Friday, April 25, 2014
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
“Shepard’s Hook and Telephone Pole” by Jeff Epstein, from “Paintings,” his exhibition continuing through Nov. 30 at Art House Picture Frames in Portland.
David Finckel, Wu Han and Philip Setzer will perform in a Portland Ovations concert on Saturday at Merrill Auditorium in Portland.
Noonday Concerts, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Timothy Neill Johnson and Tim Burris as Music’s Quill, voice and lute, 12:15 p.m. Thursday; organist Harold Stover, 12:15 p.m. Oct. 31.
DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston, $20, free for age 21 and under. daponte.org. Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Walton, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Cellist William Rounds, accompanied by Sayuri Miyamoto, an award-winning pianist, University of Southern Maine Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. An evening of Brahms, Kodaly and others, 8 p.m. Friday.
DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $20, 21 and under free. daponte.org. Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Walton, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Victoria Vox, Congregational Church, Phippsburg, $10, $6 students. 389-1770. Vocalist and celebrated ukulele player plays originals and covers, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Pianist Frank Glazer, Bates College Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, $10. 786-6163. Sonatas by Mozart, Weber, Hindemeth and Beethoven, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale, Portland Public Library, $20, 21 and under free. daponte.org. Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Walton, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Early Music in the Chapel Series, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $15, $10 seniors and students, free for under 17. 772-5434. An evening of English songs of the late Baroque played on period instruments, 7 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Ovations presents David Finckel, Wu Han and Philip Setzer, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $44. porttix.com. Chamber music trio with cello, piano and violin, 3 p.m. Saturday.
Halloween Concert, presented by Portland Conservatory of Music, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $5. portlandconservatory.net. Costumes encouraged, prizes given in several age categories, 3 p.m. Saturday.
DaPonte String Quartet Winter Series I: Entente Cordiale, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham, $20, 21 and under free. daponte.org. Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev and Walton, 3 p.m. Sunday.
Portland String Quartet “East Meets West,” presented by the LARK Society of Chamber Music, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $22, $20 seniors, free for 21 and under. larksociety.org. Debussy’s “String Quartet in G Minor” with oud player Rahim AlHaj, 2 p.m. Sunday.
Women Composers, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $81. porttix.com. Tchaikovsky violin concert with violinist Jennifer Koh, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
“Jack the Ripper,” not recommended for children, Portland Ballet Studio, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. portlandballet.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.
“The Velveteen Rabbit,” casting actors ages 8 to 17 for holiday production; actors should prepare a one-minute monologue; no acting experience is required; newcomers are welcome. Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. kitetails.org. 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday.
Good Theater presents “Clybourne Park,” Bruce Norris’ play written in response to “A Raisin in the Sun,” St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
John Cariani’s “Love/Sick,” The Public Theatre, Lewiston, thepublictheatre.org. Funny, sweet and sad love stories; $20, $5 for 18 and under. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Neil Simon’s “Rumors,” comedy, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 3.
“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.
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.
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
Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: “Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers” and “Selections from Berenice Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Maine,’ ” through Dec. 14. bates.edu
Saco Museum: “John Haley’s Civil War,” artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10; “Lawrence Dolby: Photographs of the Saco Central Fire Station,” through November. dyerlibrary sacomuseum.org
Ogunquit Museum of American Art: “Sixty Works – 60 Years,” 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection; “Henry Strater: A Life in Art,” family photos and artwork; “Emerging Artists 2013,” up-and-coming New England artists from traditional to experimental media; “A Community Collects: Selections from the York Hospital Collection,” works by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others; and “Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland,” collection of pre-Industrial Revolution subjects, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org
Colby Museum of Art, Waterville: “Nowhere But Here,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; “The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes,” through June 8. colby.edu/museum
Maine State Museum, Augusta: “Maine Voices from the Civil War,” letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the Civil War period, through May 2015. mainestatemuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Wonderful World of Oz,” exhibition drawn from the world’s most comprehensive collection of Oz materials, based in Maine, through March; “Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum,” through Dec. 29; “American Treasures: Maine Voices,” views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” contemporary art from the museum collection, “American Treasures: Family and Friends,” renderings of artists’ relatives and acquaintances, and “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “N’tolonapemk: Our Relatives’ Place,” archaeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through Oct. 31; “2013 Waponahki Student Art Show,” art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Oct. 31; “Wabanaki Guides,” the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December. abbemuseum.org
University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: Sachiko Akitama, “On Finding Home,” figures carved from wood and finished with painted surfaces; “From the Shadows,” black and white photographs by Susan Burnstine and Lynn Saville. umma.umaine.edu. Through Jan. 4.
