January 13, 2011

Art and Theater listings

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

TODAY

Chorus auditions, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. Call to schedule: 807-2158. For the chamber choir, 6 to 8 p.m. today; for the women's choir, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday; for the lyric choir, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday; for the concert choir, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; for the apprentice choir, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

SATURDAY

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra: "Clarion Calls" with trumpet soloist Wayne du Maine, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. www.midcoastsymphony.org. $15; free for ages 18 and younger. 7:30 p.m.

Epic Brass Quintet, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $25 to $45; $8 for ages 18 and younger. www.baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m. 

SUNDAY

Portland Rossini Club, St. Luke's Cathedral, Portland. $5 to $10/donation. 797-8318. 3 p.m.

Peabody Piano Trio, University of Maine (Minsky Recital Hall), Orono. $32. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 12:30 p.m.

Bangor Symphony Orchestra: "Romantic Rachmaninoff" with guest pianist Martina Filjak, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. www.bangorsymphony.org. 4 p.m.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra: "Clarion Calls" with trumpet soloist Wayne du Maine, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. www.midcoastsymphony.org. $15; free for ages 18 and younger. 2:30 p.m.

Vox Nova Chamber Choir, contemporary sacred songs, Bowdoin College (Chapel), Brunswick. $15. www.bowdoin.edu. 3 p.m. 

• DANCE

Bale Folclorico da Bahia, performing a repertory based on Bahian folkloric dances of African origin, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $32 to $44; $15 for students. www.porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

• THEATER

"Is There Fat In That?", one-woman cabaret show with Ellen Domingo, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. www.goodtheater.com. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 23.

"Blood Wedding," tragedy about the intensity of living in a small town, Space, Portland. $10. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

Page to Stage Festival, staged readings, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $5 to $12. www.heartwoodtheater.org. "Four Quartets," 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday; "The Beggar's Opera," 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday; "Last Train to Nibroc," 3 p.m. Saturday. Through Jan. 30.

"The Mousetrap," Agatha Christie murder-mystery, Portland Players, South Portland. $18 to $20; $15 for students. 799-7337. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 30.

"Guys and Dolls, Jr.," student-produced musical, Lyman Moore Middle School, Portland. $10; $5 for students. 775-2673. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 23.

"36" + 24" + 36" = A Shape for Murder," dinner theater performance benefitting the D.A. Hurd Library, Spring Hill Restaurant, South Berwick. $45. www.da-hurd.lib.me.us. 6 p.m. Friday.

"The Wizard of Oz," family-friendly musical, Old Port Playhouse, Portland. $15. 773-0333. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 6.

"Crying at Movies," two-person play about how a man's experiences of watching cinematic leading ladies affected his relationships with women, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $10; $8 for students and seniors. www.acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Jan. 30.

Out of the Hat, play-reading series, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. Free; audience members are welcome to participate; rehearsals are at noon. "Durang Durang" (adult comedy), 7 p.m. Saturday.

"Walk Together Children," poetry, prose and song about the African-American experience with actress, storyteller and activist Vinie Burrows, University of Maine (Nordica Auditorium), Farmington. $10/donation. 778-7292. 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

• MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Characters," ink drawings by faculty member Scott Reed, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Opens today. Through March 20.

"Displaced Persons," black-and-white photographs of World War II refugees by Clemens Kalischer, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. www.colby.edu. Opens today. Through June 12.

"Unconventional Portraits: Photographs by Charles E. Moody," Saco Museum. 283-3861. Reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday; "Photography at a Crossroads" with Susan Danly, 6 p.m. Tuesday (free). Through Feb. 26.

"Recent Acquisitions," multi-media, Saco Museum. 283-3861. Reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Feb. 26.

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