July 7, 2013

Calendar: Your Arts and Entertainment Guide

Art

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.

Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 10 artists, University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through Oct. 31.

"Monhegan Island" by Kevin Beers, and "Drawing on Porcelain" by Tim Christensen, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through July 27.

Kennebec Valley Art Association Presents "The Vaughan Legacy," special exhibition celebrating the Vaughan family legacy in Hallowell, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through July 27.

"A Taste of Modernism -- The William S. Paley Collection," 62 works from the Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8; "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org.

"Out of Africa," paintings by Kenyan artist Timothy Brooke, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Friday through Aug. 17.

"Truth and Beauty," still lifes, landscapes and genre paintings by Vincent Giarrano; and "Untold Stories," scenes of small-town America by Linden Frederick, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Through July 27.

Maine College of Art Alumni Show, more than 30 years of graduating classes, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. Through Monday.

"Dirigo," third "Women Pioneers" exhibition, 18 artists who embody Maine's motto, "I Lead," University of New England, Art Gallery, Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Through July 21.

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

"Shades of Summer," paintings by artists Barbara Bean, Cory Hart, Letty Husson, Lea Peterson and Susan Zimmerman; ceramics by Jackie Melissas and Shaker-style boxes by Denise Rankin, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Through July 14.

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

"For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials and Rescues," interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs, models and more, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Through Oct. 20.

"Duncan Hewitt and Claire Seidl: What Was, Is," sculpture and paintings with selected photographs; "New Work," printmaking, installation and sculpture by Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer; "Dress Shop," works by Lesia Sochor and Crystal Cawley incorporating found papers; "Bagaduce," recent drawings and wall works by Peter Soriano; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org.  Through Sunday.

"That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Dec. 1.

"Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Oct. 15.

"Summer Light," landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through July 31.

"Green Thoughts in Green Shade," contour drawings of the backyard by Joe Klofas, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. yarmouthlibrary.org. Through Saturday.

"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; "Stories of the Land and Its People," student collaborative exhibition, through Sept. 1; "Every Picture Tells a Story," N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

"An Artistic Look at Explorational History at Bowdoin College," Bowdoin College, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum. Through July 14.

"One Community -- One Future," group show featuring sculpture, painting, fiber arts, encaustic, photography and hand-pulled prints, Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Aug. 31.

"Light Moves," paintings by Emily Trenholm, Fogg Lighting, Portland. 797-7568. Through Aug. 31.

"Through the Lens," photography exhibit and competition, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. lyceumgallery.com. Through Aug. 2.

The Harry Nadler Collection, Fryeburg Academy, Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art. fryeburgacademy.org. Through Sept. 2.

"Surface, Light and Structure," Frances Hynes, Richard Keen and Lyle Salmi, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through July 21.

"100 Years of Acadia National Park's Carriage Roads," Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth. skylinefarm.org. Through Aug. 18.

"Henry Strater: A Life in Art," 60 of the most important works from the collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Through Oct. 31.

"Big! Bad! Bold!", paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, glass, furniture, wood work and sculpture by Maine artists, The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta. stablegallerymaine.com. Through Thursday.

"The Tourist of 1913," costumes, artifacts and more show how this area became the mecca of tourism that it is today, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Sept. 14.

"Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts by Barbara Putnam, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. phopagallery.com. Through Aug. 10.

"Points of View," paintings by Roy Germon, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Through Sunday.

"Index," group exhibition, The Hive, Kennebunk. thehivekennebunk.com. Through July 14.

"Two If By Sea ...," water views and transportation unique to coastal Maine by James Rivoli, Francine Schrock and friends, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through July 31.

"Birds of Maine," paintings by Father Paul Plante, Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc. 864-3091. Through July 30.

"Finish Lines," clay by Adriane Herman, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Thursday through Aug. 10.

"The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," personalities and collections of one of York's most distinguished early families, Museums of Old York. oldyork.org. Through Oct. 19.

"Richard Norton's Belfast: 1978-1988" and invitational, more than 100 of Norton's hand-printed black-and-white photo-journalistic images of Belfast and Waldo County and a selection of his large color photographs, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through Aug. 23.

Hannah Ineson, paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Through July 23.

"Animal Dreams," group show explores relationships between humans and animals, featuring Susan Drucker, Meghan Howland, Martha Miller, Susan Mills, Arlene Morris, Stephen Petroff and Robert Shetterly, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. portlandlibrary.com. Through July 27.

