August 28, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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The Bay Chamber Summer Concert Series concludes with performances by The Declassified, a flexible lineup of leading young chamber music artists, on Thursday and Friday in Rockport.

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The Ogunquit Playhouse on Wednesday opens the Broadway classic, “West Side Story.” The production continues through Sept. 28.

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Bay Chamber Summer Concert Series, The Declassified play works by Bach, Balliet and Beethoven, Rockport Opera House. $45, $35 for 21 to 35; $10 for under 21. baychamberconcerts.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bay Chamber Summer Concert Series, A Late Summer Soiree with The Declassified, finale featuring a fanfare, waltz and sonata for septet and works by Mozart and Poulenc, Union Hall, Rockport. $35. baychamberconcerts.org. 6 p.m. Friday.

• THEATER

Gaslight Theater Presents William Inge's "Picnic," a neighborhood picnic forever changes the lives of people in a small town, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12, $10 seniors and students. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

"Ballroom with a Twist," dancing and singing extravaganza, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Driving Miss Daisy," dramedy about an African American chauffer and his elderly employer, 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.

"Always... Patsy Cline," musical about the relationship between the country singer and a housewife, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 30, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," Tony Award winning musical, this production is recommended for theatergoers 13 and over, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

"West Side Story," dance-driven musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Sept. 5. Through Sept. 28.

• AUDITIONS

Musica de Filia Girls' and Women's Choir, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29.

Neil Simon's "Rumors," City Theater, Biddeford. citytheater.org. Casting five men and five women in hilarious farce, 6 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 5.

The Oratorio Chorale, openings are available in all voice parts; singers are not required to prepare music, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. oratoriochorale.org. Call to schedule time slot, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 5.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Harold Garde "Garde Addendum," opening reception, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

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 Sunday; "A Taste for Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: "Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, through Monday; "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Asherah Cinnamon, "Celebration, Tradition and Change," through Thursday. treeoflifemuseum.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: Katherine Bradford, "August," recent paintings with an ocean theme, through Sept. 1; "Perspectives on Modern and Contemporary Art," paintings by Rackstraw Downes and others, through Sept. 15; "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, through Oct. 13; "This Mighty Scourge of War," art of the Civil War, through Jan. 5. 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

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Works from “Travel in My Borrowed Lives” by Sean Downey, near left, and Rachelle Agundes, continuing with “Monhegan: A New Perspective,” paintings by Emily Trenholm, and “Three Chords,” paintings by Joanne Freeman, through Sept. 21 at the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor.

  


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