edu/museum 3UNDAYBATESEDUMUSEUM Bucks Theatre, Bangor Public Library. Free, "UCKS4HEATRE "ANGOR0UBLIC,IBRARY&REE Dyer Library/Saco Museum: "Rugs All Marked $YER,IBRARY3ACO-USEUMh2UGS!LL-ARKED bpl.lib.me.us. 2 p.m. Saturday. BPLLIBMEUSPM3ATURDAY Out: Biddeford's Edward S. Frost," celebration of /UT"IDDEFORDS%DWARD3&ROST vCELEBRATIONOF The (Un)Spoken Maine Project, student-written 4HE5N 3POKEN-AINE0ROJECT STUDENT WRITTEN 19th-century rug entrepreneur, and "Hooked Rugs TH CENTURYRUGENTREPRENEUR ANDh(OOKED2UGS performance pieces about sexual health, PERFORMANCEPIECESABOUTSEXUALHEALTH of Artists from the Maine Tin Pedlar," both through OF!RTISTSFROMTHE-AINE4IN0EDLAR vBOTHTHROUGH communication and safety, University of Southern -ARCHWALLSCULPTURESBY5.%3TUDENTSMADE COMMUNICATIONANDSAFETY 5NIVERSITYOF3OUTHERN March 24; wall sculptures by UNE Students made Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham. Free. 780-5151. -AINE2USSELL(ALL 'ORHAM&REE  from repurposed materials and with a marine FROMREPURPOSEDMATERIALSANDWITHAMARINE 7:30 p.m. Monday. 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PSBSFMBUJWFMZTNBMMDJUZ 1PSUMBOEIBTRVJUFB or a relatively small city, Portland has quite a GFX*SJTIQVCT few Irish pubs. #SJBO#PSVPO$FOUFS4USFFUTUBOETPVUGSPN Brian Boru on Center Street stands out from UIFDSPXEXJUIJUTCSJHIUSFEFYUFSJPSBOEHJBOU the crowd with its bright-red exterior and giant (VJOOFTTUPVDBONVSBMQBJOUFEPOUIFTJEFPG Guinness toucan mural painted on the side of UIFCVJMEJOH'PSBTCSJHIUBTUIFCVJMEJOHJTPVU the building. For as bright as the building is outTJEF UIFJOTJEFDBQUVSFTUIFFTTFODFPGBO*SJTI side, the inside captures the essence of an Irish QVCMJDIPVTFQFSGFDUMZ public house perfectly. *UTCSJDLJOUFSJPS DP[ZEBSLCBSBOEMPOHUBCMFT Its brick interior, cozy dark bar and long tables GPSMBSHFHBUIFSJOHTPOUIFmSTUnPPSSFNJOENFPG for large gatherings on the first floor remind me of QMBDFT*XFOUXIJMFUSBWFMJOHJO*SFMBOE"TFDPOECBS places I went while traveling in Ireland. A second bar upstairs and a patio area lend more space for people to VQTUBJSTBOEBQBUJPBSFBMFOENPSFTQBDFGPSQFPQMFUP gather. HBUIFS When I dropped in for a drink on Valentine's Day, the lower 8IFO*ESPQQFEJOGPSBESJOLPO7BMFOUJOFT%BZ UIFMPXFS bar was crowded with happy hour revelers. I squeezed my CBSXBTDSPXEFEXJUIIBQQZIPVSSFWFMFST*TRVFF[FENZ way between people to get the attention of the bartender, who XBZCFUXFFOQFPQMFUPHFUUIFBUUFOUJPOPGUIFCBSUFOEFS XIP was busily filling pints of beer. Brian Boru has a full bar, but XBTCVTJMZmMMJOHQJOUTPGCFFS#SJBO#PSVIBTBGVMMCBS CVU I saw most people drinking a pint - whether it was Guinness, *TBXNPTUQFPQMFESJOLJOHBQJOUoXIFUIFSJUXBT(VJOOFTT  Smithwick's or a local brew depended on the person. 4NJUIXJDLTPSBMPDBMCSFXEFQFOEFEPOUIFQFSTPO I was contemplating a Guinness myself, until I saw Ship*XBTDPOUFNQMBUJOHB(VJOOFTTNZTFMG VOUJM*TBX4IJQ yard's new brew, Applehead, on tap. I am a huge fan of their ZBSETOFXCSFX "QQMFIFBE POUBQ*BNBIVHFGBOPGUIFJS Pumpkinhead, and Applehead reminds me of the fall brew. It 1VNQLJOIFBE BOE"QQMFIFBESFNJOETNFPGUIFGBMMCSFX*U costs $4.25 on tap. DPTUTPOUBQ I couldn't find a seat right at the bar, so I made my way to *DPVMEOUmOEBTFBUSJHIUBUUIFCBS TP*NBEFNZXBZUP the back and grabbed a table. I noticed the one I sat at had UIFCBDLBOEHSBCCFEBUBCMF*OPUJDFEUIFPOF*TBUBUIBE a cribbage board and a deck of cards. The other tables had BDSJCCBHFCPBSEBOEBEFDLPGDBSET5IFPUIFSUBCMFTIBE games such as Connect Four, Scrabble and Apples to Apples. HBNFTTVDIBT$POOFDU'PVS 4DSBCCMFBOE"QQMFTUP"QQMFT The server told me they were set up for Tuesday night's game 5IFTFSWFSUPMENFUIFZXFSFTFUVQGPS5VFTEBZOJHIUTHBNF night, which starts at 6 p.m., and that games were also availOJHIU XIJDITUBSUTBUQN BOEUIBUHBNFTXFSFBMTPBWBJM able throughout the week if people asked. BCMFUISPVHIPVUUIFXFFLJGQFPQMFBTLFE I was surprised at how busy the bar was for a Tuesday, but *XBTTVSQSJTFEBUIPXCVTZUIFCBSXBTGPSB5VFTEBZ CVU Please see BAR, Page E25 Gc\Xj\j\\0/@GX^\<),

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Cumberland County Civic Center box office :]\UTSZZ]eA_cO`S>]`bZO\R&  1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]T¿QS Onelongfellowsquare.com; 761-1757 April 17 - Passion Pit, 8 p.m., State Theatre, =\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][)%$%#% /^`WZ%³>OaaW]\>Wb&^[AbObSBVSOb`S April 27%³BVS0`SeeWbV0O`ST]]bB`cbV - The Brew with Barefoot Truth, Portland. $25/$30. Statetheatreportland /^`WZ >]`bZO\R #!AbObSbVSOb`S^]`bZO\R 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to .com; (800) 745-3000; Cumberland County &^[>]`b1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\Rb] Q][)&%"#!)1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg $30. Portcitymusichall.com Civic Center box office !>]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][ 1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]T¿QS April 28&³AQO`OP(/B`WPcbSb]8]c`\Sg - Scarab: A Tribute to Journey, April 18 - Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks, /^`WZ /^`WZ&³2O\6WQYaBVS6]b:WQYa 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, Portland. $10 to 8 p.m., Jonathan's, Ogunquit. $32.50. &^[>]`b1Wbg;caWQ6OZZ>]`bZO\Rb] &^[8]\ObVO\¸a=Uc\_cWb! # $25. 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ORTLAND â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Before going 035-"/%Â&#x2030;#FGPSFHPJOH to Niagara Falls for the first UP/JBHBSB'BMMTGPSUIFmSTU time, I remember thinking, UJNF *SFNFNCFSUIJOLJOH  "This place can't possibly live up i5IJTQMBDFDBOUQPTTJCMZMJWFVQ UPUIFIZQFw to the hype." But it did. #VUJUEJE #FDLZT%JOFSPO1PSUMBOET Becky's Diner on Portland's waterfront may be in the same XBUFSGSPOUNBZCFJOUIFTBNF boat in some people's minds. It CPBUJOTPNFQFPQMFTNJOET*U seems like every TV food show, TFFNTMJLFFWFSZ57GPPETIPX  every visiting celebrity and every FWFSZWJTJUJOHDFMFCSJUZBOEFWFSZ travel writer who comes to town USBWFMXSJUFSXIPDPNFTUPUPXO finds their way to Becky's. mOETUIFJSXBZUP#FDLZT So the place gets a lot of hype. 4PUIFQMBDFHFUTBMPUPGIZQF But on a recent visit to Becky's, #VUPOBSFDFOUWJTJUUP#FDLZT  I was reminded why the hype *XBTSFNJOEFEXIZUIFIZQF started building in the first place TUBSUFECVJMEJOHJOUIFmSTUQMBDF - it's a genuine local institution, a oJUTBHFOVJOFMPDBMJOTUJUVUJPO B great diner with a very local vibe. HSFBUEJOFSXJUIBWFSZMPDBMWJCF My first reminder came when .ZmSTUSFNJOEFSDBNFXIFO I went in for breakfast on a Sat*XFOUJOGPSCSFBLGBTUPOB4BU urday, and was seated right next VSEBZ BOEXBTTFBUFESJHIUOFYU to the lobster tank. There can't UPUIFMPCTUFSUBOL5IFSFDBOU be that many places where you CFUIBUNBOZQMBDFTXIFSFZPV can eat hash and eggs and watch DBOFBUIBTIBOEFHHTBOEXBUDI lobsters that were probably in MPCTUFSTUIBUXFSFQSPCBCMZJO the ocean a day earlier. UIFPDFBOBEBZFBSMJFS The second big reminder came 5IFTFDPOECJHSFNJOEFSDBNF when my hash arrived. It was XIFONZIBTIBSSJWFE*UXBT the day's homemade corned beef UIFEBZTIPNFNBEFDPSOFECFFG hash special, which included the IBTITQFDJBM XIJDIJODMVEFEUIF hash, two eggs, home fries and IBTI UXPFHHT IPNFGSJFTBOE toast for $8.25. UPBTUGPS The hash had big shreds of ten5IFIBTIIBECJHTISFETPGUFO der corned beef, onions, potatoes EFSDPSOFECFFG POJPOT QPUBUPFT and tiny flecks of carrots. On BOEUJOZnFDLTPGDBSSPUT0O top was a wonderful dark-brown UPQXBTBXPOEFSGVMEBSLCSPXO crust, keeping all the hash's DSVTU LFFQJOHBMMUIFIBTIT moisture and flavor sealed in. NPJTUVSFBOEnBWPSTFBMFEJO One thing to remember about 0OFUIJOHUPSFNFNCFSBCPVU ordering the hash, though, is that PSEFSJOHUIFIBTI UIPVHI JTUIBU the homemade hash is a special UIFIPNFNBEFIBTIJTBTQFDJBM item. If you order hash off the JUFN*GZPVPSEFSIBTIPGGUIF regular menu as a side dish, it SFHVMBSNFOVBTBTJEFEJTI JU will likely be canned, a server XJMMMJLFMZCFDBOOFE BTFSWFS told me. UPMENF My sunny-side eggs were .ZTVOOZTJEFFHHTXFSF perfect - with whites that weren't QFSGFDUoXJUIXIJUFTUIBUXFSFOU runny and yokes that were still SVOOZBOEZPLFTUIBUXFSFTUJMM plenty fluid. This is a big deal QMFOUZnVJE5IJTJTBCJHEFBM with me. If I can't get my sunnyXJUINF*G*DBOUHFUNZTVOOZ side eggs perfect, I'd rather just TJEFFHHTQFSGFDU *ESBUIFSKVTU scramble them. TDSBNCMFUIFN To me, a diner is all about 5PNF BEJOFSJTBMMBCPVU breakfast, and Becky's does CSFBLGBTU BOE#FDLZTEPFT

