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July 2017

Waterfront Concert: The Memphis Belles

July 7 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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The Memphis Belles - Darlene Mogul, Pat Cummings, and Penny Weinstein began performing together December 31, 1990 at a New Year’s Eve benefit for the American Red Cross.  The theme of the show was a WWII U.S.O. show.  The women were cast to form an Andrews Sisters style trio to be called The Memphis Belles in honor of the B-17 Bomber which had originally been stationed at Dow Air Force Base in Bangor before being put into active service in…

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195th Army Band – Patriotic Concert

July 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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The Ellsworth American is a media sponsor for this event. Free Admission 195th Army Band Performing for audiences around the world and in their own backyard in Maine, the 195th Army Band’s Concert Band is carrying on a proud tradition of military bands past and present by presenting free patriotic public performances. The 195th Concert Band showcases a performance repertoire ranging from military marches to significant wind band works, Broadway medleys, and popular tunes, as well as featuring soloists from…

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CineGrand: The Founder

July 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members The Founder - (2017. USA 1 hrs, 55 min. Directed by John Lee Hancock. PG-13.) From the director of "Saving Mr. Banks" comes the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Writer Robert…

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Musical Matinee: Kiss Me Kate (3D)

July 12 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 General Admission Kiss Me Kate (3D) - (1953. USA. 1 hr, 50 min. Directed by George Sidney. NR.) An ex-husband (Howard Keel) and wife (Kathryn Grayson) team star in a musical version of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew", but off-stage the production is rife ex-lovers' quarrels and gangster looking for some money owed to them. With music by Cole Porter and dance numbers choreographed by Hermes Pan and dancer/choreographers Bob Fosse, Bobby Van and Tommy Rall,…

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Summer Met Encore: Les Pecheurs de Perles (Bizet)

July 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General admission Les Pecheurs de Perles - Bizet (The Pearl Fishers this production is from the 15/16 season. Total runtime: 2 hours, 13 minutes) Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand. Her suitors are tenor Matthew Polenzani and baritone Mariusz Kwiecien, who sing the lilting duet “Au fond du temple saint,” which opera fans know and adore. Director Penny Woolcock explores the timeless themes of pure…

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2017-2018 Season The Met: Live in HD – Ticket Sales

July 13 @ 9:00 am
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Ticket Prices: $27.00 Adults $20.00 Students (15 & under) Season Tickets: $219.00 Adults Met Season Performances: Norma - Vincenzo Bellini - SAT, OCT 07, 2017 12:55 PM Die Zauberflote - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - SAT, OCT 14, 2017 12:55 PM The Exterminating Angel - Thomas Ades - SAT, NOV 18, 2017 12:55 PM Tosca - Giacomo Puccini - SAT, JAN 27, 2018 12:55 PM L’Elisir d’Amore - Gaetano Donizetti - SAT, FEB 10, 2018 12:00 PM La Bohème - Giacomo…

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Waterfront Concert: Maine Frame

July 14 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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MAINE FRAME delivers concert-style, event-oriented, and performance-driven rock and roll musical entertainment throughout New England. MAINE FRAME bridges 70’s, 80’s, 90’s classic rock, blues, and pop with modern rock and contemporary music of today, while adding original music to the mix. MAINE FRAME features the striking vocal range of Kari Stowe-Lovely, front and center stage. MAINE FRAME's backline is comprised of veteran, professional musicians supporting the musical and visual excitement of MAINE FRAME's performance. MAINE FRAME presents a unique, exciting,…

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Foreign Film: Elle

July 14 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on July 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Friday, July 14th 7:30pm Saturday, July 15th 2:00pm Elle - (2016. French with English subtitles. 2 hr, 10 min. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. R.) The director of “Basic Instinct” and “Robocop” has made, perhaps, his most challenging work. Michèle (Isabelle Huppert, who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar™ for her performance in this film) seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the…

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Foreign Film: Elle

July 15 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on July 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Friday, July 14th 7:30pm Saturday, July 15th 2:00pm Elle - (2016. French with English subtitles. 2 hr, 10 min. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. R.) The director of “Basic Instinct” and “Robocop” has made, perhaps, his most challenging work. Michèle (Isabelle Huppert, who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar™ for her performance in this film) seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the…

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Foreign Film: A Man Called Ove