"Studies of Portland," works by Maine Artists Collective artists, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Through July 11.

"I Quit," by Jim Condron, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Through July 28.

"Popscapes," collage and pop patterns by Natalie Lanese, Space, Portland. space538.org. Through Aug. 16.

"The Thread That Connects," fiber-themed group show, Sunnyfield Studio Gallery, West Newfield. sunnyfieldstudio.com. Through July 28.

"Three Chords" by Joanne Freeman; "Travel in My Borrowed Lives" by Rachelle Agundes and Sean Downey; and "Monhegan: A New Perspective" by Emily Trenholm, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. uma.maine.edu. Through Sept. 21.

"Coastal Maine & Inland New Hampshire by a Retired Engineer," works by Donald LaRochelle, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.com. Through July 31.

Sculpture by Tom Chapin, graphite drawings by Kate Beck and ink drawings by Ellen Golden, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Aug. 3.

Jaap Eduard Helder and Jody Johnstone, paintings and pottery, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Tuesday through July 28.

"Shake That Bird," video projections by Emilie Stark-Menneg, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Through July 26.

"Afterlife," works by Eric Leppanen using found and reclaimed paint, Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland. 594-2020. Through July 26.

Frederick C. Packard, paintings, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. 929-6472. Through July 7.

"Having Said That," three-dimensional pieces by Robert Saunders, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Through July 27.

"You Might As Well Fly," modernist paintings by Robert Hamilton, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through July 27.

Stephen Delaney, photographs, Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through July 31.

"Spectrum," oil paintings by Jeanne O'Toole Hayman, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through July 30.

"Love of ME," photographs that capture the beauty of Maine, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Through Aug. 31.

Summer group show, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Through July 31.

"The Print Show," paintings by Barbara Ernst Prey, Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. bluewaterfinearts.com. Through July 18.

"Regional Artists," an open, juried show featuring Michael Culver, Michael Palmer and Lindley Briggs, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. barngallery.org. Through July 27.

"Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, artifacts, maps and memorabilia, Maine Historical Society, Portland. mainehistory.org. Through May 26.

"Layers of Maine," Tom Ferrero, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through Aug. 23.

"Three Point Perspective: The Van Campens of Maine," Engine, Biddeford Arts. feedtheengine.org. Through July 20.

"Now You See It, Now You Don't," paintings by Anita Clearfield, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Aug. 5.

"Explorations," paintings by Anne Richter and sculptural ceramics by Dan Greenfeld, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. frostfarmgallery.com. Through July 27.

"Artistic Differences," group show featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture and more by Andrew Speed, Tim Higbee, Marc Cutonilli, Samuel Foote, Rachel Bingaman, Ava Avadon and others, PicassoWhat, Rockland. 593-8109. Through July 31.

"Form and Flow," ceramicist Tom Fontaine, watercolor and pencil artist Wally Schweighauser and photographer Leon Vanella, River Arts, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Through July 17.

"Maine and America in the 20th Century," recent acquisitions of 20th-century American paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Through Aug. 9. 

Art Openings

"First Slice of Cake: The Early Works of Dan Cake," L/A Arts Community Gallery, Lewiston. laarts.org. Sunday through July 19.

"Puffin Dialogues," oil paintings by Lea Peterson, Centre Street Art Gallery, Bath. 442-0300. Sunday through Aug. 24.

Evelyn Dunphy, watercolors, Centre St. Art Gallery, Bath. 442-0300. Sunday through July 15.

"Roads and Paths," realistic interpretations of "the journey" by Maine artists, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.org. Sunday through July 21.

"Fuzzy Allotropes 3: A Face is a Place," original pen-and-ink pages of the new "Asmwe" comic by Michael Connor, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Sunday through July 31.

"Pity The Clouds," drawings by Kimberly Convery, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Sunday through Aug. 31.

Paintings by David Vickery and Sculpture by Blakeney Sanford, College of the Atlantic, Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Bar Harbor. coa.edu. Friday through Aug. 23.

Art Guild of Freeport annual summer art show and sale, original oils, watercolors, acrylics, and jewelry and more, Old World Gourmet, Freeport. 869-5049. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and July 14.

"The Lunder Collection," 19th- and 20th-century art; "Spaces and Places," Chinese art; and "American Weathervanes," weathervanes from the late 19th century, Saturday through June 8; "A Thing Alive: Modern Views from the Marin Collections," and works by John Marin, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz and others, Saturday through Sept. 10; "Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation," works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, Saturday through Jan. 5; "Alex Katz: "A Matter of Light," 48 prints, drawings and paintings, Saturday through Sept. 15; and "Process & Place," exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, Saturday through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.

