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

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan," paintings, and "Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson's North Haven," paintings, through Sunday; "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 Saturday; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October. abbemuseum.org

Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "Keeping Warm," 19th-century quilts, 19th- and early 20th-century winter clothing, toys, sports equipment and historic photos of Maine in winter, through Feb. 24. 548-2529.

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

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Art Walk, downtown Biddeford. Free. biddefordartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Karen Luse: "Out in the Open: Pastels, Paintings and Prints," Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. Opens Wednesday. Through Jan. 30.

CONTINUING

Portland Public Library: "Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey," original illustrations, preparatory sketches, unpublished drawings and ephemera, through Saturday; "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com

University of Southern Maine Osher Map Library, Portland: "Iconic America: The U.S. Outline as National Symbol," through Feb. 28. usm.maine.edu/maps

Rose Contemporary, Portland: Southern Maine Community College senior exhibit, through Monday. rosecontemporary.com

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: Michael Milicia, "The Exquisite Bird 2," photographs of birds, through Monday. 773-6011.

Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland: Zachary Field, "Elemental Equanimity," art installation, through Jan. 4. colemanburke.com

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: "Eye Catchers," annual holiday show, through Saturday. 699-5599.

Constellation Gallery, Portland: "The Art for the Holidays: Gifts that Give Forever," through Jan. 16. constellationart.com

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: "Pressing on II: 20 Printmakers," through Saturday. 699-5083.

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: "The Holiday Show," through Jan. 18. greenhutgalleries.com

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: "Fancy Food Chains," art by Jada Fitch, through Monday. 253-6808.

Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: "Bringing Art Home for the Holidays Part II: Fine Art and Giftables in Wood," through Monday. harmonsbartons.com

Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland: "Something Old, Something New," still-life photographs by Alan Sockloff and David Wade, through Saturday. addisonwoolley.com

Fore Street Gallery, Portland: "Streets of Portland," paintings by Paul Black, through Jan. 7. 874-8084.

Macpage LLC, South Portland: "Abstract," mixed-media collages, sculptures, photographs and paintings from 36 Maine artists, through Jan. 25. macpage.com

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: "Holiday Offerings: Pottery, Glass and Paintings," new work by glass artist Keith Weiskamp, potter Richard Boyd and painter Wyn Foland, through Sunday. richardboydpottery.com

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Painters Veronica Cross and Louise Bourne, through Jan. 13. elizabethmossgalleries.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 Friday. 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 Monday. 443-1499.

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.

Furman, Gregory and Deptula, Biddeford: "A New View," acrylic and paper landscapes by L.M. Turner, through Monday. 284-7145.

York Public Library: Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo, "Anything But," through Thursday. www.york.lib.me.us

York Hospital Cafe Art Gallery: Nancy R. Davison, etchings and watercolors, through Tuesday. 351-2021.

Wells Public Library: Winter group show by local artists, through Jan. 31. 646-8181.

River Tree Arts, Kennebunk: Annual Prelude Clothesline Show, gift and art show featuring work by local artists, designers and craftsmen, through Jan. 5. rivertreearts.org

Snug Harbor Farm, Kennebunk: Juried art show, paintings that depict farm-like landscapes and subject matter, through Monday. snugharborfarm.com

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: Kennebec Valley Art Association Annual Holiday Art Show & Sale, through Jan. 12. harlowgallery.org

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: "Small Works," paintings, drawings, sculpture and mixed media by 20 artists, through Jan. 20. 338-0555.

Waterfall Arts, Belfast: Waldo HAP Photo Project, through Feb. 12. waterfallarts.org

Camden Public Library: "Body as Light: A New Order," art by Clarity, Robert and Su.Sane Hake, through Monday. camden.lib.me.us

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.

Crosstrax Deli, Unity: "CSA: Community Supporting Arts," through Jan. 26. Crosstraxdeli.com

Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Donna Parkinson and Sarah Vosmus, "Mapping the Air," collaborative installation, through Jan. 25. harlowgallery.org

Maine State Capitol Building, Augusta: "Painted Paper Bird Sculpture" by Hugh Verrier and recent photographs by John Orcutt, through February. 246-6694.

University of Maine (Charles Danforth Gallery), Augusta: "Work Ethic of a Chimney Sweep," aesthetic and cultural study of the Disney film "Mary Poppins," through Jan. 18. uma.maine.edu

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 Saturday. artcollectormaine.com

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: 31st annual holiday exhibition, through Jan. 31. caldbeck.com

Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, Rockland: John Wood, Hank Tyler, Kathleen Florance, Karl Gerstenberger and Keith Carver, multimedia, through Jan. 31. maineseabirds.org

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