October 25, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Alhambra II,” oil on linen by Ed Douglas, from the exhibition of his paintings opening at Greenhut Galleries in Portland on Nov. 1 and continuing through Dec. 1.

Courtesy of Greenhut Galleries

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“Crescent,” archival print by Luc Demers, from “Trace,” the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts exhibition of his work continuing through Dec. 21 at USM’s Glickman Library in Portland.

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THURSDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: Winter Series I Program, works by Haydn, Bartok and Mozart, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Noonday Concert, with organist Ray Cornils, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: Winter Series I Program, works by Haydn, Bartok and Mozart, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Pianist Gregg Pauley, performing Beethoven's Sonata No. 32 and Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition," Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

DaPonte String Quartet: Winter Series I Program, works by Haydn, Bartok and Mozart, Portland Public Library. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Organist Sean Fleming, performing works by Guilmant, Paine and Roberts, Bowdoin Chapel, Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 3 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "Otello," Verdi opera, 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: "Otello," Verdi opera, pre-opera talk by musicologist Morton Achter at 11:45 a.m., Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $24; $22 for seniors; $5 for ages 18 and under. atthelincoln.org. 1 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "Otello," Verdi opera, University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $28; $18 for students. collinscenterforthearts.com. 12:55 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "Otello," Verdi opera, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23 to $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m.

SUNDAY

Portland Symphony Orchestra: "Trick-or-Treat Symphony," Discovery Concert and Halloween celebration with music and games for entire family, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $10. porttix.com. Activities at 1 p.m.; concert at 2:30 p.m.

USM Wind Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $3 to $6. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m.

DaPonte String Quartet: Winter Series I Program, works by Haydn, Bartok and Mozart, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 3 p.m.

Hikari String Trio, performing works by Mozart, Rose and Dvorak, The Old White Church, Buxton. $18; $15 for seniors and students. 929-6472. 3 p.m.

Portland String Quartet, with pianist Cheryl Tschanz and violinist Dean Stein, performing works by Beethoven, Brahms and Beach; Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors; free for students. larksociety.org. 2 p.m.

TUESDAY

Portland Symphony Orchestra: "Cello-bration!" works for cello by Vivaldi, Ott, Rossini and Shostakovich, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $35 to $70. porttix.com. Concert Conversation at 6:15 p.m.; concert at 7:30 p.m.

• DANCE

Portland Ballet: "Halloween Spooktacular," all ages encouraged to come in costume and participate in costume parade during intermission, Westbrook Performing Arts Center (Westbrook Middle School). $17; $12 for children. porttix.com. 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday.

• THEATER

"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; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 1. Through Nov. 4.

"The Book Club Play," Maine premiere of comedy about a book club becoming the subject of a documentary film, The Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $15 for groups; $5 for ages 18 and under. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Topdog/Underdog," Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the gritty lives of two street-savvy hustlers presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $10 to $20. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 1. Through Nov. 4.

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