June 19, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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The “Sixth Anniversary Show” continues through June 30 at Aarhus Gallery in Belfast. The show features the work of Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Richard Mann, Wesley Reddick and Willy Reddick.

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“Five Gyres in C,” stainless steel by George Sherwood, from “Sculpture for the Home and Gardens,” the exhibition continuing through June 30 at June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal.

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THURSDAY

Seal Bay Festival, with the Cassatt String Quartet, Rockport Opera House. $10. sealbayfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY

Ogunquit Chamber Music Festival, with the Cassatt String Quartet, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. $15; free for ages 18 and under. ogunquit performingarts.org. 8 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music 10th Annual International Piano Festival, Frank Glazer piano recital, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $18; $15 for students and seniors. portland conservatory.net. 7:30 p.m.

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Attaca Quartet plays works by Haydn, Beethoven, Harbison and Brahms; Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

DaPonte String Quartet, works by Beethoven, Schubert and Dohnanyi, Denmark Arts Center. $25; free for those under 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

"PS, I Love Music: Musical Expeditions with Paul Sullivan and Friends," with Suzanne Nance, Gordon Gottlieb and Jessica Chen, Stonington Opera House. $20 to $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

"PS, I Love Music: Musical Expeditions with Paul Sullivan and Friends," with Suzanne Nance, Gordon Gottlieb and Jessica Chen, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music 10th Annual International Piano Festival, Tamara Poddubnaya piano recital, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $18; $15 for students and seniors. portlandconservatory.net. 4:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music 10th Annual International Piano Festival, student concerts, First Parish Church, Portland. $18; $15 seniors and students. portlandconservatory.net. 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

MONDAY

Cellist Benjamin Noyes and Pianist Chiharu Naruse, pieces by Hindemith, Ravel, Beethoven and Frank Bridge; Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford. $15; free for ages 21 and under. 324-2797. 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY

Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Dine On" opening gala, Bowdoin College (Moulton Union), Brunswick. $150. bowdoinfestival.org. 5:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Wednesday Upbeat" concert featuring music by Dvorak, Prokofiev and Harrison; Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

JUNE 27

Bowdoin International Music Festival, "Artists of Tomorrow" concert featuring chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College, (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m.

• THEATER

"Thoroughly Modern Millie," classic musical comedy, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and June 27. Through July 6.

"Titus Andronicus," Shakespeare tragedy, Mad Horse Theatre Company, South Portland. $20; $15 for seniors and students; pay what you can on Thursdays. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Freaks Club," musical by Snowlion Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20 to $22. snowlionrep.org. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday

"Dreamgirls," Broadway musical loosely based on The Supremes, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick. $52 to $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"The Andrews Brothers," musical comedy, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday and Tuesday; 2 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. June 27. Through June 29.

"No Sex Please, We're British," comedy, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12; $10 for seniors and students. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Hound of the Baskervilles," Sherlock Holmes spoof, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. June 27. Through July 6.

"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 15.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,"  musical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $18; $16 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through July 7.

"La Fille at Tess' Market," mixture of biography, history and fantasy written and directed by Al Miller, The Theater Project, Brunswick. Pay-what-you-can. theaterproject.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through June 30.

"Who?", one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $15 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 5:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.

PortFringe 2013, theater festival featuring collaborations between actors, dancers, filmmakers, and musicians; Geno's Rock Club, Space Gallery, Portland Stage Company Studio Theater and Portland Stage Company Storefront, Portland. $10 single ticket; $25 for three shows; $55 for seven shows; $125 festival pass. Schedule at portfringe.com. Various times Wednesday to June 30.

"Les Miserables," Broadway musical about early 19th-century Paris, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick. $52, $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. June 27. Through July 13.

"Spamalot," musical comedy based on "Monty Python and The Holy Grail," Boothbay Playhouse. $23; $19 for ages 17 and under. boothbayplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. June 27. Through July 13. 

• AUDITIONS

"Legally Blonde," performances start Sept. 20, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. lyricmusictheater.org. 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," bring sheet music, City Theater, Biddeford. citytheater.org. 6 p.m. Tuesday and June 27.  

