• CLASSICAL MUSIC

TODAY

DaPonte String Quartet: “Fatal Attraction,” Alban Berg’s “Lyric Suite” and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor; St. John Baptist Church, Thomaston. $22; $18 for seniors; free for those under 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with soprano Christina Astrachan, oboist Stephen Shiman and organist Harold Stover, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

Frontiers of Music Concert Series, chamber music by Mark Tipton and Joshua DeScherer with Maria Wagner, Benjamin Noyes and Jesse Feinberg; Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick. Name your price. explorefrontier.com. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: “Fatal Attraction,” Alban Berg’s “Lyric Suite” and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor; St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Falmouth. $22; $18 for seniors; free for those under 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Pianist Igor Lovchinsky, works by Bach-Busoni, Chopin, Shostakovich and Liszt, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for those 21 and under. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet: “Fatal Attraction,” Alban Berg’s “Lyric Suite” and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor; Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $22; $18 for seniors; free for those under 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

SUNDAY

Soprano Christy Comeau-Pierce, works by Strauss, Cilea, Korngold, Arlen and more; benefits Cancer Community Center; State Street Church, Portland. $20. 774-2200. 3 p.m.

Blue Hill Concert Association Winter Concert Series, string quartet with clarinet, First Congregational Church, Blue Hill. $30; free for high school students and younger. bluehillconcerts.org. 3 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet: “Fatal Attraction,” Alban Berg’s “Lyric Suite” and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 in D minor; Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. $22; $18 for seniors; free for those under 21. daponte.org. 3 p.m.

Graduate Piano Recital, with Boston Conservatory graduate student Nicholas Price, Saco River Grange Hall, Buxton. Free/donation. 650-2776. 3 p.m.

Rossini Club, Eleanor Lehmann, violin, and Ruth Matt, piano, perform Rachmaninoff’s “Vocalise” and other works, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10; $5 for seniors; free for students. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m.

MONDAY

Decompression Chamber Music Season Four, Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden,” One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m.

MARCH 29

Vienna Piano Trio, Austrian trio plays Haydn’s Trio in E-Flat minor and more, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $6. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with DaPonte String Quartet, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

• DANCE

Trey McIntyre Project, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $27 to $38; $10 for students. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. today.

“Giselle,” by Portland Ballet Company, Westbrook Performing Arts Center. $35; $15 for ages 18 and under. porttix.com. 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Bellydance Superstars: “Club Bellydance,” with Lindsay Feeney, Naya’s Trance, Sisters of the Sun, Emily Wood and more, Portland High School Auditorium. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. club-bellydance.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

• THEATER

Henrik Ibsen’s “Ghosts,” by Lorem Ipsum, all ages; Space, Portland. $10. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday. Through April 1.

“Little Me,” Good Theater production of Neil Simon play, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 to $30. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. today;

7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and March 29. Through April 1.

National Theatre of London Live: “She Stoops to Conquer,” live broadcast, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23; $15 for ages 18 and under. rocklandstrand.com. Live at 2 p.m., rebroadcast at 7 p.m. today.

National Theatre of London Live: “She Stoops to Conquer,” live broadcast, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $18; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. Live at 2 p.m., rebroadcast at 7 p.m. today.

“The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged),” Freeport Factory Stage. $19; $15 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” Paul Zindel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Mad Horse Theatre Company, Lucid Stage, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 8:30 p.m. March 29. Through April 1.

John Logan’s “Red,” play about artist Mark Rothko, Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 for ages 18 and under. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Honk!” award-winning musical comedy, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. $9. 985-1110. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday and March 29. Through March 31.

“Tied to the Tracks,” musical melodrama, Greely High School, Cumberland Center. thenorth.com/greelydinnertheatre. $6; $5 for seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday.

Readings of New Works from Maine Playwrights, by Belfast Maskers, Union Hall (Town Hall), Searsport. Free/donation. 505-0199. “Hatty” by Bundy Boit, 7 p.m. Friday; “Joe Patten for Senate’ by Jon Potter and “Mansion on the Hill” by Eddie Adelman, 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Odyssey,” traditional Sicilian marionette show of Homer’s epic by Shoestring Theater with live music, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $4 to $10. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” Windham Center Stage Theatre. $8, $10; $5 for children under age 5. 893-2098. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“A Few Good Men,” military courtroom thriller, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $15 for students; $18 for seniors. portlandplayers.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through April 1.

“Annie,” classic musical, Academy of Developing Artists of Maine, Biddeford. $10 in advance; $13 day of show. 423-2027. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 1.

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” by Young Company, Theater Project, Brunswick. $12/donation. theaterproject.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 1.

“Freud’s Last Session,” by Everyman Repertory Theatre, Camden Public Library. $20. everymanrep.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 1.

