• CLASSICAL MUSIC

FRIDAY

Frank Glazer, pianist, part of Portland Conservatory’s International Piano Festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $15; $12 for students. 775-3356. 7:30 p.m.

“The Thinking Heart,” original arrangement of the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum in two voices with cello, Lewiston Public Library. Free. 782-7228. 7:30 p.m.

PORTopera’s Young Artists, world premiere of Richard Pearson Thomas’ “Cafe Vienna,” Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium. $20; $15 for students. 842-0800. 7:30 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Christian Sanders, Eastern European pianist, Old White Church, Buxton. $12, $14; free for ages 12 and under. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Tamara Poddubnaya, pianist, part of Portland Conservatory’s International Piano Festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $15; $12 for students. 775-3356. 7:30 p.m.

PORTopera’s Young Artists, world premiere of Richard Pearson Thomas’ “Cafe Vienna,” University of Maine (Jewett Hall), Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and younger. 621-3551. 2 p.m. 

MONDAY

Concert by Rising Stars, concert by advanced students, part of Portland Conservatory’s International Piano Festival, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $15; $12 for students. 775-3356. 7:30 p.m. 

TUESDAY

PORTopera’s Young Artists, world premiere of Richard Pearson Thomas’ “Cafe Vienna,” Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg. $18; $16.20 for seniors and students. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m.

The Best of the Met: Live in HD Encore Series, screening of Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale,” Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20. 563-3424. 7:30 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Student Recital, part of Portland Conservatory’s International Piano Festival, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. Free/donation. 775-3356. 3 and 7:30 p.m.

Met Summer Live in HD Encore Series, screening of Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale,” Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $10 to $18. 935-9232. 6:30 p.m. 

• THEATER

“Summer of Love,” East Coast premiere of musical based in 1960s Haight-Asbury starring Michele Lee of TV’s “Knot’s Landing,” Ogunquit Playhouse. $58 to $62. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Through July 16.

“The 39 Steps,” based on the classic 1935 Hitchcock comedy thriller, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $28 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. today to Saturday.

“Heaven Help Me,” comedy about a haunted restaurant, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 2.

Northern Writes, new play festival with short plays, dramatic readings and full-length productions, Bangor Opera House. $5 per day; $35 festival pass. penobscottheatre.org. 7 p.m. today to Saturday; 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 7 p.m. Monday; 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Through June 30.

“Lend Me a Tenor,” farce about a theater manager’s last-ditch efforts to replace a drunk opera tenor, presented by Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association, Norway Grange. ohmpaa.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Blue Moon Chronicles,” Pearwater Production’s gay romantic comedy written by South Portland’s Jeffrey Kagan-McCann, Lucid Stage, Portland. $20. lucidstage.com. 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” Maine State Music Theatre production about four teenage girls who dream of making it big as a vocal group, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $33 to $56. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Seussical, The Musical,” based on Dr. Seuss’ children’s books, suitable for all ages, Boothbay Playhouse. $17 to $20. 633-3379. 8 p.m. today to Saturday and Wednesday. Through July 9.

“The Real McGonagall,” comedy based on the true story of the world’s worst poet and his dubious place in history, Theater Project, Brunswick. $18. 729-8584. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.

“Ida’s Havin’ a Yard Sale,” comedy about a Maine woman having, well, a yard sale, Freeport Factory Stage. $17.50 to $22.50. freeportfactory.com.

7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 2.

“The Compleat Works of William Shakespeare, abridged,” Theater at Monmouth. $10 to $24. 933-9999. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Also July 10 and 20, and Aug. 2 and 17.

“Cymbeline,” Naked Shakespeare underground performance, Battery Steele, Peaks Island. $10/donation. 854-0065. 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“Annie,” Maine State Music Theatre production of classic musical based on the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie,” Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $33 to $56. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 16.

“Ten Nights in a Barroom,” 40-year anniversary of Hackmatack’s opening play about a father who refuses to come home from the bar, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $12 to $29.50. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 2. 

• AUDITIONS

Larry Shue’s comedy “The Foreigner,” principle roles for five men and two women and other ensemble roles; actors should be prepared to cold read from the script and will likely be asked to try Southern and/or British accents; Freeport High School. fcponline.org/auditions. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Oratorio Chorale Audition, openings available in all voice parts, singers are not required to prepare a piece, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. 329-5708. Tuesday; call for time. 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“John Marin: Modernism at Mid-century,” work from painter Marin’s career between 1870 and 1953, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Opens today. Through Oct. 10.

“Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine,” artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Opens Friday. Through May 27, 2012.

“Photo National 2011: A Survey of Contemporary Photography,” juried exhibit of works by 34 photographers, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. 561-3350. Opens Friday. Through Aug. 15.

Summer Gala, cocktail reception celebrating the presentation of the Maine in America award to artist Paul Caponigro with dining, dancing and a viewing of Caponigro’s exhibit, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. $250; reservations required. farnsworthmuseum.org. 6 p.m. 

