August 28, 2011

Audience Calendar

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Blues singer/pianist Marcia Ball performs on Wednesday at The Landing at Pine Point in Scarborough.

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Guitarist Richard Thompson performs on Wednesday, with guest Robin Lane, at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center.

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Editor's Note: To submit items for Calendar, send mail to Community News at Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, One City Center, Portland, ME 04101, or send email to or a fax to 791-6920. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

"Exhibiting Whistler: A Tribute to David P. Becker," celebrating Becker's passion for the print medium, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. 859-5609; Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Oct. 2.

"Indians and Rusticators: Wabanakis and Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s," Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor, $6, 15 and under $2. 288-3519. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 30.

The Jar Project, 60 art-filled jars, Spring Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Belgrade Lakes. 773-0193. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Thursday through Saturday. Through Oct. 9.

"Creatures and Critters," new works by potter Rick Boyd, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday.

Maine Woodturners Show, Ann Presott, Peter Asselyn, Mark Irving, Winfield Libby, Ken Shepard, Bruce McCreedy, Bill Housley and others, Markings Gallery, Bath. 443-1499. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday.

"The Aged and Unknown," works by R. Keith Rendall, printmaker, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today.

Gary O'Connor: "Mostly People and Places," original oil and watercolor paintings, Dock Fore, Portland. 772-8619. Noon to 9 p.m. today; 2 to 10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

"The World Around You," open juried annual summer show, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Leo Krikorian, selections, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 888-777-1077. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 25.

"Travels Over the Seas: Italy, France and Beyond," recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings and new works, Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7682. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Through Sept. 9.

Russell D'Alessio and Virginia Sarsfield: "Sirens, Nymphs, and Ladies," Handmade Papers Gallery, Brooklin. 359-8345. Noon to 5 p.m. today and Wednesday.

"Bon Appetit! The Exhibit," food and culinary art in a variety of media by YES Artworks artists, Blue Spoon, Portland. 773-1116. 2 p.m. today; noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday.

"Vincent Hartgen: Painting Schoodic," Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. 581-1149. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

"Five Maine Realists," David Graeme Baker, Doug Martenson, Alison Rector, Simon Parkes and David Vickery, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Noon to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Sept. 11.

Peggy Farrell and Bruce Babb, new works: paintings and woodworking, Pemaquid Art Gallery, Pemaquid. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Oct. 10.

Carol Sloane, Janice Kasper, Frederick Kellogg and Barbara Sullivan, new works, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. 1 to 4 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 17.

"ALOFT! Topsails to Turbines," Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $9-$12, 4 and under free. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Through Nov. 27.

Nancy Wilson Fulton: "House Falls Beautiful," photograph exhibit, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. 583-4047. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 18.

"The Scent of Flowers: Still Life," original artworks of Maine artists selected by juror Joan Plummer, A.W.S., Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through Sept. 18.

"CRAFTS of the Land and Sea," a fine-craft exhibition of recent work by eight Maine artisans, Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Through Oct. 21.

Barbara Ernst Prey: "Open Spaces," meditations on the environment, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. (516) 316-7477. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Wednesday.

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