July 15 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on July 16, 2017 at 5:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Saturday, July 15th 7:30pm Sunday, July 16th 2:00pm A Man Called Ove - (2016. Swedish with English subtitles. 1 hr, 56 min. Directed by Hannes Holm. PG-13.) Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel and into one of this year’s Oscar™- nominated Best Foreign Films, Ove (a terrific Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles…

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Foreign Film: A Man Called Ove

July 16 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2017 at 5:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Saturday, July 15th 7:30pm Sunday, July 16th 2:00pm A Man Called Ove - (2016. Swedish with English subtitles. 1 hr, 56 min. Directed by Hannes Holm. PG-13.) Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel and into one of this year’s Oscar™- nominated Best Foreign Films, Ove (a terrific Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles…

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CineGrand: A United Kingdom

July 18 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members A United Kingdom - (2016. UK. 1 hr, 51 min. Directed by Amma Assante. NR.) The film is based on extraordinary true events- In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid…

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Musical Matinee: West Side Story

July 19 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 Matinee Admission West Side Story - (1961. USA 2 hrs, 31 min. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. PG.) This romantic musical update of "Romeo and Juliet" won ten Oscars™. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and the two lovers (Richard Beymer and Natalie Wood) who cross battle lines has captivated audiences for four decades. The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons. With…

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NT Live: Salome

July 20 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults $16.00 Seniors $15.00 Grand Members $13.00 Students $10.00 Youth (12&under) Salome - An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent,…

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Waterfront Concert: Kristen Thien

July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Kirsten Thien’s unlikely path from a Georgetown University Business School graduate to a Blues and Roots Rock singer/songwriter/guitarist began just weeks before college graduation when she decided to forgo career on Wall Street for a life in music. Since then she has released four albums and toured the USA, Canada and Europe extensively. She has opened for Dickey Betts, Shawn Colvin, and one of her favorite artists of all time, Buddy Guy. She is currently in production on her fifth release.…

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Trumovie: Something Good Will Come Of This

July 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets by Donation at the door. This short documentary tells the story of a recovering heroin addict from Downeast Maine, Mike Bills. For his senior project at College of the Atlantic, Ursa Beckford created the film, which captures Mike’s struggle with addiction and his remarkable recovery. While the drug crisis is devastating families and communities across the country, Mike’s story provides hope and insight into how we can effectively address the crisis.

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CineGrand: Song to Song

July 25 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members Song to Song - (2017. USA 2 hr, 9min. Directed by Terrence Malick. R.) In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples--struggling songwriters Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling), and music mogul Cook (Michael Fassbender) and the waitress whom he ensnares (Natalie Portman)--chase success through a rock 'n' roll landscape of seduction and betrayal. With Cate Blanchett, Holly Hunter and Val Kilmer.

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Musical Matinee: The Young Girls of Rochefort

July 26 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 General Admission The Young Girls of Rochefort - (1968. France 2 hrs, 4 min. Directed by Jacques Demy. G.) Romance begins busting out all over in Rochefort. A fair is being organized, giving the town an air of excitement and effervescence. Twin sisters Delphine, a dance teacher (Catherine Deneuve), and Solange, a pianist and a composer (Françoise Dorléac, Deneuve's actual sister), dream of making it big in the world of music. The sisters, like many in…

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Summer Met Encore: Macbeth (Verdi)

July 26 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General Admission Macbeth - Verdi - (This production is from the 14/15 season. Total runtime: 2 hours, 27 minutes) Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers a searing portrayal as Lady Macbeth, the murderously cunning consort of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth. Adrian Noble’s chilling production of Verdi’s tragic Shakespearean adaptation also stars Joseph Calleja as Macduff and René Pape as Banquo with Fabio Luisi conducting.

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3rd Annual “Rollin’ on the River”

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets? Tickets are $20.00 – available in advance at The Grand or at the waterfront on the evening of the event. *(Don't Like Lobster? Then you can get a ticket for a red hot dog or a tofu dog instead for $10.00)* What is it? Grab a lawn chair and come on down to Harbor Park and enjoy a tasty dinner for our 3rd annual Lobster Roll fundraiser for The Grand. There's also a free concert! Take in the sounds…

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Waterfront Concert: Jessi Mallory (Elvis Tribute)

July 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Jessi Mallory is an award winning Elvis Tribute Artist from Maine who has traveled the U.S. and Canada, touring as Elvis Presley. Jessi has been fortunate enough to have been in books, film, on TV and radio. With a heartfelt tribute to The King of Rock, Jessi will entertain you with a high energy, authentic show. For more information, please visit www.jessimallory.com.

