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Patricia Buckley and David Mason in one of the stories that make up “Love/Sick,” a play by John Cariani that concludes its run at Portland Stage Company on April 21.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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"Maine Artists -- Maine Weddings," clothing, jewelry, pottery, wall art and sculpture by artists including Janice Jones, Sharon Townshend, Jennifer Nielsen, Elizabeth Louden and Patty Olds, Markings Gallery, Bath. markingsgallery.com. Through June 31.

"Lost Maps of Nurembega," block prints, ink illustrations and watercolors by Ken Gross, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through May 25.

"I-95 Triennial: From Connecticut to Maine," sculpture, painting and mixed media by 34 artists, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. uma.maine.edu. Through June 8.

"EKPHRASIS: Poems Speaking to Silent Works of Art," exploring the relationship between visual art and the written word, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through May 25.

Nancy Robinson and Rebecca Bagley, mother and daughter art show, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through April 30.

"Forest for the Trees," multi-artist show with trees as the subject, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Through April 28.

Student art exhibit, work in a variety of media by students in grades K-12, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. Through May 2.

"Rebirth," art by Maine Artists Collective that is "non-religious" but "born again," Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through April 23.

"Portal To," facepaint, video projections, music and body alterations, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. 619-1564. Friday through April 30.

"Flights of Fancy," new paintings of fancifully feathered birds by Elise Smorczewski, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 235-6808. Through May 31.

"Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine," Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through May 26.

Senior thesis exhibition, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Through May 25.

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

"Winters' Work," nature-themed hooked rugs by Anne Cox, 2010-2013, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through April 27.

"Artists' Books: Definition and Meaning," books created by USM art students, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). portlandlibrary.com. Through April 30.

New photos by Alan Vlach, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. stlawrencearts.org. Sunday, April 7. Through April 30.

"Mark Baum, Painter (1903-1997)," a retrospective, Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). Through May 18.

"Seacoast Reflections," photographs by Suzie Goodwin, Kittery Community Center. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Friday through May 31.

"Lines Converge, Colors Dance," original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Through June 28.

"Spring Salon," Michael Walek, Tom Hall and Noriko Sakanishi, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Through April 26.

Student artwork, printmaking, still lifes, University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford. 602-2169. Through April 29.

"The Fantasy of Nature," intricate prints by Roderick Dew, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through June 7.

"Flaws for a Cause," handmade tableware including unique, slightly flawed pieces, benefits Cultivating Community, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Through April 30.

"The Brother and Sister Exhibition," prints and photographs by Frances and David Hodson, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through June 14.

"Out on A Limb: The Nude as Landscape," John Carnes, Katharina Gifford and Francine Shrock, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through April 30.

"Pop-Ups and More," interactive books for children and adults to enjoy together, Ricker Memorial Library, Poland Spring. 998-4390. Through April 30.

"Pollination: Evolving Miracles," 29 artists and scientists explore the intersection between flowering plants and their pollinators, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. Through May 4.


Art Openings

Kimberly Crichton and Nancy Wagner, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Through Saturday. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," Marine art, artifacts and archival materials, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Saturday through Sept. 14.



"Death Trap," open-call auditions, performances June 21-30, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. lyricmusictheater.org. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

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