December 26, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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"Bringing in the Nets" from the Portland Museum of Art's exhibit, "Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine."

Courtesy of Portland Museum of Art

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, broadcast of Verdi's "Aida," University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $28; $18 for students. collinscenterforthearts.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Dudley and pianist Jesse Feinberg, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Jan. 3.

• THEATER

Phyzkidz, juggling, illusions, magic, storytelling and physical comedy, Space Gallery, Portland. $14; $12 for seniors and students; $10 for age 12 and under. www.phyzgig.org. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

Phyzgig Vaudeville Show, juggling, illusions, storytelling. physical comedy and more, Portland Stage Company. $10 to $20. www.phyzgig.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday; 2 and 7 p.m. Monday.

Phyzgig Vaudeville Show, juggling, illusions, storytelling. physical comedy and more, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $10 to $20. www.phyzgig.org. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Camden Stage Festival: "At The Cabaret," theatrical romp and musical tour of Kurt Weill's greatest works, Camden Opera House. $35, $50; $20 for students older than 18; $17 for students ages 18 and under. camdenstage.org/boxoffice. 4 p.m. Sunday.

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)," three actors perform a comic parody and tribute to all of Shakespeare's plays, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. $10. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Jan. 3.

• AUDITIONS

Musica de Filia All-Female Choirs, apprentice choir auditions, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Musica de Filia All-Female Choirs, chamber choir auditions, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 3.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings, textiles and toys reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 22.

CONTINUING

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 Sunday; "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 Jewish Museum, Portland: Dahlov Ipcar, recent paintings, prints, giclee and books, through Jan. 4. treeoflifemuseum.org

Museum of African Culture, Portland: "The Incarnation of Earthly Creations," Haitian art, through Jan. 30. museumafricanculture.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "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

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: Alex Katz, "Maine/New York," 28 paintings and one multi-part sculpture, through Sunday; "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, through March 30. colby.edu

Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May. mainestatemuseum.org

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