Friday, March 7, 2014
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Portland Stage Company presents “The Snow Queen” through Dec. 22.
Courtesy Portland Stage
"Balancing Act," from 'Selections from Berenice Abbott’s ‘Portrait of Maine'" on view through Saturday at the Bates College Museum of Art in Lewiston.
Courtesy Bates College Museum of Art
The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Holiday Sing-Along with Robert Russell and the Choral Arts Society, 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra “Magic of Christmas,” Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31-$61. porttix.com. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 22.
St. Cecilia Chamber Choir presents Ceremony of Lessons and Carols; carols and anthems, both old and new, interspersed with readings from poetry and scripture, Second Congregational Church Newcastle, $15, students free. ceciliachoir.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Saturday.
The St. Mary Schola Early Music Ensemble, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $15, $12 seniors and students. stmaryschola.org. Includes works by Schutz, Praetorius, Lassus, Bach and more, 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Tri-City Community Chorus “A Yuletide Celebration,” First Parish Congregational Church, Saco, selected choruses from “The Messiah” and other seasonal favorites. $8-$10 advance, $10-$12 door. tricitycommunitychorus.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Conservatory of Music’s 2013 Holiday Student Concert, a holiday craft fair will follow the concert, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, donations accepted. 775-3356. 3 p.m. Saturday.
The St. Mary Schola Early Music Ensemble, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, $15, $12 students and seniors. stmaryschola.org. Works by Schutz, Praetorius, Lassus, Bach and more, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The DaPonte String Quartet, Second Congregational Church Newcastle, free. Annual Christmas concert, 3 p.m. Sunday.
The St. Mary Schola Early Music Ensemble, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Falmouth, $15, $12 students and seniors. stmaryschola.org. Works by Schutz, Praetorius, Lassus, Bach and more, 4 p.m. Sunday.
Choral Art Society’s Annual Messiah Sing-Along, food drive to benefit Project Feed, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $5, students free. choralart.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Christmas with Cornils, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10-$20 advance, $15-$25 door. brownpapertickets.com/event/462634. With the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, the Parish Ringers and St. Mary Schola, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Festive brass and organ with Betty Rines, Mark Tipton and Ray Cornils, 12:15 p.m. Dec. 19.
Men of the Strip, Asylum, Portland, $15, 18-plus. portlandasylum.com. Male dance revue featuring Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees, 9 p.m. Thursday.
Fall Dance Showcase University of Maine, Orono, Hauck Auditorium, $10. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday.
Vivid Motion presents “The Nutcracker Burlesque,” featuring a wide array of dance genres including ballet, go-go dancing, disco, hoedown and classic burlesque. For adults only, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15. vividmotion.org. Music is adapted from the classic Tchaikovsky Nutcracker ballet, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Dec. 19. Through Dec. 21.
Portland Ballet’s “The Victorian Nutcracker,” Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $20-$55. porttix.com. Set in Victorian era Portland, with stage sets and costumes inspired by the Victoria Mansion, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
“The Snow Queen,” beloved fairy tale of devotion, bravery and the triumph of love, Portland Stage Company, $35-$45, $15 for children under 15. portlandstage.org. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; noon and 5 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 19. Through Dec. 22.
David Sedaris’ “The Santaland Diaries,” Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, $20-$25. portlandstage.org. Hilarious tale of Crumpet, a Macy’s store elf. For mature audiences only. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Dec. 19. Through Dec. 22.
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"Place of Water 1" from "Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers" on view through Saturday at the Bates College Museum of Art in Lewiston.