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April 22, 2010 things to do: Entertainment

BANGOR — A River Street Cinema fashion event at 7 p.m. and screening of “Bill Cunningham New York,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union St. Admission is $5. Run time is 84 minutes. Concessions available. For information, visit

BANGOR — Film screening and discussion with Yoav Kosh, Israelii cinematographer of the movie “My Father, My Lord” presented be Congregation Beth Israel and Colby College, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Beth Israel, 144 York St. Call 945-3433.

BAR HARBOR — Earth Day community celebration run by College of the Atlantic students, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden St. The celebration combines environmental and social awareness with a multitude of festivities: Holi, African dance, poetry, film, primitive skills, butanol composting and community-self-reliance discussions, children’s activities, bike cleaning, bird walks and more. Call 288-5015.

BLUE HILL — Free community screening of “Living Downstream,” 5:30 reception and 6:30 p.m. film and discussion Wednesday, April 27, at the Maine Environmental Research Institute Center, 55 Main St. Documentary based on the acclaimed book by ecologist Dr. Sandra Steingraber, who tracks invisible toxins as they migrate to some of the most beautiful places in North America, and into our bodies. Call 374-2135.

BREWER — Indie rock band Sam and Yuri and alternative rock band OdLaW performance 8-10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. The two bands were featured in Bangor Metro Magazine which highlighted the greatness of local musical talent in the state. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased before the show and at the door. For all ages. Alcohol will be available to purchase for those 21 and older.

CALIAS — Film “Malcolm X” presented by the St. Croix Valley Film Society, 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, at the Holmestead, 527 Main St. The 1992 film by Spike Lee was selected in 2010 for preservation in the U.S. National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being culturally, historically or aesthetically significant. Everyone is welcome. Free. Donation suggested.

GORHAM — University of Southern Maine School of Music will honor excellence in student performance at the 2011 Chamber Music Awards, 5 p.m. Saturday, April 23, in Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham. Concert is free and open to the public.

ORONO — An evening of opera excerpts by the University of Maine Opera Workshop with director Ludlow Hallman, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at University of Maine’s Minsky Hall. The program will include works by such composers as Giuseppe Verdi, Benjamin Britten, W. A. Mozart and Arthur Sullivan. Tickets are $7. Students are free with a Student Maine Card. Call 581-1755.

ORONO — “The Met Live in HD: Capriccio.” 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, at Collins Center for the Arts. Tickets are $24; $14 for students. Call the box office at 581-1755 or 800-622-8499.

PORTLAND — Hoboe memorial tribute concert for the late Erik Norman Doughty who passed away on April 22, 2009 and was a longtime hometown friend of Hoboe guitarist Thom Metz, throughout the day and night of Sunday, April 24, at Spring Point Tavern, 175 Benjamin W. Pickett St.

ROCKPORT — Everyman Rep presents Moliere’s “The Miser,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22 and Saturday, April 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Rockport Opera House on Central St. Tickets are $18, $10 for students, and are available online at HAVII and Owl and Turtle in Camden, Yo Mana’s in Belfast and Rock City Books and Coffee in Rockland. Call 236-0173.

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