Sunday, December 8, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
The Bowoin International Music Festival continues on the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, with performances daily all week. bowdoinfestival.org
“First View (Katahdin)” by Veronica Cross, from “Gift of Glacier: The Maine Landscape,” paintings by 23 Maine artists, continuing through Oct. 15 at the L.C. Bates Museum in Hinckley. An artist reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Courtesy of L.C. Bates Museum
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow Concert, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, Tuesday and July 4.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, music by Mozart, Brahms and Shostakovich, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Two: Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Harbison and Brahms, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas Concert, music by Hindemith, Britten and Grieg, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat! Concert, music by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Ruo, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie," musical comedy, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Through July 6.
"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. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 p.m. July 4. Through July 6.
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 Thursday to Sunday.
"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. Thursday to Saturday and Wednesday. Through July 13.
"The Andrews Brothers," musical comedy, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 8 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.
"Les Miserables," Broadway musical about early 19th-century Paris, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick. $52, $59. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 13.
"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.
"Deathtrap," comedy, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. $15. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 15.
Disney's "Sleeping Beauty Kids," classic fairytale for families, Ogunquit Playhouse. $12. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; 10 a.m. Sunday.
"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.
Maine Stage Shakespeare Live at The Hive, The Hive, Kennebunk. $5. thehivekennebunk.com. 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
"Chicago," musical set in the Roaring '20s, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through July 13.
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," bring sheet music, City Theater, Biddeford. citytheater.org. 6 p.m. Thursday.
Aqua City Actors Theatre: "The Secret of Comedy, " roles for four women, one teenage girl and two men; performance dates are Sept. 6-15; Waterville Opera House Studio Theater. acattheatre.org. 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday.
• ART MUSEUMS
"Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland. mainehistory.org. Opens Thursday. Through Aug. 26.
"This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland. mainehistory.org. Opens Friday. Through May 26.
"Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 13.
Katherine Bradford: "AUGUST," recent paintings with an ocean theme, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 1.
L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley: "Gift of Glacier: The Maine Landscape," paintings by 23 Maine artists. gwh.org/lcbates. Reception 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 15.
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 Friday. treeoflifemuseum.org
Museum of African Culture, Portland: "Lines Converge, Colors Dance," original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, through Friday. museumafricanculture.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
University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: Emily Trenholm, "Monhegan: A New Perspective"; Joanne Freeman, "Three Chords"; Rachelle Agundes & Sean Downey, "Travel in My Borrowed Lives"; and young curators, "Lightscapes"; through Sept. 21. umma.umaine.edu
• ART GALLERIES
Sarah Bartlett and Elizabeth Jabar, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. aucocisco.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through Saturday.
Vincent Giarrano: "Truth and Beauty," and Linden Frederick: "Untold Stories," Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. haynesgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 27.
Emilie Stark-Menneg: "Shake that Bird," Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. colemanburke.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through July 26.
"Urban Landscape," work by Maine Artists Collective artists, Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Opens Friday. Through July 22.
Jim Condron: "I Quit," Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Opens Friday. Through July 28.
"Regional Artists: An Open, Juried Show," featuring Michael Culver and Michael Palmer, Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. barngallery.org. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through July 27.
Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, 10 artists' work, University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland. une.edu/artgallery. Opens Sunday. Through Oct. 31.
"Two If By Sea ...", water views and transportation unique to coastal Maine, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opens Monday. Through July 31.
Donald LaRochelle: "Coastal Maine & Inland New Hampshire by a Retired Engineer," Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.com. Opens Monday. Through July 31.
Jaap Eduard Helder and Jody Johnstone, paintings and pottery, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opens Tuesday. Through July 28.
Barbara Ernst Prey: "The Print Show," Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde. bluewaterfinearts.com. Opens Wednesday. Through July 18.
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 Sunday. harmons bartons.com
PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Barbara Putman, "Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts, through Aug. 10. phopagallery.com
Space Gallery, Portland: Natalie Lanese, "Popscapes," collage and pop patterns, through Aug. 16. space538.org
June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland: Shannon Rankin and Justin Richel, "Crux," through Saturday. 699-5083.
Maine Potters Market, Portland: "Flights of Fancy," new collection of pots by Nancy Button, through Sunday. 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 Saturday. 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
Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: Aaron Decker, avant garde jewelry, through Thursday. daunis.com
Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: "Snapshots of the Barnyard," photos and prints of felt textile handicraft by Loren Leahy, through Sunday. 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 Thursday. 3fishgallery.com
Greenhut Galleries, Portland: Margaret Lawrence, "Here and There," paintings, through Saturday. 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 Sunday. richardboydpottery.com
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 Wednesday. spindleworks.org
Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal: "Sculpture for the Home and Garden," sculpture by 30 artists curated by June LaCombe, through Sunday. junelacombesculpture .com
ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Anna Hepler and Andrea Sulzer, new drawings, prints and sculptures, through Saturday. 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 Sunday. 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 Sunday. 284-6394.
York Public Library: Ron Crusan, "The American Way," mixed media created with found objects, through Sunday. 363-2818.
Wells Public Library: Wells High School art classes art show, through Sunday. 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 Saturday. 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 Sunday. 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 Sunday. 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 Sunday. mclaughlingarden.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 Wednesday. wiscassetbaygallery.com
Camden Public Library: David Cadbury, "Interstitial Prints: Storyboard for an Animated Film," digital art, through Sunday. 236-3440.
Monkitree, Gardiner: John Carnes, "Chaos to Quiet: Deconstructing Complexity," watercolor, pastel and graphite, through Thursday. 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 Tuesday. carverhillgallery.com
Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: "Significant Works," 16 gallery artists, through July 6. 594-5935.
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 Sunday. 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 Saturday. frostfarmgallery.com
Friendship Town Office: "Knox County Through Eastern's Eye," Penobscot Marine Museum traveling exhibit of historic photographs, through Sunday. penobscotmarine museum.org
Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc: "Birds of Maine," paintings by Father Paul Plante, through July 30. 864-3091.