Tom Glover, paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Monday through Aug. 25. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

"Celebration, Tradition and Change," works by Asherah Cinnamon explore avenues of healing, both personal and planetary, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Aug. 29. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

"You Might As Well Fly," modernist paintings by Robert Hamilton, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through July 27. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Nature and Nurture;" Kathleen Galligan and Russell Wray, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Monday through Aug. 6. Artists' reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Archive Fever," retrospective celebrating the acts of making and collecting, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Monday through Aug. 2. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

"Andy Warhol: American Icon," 50 to 60 photographic images and original art by Warhol, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. July 14 through Sept. 1. Preview party fundraiser with photographer Pat Hackett and curator Peter Kelly, includes refreshments and a 1960s photo booth, $100. ogunquitmuseum.org. 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Praxis," new work by Jesse Gillespie, Pascal Hall, Rockport. 236-4272. July 14 through July 21. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

"Celebrating 25 Years: Past and Present," paintings, sculpture, jewelry and handmade paper, Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Harpswell. widgeoncove.com. July 14 through Aug. 29. Opening reception, noon to 5 p.m. July 14.

Peter Kemble, Rebecca Goodale, James Wolfe and Stephen Yusko, graphic works, book arts, steel sculpture and fabricated metalwork, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. turtlegallery.com. July 14 through Aug. 3. Opening reception, 2 to 6 p.m. July 14. 

Auditions

"Arsenic and Old Lace," seeking three women and 11 men, performances Sept. 20-Oct. 6, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. 329-0746. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. 

Benefits

Friends of Rockport Public Library Book Sale, Midcoast Recreation Center, Rockport. 236-3642. 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday; 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. July 14.

11th Annual Summer Celebration Fundraiser, dog tricks, pony-driving demonstrations, lobster, live music from Band Overboard, silent auction, Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth, Free. skylinefarm.org. 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday; $50 for lobster bake or steak dinner at 6 p.m.

"Broadway and Beyond," with singers Emily Cain, Kelly Caufield and Matthew Small, benefits Special Olympics Maine, North Windham Union Church, $10 advance, $12 door. 829-7149. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Ninth Annual Victorian Tea, music by harpist Jane Wilcox Hively, benefits the restoration fund, Parsonfield Seminary, $15 advance, $20 day of, $5 for 12 and under. 793-8825. 1 to 4 p.m. July 14. 

Books and Authors

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Andrew Carroll, author of "Here Is Where: Discovering American's Great Forgotten History," 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Ron Currie Jr., author of "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles," noon Wednesday.

Martha White, author of "E.B. White on Dogs," Artisan Books & Bindery, Isleboro. 734-6852. 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Archipelago, Rockland. 596-0701. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Granite Hall Store, Round Pond. 529-5864. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden. 230-7335. 3 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Jennifer O'Connell, author and illustrator of the picture book "Ten Timid Ghosts," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. mainecoastbookshop.com. Noon to 2 p.m. Friday.

Norma Salway, author of "Touched by a Hummingbird," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.

Astrid Sheckles, artist of the children's picture book "Nic and Nellie," Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Damariscotta. 563-3207. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 

Classical Music

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15 to $30. kneisel.org. Program Three: Schubert, 4 p.m. Sunday; Program Four: Beethoven, Debussy, Carter and Rachmaninoff, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas concert, Prokofiev, Beethoven, Enescu and Ravel, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow community concert of chamber music, Day's Ferry Congregational Church, Woolwich, free. bowdoinfestival.org. 2 p.m. Tuesday.

DaPonte String Quartet, "Three by Three," string trios by Beethoven, Schubert and Dohnanyi, Centennial Hall, Harpswell, $25. DaPonte.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat! concert, Mahler, Schnittke and Bolcom, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 2 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

DaPonte String Quartet, "Three by Three," string trios by Beethoven, Schubert and Dohnanyi, St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Boothbay Harbor, $25. DaPonte.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

International Music Arts Institute 2013 Chamber Music Festival, Bion Cram Library, Fryeburg, $10 to $15. imaifestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. July 14. Runs through July 20.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, Studzinski Recital Hall, Brunswick, $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 1 p.m. Friday.

Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert, Brahms, Schumann and Bottesini, Brunswick High School, Crooker Theatre, $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Brian Cullen, classical guitar, Bach, Broadway, Spanish and flamenco music, Marji Greenhut Sculpture Studio, Brunswick. 725-8253. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Cordis Quartet, contemporary chamber music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $16 advance, $20 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday. 

Comedy

Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly standup show, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday. 

Dance

Bates Dance Festival, Nejla Yatkin/ NY2 Dance, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, free. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, World music and dance from around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Bates Dance Festival, Nejla Yatkin/NY2Dance, Persian love story with dance, music, video and text, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $12 to $25. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Contradance, music by Perpetual e-Motion with caller Maggie Robinson, Wescustogo Grange Hall, North Yarmouth, $10. 233-4325. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Divinity Dances, belly dancers from New England and Deb Rubin from Portland, Ore., Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10 advance, $12 door. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday. 

Fairs/Festivals

Maine Crafts Guild 4th Annual Damariscotta Fine Crafts Show, Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta, $5, children free. mainecraftsguild.com. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Ossipee Valley Fair, Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, South Hiram. ossipeevalleyfair.com. Thursday through July 14.

Norway Arts Festival, arts, crafts, dance, theater and music, downtown Norway. norwayartsfestival.org. Thursday through Saturday.

Moxie Festival, annual festival with music, performances, a parade and lots of Moxie, various locations, Lisbon Falls. moxiefestival.com. Friday through July 14.

Summertime Craft Fair, baskets, pottery, jewelry, furniture, wood carvings, paintings and more, First Congregational Church, Kittery Point. 439-0650. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Maine YogaFest, 29 yoga studio partners participating, more than 40 workshops and lectures, East End Community School, Portland, $90 to $125. maineyogafest.com. Saturday and July 14.

Paddle Battle, kayak, canoe, stand-up paddleboard divisions and any other vessels without a motor, Kennebunk River, live music by Amy Allen, Todo Bien and Don Campbell, Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport, $35, $60 for two-person team. paddlebattlekport.com. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 14; race at 1:30 p.m. 

Films

Summer Film Series, "Lincoln" (2012), York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Sunday.

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl," with historical introduction by Brick Store Museum staff, Kennebunk Free Library, free. brickstoremusem.org. 6 p.m. Monday.

"Gold Diggers of 1933," classic musical from the early '30s, Camden Ampitheatre. 236-3440. 8:30 p.m. Monday.

On the Road Film Series, "The Motorcycle Diaries" (2004, R), Patten Free Library, Bath, free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"The General," Buster Keaton film, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Art Videos at the Gallery, "The Impressionists: Pissarro," Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, Free. 646-8400. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, "Special Flight," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. portlandlibrary.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Outdoor Summer Movie Series, "The Sandlot," Bug Light Park, South Portland, free. 767-7650. Thirty minutes after sunset Thursday.

"Vacationland," Maine-made feature film, with director Jaime Hook and actors from the film, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington, $8. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday. 

Food and Drink

Otisfield Historical Society Strawberry Festival, The Old Town House, Otisfield. 539-2521. 4 to 6 p.m. July 14. 

For Children

Juggler Will Silvers, Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Center. 829-2215. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Magician Norman Ng, York Village Elementary School, free. york.lib.me.us. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Sparks Ark, wild animals, Deering Oaks, Portland. 874-8826. 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles,"

Keith Johnson and his state-of-the-art bubble sculptures, Ogunquit Playhouse, $17 to $21. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. July 14. 

Home & Garden

Hidden Gardens of Phippsburg Tour, self-guided tour of nine private gardens, benefits the Popham Chapel and Chapel House, Sportsman's Club, Phippsburg, $30. 389-2620. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Brunswick Garden Tour, self-guided tours of eight gardens, Brunswick Gazebo, $12. 725-6558. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14. 

Music

Waltzing for Dreamers, free music series, The Grand Slambovians, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

The Nutopians, eight-piece ensemble plays the music of John Lennon, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $25 advance, $28 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Mitch Alden Duo, Portland Lobster Company, Portland. portlandlobstercompany.com. Noon Sunday.

Evergreen, bluegrass, folk, old-time, county and swing, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Bluegrass Brunch, Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.

Summer Music Series, El Rayo Taqueria, Portland. elrayotaqueria.com. Jaw Gems, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday; Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Primo Cubano, 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Pecka Norstedt & The Swedish 300dB, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $10. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Dark Follies, vaudeville, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon Tuesday.

