Strand adds two broadcasts, two community events to schedule

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 11:00am

Story Location:
345 Main Street
Rockland  Maine
United States

ROCKLAND — Two high definition broadcasts and two community events have been added to the Strand Theatre lineup. 

UPDATES added this week:  

HD:

Oct. 12 at 1 pm: Met Opera LIVE: Puccini’s TURANDOT

Oct. 22 at 1 pm: Met Opera ENCORE: Puccini’s TURANDOT

 

COMMUNITY EVENT:

Oct. 10 at 7 pm: JULIE & JULIA - Fundraiser screening for Meals On Wheels

Oct. 13 at 2 pm: THE WORK - Screening co-presented by Jericho Circle Project

 

Upcoming events

LIVE SHOWS:     

 

Sunday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 pm: FLOR DE TOLOACHE

Latin Grammy winning, New York-based all-female ensemble Flor de Toloache continue to win the hearts of both progressive and traditional mariachi music fans alike through their distinct artistic vision and sophisticated, enlightened interpretation of traditional mariachi instruments. Their music is an edgy, versatile, and fresh take on traditional Mexican music. Tickets: $20/Advance, $25/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 pm: IRIS DEMENT 

With opener Ana Egge

Iris DeMent is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose 1992 debut Infamous Angel was hailed by Rolling Stone as “an essential album of the 90’s”. Combining elements of folk, gospel and country, her rich lyrical landscapes and captivating music have earned two Grammy nominations. and the respect of many of her peers such as John Prine, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell. Opener ANA EGGE is a Brooklyn based-by-way-of North Dakota singer and songwriter who has recorded 10 albums of original music. Tickets: $25/Advance, $30/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 pm: ADONIS PUENTES and the Voice of Cuba Orchestra

Hot Latin jazz! Adonis Puentes’ rich, soulful voice is the perfect front for his all-acoustic orchestra, layering traditional Cuban rhythms with deep bass lines, jazzy horns, and his melodic guitar. A Grammy-nominated vocalist and composer from Cuba who weaves passionate, hypnotic Salsa and Cuban Son melodies through jazz arrangements, Puentes and the Orchestra create a worldly experience that is as emotive as it is danceable! Tickets: $30/Advance, $35/Door. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30pm: THE FORGOTTEN KINGDOM - Sand Stories

International sand art superstar Kseniya Simonova (US premiere) and Guy Mendilow Ensemble team up on an extraordinary show bringing to life Sephardi women's voices lost to war. Simonova creates, morphs and obliterates sand imagery in real-time, crafting a flowing narrative driven by the Ensemble's evocative music and radio theatre-style storytelling. Tickets: $20/Advance, $25/Door. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 pm: ANI DiFRANCO - SOLD OUT

With special guest Gracie and Rachel

Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is known as a folksinger, though her music has embraced punk, funk, hip hop, jazz, soul, and electronica. Her lyrics are rhythmic and poetic, often autobiographical, and strongly political. As an iconic songwriter and social activist, she has been the inspiration for women artists and entrepreneurs for over two decades. DiFranco’s most recent album Binary was released in June 2017 on her own label, Righteous Babe Records. Her memoir "No Walls and the Recurring Dream" was released in May 2019. Opener Gracie and Rachel is a Brooklyn, NY-based chamber pop duo composed of singer-keyboardist Gracie Coates and violinist Rachel Ruggles. Tickets: $55/General Admission. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

HIGH DEFINITION BROADCASTS

Thursday, Oct. 3 at 2 pm and 7 pm: National Theatre Live: FLEABAG

Live broadcast from London

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag, written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Killing Eve) and directed by Vicky Jones. FLEABAG is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life; Fleabag may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose. Recommended for ages 15+. Tickets: $12.50/General Admission, $10.50/Strand Members. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Saturday, Oct. 12 at 1 pm: Met Opera LIVE: Puccini’s TURANDOT

Live high-definition broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera. 

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love. Run Time: 3 hours 12 min. $27/Adults, $15/18 and under, and college students with ID. The Strand lobby bar will be open for age 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 1 pm: Met Opera ENCORE: Puccini’s TURANDOT

High definition re-broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera. 

Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love. Run Time: 3 hours 12 min.  $23/Adults, $20/Strand Members, $5/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID; available at the box office 30 minutes prior to show. The Strand lobby bar will be open for age 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 pm: JULIE & JULIA

Fundraiser screening for Meals On Wheels

Methodist Conference Home, Inc. (MCH) and the Strand Theatre present a fundraiser screening to benefit Knox County Meals on Wheels. VIP reception at 5:30pm. Julie & Julia stars Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, and is based on Julia Child’s story of her start in the cooking profession intertwined with blogger Julie Powell’s 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child’s first book. Directed by Nora Ephron. Starring Meryl Streep, Amy Adams. PG-13 (USA | 2009)  Tickets: $10/Screening, $30/VIP Reception. For more information, please contact MCH, Inc. at 596-6477 or adminoffice@mchinc.orgStrand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Sunday, Oct. 13 at 2 pm: THE WORK

Screening event co-presented by the Jericho Circle Project

Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, follow three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. A powerful and rare look past the cinder block walls and dehumanizing tropes in our culture to reveal a movement of change and redemption that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation. A panel discussion led by the Jericho Circle Project will follow. JCP volunteers create and facilitate men’s circles in prisons (including in Maine State Prisons) to support personal change and the discovery of deeper truth. Directed by Jairus McLeary, Gethin Aldous. Starring Aaron Ortega-Piddington, Alvin 'Bud' Wheeler, Charles Tate Jr. NR (USA | 2017) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

 

FILMS THIS WEEK

Monday, Sept. 16 - Saturday, Sept. 21: MAIDEN

MAIDEN is the story of how 24-year-old Tracy Edwards became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World in 1989. Tracy's inspirational dream was opposed on all sides, but Tracy refused to give up and put everything on the line to ensure the team made it to the start line. Although blessed with tremendous self-belief Tracy was also beset by crippling doubts and was only able to make it through with the support of her remarkable crew. With their help she went on to shock the sport world and prove that women are very much the equal of men. Directed by Alex Holmes. Starring Tracy Edwards. PG (UK | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

 

FILMS COMING SOON

Friday, Sept. 21 - Wednesday, Sept. 25: AFTER THE WEDDING

Isabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. Potential donor Theresa Young (Julianne Moore), a multimillionaire media mogul, asks her to meet in New York to discuss a donation.  While there Isabel discovers that they have more in common than meets the eye, and soon a startling revelation upends the lives of both women and the people who love them most. Directed by Bart Freundlich. Starring Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup. PG-13 (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, Sept. 27 - Wednesday, Oct. 2: WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE

Based on the runaway bestseller, WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Bernadette's leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. Directed by Richard Linklater. Starring Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig. PG-13 (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, Sept. 27 - Tuesday, Oct.1: DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME

A triumph at Sundance, this inspired collaboration between director A.J. Eaton and producer Cameron Crowe coaxes Crosby, member of three major groups in music history (The Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash; and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), into unflinching candor as the singer-songwriter confronts mortality and assesses the damage of earlier days. At the same time, his redemptive journey back to music is universally inspiring and uplifting, bearing an emotional impact that transcends the rock documentary genre. Directed by A.J. Eaton. Starring David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Jan Crosby. R (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com