February 14

Art and Theater Listings

Museums, galleries, classical music, dance and theater


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“Gunmetal Blues,” a musical spoof, is on stage at City Theater in Biddeford through Sunday.

Photo by Audra Hatch

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“Improvisations of New York” by Abraham Walkowitz is part of the “Fine Lines” exhibit of drawings at the Portland Museum of Art.

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“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” more than 100 drawings and sketchbooks from the Brooklyn Museum’s world-renowned collection, from late-18th through the mid-20th century. Portland Museum of Art. www.portlandmuseum.org.

2004 MECA Painters: 10 Years Later, an annual exhibit featuring Maine College of Art painting majors a decade after graduation. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. www.meca.edu.

Southern Maine Community College Student Exhibition, self-portraits in charcoal. Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland. www.portlandlibrary.com. Through Friday.

Kelly Ufkin, paintings. Mainely Frames and Gallery, 534 Congress St., Portland. www.mainely art.com. Through Friday.

“Our Beautiful Planet,” photography by George Petkov. Grapheteria Gallery, 143 Kennebec St., Portland. www.thegrapheteria.com. Through Friday.

Betty Lathrop, silk artist. Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Rt. 236), Kittery. www.justuschickens.net. Through Friday.

Small Works Holiday Show, art by more than 60 artists. Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 336 Main St., Yarmouth. www.yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Through Friday.

“Revision,” Matthew Demers and Allison McKeen. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through Saturday.

“Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA graduate. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. www.farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Sunday.

Portraits of Recently Extinct Birds of the Eastern United States, by Jada Fitch, The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com. Through Tuesday.

USM Faculty Show, new work by art faculty in a wide array of media and approaches. Art Gallery at USM Gorham, 37 College Ave., Gorham. www.usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through Feb. 14.

Annette Kearney: “Let There Be Light,” featured pieces include fused glass freestanding sculptures and 3D collaged paintings. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. www.markings gallery.com.

“New England Moments,” paintings by Jeannie Piccini, Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. www.harlowgallery.org.

James Seavey: “Water–Metal–Image,” free-spun aluminum vessels, watercolors and photographs. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. www.daunis.com. Through Feb. 28.

“Joy of Art,” juried exhibit features original artwork by year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery. Through Feb.16.

Deborah Klotz, “Traces,” prints and sculptures, Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through Feb. 21.

“Art 241: The Visual Book,” works by 12 students, Pope-Cheney Art Studio at The Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 34 Bedford St., Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts. Through Feb. 28.

“After Hours: Work by Maine Art Teachers,” celebrates studio practice and exploration outside the classroom. Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco. www.sacomuseum.org. Through March 1.

“How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman in Vietnam and Southern China,” painted scrolls, masks and other objects used in shamanist ceremonies of five ethnic minorities in northern Vietnam, Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu/x181067.xml. Through March 21.

“Transitions: USM Juried Art Alumni,” includes 23 paintings, drawings and prints by seven USM alumni. Area Gallery at The Woodbury Campus Center, 35 Bedford St., Portland. www.usm.maine.edu/gallery. Through March 28.

“Implements,” found object sculpture by Maureen Block, Ellen Gibson, Mildred Johnson and Jonathan Price, Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. www.harlowgallery.org. Through Feb. 8.

Photography by David Sullivan, Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road. www.wells.lib.me.us/wells.

John Goodman’s “Black White + Blue,” photographs of boxers, backstage at the Boston Ballet, the streets of Havana. PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland. phopagallery.com.

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