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need to eat again until the next OFFEUPFBUBHBJOVOUJMUIFOFYU day. EBZ breakfast all day long. After 4 egg, cheese and choice of ham, the diner, and lots of big booths The most exotic thing on the UIFEJOFS BOEMPUTPGCJHCPPUIT FHH DIFFTFBOEDIPJDFPGIBN  CSFBLGBTUBMMEBZMPOH"GUFS 5IFNPTUFYPUJDUIJOHPOUIF p.m. you can't get home fries, bacon, sausage or tomato. It was POCPUITJEFT on both sides. CBDPO TBVTBHFPSUPNBUP*UXBT QNZPVDBOUHFUIPNFGSJFT  breakfast menu was a lobster CSFBLGBTUNFOVXBTBMPCTUFS oatmeal or fruit bowls, but most HPPE CVUFWFSZPOFJONZQBSUZ good, but everyone in my party The menu is big too. Breakfast BOETXJTTDIFFTFPNFMFUUF BU and swiss cheese omelette, at 5IFNFOVJTCJHUPP#SFBLGBTU PBUNFBMPSGSVJUCPXMT CVUNPTU kept asking for a bite of my hash, GFBUVSFTFHHBOENFBUEJTIFT of the extensive breakfast menu LFQUBTLJOHGPSBCJUFPGNZIBTI  features egg and meat dishes PGUIFFYUFOTJWFCSFBLGBTUNFOV market price. NBSLFUQSJDF which was the clear star of the is available. - including at least 12 kinds of The menu also has a ton of oJODMVEJOHBUMFBTULJOETPG XIJDIXBTUIFDMFBSTUBSPGUIF JTBWBJMBCMF 5IFNFOVBMTPIBTBUPOPG morning. I sampled a buttermilk pancake NPSOJOH omelettes - pancakes, French PNFMFUUFToQBODBLFT 'SFODI *TBNQMFEBCVUUFSNJMLQBODBLF lunch offerings - all manner of MVODIPGGFSJOHToBMMNBOOFSPG ($2.25 for one), which was light Becky's is a lively, bustling toast, fruit bowls and all sorts of IPUBOEDPMETBOEXJDIFT CVSH hot and cold sandwiches, burgUPBTU GSVJUCPXMTBOEBMMTPSUTPG #FDLZTJTBMJWFMZ CVTUMJOH GPSPOF XIJDIXBTMJHIU and fluffy. I saw the very cute place on the waterfront, so you side orders. TJEFPSEFST ers, lobster rolls, etc. Plus, there QMBDFPOUIFXBUFSGSPOU TPZPV BOEnVGGZ*TBXUIFWFSZDVUF FST MPCTUFSSPMMT FUD1MVT UIFSF Mickey Mouse Fruity Face pan- TFFEJGGFSFOULJOETPGGPMLT GSPN see different kinds of folks, from The biggest dishes I spied were BSFMPUTPGGSJFETFBGPPEEJTIFT  are lots of fried seafood dishes, 5IFCJHHFTUEJTIFT*TQJFEXFSF .JDLFZ.PVTF'SVJUZ'BDFQBO lobstermen and waterfront work- UIF5JUBOJD0NFMFUUF   cake ($4.25), which is a favorite the Titanic Omelette ($10.75) pasta dinners, comfort foods like MPCTUFSNFOBOEXBUFSGSPOUXPSL DBLF  XIJDIJTBGBWPSJUF QBTUBEJOOFST DPNGPSUGPPETMJLF - with four eggs, bacon, ham, with kids. It was one big round ers to tourists, teens and entire meatloaf, and whole steamed oXJUIGPVSFHHT CBDPO IBN  FSTUPUPVSJTUT UFFOTBOEFOUJSF XJUILJET*UXBTPOFCJHSPVOE NFBUMPBG BOEXIPMFTUFBNFE pancake with two smaller panfamilies. (Speaking of families, sausage, cheese, onions and pep- MPCTUFST lobsters. TBVTBHF DIFFTF POJPOTBOEQFQ GBNJMJFT 4QFBLJOHPGGBNJMJFT  QBODBLFXJUIUXPTNBMMFSQBO cakes attached to form Mickey's #FDLZTXBTTUBSUFEJOCZ Becky's was started in 1991 by pers - and the Hobson's Wharf The dinners are mostly out of QFSToBOEUIF)PCTPOT8IBSG DBLFTBUUBDIFEUPGPSN.JDLFZT 5IFEJOOFSTBSFNPTUMZPVUPG Becky Rand, a mother of six. And 4QFDJBM  XIJDIJODMVEFTB ears. Strawberries, blueberries Special ($8.75), which includes a UIFQSJDFSBOHFGPSUIJTGFBUVSF  the price range for this feature, #FDLZ3BOE BNPUIFSPGTJY"OE FBST4USBXCFSSJFT CMVFCFSSJFT and other fruit formed his facial BUTPNFQPJOU BMMIFSLJETIBWF at some point, all her kids have choice of bacon or sausage, two but on the lunch menu, I'd love to DIPJDFPGCBDPOPSTBVTBHF UXP BOEPUIFSGSVJUGPSNFEIJTGBDJBM CVUPOUIFMVODINFOV *EMPWFUP features. worked there with her.) pancakes or French toast, two try the fried haddock sandwich QBODBLFTPS'SFODIUPBTU UXP XPSLFEUIFSFXJUIIFS

GFBUVSFT USZUIFGSJFEIBEEPDLTBOEXJDI We also had at our table a ComIt's a big, comfortable place, eggs any style, home fries and some time. FHHTBOZTUZMF IPNFGSJFTBOE *UTBCJH DPNGPSUBCMFQMBDF  8FBMTPIBEBUPVSUBCMFB$PN TPNFUJNF thanks to a 2007 renovation, with UPBTU mercial Street Sandwich ($3.75), UIBOLTUPBSFOPWBUJPO XJUI toast. NFSDJBM4USFFU4BOEXJDI   which is a breakfast sandwich stools and a counter that meanI've had it before, and it's the The staff of GO anonymously samples *WFIBEJUCFGPSF BOEJUTUIF TUPPMTBOEBDPVOUFSUIBUNFBO XIJDIJTBCSFBLGBTUTBOEXJDI BVSabOTT]T5=O\]\g[]caZgaO[^ZSa on an English muffin featuring ders in a circular fashion through LJOEPGUIJOHXIFSFZPVXPOU kind of thing where you won't meals for about $7. EFSTJOBDJSDVMBSGBTIJPOUISPVHI POBO&OHMJTINVGmOGFBUVSJOH [SOZaT]`OP]cb%

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Continued from Page E23 :fek`el\[]ifd>OUS3 ! maybe it was because it was Valentine's Day. I NBZCFJUXBTCFDBVTFJUXBT7BMFOUJOFT%BZ* do know it's a popular place for post-work happy EPLOPXJUTBQPQVMBSQMBDFGPSQPTUXPSLIBQQZ hour, and some people were dressed like they IPVS BOETPNFQFPQMFXFSFESFTTFEMJLFUIFZ came from the office. DBNFGSPNUIFPGmDF I've also seen how busy it gets out on the patio *WFBMTPTFFOIPXCVTZJUHFUTPVUPOUIFQBUJP when the weather gets warmer and bands are XIFOUIFXFBUIFSHFUTXBSNFSBOECBOETBSF playing. QMBZJOH With more time to kill before meeting up with 8JUINPSFUJNFUPLJMMCFGPSFNFFUJOHVQXJUI my friend, I ordered a house garden salad with NZGSJFOE *PSEFSFEBIPVTFHBSEFOTBMBEXJUI maple-brined grilled chicken and lemon caper NBQMFCSJOFEHSJMMFEDIJDLFOBOEMFNPODBQFS vinaigrette for $12. Sometimes pubs miss the WJOBJHSFUUFGPS4PNFUJNFTQVCTNJTTUIF mark on salads, but this one was especially deliNBSLPOTBMBET CVUUIJTPOFXBTFTQFDJBMMZEFMJ cious. The greens and vegetables were crisp and DJPVT5IFHSFFOTBOEWFHFUBCMFTXFSFDSJTQBOE fresh, and the chicken added great flavor. It all GSFTI BOEUIFDIJDLFOBEEFEHSFBUnBWPS*UBMM

complemented my Applehead very well. DPNQMFNFOUFENZ"QQMFIFBEWFSZXFMM Less than a month away from St. Patrick's Day, -FTTUIBOBNPOUIBXBZGSPN4U1BUSJDLT%BZ  general manager Chris Rockwell said plans are HFOFSBMNBOBHFS$ISJT3PDLXFMMTBJEQMBOTBSF in place for a day full of entertainment. By a day JOQMBDFGPSBEBZGVMMPGFOUFSUBJONFOU#ZBEBZ full, he really means it. The pub will open its doors GVMM IFSFBMMZNFBOTJU5IFQVCXJMMPQFOJUTEPPST at 6 a.m. to kick off the day with a traditional Irish BUBNUPLJDLPGGUIFEBZXJUIBUSBEJUJPOBM*SJTI breakfast. CSFBLGBTU Traditional Irish music will start around 7:30 5SBEJUJPOBM*SJTINVTJDXJMMTUBSUBSPVOE a.m. with a couple of performers through 11:30 BNXJUIBDPVQMFPGQFSGPSNFSTUISPVHI a.m., at which time the Cora Highlanders BagBN BUXIJDIUJNFUIF$PSB)JHIMBOEFST#BH pipers will take over and roam the city. Aidan QJQFSTXJMMUBLFPWFSBOESPBNUIFDJUZ"JEBO O'Brien and "other lads" will do a poetry reading 0#SJFOBOEiPUIFSMBETwXJMMEPBQPFUSZSFBEJOH at 9:30 a.m. BUBN Events are planned all the way through &WFOUTBSFQMBOOFEBMMUIFXBZUISPVHI 1 a.m., and the full schedule is available at BN BOEUIFGVMMTDIFEVMFJTBWBJMBCMFBU brianboruportland.com. The pub is also keeping a CSJBOCPSVQPSUMBOEDPN5IFQVCJTBMTPLFFQJOHB St. Patrick's countdown on its Facebook page. 4U1BUSJDLTDPVOUEPXOPOJUT'BDFCPPLQBHF Emma Bouthillette is a freelance writer who lives in Biddeford. 3[[O0]cbVWZZSbbSWaOT`SSZO\QSe`WbS`eV]ZWdSaW\0WRRST]`R

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Hall, Portland. $18 to $40. 6OZZ>]`bZO\R&b]" Portcitymusichall.com >]`bQWbg[caWQVOZZQ][ May 11 - Southside Johnny ;Og³A]cbVaWRS8]V\\g & The Poor Fools, 8 p.m., BVS>]]`4]]Za&^[ Stone Mountain Arts Center, Ab]\S;]c\bOW\/`ba1S\bS` Brownfield. $40. Stonemountain 0`]e\¿SZR"Ab]\S[]c\bOW\ artscenter.com; 935-7292 O`baQS\bS`Q][)'!#% ' May 11 - Aztec Two Step, ;Og³/hbSQBe]AbS^ 8 p.m., One Longfellow &^[=\S:]\UTSZZ]e Square, Portland. $25/$28. A_cO`S>]`bZO\R # & Onelongfellowsquare.com; =\SZ]\UTSZZ]ea_cO`SQ][) 761-1757 %$%#% May 12³BVS0Sab]T0`]OReOg - The Best of Broadway ;Og 2012: Benefit for Barbara Bush  (0S\S¿bT]`0O`PO`O0caV Children's Hospital, 7:30 p.m., 1VWZR`S\¸a6]a^WbOZ%(!^[ Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $30 ;S``WZZ/cRWb]`Wc[>]`bZO\R! to $40. Porttix.com; 842-0800 b]">]`bbWfQ][)&" & May 12³4Z]UUW\U;]ZZg&^[ - Flogging Molly, 8 p.m. ;Og

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L e f t : M e g a n B u c k l e y helps J e n n i f e r J o n e s dress f o r rehearsal at P o r t l a n d Ballet. The t w o share t h e lead role in "Giselle." R i g h t : Jones, p r a c t i c i n g in t h e P o r t l a n d :STb(;SUO\0cQYZSgVSZ^a8S\\WTS`8]\SaR`SaaT]``SVSO`aOZOb>]`bZO\R0OZZSbBVSbe]aVO`SbVSZSOR`]ZSW\µ5WaSZZS¶@WUVb(8]\Sa^`OQbWQW\UW\bVS>]`bZO\R Ballet s t u d i o , calls "Giselle" " t h e m o s t c h a l l e n g i n g role I have ever d o n e , by far." It's also o n e of t h e first ballets she saw as a c h i l d . 0OZZSbabcRW]QOZZaµ5WaSZZS¶µbVS[]abQVOZZS\UW\U`]ZS7VOdSSdS`R]\SPgTO`¶7b¸aOZa]]\S]TbVS¿`abPOZZSbaaVSaOeOaOQVWZR