Vishten, Acadian vocals, dance and instrumentals, Phillips Area Community Center, $15. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Castlebay, Celtic-inspired folk duo, Little Brown Church, Round Pond, $10, kids free. 529-5438. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Jackson Browne, singer-songwriter, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, sold out. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Music on the Mall Series, Back Woods Road, folk, rock, blues and country, Brunswick Mall, free. brunswickdowntown.org/motm. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Daughtry and Three Doors Down, pop rock, with Halestorm, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $31.75 to $67.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Music in the Park Series, Zach Jones, Shevenell Park, Main Street, Biddeford. heartofbiddeford.org. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Jorma Kaukoken, blues, folk and rock guitarist, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50 to $41.50. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Concert Series, Veayo Twins, pop, country, Mill Creek Park, South Portland. southportland.org. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Vishten, Acadian vocals, dance and instrumentals, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Summer Music Series, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Western Promenade Park, Portland. 874-8826. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Animal Collective, experimental psychedelic band, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $30 door. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Roy Book Binder, blues and folk, "The Good Book" CD-release Show, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $18 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Marshall Tucker Band, with guest to be announced, Asylum, Portland, $29 advance, $32 door, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Outdoor Concert Series, Pete Kilpatrick and Tyler Stanley, indie-rock duo, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Alive at Five Concert Series, Model Airplane and The Kenya Hall Band, Monument Square, Portland, Free. portlandmaine.com. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Friends of the Eastern Promenade Concert Series, Acadian Aces (Canadian Cajun), Fort Sumner Park, Portland. 874-8826. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Midcoast Music Fest Series, The Jason Spooner Band with The New Rangers, benefits conservation and outreach of the Damariscotta River Association, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta, $15 advance, $20 door, students $7.50. midcoastmusicfest.com. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Vishten, Acadian vocals, dance and instrumentals, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison, $22. deertreestheatre.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse Open Mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn, free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

True Blues with Corey Harris, Guy Davis and Alvin Youngblood Hart, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $25. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Livingston Taylor, folk, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $37.50 advance, $41.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Mollyockett Chorus, barbershop music, Araxine Wilkins Sawyer Memorial, Greene. 946-5311. 2 and 7 p.m. Friday.

Weekday Music and Performance Series, Carolyn Cotter, Post Office Park, Portland. portlandmaine.com. Noon Friday.

State of the State, Rustic Overtones, The Mallett Brothers Band, Spose, The Wrecking and The Other Bones, show in memory of Raina Jensen and is a kickstart for her Fiji Foundation, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. statetheatreportland.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber's Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. standardissue.me. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Vishten, Acadian vocals, dance and instrumentals, Stratton Community Building, $15. necelticarts.com. Friday.

The Jenny Wilson Trio, Camden Amphitheatre. 236-3440. 7 p.m. Friday.

2013 Summer Concert Series, Diane Birch, singer-songwriter, L.L. Bean Discovery Park, Freeport, free. llbean.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Mavis Staples Up Close and Personal, gospel and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $85. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Vienna Teng, pianist, singer-songwriter, Alex Wong opens, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $27.50 advance, $31.50 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Summer Concert Series in the Hope Hobbs Gazebo, Don Campbell Band, country, Wells Harbor Community Park. 646-5596. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

Celtic Celebration 2: Liz Knowles, Kieran O'Hare, Boghat and The Press Gang, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ryan Power, with Forget Forget, Space, Portland, $10. 18-plus. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

North Atlantic Blues Festival, Selwyn Birchwood, Samatha Fish, True Blues, Eddie Taylor Jr., The Blues Broads and many others, Harbor Park, Rockland, $35, $100 VIP two-day pass. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 11 a.m. Saturday; Mavis Staples, The Holmes Brothers, Popa Chubby, Matt Anderson, Sugar Ray and The Blue Tones and more, 11 a.m. July 14.

"Songs from the Road," covers and originals with Ronda Dale, Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, Peaks Island, $10. fifthmainemuseum.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donation. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14.

"Life as I Hear It," jazz piano with Daniel Strange, with guest violinist Ashley Liberty, Raymond Village Community Church, Raymond, $5 to $15. 939-7947. 4 p.m. July 14.

Leon Russell, pianist, singer-songwriter, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $60 advance, $65 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 8 p.m. July 14.

