Thursday, April 17, 2014
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
“Untitled” by Rockwell Kent, from “Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan,” at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.
Courtesy of Farnsworth Art Museum
“Sea Geometry 155” by Richard Keen, from “Sea Algorithms” at Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth.
Pianist Mauro Bertoli, selections by Brahms, Busoni, Shostakovich, Khachaturian and Ginastera; Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
"Peace Music," Down East Singers and the Mozart Mentors Orchestra perform Handel's "Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate," Camden Opera House. $15; free for students under age 18. downeastsingers.org. 5 p.m. Monday.
"Always Patsy Cline," Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert star in a dramedy based on the true story of a friendship between a woman and the country music legend, Ogunquit Playhouse. ogunquitplayhouse.org. Previews at 2:30 p.m. today; opens at 8 p.m. today and continues at 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; and 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and May 31. Through June 16.
"39 Steps," suspenseful comedy based on 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12; $10 for students and seniors. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.
Tennessee Williams' "Ten Blocks on the Camino Real," rarely performed early version of "Camino Real" presented by Beau Jest Moving Theatre, Lucid Stage, Portland. $20. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. today to Saturday.
The Who's "Tommy," rock opera, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $18 for seniors; $15 for students with ID. portlandplayers.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
"The Last Romance," romantic comedy about the golden years, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Love and Lobsters," staged reading of an original musical by Portland playwright/musician John Linscott, Freeport Factory Stage. Donations at the door. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
"The Miser," classic comedy presented by Kennebunk High School Performing Arts Department, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. $8. 985-1110. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Hold Me!" comedy presented by the Next Generation Theatre Company, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10; $5 for students. 832-6060. 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
"Beans! Beans! Beans!" adult-oriented puppet show by Philadelphia's PuppeTyranny, 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $5. 221-2382. 8 p.m. Wednesday.
"Life During Wartime," dark comedy presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20, $35 ($10 on Wednesdays). dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. May 31. Through June 10.
USM Youth Ensemble, open auditions for musicians in grades 12 and younger, must call for appointment, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. 780-5265. Today and Friday.
• ART MUSEUMS
"Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry," Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Opens today. Through Dec. 29.
"Summer Folk: The Tourists of Penobscot Bay," photos, memorabilia and artifacts, and "The Art of the Sea Battle," celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. penobscotmarinemuseum.org. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Friday.
"Subdue, Seize and Take: Maritime Maine in the Unwelcome Interruption of the War of 1812," examines the maritime world of pre-statehood Maine; Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 12.
Portland Museum of Art: "Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist," more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures, through Monday; Tanja Alexia Hollander: "Are You Really My Friend?" photographs of Facebook friends, through June 17; "From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage's Years in France," more than 70 paintings, drawings and letters, through July 15. portlandmuseum.org
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, through Sunday; "Downtown Portland, Circa 1912," historic photos, through June 30. mainehistory.org
Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: "Pathways to Contemporary Art: Paintings from Temple Beth-El Art Exhibitions 1962-1973," through June 30. treeoflifemuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "The Homestead Project: A Residence Reimagined," architectural designs, through Sept. 23; Andrew Wyeth: "Summers in Port Clyde," watercolors from 1930s and '40s, through Nov. 4; "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan," paintings, through Dec. 30. farnsworthmuseum.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker," through June 3; "Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions" and "Telephones," seven-minute compilation of Hollywood film clips, through June 24; Lesley Vance, paintings, and Marvin Bileck and Emily Nelligan: "On Great Cranberry Island," charcoal drawings and etchings, through July 1. bowdoin.edu
Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick: "Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Natural World," Inuit artifacts, through June 1. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum
Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston: "Senior Exhibition 2012," multimedia, through Saturday. bates.edu/museum
Dyer Library/Saco Museum: Judy May, oils, watercolors, pastels and charcoal of mostly Maine subjects, through May 31; "The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco," shared exhibit with Engine in Biddeford, through June 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org
Ogunquit Museum of American Art: "Light, Motion, Sound 2012," collaborative exhibition with the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, through June 17; "Building an American Modernist Collection," highlights from the permanent collection, and Henry Strater: "Art of the Portrait," collection of portraits, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org
Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "Design and Function: Furnishings, Portraits, and Art 1685-1840," historic furniture and artwork, through Friday; "Impressions of a World Traveler: 20th Century Travel Through the Eyes of Edith Barry," photos, writings and souvenirs, through Tuesday; "Glimpses of Global Color," travel photography showcase, through May 31, "Barry: The Art Exhibition," paintings, drawings and sculptures by Edith Barry, through Sept. 15. 985-4802.
Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 2013. mainestatemuseum.org
University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: John Goodman: "Moments Abstracted," photography; Ruth Marshall: "Vanished into Sticks," animal pelts made from felt; and Jemma Gascione: "Slab Waltz," sculpture and ceramics; through June 9. umma.umaine.edu
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "Twisted Path II: Contemporary American Art Informed by Tradition," contemporary art show featuring native artists from the Northeast, through May 31; 2012 Waponahki Student Art Show, through Oct. 22; "Indians and Rusticators," through Dec. 29. abbemuseum.org
• ART GALLERIES
Biddeford Art Walk, various venues throughout downtown and in the mills, Biddeford. biddefordartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Dudley Zopp: "Warp Weights," watercolors and pencil drawings, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland. craftonelm.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 5.
"Spring Group Show," multiple artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. caldbeck.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 16.
"Passages," the art of Winslow Myers, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 332-4014. Opens Friday. Through June 24.
Karen Tuskinski: New Paintings, Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through June 23.
Matt Barter and Mike Stiler: "Jonesport to Monhegan," Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through June 30.
"Coast and Country," works by five local artists, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 371-2015. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 3.
"Fine Art Furniture," work by Paul Leddy, Karole Moe and Francine Schrock; Sharpe Gallery, Kennebunk. thesharpegallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Tenement Era Exhibit, Old Fort Western, Augusta. oldfortwestern.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday to Monday.
"The Painterly Landscape: Contemporary New England Art," Wiscasset Bay Gallery. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 3.
Maine Media Workshops Show and Reception, five students from a workshop taught by Brenton Hamilton exhibit their work, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
"Garden Party: Essential Tableware for Summer Dining," tableware by potter Betsy Levine of Prescott Hill Pottery, Maine Potters Market, Portland. mainepottersmarket.com. Opens Wednesday. Through July 1.
Fifth Anniversary Show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opens May 31. Through July 1.
Gleason Fine Art, Portland: "Two Colorists," Tom Curry and Andrea Peters, through Saturday. 699-5599.
Space, Portland: "Blind Spots," new work by Meggan Gould and Billie Mandle, through Friday. space538.org
Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland: "Show and Tell," paintings, drawings and sculptures by 27 local children and teens with autism spectrum disorder, through June 10. kitetails.org
3Fish Gallery, Portland: "Where Everything Is Color," paintings by Kifah Abdulla, through Saturday. 3fishgallery.com
Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland: "Monsters," through June 3. pineconeandchickadee.com
Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland: James Marshall, "Continuance," sculpture, through June 25. colemanburke.com.
University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "Lullaby for Maine," artists' books by Rebecca Goodale, through June 16. une.edu/artgallery
Portland Photo Works: Frank Poole, black-and-white Holga photographs, through May 31. 228-5829.
Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Susan Barnes, new work, through Saturday. 772-2693.
Grace Restaurant, Portland: Large-scale woodcuts, fine etchings and unique wood carvings by R. Keith Randall, through June 3. rkeithrendall.com
Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: "Victorians Riding Dinosaurs," artwork by Elisabeth Heller, through May 31. 253-6808.
Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Richard Keen, "Sea Algorithms," through June 17. elizabethmossgalleries.com
Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland: "The HeART of the Home," fine crafts, through May 31. harmonsbartons.com
Portland Public Library: Photography by Sean Alonzo Harris and Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, through Wednesday. portlandlibrary.com
Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland: MFA thesis exhibition, through June 3. meca.edu
Maine College of Art (Porteous Building), Portland: BFA thesis exhibition, through Saturday. meca.edu
Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland: "The Secrets that Objects Share," art by Fran Vita-Taylor and Victor Romanyshyn, through Saturday. addisonwoolley.com
Flat Iron Gallery, Portland: "Pulse," new paintings by Liz Prescott, through Tuesday. 838-7591.
Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: May group exhibit, work by five artists with ties to Maine, through Sunday. richardboydpottery.com
Falmouth Memorial Library: "Anne's Garden," paintings by Anne Thompson Schutz, through June 20. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org
Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth: "Smokin' Hot," invitational exhibition, through June 1. 846-6264.