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her, and that can be a scary IFS BOEUIBUDBOCFBTDBSZ process," she said. "She comes QSPDFTT wTIFTBJEi4IFDPNFT across early on as needy, but BDSPTTFBSMZPOBTOFFEZ CVU she has an underlying strength TIFIBTBOVOEFSMZJOHTUSFOHUI that really surfaces and grows UIBUSFBMMZTVSGBDFTBOEHSPXT as the ballet goes on. In the end, BTUIFCBMMFUHPFTPO*OUIFFOE  her love transcends death, and IFSMPWFUSBOTDFOETEFBUI BOE she finds a way to forgive. She TIFmOETBXBZUPGPSHJWF4IF has a quiet strength." IBTBRVJFUTUSFOHUIw She calls Giselle "the most 4IFDBMMT(JTFMMFiUIFNPTU challenging role I have ever DIBMMFOHJOHSPMF*IBWFFWFS done, by far." EPOF CZGBSw Jones will dance another role +POFTXJMMEBODFBOPUIFSSPMF alongside Buckley during other BMPOHTJEF#VDLMFZEVSJOHPUIFS performances, and will be availQFSGPSNBODFT BOEXJMMCFBWBJM able for the lead in the event BCMFGPSUIFMFBEJOUIFFWFOU

that Buckley cannot dance. UIBU#VDLMFZDBOOPUEBODF Buckley prepared for Giselle #VDLMFZQSFQBSFEGPS(JTFMMF in much the same way as Jones. JONVDIUIFTBNFXBZBT+POFT "To get into the character, I i5PHFUJOUPUIFDIBSBDUFS * have to find the Giselle in me IBWFUPmOEUIF(JTFMMFJONF and me in her," Buckley said. BOENFJOIFS w#VDLMFZTBJE "This role has a little bit of i5IJTSPMFIBTBMJUUMFCJUPG everything. It's a roller-coaster FWFSZUIJOH*UTBSPMMFSDPBTUFS of emotion. She goes from this PGFNPUJPO4IFHPFTGSPNUIJT young and happy-in-love girl to ZPVOHBOEIBQQZJOMPWFHJSMUP this mad young woman who dies UIJTNBEZPVOHXPNBOXIPEJFT and returns as a ghost capable BOESFUVSOTBTBHIPTUDBQBCMF of forgiveness. PGGPSHJWFOFTT "The degree and range of emoi5IFEFHSFFBOESBOHFPGFNP tions is challenging. It's equally UJPOTJTDIBMMFOHJOH*UTFRVBMMZ acting and dancing." BDUJOHBOEEBODJOHw Neither woman tries to /FJUIFSXPNBOUSJFTUP emulate the other. Both watch FNVMBUFUIFPUIFS#PUIXBUDI each other during rehearsal, FBDIPUIFSEVSJOHSFIFBSTBM  and both are open to the other's BOECPUIBSFPQFOUPUIFPUIFST interpretation of the role. JOUFSQSFUBUJPOPGUIFSPMF

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Continued from Page E25 :fek`el\[]ifd>OUS3 # State Theatre, Portland. $30/$35. State AbObSBVSOb`S>]`bZO\R!!#AbObS theatreportland.com; (800) 745-3000; bVSOb`S^]`bZO\RQ][)&%"#!) Cumberland County Civic Center box office 1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]TÂżQS May 16 - Aziz Ansari, 8 p.m., State Theatre, ;Og$Âł/hWh/\aO`W&^[AbObSBVSOb`S Portland. $31.50 and $36.50. Statetheatre >]`bZO\R!#O\R!$#AbObSbVSOb`S portland.com; (800) 745-3000; ^]`bZO\RQ][)&%"#!) Cumberland County Civic Center box office 1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]TÂżQS May 17 - Whitechapel, Miss May I and ;Og%ÂłEVWbSQVO^SZ;Waa;Og7O\R After the Burial, 6:30 p.m., State Theatre, /TbS`bVS0c`WOZ$(!^[AbObSBVSOb`S Portland. $1750/$20. Statetheatreportland. >]`bZO\R%# AbObSbVSOb`S^]`bZO\R com; (800) 745-3000; Cumberland County Q][)&%"#!)1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg Civic Center box office 1WdWQ1S\bS`P]f]TÂżQS May 18 - Godsmack and Staind, 5 p.m., ;Og&Âł5]Ra[OQYO\RAbOW\R#^[ Bangor Waterfront Pavilion. $47.50. 0O\U]`EObS`T`]\b>OdWZW]\"%# Waterfrontconcerts.com; (800) 745-3000 EObS`T`]\bQ]\QS`baQ][)&%"#!

But both approach the role #VUCPUIBQQSPBDIUIFSPMF individually. JOEJWJEVBMMZ "We feel no pressure to be i8FGFFMOPQSFTTVSFUPCF alike," said Jones, who has BMJLF wTBJE+POFT XIPIBT had many conversations with IBENBOZDPOWFSTBUJPOTXJUI associate artistic director Nell BTTPDJBUFBSUJTUJDEJSFDUPS/FMM Shipman, who portrayed Giselle 4IJQNBO XIPQPSUSBZFE(JTFMMF in Portland Ballet's 2009 producJO1PSUMBOE#BMMFUTQSPEVD tion. UJPO "Nell is great about allowing i/FMMJTHSFBUBCPVUBMMPXJOH us to make the role personal," VTUPNBLFUIFSPMFQFSTPOBM w Jones said. "I will be watch+POFTTBJEi*XJMMCFXBUDI ing Meg in rehearsal and see JOH.FHJOSFIFBSTBMBOETFF something I like and think, 'Oh, I TPNFUIJOH*MJLFBOEUIJOL A0I * want to do that.' But things that XBOUUPEPUIBU#VUUIJOHTUIBU work for her might not work for XPSLGPSIFSNJHIUOPUXPSLGPS me. We learn from each other." NF8FMFBSOGSPNFBDIPUIFSw For O'Brien and Portland Bal'PS0#SJFOBOE1PSUMBOE#BM let, "Giselle" also represents a MFU i(JTFMMFwBMTPSFQSFTFOUTB challenge because of the touring DIBMMFOHFCFDBVTFPGUIFUPVSJOH component. After the Westbrook DPNQPOFOU"GUFSUIF8FTUCSPPL

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performances, the company QFSGPSNBODFT UIFDPNQBOZ will pack up the costumes and XJMMQBDLVQUIFDPTUVNFTBOE sets and head northeast across TFUTBOEIFBEOPSUIFBTUBDSPTT the border for a performance UIFCPSEFSGPSBQFSGPSNBODF on March 31 at the Imperial PO.BSDIBUUIF*NQFSJBM Theater in St. John, New Bruns5IFBUFSJO4U+PIO /FX#SVOT wick. XJDL That means transporting 5IBUNFBOTUSBOTQPSUJOH about two dozen dancers, which BCPVUUXPEP[FOEBODFST XIJDI presents logistical challenges. QSFTFOUTMPHJTUJDBMDIBMMFOHFT There is no orchestra - Portland 5IFSFJTOPPSDIFTUSBo1PSUMBOE Ballet is using a recorded score #BMMFUJTVTJOHBSFDPSEFETDPSF by Adolphe Adam - but this repCZ"EPMQIF"EBNoCVUUIJTSFQ resents a major undertaking. SFTFOUTBNBKPSVOEFSUBLJOH O'Brien got the idea for the 0#SJFOHPUUIFJEFBGPSUIF Canadian trek after attend$BOBEJBOUSFLBGUFSBUUFOE ing a cross-cultural exchange JOHBDSPTTDVMUVSBMFYDIBOHF conference sponsored by the DPOGFSFODFTQPOTPSFECZUIF Maine Arts Commission. The .BJOF"SUT$PNNJTTJPO5IF conference encouraged Maine DPOGFSFODFFODPVSBHFE.BJOF artists to look north instead of BSUJTUTUPMPPLOPSUIJOTUFBEPG

(800) 745-3000 &%"#! May 31 - Bonnie Raitt with Marc Cohn, ;Og!Âł0]\\WS@OWbbeWbV;O`Q1]V\ 8 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $52.50 &^[;S``WZZ/cRWb]`Wc[>]`bZO\R# # to $62.50. Porttix.com; 842-0800 b]$ #>]`bbWfQ][)&" & May 31 - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 8 p.m., ;Og!Âł<Wbbg5`Wbbg2W`b0O\R&^[ Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. Ab]\S;]c\bOW\/`ba1S\bS`0`]e\ÂżSZR $75. Stonemountainartscenter.com; %#Ab]\S[]c\bOW\O`baQS\bS`Q][) 935-7292 '!#% '

Get outta town 5Sb]cbbOb]e\ Today-Friday - Dropkick Murphys, 7 p.m., B]ROg4`WROgÂł2`]^YWQY;c`^Vga%^[ House of Blues, Boston. $32.50 to $60. 6]caS]T0ZcSa0]ab]\! #b]$ Livenation.com; (800) 745-3000 :WdS\ObW]\Q][)&%"#! Friday - Celtic Woman, 7:30 p.m., Verizon 4`WROgÂł1SZbWQE][O\%(!^[DS`Wh]\ Wireless Arena, Manchester, N.H. $43.50 to EW`SZSaa/`S\O;O\QVSabS`<6"!#b] $59. Ticketmaster.com; (800) 745-3000 #'BWQYSb[OabS`Q][)&%"#! Saturday - Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m., AObc`ROgÂł6O`ZS[5Z]PSb`]bbS`a%^[ Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, N.H. DS`Wh]\EW`SZSaa/`S\O;O\QVSabS`<6 $27 to $138.35. Ticketmaster.com;  %b]!&!#BWQYSb[OabS`Q][)

only south for performance opPOMZTPVUIGPSQFSGPSNBODFPQ portunities. QPSUVOJUJFT Portland Ballet will be the 1PSUMBOE#BMMFUXJMMCFUIF guest of the Imperial Theater, HVFTUPGUIF*NQFSJBM5IFBUFS  which is producing the show XIJDIJTQSPEVDJOHUIFTIPX and incurring the costs and BOEJODVSSJOHUIFDPTUTBOE risks. SJTLT "We are building a bridge in a i8FBSFCVJMEJOHBCSJEHFJOB direction that few people go," EJSFDUJPOUIBUGFXQFPQMFHP w O'Brien said. "We feel there are 0#SJFOTBJEi8FGFFMUIFSFBSF great possibilities for us, and HSFBUQPTTJCJMJUJFTGPSVT BOE we are going with a great sense XFBSFHPJOHXJUIBHSFBUTFOTF of honor and obligation. We are PGIPOPSBOEPCMJHBUJPO8FBSF representing Maine, and proud SFQSFTFOUJOH.BJOF BOEQSPVE to do so." UPEPTPw Staff Writer Bob Keyes can be contacted AbOTTE`WbS`0]P9SgSaQO\PSQ]\bOQbSR at 791-6457 or: Ob%'$"#%]`( bkeyes@pressherald. com PYSgSa.^`SaaVS`OZRQ][ Twitter: pphbkeyes BeWbbS`(^^VPYSgSa

(800) 745-3000 &%"#! Tuesday - GWAR, 7:30 p.m., Wilbur BcSaROgÂł5E/@%(!^[EWZPc` Theatre, Boston. $28.50. Ticketmaster.com; BVSOb`S0]ab]\ &#BWQYSb[OabS`Q][) (800) 745-3000 &%"#! March 22Âł2`2]U&^[6]caS]T0ZcSa - Dr. Dog, 8 p.m., House of Blues, ;O`QV Boston. $22.50 to $35. Livenation.com; 0]ab]\ #b]!#:WdS\ObW]\Q][) (800) 745-3000 &%"#! March 23 - Kathy Griffin, 10 p.m., Wilbur ;O`QV !Âł9ObVg5`WTÂż\^[EWZPc` Theatre, Boston. $59.25 to $81.75. BVSOb`S0]ab]\#' #b]&%# Ticketmaster.com; (800) 745-3000 BWQYSb[OabS`Q][)&%"#! March 24 - Martin Sexton, 8 p.m., House of ;O`QV "Âł;O`bW\ASfb]\&^[6]caS]T Blues, Boston. $25 to $35. Livenation.com; 0ZcSa0]ab]\ #b]!#:WdS\ObW]\Q][) (800) 745-3000 &%"#! March 27 - Kasabian, 8 p.m., House of ;O`QV %Âł9OaOPWO\&^[6]caS]T Blues, Boston. $23 to $25. Livenation.com; 0ZcSa0]ab]\ !b] #:WdS\ObW]\Q][) (800) 745-3000 &%"#! March 27 - Delta Spirit, 8 p.m., Paradise ;O`QV %Âł2SZbOA^W`Wb&^[>O`ORWaS Rock Club, Boston. $24.50. Livenation.com; @]QY1ZcP0]ab]\ "#:WdS\ObW]\Q][)

