Things to do Friday, Aug. 5, 2011: Entertainment

Posted Aug. 04, 2011, at 4 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — River City Cinema presents Summer Subpoena outdoor movie series featuring “Witness for the Prosecution,” sundown Friday, Aug. 5, Pickering Square. Free, refreshments available, bring chairs.

BANGOR, Maine — Benefit concert for Cure Kids Cancer and the ALS Association featuring the Stone Doctors, Juicebox, Mudseason, Riverbottom Funk and Oversoul, 1 p.m. to sundown, Saturday, Aug. 6, My Fork Restaurant, Odlin Road. Admission $10.

BELFAST, Maine — Belfast Maskers presents annual outdoor musical, “The Pirates of Penzance,” 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6, at Steamboat Landing Stage, downtown Belfast. Tickets $15, teens $10, under ten $5.

BELFAST, Maine — First Friday Flying Shoes Contradance featuring Rock the Boat and caller Diane Silver. Community dance 6:30 p.m., full contra at 8 p.m.; admission $8, teens $6.

BLUE HILL, Maine — New Surry Theatre presents “The Wizard of Oz” multimedia theatrical production, 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6, Blue Hill Town Hall Theatre. Tickets $22, seniors $18, students $15.

EASTPORT, Maine — Stage East presents “Butterflies Are Free,” play by Leonard Gershe, 7 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6, 3 p.m. Aug. 7, at the Eastport Arts Center. $10, under 18 free.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — Free Outdoor Concert featuring local bluesman Big Pete Pearson, 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Union River Harbor Park.

ORONO, Maine — University of Maine Summer Music Theatre Festival presents “Sweeney Todd,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6, and 2 p.m. Aug. 7, at Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine campus. Tickets $14, students $7.

PROSPECT, Maine — Ten Bucks Theatre presents Shakespeare Under the Stars production of “Hamlet,” 6 p.m. Aug. 5, 6 and 7, Fort Knox State Park. $10, bring blankets and bug spray.

STONINGTON, Maine — Annual Deer Isle-Stonington Jazz Festival featuring three nights of internationally renowned jazz musicians. Pianist Jason Moran, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5; saxophonist Charles Lloyd and Moran, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, and pianist Matthew Shipp, 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Tickets for each event $25-$32, students $15, island students free. All held at the Stonington Opera House.

UNITY, Maine — Fishtank Ensemble, gypsy fusion music, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. $15.

WINTERPORT, Maine — Sixth annual Winterport Music Festival featuring eight bands from 11 a.m. to sundown at Abbott Park, Route 69. Admission $6, kids under 12 free.

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