“Tied to the Tracks,” musical melodrama with dinner, Greely High School, Cumberland Center. thenorth.com/greelydinnertheatre. $15; $12 for seniors and students. Dinner at 6:15 p.m.; show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Chanson: The Lives and Music of Edith Piaf and Jaques Brel,” dinner theater by Freeport Players, The New Venue, Portland. $35; $25 for Sunday show. fcponline.org. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Can U Here Me Know?” one-man show about a gay man’s journey through deaf culture and life, Lucid Stage, Portland. $15; $12 for students and seniors. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Dark Night Series: “Uncle Bob,” drama by Mad Horse Theatre, Lucid Stage, Portland. $10/donation. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Monday to Wednesday.

“Heroes,” comedy about three WWII veterans in a French retirement home, Portland Stage Company. $27 to $39; $15 to $19.50 for students. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to March 29. Through April 22.

“Anything Goes,” Cole Porter musical by Wells High School Players, Wells High School. $5 to $8. 351-5741. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7 p.m. March 29. Through March 31.

“Ink,” world premiere of play about the first woman published in America, presented by Penobscot Theatre Company, Bangor Opera House. $20. penobscottheatre.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday and March 29. Through April 15.

“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grille,” Mardra Thomas as Billie Holiday with Flash Allen on piano, Freeport Factory Stage. $19; $15 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. March 29. Through April 14.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“The Homestead Project: A Residence Reimagined,” architectural designs, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 23.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: Youth Art Month exhibition, through April 1; “Making Faces: Photographic Portraits of Actors and Artists,” photos of famous actors and artists plus works by the artists profiled, through April 8; “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist,” more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures, through May 28; Tanja Alexia Hollander: “Are You Really My Friend?” photographs of Facebook friends, through June 17. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: “Take to the Streets!” photography exhibit examining American protest movements, through March 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

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: “The Face of the Ghetto: Pictures by Jewish Photographers from the Lodz Ghetto 1940-1944,” through May 1. treeoflifemuseum.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Insight Out: Exploring Gifts of Art from Private Collectors,” contributions from private collectors since 1811, and “Intimations of Independence: The First 100 Years of American Portraiture,” portraits of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and more, through April 15; “Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker,” through June 3; “Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions,” more than 20,000 objects, and “Telephones,” seven-minute compilation of Hollywood film clips, through June 24. bowdoin.edu

Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick: “In a State of Becoming,” Inuit art from the collection of Rabbi Harry Sky, ongoing. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Port of Portland: A Ship-Shaped History,” a look at Portland’s past via the ships that sailed through the harbors, the city’s shipping and ship-building industries, and more, through May 13. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Dyer Library/Saco Museum: “Rugs All Marked Out: Biddeford’s Edward S. Frost,” celebration of 19th-century rug entrepreneur and “Hooked Rugs of Artists from the Maine Tin Pedlar,” through Saturday; wall sculptures by UNE Students made from repurposed materials and with a marine theme, through March 30. 283-3861.

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: “Rediscoveries 2: New Perspectives on the Permanent Collection,” though April 29. ogunquitmuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Art of the Book,” focuses on the museum’s collection of rare 19th- and 20th-century books, through April 1. 596-6457.

UMaine Museum of Art, Bangor: “The Moment: Paintings by Michael De Brito,” Lori Nix: “The City,” Brett Day Windham: “I Put a Spell on You” and George Terry: “Because You’re Mine,” all through Saturday. umma.umaine.edu

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 Dec. 29. abbemuseum.org

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

“Land and Sea: Land and Seascapes in Seasons and Light,” paintings by Marlena Faxon, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 846-6264. Artist reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

“My (so-called) Teenage Life 2011-2012,” North Yarmouth Academy student photography exhibit, Clayton’s Gourmet Market & Cafe, Yarmouth. nya.org. Opens Saturday. Through April 30.

“Earthenware and Healing,” exhibit of Ayurvedic healing herbs and oils and their vessels, College of the Atlantic (Ethel H. Blum Gallery), Bar Harbor. 288-5015. Opens Monday. Through March 30.

Altered Book Exhibition from Margo Ogden’s Workshop, Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Closing reception, 4 p.m. March 29.

CONTINUING

The Salt Exchange, Portland: “Reflections,” sea-inspired oil paintings and metallic driftwood sculptures by Ellen Thayer, through April 30. thesaltexchange.net

Coffee By Design (India Street), Portland: “Out of the Blue,” group show by YES Art Works, through April 1. yesartworks.org

Lofts Gallery, Portland: “Open Spaces, Maine III,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, Ann Mohnkern and Louisa Wickard, through March 30. 773-1737.

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Kevin Beers, “Trucks and Landscapes,” new paintings, through March 30. 699-5599.

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Sixth annual biennial invitational, through April 27. 772-2693.

Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland: “Portraits,” photographs by Sally Dennison and Mat Thorne, through March 31. addisonwoolley.com

Rose Contemporary, Portland: “Print/Counter-Print,” works by members of Peregrine Press, Zea Mays Printmaking and MECA, through March 30. peregrinepress.com

3 Fish Gallery, Portland: “Attach,” new drawings by Amy Ray, through March 30. 773-4773.

Art House Picture Frames, Portland: “Night Studies,” small works by Christina Goodwin, through Saturday. arthousepictureframes.com

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland: “A Year of New Work” by Neil Wyrick, through March 30. harmonsbartons.com

St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland: Lisa Dombek, paintings and mixed media, through March 30. stlawrencearts.org

Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery): “Visual Poetry: A Painting Show,” through April 3. portlandlibrary.com

Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, Portland: “Flash Forward,” group exhibition, through May 4. salt.edu

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: “Madness Immemorial,” tribute to H.P. Lovecraft by Brandon Kawashima and Michelle Souliere, through March 30. 253-6808.

Glickman Family Library, University of Southern Maine, Portland: “Chronology of a Life: Artist’s Books, Poems, and Publications of Georgiana Peacher,” through April 30. usm.maine.edu

Flat Iron Gallery, Portland: Diane Bowie Zaitlin, mixed media, through May 2. 838-7591.

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: Retrospective exhibit of 20th-century Peaks Island art, through Saturday. richardboydpottery.com

Somerset Sports and Fitness Center, Scarborough: “The Good Ole Days: Men and Their Tools,” 19th-century tools used by surveyor Levi Weston, Skowhegan History House traveling display, through April 10. skowheganhistoryhouse.org

University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham: “The Myths,” photographic exhibition on the evolving roles of women, through April 4. usm.maine.edu/gallery

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: “Monhegan Island Year Around” by Alison Hill and “Still Life, Revisited” by Brita Holmquist, Margaret Ryan and Margareta McDonald, through April 7. elizabethmossgalleries.com

Royal Bean, Yarmouth: Artisans collective mixed-media show, through March 30. 846-7967.

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: “Painting in Normandy and Beyond,” six-woman show, through March 30. 846-7777.

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: “Viewpoints,” new work by painters Eric Hopkins, James Mullen and Colin Page, through May 1. 865-4519.

Gallery Framing, Brunswick: Debra Arter: “Layers of Meaning,” mixed-media work, through March 29. 729-9108.

Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick: “Little House Meets Little Dog,” paintings by Melissa Capuano, through March 30. spindleworks.org

Markings Gallery, Bath: New work by Obie Buell, Susie Stevenson, Susan Hutton and Annette Kearney, through March 30. markingsgallery.com

Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath: “Springtime Floriade,” multi-disciplinary exhibit, through April 20. chocolatechurcharts.org

Topsham Public Library (Crooker Gallery): “Assembly Line,” work by Barbara Bean, Maureen Block, Terry Grasse and Ann Slocum, through Tuesday. topshamlibrary.org

Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: “The Art of the Needle,” needlepoint tapestries by Jill Vendituoli, through April 23. mainefiberarts.org

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: “Young at Art,” showcase of K-8 graders’ artwork, and “Callithump!” vending machine art, through March 31. harlowgallery.org

Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham: “Vernal Pools and the First Signs of Spring,” through April 28. 841-5914.

Engine, Biddeford Arts: “MERC: Mainers Recycling Cardboard,” through March 30. feedtheengine.org

University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: “Another Part of Me,” staff and faculty exhibit, through April 2. une.edu

Red Door Pottery Studio, Kittery: “Focus on India,” photos by New Hampshire craftsman Lawrence Elbroch, through March 31. 439-5671.

York Public Library: “A Photo Exhibit of African Wildlife” by Earland Bradley, through Wednesday. york.lib.me.us

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: “44N 69W: Radius Belfast,” fourth annual show, through April 1. aarhusgallery.com

Waterfall Arts, Belfast: “Painters, Players and Poets,” “Branching Out: Water” and Gardiner-area artists, through Tuesday. waterfallarts.org

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: “As High as Heaven,” paintings and drawings by Kenny Cole, through April 21. 338-0555.

River Arts, Damariscotta: “Playing Around: Art of the Imagination,” 96 works by 46 artists, with several 3D sculptures in a variety of media and assemblages, through March 29. riverartsme.org

Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Damariscotta artist Penny Moodey, through April 16. 563-2111.

Damariscotta River Grill: “Spring Works,” by Cynthia Hammett, Ed McCartan and Dorothy K. Magadieu, through April 24. damariscottarivergrill.com

Haynes Galleries, Thomaston: “The Wyeths: First Family of American Realism,” work by N.C., Andrew, Jamie, Carolyn, Henriette and Victoria Wyeth, through April 10. haynesgalleries.com

Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield: Marguerite Robichaux, Hugh Verrier and John Orcutt, landscape paintings, paper bird sculptures and nature photography, through Wednesday. 939-6518.