• ART MUSEUMS

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the U.S. to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25; "A Taste of Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: George Mason, "New Work," paintings, through June 28. treeoflifemuseum.org

Museum of African Culture, Portland: "Lines Converge, Colors Dance," original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, through June 28. museumafrican culture.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through July 14. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: "Robert E. Peary and His Northern World," through Dec. 31; "Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World," through Jan. 6; "Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, through Oct. 15; "That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: "John Haley's Civil War," artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Museums of Old York, York: "The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," highlights one of York's most distinguished early families, through Oct. 19. oldyork.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials; and "The Tourist of 1913,"  costumes, artifacts, and more, through Sept. 14. brickstoremuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: "Sixty Works -- 60 Years," 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection, and "Henry Strater: A Life in Art," family photos and artwork, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum .org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Stories of the Land and Its People," the history of midcoast communities through art, through Sept. 1; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," items reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22; Andrew Wyeth, "Her Room," 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies, through Nov. 17; "Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum," "American Treasures: Small Treasures," small-scale work from the museum collection, and "American Treasures: Maine Voices," views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, through Dec. 29; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5; "American Treasures: Other Voices," contemporary art from the museum collection, "American Treasures: Family and Friends," renderings of artists' relatives and acquaintances, and "American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea," paintings of Maine ocean scenes and coastlines, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "InDivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas," Smithsonian exhibition exploring race, culture and integration into American society, through Aug. 4; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archaeological 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. abbemuseum.org

Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials, and Rescues," interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs and models, through Oct. 20. penobscotmarinemuseum.org.

• ART GALLERIES

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Ralf Feyl and Michael Waterman, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Saturday.

Barbara Putman: "Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. phopagallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 10.

Sarah Bartlett and Elizabeth Jabar, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. June 27. Through June 29.

CONTINUING

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

Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: "One If By Land..." treasured landscapes and noted landmarks by Maine artists James Rivoli and Francine Schrock, through June 30. harmons bartons.com

Space Gallery, Portland: Sophia Narrett, "I Was Dreaming This," paintings and embroideries, through Friday. space538.org

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: Shannon Rankin and Justin Richel, "Crux," through June 29. 699-5083.

Maine Potters Market, Portland: "Flights of Fancy," new collection of pots by Nancy Button, through June 30. mainepottersmarket.com

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

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.

Rose Contemporary, Portland: Adriane Herman, "Finish Lines," clay-burning art, through Aug. 10. rosecontemporary.com

University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "Dirigo," works by 18 artists who embody Maine's motto "I Lead" ("Women Pioneers III" exhibition), through July 21. une.edu/artgallery

Constellation Gallery, Portland: Maine Artist Collective, "The Portrait Show," through Monday; Ann Tracy, "Viva Cuba," portraits and street photography of Havana and Vinales, through Wednesday. constellationart.com

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: Aaron Decker, avant garde jewelry, through June 27. daunis.com

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: "Snapshots of the Barnyard," photos and prints of felt textile handicraft by Loren Leahy, through June 30. 253-6808.

Fogg Lighting, Portland: Emily Trenholm: "Light Moves," through Aug. 6. 797-7568.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: "Un-Knotting," new work by Lin Lisberger, through June 27. 3fishgallery.com

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Margaret Lawrence, "Here and There," paintings, through June 29. greenhutgalleries.com

Macpage LLC, South Portland: "Still-Life and Objects," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculptures by Maine artists, through Aug. 30. 523-3381.

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: "Creatures and Critters III: Equine and Avian Art," through June 30. richardboydpottery.com

Isaac Dyer Galleries, Gorham: Andres Verzosa, "Elephant in the Room," through Sunday. 839-5466.

Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook: Susan Wilder and Jim Flahaven, "A Beautiful Balancing Act," abstract and semi-abstract paintings, through Tuesday; Susan Wilder, "Open Boat," paintings, through Wednesday. 591-7300.

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth: Rick Green, "Topographical Landscapes," encaustic paintings, through July 11; "Surface, Light and Structure," work by Frances Hynes, Richard Keen and Lyle Salmi, through July 21. elizabethmossgalleries.com

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Summer Light," landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, through July 31. 846-7777.

Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth: "Green Thoughts in Green Shade," contour drawings of the backyard by Joe Klofas, through July 13. yarmouthlibrary.org

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth: "100 Years of Acadia National Park's Carriage Roads," through Aug. 18. skylinefarm.org

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: Maine College of Art alumni show, through July 8. thosmoser.com

Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick: "Ka-POW!," re-interpreted images shared through the media landscape, through July 3. spindleworks.org

Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal: "Sculpture for the Home and Garden," sculpture by 30 artists curated by June LaCombe, through June 30. junelacombesculpture .com

ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer, new drawings, prints and sculptures, through June 29. 725-8157.