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Staff Writer 4UBGG8SJUFS t's been 10 years since Sarah Hughes skated UTCFFOZFBSTTJODF4BSBI)VHIFTTLBUFE her way from fourth place to a stunning gold IFSXBZGSPNGPVSUIQMBDFUPBTUVOOJOHHPME medal win during the 2002 Winter Olympics. NFEBMXJOEVSJOHUIF8JOUFS0MZNQJDT On Friday, the crowd in Portland will get to 0O'SJEBZ UIFDSPXEJO1PSUMBOEXJMMHFUUP celebrate the anniversary with her when she DFMFCSBUFUIFBOOJWFSTBSZXJUIIFSXIFOTIF joins the cast of Stars on Ice at the Cumberland KPJOTUIFDBTUPG4UBSTPO*DFBUUIF$VNCFSMBOE County Civic Center for a special guest perfor$PVOUZ$JWJD$FOUFSGPSBTQFDJBMHVFTUQFSGPS mance. NBODF The current Stars on Ice tour travels to 10 5IFDVSSFOU4UBSTPO*DFUPVSUSBWFMTUP cities, all of which have hosted sold-out perforDJUJFT BMMPGXIJDIIBWFIPTUFETPMEPVUQFSGPS mances of the show in the past. But only four NBODFTPGUIFTIPXJOUIFQBTU#VUPOMZGPVS feature performances by Hughes. GFBUVSFQFSGPSNBODFTCZ)VHIFT "I'm looking forward to coming back to i*NMPPLJOHGPSXBSEUPDPNJOHCBDLUP Portland," said Hughes, 26, who last visited 1PSUMBOE wTBJE)VHIFT  XIPMBTUWJTJUFE the city in 2005 during the Stars on Ice tour. "It's a beautiUIFDJUZJOEVSJOHUIF4UBSTPO*DFUPVSi*UTBCFBVUJ ful town." GVMUPXOw Hughes will be joined on the ice by fellow Olympians )VHIFTXJMMCFKPJOFEPOUIFJDFCZGFMMPX0MZNQJBOT Sasha Cohen, Ekaterina Gordeeva, Ilia Kulik and Joannie 4BTIB$PIFO &LBUFSJOB(PSEFFWB *MJB,VMJLBOE+PBOOJF Rochette, as well as world and national champions Kurt 3PDIFUUF BTXFMMBTXPSMEBOEOBUJPOBMDIBNQJPOT,VSU Browning, Todd Eldredge, Kyoko Ina, John Zimmerman, #SPXOJOH 5PEE&MESFEHF ,ZPLP*OB +PIO;JNNFSNBO  Ryan Bradley, and Sinead and John Kerr. 3ZBO#SBEMFZ BOE4JOFBEBOE+PIO,FSS "Everyone brings something very different to the show, i&WFSZPOFCSJOHTTPNFUIJOHWFSZEJGGFSFOUUPUIFTIPX  and that's what makes it exciting," Hughes said. BOEUIBUTXIBUNBLFTJUFYDJUJOH w)VHIFTTBJE The show is broken into two acts and features two dozen 5IFTIPXJTCSPLFOJOUPUXPBDUTBOEGFBUVSFTUXPEP[FO performances, including singles, doubles, ice dancing and QFSGPSNBODFT JODMVEJOHTJOHMFT EPVCMFT JDFEBODJOHBOE Bradley's signature backnip. #SBEMFZTTJHOBUVSFCBDLnJQ The theme is "Love 'if Life" with music that ranges from 5IFUIFNFJTi-PWFO-JGFwXJUINVTJDUIBUSBOHFTGSPN "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele and "Love in this Club" by i3PMMJOHJOUIF%FFQwCZ"EFMFBOEi-PWFJOUIJT$MVCwCZ Usher to "The Best is Yet to Come" by Frank Sinatra and 6TIFSUPi5IF#FTUJT:FUUP$PNFwCZ'SBOL4JOBUSBBOE "Love Will Keep Us Together" by Captain & Tennille. i-PWF8JMM,FFQ6T5PHFUIFSwCZ$BQUBJO5FOOJMMF For her part, Hughes will skate to "What I Did for Love" 'PSIFSQBSU )VHIFTXJMMTLBUFUPi8IBU*%JEGPS-PWFw from the Broadway musical "A Chorus Line." GSPNUIF#SPBEXBZNVTJDBMi"$IPSVT-JOFw "I wanted to do something special for the 10th annii*XBOUFEUPEPTPNFUIJOHTQFDJBMGPSUIFUIBOOJ versary of the Salt Lake Olympics," Hughes said. "It's a WFSTBSZPGUIF4BMU-BLF0MZNQJDT w)VHIFTTBJEi*UTB beautiful song about all the things we do for what we love. CFBVUJGVMTPOHBCPVUBMMUIFUIJOHTXFEPGPSXIBUXFMPWF Whether we win or lose, make it or don't - no regrets. It's a 8IFUIFSXFXJOPSMPTF NBLFJUPSEPOUoOPSFHSFUT*UTB

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TRVBSFTJOSBOEPNPSEFS JOTUFBEPGXIFSF squares in random order, instead of where they're usually placed. Sounds simple, but UIFZSFVTVBMMZQMBDFE4PVOETTJNQMF CVU Lieber says it makes the game so much -JFCFSTBZTJUNBLFTUIFHBNFTPNVDI less predictable. MFTTQSFEJDUBCMF -JFCFSTBZTUIBUQFPQMFXIPQMBZBMPUPG Lieber says that people who play a lot of chess and read a lot of chess books know a DIFTTBOESFBEBMPUPGDIFTTCPPLTLOPXB lot of the moves they'll make beforehand. MPUPGUIFNPWFTUIFZMMNBLFCFGPSFIBOE And when they're presented with certain "OEXIFOUIFZSFQSFTFOUFEXJUIDFSUBJO scenarios, they know exactly what moves TDFOBSJPT UIFZLOPXFYBDUMZXIBUNPWFT will work. XJMMXPSL But by adding some randomness, the #VUCZBEEJOHTPNFSBOEPNOFTT UIF books go out the window. CPPLTHPPVUUIFXJOEPX Even the great chess champ Bobby &WFOUIFHSFBUDIFTTDIBNQ#PCCZ Fischer promoted "random variants" of 'JTDIFSQSPNPUFEiSBOEPNWBSJBOUTwPG chess late in his life, saying that chess had DIFTTMBUFJOIJTMJGF TBZJOHUIBUDIFTTIBE become too much about memorization CFDPNFUPPNVDIBCPVUNFNPSJ[BUJPO and not enough about ability and underBOEOPUFOPVHIBCPVUBCJMJUZBOEVOEFS standing the game. TUBOEJOHUIFHBNF And keeping with the random "OELFFQJOHXJUIUIFSBOEPN theme, the transcendental chess UIFNF UIFUSBOTDFOEFOUBMDIFTT event is being held on St. Patrick's FWFOUJTCFJOHIFMEPO4U1BUSJDLT Day, serving as an alternative %BZ TFSWJOHBTBOBMUFSOBUJWF to the drinking and merriment UPUIFESJOLJOHBOENFSSJNFOU that will be happening in most UIBUXJMMCFIBQQFOJOHJONPTU other public spaces. Tea will be PUIFSQVCMJDTQBDFT5FBXJMMCF served for free, but the bar will TFSWFEGPSGSFF CVUUIFCBSXJMM be open at Space for those who CFPQFOBU4QBDFGPSUIPTFXIP want a different drink. XBOUBEJGGFSFOUESJOL Lieber is also asking that -JFCFSJTBMTPBTLJOHUIBU people who have chess sets QFPQMFXIPIBWFDIFTTTFUT bring them, as he doesn't know CSJOHUIFN BTIFEPFTOULOPX how many players might show IPXNBOZQMBZFSTNJHIUTIPX up. VQ "We just want people to come out i8FKVTUXBOUQFPQMFUPDPNFPVU and explore this type of chess," he BOEFYQMPSFUIJTUZQFPGDIFTT wIF said. TBJE And you don't have to make a reserva"OEZPVEPOUIBWFUPNBLFBSFTFSWB tion or let anyone know you're coming. UJPOPSMFUBOZPOFLOPXZPVSFDPNJOH Just show up if you can. +VTUTIPXVQJGZPVDBO It's more random that way *UTNPSFSBOEPNUIBUXBZ Staff Writer Ray Routhier can be AbOTTE`WbS`@Og@]cbVWS`QO\PS contacted at 791-6454 or at: Q]\bOQbSROb%'$"#"]`Ob( rrouthier@pressherald. com ``]cbVWS`.^`SaaVS`OZRQ][ Twitter: @RayRouthier BeWbbS`(.@Og@]cbVWS`


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longfellowbooks.com. 7 p.m. LONGFELLOWBOOKSCOMPM Nicholson Baker, author of "Double Fold," .ICHOLSON"AKER AUTHOROFh$OUBLE&OLD v Maine Historical Society, Portland. 774-1822. -AINE(ISTORICAL3OCIETY 0ORTLAND  7 p.m. PM *USTIN4USSING 6ISITING7RITERS3ERIES 5NIVERSITY Justin Tussing, Visiting Writers Series, University of Maine (Olsen Student Center), Farmington. OF-AINE/LSEN3TUDENT#ENTER &ARMINGTON Free. 778-7346. 7:30 p.m. &REE PM Joyce Stoddard Adrian, author of "Now I've Seen *OYCE3TODDARD!DRIAN AUTHOROFh.OW)VE3EEN Everything: Growing Up in Maine in the 1940s %VERYTHING'ROWING5PIN-AINEINTHES and 1950s," Cumberland Historical Society, ANDS v#UMBERLAND(ISTORICAL3OCIETY Cumberland Center. Free/donation. 829-4423. #UMBERLAND#ENTER&REEDONATION  7 p.m. PM

