Tuesday, December 10, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
South Portland painter Paul Black shows nearly two dozens paintings during his annual holiday show at Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland. This year’s show is a little different than in the past: Black has limited his subject to the streets of Portland. He is showing snow scenes of the Old Port, as he always does, and also includes paintings of other streets in the city under various kinds of weather, times of day and in all seasons. The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, and the show is on view through Jan. 7. Regular gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. daily. Info: (877) 874-8084.
Courtesy of the artist
Joel Leffert is Scrooge in The Public Theatre production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” which opens its three-night, four-performance run on Friday in Lewiston.
Courtesy of The Public Theatre
DaPonte String Quartet: "Happy Birthday, Guiseppe!", celebration of Verdi's 200th Birthday, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $20. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with the USM Chamber Singers, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
Down East Singers & St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble: "A Russian Christmas," works by Bortniansky, Ippolitov-Ivanov, Stravinsky, Chesnokov, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky, St. Patrick's Church, Newcastle. $20; free for students ages 18 and under. downeastsingers.org. 7:30 p.m.
Dana Cunningham and May Dyer, holiday concert with piano and cello, Ocean View at Falmouth. Free. 781-4460. 3 p.m.
DaPonte String Quartet: "Happy Birthday, Guiseppe!", celebration of Verdi's 200th Birthday, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $20. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.
St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble, 19th-century Russian sacred and secular songs, Bowdoin Chapel, Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m.
Joille Morris, mezzo-soprano performs classic Christmas carols from France and Quebec with pianist Bridget Convey, Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors and students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m.
St Mary Schola Early Music Ensemble, seasonal program, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. $15; $12 for seniors and students; $40 family cap. stmaryschola.org. 7:30 p.m.
Mosiac: "Comfort and Joy," Christmas music from the 15th to 21st centuries a cappella and with guitar and mandolin, Atlantic Hall, Cape Porpoise. $7. 985-3745. 7 p.m.
Casco Bay Concert Band: "The Many Moods of Christmas," symphonic wind ensemble, McCormack Performing Arts Center (Gorham High School). $10; $8 for seniors; free for children and students. cascobayconcertband.org. 3 p.m.
Downeast Brass Quintet, Christmas concert with organist Jay Zoller, South Parish Congregational Church, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. 621-3551. 2 p.m.
"Winterscene," Tri City Community Chorus holiday concert, First Parish Congregational Church, Saco. $10 in advance; $12 day of show; $8 in advance and $10 day of show for seniors and students; $5 for ages 6 to 12; free for ages 5 and under. 282-9543. 7 p.m.
St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble, 19th-century Russian sacred and secular songs, Christ Church, Kennebunk. $10; $7 for students and seniors. 985-4494. 7 p.m.
Seaglass Chorale: "Music For a Winter's Night," seasonal favorites including a carol sing-a-long and choruses from part one of "The Messiah," South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. $12 in advance; $15 day of show; $12 for seniors. 985-8747. 7 p.m.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "Un Ballo in Maschera," 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: "Un Ballo in Maschera," Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23 to $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Saturday; encore presentation at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
DaPonte String Quartet: "Happy Birthday, Guiseppe!", celebration of Verdi's 200th Birthday, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. $20. daponte.org. 3 p.m.
Boy Singers of Maine: "Sound of the Season," classical seasonal selections, First Parish Church, Brunswick. $10; $8 for seniors and students. 797-6354. 2 p.m.
Choir of Casco Village United Church of Christ, classical Christmas favorites and contemporary selections, Casco Village Church. Free. 627-4282. 4 p.m.
Renaissance Voices Christmas Concert, a capella chorus concert features works by Palestrina, Lasso, Praetorius and Weelkes plus 20th-century carols, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford. $15; free for ages 21 and under. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m.
Down East Singers & St. Petersburg Men's Ensemble: "A Russian Christmas," works by Bortniansky, Ippolitov-Ivanov, Stravinsky, Chesnokov, Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky, Camden Opera House. $20; free for students ages 18 and under. downeastsingers.org. 2:30 p.m.
"Christmas with Cornils: A Kotzschmar Christmas," with Ray Cornils, the Festival Brass, Androscoggin Chorale and the Parish Ringers, Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Lewiston. $15 in advance; $20 at door; $15 in advance and $10 at door for students. 553-4363. 7:30 p.m.
