Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theater Company, featuring Garbo and his pop-action inflatables of all shapes and sizes – and including mime, juggling and acrobatics – performs at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center on Saturday.
Courtesy of Portland Ovations
The Roberto Morbioli Blues Band, fronted by the Italian guitar master, is at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Friday.
”Free for All,” art from UNE faculty, staff and students, photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and more, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Nov. 30.
“Fall Comforts,” works by David Little, Catherine Breer, Joelle Feldman, Varvara Harmon and Gayl McNally, Yarmouth Frame and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through Nov. 30.
“The Unstill Life,” oil paintings by Lynn Cyr, University of Maine, Blake Library, Fort Kent. umfk.edu/library. Through Dec. 2.
• Art Openings
“Home for the Holidays,” local crafts and curiosities, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. reddoorpottery.com. Through Dec. 15.
York Public Library Art Committee Exhibit, York Public Library. york.lib .me.us. Through Jan. 3.
Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through April 30.
2013 Faculty Exhibition, featured artists Sascha Braunig, Hilary Irons, Samantha Haedrich and Peter Simensky, Maine College of Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland. meca.edu. Through Dec. 22.
Joe Guertin: “A Graphic Designer Remembered,” University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. une .edu/artgallery. Through Jan. 26.
Farewell sale by assemblage artist Edward Mackenzie, art for sale, Richmond Store Gallery, Richmond. 737-4724. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.
“The Collector’s Choice,” photographs, lithographs, paintings and more by several artists, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through Jan. 3. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Tuesday.
Art Committee Exhibit, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Tuesday.
First Anniversary Show, paintings and photography by established local and emerging artists, The DaVinci Experience Art Gallery, Falmouth. davinciexperience.com. Through Jan. 9. Reception 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The Hive and Heartwood College of Art presents “100 Birds for Haiti,” 100 works or art portraying birds by local artists are being sold for $100 with half of the proceeds benefiting Partners in Development, an organization devoted to the emergency feeding of children in Haiti, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. Through Dec. 31. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Student Art Showcase, art from the Unity College community, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts. unity.edu. 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Dahlov Ipcar, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Reception, 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 17.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland Raise the Roof Gala, benefit dinner and awards ceremony, keynote speaker is Emmy-winner Steve Thomas, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland, $50. habitat portlandme.org. 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Painting for a Purpose Mirrors Auction, 45 mirrors painted by local high school students and made by carpentry students will be auctioned, benefits youth-led service learning projects designed by students in the Portland public schools, DiMillo’s Floating Restaurant, Portland, $10, $25 per family. paintingforapurpose.net. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
HART Litter Box Auction, appetizers, desserts, door prizes, benefits HART, local non-profit that prepares cats and kittens for adoption, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland, $30 advance, $40 day of. hartofme .com. 6 p.m. Saturday.
Bea Gardner Benefit, games, raffles, dancing to a DJ and live band Soul Front, food, proceeds will help send local resident Bea Gardner to the Boston’s Dana Farber Institute for a stem cell transplant, Memory Lane, Standish, $10. 590-6343. 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
• Books and Authors
Katherine Mayfield, author of “Bullied: Why You Feel Bad Inside and What to Do About It: A Guide to Recovery from Bullying,” York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Dr. Susan Dahlgren Daigneault, author of “In the Shadow of a Mountain: A Soldier’s Struggle with PTSD,” Nonesuch Books, South Portland. nonesuchbooks.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Steve Hobson, author of “A Flag Unfurled,” Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Bruce Borque, author of “The Swordfish Hunters,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portland library.com. Noon Wednesday.
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