317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth: "Gaining Perspective," photos and paintings by Yarmouth High School Students, through Saturday. 846-6264.
Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Spring Eternal," multi-artist show, through May 31. 846-7777.
Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth: "Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless," through Aug. 19. skylinefarm.org
Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: "Bates, Bowdoin & Colby College Alumni Art Show," through July 9. thosmoser.com
Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick: "Exploring Bogs," ink and prismacolor drawings by Barbara Bean, through May 31. curtislibrary.com
Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick: "A Natural Order," by Spindleworks and Arts are Elementary, through June 30. spindleworks.org
Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: "Weave-In," weaving demonstrations, design sessions and exhibitions, through June 30. mainefiberarts.org
Markings Gallery, Bath: "Back to the Garden," garden-themed work in multi-media with several Maine artists, through June 30. markingsgallery.com
Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath: "Edge of the Sea," through June 9. chocolatechurcharts.org
York Public Library: Fantastical depictions of creatures both strange and familiar by Carey Armstrong-Ellis, Tess Feltes, Robert Squier and Teri Weidner, through June 30. york.lib.me.us
George Marshall Store Gallery, York: "Momentum," work of the grant recipient and finalists of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation's Piscataqua Region Artist Advancement Grant; Lauren Gillette's "Things I Did"; and Kim Bernard's "Quantum Revival," through Sunday. georgemarshallstoregallery.com
Engine, Biddeford: "The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco," shared exhibit with the Saco Museum, through June 10. feedtheengine.org
University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: J. David Deal, landscape paintings, though June 4. une.edu
Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): "Strangers & Others: Interpretations of the Human Face & Figure," through Aug. 18. 935-9232.
Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: "A Murder of Crows," multiple artist show, through Sunday. aarhusgallery.com
Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Andrea Sulzer, works on paper, through June 3. 338-0555.
Maine Farmland Trust Gallery, Belfast: "Rural Harvest," exhibit about stewardship and the vulnerability of family farming, through Wednesday. mainefarmlandtrust.org
River Tree Arts, Kennebunk: "Splendid Splashes," annual abstract show, through Saturday. rivertreearts.org
Kennebunk Free Library: "Creative Pursuits: Not Your Average Student Art Show," work by Kennebunk High School photography students, through May 31. 985-2173.
Camden Public Library: "Culture on Cloth," Inuit tapestries, through May 31. 236-3440.
Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Sarah Carter, oil paintings, through Tuesday. 563-2111.
River Arts, Damariscotta: "Flora and Fauna," painting, sculpture, photography and other media, through May 31. riverartsme.org
The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta: "Re-Energized," paintings, ceramics, textiles and jewelry by multiple artists, through mid-June. stablegallerymaine.com
Damariscotta River Grill: "Hang 10 with the Maine 10," group exhibition, through June 11. damariscottarivergrill.com
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay: "Local Colors," works by Midcoast artists, through today. mainegardens.org
Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset: Multiple artist spring exhibit, through June 1. maineartgallery.com
Georgetown Historical Society: Stuart Ross, "Georgetown: A Painter's Paradise," through June 15. 371-9200.
Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: 17th annual juried art show, through June 2. harlowgallery.org
Newcastle Square Realty: Bernice Masse Rosenthal, assemblage and collage, through June 2. 563-1625.
Barn Art Gallery at North Creek Farm, Phippsburg: "Maine the Way I See It," watercolors, prints and cards by Bev Bevilacqua, through May 31. 798-5820.
Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston: Janet C. Manyan, figure paintings, and Sharon Yates, still life and landscape paintings, through Saturday. frostgullygallery.com
Thomaston Cafe: Paul Caponigro, black-and-white silver gelatin photographs, through June 30. 354-8589.
Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Works by CONY High School art students, through July 7. 622-3813.
Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: "Feeling the Love," watercolors by Ted Keller, through Tuesday. 594-7745.
Rougette Gallery, Rockland: Katharine Cartwright, "The Laws of Nature," watercolors, through Friday. rougettegallery.com
Art Space Gallery, Rockland: Nineteen local artists exhibit new work, through May 31. artspacemaine.com
University of Maine, Fort Kent: Master wood carver Thomas Cute and his apprentices, through Friday. 834-7536.