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Cirque Us! Dream Cycle

July 29 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on July 29, 2017 at 7:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $18.00 Adults $12.00 Youth (12&under) DreamCycle reimagines traditional circus, leading you on an adventure through a new, yet strangely familiar world. You'll find yourself immersed in a realm where shadow and light intertwine. Acrobats, jugglers and aerialists are woven into the fabric of a dream as fears tiptoe across the narrowest wire. Come join us this summer for DreamCycle, and let your imagination run free!

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Cirque Us! Dream Cycle

July 29 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on July 29, 2017 at 7:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $18.00 Adults $12.00 Youth (12&under) DreamCycle reimagines traditional circus, leading you on an adventure through a new, yet strangely familiar world. You'll find yourself immersed in a realm where shadow and light intertwine. Acrobats, jugglers and aerialists are woven into the fabric of a dream as fears tiptoe across the narrowest wire. Come join us this summer for DreamCycle, and let your imagination run free!

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August 2017

CineGrand: Wilson

August 1 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members Wilson - (2017. USA. 1hr, 34min. Directed by Craig Johnson. R.) The film, based on the graphic novel by Daniel Clowes (“Ghost World”, “Art School Confidential”), stars Woody Harrelson as Wilson, a lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and gets a shot at happiness when he learns he has a teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) he has never met. In his uniquely…

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Musical Matinee: Xanadu

August 2 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 Matinee price Xanadu - (1980. US. 1 hr, 36 min. Directed by Robert Greenwald. PG.) The eighties comes back in full, glorious neon in this camp classic musical! The mysterious Kira (Olivia Newton-John) appears to assist and inspire a young artist, Sonny Malone (Michael Beck). When she helps him meet up with the rich Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), the two join up together to create an artistic and business success, an unique club called "Xanadu." With…

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Summer Met Encore: Nabucco (Verdi)

August 2 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General Admission Nabucco - Verdi - (This production is from the 16/17 season. Total runtime: 2 hours, 35 minutes) Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his Met repertoire as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.

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Waterfront Concert: Rockin’ Ron & the New Society Band

August 4 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Rockin' Ron & the New Society Band Cunningham began entertaining friends and family at a young age with his unique guitar style and vocal abilities. With a voice suitable for a wide range of musical styles, Ron's bands have long been in demand by all types of venues from weddings, private parties, fairs, concerts, dances and nightclubs. Blue Destiny, one of Maine's most popular bands of the 60's, featured Ron on lead vocals and guitar. This is where Ron acquired his…

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Auditions for Thornton Wilder’s Our Town

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2017 at 11:00am

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Looking for performers ages 10 and up. Dates: Friday August 4th (from 6:00pm – 8:00pm) Saturday August 5th (from 11:00am – 3:00pm) Performances: Three Weekends. October 13th-15th, 20th-22nd, and 27th-29th! “The name of the town is Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire… The First Act shows a day in our town. The day is May 7, 1901. The time is just before dawn. A rooster crows.” With such simple words, one of the most iconic plays ever produced for the American stage…

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Auditions for Thornton Wilder’s Our Town

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 5, 2017 at 11:00am

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Looking for performers ages 10 and up. Dates: Friday August 4th (from 6:00pm – 8:00pm) Saturday August 5th (from 11:00am – 3:00pm) Performances: Three Weekends. October 13th-15th, 20th-22nd, and 27th-29th! “The name of the town is Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire… The First Act shows a day in our town. The day is May 7, 1901. The time is just before dawn. A rooster crows.” With such simple words, one of the most iconic plays ever produced for the American stage…

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Chris Smither

August 5 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $25.00 Advance $28.00 at the door Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. His newest CD, Still On the Levee, is a career-spanning retrospective double CD. Recorded in New Orleans with studio-mates, The Motivators, Still On the Levee plays host to special guests including Allen Toussaint and Loudon Wainwright III. The record highlights the vast catalog of an American music master. Reviewers and fans from around the…

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CineGrand: Contemporary Color

August 8 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Contemporary Color - (2017 USA. 1hr47min. Directed by Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross PG-13) In the summer of 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an event at Brooklyn's Barclays Center to celebrate the art of Color Guard: synchronized dance routines involving flags, rifles, and sabers. Recruiting performers that include the likes of Saint Vincent, Nelly Furtado, Ad-Rock, and Ira Glass to collaborate on original pieces with 10 color guard teams…