Woods, with Parquet Courts and Herbcraft, Space, Portland, $10, 18-plus. space538.org. 8:30 p.m. July 14.

The Don Roy Trio, piano, step-dancing, bass, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo, The Bell Hill Meetinghouse, Otisfield, $10 advance, $13 door. brownpapertickets.com. 7 p.m. July 14.

Bluegrass Brunch, with instrumentalists Ron Cody, Lincoln Meyers and guests, Gather Restaurant, Yarmouth. 847-3250. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 14. 

Special Events

The MUSE at The Hive, Kennebunk High School writers, poets and artists, benefits KHS MUSE publishing fund, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"MUNCH 150," art exhibition on-screen, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $10 to $15. rocklandstrand.com. 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, UNH Little Red Wagon's "Into the Grimm" kids show, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Met Opera Summer Encore Series, "Armida," Fryeburg Academy, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, $10 to $18. 935-9232. 7 to 10 p.m Wednesday.

Yarmouth Summer Arts Series, Diana Hansen Band, jazz and rock, Royal River Park, Yarmouth, free. 846-2406. 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

MOOSE (Maine Organization Of Storytelling Enthusiasts), "Flight," stories of air travel with Susan Dries, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, Portland, $5. moosetellers.ning.com. Open mic at 7 p.m., featured storyteller at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday.

Thursday Night Cruise Night, show off your cars and trucks, The Landmark, Turner. landmarkturner.com. 5 p.m. Thursday.

Summer Silent Film Series, Lillian and Dorothy Gish in "Orphans of the Storm" (1921), with live music from Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. leavittheatre.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Community Cookout, potluck meal and bandstand concert, music by Italian Heritage Center Concert Band, Village Green, North Yarmouth. northyarmouthevents.org. 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Tate House Architectural Tour, 90-minute cellar-to-attic tour of 18th-century timber frame house, Tate House Museum, Portland, $6 to $12. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

New England Fights presents Summer Fight Night, mixed martial arts, Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, $27.75 to $101.75. waterfrontconcerts.com. Gates at 5 p.m. Friday.

Gonzofest: A Tribute to Hunter S. Thompson, includes screenings of "Breakfast with Hunter" and "Making of the Rum Diary," One Longfellow Square, Portland, $6. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

AudioBody, multimedia comedy show, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $10 to $25. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

R and R Spinners, demonstration of traditional spinning skills, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester, free. 926-4597. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Walker International Circus, Camden Snow Bowl, $15, two children 14 and under are free with one paid adult, additional children $5. walkerinternationalevents.com. 3 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 4:30 p.m. July 14. 

Chickadee Quilters of Bridgton Quilt Show, quilts on display, vendor area, yard-sale table, refreshments, Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton, $5. 647-5197. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and July 14.

"Wagon Ride to the Past," history tour, Wolfe's Neck Farm, Freeport, $8 to $14, ages 2 and under free. wolfesneckfarm.org. 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

"In the Blood," film and live-music documentary about the life of Maine lumbermen and river drivers, with Summer McKane, Hiram Historical Society, free. 625-4762. 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

Public Reading of Declaration of Independence, former state Rep. Herb Adams, Longfellow House, Portland, Free. 774-1822. Noon July 14.

Art Museum Re-Opening Community Day, art-making activities, live band, tours, food and ice cream, Colby College, Museum of Art, Waterville, free. colby.edu/academics_cs/museum. Noon to 5 p.m. July 14. 

Theater

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," musical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $16 to $18. schoolhousearts.org. 5 p.m. Sunday.

"Spamalot," musical comedy, Boothbay Playhouse, $19 to $23. boothbayplayhouse.com. 4 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

"Les Miserables," Broadway musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $52 to $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"Chicago," musical, Arundel Barn Playhouse, $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. July 14.

"Who?", one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Runs through Aug. 28.

"Young Frankenstein," musical comedy based on the Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. July 14. Runs through July 27.

"The Sound of Music," classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Knight of the Burning Pestle," comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Midcoast Youth Theater presents Disney's "Mulan Jr.," musical, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $8 to $10. 751-2619. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Aug. 18.

Patrick Dorow Productions presents "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit, $25, 21-plus. patrickdowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Runs through Aug. 23.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Velveteen Rabbit," family show, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $15. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday. Runs through Aug. 15.

"A Finished Heart," one-man performance about a dying man and his husband with story, poetry and music, Temple at Ocean Park, free. 459-1606. 7:30 p.m. July 14.

 

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