Thursday, May 23, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Karen Montanaro performs in “Tanzspiel,” a combination of mime and dance, on Saturday in Farmington.
James Fitzgerald’s watercolor “Autumn Katahdin,” from the exhibition “Maine Masterworks,” continuing through Nov. 17 at Gleason Fine Art in Portland.
"Next Atlantic: A Multi-Media Collaboration," string quartet performance inspired by post-Katrina New Orleans presented in conjunction with the Portland Chamber Music Festival, all ages; Space Gallery, Portland. $12; $10 for Space members. space538.org. 7:30 p.m.
Frank Glazer Retrospective, Program II: Schoenberg's six short pieces and music by Shubert, Brahms and Chopin; Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10; limited number of free tickets available for seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.
Pianist Emma Tahmizianv: "Dancing through Time," Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 4 p.m.
Portland Early Music Festival, works by Hadyn, Bach and other composers of the 16th and 17th centuries, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $15 ($12 for seniors and students); $50 festival pass. portlandconservatory.net. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "L'Elisir d'Amore," Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg, $26; $23 for seniors; $18 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 1 p.m.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "L'Elisir d?ore," Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $24; $22 for seniors; $5 for ages 18 and under. atthelincoln.org. 1 p.m.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "L'Elisir d?ore," Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m.
Portland Symphony Orchestra: "La Vie Boheme," brand-new show from PSO music director Robert Moody combining music from Puccini's "La Boheme" with the Broadway show "Rent" and the film "Moulin Rouge," Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $26 to $71. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Classical Pianists Shu Jing Lian and Christopher Staknys, works by Bach, Chopin, Mozart, Rhabee, Scriabin, Debussy and Rachmaninoff; Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m.
Casco Bay Concert Band Wind Ensemble: "It's About Time," McCormack Performing Arts Center (Gorham High School). $10; $8 for seniors; free for students and children. cascobayconcertband.org. 3 p.m.
Portland Rossini Club Concert, featuring vocalist Abby Levis, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10; $5 for seniors; free for students. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m.
Portland String Quartet, First Church, Belfast. Free/donation. 338-2282. 3 p.m.
Noonday Concert, with pianist Frank Glazer, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
"Can-Can Parisien," comic ballet, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $15 to $20; $2 discount for seniors and children. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday.
Karen Montanaro: "Tanzspiel," blend of mime and dance, Merrill Hall/Nordica Auditorium, Farmington. $12; free for high-school-aged students and younger. 778-4699. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," musical celebration of rock legend, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $74. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Oct. 18. Through Oct. 21.
"The Sisters Rosensweig," family dramedy, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Through Oct. 21.
"Faith Healer," drama by Irish playwright Brian Friel about a traveling faith healer presented by AIRE (American Irish Repertory Ensemble), Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20; $18 for seniors and students; $15 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 18. Through Oct. 21.
"Good People," Good Theater presents Maine premiere of a drama set in South Boston that explores the differences between the haves and the have-nots, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 18. Through Nov. 4.
Cirque du Soleil: "Saltimbanco," multimedia extravaganza of dancing, acrobats and theatrics, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $35 to $100 for adults; $28 to $81 for children; discounts for seniors, students and members of military. theciviccenter.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday.
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Noa Warren’s acrylic on panel “D.I.Y.1.” (detail), from “Three Painters,” featuring the work of Warren, Greg Parker and Kyle Downs and continuing through Oct. 27 at the June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA in Portland.