• CLASSICAL MUSIC

SUNDAY

Pianist Frank Glazer, performing Beethoven’s Variations and Fugue for Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 35, and more, Olin Concert Hall, Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 3 p.m.

Pianist Michael Brown, works by Mendelssohn, Chopin and Debussy, Rockport Opera House. $30 to $40; $8 for ages 18 and under. 236-2823. 2:30 p.m.

Portland Rossini Club, works by Mozart, Dvorak, Chopin, Beethoven, Haydn and more, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $5 to $10; free for students. 797-8318. 3 p.m.

NOV. 17

USM Youth Ensemble Fall Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $3 to $6/donation. 7 p.m. Nov. 17.

VentiCordi Chamber Music, First Parish Church Portland, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Nov. 17.

• DANCE

Bates College Modern Dance Company, new works by guest artists Kendra Portier, Kwame Ross, Michael Wimberly and faculty choreographers, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $6. 786-6161. 5 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.

India Jazz Suites, Hannaford Hall, USM, Portland. $34. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Portland School of Ballet, ballet classics and contemporary works, John Ford Theater, Portland High School. Free. 772-9671. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

• THEATER

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” USM Theatre production of original piece based on controversial military policy regarding gays, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $8 to $15. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.

“God of Carnage,” Tony Award-winning comedy, Portland Stage Company. $30 to $39; half-off for ages 25 and under. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Through Nov. 20.

“August: Osage County,” Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Good Theater (mature themes and adult language), St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 to $30. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 17. Through Nov. 20.

“Betrayal,” drama about one-upmanship, dishonesty and deception by The Originals, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $15 to $18. 929-5412. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

“Beowulf,” Heartwood Theater Company youth production of ancient epic poem, Lincoln Academy, Newcastle. $8 to $15. 563-1373. 7 p.m. today (pay what you can); 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

“Gold in the Hills,” classic melodrama performed by CEHS Theater, Cape Elizabeth High School. $8; $5 seniors and students. 799-3309. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 23.

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” classic musical based on children’s tale, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $17; $10 for ages 12 and under. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Cinderella (Enchanted Edition),” Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by Gaslight Theater, Hallowell City Hall. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17. Through Nov. 20.

“The Moose in Me, the Moose in You,” comedy starring Susan Poulin as Ida Le Clair, Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 children. 782-3200. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on the Book of Genesis, Fryeburg Academy. $6 to $8.50. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Rabbit Hole,” drama about a couple who has lost a young child, presented by Lincoln County Community Theater, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $12. 563-3424. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 20.

“The Wizard of Oz,” high school theater production, Windham High School. $11; $7 students and seniors. 893-1742. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 20.

“Don’t Dress for Dinner,” sexy, madcap farce about infidelity, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 20.

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” classic Edward Albee drama about two bickering couples, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $15; $12 for seniors and students. acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 27.

“Once Upon A Mattress,” musical comedy, Yarmouth High School Playmakers production, Yarmouth High School. $10; $8 seniors and students. 846-2335. 7 p.m. Nov. 17.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“Faces of War,” photo essay of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by Jerry Robinov, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery/facesofwar.cfm. Opening reception with cocktails, hors d’euvres and silent auction, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today; benefits Community Counseling Center. $30; $50 per couple. Through Feb. 12.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: “Madeleine de Sinety: Photographs,” photos of everyday people and public events over a 40-year period, through Dec. 18; “Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection,” Shaker furniture, printed works, visual art, tools, textiles, and small craft, through Feb. 5. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society, Portland: “Having in Paris a Great Success,” French fashion from 1928 to 1936, through Dec. 31; “Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine,” artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, through May 27. mainehistory.org

