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"Unexpected Thaw," works by Donald Freeman, Dana Albright, Kevin Babine and Michelle Rice, presented by Spindleworks, University College, Bath. spindleworks.org. Through Feb. 28.

"Art Maine 2013," works by Greenhut artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Feb. 23.

"Real/Ideal: Transformations in 19th-Century Painting," Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Through Feb. 24.

"Lois Dodd: Catching the Light," retrospective for the painter, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through April 7.


Art Openings

"Ingrained," prints by Martha Briana, Anthony Kulik, Donna Parkinson, Willy Reddick and Sarah Vosmus, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Feb. 9. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Friday.

"IIWII," paintings by Susan Orfant; also works by Andy Curran, Sherry Ballou, Mary Brooking, Jody Dobe, Jeremy Greene, Caren-Marie Michel, Lucy Ellen Smith, Frank Valliere and Julie Vohs, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Feb. 27. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Standing Navigation On the End of a Needle," reclaimed and re-purposed maps by Cynthia Davis, through March 16, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through March 10. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.



"Fiddler on the Roof," show opens April 12, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Musica de Filia All-Female Choirs, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. Women's choir auditions, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday; lyric and concert choir auditions, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; apprentice choir auditions, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Books and Authors

Local Author Series, Kira von Korff, author of "The Russian Coup and the Girl," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.


Classical Music

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, pianist Derek Herzer performs Godowsky's "Passacaglia"; soprano Lauren Yokabaskas and pianist Eric Peppe perform "Lieder" by Mark and Strauss, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. 899-0531. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Joshua DeScherer, bass, Ben Noyes, cello, and Maria Wagner, clarinet, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

"Winter Reflections," VoXX New Year concert, a cappella vocal ensemble performs works by Allegri, Debussy, Gibbons and others, Belfast Armory, $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"Winter Reflections," VoXX New Year concert, a cappella vocal ensemble performs works by Allegri, Debussy, Gibbons and others, Rockport Opera House, $10. voiceoftwenty.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.



Sunday Funnies, with Connor McGrath, Joe Timmins, Matt Kona, Ted Pettingell, Anthony Scibelli and Greg Pivarnik, Matthew's, Portland, free, 21-plus. 253-1812. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. slaintewinebar.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.



Ecstatic Dance Series, drug-free community of dancers, open DJ'd dance space to be free and expressive, Ecstatic Dance Maine, South Portland, $10 to $15. Ecstaticdanceme.com. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday and Jan. 20.

Contradance, music by Ellen Gawler & the Pineland Fiddlers with caller Maggie Robinson, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $9. 666-3090. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Two-Year Anniversary Show, multi-genre dance show, Bright Star World Dance, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door, $15 premium seating. brightstarworlddance.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.



Classic Film Series, "Night of the Hunter," Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. ogunquitperformingarts.org/arts. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"How To Survive a Plague," AIDS documentary, Space, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Jan. 20.

"The Rosa Parks Story," York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Saturday.

"Downeast," award-winning documantary about closing of sardine cannery in Prospect Harbor, Camden Opera House, $8. camdenoperahouse.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

"The Rolling Stones: Charlie Is My Darling, Ireland 1965," early Rolling Stones documentary, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $7.50 to $8.50. rocklandstrand.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.



John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

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