March 24, 2013

Calendar: Your Arts and Entertainment Guide

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Celia (Abigail Killeen) and Tim (Torsten Hillhouse) deal with cold feet in “Love/Sick,” the new play by John Cariani opening Tuesday at Portland Stage Company.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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.

Richard Field, new paintings, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through Saturday.

Lisa Dombek, mixed media/white series, Katie Made Bakery, Portland. 771-0994. Through Saturday.

"Perigord: Moods and Memory," encaustic paintings by Cheslye Ventimiglia, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. 773-6011. Through April 29.

"Your Brain on Art," focusing on raising awareness of brain safety, brain injury and recovery and chronic pain, presented by Engine in collaboration with the University of New England Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, Engine, Biddeford Arts. feedtheengine.org. Through  April 5.

"Captured in Fabric," Nancy Morgan, Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery. 439-3800. Through Friday.

"Worldview," third installation of "Maine Women Pioneers III" University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through May 12.

"Celebrate Student Art," RSU 23 art show, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Through April 19.

"The New Landscape," works by Lydia Badger, Hilary Irons and Erik Weisenburger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through April 19.

"Marching Forth," group show by Greenhut artists, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Friday.

"Still Points of the Turning World," contemporary photographers, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through April 25.

"Higher Forms of Art," annual showcase of high school artists, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Saturday.

"Exploring Visions," gouache, acrylic, pastels and ink works by Loretta Turner, Dogfish Cafe, Portland. 253-5400. Through April 27.

New works by Ilya Askinazi and "Ancient Light" by Brenton Hamilton, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through April 20.

Annual juried student exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through April 3.

Charles Thompson and Bistra Nikiforova, paintings and photography, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. 602-2169. Through April 2.

Beech Hill Studio Painters, landscapes and still lifes by 11 Maine painters and their instructor, Liz Prescott, Freeport Public Library. 865-3307. Through March 30.

"Terrain Vague," photography by Gary M. Green, Glickman Library, USM Portland Campus, Portland. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through May 3. 

Art Openings

Per Kirkeby, career restrospective featuring paintings and sculpture, Bowdoin College (Museum of Art), Brunswick. 725-3275. Opens Tuesday; through July 12.

Daisy Greene, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through April 30. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday. 

Auditions

"No Sex Please, We're British," Gaslight Theater production, seeking four women and seven men, ages mid-20s to 40s and 50s, Hallowell City Hall. gaslighttheater.org. 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

"The Little Mermaid," performances May 31-June 2, seeking actors ages 7 to 18, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. thewaldo.org. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. 

Benefits

First Annual Mr. Maine Challenge, young men ages 13 to 24 compete in public speaking, talent and wear-your-own style, benefits Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Taste of Maine Restaurant, Woolwich, $15. 729-6341. 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Good Wine for a Good Cause, tastings from more than 25 wineries, benefits Cancer Community Center, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door, 21-plus. cancercommunitycenter.org. 6 to 8 p.m. Monday.

The Telling Room's "Glitterati," literary ball with auctions, music, food and drink, poet Richard Blanco, Richard Russo, Kate Braestrup and more, benefits The Telling Room's free writing programs, Masonic Temple, Portland, $50 to $75. tellingroom.org/glitterati. 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday. 

Books and Authors

UNE Maine Women's Writers Collection presents Eleanor Morse, author of "White Dog Fell from the Sky," Parker Pavillion, WCHP Lecture Hall, University of New England, Portland. 221-4375. 2 p.m. Sunday.

William David Barry, author of "Maine: The Wilder Half of New England," Freeport Community Library. 865-3307. 7 p.m. Monday.

W. Jeffrey Bolster, author of "The Mortal Sea, Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail," York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Ron Currie Jr., author of "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles," Bates College (Edmund S. Muskie Archives), Lewiston. 786-6256. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Kathryn Miles, author of "All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship," Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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