"The Bells of Christmas," holiday concert featuring the Towne Lyne Ringers, Ocean View at Falmouth. Free/donation. 781-4727. 7 p.m.
St Mary Schola Early Music Ensemble, seasonal program, Cathedral Church of Saint Luke (Episcopal), Portland. $15; $12 for seniors and students; $40 family cap. stmaryschola.org.
Presidio Brass, holiday concert of American brass chamber music, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.
USM String Quartet, works by Haydn, Schubert and Ravel, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. $25. baychamberconcerts.org. Noon.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, holiday sing-a-long, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
"The Nutcracker," presented by Sanford Maine Stage, Nasson Little Theater, Springvale. $12; $10 for seniors, students and children ages 12 and younger. sanfordmainestage.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Magic Toy Shop," family-friendly, one-act ballet, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $13 to $20. mainestateballet.org. 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday. Through Dec. 15.
Portland Ballet: "The Victorian Nutcracker," set in Victorian-era Portland with stage sets and costumes based on rooms in the Victoria Mansion, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $24 to $54. porttix.com. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," holiday favorite returns, Portland Stage Company. $39 to $44; $35 to $40 for seniors; $20 for students; $15 per child with adult ticket. portlandstage.org. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; noon and 5 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 13. Through Dec. 23.
"The Santaland Diaries," David Sedaris holiday comedy for mature audiences; discounts available for groups of 10 or more; Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $24; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Dec. 13. Through Dec. 16.
"Striking 12," Good Theater production of fun holiday musical, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 to $30. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," C.S. Lewis classic presented by the Theater Company at Falmouth High; Falmouth High School. $7; $5 for students, seniors and children. falmouththeatre.org. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday.
"This Wonderful Life," one-person adaptation of Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $26; $24 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 7 p.m. Sunday.
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Will Rhys' one-man rendition of holiday classic, Freeport Factory Stage. $15; $10 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursday. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 15.
"The Legend of the Golem," original play by Michael Levine based on Jewish folklore, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $15; $12 for ages 12 and under. acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Through Dec. 23.
Portland Playback Improv Theater, interactive improv with the heme "Holidays From Heaven and Hell," Community Television Network (CTN), Portland. $7. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 Friday.
Sesame Street Live: "Can't Stop Singing," Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland. $12 to $50. theciviccenter.com. 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m., 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
"Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical," comic musical for the entire family, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 16.
"Miracle on 34th Street," classic holiday tale of a department store Santa, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $14; $12 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 16.
"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical," features three sets of mother-and-child teams, Portland Players, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 16.
The WFCP Home Time Radio Hour 2012, live music and comedy for all ages, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Collected Stories," two-character play about ambition, artistic conflicts and rivalries, Bates College (Black Box Theater), Lewiston. Free. 786-8294. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"A Christmas Carol," Charles Dickens' classic, A/D/A/M, Biddeford. $10 in advance; $13 day of show. 571-4636. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," includes post-show sing-along with fiddler Jennifer Armstrong, The Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 for children under 12. thepublictheatre.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"A Christmas Carol: The Musical," by the New England Regional Theater Company, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $12; $10 for seniors and students; $8 for children under 12. 798-6966. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Beauty and the Beast Jr.: Enchanted Christmas," youth musical of traditional story intertwined with Christmas songs, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $5. 832-6060. 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
"This Wonderful Life," one-person adaptation of Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life," The Inn at Brunswick Station. $40; includes meal and show. (603) 953-3640. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
• ART MUSEUMS
"Michelangelo: Art and Afterlife," looks at the influence of Michelangelo's art and the legend of his character, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Thursday. Through Dec. 20.
"Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu. Opens Thursday. Through March 30.
"Drawn and Cornered," Jeff Badger's performance piece delivered with Harold Philbrook, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Dahlov Ipcar, recent paintings, prints, giclee and books, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. First Friday reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 5. treeoflifemuseum.org
"The Incarnation of Earthly Creations," Haitian art, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Artist reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 30.
