Chorus auditions, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. Call to schedule: 807-2158. For the chamber choir, 6 to 8 p.m. today; for the women’s choir, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday; for the lyric choir, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; for the concert choir, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; for the apprentice choir, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Midcoast Symphony Orchestra: “Clarion Calls” with trumpet soloist Wayne du Maine, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. www.midcoastsymphony.org. $15; free for ages 18 and younger. 7:30 p.m.

Epic Brass Quintet, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25 to $45; $8 for ages 18 and younger. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m. 


Portland Rossini Club, St. Luke’s Cathedral, Portland. $5 to $10/donation. 797-8318. 3 p.m.

Peabody Piano Trio, University of Maine (Minsky Recital Hall), Orono. $32. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 12:30 p.m.

Bangor Symphony Orchestra: “Romantic Rachmaninoff” with guest pianist Martina Filjak, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. www.bangorsymphony.org. 4 p.m.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra: “Clarion Calls” with trumpet soloist Wayne du Maine, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. www.midcoastsymphony.org. $15; free for ages 18 and younger. 2:30 p.m.

Vox Nova Chamber Choir, contemporary sacred songs, Bowdoin College (Chapel), Brunswick. $15. www.bowdoin.edu. 3 p.m. 


Bale Folclorico da Bahia, performing a repertory based on Bahian folkloric dances of African origin, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $32 to $44; $15 for students. www.porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 


“Is There Fat In That?”, one-woman cabaret show with Ellen Domingo, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. www.goodtheater.com. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 23.

“Blood Wedding,” tragedy about the intensity of living in a small town, Space, Portland. $10. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

Page to Stage Festival, staged readings, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $5 to $12. www.heartwoodtheater.org. “Four Quartets,” 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; “The Beggar’s Opera,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday; “Last Train to Nibroc,” 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Jan. 30.

“The Mousetrap,” Agatha Christie murder-mystery, Portland Players, South Portland. $18 to $20; $15 for students. 799-7337. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 30.

“Guys and Dolls, Jr.,” student-produced musical, Lyman Moore Middle School, Portland. $10; $5 for students. 775-2673. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 23.

“36” + 24″ + 36″ = A Shape for Murder,” dinner theater performance benefitting the D.A. Hurd Library, Spring Hill Restaurant, South Berwick. $45. www.da-hurd.lib.me.us. 6 p.m. Friday.

“The Wizard of Oz,” family-friendly musical, Old Port Playhouse, Portland. $15. 773-0333. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 6.

“Crying at Movies,” two-person play about how a man’s experiences of watching cinematic leading ladies affected his relationships with women, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $10; $8 for students and seniors. www.acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 30.

Out of the Hat, play-reading series, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. Free; audience members are welcome to participate; rehearsals are at noon. “Durang Durang” (adult comedy), 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Walk Together Children,” poetry, prose and song about the African-American experience with actress, storyteller and activist Vinie Burrows, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington. $10/donation. 778-7292. 7 p.m. Tuesday. 



“Characters,” ink drawings by faculty member Scott Reed, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Opens today. Through March 20.

“Displaced Persons,” black-and-white photographs of World War II refugees by Clemens Kalischer, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Opens today. Through June 12.

“Unconventional Portraits: Photographs by Charles E. Moody,” Saco Museum. 283-3861. Reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday; “Photography at a Crossroads” with Susan Danly, 6 p.m. Tuesday (free). Through Feb. 26.

“Recent Acquisitions,” multi-media, Saco Museum. 283-3861. Reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 26.

“Bound to Art: Illustrated Books from the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library,” Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158. Reception 6 p.m. Friday. Through March 25.

“Dialogue: A Video Series,” artists’ videos rotate throughout the exhibit’s run, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston,. 786-6158. Christian Marclay’s “Telephones,” reception 6 p.m. Friday. Through March 25.

“Selections from the Collection of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art,” modern and contemporary art, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158. Reception 6 p.m. Friday. Through March 25.

