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Singer-songwriter Sam Amidon is at the Olin Arts Center on the Bates College campus in Lewiston on Tuesday.

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Funk and reggae artist Michael Franti is at the State Theatre in Portland on Friday.

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.


Rose Olson, Cole Caswell and Riv Pyne, paintings, photographs, wood and bronze sculpture and ceramics, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. 747-5045. Through Sept. 27.

"America's Maine," paintings of people and places of the Maine coast, gathered by America Martin, Ross Richardson and Rachel Elias, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. Through Oct. 8.

"Sustenance," white line wood block prints and miniature paintings by Willy Reddick, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Through Sept. 30.

"Same Voice/Different Song," charcoal drawings on gessoed white paper and assemblages of clay objects by Lissa Hunter, Craft Gallery, Rockland. Through Oct. 12.

"Portals," environmental art installations by seven artists, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Through Nov. 27.

"Steady Work," contemporary sign painting with Spike Birmingham, Patrick Corrigan, Josh Luke, Kenjo Nakayama and Will Sears, Space, Portland. Through Oct. 19.

"NSFW," room-sized diorama by Greta Banks, Space Gallery Annex, Portland. Through Oct. 25.

"Gardening at Night," photographs, animations, embroidery and neon signs by Cig Harvey; and "The Unseen Aspect," paintings by Alexandra Tyng exploring the legacy of the artist's family, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland. Through Sept. 30.

Michael Ranucci, paintings, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. Through Saturday, Sept. 28.

Tom Huber, pottery for cooking, Maine Potters Market, Portland. Through Sept. 30.

Works by Living Innovations, Dyer Library, Saco. Through Sept. 30.

"Frenzied Felines," cat portraits by Lori Rae Curole, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. Through Oct. 29.

"Wearable Art," hats, jackets, scarves and jewelry in glass, precious metals and stone by Maine weavers, felters and jewelers, Markings Gallery, Bath. Through Oct. 31.

"Places: Travel Journals," painted, printed fiber, books and scrolls by Katherine Harman Harding, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Through Oct. 20.

"Summer's Glory," floral digital woodcuts and Maine woodcuts, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Tuesday. 

Art Openings

Kingfield Friday Artwalk, 939-6518. 1 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Jane Davis Doggett, Maine waterscapes and iconochromes, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Through Oct. 13. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

"Coastal Confrontation," photography and oil and watercolor painting by Annie Lemeieux, Kennebunk Free Library. Through Sept. 27. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

"Seacoast Moderns," group show, York Public Library. Through Oct. 28. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Tuesday.

"Water & Wood," paintings by Carole Sloane, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through Oct. 19. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

John Santoro and Liz Hoag "New Works," paintings, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through Oct. 19. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Playing with Color and Texture," ink paintings and watercolors by Hilary Bartlett, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through Oct. 15. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Frederick Lynch and William Manning, relief sculptures and paintings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Oct. 12. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. 


"Shrek the Musical," performancess in mid-November, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday.

"The Sound of Music," Portland Players, South Portland. Children by appointment, 10:30 a.m. Saturday; ages 16 and older, open call, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15.


"Bidding to Build the Dream," live and silent auction with entertainment, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar, benefits expansion project, Sanford Springvale YMCA, $25 advance, $30 door. 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

"Champagne on the Sheepscot," live music and hors d'oeuvres, benefits the association, Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association, Newcastle, $40 to $125. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday.

6th Annual Eco Appetito, menu created by chef Lee Skawinski, silent auction items and entertainment, benefits Ferry Beach Ecology School and its Food for Thought program. Vignola Cinque Terre, Portland, $45 advance, $55 day of. Noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 15. 

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