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Arts Calendar Feb. 6 - Feb. 19

Lifestyle

Arts Calendar Feb. 6 - Feb. 19

Greater Portland

Books & Authors

Wednesday 2/6

Brown Bag Lecture Series: “Life Among Giants,” Bill Roorbach, 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Sq., Portland, 871-1700 ext. 723.

Saturday 2/9

Josh Pahigian reading and book signing, 2 p.m., Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.

Film

Thursday 2/7

Free Thursday Midday Movies: “The Long, Hot Summer,” 1 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307.

Sunday 2/10

Local Love Muscle Film Festival, 8 p.m., Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, 370-9090, localmusclemovers.com.

Galleries

Precision miniature paintings by Jeffrey Hayes, Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, open Monday-Friday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Despite Winter, Gardens, 5-7 p.m., Elizabeth Moss Gallery, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, Jan. 17 - March 10, 781-2620.

Summer Fun/Art by Paula, through Feb. 23, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

USM Faculty Exhibition, 4-6 p.m., Woodbury Campus Center, Bedford St., Portland, Jan. 24-April 3, 780-5003.

Afterthoughts, 5-8 p.m., through April 3, The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.

William Harrison’s Cityscapes, 5-8 p.m., Mainely Frames & Gallery, 541 Congress St., Portland, 828-0031.

Music

Friday 2/8

Le Vent du Nord. 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757.

Saturday 2/9

Hattie Simon Trio. 6 p.m., Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland, music@hattiesimon.com.

Sunday 2/10

Blue Lobster Troupe annual recital. 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, 899-0505. 

Tuesday 2/12

Port City Jazz. 7 p.m., Cathedral Church of Saint Luke, 143 State St., Portland, 772-5434.

Saturday 2/16

The Dunwells. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, 899-4990.

Theater & Dance

Thursday 2/7 

Naked Shakespeare: sonnets and soliloquies, will you be mine? 7 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth, 846-4763. 

Saturday 2/9

North Yarmouth Contra Dance, 6 p.m. family dance, 7 p.m. potluck, 8 p.m., contra dance, Wescustogo Hall, 475 Walnut Hill Road, North Yarmouth, 233-4325.

Friday 2/15

Peter Pan. 4 p.m., Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 143 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 ext. 231. 

Saturday 2/16

Peter Pan. 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 143 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 ext. 231.

Sunday 2/17

Peter Pan. 4 p.m., Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 143 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 ext. 231.

Mid Coast

Books & Authors

Friday 2/8

Book pickup for “A Girl’s POV” book club. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, 443-5141 ext 25.

Auditions/Calls for Art

Brunswick 2013 Hometown Idol is seeking participants for this year’s contest, held April 27 at 7 p.m. at the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham. Applications available in Brunswick, Topsham and Harpswell schools and at Shaw’s at Cook’s Corner and Riley Insurance. For more information visit brunswickmainerotary.org or e-mail rotaryhometownidol@comcast.net.

Film

Tuesday 2/12

Courtroom Drama film series: “Inherit the Wind,” 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, Summer St., Bath, 443-5141 ext. 25, Tuesday nights through March 26.

Tuesday 2/19

Courtroom Drama film series: “And Justice For All.” 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, Summer St., Bath, 443-5141 ext. 25, Tuesday nights through March 26.

Galleries

From the Heart, through March 31, Fri.-Mon. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Music

Thursday 2/7

Portland Conservatory Noonday Concerts: DaPonte String Quartet, 12:15 p.m., First Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland, 775-3356.

Friday 2/8

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, 6:30 p.m., Marriott at Sable Oaks, 200 Sable Oaks Drive, South Portland, 712-0930.

Theater/Dance

Winter Cabaret, Jan. 25 - Feb. 10; 8 p.m. Fri./Sat.; 2 p.m. Sunday, adults only,pay-what-you-want ($18 suggested), The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick, 729-8584, theaterproject.com.

Thursday 2/7

“Theater of War,” 7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, 5000 South St., Brunswick, 718-624-0351.

Friday 2/8

“End of Life,” 12:30 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, 5000 South St., Brunswick, 725-3617.