CONTINUING

“James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard,” paintings by Fitzgerald of the schooner Elizabeth Howard and its crew, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“Incidents of Garden Displacement,” installation by Lauren Fensterstock, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“Contemporaries: The Artists of La Napoule Art Foundation,” works by eight New England artists, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“Object of Devotion,” medieval alabaster sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Sunday.

“Modernism at Bowdoin: American Paintings, 1900-1940,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Sunday.

“Images of the Longfellow Garden,” historical images tracing the history of the garden, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through June 30.

“Garden Elements,” garden sculpture, furnishings and other elements that personalize a landscape and enhance its natural beauty, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Through June 30.

“Dahlov Ipcar: From the Drawing Board to the Page,” drawings and paintings, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. mainegardens.org. Through July 10.

“Critters,” exhibit of paintings and sculpture by more than 100 artists with an animal theme, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. 221-4499. Through July 20.

“The Plastic Ocean,” ceramics by Susan Schultz, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through July 31.

“Refashioned,” jackets, hairstyles and dresses reimagined as art by Lauren Gillette, Anne Lemanski and Angelika Werth, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through July 31.

“Cold Waters, Cold War: The 20th Century Navy in Maine,” artifacts and photos of U.S.-Soviet naval operations, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. 443-1316. Through Aug. 7.

“Will Barnet at 100,” celebrating the 100th birthday of painter and summer Maine resident Will Barnet, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 14.

“Voyages and the Great Age of Sail,” artifacts related to 19th-century Saco sea captain Tristram Jordan; also “Point of Departure,” works by Saco artist Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through Sept. 4.

“Selected Drawings and Photographs from the Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection,” Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. Through Sept. 5.

“Emerging Dis/Order,” drawings by Amy Stacey Curtis, Alison Hildreth and Andrea Sulzer, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158. Through Sept. 10.

“Four in Maine: Drawings,” work by Mary Barnes, Emily Brown, John Moore and T. Allen Lawson, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Sept. 11.

“Maine Moderns: Art in Seguinland, 1900-1940,” paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs of Modernists who worked in Maine in the first half of the 20th century, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sept. 11.

“Hopper’s Contemporaries: Artists in New England,” works by contemporaries of Edward Hopper, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Sept. 11.

“Inspired by Buddhism: Ancient Art from the Permanent Collection,” objects from Cambodia, China, Tibet, Korea and Japan, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Exhibiting Whistler: A Tribute to David P. Becker,” prints by James McNeill Whistler, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Little Elegies: The Art of Nineteenth-Century Mourning,” paintings, texts and objects created to assuage grief and memorialize the dead, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Andrew and Jamie Wyeth: Selections from the Private Collection of Victoria Browning Wyeth,” paintings, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. Through Oct. 2.

“Alex Katz: Drawings,” ink and oil sketches and graphite drawings, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Andrew Moore: Detroit Disassembled,” photographs of Detroit’s industrial decline and reclamation by nature, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Through Oct. 2.

“Paul Caponigro: The Hidden Presence of Places,” photographs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. 596-6457. Through Oct. 9.

“Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World and the Olson House,” Farnsworth Art Museum (Wyeth Center), Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Oct. 30.

“Building an American Modernist Collection: Highlights from OMAA Permanent Collection,” Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

“The Drawing Tradition,” drawings by Henry Strater, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

“Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum. Through Dec. 6.

“The Art of the Boat” and “75 for 75,” artifacts from the museum’s 75 years plus works by more than 50 contemporary painters, sculptors and photographers, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through 2012.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Wen Redmond, gallery talk by nationally recognized Fiber Artist, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 6:30 p.m. today.

Art Walk, downtown Biddeford. biddefordartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Art Walk L/A, downtown Lewiston and Auburn. artwalklewistonauburn.com. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

“New Works,” by Craig Mooney and Henry Isaacs, Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through July 21.

Sidewalk Art and Craft Sale, ceramic, wood, glass, paintings, drawings, sculptures and more, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Wandering Art Show, painter Carol Bass’ yearly one-day art show with Heidi Daub, Laurie Hadlock, Bob Newton and Aaron Sober, plus fiddle music, Mead Barn, Yarmouth. 776-0788. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Master Craft Artist Katherine Cobey, lecture and slide show; proceeds benefit Maine Fiberarts; Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. 725-5222. 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

“Variations IV: An Exhibition of Art, Objects and Perspectives,” highlighting seven artists, seven objects and multiple perspectives, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108. Artists’ reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. 

CONTINUING

“Plein Air Painters Invitational,” Gallery on Chase Hill, Kennebunkport. maine-art.com. Through today.

“Flowers and Ices,” photography by Elizabeth Root Blackmer, Gelato Fiasco, Brunswick. 607-4002. Through today.

“Fake Forest,” sculptures and prints by Leslie Wick, running with scissors, Portland. 699-4242. Through Friday.

