May 22, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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“Duck and Cover,” a new comedy set during the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, opens at Acorn Studio Theater in Westbrook May 30.

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Paintings and other works by Claire Seidl are part of the “What Was, Is”exhibit opening at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport on Saturday.

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Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; "2013 Waponahki Student Art Show," art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Oct. 31; "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.

University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor: "I-95 Triennial: From Connecticut to Maine," sculpture, painting and mixed media by 34 artists, through June 8.



Lucinda Bliss and John Jennison, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Saturday.

"Shades of Summer," group show, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Opens Thursday. Through July 14.

Children's Art Show, drawings and paintings, DaVinci Experience Art Gallery, Falmouth. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"Significant Works," 16 gallery artists, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland. 594-5935. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 6.

Arthur Cadieux: "Edge of Spring," paintings, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. Opens Friday. Through June 23.

Duncan Hewitt and Claire Seidl: "What Was, Is," sculpture, paintings and photographs; Peter Soriano: "Bagaduce," recent drawings and wall works; Anne Hepler: "New Work," printmaking, installation and sculpture; and Lesia Sochor and Crystal Cawley: "Dress Shop," works incorporating found paper; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through July 7.

Helen St. Clair: "A Life in Art," oils, collages and drawings, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through June 19.

Bob Dyer and Kathi Smith, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. May 30. Through June 1.


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

University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library), Portland: "Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War," traveling exhibition, through Aug. 22.

PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Siri Beckman, "Printmakers in Conversation," through June 8. 317-6721.

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: Elise Smorczewski, "Flights of Fancy," new paintings of fancifully feathered birds, through May 31. 253-6808.

Space Gallery, Portland: "Surface Tension," work by current and former employees of Designtex, through Friday; Sophia Narrett, "I Was Dreaming This," paintings and embroideries, through June 21.

Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland: Ben Potter, "Heavy," plywood sculpture, through May 31.

Meg Perry Center, Portland: "Humor from My Pen," political cartoons by Cuban Five prisoner Gerardo Hernandez, through Saturday. 619-1564.

Constellation Gallery, Portland: Ann Tracy, "Viva Cuba," portraits and street photography of Havana and Vinales, through Friday; MAC (Maine Artists Collective) Windows, sculpture, assemblage, watercolors, photography and more, through Tuesday.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: Jack Sell, "Beyond Pollack," experiments in abstract construction, through May 31.

Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland: Alexander Kreher, "Under Your Skin," photography portraits of tattooed individuals, through July 5.

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Philip Barter, "New Work," oil paintings and constructions in wood, and "Clarence K. Chatterton (1880 to 1973): An Artist's Artist," through June 29. 699-5599.

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Colin Page, "Spatial Perception," paintings, through June 1.

Rose Contemporary, Portland: SMCC faculty exhibition, through June 15.

Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland: "2013 MFA Thesis Exhibition," works by students graduating with master of fine arts degrees in studio art, through June 2.

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