Markings Gallery, Bath: "Maine Artists -- Maine Weddings," clothing, jewelry, pottery, wall art and sculpture created by artists from Maine, and "Sculpture for the Garden," granite and metal garden sculptures by Obie Buell and Jim and Holly Galante, through June 30. markings gallery.com

Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown: "Shades of Summer," group show, through July 14. 449-8215.

Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor: Kevin Beers, "Monhegan Island," and Tim Christensen, "Drawing on Porcelain," through July 27. gleasonfineart.com

University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: Frankie Odom, paintings, prints and collages, through June 30. 284-6394.

Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford: Kate Russo and Tom Butler, "Nervous Energy," through Saturday. feedtheengine.org

York Art Association, York Harbor: "Summer Sampler Show," through Sunday. yorkartassociation.com

York Public Library: Ron Crusan, "The American Way," mixed media created with found objects, through June 30. 363-2818.

Wells Public Library: Wells High School art classes art show, through June 30. 646-8181.

Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): "The Harry Nadler Collection," 37 paintings by American Modernist, through Sept. 2. fryeburgacademy.org

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: "Paste & Pages," through June 29. harlow gallery.org

The Hive, Kennebunk: INDEX at The Hive group exhibition, through July 14. thehivekennebunk.com

Buoy Gallery, Kittery: Kenny Cole, "Distress," screen prints, submarine and flag drawings in gouache and more, through June 30. buoygallery .com

Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery: "One Community -- One Future," group exhibit, through Aug. 31. kitterycommunitycenter.org

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: "Sixth Anniversary Show," works by Kevin Johnson, Mark Kelly, Richard Mann, Wesley Reddick and Willy Reddick, through June 30. aarhusgallery.com

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Sean Greene, "Suggestions," abstract paintings, through July 7. 338-0555.

Waterfall Arts, Belfast: "Richard Norton Belfast: 1978-1988 and Invitational," more than 100 of Norton's hand-printed, black-and-white photo-journalistic images of Belfast and Waldo County, through Aug. 23. waterfallarts.org

Stable Gallery, Damariscotta: "Big! Bad! Bold!", paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, glass, furniture, woodwork and sculpture by Maine artists, through July 11. stablegallerymaine.com.

Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Hannah Ineson, representational paintings, through July 23. savorymainedining.com

Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston: "Through the Lens," photography exhibit and competition, through Aug. 2. lyceumgallery.com

McLaughlin Garden, South Paris: "In Full Bloom: Intimate Views of Plant Life," paintings by Jean Beal and Alice Kirkpatrick, through June 30. mclaughlingarden.org

Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset: "Reflections," sculpture, painting, fiber arts, encaustic, photography and hand-pulled prints, through Sunday. maineartgallery.org

Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset: "Contemporary Visions of Maine," works by contemporary New England artists and recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century American and European paintings, through July 3. wiscassetbaygallery.com

Camden Public Library: David Cadbury, "Interstitial Prints: Storyboard for an Animated Film," digital art, through June 30. 236-3440.

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: John Neville, "The Tales of Tall's Harbour," etchings; Stephen Pace, "Paintings of Maine"; and Stephen Porter, "Cubes and Circles," through Sunday. courthousegallery.com

Monkitree, Gardiner: John Carnes, "Chaos to Quiet: Deconstructing Complexity," watercolor, pastel and graphite, through June 27. monkitree.com

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: 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; through July 7. cmcanow.org

Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland: David Estey, "Encore," through July 2. carverhillgallery.com

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: "Significant Works," 16 gallery artists, through July 6. 594-5935.

Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland: Arthur Cadieux, "Edge of Spring," paintings, through Sunday. yvettetorresfineart.com

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: "New Work: New Ideas," curated show by gallery artists, through July 5. craftonelm.com

Gold/Smith Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: Jean Swan Gordon, continuous line drawings and watercolors, through June 30. 633-6252.

Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Roy Germon: "Points of View," paintings, through July 7. littlefieldgallery.com

Frost Farm Gallery, Norway: Georganne Bernard, "Recent and Retro Works," through June 29. frostfarmgallery.com

Friendship Town Office: "Knox County Through Eastern's Eye," Penobscot Marine Museum traveling exhibit of historic photographs, through June 30. penobscotmarine museum.org

Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc: "Birds of Maine," paintings by Father Paul Plante, through July 30. 864-3091.

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