July 28, 2013

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“Voyeur,” inspired by Edward Hopper paintings, will be presented by Bridgman l Packer Dance at the Bates Dance Festival on Friday and Saturday.

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Fenix Theatre Co. presents Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” for free in Portland’s Deering Oaks Thursday through Saturday until Aug. 10.

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

"Maine Voices from the Civil War," letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. mainestatemuseum.org. Through May 2015.

ART OPENINGS

"Hidden Histories," abstract, naturally dyed and stitched figures and textile works by Sallie Findlay, Karen Munson and Debra Spaulding, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 29.

"A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin," 80 historic and contemporary works that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Opening 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 27.

David Driskell, "Reflections Within Form" and work by Maurice Freedman, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Aug. 31.

"A Matter of Nature: Stammen, Warner, Williams," recent work by three artists, Pascal Hall, Rockport. pascalhall.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Sept. 2.

William Irvine, "New Work," and David Peterson, "Boats," Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

Micah Webbert & Allen Ponziani, drawings, paintings and sculptures, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 24.

"In the Mountains of Western Maine," watercolor views of mountain splendor by John Carnes, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

Patricia Wheeler, mixed media paintings, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 1.

"Life is Funny Art is Serious," epigrammatic paintings by Todd McKie, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 27.

"A Journey Inside Vietnam," photograph by Bruce Brown, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. 221-3443. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 30.

First Friday Open Galleries Night, Stonington galleries and studios. stoningtongalleries.com. 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

"Then & Now II," Charles DuBack, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 1.

"20 Artists Paint Maine," Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, Harpswell. sebascodeganartists.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

"New Works: New Directions," works by the galleries' newest artists, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

"What's in a Name?" Marsha Proud Coelho and Peggy Cope, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Opening reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Sept. 14.

"Eastern Views," recent Asian brush and watercolor by Jean Kigel, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 14.

The Hidden Ladder Collective Art Marathon, artists start creating at 7 a.m. and display their work during First Friday Art Walk, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. megperrycenter.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

"The New Machine" solo exhibition by David Allen, Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland. 594-2020. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Addison Woolley Gallery presents 13 artists' group exhibit, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.

"Late Summer Rhythms," works by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeand gallery.com. Opening reception 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

BENEFITS

Paddle Art Auction, benefit for the Naples Public Library, Naples Country Club, $10. www.naples.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

BOOKS AND AUTHORS

Brown Bag Lecture Series, Roxana Robinson, author of "Sparta," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Phil Di Vece, author of "Wiscasset and Its Times," Wiscasset Public Library. 882-7161. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Mark Scott Ricketts, author of "A Flatlander's Guide to Maine," Sherman's Books and Stationary, Bar Harbor. 288-3161. 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

"Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother," talk and book signing with author Eve LaPlante, Georgetown Historical Society. 371-9200. 10 a.m. Saturday.

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