Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Maine State Ballet will present "The Nutcracker" at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.
Courtesy Maine State Ballet
The indie-pop band Lucius is at Port City Music Hall in Portland on Wednesday.
Peter Larson photo
Small Works 2013, holiday open house, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through Dec. 24.
Maine Women in the Arts annual Prelude Fine Art & Crafts Show, Masonic Lodge, Kennebunkport. mainewomenarts.com. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8.
Painter Jack Riddle, Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, Willard Square, South Portland. 842-9200. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Art Sale, presented by Schoodic Arts for All, Old Town Office, Winter Harbor. schoodicartsforall.org. Fine arts and fine crafts by area artists, 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday.
MECA Holiday Sale, handmade arts and crafts by students and alumni, Maine College of Art, Porteous Building, Portland. www.meca.edu. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
SEA Holiday Sale, East End Community School, Portland. SEAportland.org. More than 80 artists. Blown glass, jewelry, journals, paintings, textiles, pottery and much more, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8.
5RAA Arts Downtown & All Around Exhibit and Sale: art studios, galleries, museums and group shows with musicians; paintings, clay, textiles, wood pieces, jewelry, mixed media, baskets and more, Brunswick and Bowdoinham. 5raa.org. Friday through Sunday.
Holiday Open House and Sale, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. maine fiberarts.org. Quilting demos, fiber technique demos, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Harpswell Art & Craft Guild annual “Holidays in Harpswell,” various locations. harpswellartandcraftguild.com. Open art studies along routes 123 and 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 8.
Kennebec Valley Art Association “8x10x100,” proceeds support arts programmingy, pieces sell for $100, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlow gallery.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 28.
8 Women Abstract Artists, 8 x 8-inch works by local artists, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. susanmaaschfine art.com. Opening reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.
Brita Holmquist “Water Notes,” Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Maine Artists Collective “Alchemy of Light,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Paintings, mixed media, photography and digital art with the theme of light. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.
Paul Black, new Portland paintings, Fore Street Gallery, Portland. 874-8084. Opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.
“Just What You’ve Always Wanted,” paintings, photographs, mixed media and more, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmoss galleries.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 12.
Southern Maine Community College Student Work Exhibition, self-portraits in charcoal Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 31.
William Harrison, pen and ink drawings, Mainely Frames and Gallery, Portland. mainelyart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.
Portraits of Recently Extinct Birds of the Eastern United States by Jada Fitch, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 4.
Artwalk Gardiner, dozens of area artists and artisans exhibit their work in studios, shops and storefronts, 582-6600. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Works by Wyatt Barr, Kimberly Convery, Clint Fulkerson and Rollin Leonard, A Fine Thing: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, Portland. 699-2919. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
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Swedish classical guitarist Goran Sollscher performs at Bates College in Lewiston on Dec. 8.