Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Portland Ovations brings the Broadway National Tour of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” to Merrill Auditorium for three performances, at 7 p.m. Jan. 4 and 1 and 7 p.m. Jan. 5. This version stays true to the Tony Award-winning musical that ran on Broadway from 1999 to 2007. It features lavish sets, costumes and an Academy Award-winning score. It tells the classic story of young Belle and the Beast, a prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. In one form or another, the story has been told since the mid-1700s. Tickets cost $45 to $70, and are available through the Merrill box office and PortTix at 842-0800 or porttix.com. For information, visit portlandovations.org.
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"Bright Beginnings," paintings, photography and ceramics by established artists and emerging artists, The DaVinci Experience Art Gallery, Falmouth. davinci experience.com. Through Jan. 12.
"Printmaking ABC: In Memoriam David P. Becker," highlights from recently acquired collection of 1,500 prints, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through March 10.
"Living Geometry," paintings and drawings by John Silverio, Unity College (Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery). 948-9239. Through Jan. 11.
"Holiday Offerings: Pottery, Glass and Paintings," new work by glass artist Keith Weiskamp, potter Richard Boyd and painter Wyn Foland, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Dec. 30.
"Mapping the Air," collaborative installation by Donna Parkinson and Sarah Vosmus, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through Jan. 25.
Nancy R. Davison, etchings and watercolors, York Hospital Cafe Art Gallery. 351-2021. Through Jan. 1.
"On Cranberry Isle," paintings by Philip Frey, and "Small Works," Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through Monday.
"The Premier Show," paintings and sculpture by Craig Mooney, The Cellar Door Winery at the Villa, Rockland. artcollectormaine.com. Through Saturday.
Juried Art Show, farm landscapes, Snug Harbor Farm, Kennebunk. snugharborfarm.com. Through Dec. 31.
Maine 10 Art Group Holiday Show, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. 729-1851. Through Friday.
"The Holiday Show," 36 Greenhut artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Jan. 18.
"Pressing on II: 20 Printmakers," June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Saturday.
"Something Old, Something New," still life photographs by Alan Sockloff and David Wade, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Saturday.
"Winter Wonderland," latest artworks and goods, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Through Jan. 4.
"Art for the Holidays: Gifts that Give Forever," Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Jan. 16.
"This Must Be the Place," seven local artists, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax. blogspot.com. Through Jan. 18.
"Body as Light: A New Order," angels, magical boxes and shining beings by Clarity, aka Robert and Su.Sane Hake, Camden Public Library. camden.lib.me.us. Through Dec. 31.
Winter Group Show, several local artists, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through Jan. 31.
"Color, Texture, Sparkle!", sculpture, pottery, turned wood, jewelry, wall art, glass, fiber and more, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through Dec. 31.
Painter and Illustrator Dahlov Ipcar, recent paintings, books and more, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Jan. 4.
"Creative Teachers ... Art by MAEA," watercolors, acrylics, oils, encaustics, relief sculpture and prints by members of Maine Art Education Association, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. 602-2269. Through Jan. 12.
"Fancy Food Chains," graphite, watercolor and colored pencil by Jada Fitch, Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Dec. 31.
"Streets of Portland," paintings by Paul Black, Fore Street Gallery, Portland. Through Jan. 5.
Annual Prelude Clothesline Show, gift and art show featuring local artists, designers and upscale crafts, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through Jan. 5.
"Bringing Art Home for the Holidays Part II," fine art and giftables in wood, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Dec. 31.
Southern Maine Community College Senior Art Students Exhibit, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Dec. 31.
"Small Works," painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media by 20 artists, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Jan. 20.
"Keeping Warm," 19th- and early 20th-century quilts, clothing, fiber art tools and crafts, toys and more, with historic photos of Maine in winter, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through Feb. 24.
31st Annual Holiday Exhibition, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Through Jan. 31.
"Work Ethic of a Chimney Sweep," aesthetic and cultural study of the Disney film "Mary Poppins," University of Maine (Charles Danforth Gallery), Augusta. uma.maine.edu. Through Jan. 18.
CSA: Community Supporting Arts Exhibit, Crosstrax Deli, Unity. crosstraxdeli.com. Through Jan. 26.
Kennebec Valley Art Association Annual Holiday Art Show & Sale, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Jan. 12.
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