Museum of African Culture, Portland: “Life on the Shores of Lake Victoria,” paintings of street artist collective including the work of Vincent Ouma, Erick Ayoti and Seth Amollo, through Nov. 30. 871-7188.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay: “Toki Oshima: We Live in Maine,” multi-media, through Monday. 633-4333.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Along the Yangzi River: Regional Culture of the Bronze Age from Hunan,” 60 bronze vessels and monumental bells cast in southern China between 1300 B.C.E. and 221 B.C.E., through Jan. 8; “Where Hath Fleeting Beauty Fled?”, selections of 19th- and 20th-century art, through Jan. 22; “After Atget: Todd Webb Photographs, New York and Paris,” street photography of Webb, through Jan. 29. bowdoin.edu

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

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “ALOFT! Topsails to Turbines,” use of wind power through the ages, through Nov. 27. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: “Drawn from the River: Drawings by Artists of the Saco River Valley”; Christy Bergland: “Late Seasons of Great Pond”; and “Two Hundred Years of the Academy: Thornton Academy Bicentennial Exhibition,” documents, artifacts and photos; all through Sunday. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “Jason Larkin: Past Perfect,” 2011 Arnold Newman Prize winner exhibition, through Nov. 27; Louise Nevelson, sculptures, through Dec. 31; Paul Caponigro, “The Hidden Presence of Places,” black-and-white photographs, through Jan. 15; “Beyond Rugs!”  rug-hooking textile art, through Feb. 5. 596-6457.

Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston: “Tale Spinning,” narrative art, and “25: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” celebrating the museum’s 25th anniversary, both through Dec. 17. 786-6158.

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “Twisted Path II: Contemporary American Art Informed by Tradition,” contemporary art show featuring native artists from the Northeast, through May; “Indians and Rusticators,” through December 2012. abbemuseum.org

UMaine Museum of Art, Bangor: Dominic Chavez: “The Global Lens,” photography exhibit; Carlo Pittore, “Studio Life,” paintings; and Abe Ajay, “Constructions,” wall-oriented relief sculptures, all through Nov. 30.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“Ice and Smelt: Winter on Merrymeeting Bay,” Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham. 710-0349. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

“Courting the Muse,” watercolors by Ken Fellows, York Public Library. 363-2818. Artist’s reception, 5 p.m. Tuesday. Through Dec. 30.

“A Perpetual Present: 2011 MECA Faculty Selects Exhibition,” Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. 699-5029. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 17. Through Dec. 23.

CONTINUING

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: Amy Stacey Curtis, “Drawing the Line #9,” through Nov. 18. 699-5083.

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Joseph Nicoletti and Glenn Renell: “Northeast X Southwest,” paintings, through Nov. 26. 772-2693.

Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery): “Good Design is Good Business: The Elements of Branding,” showcase of recent branding work by Maine graphic designers, through Nov. 28. maine.aiga.org

Ember Grove Gallery, Portland: Liz Bernier, Stacey Whipple, Patricia Knittel and Jane Sleeper, fall show, through Nov. 30. 761-0408.

Art House Picture Frames, Portland: “Portland Overviews,” paintings by Nathaniel Larrabee, through Nov. 30. 221-3443.

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: “Addicted to Love,” drawings and prints by Eric Hou, through Nov. 30. 450-6695.

The Gallery Room, Eastland Park Hotel, Portland: SMCC senior art student exhibition, through Nov. 18. 741-5865.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: “Davidson and Daughter Revisited,” paintings, sculpture and jewelry, through Dec. 2. 772-6467.

St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland: “Zero Four 101er,” paintings by Joe Fournier, through Nov. 30. stlawrencearts.org

running with scissors, Portland: “Smash Knock ‘Em Dead,” paintings, pastels and ceramics by Robert Nason and Julian Moran, through Nov. 25. 831-5682.

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: “Perspective,” new and recent works by painter Jay LaBrie, through Nov. 27. 712-1097.

Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth: Oil paintings by Jack Riddle, through Nov. 30. 799-1720.

