Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The Portland Symphony Orchestra will present “Star Wars Symphonic Spectacular,” with Norman Huynh conducting an hour-long program geared to children, in Portland on Oct. 20.
Courtesy Portland Symphony Orchestra
The Portland Stage Company presents August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” through Oct. 20.
Photo by Aaron Flacke
“On Finding Home,” figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces by Sachiko Akitama, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.
“Waterfront Properties,” archival inkjet prints by Elke Morris, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, Portland. usm.maine.edu. Through Dec. 27.
“To the Ends of the Earth and Back,” historical overviewof polar exploration and the process of globalization as depicted in maps, charts, books and artifacts, University of Southern Maine, Osher Map Library, Portland. 780-4850. Through Feb. 27.
“Three Graces for Environmental Awareness,” photographic project by Ann Tracy, Akari, Portland. 772-9060. Through Oct. 31.
“Along the Maine Coast,” acrylic paintings by Diane Noble, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Nov. 4.
“Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference,” selected works by 20 contemporary Maine artists who have been featured in Hawk & Handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability published by Unity College, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 1.
“Vittles,” six Maine artists celebrate food, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through Oct. 26.
“Something Small under the Blankets,” 4-inch-square editioned prints and monprints by 13 artists from central Maine, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108. Through Oct. 26.
Michael Shaughnessy, “3.2.7,” sculpture, Unity College Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery, Unity. 948-9239. Through Nov. 1.
“Things Seen III,” Kathleen Boldt drawings, collages and gouache paintings, Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery. topshamlibrary.org. Through Oct. 31.
“Circo El Salvador,” images of circus families by Steven Laxton, Maine Media Gallery, Rockport. mainemedia.edu/gallery. Through Nov. 16.
From Shore to Shore: Select American and European Coastal Paintings,” 19th- and 20th-century paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Oct. 31.
“Beautiful People,” portrait paintings by Pete Gorski, Dobr Tea, Portland. dobrateame.com. Through Nov. 15.
“From the Shadows,” black and white photographs by Susan Burnstine and Lynn Saville, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.
“Fryeburg Fair Portraits-Ambrotypes,” by David Puntel, Fryeburg Academy, Pace Galleries of Art, also includes portraits by Rachel Andrews Damon and vintage portraits from O.B. Denison. fryeburgacademy.org. Through Dec. 20.
“Dwellings,” Gallery Framing, Brunswick, works taking a look at dwellings, real and imagined. spindleworks.org. Through Oct. 31.
“The Chemistry of Autumn,” new works by six painters in the palette of Maine’s beloved fall, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through Nov. 12.
“River Reflections – Maine Woods Mirror,” photographs by John Orcutt, Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com. Through Jan. 3.
• Art Openings
Harbor Hallway Gallery at The Ripples Inn, Rockland: “DiTa’s Acrylics: Drinks & Art,” ripplesinnattheharbor.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
“Objects in Space,” recent paintings by Jeffrey Whittle, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Dec. 1. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Saco River Art League presents “Art is Community IV,” juried regional show of art and fine crafts, The Old White Church, Buxton. 642-4219. 4 to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 20.
Morris David Dorenfeld, exhibition of recent tapestries, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Nov. 16. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday.
ARTinME Juried Fine Arts Show, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. boothbayartists.org. Through Nov. 3. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
“Transformations: My Cancer Cells, My Art, Creating a New Perspective and Life,” works by artist Aura Ever, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. keagrivergallery.com. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 20.
“A Christmas Carol,” rehearsals and performances in December, The Public Theatre, Lewiston. 782-3200, thepublictheatre.org. Young boy or girl actor needed to play Tiny Tim, by appointment Saturday.
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