Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Portland Museum of Art on Saturday opens an exhibition of Winslow Homer’s Civil War-era wood engravings drawn from its permanent collection, including “The War for the Union 1862 – A Cavalry Charge. The show features several illustrations that Homer produced for Harper’s Weekly. Also opening Saturday at the museum is an exhibition of paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist Ahmed Alsoudani.
The Portland Museum of Art on Saturday opens an exhibition of Winslow Homer’s Civil War-era wood engravings drawn from its permanent collection, including “Thanksgiving Day – Hanging Up the Musket.” The show features several illustrations that Homer produced for Harper’s Weekly. Also opening Saturday at the museum is an exhibition of paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist Ahmed Alsoudani.
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Denny Breau, country singer-songwriter, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $14 to $16. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Antje Duvekot, Boston-based singer-songwriter, presented by New Gloucester Village Coffee House, First Congregational Church, $15. 653-6151. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
All Together Now, Beatles tribute, Jonathan's Restaurant, Ogunquit, $12 advance, $15 door. jonathansrestaurant.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.
Forget, Forget, indie-rock, chamber pop, "We Are All" album-release Show, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $7 advance, $10 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
The Fogcutters, big band music, dancing, cash bar and prizes, benefits River Tree Arts, Kennebunk River Club, Kennebunkport, $40, $75 per couple. rivertreearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Jason Anick Trio, jazz violinist, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, $15 advance, $18 door. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Slaid Cleaves, Texas singer-songwriter, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $20. stone mountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Sept. 8.
Eileen Jewell, roots music, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 7 p.m. Sept. 8.
Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking tour with history of those buried, history of the grounds and the types of stones, Eastern Cemetery, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. spiritsalive.org. 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8.
Camden Windjammer Festival, Maritime Heritage Fair, boat race and parade, Sea Dog show, pirates and more, Camden Harbor. camdenwindjammerfestival.com. 9 a.m. Sunday.
Vintage Motorcycle Meet and Antique Aeroplane Show, Owls Head Transportation Museum, $12, under 18 free. ohtm.org. 9 a.m. Sunday.
Tate House Architectural Tour, 90-minute cellar-to-attic tour reveals the "skeleton" of an 18th-century timber-frame house, Tate House Museum, Portland, $6 to $12. 774-6177. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
Cruise and Lighthouse Visit: Beacons of Boothbay, view three or more other lighthouses during five-hour cruise, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $25 to $45. mainemaritimemuseum.org. 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
"Dinosaurs at Dusk," time-travel adventure involving an overly enthusiastic scientist father and a highly active teenage, University of Southern Maine, Southworth Planetarium, Portland, $6 to $6.50. usm.maine.edu/planet. 7 and 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Portland yoga studio Fringe presents Thomas Kozumplik, hybrid, electronic and acoustic set-up, with music by Loop 2.4.3 and Clogs, Portland Yoga Studio, $10 suggested. portlandyoga.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.
Memorial celebration for Kate Barnes, Maine's first poet laureate, poetry, music, food, conversation and more, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, free. atthelincoln.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," Tony Award-winning musical, City Theater, Biddeford, $20, recommended for ages 13 and over. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.
"West Side Story," classic Broadway musical, 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. Sept. 8. Runs through Sept. 28.
Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme is "Our Town, Your Town," Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $7 suggested. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 Friday.
"Waiting for Godot," Samuel Beckett play, The Theater Project, Brunswick, pay what you want. theaterproject.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 8. Runs through Sept. 15.