Arts Calendar – 3/07



Saturday, March 9

Maine Outdoor Film Festival, 7 p.m., Windham High School, Gray Road, Windham. Presented by Teens To Trails, to benefit teen outing club programs in Maine. Doors open at 6 p.m. $10 tickets/raffle entries online at or at door.

Through March 17

“A Song at Twilight,” by Noel Coward, Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. $34-$44. Discounts for seniors, students and groups of 10-plus. 774-0465 or

Saturday, March 23-
Sunday, April 7

“Tales from Anansi,” performed by the Fairy Tale Players, directed by Michael Levine, Acorn Studio Theater, Dana Warp Mill, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under. 854-0065 or


Friday, March 8

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz, 6:30 pm., Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland

Liz Knowles Irish fiddling workshop and concert, Frost Gully Violins, Route 1, Freeport; 7-9 p.m.; $30. Concert only, 8 p.m., $20. Reservations recommended, 865-9457.

Saturday, March 9

Duo Wessels & Wilsbach, traditional Irish music, 7-8:30 p.m., South Portland Public Library. Free. 767-7660 or

Cherish the Ladies perform Irish-American music, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland. $32 advance, $37 door. Tickets at

Sunday, March 10

Southern Maine Bluegrass jam, noon-5 p.m., Roost Functiion Hall, Buxton. $7. 232-1528.

Saturday, March 16

Voices of Afghanistan, presented by Portland Ovations, 8 p.m., Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine-Portland. $29 Ovations members, $32 public. or PortTIX 842-0800.


Sunday, March 10

“Peddling Your Wares: A Look at Itinerant Merchants in Early 19th c. New England,” presentation and rum tasting, presented by Freeport Historical Society at Freeport Community Library. $5 at the door. 865-3170 or

Tuesday, March 12

Book talk, Portland author Kieran Shields discusses his newest mystery “A Study in Revenge,” 6:30-8 p.m., South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway. 767-7660 or

Fridays, Saturdays 
and Sundays

Movies at the Museum, 2 p.m., at Portland Museum of Art. Tickets $7, available day of show.


Through Tuesday, March 26

Constellation Vacation show, local artists, Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. Monday-Friday, noon-4 p.m.

Through April 3.

Exhibit of work by art faculty, University of Southern Maine AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland. Free and open to public, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday. 780-5008 or

Through April 7

“Lois Dodd: Catching the Light,” at Portland Museum of Art. More than 50 paintings spanning decades.

Through April 10

Ceramic sculpture, wall tiles and acrylic paintings at Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. Gallery hours noon-7 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. 591-7300.

Through June 24, 2013

“The Sea Within Us,” by Maine Maritime Museum at Portland Public Library. How maritime connections affect everyday culture. Exhibits range from apparel to entertainment. 871-1700 or

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The Voices of Afghanistan performs March 16 at Hannaford Hall, University of Maine, Portland.