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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at MaineToday.com and a music writer for MaineToday.com and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at Mainetoday.com. You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk about...music of course.

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Posted: April 23, 2014

Wednesday, April 23. Or as I like to call it…Peter Gabriel movie night!

Musically speaking, September 24, 2012 was one of the greatest nights of my life. I saw Peter Gabriel from about the 8th row at the TD Garden in Boston. His tour celebrated the 25th anniversary of his “So” album and he played this album in its entirety as well as several other classic Gabriel songs. We heard “Come Talk To Me,” The Family and the Fishing Net,” “Solsbury Hill, “In Your Eyes” and my favorite Gabriel song “Family Snapshot.” The entire show frankly blew me away.

And so it gives me immense pleasure to tell you that you can experience a 2013 show from London’s 02 arena on the silver screen. “Back to Front” includes all the songs and behind-the-scenes interviews. You’ve got just one night to catch the screening of “Back to Front”  in South Portland and even if you’re just a novice Gabriel fan, I ask you to trust me on this. I’ll be there and I can’t wait!

Here’s the trailer:

Here’s what you need to know about the screening:

Peter Gabriel “Back to Front.” 7:30 p.m. Cinemagic Grand. 33 Clark’s Pond Parkway, South Portland. $15; fathomevents.com

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