September 29, 2013

Calendar

Your arts and entertainment guide.

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"Harvesters at Benton Falls," photograph by Sandy Olson, from the exhibition "Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference," which opened Saturday and continues through Dec. 1 at the Center for Maine Gallery in Portland. A reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Courtesy of CMCA

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From left, Janice Gardner, Johnny Speckman and Evan Dalzell in "The School for Lies," a Mad Horse Theater production of the David Ives play continuing through Oct. 13 at the Hutchins School in South Portland.

Craig Robinson photo courtesy of Mad Horse Theater

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Jill Snyder Wallace, embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. mainefiberarts.org. Through Sept. 30.

"Selections from Berenice Abbott's 'Portrait of Maine,' "; and "Redefining the Multiple:13 Japanese Printmakers," Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu. Through Dec. 14.

"The Untold Story," works by Paul Hannon, William Irvine, Ed Nadeau and John Neville, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. courthousegallery.com. Through Oct. 20.

"Aerials: Views from Above," aerial paintings by Philip Carlo Paratore, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. 591-7300. Through Oct. 26.

Ellen Welch Granter and Janis H. Sanders, new original oils, Maine Art Shows, Kennebunk. maine-art.com. Through Oct. 14.

"Unfolding Traces," interactive sculpture, painting, installation and video, University of Maine, Charles Danforth Gallery, Augusta. uma.maine.edu. Through Oct. 11.

"Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran," photography and video installation, University of Southern Maine, Art Gallery, Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 8.

Nancy Freeman, paintings and prints, The Gallery at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. (888) 777-1077. Through Oct. 20.

Janice Anthony, new and recent paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Through Saturday.

ART OPENINGS

"CREATE II," second annual continuing studies student exhibition at Maine College of Art, more than 40 artists working in a variety of media, Maine College of Art, Porteous Building, Portland. meca.edu. Through Oct. 17.

"Scenes from Cuba," photographs by Susan Downing, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Oct. 31.

"Along the Maine Coast," acrylic paintings by Diane Noble, University of New England, Campus Center, Biddeford. 284-6394. Through Nov. 4.

"Piece Work," 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, new and recent work by living artists; and "9 Walks," nine video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis on the theme of a walk in the woods, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Through Jan. 5.

"Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference," selected works by 20 contemporary Maine artists who have been featured in Hawk & Handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability published by Unity College, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 1.

"Scenes from Maine," gallery artists in a variety of media, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Oct. 31.

"On Finding Home," figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces by Sachiko Akitama, runs through January 4, University of Maine, Museum of Art, Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.

"Big & Small," show of original paintings by Maine Women in the Arts, Masonic Hall, Kennebunkport. mainewomenarts.com. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 6.

"Something Small under the Blankets," 4-inch-square editioned prints and monprints by 13 artists from central Maine, Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner. 582-2108. Through Oct. 26.

"Fallen Through the Cracks," photographs by Lisa Crothers raising awareness about 14 million illiterate Americans," Wells Public Librarys. 646-8181. Through Oct. 31. Opening reception, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Grand opening, food, fun, art and music from Megan Jo Wilson Quartet, Running With Scissors, Portland. rwsartstudios.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

"Drawing Matters," Amy Stacey Curtis, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Nov. 2. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

"A Life Imagined," paintings by Mary Bourke, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Through Oct. 26. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Henry Isaacs, new work, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Through Oct. 26. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

"All Creatures Great and Small II," group show on the subject of animals, in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society. Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Through Oct. 26. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Merrimack River Painters, 11 women artists, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Through Oct. 31. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

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This pigment print of an urban scene by Alan Vlach is among the works that will be on view in “Focus on Faculty: Photographers from Maine Media Workshops + College,” Wednesday through Nov. 16 at PhoPa Gallery in Portland. A reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

©Alan Vlach

  


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