May 19, 2013

Calendar: Your Arts and Entertainment Guide

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The country/rockabilly/bluegrass outfit The Backyard Devils has four shows coming up in Maine this week: Monday at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland; Tuesday at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison; Wednesday at the Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage; and Thursday at the Phillips Area Community Center.

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“Seated Woman with a Vase of Narcissus,” 1941 oil on canvas by Henri Matisse, from the exhibition “A Taste of Modernism – The William S. Paley Collection,” continuing through Sept. 8 at the Portland Museum of Art.

The William S. Paley Collection. © The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Courtesy Portland Museum of Art

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 or a fax to 791-6920. Items should be submitted two weeks in advance. For information, call 791-6455.

"Beyond Pollack," experiments in abstract construction by Jack Sell, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. Through May 31.

Figurative show, judged by artist Brett X. Gamache, York Art Association, York Harbor. Through May 26.

"Printmakers in Conversation," Siri Beckman, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. Through June 8.

"Spatial Perception," paintings by Colin Page, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Through June 1.

Diane Bowie Zaitlin and Annette Kearney, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through June 1.

"Humor From My Pen," political cartoons by Cuban Five prisoner Gerardo Hernandez, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. 619-1564. Through Saturday.

"Viva Cuba," portraits and street photography by Ann Tracy, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Friday.

"Eastport to Bailey Island: Coastal Maine," silver gelatin photographs by Alan Sockloff, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 729-4007. Through Thursday.

Wyatt Barr, large-scale realistic portraits, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through May 31.

"Still-Life and Objects," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculpture by Maine artists, Macpage LLC, South Portland. 523-3381. Through Aug. 30. "Sublime Monotony," works by Marcie Jan Bronstein, Gabriella D?alia, Clint Fulkerson, J.T. Gibson, Stew Henderson, Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Marc Leavitt, Karen MacDonald, Richard Mann, Wesley Reddick, Willy Reddick and Kate Russo, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Through June 2.

"The American Way," mixed media created by Ron Crusan with found objects, York Public Library. Through June 30.

MAC (Maine Artists Collective) Windows, sculpture, assemblage, watercolors, photography and more, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through May 28.

James Marshall, drawings and sculptures, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Saturday.

"Sculpture for the Garden," granite and metal garden sculptures by Obie Buell and Jim and Holly Galante, Markings Gallery, Bath. Through June 30.

Maine College of Art Alumni Show, more than 30 years of graduating classes, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. Through July 8.

Paul Lewandowski, fashion designs, Prose Gallery, Lewiston. 740-8800. Through Tuesday.

"ATT: Art That Ticks," creative clocks by three artists, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. Through May 30.

"Members Only," paintings, photos, fiber art, sculpture and more, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Through May 26.

"Wilder and Flahaven: A Beautiful Balancing Act," semi-abstract portraits of boats and water by Susan Wilder and airy abstract paintings by Jim Flahaven, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through June 25.

Art quilts by Carrie Hedstrom, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. Through May 31.

"Here on Earth," paintings, ceramics, sculpture, prints, fiber arts and jewelry by Maine artists, The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta. Through June 13.

Judine French, watercolors, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through June 11.

"The Floral Muse," Asian brush paintings and watercolors by Jean Kigel, Tidemark Gallery, Waldoboro. Through June 1.

"Suggestions," abstract paintings by Sean Greene, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 7.

"Time Will Tell," creative clocks by Timothy Pelletier, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. Through June 7.

"Knox County Through Eastern's Eye," Penobscot Marine Museum's county-wide traveling exhibit of historic photographs, Friendship Town Office. ugh June 30.

Sculpture for the home and garden, 30 artists, curated by June LaCombe, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. Through June 30.

Kennebunk High School student art show, Kennebunk Free Library. 985-2173. Through May 31.

"Topographical Landscapes," encaustic paintings by Rick Green, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through July 11.

Still lifes by Judith Logan, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. Through June 3.

SMCC faculty exhibition, Rose Contemporary, Portland. Through June 15.


"Dirigo," third "Women Pioneers" exhibition, 18 artists who embody Maine's motto, "I Lead," University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. Through July 21. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Lucinda Bliss and John Jennison, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. Thursday through Saturday. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

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