Winter exhibits: “Fear and Play,” paintings by Jonathan Lux; “The Gesture Contained,” sculpture by Joshua Enck; and “New York, New York,” photographs from the museum’s collection, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. 561-3350. Opens Friday. Through March 26.

“The Lay of the Land,” work from the museum’s permanent collection, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148. Opens Saturday. Through May 8. 


“Sit Down! Chairs from Six Centuries,” chair collection of American and European seating furniture from circa 1500 to the present, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Through Sunday.

“Emily Schiffer: Cheyenne River,” photographs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Jan. 31.

“Weston: Leaves of Grass,” Edward Weston’s black-and-white photographs based on Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass,” Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; www.portlandmuseum.org. Through March 13.

“Rackstraw Downes: Onsite Paintings, 1972-2008,” artist retrospective, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148. Through March 20.

“Andrew Wyeth: Winter Exhibition,” paintings, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org. Through April 3. 



“Fauna,” work by Angel Braestrup and Margaret Ryan, and “Newfoundland in Paint and Print,” work by Colin Barclay and Robert Aller; Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Reception 5 to 7 p.m. today. Through March 12.

“Americans Who Tell the Truth,” painted portraits by Robert Shetterly, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery), Portland. www.portlandlibrary.com. Draw-a-Thon to Bring Our War $$ Home, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through Jan. 31.

“Paintings by Antonio Guerrero — Political Prisoner,” University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. 743-2183. Reception with actress and activist Vinie Burrows, 6 p.m. Monday. Through Feb. 18. 


Jason Slaughter, paintings, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. www.waterfallarts.org. Through Jan. 20.

“Katrina Chronicles, Vol. 1 and 2,” work by Peter Precourt, University of Maine (Charles Danforth Gallery), Augusta. www.uma.edu/danforth. Through Jan. 21.

“From the Inside,” Maine College of Art faculty show, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. www.junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Through Jan. 22.

“Thru the Photographer’s Eye,” photographic work by members of the Capital Area Camera Club, L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 650-0200. Through Jan. 22.

Small works, paintings and mixed media by various artists, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. Through Jan. 23.

“Pinned and Wriggling on the Wall,” work by Robin Ward, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. Through Jan. 25.

“Drawing Show,” group exhibit, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. Through Jan. 28.

“Winter Works,” paintings and sculpture by Tom Curry, Ralf Feyl and others, plus “Eye Catchers,” small works, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. www.gleasonfineart.com. Through Jan. 29.

“Reflections: Glass, Water and Memory,” landscape images in fused stained glass by Kay McKeever Allison, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. Through Jan. 29.

“MECA Painting Graduates 10 Years Later,” June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland. www.junefitzpatrick gallery.com. Through Jan. 29.

“A Dealer Collects,” Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. Through Jan. 29.

“Launch!”, work by young and emerging visual artists, York Art Association, York Harbor. www.yorkartassociation.com. Through Jan. 30.

“A Collection of Works: Max O’Callaghan-Shaw,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. Through Jan. 31.

“Islands and Sirens,” work by Tom Curry and Brian Mark, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. www.thosmoser.com. Through Jan. 31.

“Maine Life as It Is,” paintings and drawings by Tom Brennan, Bangor Public Library. www.bpl.lib.me.us. Through Jan. 31.

“Contemporary Maine Wood Sculpture,” Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. www.woodschool.org. Through Feb. 4.

“LINES Portland: the invisible/visible lines and labor that connects us,” Katarina Weslien’s prints based on road repair lines made by Portland public service crews, Portland City Hall. www.lines.portlandmaine.gov. Through Feb. 11.

“Diagonal Knitting: A Different Slant,” sculptural work and clothing by Katharine Cobey, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. 721-0678. Through Feb. 25.

“Bio-Geo Luminescence,” drawings by Josh Dallaire, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. 773-6011. Through March 31.