“Moments and Abstractions,” photography by C.C. Church and Richard Veit, Portland Photo Works. portlandphotoworks.com. Through Friday.

Joan Osborn Dunkle and Sumner Winebaum, paintings and sculptures, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-8400. Through Saturday.

“The Drawing Story,” drawings by 14 artists, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.

“June in June: A Lifetime of Art,” retrospective exhibit by June Stevenson, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Saturday.

“Digital Detour Ahead, ” photos by Dave Wade and mixed media by Jim Kelly, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Saturday.

“Maine Light,” new work by Greenhut Galleries artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. 772-2693. Through Saturday.

Ukrainian Artist Mikhail Mikora and Maine Artist Dianne Schelble, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. Through Saturday.

“Fabulous Fiber,” juried show and sale, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. Through Sunday.

“2011 Invitational Exhibit,” new small works by 34 artists, Landing Gallery, Rockland. landingart.com. Through Sunday.

“Petrofied,” two-part installation by collection of artists and non-artists, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Sunday.

Members Show, multimedia, Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. merrymeetingartscenter.org. Through Sunday.

“Summertime Blues,” group art show, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. Through Sunday.

Gallery Anniversary Show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Sunday.

Philip and Matt Barter: “Father and Son,” paintings and wood reliefs, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Tuesday.

Helen St. Clair: “The Figure,” paintings, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Through Tuesday.

The Tuesday Group, work by a collection of artists that have been meeting Tuesday mornings for 20-plus years, Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. Through Wednesday.

“Postcards from Vacationland,” paintings by Diana Young, Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6252. Through Wednesday.

“Driving Culture,” fine art jewelry, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Wednesday.

Gary Akers: “Maine Mornings,” Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. 354-0605. Through Wednesday.

“Yarka Vendrinska: Heart of Concern,” tribute to a late alumna of Maine Media Workshops and photography, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. 236-8581, Ext. 104. Through Wednesday.

“Off Season, Off Shore: A Documentary Art Installation,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. 347-3075. Through June 30.

“Offerings,” new work by Susan Mills, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. Through June 30.

“Fiber Arts in Bermuda and Bequia,” Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. 721-0678. Through June 30.

“Swell: Contemplating the Ocean,” Yes Art Works, Creative Trails and Bomb Diggity Baking and Arts Program join Spindleworks artists to reflect on the ocean, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. 725-8820. Through June 30.

Oil Paintings by Norma Torti, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. Through June 30.

“Indelible: The Ink Works,” six illustrative works from Portland artist Max M. Leon II, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. 221-3443. Through June 30.

“Common Ground, Uncommon Perspectives,” work by New England artists Mariella Bisson, William Simpson, Paul Stone and James Urbanska; Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Through June 30.

Christian Farnsworth, “Echo Garden” photography exhibit, Cambridge Coffee Bar and Bakehouse, South Portland. Through June 30.

“In the Shadow of Katahdin,” watercolor paintings of the landscapes and wildlife of Baxter State Park by Michael Boardman, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. 317mainst.org. Through July 1.

“Telling Stories,” Maine craft artists tell stories in various craft materials using metaphors and calligraphy, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. 594-0167. Through July 2.

“After Albers,” paintings by W.P. Pete Jennerjahn, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Through July 3.

“Fresh: New Works by Contemporary New England Artists,” 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings and new works by New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through July 6.

“Gold, God, Guns and Girls,” gouache drawings by Kenny Cole, Monkitree, Gardiner. 512-4679. Through July 9.

“Shift: Vivien Russe and Mary Hart,” paintings of nudes and pillows, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. Through July 9.

“Steve Mumford: Embedded,” illustrations from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. 236-2875. Through July 10.

“Illustrated Passages: Artworks Illustrating Paragraphs and Poems,” work by Maine artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through July 10.

Elizabeth McMillen and Duane Paluska: “Counterpoint,” paintings and wooden sculptures, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. Through July 10.

“Robert Hamilton: The Last Paintings,” Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. 236-2875. Through July 10.

“Logging in the Maine Woods Today,” photographs by Tonee Harbert, University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. Through July 15.

“Gallery 5 Photography Competition and Exhibit,” L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 782-7228. Through July 16.

Pastel Painters of Maine, 12th international juried exhibition, Heartwood College of Art, Kennebunk. 854-2378. Through July 16.

“Between Earth and Sky,” sculpture exhibition and sale, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. 688-4468. Through July 27.

“Aviary: A Winged Celebration,” work by local artists, students and bird lovers; Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. 725-8820. Through July 31.

“Tell Me a Story: Folktales and World Cultures,” children’s book illustrations by 13 Maine artists, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Through Aug. 12.

“Three Views,” paintings by Elise Ansel, Kate Emlen and Tom Glover, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Through Aug. 28.

“Five Artists,” work by Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Chiew Husson, L?Peterson and Susan Zimmerman, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. Through Sept. 11.