TODAY 4/$!9 Labyrinth Walk, benefits the Center for Grieving ,ABYRINTH7ALK BENElTSTHE#ENTERFOR'RIEVING #HILDREN 4RINITY%PISCOPAL#HURCH 0ORTLAND&REE Children, Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland. Free/ donation. 772-7421. 4 to 7:30 p.m. DONATION TOPM Friends of Walker Memorial Library Book Sale, &RIENDSOF7ALKER-EMORIAL,IBRARY"OOK3ALE Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook. 854-0630. 7ALKER-EMORIAL,IBRARY 7ESTBROOK  AMTOPMTODAYAMTOPM&RIDAY 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. AMTOPM3ATURDAY FRIDAY &2)$!9 Rock Around-the-World Fundraiser, dances from 2OCK!ROUND THE 7ORLD&UNDRAISER DANCESFROM many cultures, international hors d'oeuvres, raffle MANYCULTURES INTERNATIONALHORSDOEUVRES RAFmE and silent auction; benefits Portland's Multilingual ANDSILENTAUCTIONBENElTS0ORTLANDS-ULTILINGUAL Summer Program; Italian Heritage Center, 3UMMER0ROGRAM)TALIAN(ERITAGE#ENTER Portland. $25 in advance; $30 day of event. 0ORTLANDINADVANCEDAYOFEVENT 874-8135. 7 to 11 p.m.  TOPM SATURDAY 3!452$!9 L/A Arts Fundraiser Reception and "Piano Men" ,!!RTS&UNDRAISER2ECEPTIONANDh0IANO-ENv Performance, music of Elton John and Billy Joel, 0ERFORMANCE MUSICOF%LTON*OHNAND"ILLY*OEL Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $35; &RANCO!MERICAN(ERITAGE#ENTER ,EWISTON $25 performance only, laarts.org. Reception at PERFORMANCEONLYLAARTSORG2ECEPTIONAT 6 p.m., performance at 7:30 p.m. PM PERFORMANCEATPM "Shamrocks and Shenanigans," spring dance, h3HAMROCKSAND3HENANIGANS vSPRINGDANCE dinner, live auction and music by Bob Charest DINNER LIVEAUCTIONANDMUSICBY"OB#HAREST Band; benefits St. Mary's Regional Medical "ANDBENElTS3T-ARYS2EGIONAL-EDICAL Center cancer program; Martindale Country Club, #ENTERCANCERPROGRAM-ARTINDALE#OUNTRY#LUB Auburn. $80 to $100. 755-3366. 6 p.m. !UBURNTO PM Humorist Tim (UMORIST4IM Sample, benefits 3AMPLE BENElTS Friends of Maine's &RIENDSOF-AINES Mountains, -OUNTAINS Harraseeket Inn, (ARRASEEKET)NN Freeport. $30. 628&REEPORT 2070.7p.m. PM Maine Maritime -AINE-ARITIME Academy "A Night !CADEMYh!.IGHT By the Bay" Benefit, "YTHE"AYv"ENElT dinner, silent auction DINNER SILENTAUCTION and music by Motor ANDMUSICBY-OTOR Booty Affair, Marriott "OOTY!FFAIR -ARRIOTT at Sable Oaks South AT3ABLE/AKS 3OUTH Tim Sample, ' BW[AO[^ZS 0ORTLAND Saturday in Portland. $80; $600 AObc`ROgW\ FORTABLEOFEIGHT Freeport for table of eight. 4`SS^]`b rL M rU " 326-2470. 6 p.m.  PM Organ Recital with Sean Fleming, benefits St. /RGAN2ECITALWITH3EAN&LEMING BENElTS3T John's outreach program, St. John Baptist Church, *OHNSOUTREACHPROGRAM 3T*OHN"APTIST#HURCH Thomaston. $12/donation. 354-8734. 4 p.m. 4HOMASTONDONATION PM "Perform for a Cure," variety show featuring h0ERFORMFORA#URE vVARIETYSHOWFEATURING children from the Greater Portland area; benefits CHILDRENFROMTHE'REATER0ORTLANDAREABENElTS American Cancer Society/Relay for Life; South !MERICAN#ANCER3OCIETY2ELAYFOR,IFE3OUTH Portland Auditorium. $12; $10 for students and 0ORTLAND!UDITORIUMFORSTUDENTSAND seniors, performforacure.org. 2:30 p.m. SENIORSPERFORMFORACUREORGPM Lasagna Dinner and Dessert Auction, benefits ,ASAGNA$INNERAND$ESSERT!UCTION BENElTS EPIC youth group, Christchurch, Portland. Dinner %0)#YOUTHGROUP #HRISTCHURCH 0ORTLAND$INNER free if you buy dessert. 775-1900. 6 p.m. FREEIFYOUBUYDESSERT PM Home and Garden Show, 60 vendors, (OMEAND'ARDEN3HOW VENDORS demonstrations, workshops and more; benefits DEMONSTRATIONS WORKSHOPSANDMOREBENElTS Strong Kids Campaign; Central Lincoln County 3TRONG+IDS#AMPAIGN#ENTRAL,INCOLN#OUNTY YMCA, Damariscotta. $5; free for children under 9-#! $AMARISCOTTAFREEFORCHILDRENUNDER 12. 563-3477. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.  AMTOPM3ATURDAYAM to 3 p.m. Sunday. TOPM3UNDAY

Singer-songwriter AW\US`a]\Ue`WbS` Gordon Bok is joined 5]`R]\0]YWaX]W\SR by lobstermen Frank PgZ]PabS`[S\4`O\Y Gotswals and Stefanie 5]baeOZaO\RAbSTO\WS Alley and humorist /ZZSgO\RVc[]`Wab Kendall Morse for 9S\ROZZ;]`aST]` "Voices of the Sea: µD]WQSa]TbVSASO( Poetry and Music of >]Sb`gO\R;caWQ]T Working Fishermen" E]`YW\U4WaVS`[S\¶ today at DiMillo's b]ROgOb2W;WZZ]¸a Floating Restaurant in 4Z]ObW\U@SabOc`O\bW\ Portland. >]`bZO\R Folk Music Society 4]ZY;caWQA]QWSbg of Huntington ]T6c\bW\Ub]\

MARCH 22 -!2#( Second Annual Cupcake War, benefits Maine 3ECOND!NNUAL#UPCAKE7AR BENElTS-AINE Alzheimer's Association, Sedgewood Commons, !LZHEIMERS!SSOCIATION 3EDGEWOOD#OMMONS Falmouth. $15 per entry. 781-5775, Ext. 227. &ALMOUTHPERENTRY  %XT Set-up at 10 a.m., judging at 11:30 a.m., winners 3ET UPATAM JUDGINGATAM WINNERS announced at 2 p.m. ANNOUNCEDATPM

FAIRS/FESTIVALS N&!)23&%34)6!,3 Bath Blarney Days, St. Patrick's festival with "ATH"LARNEY$AYS 3T0ATRICKSFESTIVALWITH live music, Irish films, Midnight Madness Sale, LIVEMUSIC )RISHlLMS -IDNIGHT-ADNESS3ALE "Shamrock Sprint," parade and more, downtown h3HAMROCK3PRINT vPARADEANDMORE DOWNTOWN Bath. Schedule at visitbath.com/events/bath"ATH3CHEDULEATVISITBATHCOMEVENTSBATH blarney-days-2012. Various times today to Sunday. BLARNEY DAYS 6ARIOUSTIMESTODAYTO3UNDAY

SPECIAL EVENTS N30%#)!,%6%.43 TODAY 4/$!9 Voices of the Sea: Poetry and Music of Working 6OICESOFTHE3EA0OETRYAND-USICOF7ORKING Fishermen, with musician Gordon Bok, &ISHERMEN WITHMUSICIAN'ORDON"OK lobstermen Frank Gotswals and Stefanie Alley, LOBSTERMEN&RANK'OTSWALSAND3TEFANIE!LLEY and humorist Kendall Morse; DiMillo's Floating ANDHUMORIST+ENDALL-ORSE$I-ILLOS&LOATING Restaurant, Portland. $7; $5 for Maine Maritime 2ESTAURANT 0ORTLANDFOR-AINE-ARITIME Museum members, mainemaritimemuseum.org. -USEUMMEMBERSMAINEMARITIMEMUSEUMORG 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. TOPM FRIDAY &2)$!9 "Stars on Ice," ice-skating show with Olympic, h3TARSON)CE vICE SKATINGSHOWWITH/LYMPIC world and national champions, Cumberland WORLDANDNATIONALCHAMPIONS #UMBERLAND County Civic Center, Portland. $25 to $125; #OUNTY#IVIC#ENTER 0ORTLANDTO discounts for seniors and children. 775-3458. DISCOUNTSFORSENIORSANDCHILDREN  7:30 p.m. PM Maine Boatbuilders Show, custom fiberglass -AINE"OATBUILDERS3HOW CUSTOMlBERGLASS and wooden boats, Portland Company Complex. ANDWOODENBOATS 0ORTLAND#OMPANY#OMPLEX $15; $25 for two days; $40 for three days. FORTWODAYSFORTHREEDAYS portlandcompany.com/boatShow. 10 a.m. to PORTLANDCOMPANYCOMBOAT3HOWAMTO 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. PM&RIDAYAND3ATURDAYAMTOPM Sunday. 3UNDAY

SUNDAY 35.$!9 "Swing into Spring," concert by Bonny Eagle h3WINGINTO3PRING vCONCERTBY"ONNY%AGLE Jazz Combo, Saco River Jazz Ensemble and Opus *AZZ#OMBO 3ACO2IVER*AZZ%NSEMBLEAND/PUS One Big Band; benefits Bonny Eagle High School /NE"IG"ANDBENElTS"ONNY%AGLE(IGH3CHOOL SATURDAY music program; Roost Function Hall, Buxton. $10; 3!452$!9 MUSICPROGRAM2OOST&UNCTION(ALL "UXTON St. Patrick's Day Parade, Commercial Street, $5 for ages 10 to 18; free for children under 10. 3T0ATRICKS$AY0ARADE #OMMERCIAL3TREET FORAGESTOFREEFORCHILDRENUNDER Portland. Free, irishofmaine.org. 10:30 a.m. 229-3003. 6 to 8:30 p.m. 0ORTLAND&REEIRISHOFMAINEORGAM  TOPM St. Patricks's Day Concert and Supper, with 3T0ATRICKSS$AY#ONCERTAND3UPPER WITH vocalists Danielle Mills, David O'Brien, Schuyler WEDNESDAY VOCALISTS$ANIELLE-ILLS $AVID/"RIEN 3CHUYLER 7%$.%3$!9 and Owen White, Christ Church, Kennebunk. Gourmet Gala for Gary's House, with comedian AND/WEN7HITE #HRIST#HURCH +ENNEBUNK 'OURMET'ALAFOR'ARYS(OUSE WITHCOMEDIAN Supper: $10; $7 for seniors and children; concert Joe Ricchio, Paper Street Jazz Band, and live and 3UPPERFORSENIORSANDCHILDRENCONCERT *OE2ICCHIO 0APER3TREET*AZZ"AND ANDLIVEAND and dinner: $15; $10 for children. silent auctions, Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. ANDDINNERFORCHILDREN SILENTAUCTIONS (OLIDAY)NNBYTHE"AY 0ORTLAND christchurchkennebunk.org. 4 p.m. $40. 879-3605. 6 p.m. CHRISTCHURCHKENNEBUNKORGPM  PM

Personal Tour of Froggy's Sap Shack, Froggy's Sap 0ERSONAL4OUROF&ROGGYS3AP3HACK &ROGGYS3AP Shack, Union. $25; $40 per family, grlt.org. 3HACK 5NIONPERFAMILYGRLTORG 2 p.m. PM

FRIDAY &2)$!9 Live in HD, author Joan Didion discusses ,IVEIN($ AUTHOR*OAN$IDIONDISCUSSES "Blue Nights" from Montgomery Auditorium in h"LUE.IGHTSvFROM-ONTGOMERY!UDITORIUMIN Philadelphia, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $10. 0HILADELPHIA ,INCOLN4HEATER $AMARISCOTTA lcct.org. Noon. LCCTORG.OON "Lowry's Lodge," monthly reading series with h,OWRYS,ODGE vMONTHLYREADINGSERIESWITH poets Duff Plunkett and Nancy Henry, Acorn POETS$UFF0LUNKETTAND.ANCY(ENRY !CORN Studios, Westbrook. $5/donation. acorn3TUDIOS 7ESTBROOKDONATIONACORN productions.org. 7 p.m. PRODUCTIONSORGPM "Glorious Slow Going," book launch by h'LORIOUS3LOW'OING vBOOKLAUNCHBY writer Elizabeth Peavey and artist Marguerite WRITER%LIZABETH0EAVEYANDARTIST-ARGUERITE Robichaux, Portland Museum of Art. Free. 2OBICHAUX 0ORTLAND-USEUMOF!RT&REE portlandmuseum.org. 5 to 8 p.m. PORTLANDMUSEUMORGTOPM Harrison Thorp, author of "Freak the News: (ARRISON4HORP AUTHOROFh&REAKTHE.EWS Journalistic High Jinks in a Small MaineTown," *OURNALISTIC(IGH*INKSINA3MALL-AINE4OWN v Portland Public Library, portlandlibrary.com. 0ORTLAND0UBLIC,IBRARYPORTLANDLIBRARYCOM Noon. .OON

SUNDAY 35.$!9 Chris Van Dusen, author of "Randy Riley's Really #HRIS6AN$USEN AUTHOROFh2ANDY2ILEYS2EALLY Big Hit," and MattTavares, author of "There Goes "IG(IT vAND-ATT4AVARES AUTHOROFh4HERE'OES SUNDAY 35.$!9 Ted Williams," University of Southern Maine 4ED7ILLIAMS v5NIVERSITYOF3OUTHERN-AINE Harlem Globetrotters, Cumberland County Civic (ARLEM'LOBETROTTERS #UMBERLAND#OUNTY#IVIC (bookstore), Portland, usm.maine.edu. 2 p.m. Center, Portland. $32 to $87.80. ticketmaster.com. BOOKSTORE 0ORTLANDUSMMAINEEDUPM #ENTER 0ORTLANDTOTICKETMASTERCOM 2 p.m. PM WEDNESDAY 7%$.%3$!9 Freeport Poet Ken Nye, author of "From the &REEPORT0OET+EN.YE AUTHOROFh&ROMTHE MONDAY -/.$!9 Heart" and "Searching for Spring," People Plus, (EARTvANDh3EARCHINGFOR3PRING v0EOPLE0LUS Harlem Globetrotters, Bangor Auditorium. (ARLEM'LOBETROTTERS "ANGOR!UDITORIUM Brunswick. 729-0757. 2 p.m. "RUNSWICK PM $32.40 to $60.20. ticketmaster.com. 7 p.m. TOTICKETMASTERCOMPM Screening of Lecture by Edmund Morris, 3CREENINGOF,ECTUREBY%DMUND-ORRIS Seanachie Nights: Spoken Word and Music, 3EANACHIE.IGHTS3POKEN7ORDAND-USIC Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award author 0ULITZER0RIZEAND.ATIONAL"OOK!WARDAUTHOR Cambridge, England, storyteller Marion Leeper #AMBRIDGE %NGLAND STORYTELLER-ARION,EEPER of "Colonel Roosevelt," recorded at Free Library OFh#OLONEL2OOSEVELT vRECORDEDAT&REE,IBRARY tells "The Kitchen Kat," Bull Feeney's, Portland. TELLSh4HE+ITCHEN+AT v"ULL&EENEYS 0ORTLAND in Philadelphia; Leura Hill Eastman Performing IN0HILADELPHIA,EURA(ILL%ASTMAN0ERFORMING $9/donation. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. DONATION TOPM Arts Center, Fryeburg. $10; $7 for seniors; $5 for !RTS#ENTER &RYEBURGFORSENIORSFOR students, fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. STUDENTSFRYEBURGACADEMYORGPACPM

