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Photo courtesy of Next Generation Theatre
Photo courtesy of Next Generation Theatre
Costumed and ready to rehearse a scene from "Aladdin" are (from left) Syd Albert, Emma Bragdon, Brielle Biehn, Lyrica Marsh and Elizabeth Fessenden. "Aladdin" will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, at Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. in Brewer.


‘Aladdin Jr.’

BREWER, Maine — Daniel Perkins, a Junior at Hermon High School, and Alison Cross, a

sophomore at Bangor High School, will direct “Aladdin Jr.” which will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, at Next Generation Theatre, 39 Center St. We also have three great Molly Picone, a sophomore at Bangor High School; Emma Moore, a sophomore at John

Bapst High School; and Rachel Caron, a graduate of Brewer High School and member

of The Young Americans, will serve as choreographers.

Tickets, in advance or at the door, are $7, $4 for children up to 17. For information, call 989-7100 or email


Music at the Gazebo

BUCKSPORT, Maine — The Bucksport Area Cultural Arts Society  and The Bucksport Bay Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor 3rd Thursdays at the Gazebo at 6:30 p.m. starting July 18. Admission is free. Bring a chair.

The  schedule is:

• July 18, Aurora Jazz Project.

• Aug. 15, Maximum Blue with Max Silverstein, Jeff Silverstein and Nancy Merrill. The trio offers a wide selection of bluegrass, swing, old-time and Celtic-style fiddle tunes.

• Sept. 19, Galley Rats with Colin Graebert, Pat Sylvia and Caleb Sweet .

Oct. 17, Nukulele with Devin Ryan, Travis Veilleux, Kedrick Carson and Adam Carson.


Benefit dance

EDDINGTON, Maine — Seventies Reunion, a benefit dance, will take place 7-10 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Eddington Clifton Civic Center (Comins Hall) at 1387 Main Road. The box office will open at 6:30 p.m.

Live music performed by The Rebel Hill Rebels — Gary Gibbs, Don Nelligan and Lonesome Willie — playing classic and blues rock; Down East Country — Tom and Beth Flaherty, playing country classics; and guest vocalist Karen MacDonald from Boston.

The event will be hosted by radio personalities Brotha Luv and Lonesome Willie of the “Headrush Show” on WERU FM 89.9/99.9.

Tickets are  $7 at the door or in advance from civic center board members.

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