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Ronnie Earl and The Broadcasters play the blues at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Saturday.

Tom Hazeltine photo

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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.

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

"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.

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

Sue Wierzba, silk paintings, scarves, pillows and other accessories, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Saturday.

"Joy of Art," various media by Maine artists, Topsham Public Library. topshamlibrary.org. Through Feb. 16.

"Despite Winter, Gardens," works by Martha Burkert, Sue Hammerlnd, Andrea Rouda, Alysia Walker and Angel Braestrup, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through March 10.

"Dog Run," gelatin silver prints by Michael Crouser; "The Promised Land," drawings rendered in graphite, red pencil, acrylic glazes, oil paint and other media by Robert Rivers; "Honey from the Belly of the Lion," installation with video and sculptural elements by Candice Ivy; and "Steve's Picks," favorite works chosen by retiring museum registrar Stephen Ringle, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through March 20.

"Ship to Paradise," depictions of humankind's vices and worldly conceits by Robert S. Neuman of Mount Desert Island; "Intermezzi Portfolio: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger; and "Fransje Killaars: Color at the Center," installations, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through March 22.

"From the Heart!" new work in fiber, clay, mixed media and metals by Patty Olds, Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Natasha Kempers-Cullen and Judith Barker, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through March 31.

"Art & Ale," nature paintings by Laura Tasheiko, Gritty McDuff's, Auburn. laarts.org. nature Through Jan. 31.

"Bowdoin Boys in Blue (and Gray)," through June 1; and "The Fixed Image: History and Process in American Photography," through March 3, Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. 725-3288.

"Everything," drawing installation by Astrid Bowley, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through March 6.

"Occupy Gallery," depicting the artists' perspectives on social and economic injustice, presented by Maine Artists Collective, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through Feb. 20.


Art Openings

"Tinker: Pieces from the Yard," large-scale abstract sculpture fabricated from scrap metal by Belfast artist Norman Tinker, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through March 10. Opening reception with music by Waste Management, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Faculty Exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through April 3. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

"Looking for Love in Biddeford," Nancy Kureth, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.



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.

Boy Singers of Maine Open House and Auditions, St. Mary's Church, Falmouth. boysingersofmaine.org. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.



Kickoff Celebration for the Relay for Life Greater Portland, South Portland Community Center. 691-1094. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

3rd Annual Cycle4Care, indoor cycling event benefits Cancer Community Center, Finley Recreation Center, University of New England, Portland, $20, $40 double session. cycle4care.org. 4 p.m. to midnight Friday.


Books and Authors

Jason Anthony, author of "Hoosh: Roast Penguin, Scurvy Day and Other Stories of the Antartic Cuisine," Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Tom Dowd, author of "The Transformation of a Doubting Thomas," Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Susan Poulin, author of "Finding Your Inner Moose: Ida Leclair's Guide to Livin' The Good Life," Patten Free Library, Bath. 433-5141. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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