Portland Museum of Art: "Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine," works by Homer created at his Prouts Neck studio in conjunction with re-opening of restored studio for public tours, and "Art in Process," high school art exhibition, through Dec. 30; "The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer in Maine," 50 watercolors and drawings examine the relationship between Homer, architect John Calvin Stevens and the Portland Society of Art, through Feb. 3; "Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with a variety of historic processes, through Feb. 17. portlandmuseum.org
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org
Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, USM Glickman Library, Portland: Luc Demers, "Trace," photographs, and Richard Veit, photographs, through Dec. 21. usm.maine.edu/library
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography," photographs by and of F. Holland Day (1864-1933) and "We Never See Anything Clearly: John Ruskin and Landscape Painting," paintings from 1840s to 1870s, through Dec. 23; "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints," through March 3; "In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, through March 10. bowdoin.edu/art-museum
Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick: "Vote, Pejepscot!", election and political paraphernalia, and "Home Decoration: The Domestic Artistry of the Skolfield Women, 1845-1900," samplers, printed screens, flower afrrangements, hair wreaths and more, through Dec. 31. pejepscothistorical.org
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: "Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography," featuring 106 images by artists from 11 countries across five continents, through Dec. 15. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: Alex Katz, "Maine/New York," 28 paintings and one multi-part sculpture, through Dec. 30. colby.edu
Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May. mainestatemuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan," paintings, and "Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson's North Haven," paintings, through Dec. 30; "Recent Acquisitions," newly acquired work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth, and more, through March 10; "Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches," through April 7. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "Indians and Rusticators" and "Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry," through Dec. 29; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October. abbemuseum.org
University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor: Alan Bray, "At the Edges," paintings; Mayumi Sarai, "Ring Cycle," carved wooden sculptures; and Susan Jane Belton, "What's Yours," oil on panel portraits; through Jan. 5. umma.umaine.edu
• ART GALLERIES
"The Holiday Show," Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Jan. 18.
"Body as Light: A New Order," art by Clarity, Robert and Su.Sane Hake, Camden Public Library. camden.lib.me.us. Opening reception, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Through Dec. 31.
"Painted Paper Bird Sculpture," by Hugh Verrier, plus recent photographs by John Orcutt, Maine State Capitol Building, Augusta. 246-6694. Opens Thursday. Through February.
First Friday ArtWalk, galleries and museums open for free, downtown Portland. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
"Pressing on II: 20 Printmakers," June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.
"Eye Catchers," annual holiday show, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.
"Maine Dreamscapes," works by landscape photographer Charlie Widdis, Mane Attraction/Gallery 224, Portland. 775-2865. First Friday showing, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
"Something Old, Something New," still-life photographs by Alan Sockloff and David Wade, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.
"The Art for the Holidays: Gifts that Give Forever," Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Reception, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 16.
"Rip & Tear Art Show," experimental drawing show where you can rip prints right off the wall, Meg Perry Center, Portland. 766-6204. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
"Fancy Food Chains," art by Jada Fitch, Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.
"Streets of Portland," paintings by Paul Black, Fore Street Gallery, Portland. 874-8084. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 5.
"Bringing Art Home for the Holidays Part II: Fine Art and Giftables in Wood," Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 31.
"Holiday Offerings: Pottery, Glass and Paintings," new work by glass artist Keith Weiskamp, potter Richard Boyd and painter Wyn Foland, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Opens Friday. Through Dec. 30.
Artwalk Gardiner: "An Evening of Art and Merriment," more than a dozen galleries and storefronts, Water Street, Gardiner. theartdogs.com. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Annual Prelude Clothesline Show, gift and art show featuring work by local artists, designers and craftsmen, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Jan. 5.
"Small Works Holiday Show," Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeandgallery.com. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Portland Public Library: "Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey," original illustrations, preparatory sketches, unpublished drawings and ephemera, through Dec. 29; "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com
University of Southern Maine, Portland: "Zuihitsu: Look Only at the Waves," exhibit by Smudge Studio and USM art students, through Sunday. usm.maine.edu/gallery
University of Southern Maine Osher Map Library, Portland: "Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol," through Feb. 28. usm.maine.edu/maps
University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "Vanguard: Maine Women Pioneers," avant-garde, experimental and innovative works by nine Maine artists, through Dec. 16. une.edu/artgallery
Rose Contemporary, Portland: Jessica Gandolf, Penelope Jones and Bridget Spaeth, "Expanding Fields, " through Dec. 22; Southern Maine Community College senior exhibit, through Dec. 31. rosecontemporary.com
3Fish Gallery, Portland: "Edges of Vision," MECA photo workshop group show, through Friday. 3fishgallery.com
Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: Michael Milicia, "The Exquisite Bird 2," photographs of birds, through Dec. 31. 773-6011.
Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland: Zachary Field, "Elemental Equanimity," art installation, through Jan. 4. colemanburke.com
Macpage LLC, South Portland: "Abstract," mixed-media collages, sculptures, photographs and paintings from 36 Maine artists, through Jan. 25. macpage.com
University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham: "Sampler," 38 pieces of prints, paintings and experimental works, through Sunday. usm.maine.edu/gallery
Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Painters Veronica Cross and Louise Bourne, through Jan. 13. elizabethmossgalleries.com
Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Falling for Color," work by Martha Baum, Neil Myrick, Diana Johnson, Marcia Feller and Anne Tarbox, through Saturday. yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com
DaVinci Experience Art Gallery, Falmouth: "Bright Beginnings," paintings, photography and ceramics by established local artists and emerging artists, through Jan. 12. davinciexperience.com
Freeport Historical Society Harrington House: "Buttons, Rum and Rakes: Freeport's Mercantile Past," through March. freeporthistoricalsociety.org
Gallery Framing, Brunswick: Maine 10 Art Group holiday show, through Dec. 28. 729-1851.
Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick: "Winter Wonderland," latest artwork and goods, through Jan. 4.
Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: "Tools to Equip the Shaman for Night Travels," art installation by Susan Mills, through Feb. 15. mainefiberarts.org
Markings Gallery, Bath: "Color, Texture, Sparkle!", sculpture, pottery, turned wood, jewelry, wall art, glass, fiber and more, and "Warmth and Style," handwoven, felted work and knit works by Maine fiber artists, through Dec. 31. 443-1499.
Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham: Jack Montgomery, "Portraits of Portraits," through Monday. merrymeetingartscenter.org
The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford: "This Must Be the Place," works by seven local artists, through Jan. 18. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com
University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: "Creative Teachers Art by MAEA," multimedia by art teachers who belong to the Maine Art Education Association, through Jan. 12. 602-2269.
York Public Library: Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo, "Anything But" through Dec. 27. www.york.lib.me.us
York Hospital Cafe Art Gallery: Nancy R. Davison, etchings and watercolors, through Jan. 1. 351-2021.
Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): "Apple of My Eye," paintings, watercolors, pastels and prints of apples from more than 50 mostly regional artists of the past, through Dec. 21. 935-9232.
Wells Public Library: Winter group show by local artists, through Jan. 31. 646-8181.
Snug Harbor Farm, Kennebunk: Juried art show, paintings that depict farm-like landscapes and subject matter, through Dec. 31. snugharborfarm.com
Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "Sing We Joyous All Together: Christmas in Late 19th Century," sights and sounds of a late 19th-century Christmas, through Dec. 21. brickstoremuseum.org
Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: Jean Gordon, "Figures and Flowers," figure studies, ink and watercolor flowers, through Dec. 20. 633-6252.
Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: "8x10x100," Kennebec Valley Art Association exhibition and sale, half the proceeds support programs at the gallery, through Saturday. harlowgallery.org
Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: "Holiday Extravaganza," smaller artworks and a variety of creative crafts, through Dec. 24. aarhusgallery.com
Atrium Art Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Lewiston-Auburn: "The Figure Revealed IV," statewide juried exhibition of life drawings, through Dec. 14. usm.maine.edu/atriumgallery
Frost Farm Gallery, Norway: Western Maine Paper Project, original works on paper, through April 5. frostfarmgallery.com
Unity College (Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery): John Silverio, "Living Geometry," paintings and drawings, through Jan. 11. 948-9239.
Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Donna Parkinson and Sarah Vosmus, "Mapping the Air," collaborative installation, through Jan. 25. harlowgallery.org
Savory Maine, Damariscotta: "CSA: Community Supporting Arts," through Feb. 5. savorymainedining.com
Cellar Door Winery at the Villa, Rockland: "The Premier Show," Maine art paintings and sculptor Craig Mooney, through Dec. 29. artcollectormaine.com
Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: Philip Frey, "On Cranberry Isle," new paintings, and "Small Works," through Dec. 24. courthousegallery.com Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland: John Wood, Hank Tyler, Kathleen Florance, Karl Gerstenberger and Keith Carver, multi-media, through Jan. 31. maineseabirds.org
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The St Mary Schola Early Music Ensemble performs two holiday shows in the week ahead: on Friday in Kennebunkport and Tuesday in Portland.