• ART GALLERIES
Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: “The Color of Evening,” paintings by Nina Jerome, and “Through the Bedroom Window,” paintings by Laura Tyron Jennings, elizabethmossgalleries .com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Nov. 30.
“The ME in Maine,” Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Works by members of the Maine Artists Collective. Through Nov. 25.
Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland: Paintings and photographs by Dorson Plourde, Mike Marks and Jack Montgomery. susanmaaschfineart.com. Through Nov. 29.
Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook: Chuck Thompson, “Maine Plein Air Landscapes,” with several other guest artists. 591-7300. Wednesday through Dec. 7.
Portland Public Library: Maurice Sendak, “50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” original illustrations, drawings and paintings, portlandlibrary .com. Through Friday.
Space Gallery, Portland: Greta Bank, “NSFW,” room-sized diorama with the continual development of painted forms. space538.org. Through Friday.
College of the Atlantic Ethel H. Blum Gallery, Bar Harbor: “Art in Science,” glass artist Josh Simpson and painter Jane Runyeon, 288-5015. Through Friday.
Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Mary Bourke, “A Life Imagined,” greenhutgalleries.com. Through Saturday.
Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Henry Isaacs “New Work,” gleasonfineart.com. Through Saturday.
Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: “Sit. Stay. Art!” celebration of animals, in partnership with the Kennebec Valley Humane Society; harlow gallery.org. Through Saturday.
Rose Contemporary, Portland: Jeff Badger, “OK Back OK,” sculptural works, drawings and prints. rosecontemporary.com. Through Saturday.
Morgan Gallery, Kittery: “Rhythm and Color,” whimsical paintings and caricatures by Dean Higgins. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Saturday.
Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook: “Aerials: Views from Above,” paintings by Philip Carlo Paratore. 591-7300. Through Saturday.
Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland: Photographs, paintings and sculpture by Tom Baril, Eleanor Miller, Riv Pyne and Andy Rosen. susan maaschfineart.com. Through Saturday.
3Fish Gallery, Portland: “Vittles,” works by six Maine artists celebrating food in its many manifestations. 3fishgallery.com. Through Saturday.
Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, Gardiner: “Something Small Under the Blankets,” 4-square-inch miniature editioned prints and monprints by 13 artists from central Maine. 582-2108. Through Saturday.
Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: “Sticks, Stones and Bones,” multiple artist show with works made from material from the immediate environment. aarhusgallery.com. Through Sunday.
Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor: Brad Betts, “Boats and Harbors,” oil paintings. gleasonfine art.com. Through Nov. 2.
Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland: Brian Mark, “Haunting of the Harbor,” precious metals bathed in acid. harborsquaregallery.com. Through Oct. 31.
Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: Eric Hou, “So Emotional,” prints and drawings, 253-6808. Through Nov. 30.
York Public Library: “Seacoast Moderns,” group show. www.york.lib.me.us. Through Monday.
Bard Coffee, Portland: “Beyond the Horizon,” landscapes and abstracts in watercolor and acrylics. bardcoffee.com. Through Oct. 31.
Waterfall Arts, Belfast: “Portals,” environmental art installations by seven artists, waterfallarts .org. Through Nov. 27.
“Is This My Milk?” works of three artists who have recently experienced caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Monkitree, Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through Nov. 23.
Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: New paintings by Anne Ireland and Susan Williams. thosmoser.com. Through Nov. 18.
Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: “Frenzied Felines,” iconic cat portraits by Lori Rae Curole. daunis.com. Through Tuesday.
Markings Gallery, Bath: “Wearable Art,” Maine weavers, felters and jewelers. markingsgallery .com. Through Oct. 31.
Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: John Vander, new paintings, 633-6252. Through Oct. 31.
Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Kennebec Valley Art Association, “SpinOff on the Circle,” harlowgallery.org. Through Nov. 1.
Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery: Merrimack River painters, works by 11 women artists.
justuschickens.net. Through Oct. 31.
Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: “Scenes from Maine,” works by gallery artists in a variety of media. richardboydartgallery.com. Through Oct. 31.
PhoPa Gallery, Portland: “Focus on Faculty,” photographers from MMW+C. phopagallery .com. Through Nov. 16.
Kennebunk Free Library: “Scenes from Cuba,” photographs by Susan Downing. kennebunk library.org. Through Oct. 31.
Wells Public Library: “Fallen Through the Cracks: Raising Awareness about 14 Million Illiterate Americans,” photographs by Lisa Crothers. 646-8181. Through Oct. 31.
University of Southern Maine Art Gallery, Gorham: “Persian Visions: Contemporary Photography from Iran.” usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Dec. 8.
June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: Amy Stacey Curtis “Drawing Matter,” 699-5083. Through Nov. 2.
Art House Picture Frames, Portland. Jeff Epstein, “Paintings.” arthousepicture frames.com. Through Nov. 30.
Glickman Library, University of South-ern Maine, Portland: Elke Morris, “Waterfront Properties,” archival inkjet prints. usm.maine.edu. Through Dec. 27.
Akari, Portland: “3 Graces for Environmental Awareness,” photographic art project by Ann Tracy. 772-9060. Through Oct. 31.
University of New England Campus Center, Biddeford: Diane Noble, “Along the Maine Coast,” acrylic paintings. 284-6394. Through Nov. 4.
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: “Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference,” works by 20 Maine artists who have been featured in Hawk & Handsaw, the journal of creative sustainability published by Unity College. cmcanow.org. Through Dec. 1.
Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Exhibition of recent tapestries by Morris David Dorenfeld, 725-8157. Through Nov. 16.
Osher Map Library, Portland: “To the Ends of the Earth and Back,” historical overviewof polar exploration and the process of globalization as depicted in maps, charts, books and artifacts, University of Southern Maine, Portland. 780-4850. Through Feb. 27.
Unity College Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery, Unity: Michael Shaughnessy, “3.2.7,” sculpture. 948-9239. Through Nov. 1.
Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery: “Things Seen III,” Kathleen Boldt drawings, collages and gouache paintings. topshamlibrary.org. Through Oct. 31.
Maine Media Gallery, Rockport: “Circo El Salvador,” images of circus families by Steven Laxton. mainemedia.edu/gallery. Through Nov. 16.
Wiscasset Bay Gallery: “From Shore to Shore: Select American and European Coastal Paintings,” 19th- and 20th-century paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists. wiscasset baygallery.com. Through Oct. 31.
Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: ARTinME Juried Fine Arts Show, boothbayartists.org. Through Nov. 3.
Dobra Tea, Portland: “Beautiful People,” portrait paintings by Pete Gorski. dobrateame.com. Through Nov. 15.
Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston: “Transformations: My Cancer Cells, My Art, Creating a New Perspective and Life,” works by artist Aura Ever, keagriver gallery.com. Through Nov. 30.
Fryeburg Academy, Pace Galleries of Art, “Fryeburg Fair Portraits-Ambrotypes” by David Puntel, also includes portraits by Rachel Andrews Damon and vintage portraits from O.B. Denison. fryeburg academy.org. Through Dec. 20.
Gallery Framing, Brunswick: Spindleworks presents “Dwellings,” works taking a look at dwellings, real and imagined. spindleworks.org. Through Oct. 31.
Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: “The Chemistry of Autumn,” new works by six painters in the palette of Maine’s beloved fall. carverhillgallery.com. Through Nov. 12.
Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: “Objects in Space,” recent paintings by Jeffrey Whittle, 338-0555. Through Dec. 1.
Schoolhouse Gallery, Kingfield: “River Reflections – Maine Woods Mirror,” photographs by John Orcutt. schoolhouseartgallery.com. Through Jan. 3.
Camden Public Library: The Coastal Quilters Exhibit, 236-3440. Through Oct. 31.
CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: New digitally generated works of fine art on archival rag paper by Tim Van Campen, crafton elm.com. Through Nov. 15.
Central Maine Medical Center Art Gallery, Lewiston: Paintings and photographs by Irene Rothe and Debbie Angelides, cmmc.org. Through Nov. 7.