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Ipfli\X[p6 Comedian Ralphie May comes to Portland on Friday :fd\[`XeIXcg_`\DXpZfd\jkfGfikcXe[fe=i`[Xp for a show at the State - and it won't be G-rated. ]fiXj_fnXkk_\JkXk\Ă†Xe[`knfeĂ‹kY\>$iXk\[% ByRAYROUTHIER #Z3":3065)*&3 4UBGG8SJUFS StaffWriter When he was still in grammar school, Ralphie May was convinced he had what it took 8IFOIFXBTTUJMMJOHSBNNBSTDIPPM 3BMQIJF.BZXBTDPOWJODFEIFIBEXIBUJUUPPL to become a professional comic. UPCFDPNFBQSPGFTTJPOBMDPNJD In fact, he thought he was on a par with late-night comedy god Johnny Carson. *OGBDU IFUIPVHIUIFXBTPOBQBSXJUIMBUFOJHIUDPNFEZHPE+PIOOZ$BSTPO "Before my grandmother got sick, I used to stay up and watch the late news with her i#FGPSFNZHSBOENPUIFSHPUTJDL *VTFEUPTUBZVQBOEXBUDIUIFMBUFOFXTXJUIIFS and then watch the first 10 minutes of Mr. Carson," recalled May, 39, in a recent phone BOEUIFOXBUDIUIFmSTUNJOVUFTPG.S$BSTPO wSFDBMMFE.BZ JOBSFDFOUQIPOF interview. JOUFSWJFX "I'd watch the news and I'd make a joke about something I saw Then he'd make jokes i*EXBUDIUIFOFXTBOE*ENBLFBKPLFBCPVUTPNFUIJOH*TBX5IFOIFENBLFKPLFT on the same subject. I just thought we were both funny; that's why we POUIFTBNFTVCKFDU*KVTUUIPVHIUXFXFSFCPUIGVOOZUIBUTXIZXF talked about the same things." UBMLFEBCPVUUIFTBNFUIJOHTw May might have gotten his start emulating Carson, but he doesn't aim .BZNJHIUIBWFHPUUFOIJTTUBSUFNVMBUJOH$BSTPO CVUIFEPFTOUBJN for the same mainstream audience. At least not in his live shows, which GPSUIFTBNFNBJOTUSFBNBVEJFODF"UMFBTUOPUJOIJTMJWFTIPXT XIJDI come with an "adult subject matter" warning when you buy a ticket. DPNFXJUIBOiBEVMUTVCKFDUNBUUFSwXBSOJOHXIFOZPVCVZBUJDLFU And May himself wants anyone who might be coming to see his act "OE.BZIJNTFMGXBOUTBOZPOFXIPNJHIUCFDPNJOHUPTFFIJTBDU Friday at Portland's State Theatre to be aware his comedy is not 'SJEBZBU1PSUMBOET4UBUF5IFBUSFUPCFBXBSFIJTDPNFEZJTOPU exactly G-rated. FYBDUMZ(SBUFE "People in Maine are sweet people, so I want to tell them i1FPQMFJO.BJOFBSFTXFFUQFPQMF TP*XBOUUPUFMMUIFN right now I'm racially insensitive and politically incorSJHIUOPX*NSBDJBMMZJOTFOTJUJWFBOEQPMJUJDBMMZJODPS rect," said May. "I make no bones about it. It's funny SFDU wTBJE.BZi*NBLFOPCPOFTBCPVUJU*UTGVOOZ and it'll make you laugh, but it's gonna be an R BOEJUMMNBLFZPVMBVHI CVUJUTHPOOBCFBO3 rating - maybe worse." SBUJOHoNBZCFXPSTFw Now that you know what to expect in terms /PXUIBUZPVLOPXXIBUUPFYQFDUJOUFSNT of material, you should count on settling in PGNBUFSJBM ZPVTIPVMEDPVOUPOTFUUMJOHJO for a long night if you go to the show May GPSBMPOHOJHIUJGZPVHPUPUIFTIPX.BZ wants to do at least two hours of comedy, XBOUTUPEPBUMFBTUUXPIPVSTPGDPNFEZ because he figures much of his audience CFDBVTFIFmHVSFTNVDIPGIJTBVEJFODF includes working-class people, and they JODMVEFTXPSLJOHDMBTTQFPQMF BOEUIFZ deserve their money's worth. EFTFSWFUIFJSNPOFZTXPSUI "Most of my audience are not the i.PTUPGNZBVEJFODFBSFOPUUIF richest guys, so I figure it probably takes SJDIFTUHVZT TP*mHVSFJUQSPCBCMZUBLFT
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AVENGED SEVENFOLD has become one of the /D3<532A3D3<4=:2VOaPSQ][S]\S]TbVS biggest rock bands around. On Sunday, PWUUSab`]QYPO\RaO`]c\R=\Ac\ROg the band brings its "Nightmare" tour to the bVSPO\RP`W\UaWbaÂľ<WUVb[O`SÂśb]c`b]bVS Cumberland County Civic Center, joined by Three Days 1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`X]W\SRPgBV`SS2Oga Grace and Sevendust. 5`OQSO\RASdS\Rcab WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday E63<(%^[Ac\ROg WHERE: Cumberland County Civic Center, Spring and E63@3(1c[PS`ZO\R1]c\bg1WdWQ1S\bS`A^`W\UO\R Center streets, Portland 1S\bS`ab`SSba>]`bZO\R HOW MUCH: $41.75 6=E;C16("%# INFO: (800) 745-3000; theciviccenter.com 7<4=(&%"#!)bVSQWdWQQS\bS`Q][
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E6 GO The Portland Press Herald/ Thursday, April 28, 3$5=jBVS>]`bZO\R>`Saa6S`OZRBVc`aROg/^`WZ &2011
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kind of way: "Watching the ocean makes LJOEPGXBZi8BUDIJOHUIFPDFBONBLFT TBMUXBUFSGBMMGSPNNZFZFT"OEUIF salt water fall from my eyes/And the great blue heron soaring by gets me high/ HSFBUCMVFIFSPOTPBSJOHCZHFUTNFIJHI "OEUIFGFFMJOHPGUIFXJOEPONZTLJO And the feeling of the wind on my skin makes me sigh," sings Maloney. Voice? NBLFTNFTJHI wTJOHT.BMPOFZ7PJDF Check. Lyrics?$IFDL.VTJD Check. Music?$IFDL Check. $IFDL-ZSJDT Heather Maloney with Daniel Hales. )FBUIFS.BMPOFZXJUI%BOJFM)BMFT UPOJHIU0OF-POHGFMMPX4RVBSF 8 tonight. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. All ages. $10. 7614UBUF4U 1PSUMBOE"MMBHFT 1757; onelongfellowsquare.com POFMPOHGFMMPXTRVBSFDPN no jazz like live jazz, and here's a dandy opportuKTnityhere's to get a healthy dose. Get
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