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Dustin Tucker as radio personality Arles Struvie in “Greater Tuna,” now playing at Portland Stage Company.

Aaron Flacke photo/Courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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

Group Show, featuring glass artist Karen Gola, SugarWood Gallery, Farmington. sugarwoodgallery.com. Through Thursday.

"Homage -- Maine Women Pioneers," Lois Dodd, Maggie Foskett, Susan Groce, Beverly Hallam, Alison Hildreth, Frances Hodsdon, Lissa Hunter, Dahlov Ipcar, Yvonne Jacquette, Frances Kornbluth, Rose Marasco, Marylin Quint-Rose and Katarina Weslien, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through March 2.

"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.

"Unexpected Thaw," works by Donald Freeman, Dana Albright, Kevin Babine and Michelle Rice, presented by Spindleworks, University College, Bath. spindleworks.org. Through Feb. 28. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Through March 10.

"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.

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

Sue Wierzba, silk paintings, scarves, pillows and other accessories, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Feb. 16.

"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.

Faculty Exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through April 3.

"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.

"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 Thursday.

"Looking In | Looking Out," art installation by Amy Jorgensen, Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland. colemanburke.com. Through March 23.

"Beauty and the Political Body," Harriet Casdin-Silver, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, 778-1062. Through March 7.

Art Openings

"Paintings and Prints" by Laurie Hadlock and Carrie Lonsdale, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through April 15. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

"Lovecraft: A Darker Key," group show, graphite and ink drawings, photography, sculpture and more, Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland. sanctuarytattoo.com. Opening, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through May 1.

"Surfing in Maine: A Glimpse Into the History, Artwork and Culture of the Maine Surf Community," Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Through March 2. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Tom Curry, new work, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through March 29. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"All Things Pastel," landscapes, building scapes and still life by Janalee Welch, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Feb. 28. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Afterthoughts" by Kalaisha Watrous, found ephemera with watercolor painting, pen and ink drawing, photography and embroidery. The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through April 3. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Heart," multi-artist show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through Feb. 24. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"What's Your Footprint," Freeport High School student artwork inspired by climate change and energy efficiency, Via Agency, Portland. 221-3000. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Everything," drawing installation by Astrid Bowley, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through March 6. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Art Night, works by local artists, cash bar, Figa Restaurant, Portland. 518-9400. 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

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