USM Art Gallery, Gorham: “Engaging Insects: Artists and Scientists,” nine artists and scientists, through today. 780-5008.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Lori Ingraham: “Foliage” and Harry Nadler: “Sightings,” through Dec. 4. 781-2620.

317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth: Anne Ritchie, photographs on canvas and in print, through Friday. 317mainst.org

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: “Celebrate Women Artists in Maine,” group show of 20 artists, through Dec. 31. 865-4519.

Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Henry Wolyniec: “New Work,” through Nov. 19. 725-8157.

Gallery Framing, Brunswick: Monika Kirtland, “The World Around Us,” textile art, through Nov. 25. 721-0766.

Summer Island Studio — Gallery of Fine Artisans, Brunswick: “Inside and Outside,” paintings by Abbie Williams, through Nov. 30. 373-1810.

Markings Gallery, Bath: “Wearable Art,” handwoven, painted, felted and forged wearables, through Nov. 30. markingsgallery.com

Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor: Sara Gray: “Transitions,” landscape photography, through Nov. 30. 699-5599.

Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: “ArtinMe,” statewide juried art show featuring Maine artists, through Nov. 19. 633-2703.

George Marshall Store Gallery, York: Duncan Johnson, Robert LaBranche and David Orser, multi-media, through Sunday. 351-1083.

York Art Association, York Harbor: Abstract art exhibition, through Nov. 20. 363-4049.

Red Door Pottery Studio, Kittery: “Focus on India,” photos by Lawrence Elbroch, through Dec. 15. 439-5671.

The Bakery, Damariscotta: Paintings by Lea Peterson, through Nov. 30. 563-2867.

Damariscotta River Grill: “Objects of Affection,” still-life paintings by Liliana Thelander, Denise Rankin, Nancy O’Brien MacKinnon and Pamela Hansen, through Dec. 12. damariscottarivergrill.com

River Arts, Damariscotta: “Small Works,” 2-D and 3-D works by 70 Maine artists, through Dec. 1. 563-1507.

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: “Holiday Extravaganza,” more than 60 Maine artists, craftsmen, poets and musicians, through Dec. 24. 338-0001.

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Paintings of Jobe Cole and Tom Andersen, through Nov. 27. 338-0555.

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: “Still/Moving,” performance, video, sculptural objects, printmaking and photography by Deborah Wing-Sproul; “Sferics and Aural Ecosystem,” installation artists Zach Poff and N.B. Aldrich; and “Pieced” and “Wired,” contemporary artists Gabriella D’Italia, George Mason and Ellen Wieske, all through Friday. cmcanow.org

Messler Gallery, Rockport: “Regeneration: Fine Woodworkers Under 30,” national juried exhibition, through Nov. 23. 594-5611.

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: “Wearable, Functional, Beautiful,” contemporary graphic design and form, through Nov. 27. 594-0167.

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: Painters Bayard Hollins and Jon Taner, through Saturday. 594-5935.

Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston: Dahlov Ipcar paintings, through Dec. 10. frostgullygallery.com.

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: “Still Life,” paintings by Harold Garde, through Saturday. 667-6611.

L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston: “Precious Things,” multiple artists, through Jan. 7. 576-4805.

Central Maine Medical Center Art Gallery, Lewiston: Paintings and prints by Joseph Cousins, through Nov. 30. 795-2474.

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: “Rules of Domesticity,” work by Cynthia J. Ahlstrin, Debra Arter, Jennifer Booker and Barbara Nelson Emerson, through Nov. 26. 622-3813.

Slates Restaurant and Bakery, Hallowell: Bill Haley, photography, through Nov. 21.

Art Galleries at UMaine Machias: Paintings by Marilyn Carr, through Friday. 255-1279.

Unity College (Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery): “The Art of Recycling,” found object assemblages by sculptor Wally Warren, through Nov. 30. unity.edu

College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor: Robin Owings and Jill Piekut: “Buoys and Apples,” through Saturday. 288-5015.