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Musical Matinee: Newsies

August 9 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 Matinee Price Newsies - (1992. USA. 2 hrs, 1 min. Directed by Kenny Ortega. PG.) This early nineties cult  musical (and eventual 2012 Broadway musical hit) created toe-tapping, song-and-dance excitement out of the true story of an 1899 strike by newspaper boys against publishing magnate Joseph Pulitzer. The "newsies" band together to protest a pay cut by Pulitzer (Robert Duvall), organizing a union to protect their rights and ensure fair wages. They are helped along the…

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Waterfront Concert: The Crown Vics

August 11 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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The Crown Vics - East Coast Boogie, Billy and Rock’n’Roll! Ever since they first formed 2 years ago, The Crown Vics made it their mission to veer from genre to genre across the musical map, choosing to follow their own muse. Mixing musical mischief and fun is in the Vic's DNA and they are already well known for their “let’s tear it up” reputation. While that status is well deserved, their ability to bend the boundaries has been simultaneously tempered and…

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Legally Blonde The Musical JR.

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Friday, August 11th 7:00pm Saturday, August 12th 2:00pm Legally Blonde The Musical JR. -Everyone’s favorite Harvard blonde, Elle Woods, takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical. LEGALLY BLONDE JR. is adapted for younger performers and features and upbeat original score. Legally Blonde the Musical Jr. is a fabulous journey that explores self-empowerment, the breaking of stereotypes,…

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Legally Blonde The Musical JR.

August 12 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Friday, August 11th 7:00pm Saturday, August 12th 2:00pm Legally Blonde The Musical JR. -Everyone’s favorite Harvard blonde, Elle Woods, takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical. LEGALLY BLONDE JR. is adapted for younger performers and features and upbeat original score. Legally Blonde the Musical Jr. is a fabulous journey that explores self-empowerment, the breaking of stereotypes,…

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Heathers the musical (High School Edition)

August 12 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Saturday, August 12th 7:00pm Sunday, August 13th 2:00pm Rated PG-13 - Adult Content - Mature Language - Simulated Violence Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love…

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CineGrand: Manifesto

August 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Manifesto - (2017. USA. 1hr, 35min. Directed by Julian Rosefeldt. This film is not rated.) From acclaimed visual artist Julian Rosefeldt, MANIFESTO features two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett in 13 distinct, must-see vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th century art movements. From anchorwoman to homeless man, from Pop Art to Dogma 95, a chameleonic Blanchett gives a tour-de-force performance as she transforms herself like never before. Rosefeldt weaves…

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Musical Matinee: Moulin Rouge

August 16 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 Matinee Price Moulin Rouge - (2001. US/Australia. 2 hrs, 6 min. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. PG-13.) Pop music provac-auteur Baz Luhrmann mixes period romance with the anachronism of modern pop songs in a similar fashion to his chaotic take on Shakespeare- “Romeo+Juliet” (1996). Ewan McGregor- at his most charismatic and smile so wide, it looks like he’ll eat the camera- plays a young bourgeois  who runs away to become a writer in Montmartre, Paris. Along the…

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Rhapsody in Blue

August 16 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Suggested donation of $10.00 Returning for a second year, Thinking Through Dancing (TTD) is pleased to present the dance showcase, “Rhapsody In Blue”, at the Grand. The showcase aims to capture the rhapsodic, expansive features in Gershwin’s song, “Rhapsody In Blue”, while maintaining its original classic style. TTD is currently holding a 3-week choreography boot camp for students from ages 6-16 to utilize their own creative interpretations of “Rhapsody in Blue.” These interpretations range from calming to destructive, nature to…

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NT Live: Angels In America Part 1

August 17 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults $16.00 Seniors $15.00 Grand Members $13.00 Students $10.00 Youth (12&under) America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass). This…

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Waterfront Concert: Gus La Casse

August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Waterfront Park, 333 Water Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Gus La Casse - Described as a fiddler with both speed and savage energy, Gus La Casse’s repertoire reflects his innovative spirit and dedication to the Cape Breton and Acadian fiddle traditions, playing both standards of the genre and original tunes. Based in Downeast Maine, Gus performs both as a solo artist and with area musicians Peter Lindquist, and also Carl Karush. Gus’ music has also taken him beyond Maine. He was the 2014 student in residence at The Acadia…

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