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Singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche will perform for free Thursday as part of the Waltzing for Dreamers Free Music Series at the Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield.

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Brian Chamberlain as Winford Johnston and Jennifer Porter as Mary Cassatt star in "Maiden's Progeny: An Afternoon with Mary Cassatt, 1906" presented by The Originals at the Saco River Theater in Buxton.

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

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.

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

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

Dozier Bell: "Mind's Eye" and "Selections from the Permanent Collection: Recent Acquisitions," 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.

"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.

"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. Through May 31.

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

"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.

"Paths," sculpture by Aaron T. Stephan, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through May 25.

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

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

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.

"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

"Viva Cuba," portraits and street photography by Ann Tracy, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Monday through May 24.

Marilyn Blinkhorn and Patrick Plourde, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Saturday.

Portland Public Schools Art Show, Portland City Hall. portlandschools.org. Thursday through May 16.

Diane Bowie Zaitlin and Annette Kearney, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through June 1.

"territory*decay," new media drawings by Sarah Baldwin focused on coastal wetlands, Buoy Gallery, Kittery. buoygallery.org. Opening reception, 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. Through May 24.

"Every Picture Tells a Story," N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opening reception, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.


"A Midsummer Night's Dream," The Harborside Shakespeare Company, performances begin July 18, Pleasant Street Pilates Studio, Bar Harbor. harborsideshakespeare.org. Open auditions, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


"Dish," dinner and discussion with Monica Wood, author of "When We Were the Kennedys," benefit for Falmouth Memorial Library, Falmouth Sea Grill, $75, includes meal, drinks. 6 p.m. Monday.

Goodwill's Little Black Dress Event, raising funds to benefit veterans and their families, Ocean Gateway Terminal, Portland, $35, two for $60. goodwillnne.org. Hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, music by The Wetsuits, live and silent auctions, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

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