March 28, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Window Seat,” by Cheslye Ventimiglia, from “Perigord: Moods and Memory,” the exhibition of her encaustic paintings continuing through April 30 at Daunis Fine Jewelry in Portland.

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“Earthquake,” oil on canvas by Per Kirkeby, from the retrospective of his paintings and sculpture continuing through July 14 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick.

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Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with the Aspiring Artists Chamber Group, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Bates College Choir, Faure's "Requiem" and Lauridsen's "Lux Aeterna," Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Larchmere String Quartet, performance of three string quartets, Bowdoin College (Kanbar Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Larchmere String Quartet, works by Haydn, Barber and Dvorak, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $12. 786-6135. 7 p.m. Sunday.

USM Chamber Singers Spring Concert, Williston-Immanuel United Church, Portland. $6; $3 for seniors, students and USM faculty, alumni and staff. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Woodwind KinderKonzert, Portland Symphony Orchestra presents "Carnival of the Animals" for ages 3 to 7, Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (9:30 a.m. performance sold out).

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with violinist Dean Stein, oboeist Kathleen McNerney and pianist Bridget Convey, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. April 4.

Woodwind KinderKonzert, Portland Symphony Orchestra presents "Carnival of the Animals" for ages 3 to 7, Olin Arts Center, Bates College, Lewiston. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. April 4.

• DANCE

Spring Dance Concert, showcase of work by student choreographers including thesis projects by dance majors, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $6; $3 for seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.

Portland School of Ballet: "Around the World with Flat Stanley -- The Case of the Red Shoes," family-friendly production, Westbrook Performing Arts Center. $10; $5 for children. portlandballet.org. 11 a.m. Saturday.

• THEATER

"Love/Sick," world premiere of romantic comedy by Maine playwright John Cariani, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; $30 to $40 for seniors; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. Previews 7:30 p.m. Thursday; opens 7:30 p.m. Friday; continues at 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 4. Through April 21.

Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles," Good Theater production examines how two outsiders -- an elderly woman and her grandson -- find their way in today's world, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"A Couple of Blaguards," comedy presented by AIRE (American Irish Repertory Ensemble), Portland Stage Company Studio Theater. $15 to $22. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m. April 4. Through April 7.

"Mrs. Packard," Gaslight Theater production of a true story of a woman struggling to right a system gone wrong, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12; $10 for seniors and students. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"Wit," one-act Pulitzer Prize-winning play presented by Penobscot Theatre Company, Bangor Opera House. $22 to $26. penobscottheatre.org. 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

"The Poets and the Assassin," reflects on how Iranian women live contradictory lives in an intensely traditional and patriarchal society, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick. Free. 725-3375. Performance and discussion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

"Tales From Anansi," Acorn Fairy Tale Players present Michael Levine's adaptation of well-known West African and Caribbean folktales, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $6; $4 for ages 12 and under. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. Saturday. Through April 7.

"Cape May," Stage Force theater company presents original drama about three generations of Irish-American women, Star Theatre, Kittery Community Center. $27 to $32. kitterycommunitycenter.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 7.

"Noises Off," Tony Award-winning comedy, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $18 for seniors; $15 for students. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through April 7.

"Rock of Ages," touring Broadway musical about the '80s glam-rock scene presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $51 to $76. porttix.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

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