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"The Red Baron," (2008; Rated PG-13), Leura Hill h4HE2ED"ARON v2ATED0'  ,EURA(ILL Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $8; $4 %ASTMAN0ERFORMING!RTS#ENTER &RYEBURG for students, fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m. FORSTUDENTSFRYEBURGACADEMYORGPACPM today. TODAY Maine Jewish Film Festival, independent -AINE*EWISH&ILM&ESTIVAL INDEPENDENT documentaries, feature films and shorts, DOCUMENTARIES FEATURElLMSANDSHORTS Nickelodeon Cinemas, Portland. Schedule at .ICKELODEON#INEMAS 0ORTLAND3CHEDULEAT mjff.org. Saturday to March 24. MJFFORG3ATURDAYTO-ARCH "The Sword in the Stone" (1963, Rated G), h4HE3WORDINTHE3TONEv 2ATED' animated family film, York Public Library. Free. ANIMATEDFAMILYlLM 9ORK0UBLIC,IBRARY&REE 363-2818. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.  PM3ATURDAY Global Lens International Films Series, Bates 'LOBAL,ENS)NTERNATIONAL&ILMS3ERIES "ATES College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free. 786#OLLEGE/LIN!RTS#ENTER ,EWISTON&REE 6158. "Street Days" (2010, Georgia), 7 p.m. h3TREET$AYSv 'EORGIA PM Monday; "The White Meadows" (2009, Iran), -ONDAYh4HE7HITE-EADOWSv )RAN 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through April 2. PM7EDNESDAY4HROUGH!PRIL "Food Matters," (2008), documentary, Louis h&OOD-ATTERS v DOCUMENTARY ,OUIS T. Graves Library, Kennebunkport. Free. 4'RAVES,IBRARY +ENNEBUNKPORT&REE graveslibrary.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday. GRAVESLIBRARYORGPM4UESDAY "The Road Back," powerful film created by teens, h4HE2OAD"ACK vPOWERFULlLMCREATEDBYTEENS Husson University (GracieTheatre), Bangor. Free; (USSON5NIVERSITY'RACIE4HEATRE "ANGOR&REE reservations required, acadiatheroadback.org. RESERVATIONSREQUIREDACADIATHEROADBACKORG 7 p.m. Wednesday. PM7EDNESDAY

BOOKS/AUTHORS N"//+3!54(/23 TODAY 4/$!9 Leslie Daniels, book release of "Cleaning ,ESLIE$ANIELS BOOKRELEASEOFh#LEANING Nabokov's House," Longfellow Books, Portland. .ABOKOVS(OUSE v,ONGFELLOW"OOKS 0ORTLAND

PRO SPORTS N02/30/243 Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the Phoenix 0ORTLAND0IRATES !(,AFlLIATEOFTHE0HOENIX Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, #OYOTES #UMBERLAND#OUNTY#IVIC#ENTER Portland. $12 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. 0ORTLANDTOPORTLANDPIRATESCOM6S Bridgeport, 7 p.m. Saturday. "RIDGEPORT PM3ATURDAY Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League -AINE2ED#LAWS ."!$EVELOPMENT,EAGUE affiliate of the Celtics, Bobcats and 76ers, AFlLIATEOFTHE#ELTICS "OBCATSANDERS Portland Exposition Building. $6 to $30. 2100ORTLAND%XPOSITION"UILDINGTO 6655. nba.com/dleague.Vs.Austin, 7 p.m. NBACOMDLEAGUE6S!USTIN PM Friday; 1 p.m. Sunday. &RIDAYPM3UNDAY

PARTICIPANT DANCE N0!24)#)0!.4$!.#% Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin' DJs, 3WING$ANCE MUSICBY-AINE3WINGIN$*S Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth. $8. 6537ESCUSTOGO(ALL .ORTH9ARMOUTH 5012. Lesson at 7 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Friday. ,ESSONATPM DANCEATPM&RIDAY West Coast Swing Lesson and Dance, ballroom, 7EST#OAST3WING,ESSONAND$ANCE BALLROOM Latin and swing dancing, Avant Dance & Event ,ATINANDSWINGDANCING !VANT$ANCE%VENT Center, Westbrook. $12. avantmaine.com. #ENTER 7ESTBROOKAVANTMAINECOM Lessons at 7:15 p.m., dance 8 to 10:30 p.m. ,ESSONSATPM DANCETOPM Friday. &RIDAY Bath Family Dance, live fiddle music and dance "ATH&AMILY$ANCE LIVElDDLEMUSICANDDANCE lessons, Bath Dance Works. $3; $12 per family. LESSONS "ATH$ANCE7ORKSPERFAMILY 522-3900. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.  TOPM&RIDAY International Folk Dance, traditional music )NTERNATIONAL&OLK$ANCE TRADITIONALMUSIC and dance from the Balkans, Israel, France and ANDDANCEFROMTHE"ALKANS )SRAEL &RANCEAND Greece, Mallett Hall, Pownal. $5. 688-2293. 'REECE -ALLETT(ALL 0OWNAL  Family dance at 5:30 p.m., folk dance at 7 p.m. &AMILYDANCEATPM FOLKDANCEATPM Sunday. 3UNDAY


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"THE IRON LADY" (PG-13) (1:45) Stars Meryl Streep, ÂľB637@=<:/2GÂś>5!("#AbO`a;S`gZAb`SS^ Jim Broadbent and Richard E. Grant. Directed by Phyl8W[0`]ORPS\bO\R@WQVO`R35`O\b2W`SQbSRPg>VgZ lida Lloyd. A look at the life of Margaret Thatcher, the ZWRO:Z]gR/Z]]YObbVSZWTS]T;O`UO`SbBVObQVS`bVS former prime minister of the United Kingdom, with a T]`[S`^`W[S[W\WabS`]TbVSC\WbSR9W\UR][eWbVO focus on the price she paid for power. T]Qca]\bVS^`WQSaVS^OWRT]`^]eS` Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Fri-Sun 1:30, AV]eW\UOb(3dS\W\UabO`0`c\aeWQY4`WAc\(! 4, 6:30, 8:30 Mon-Wed 1:30,4, 6:30; Cinemagic West"$(!&(!;]\ESR(!"$(!)1W\S[OUWQESab brook Today 2:20,4:40, 7:10 Fri-Wed 11:50, 9:40 P`]]YB]ROg ( "("%(4`WESR(#'(" "JOHN CARTER" (PG-13) (2:12) Stars Taylor Kitsch, Âľ8=6<1/@B3@Âś>5! ( AbO`aBOgZ]`9WbaQV Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe and Samantha Morton. :g\\1]ZZW\aEWZZS[2OT]SO\RAO[O\bVO;]`b]\ Directed by Andrew Stanton. Transplanted to Mars, a 2W`SQbSRPg/\R`SeAbO\b]\B`O\a^ZO\bSRb];O`aO Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12- 1WdWZEO`dSbRWaQ]dS`aOZcaV^ZO\SbW\VOPWbSRPg foot-tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these T]]bbOZZPO`PO`WO\a4W\RW\UVW[aSZTO^`Wa]\S`]TbVSaS creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess Q`SObc`SaVSSaQO^Sa]\Zgb]S\Q]c\bS`O^`W\QSaa who is in desperate need of a savior. eV]WaW\RSa^S`ObS\SSR]TOaOdW]` Showing at: Nickelodeon Today-Wed 1,3:50, 6:40, AV]eW\UOb(<WQYSZ]RS]\B]ROgESR!(#$(" 9:30; Windham 5 Star Today 4, 6:45 Fri 4, 6:45, 9:30 '(!)EW\RVO[#AbO`B]ROg"$("#4`W"$("#'(! Sat 1:05,4, 6:45, 9:30 Sun 1:05, 4, 6:45 Mon-Tues 4, AOb(#"$("#'(!Ac\(#"$("#;]\BcSa" 6:45 Wed 1:05, 4, 6:45; Nordica (Freeport) Today-Wed $("#ESR(#"$("#)<]`RWQO4`SS^]`bB]ROgESR (all 3D) 1, 3:45, 6:50, 9:40; Brunswick 10 Today 1 (3D), OZZ!2!("#$(#'(")0`c\aeWQYB]ROg!2 1:30, 4 (3D), 7 (3D), 7:20,'( 9:20!24`W!2( (3D) Fri 1 (3D), 1:25, 4 (!"!2%!2%( #" (3D), 6:50, 7:10 (3D), 9:20!2AOb!2( (3D) Sat 1 (3D), 1:25, 4 (3D), !2$(#%(!2'( #"!2 6:50, 7:10 (3D) Sun 1 (3D), 1:25,4 (3D), 6:50, 7:10 (3D), $(#%(!2Ac\!2( #"!2$(#%(!2 9:20 (3D) Mon-Tues 1 (3D), 1:25,4 (3D), 6:50, 7:10 (3D) '( !2;]\BcSa!2( #"!2$(#%(!2 Wed 1 (3D), 1:25,4 (3D), 6:50, 7:10 (3D); Falmouth ESR!2( #"!2$(#%(!2)4OZ[]cbV 10 Today 3:40,4:10,7:10; Cinemagic Grand (South B]ROg!(""(%()1W\S[OUWQ5`O\RA]cbV Portland) Today (all 3D) 1, 4, 6:40, 9:45 Fri-Wed (all >]`bZO\RB]ROgOZZ!2"$("'("#4`WESROZZ 3D) 1, 4, 6:50, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 12:30,1 !2"$(#'("#)1W\S[OUWQAOQ]B]ROgESR (! (IMAX), 3:30,4 (IMAX), 6:45, 7 (IMAX), 9:45,10 (IMAX); 7;/F!(!"7;/F$("#%7;/F'("#7;/F) Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:50,12:10 (3D), 1W\S[OUWQESabP`]]YB]ROgESR(# (!2 3:20, 3:30 (3D), 6:45, 7 (3D), 9:40, 9:50 (3D) !( !(!!2$("#%!2'("'(#!2

