March 24, 2011

Art and Theater Listings

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Mind to Hand: Drawings from the Farnsworth,” which includes John Trumbull’s circa 1803 pencil “Portrait of the Artist’s Wife,” continues through April 3 at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.

Courtesy Farnsworth Art Museum

TODAY

Noonday Concerts with Christina Astrachan and friends, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. 

SATURDAY

Nikolai Lugansky, Russian pianist, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $34; $10 for students. porttix.com. 3 p.m. Saturday; pre-concert lecture at 1:30 p.m. with Laura Kargul and piano students.

"My Favorite Bach" with the Maine Music Society, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16, $18; $9 for students. mainemusicsociety.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 

SUNDAY

Pineland Suzuki School concert, classical, folk and fiddle music performed by students from the Pineland Suzuki School; Messalonskee High School (J. Duke Albanese Performing Arts Center), Oakland. $10 to $12; $5 for students and seniors; free for children under 6. pinelandsuzuki.org. 2 p.m.

"Curtis On Tour: Spring, Solzhenitsyn and Stars" with pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn and rising stars from the Curtis Institute of Music, Rockport Opera House. $25 to $45; $8 ages 18 and younger. baychamberconcerts.org. 2:30 p.m.

St. Mary Schola, early music ensemble, St. Mary the Virgin Church, Falmouth. $20 at door. stmaryschola.org. 4 p.m. 

MONDAY

Kolosko Dimow Duo, classical music, world music and jazz, Topsham Public Library. Free. 725-1727. 2 p.m.

Decompression Chamber Music Series, small classical ensembles, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 at door; $10 in advance. 761-1757. Mark Berger and Schubert, 6 p.m.

KinderKonzert, for ages 3 to 7, Oxford Elementary School. $4. 773-6128. "Brass: Brought to You By the Letter 'B,' " 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Noonday Concert with voice students of John Corrie, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free. 786-6135. 12:30 p.m.

KinderKonzert, for ages 3 to 7, East End Community School, Portland. $4. 773-6128. "Brass: Brought to You By the Letter 'B,' " 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

KinderKonzert, for ages 3 to 7, Reiche School, Portland. $4. 773-6128. "Brass: Brought to You By the Letter 'B,' " 1 p.m. 

WEDNESDAY

Midori, violinist, University of Maine (Fox Auditorium), Fort Kent. $20 concert only; $35 for concert and champagne reception. Reservations required: 834-7800. 7 p.m. 

• DANCE

"Sleeping Beauty," presented by Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $15 to $20. 781-3587. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 10.

"By Request," Portland Ballet Company's 30th-anniversary performance of favorite dances, Portland High School. $15 to $40. portlandballet.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

• THEATER

"Avenue Q," national Broadway tour of musical featuring puppets (not appropriate for children), Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $45 to $60. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. today.

"Humble Boy," comedy about family relationships following the death of a beekeeping patriarch, Public Theatre, Lewiston. $16 to $18; $5 ages 18 and younger. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Bedroom Farce," comedy about four couples by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 3.

"The Late Henry Moss," Maine premier of Sam Shepard drama by Mad Horse Theatre Company, Lucid Stage, Portland. $18, $20. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"You're Killing Me," original one-act play written by a student, Freeport Performing Arts Center. Pay what you can. fpac.rsu5.org. 7:30 p.m. today.

"The Boy Friend," presented by Waynflete School Drama, Waynflete School, Portland. Free. waynflete.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

"Antigone," student production, Greely High School, Cumberland Center. $6; $5 for students and seniors. thenorth.com/greelydinnertheatre. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; optional dinner available at 6 p.m. Saturday by reservation only through website ($12, $15).

"A Chorus Line," drama about dancers competing for a spot in a Broadway chorus line, Portland Players, South Portland. $18, $20. 799-7337. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

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