Arts & Culture

Brad Paisley Seacoast Country Music Festival - On sale Saturday!!!

Brad Paisley Seacoast Country Music Festival - On sale Saturday!!!

Brad Paisley, CMA Entertainer of the Year, will be headlining the First Annual Seacoast Country Music Festival at Scarborough Downs on Sunday, July 17, 2011. Also appearing will be Blake Shelton, CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and Jerrod Neimann, CMA nominee for the Best New Artist. Paisley will be bringing his H2O II: The Wetter and Wilder Tour to Maine after headlining the sold out New England Country Music Festival at Gillette Stadium last year, one of the top three country music concerts in the world in 2010.
Paisley, who was just nominated for ACM Entertainer of the Year, has sold over fifteen million albums. His new album “This Is Country Music” will be released on May 24.
Blake Shelton, who is nominated for the ACM Male Vocalist of the Year, will also be hosting the ACM Awards this year on April 3 from Las Vegas on CBS at 8:00 PM.

South Portland Events at Dunkin Donuts

South Portland Events at Dunkin Donuts

You can now post and check out what's happening in the South Portland community at Dunkin' Donuts as well as post here in Around Town.

Women on the Move MS Fundraiser with Special Guest David Osmond

Women on the Move MS Fundraiser with Special Guest David Osmond

David Osmond performed and shared the inspirational story of his personal battle with Multiple Sclerosis at the Women on the Move MS Fundraiser at the Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland. To find out about ways you can join the movement to find a cure for MS, please visit http://www.msnewengland.org/, or call (800)344-4867.

Annual Maine History Day Competition to Commence in Augusta

250 students will compete for the opportunity to travel to the
National Competition in Maryland

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, March 23 the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) will host 250 students from across the state as they take part in Maine History Day, an annual educational competition for all Maine students in grades 6 through 12.  An award ceremony will be held at 2:00 pm in Jewett Hall at UMA.

Maine History Day is part of a nationwide program involving all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  Maine State winners may take part in the national competition at the University of Maryland in June.

Dress for success Southern Maine hosts women's clothing sale

APRIL 16
PORTLAND, ME – Filene's Basement may be gone, but great bargains on new or nearly-new women’s clothing may be found at Dress for Success Southern Maine’s annual Spring sale! The sale will take place on Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Catherine McAuley H.S., 631 Stevens Avenue in Portland.
The event is open to the public and features new and nearly-new women's clothing in all sizes, shoes, jewelry and accessories - casual, formal, and everything in between. Proceeds go towards Dress for Success Southern Maine's annual operating budget.
Donations of new or nearly-new (less than 2 years old), clean, ready-to-wear women’s clothing (from casual to dressy) for the Spring sale, are welcome. The drop off site and times are: 51 Baxter Boulevard (in the Hannaford Shopping Center parking lot location) on March 19, April 2, and April 9 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, plus April 15, 5-9:00 p.m.

DANCE PARTY featuring COLORBLIND

DANCE PARTY featuring COLORBLIND

THE LANDING AT PINE POINT presents:
DANCE PARTY featuring COLORBLIND
March 26, 2011
Details:
Our dance parties are a great way to get out and enjoy some fabulous entertainment and we've got COLORBLIND, playing all the great funk, soul and classic dance hits that you're looking for. A great band with a great sound and they'll have you on the dance floor till the last note.

DOORS: 8:00PM
CURTAIN: 9:00PM
SETTING: CLUB
Tix:
PREMIER: $15
Includes cocktail service at your floor table
MEZZANINE: $15
Includes cocktail service at your 2nd floor table
GENERAL: $10
No Reserved Seating.

Benefit Concert: Haiti Relief Revisisted - One Year Later

On Saturday, April 2, 2011 there will be a benefit concert at the First Congregational Church UCC on 301 Cottage Road in South Portland, featuring The Maine Squeeze, Zemya, and Improvox.  The concert will be held at 7:00pm, $15 suggested donation at the door.  For more information, call 207-865-6060.  Proceeds for Konbit Sante Cap - Haitien Health Partnership.