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Continued from Page E22 :fek`el\[]ifd>OUS3 Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: "Monhegan Island Year %LIZABETH-OSS'ALLERY &ALMOUTHh-ONHEGAN)SLAND9EAR !ROUNDvBY!LISON(ILLANDh3TILL,IFE 2EVISITEDvBY"RITA Around" by Alison Hill and "Still Life, Revisited" by Brita Holmquist, Margaret Ryan and Margareta McDonald, (OLMQUIST -ARGARET2YANAND-ARGARETA-C$ONALD through April 7. elizabethmossgalleries.com THROUGH!PRILELIZABETHMOSSGALLERIESCOM 2OYAL"EAN 9ARMOUTH!RTISANSCOLLECTIVEMIXED MEDIA Royal Bean, Yarmouth: Artisans collective mixed-media show, through March 30. 846-7967. SHOW THROUGH-ARCH  Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Painting in 9ARMOUTH&RAME3HOPAND'ALLERYh0AINTINGIN Normandy and Beyond," six-woman show, through .ORMANDYAND"EYOND vSIX WOMANSHOW THROUGH March 30. 846-7777. -ARCH  Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: "Viewpoints," new 4HOS-OSER3HOWROOM &REEPORTh6IEWPOINTS vNEW work by painters Eric Hopkins, James Mullen and Colin WORKBYPAINTERS%RIC(OPKINS *AMES-ULLENAND#OLIN Page, through May 1. 865-4519. 0AGE THROUGH-AY  Gallery Framing, Brunswick: Debra Arter: "Layers of 'ALLERY&RAMING "RUNSWICK$EBRA!RTERh,AYERSOF Meaning," mixed-media work, through March 29. 729-EANING vMIXED MEDIAWORK THROUGH-ARCH 9108.  Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick: "Little House Meets ,ITTLE$OG#OFFEE3HOP "RUNSWICKh,ITTLE(OUSE-EETS Little Dog," paintings by Melissa Capuano, through March ,ITTLE$OG vPAINTINGSBY-ELISSA#APUANO THROUGH-ARCH 30. spindleworks.org SPINDLEWORKSORG Markings Gallery, Bath: New work by Obie Buell, Susie -ARKINGS'ALLERY "ATH.EWWORKBY/BIE"UELL 3USIE Stevenson, Susan Mutton and Annette Kearney, through 3TEVENSON 3USAN(UTTONAND!NNETTE+EARNEY THROUGH March 30. markingsgallery.com -ARCHMARKINGSGALLERYCOM Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath: "Springtime #HOCOLATE#HURCH!RTS#ENTER "ATHh3PRINGTIME Floriade," multi-disciplinary exhibit, through April 20. &LORIADE vMULTI DISCIPLINARYEXHIBIT THROUGH!PRIL chocolatechurcharts.org CHOCOLATECHURCHARTSORG Topsham Public Library (Crooker Gallery): "Assembly 4OPSHAM0UBLIC,IBRARY#ROOKER'ALLERY h!SSEMBLY Line," work by Barbara Bean, Maureen Block, ,INE vWORKBY"ARBARA"EAN -AUREEN"LOCK Terry Grasse and Ann Slocum, through March 27. 4ERRY'RASSEAND!NN3LOCUM THROUGH-ARCH topshamlibrary.org TOPSHAMLIBRARYORG Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: "The Art of the Needle," -AINE&IBERARTS 4OPSHAMh4HE!RTOFTHE.EEDLE v needlepoint tapestries by J i l l Vendituoli, through April 23. NEEDLEPOINTTAPESTRIESBY*ILL6ENDITUOLI THROUGH!PRIL mainefiberarts.org MAINElBERARTSORG University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), 5NIVERSITYOF3OUTHERN-AINE!TRIUM!RT'ALLERY Lewiston: "The Inspired Hand 5," juried artwork by ,EWISTONh4HE)NSPIRED(AND vJURIEDARTWORKBY Maine Crafts Association, through Friday, usm.maine.edu/ -AINE#RAFTS!SSOCIATION THROUGH&RIDAYUSMMAINEEDU atriumgallery ATRIUMGALLERY Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell: Altered book exhibition (UBBARD&REE,IBRARY (ALLOWELL!LTEREDBOOKEXHIBITION from Margo Ogden's workshop, through March 28. FROM-ARGO/GDENSWORKSHOP THROUGH-ARCH harlowgallery.org HARLOWGALLERYORG Engine, Biddeford Arts: "MERC: Mainers Recycling %NGINE "IDDEFORD!RTSh-%2#-AINERS2ECYCLING Cardboard," through March 30. feedtheengine.org #ARDBOARD vTHROUGH-ARCHFEEDTHEENGINEORG University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: 5NIVERSITYOF.EW%NGLAND#AMPUS#ENTER "IDDEFORD "Another Part of Me," staff and faculty exhibit, through h!NOTHER0ARTOF-E vSTAFFANDFACULTYEXHIBIT THROUGH April 2. une.edu !PRILUNEEDU Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace &RYEBURG!CADEMY0ALMINA&AND3TEPHEN30ACE Galleries of Art): "Singular: Ten Artists' Portraits of 'ALLERIESOF!RT h3INGULAR4EN!RTISTS0ORTRAITSOF Objects," through Sunday. 935-9232. /BJECTS vTHROUGH3UNDAY  River Tree Arts, Kennebunk: "Charles Gatewood's Wall 2IVER4REE!RTS +ENNEBUNKh#HARLES'ATEWOODS7ALL Street," rare vintage and contemporary photographs of the 3TREET vRAREVINTAGEANDCONTEMPORARYPHOTOGRAPHSOFTHE 1970s, through Saturday. 967-9120. S THROUGH3ATURDAY  Red Door Pottery Studio, Kittery: "Focus on India," 2ED$OOR0OTTERY3TUDIO +ITTERYh&OCUSON)NDIA v photos by New Hampshire craftsman Lawrence Elbroch, PHOTOSBY.EW(AMPSHIRECRAFTSMAN,AWRENCE%LBROCH through March 31. 439-5671. THROUGH-ARCH  University of Maine (Hutchinson Center), Belfast: 5NIVERSITYOF-AINE(UTCHINSON#ENTER "ELFAST Selections from the Elmer Montgomery collection and 3ELECTIONSFROMTHE%LMER-ONTGOMERYCOLLECTIONAND "The Atlantic Fisherman," Penobscot Marine Museum h4HE!TLANTIC&ISHERMAN v0ENOBSCOT-ARINE-USEUM traveling exhibition, through April 30. penobscotmarine TRAVELINGEXHIBITION THROUGH!PRILPENOBSCOTMARINE museum.org MUSEUMORG Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: "44N 69W: Radius Belfast," !ARHUS'ALLERY "ELFASTh.72ADIUS"ELFAST v fourth annual show, through April 1. aarhusgallery.com FOURTHANNUALSHOW THROUGH!PRILAARHUSGALLERYCOM Waterfall Arts, Belfast: "Painters, Players and Poets," 7ATERFALL!RTS "ELFASTh0AINTERS 0LAYERSAND0OETS v

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Rose Contemporary in Portland shows @]aS1]\bS[^]`O`gW\>]`bZO\RaV]ea works by members of Peregrine Press e]`YaPg[S[PS`a]T>S`SU`W\S>`Saa (including Kit Pike, shown), Zea Mays W\QZcRW\U9Wb>WYSaV]e\HSO;Oga Printmaking and MECA through March 30. >`W\b[OYW\UO\R;31/bV`]cUV;O`QV! "Branching Out: Water" and Gardiner-area artists, h"RANCHING/UT7ATERvAND'ARDINER AREAARTISTS through March 27. waterfallarts.org THROUGH-ARCHWATERFALLARTSORG Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: "As High as Heaven," 0ERIMETER'ALLERY "ELFASTh!S(IGHAS(EAVEN v paintings and drawings by Kenny Cole, through April 21. PAINTINGSANDDRAWINGSBY+ENNY#OLE THROUGH!PRIL 338-0555.   Craft, Camden: Pottery by Barbara Michelena, Hanako #RAFT #AMDEN0OTTERYBY"ARBARA-ICHELENA (ANAKO Kanazato and George Pearlman, through May 1. +ANAZATOAND'EORGE0EARLMAN THROUGH-AY craftonelm.com CRAFTONELMCOM River Arts, Damariscotta: "Playing Around: Art of the 2IVER!RTS $AMARISCOTTAh0LAYING!ROUND!RTOFTHE Imagination," 96 works by 46 artists, with several 3D )MAGINATION vWORKSBYARTISTS WITHSEVERAL$ sculptures in a variety of media and assemblages, through SCULPTURESINAVARIETYOFMEDIAANDASSEMBLAGES THROUGH March 29. riverartsme.org -ARCHRIVERARTSMEORG Damariscotta River Grill: "Spring Works," by Cynthia $AMARISCOTTA2IVER'RILLh3PRING7ORKS vBY#YNTHIA Hammett, Ed McCartan and Dorothy K. Magadieu, (AMMETT %D-C#ARTANAND$OROTHY+-AGADIEU through April 24. damariscottarivergrill.com THROUGH!PRILDAMARISCOTTARIVERGRILLCOM Haynes Galleries, Thomaston: "The Wyeths: First Family (AYNES'ALLERIES 4HOMASTONh4HE7YETHS&IRST&AMILY of American Realism," work by N.C., Andrew, Jamie, OF!MERICAN2EALISM vWORKBY.# !NDREW *AMIE Carolyn, Henriette and Victoria Wyeth, through April 10. #AROLYN (ENRIETTEAND6ICTORIA7YETH THROUGH!PRIL haynesgalleries.com HAYNESGALLERIESCOM Archipelago, Rockland: "All Things Bright and Beautiful," !RCHIPELAGO 2OCKLANDh!LL4HINGS"RIGHTAND"EAUTIFUL v diverse works of four Maine artists, through Friday. 596DIVERSEWORKSOFFOUR-AINEARTISTS THROUGH&RIDAY 0701.  Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield: Marguerite Robichaux, 3CHOOLHOUSE'ALLERY +INGlELD-ARGUERITE2OBICHAUX Hugh Verrier and John Orcutt, landscape paintings, paper (UGH6ERRIERAND*OHN/RCUTT LANDSCAPEPAINTINGS PAPER bird sculptures and nature photography, through March BIRDSCULPTURESANDNATUREPHOTOGRAPHY THROUGH-ARCH 28.939-6518.   University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery: "Free 5NIVERSITYOF-AINEAT&ARMINGTON!RT'ALLERYh&REE Form Flow," by Tim Clorius and Matt W. Moore, through &ORM&LOW vBY4IM#LORIUSAND-ATT7-OORE THROUGH April 5. 778-7002. !PRIL  Bangor Public Library: Rita Haunert's "Attending to the "ANGOR0UBLIC,IBRARY2ITA(AUNERTSh!TTENDINGTOTHE Ordinary," plus works from Art in Heart artists, through /RDINARY vPLUSWORKSFROM!RTIN(EARTARTISTS THROUGH March 30. www.bpl.lib.me.us -ARCHWWWBPLLIBMEUS

May 5 - Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m., DCU ;Og#³:ORg/\bSPSZZc[%^[21C Center, Worcester, Mass. $66.65 to $87.20. 1S\bS`E]`QSabS`;Oaa$$$#b]&%  Ticketmaster.com; (800) 745-3000 BWQYSb[OabS`Q][)&%"#! May 6 - Andrew Bird, 8 p.m., House of Blues, ;Og$³/\R`Se0W`R&^[6]caS]T0ZcSa Boston. $35 to $45. Livenation.com; (800) 7450]ab]\!#b]"#:WdS\ObW]\Q][)&%"# 3000 ! May 8 - Erik Larson, 7:30 p.m., The Music Hall, ;Og&³3`WY:O`a]\%(!^[BVS;caWQ6OZZ Portsmouth, N.H. $13. Themusichall.org; (603) >]`ba[]cbV<6!BVS[caWQVOZZ]`U)$! 436-2400 "!$ " May 11 - The Cranberries, 8 p.m., House of Blues, ;Og³BVS1`O\PS``WSa&^[6]caS]T0ZcSa Boston. $36 to $49.50. Livenation.com; (800) 0]ab]\!$b]"'#:WdS\ObW]\Q][)& 745-3000 %"#! May 11 - Cinderella, 8 p.m., Casino Ballroom, ;Og³1W\RS`SZZO&^[1OaW\]0OZZ`]][ Hampton Beach, N.H. $26/$28. Ticketmaster.com; 6O[^b]\0SOQV<6 $ &BWQYSb[OabS`Q][) (800) 745-3000 &%"#! May 16 - Godsmack with Staind, 6:30 p.m., ;Og$³5]Ra[OQYeWbVAbOW\R$(!^[ Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, N.H. $39.50 DS`Wh]\EW`SZSaa/`S\O;O\QVSabS`<6!'# to $49.50. Ticketmaster.com; (800) 745-3000 b]"'#BWQYSb[OabS`Q][)&%"#!

