March 6, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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The recent Broadway hit “Time Stands Still” makes its Maine premiere next week at the Public Theatre in Lewiston. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies, the play explores the romantic and professional relationship of a photojournalist and a war correspondent hoping to make a difference in the world by traveling to the hot spots of global conflict. Christopher Schario directs. It stars Janet Mitchko, left, Jessica DiGiovanni, Evan Mueller, left rear, and David Newer. “Time Stands Still” opens March 15 and runs through March 24. For tickets, call 782-3200. For more information, visit thepublictheatre.org.

Courtesy of The Public Theatre

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“Untitled Landscape 2” by Hilary Irons, 2012, acrylic and marble dust on wood panel, from “The New Landscape,” continuing through April 19 at Rose Contemporary in Portland. The exhibit also features the work of Lydia Badger and Erik Weisenburger.

Courtesy of Rose Contemporary

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: Robert S. Neuman's "Ship to Paradise," depictions by a Mount Desert Island artist of humankind's vices and worldly conceits; "Intermezzi: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger; and "Color at the Center," textile installations by Fransje Killaars (also at Museum L-A/Bates Mill No.1), through March 22. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, and Alex Katz, "A Matter of Light," prints, drawings and paintings from the permanent collection, through March 30. colby.edu

Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 25. mainestatemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "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 Sunday; "Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches," through April 7; "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, through Sept. 22; "American Treasures: Small Treasures," small-scale work from the museum collection, through Dec. 29. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; "Wabanaki Guides," the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December. abbemuseum.org

University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor: Michael Crouser, "Dog Run," gelatin silver prints; Robert Rivers, "The Promised Land," drawings; Candice Ivy, "Honey From the Belly of the Lion," site-specific installation with video and sculptural elements; and "Steve's Picks," favorite works by retiring museum registrar Stephen Ringle, through March 21. umma.umaine.edu

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Your Brain on Art," exhibition focuses on raising awareness around brain safety, brain injury and recovery, and chronic pain in collaboration with the University of New England's Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. feedtheengine.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through April 5.

Nancy Morgan: "Captured in Fabric," Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery. 439-3800. Opening reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through March 29.

"Worldview," third installation of "Maine Women Pioneers III," University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Through May 12.

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Portland Public Library: "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14. portlandlibrary.com

Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland: "Dan DenDanto and Frank DenDanto: BUMP," installation of bones from whales that likely died in collisions with ships' propellers, through April 7. meca.edu

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: Noriko Sakanishi, "Confluence," through March 23. 699-5083.

University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland: Faculty art exhibition, through April 3. usm.maine.edu/gallery

University of Southern Maine (Glickman Library), Portland: Gary M. Green, "Terrain Vague," black-and-white photographs, through May 3. usm.maine.edu/gallery

Space Gallery, Portland: "World Banksters," whimsical postcards take aim at corruption in banking industry; Anne Buckwalter: "Gone Along are the Animals," circus-inspired gouache paintings; "Moon Moves (So Slowly)," multi-media installation by Friendly Falcons; and "X-ray (SPACE)", window exhibition by Carly Glovinksi; through March 29. space538.org

Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: "A Stitch in Time," drawings by Gergana Rupchina, through March 30. harmonsbartons.com

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