Arts Calendar



Oct. 13

Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert, University of Southern Maine Concert Band, Corthell Concert Hall green, USM, Gorham, 1 p.m. Free.

Music with a Mission season finale, “One Light, Many Candles,” a multifaith program in word and song presented by the Rev. Betty Stookey and Noel Paul Stookey, 7 p.m., North Windham Union Church, 723 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. Tickets $22.50 at door, starting at 6 p.m., or in advance at or at church office 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday.

Oct. 19

Pianist Laura Kargul, “Wild at Heart,” Faculty Concert Series, 8 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, University of Southern Maine, Gorham. Tickets $15 for adults; $10 for seniors, USM employees and alumni; $5 for students at or 780-5555.

Oct. 27

Fiddle-icious, fiddle orchestra led by Franco-American fiddler Don Roy, 7 p.m., McCormack Performing Arts Center, Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Ave. Tickets available at door, $15; children 12 and under free.


Oct. 19-28

“Sister Act,” 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Windham Center Stage Theater, 8 School Road, Windham. Tickets at

“Tartuffe” by Moliere, University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre, Russell Hall, Gorham campus. $8-$16. Go to for show times and ticket information.

Nov. 3

“Villain: DeBlanks,” a fill-in-the-blanks improvisational comedy, 2:30 p.m. for kids, 7:30 p.m. adults, Saco River Theatre, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills. Donate-what you-can, fundraiser, raffles and prizes. SRT will split half of proceeds with Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine.  Reservations: 929-6472 or

Oct. 27
Lowry’s Lodge Poetry Series with featured poets Linda Aldrich and Mary Snell, 7 p.m., Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook. Suggested donation $4. Light refreshments will be served.


Oct. 20

“Marv Smith: Renaissance Man,” ceramics and art prints from estate exhibited for sale,  opening reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres, 5-8 p.m., Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook.  Exhibits run through Nov. 20. For more information, [email protected] or Continuum for Creativity LLC on Facebook.

Through Dec. 9

Daniel Minter, “OTHERED, Displaced from Malaga,” Art Gallery, 5 University Way, Gorham.


Oct. 16

“Reconsidering the Lizzie Borden Murder Case: The Role of Ethnicity and Gender” with Joseph Conforti, author and University of Southern Maine Distinguished Professor of American and New England Studies Emeritus, 7 p.m., Buxton-Hollis Historical Society, 100 Main St., Bar Mills.

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The University of Southern Maine Concert Band will perform outdoors on the Gorham campus at 1 p.m. Oct. 13.