PM 7785. 8 p.m. Kevin Burtram, indie rock, Blue, +EVIN"URTRAM INDIEROCK "LUE Portland. Donation, portcityblue.com. 0ORTLAND$ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOM 5 p.m. PM Sean Mencher & His Rhythm Kings, 3EAN-ENCHER(IS2HYTHM+INGS SWINGBLUESROCKABILLY "LUE 0ORTLAND swing/blues/rockabilly, Blue, Portland. Donation, portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. $ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOMPM Tip O' the Hat Series, with The Mark 4IP/THE(AT3ERIES WITH4HE-ARK 4IPTON4RIOPAYINGTRIBUTETO3TEPHANE Tipton Trio paying tribute to Stephane Grapelli, jazz, Blue, Portland. 'RAPELLI JAZZ "LUE 0ORTLAND Donation, portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. $ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOMPM David Mello, solo acoustic blues $AVID-ELLO SOLOACOUSTICBLUES guitar, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, GUITAR 'INGKO"LUE*AZZ#LUB Portland, gingkoblue.com. 5 p.m. 0ORTLANDGINGKOBLUECOMPM Rick Miller & His Band, Chicago blues, 2ICK-ILLER(IS"AND #HICAGOBLUES Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. 'INGKO"LUE*AZZ#LUB 0ORTLAND gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. GINGKOBLUECOMPM St. Patrick's Day with The Milleners, 3T0ATRICKS$AYWITH4HE-ILLENERS traditional Irish drinking music, TRADITIONAL)RISHDRINKINGMUSIC Jumpin' Jakes Seafood Cafe, Old *UMPIN*AKES3EAFOOD#AFE /LD Orchard Beach. 937-3250. 7 p.m. /RCHARD"EACH PM Too Broke to Be This Drunk, 4OO"ROKETO"E4HIS$RUNK country, Bayside Bowl, Portland. $5. COUNTRY "AYSIDE"OWL 0ORTLAND baysidebowl.com. 8 p.m. BAYSIDEBOWLCOMPM St. Patty's Day Dance Party, with 3T0ATTYS$AY$ANCE0ARTY WITH DJ King Alberto, Geno's Rock Club, $*+ING!LBERTO 'ENOS2OCK#LUB Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m. 0ORTLAND PM Lucky Lass Throwdown, St. Patrick's ,UCKY,ASS4HROWDOWN 3T0ATRICKS Day party with DJ Vik44 hosted by $AYPARTYWITH$*6IKHOSTEDBY Maine Roller Derby, Asylum, Portland. -AINE2OLLER$ERBY !SYLUM 0ORTLAND portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. PORTLANDASYLUMCOMPM Jimmy &The Soul Cats, soul, jazz *IMMY4HE3OUL#ATS SOUL JAZZ and blues, Big Easy, Portland. ANDBLUES "IG%ASY 0ORTLAND bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. BIGEASYPORTLANDCOMPM SUNDAY 35.$!9 Portland Battle of the Bands, with 0ORTLAND"ATTLEOFTHE"ANDS WITH Saint Monday, Archon, Chaos Sauce, 3AINT-ONDAY !RCHON #HAOS3AUCE Smoked Salmon, Madgingers, Ghost 3MOKED3ALMON -ADGINGERS 'HOST of Paul Revere, Altertone, Evan Baird OF0AUL2EVERE !LTERTONE %VAN"AIRD Trio, Razor & Eas, C-Notes, Conman 4RIO 2AZOR%AS # .OTES #ONMAN and Twisted Truth, all ages; Big Easy, AND4WISTED4RUTH ALLAGES"IG%ASY Portland. $8 in advance; $10 day of 0ORTLANDINADVANCEDAYOF show, bigeasyportland.com. 4 p.m. SHOWBIGEASYPORTLANDCOMPM Nick Racioppi, rock/reggae, .ICK2ACIOPPI ROCKREGGAE Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. !NDYS/LD0ORT0UB 0ORTLAND andysoldportpub.com. 5 p.m. ANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOMPM Rhythmic Cypher, open mic of spoken2HYTHMIC#YPHER OPENMICOFSPOKEN word poetry with live music, 21-plus; WORDPOETRYWITHLIVEMUSIC  PLUS Slainte, Portland. 828-0900. 8 p.m. 3LAINTE 0ORTLAND PM The Couch, open mic with host John 4HE#OUCH OPENMICWITHHOST*OHN Nels and guest artist Jesse Pilgrim, .ELSANDGUESTARTIST*ESSE0ILGRIM Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. %MPIRE$INE$ANCE 0ORTLAND portlandempire.com. 7 p.m. PORTLANDEMPIRECOMPM

andysoldportpub.com. 6 p.m. ANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOMPM Karaoke Night with DJ Ponyfarm, +ARAOKE.IGHTWITH$*0ONYFARM  PLUS3LAINTE 0ORTLAND  21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. slaintewinebar.com. 9 p.m. SLAINTEWINEBARCOMPM /UTOFTHE"LUE#ONTEST BATTLEOF Out of the Blue Contest, battle of THEBANDSSPEED DATINGSTYLE "LUE the bands speed-dating style, Blue, Portland. Donation, portcityblue.com. 0ORTLAND$ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOM 8 p.m. PM #HAS,ESTER4RIO JAZZ SOULAND Chas Lester Trio, jazz, soul and funk, all ages; Empire Dine & FUNK ALLAGES%MPIRE$INE Dance (downstairs), Portland. $ANCEDOWNSTAIRS 0ORTLAND portlandempire.com. 8 p.m. PORTLANDEMPIRECOMPM WEDNESDAY 7%$.%3$!9 0RESS'ANG )RISHMUSIC "LUE 0ORTLAND Press Gang, Irish music, Blue, Portland. Donation, portcityblue.com. 7:30 p.m. $ONATIONPORTCITYBLUECOMPM Traditional Irish Session, Irish 4RADITIONAL)RISH3ESSION )RISH music, Blue, Portland. Donation. MUSIC "LUE 0ORTLAND$ONATION portcityblue.com. 9:30 p.m. PORTCITYBLUECOMPM Poke Chop &The Other White Meat, 0OKE#HOP4HE/THER7HITE-EAT blues jam, The New Venue, Portland. BLUESJAM 4HE.EW6ENUE 0ORTLAND 541-9045. 7 p.m.  PM North of Nashville with J. Biddy, .ORTHOF.ASHVILLEWITH*"IDDY acoustic covers, RiRa, Portland. 761ACOUSTICCOVERS 2I2A 0ORTLAND 4446. 8:30 p.m. PM David Beam and The Custom $AVID"EAMAND4HE#USTOM House Gang, blues and bluegrass, (OUSE'ANG BLUESANDBLUEGRASS Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. !NDYS/LD0ORT0UB 0ORTLAND andysoldportpub.com. 7:30 p.m. ANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOMPM Open Mic Night, Slainte, Portland. /PEN-IC.IGHT 3LAINTE 0ORTLAND 553-2350. 8p.m.  PM Indie Dance Party, Slainte, Portland. )NDIE$ANCE0ARTY 3LAINTE 0ORTLAND $3, $5. 553-2350. 10p.m.   PM Jan van Voorst, jazz and swing, *ANVAN6OORST JAZZANDSWING Gingko Blue Jazz Club, Portland. 'INGKO"LUE*AZZ#LUB 0ORTLAND gingkoblue.com. 6 p.m. GINGKOBLUECOMPM Karaoke with DJ Johnny Red, Asylum, +ARAOKEWITH$**OHNNY2ED !SYLUM Portland, portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. 0ORTLANDPORTLANDASYLUMCOMPM Rap Night, local DJs and musicians, 2AP.IGHT LOCAL$*SANDMUSICIANS 21-plus; Big Easy, Portland. $3.  PLUS"IG%ASY 0ORTLAND bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. BIGEASYPORTLANDCOMPM

MARCH 22 -!2#( Dopapod, trance/rock/dubstep/funk, $OPAPOD TRANCEROCKDUBSTEPFUNK with The Manhattan Project, Big Easy, WITH4HE-ANHATTAN0ROJECT "IG%ASY Portland, bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. 0ORTLANDBIGEASYPORTLANDCOMPM Barn Swallows, Americana/ "ARN3WALLOWS !MERICANA bluegrass, Blue, Portland. Donation. BLUEGRASS "LUE 0ORTLAND$ONATION portcityblue.com. 6 p.m. PORTCITYBLUECOMPM Patrick Fitzsimmons, singer-songwriter, 0ATRICK&ITZSIMMONS SINGER SONGWRITER Blue, Portland, portcityblue.com. "LUE 0ORTLANDPORTCITYBLUECOM Donation. 8 p.m. $ONATIONPM Samuel James & Dana Gross, roots/ 3AMUEL*AMES$ANA'ROSS ROOTS blues, Blue, Portland. Donation. BLUES "LUE 0ORTLAND$ONATION portcityblue.com. 10 p.m. PORTCITYBLUECOMPM Al and Erb, Americana, Andy's Old Port !LAND%RB !MERICANA !NDYS/LD0ORT Pub, Portland, andysoldportpub.com. 0UB 0ORTLANDANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOM 6:30 p.m. PM Hot Club du Monde, gypsy jazz (OT#LUBDU-ONDE GYPSYJAZZ and swing, Gingko Blue Jazz Club, ANDSWING 'INGKO"LUE*AZZ#LUB MONDAY -/.$!9 Portland, gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m. 0ORTLANDGINGKOBLUECOMPM Stowaways Bluegrass Night, 3TOWAWAYS"LUEGRASS.IGHT Milkman's Union, indie rock, 21-plus; -ILKMANS5NION INDIEROCK  PLUS Empire Dine & Dance, Portland. %MPIRE$INE$ANCE 0ORTLAND Empire Dine and Dance, Portland. portlandempire.com. 6 p.m. open jam; %MPIRE$INEAND$ANCE 0ORTLAND PORTLANDEMPIRECOMPMOPENJAM portlandempire.com. 9:30 p.m. PORTLANDEMPIRECOMPM 8 p.m. concert. PMCONCERT Gordo and Friends, comedic music, 'ORDOAND&RIENDS COMEDICMUSIC Open Mic with Alec Wall, acoustic /PEN-ICWITH!LEC7ALL ACOUSTIC 21-plus; Slainte, Portland. $3, $5. singers and performers, Andy's Old Port  PLUS3LAINTE 0ORTLAND  SINGERSANDPERFORMERS !NDYS/LD0ORT slaintewinebar.com. 10 p.m. SLAINTEWINEBARCOMPM Pub, Portland, andysoldportpub.com. 0UB 0ORTLANDANDYSOLDPORTPUBCOM Beer Pong, Line Dancing, Karaoke and "EER0ONG ,INE$ANCING +ARAOKEAND 7 p.m. PM DJ B-set, 21-plus; Club Texas, Auburn. Open Mic with Ev Guy, RiRa, Portland. $*" SET  PLUS#LUB4EXAS !UBURN /PEN-ICWITH%V'UY 2I2A 0ORTLAND $2. 784-7785. Doors at 6 p.m.  $OORSATPM rira.com. 8 p.m. RIRACOMPM Open Mic Night, Deer Run Tavern, /PEN-IC.IGHT $EER2UN4AVERN Heavy Metal Monday, Asylum, (EAVY-ETAL-ONDAY !SYLUM Yarmouth. 846-9555. 7:30 to 9ARMOUTH TO Portland, portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. 0ORTLANDPORTLANDASYLUMCOMPM 10:30 p.m. PM Monday Night Funk, with Frank -ONDAY.IGHT&UNK WITH&RANK Jerks of Grass, bluegrass, Bayside *ERKSOF'RASS BLUEGRASS "AYSIDE Hopkins and friends, Big Easy, (OPKINSANDFRIENDS "IG%ASY Bowl, Portland, baysidebowl.com. "OWL 0ORTLANDBAYSIDEBOWLCOM Portland, bigeasyportland.com. 9 p.m. 0ORTLANDBIGEASYPORTLANDCOMPM 8 p.m. PM Poke Chop &The Other White Meat, 0OKE#HOP4HE/THER7HITE-EAT TUESDAY 45%3$!9 open blues jam, The Cage, Lewiston. OPENBLUESJAM 4HE#AGE ,EWISTON "Cover to Cover," local artists h#OVERTO#OVER vLOCALARTISTS 783-0668. 8 p.m.  PM play originals and favorite classic PLAYORIGINALSANDFAVORITECLASSIC Poor Howard, acoustic blues, 0OOR(OWARD ACOUSTICBLUES album, Big Easy, Portland. ALBUM "IG%ASY 0ORTLAND The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. 4HE,OCAL"UZZ #APE%LIZABETH bigeasyportland.com. Cam Groves BIGEASYPORTLANDCOM#AM'ROVES capelocalbuzz.com. 8 p.m. CAPELOCALBUZZCOMPM performs "Doggystyle" by Snoop PERFORMSh$OGGYSTYLEvBY3NOOP Salli and Doug, acoustic, with Boxes 3ALLIAND$OUG ACOUSTIC WITH"OXES Doggy Dogg, 9 p.m. $OGGY$OGG PM and Phantom Buffalo, Geno's Rock AND0HANTOM"UFFALO 'ENOS2OCK Jim Pryor, originals and covers, *IM0RYOR ORIGINALSANDCOVERS Club, Portland. 221-2382. 9 p.m. #LUB 0ORTLAND PM Andy's Old Port Pub, Portland. !NDYS/LD0ORT0UB 0ORTLAND


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