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Format: 2017-09-24
Format: 2017-09-24

Sat, September 23rd

Lady Macbeth:  "has the refined, pleasing trappings of a tasteful period piece with the vicious, beating heart of a brutal psychological thriller." -rogerebert.com and "Imagine Alfred Hitchcock directing "Wuthering Heights." -Indiewire

At the Alamo in downtown Bucksport, September 23nd & 24th, Saturday at 6:00 & 8:00, Sunday at 2:00 & 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.

The Belle of Amherst is a witty, warm, and dramatic one woman show about the life and poetry of Emily Dickinson, one of our great American poets. At the Bagaduce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville, weekends in September, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 and Sundays at 3:00. FMI: 801-1536 or bagaducetheatre.com.

Singer-Songwriter Ellis Paulat the Celebration Barn Theater: A gifted singer/songwriter, who, for lack of a better word, is a singular storyteller. A musician whose words reach out from inside and yet also express the feelings, thoughts and sensibilities that most people can relate to in one way or another, regardless of age or upbringing. A staple at the Newport Folk Festival, he has played Carnegie Hall and venues from Alaska to Miami, from Paris to London. Saturday, September 23rd, 7:30, Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Rd, South Paris. Tickets & Info: CelebrationBarn.com or 743-8452.

Calendar Girls:When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and her best friend resolve to raise money for the local hospital. They manage to persuade four other women to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar. And rest is history.  Saturday, September 23, at 7:30, and Sunday, September 24 at 2:00. Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St, Waterville. FMI: 873-7000 or operahouse.org.

The Star Party on Cadillac Mountain with a free “Shuttle to the Stars” departing from Mount DesertIsland High School. Volunteer astronomers will describe constellations and othernight sky featuresvisible with the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes.  Participants are free to stroll the summit andspend as much time as they like at the Star Party. Saturday, September 23rd, 8:00 – 11:00, the best star viewing time will be after 9:00. For a complete schedule and description of activities: acadianightskyfestival.org.

Sun, September 24th

Calendar Girls:When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and her best friend resolve to raise money for the local hospital. They manage to persuade four other women to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar. And rest is history.  Sunday, September 24 at 2:00. Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St, Waterville. FMI: 873-7000 or operahouse.org.

Lady Macbeth:  "has the refined, pleasing trappings of a tasteful period piece with the vicious, beating heart of a brutal psychological thriller." -rogerebert.com and "Imagine Alfred Hitchcock directing "Wuthering Heights." -Indiewire

At the Alamo in downtown Bucksport, September 24th, Sunday at 2:00 & 6:00. FMI: oldfilm.org.

The Belle of Amherst is a witty, warm, and dramatic one woman show about the life and poetry of Emily Dickinson, one of our great American poets. At the Bagaduce Theatre, 176 Mills Point Rd, Brooksville, weekends in September, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 and Sundays at 3:00. FMI: 801-1536 or bagaducetheatre.com.

The Union of Maine Visual Artists Maine Masters Project presents:

  • I Know a Man ... Ashley Bryan, Sunday, September 24th, 5:00, at the Grand Theatre, Ellsworth

FMI: 359-2320 or ashleybryanfilms.org.

Mon, September 25th

Being Mortal: Hope is Not a Plan, the filmfeatures Dr. Atul Gawande, and will be followed by a facilitated discussion with a panel of local service providers discussing the topic and sharing local resources. Monday, September 25th, from 1:00 to 3:00, at the Witherle Library in Castine. FMI: Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County at 667-2531.

Tue, September 26th

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 26th. FMI: the League of Women Voters of Maine, lwvme.org.

Ellacapella, the eleven-woman a capella singing group, performs Tuesday, September 26th, 7:00.  at the Reversing Falls Sanctuary, 818 Bagaduce Road in Brooksville. FMI: 326-8564.

Wed, September 27th

Read to Copper or Jade, our Tail Waggin' Tutors! 15 minute slots, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:00, at the Brewer Public Library. To schedule or for more info: 989-7943.

“The Bluetones” with Dan Graziano on vocals/guitar & harp and Joel Mann on bass, play the blues and nothing but the blues. Wednesday September 27th,  from 6 - 8pm, At The Barncastle Inn, Blue Hill.  More info and reservations: 374-2330.

Muscle Shoals celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman.” Presented by WERU Community Radio and Wednesday on Main, at the Alamo Theatre in downtown Bucksport. Wednesday, September 27th, at 6:30.  FMI: weru.org.

Think & Drink in Bangor looks at policing in Maine,  How does society define criminal behavior, and who is a criminal? Do communities suffer collateral damage from being policed, and do those who do the policing face emotional challenges of their own? September 27, October 25, and December 6, 6:30 – 8:00, at Nocturnem Draft Haus, 56 Main St, Bangor. FMI: 773-5051 or mainehumanities.org.

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