October 24, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, auditions, theater, museums and galleries

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“Shepard’s Hook and Telephone Pole” by Jeff Epstein, from “Paintings,” his exhibition continuing through Nov. 30 at Art House Picture Frames in Portland.

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David Finckel, Wu Han and Philip Setzer will perform in a Portland Ovations concert on Saturday at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.

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“The Secret War,” Mike Daisey talks about Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning and Daniel Ellsberg, University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts, Orono, $20 to $30. collinscenterforthe arts.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $12, $10 seniors and students. monmouth communityplayers.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“The Woman in Black,” mystery, The Slightly Off-Center Players, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft, $12 advance, $15 door, $5 for under 5. centertheatre.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

“My Ongoing Problems with Kindness: Confessions of MOGO Girl,” ImprovAcadia, Bar Harbor, $10. humaneeducation.org. A one-woman show written and performed by Zoe Weil, 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Who Killed Jolly Roger? A Pirate Mystery,” presented by Mystery for Hire, DaVinci’s Eatery, Lewiston. davinciseatery.com. $44, Includes show, full meal, tax and gratuity, 7 p.m. Saturday.

From Away Festival of International Playwriting, bringing talented writers from around the world to Portland, Portland Stage Company, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandstage.org. Excerpts performed in translation, 7 p.m. Monday.

Morris Panych’s “Vigil,” Portland Stage Company, Portland, $35-$45. portlandstage.org. Offbeat fable of family and loneliness, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Oct. 31. Through Nov. 17.

“Bloody Murder,” Theatre Company at Falmouth High School, $7, $5 seniors, students, kids. 781-7429. Ed Sala’s twisted who-dunnit spoof, 7 p.m. Oct. 31.

“In the Next Room,” Bates College Theater Department, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $6, $3 seniors and students. 786-6161. Drama set in the 1880s that explores the true meaning of love, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31.

MUSEUMS

OPENING

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: “Art of the Barn,” presented by Heartwood College of Art, artists’ interpretations of local barns. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Through Jan. 31. “Monsters Ball: Where Fashion and Fantasy Collide,” unique costumes from the museum’s collection, covering various decades. brickstore museum.org. Through Nov. 15.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: “Piece Work: 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial,” new and recent work by living artists, through Jan. 5; “9 Walks,” video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis exploring movement in time and space via the motif of a walk in the woods, through Jan. 5; Jason Rogenes “J480N R063N38,” installation of large-scale sculptural forms in the PMA family space, through Jan. 5; Winslow Homer’s “Civil War,” wood engravings and prints from Homer’s days as an artist with the Union Army, through Dec. 8; Ahmed Alsoudani: “Redacted,” paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist and MECA graduate, through Dec. 8; portlandmuseum.org.

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Harold Garde, “Garde Addendum,” paintings and prints. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Friday.

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: “This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War,” photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists,” artwork by eight pioneering Chinese women, through Dec. 22; “This Mighty Scourge of War,” art of the Civil War, through Jan. 5. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: “Robert E. Peary and His Northern World,” through Dec. 31; “Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World,” through Jan. 6; “Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” through Dec. 1. mainemaritime museum.org

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