September 25, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, museums and galleries

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“Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff” condenses all seven Harry Potter books (and a real-life game of Quidditch) into 70 frantically paced minutes. Starring Jefferson Turner, left, and Daniel Clarkson, “Potted Potter” will be at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on Wednesday and Oct. 3.

Courtesy of Portland Ovations

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Matt Blackwell’s “Winter Stealing the Sun” (2001-2005), oil on canvas, from “Piece Work,” the Portland Museum of Art Biennial opening Oct. 3 and continuing through Jan. 5.

Courtesy of Portland Museum of Art/Edward Thorp Gallery

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Frost Farm Gallery, Norway: "Light Moments," photography by Ed Stevens, through Saturday. frostfarmgallery.com

Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston: "The New Works of Michael Ranucci," paintings, through Saturday. lyceumgallery.com

The Artistans Collective, Brahms Mount, Freeport: Painting, wooden sculpture, photography, pottery, fiber arts, mixed media and floor cloths, through Sunday. 869-4025.

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Late Summer Rhythms," work by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, through Monday. 846-7777.

Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland: Cig Harvey, "Gardening at Night," photographs, animation, embroidery and neon signs; and Alexandra Tyng, "The Unseen Aspect," figurative paintings, through Monday. dowlingwalsh.com

Cellardoor Villa, Rockport: Works by Ellen Welch Granter, through Monday. cmaine-art.com

Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston: "Classic Yachts: Images by John Snyder," photographs, through Monday. keagrivergallery.com

Haynes Galleries, Thomaston: Roger Dale Brown, "Maine Impressions," plein air works, through Saturday. haynesgalleries.com

3Fish Gallery, Portland: "element: water," paintings by Kelly Palomera and works in encaustic by Dietlind Vander Schaaf, through Monday. 3fishgallery.com

Art House Picture Frames, Portland: Bruce Brown, "A Journey Inside Vietnam," photographs, through Monday. 221-3443.

Just Us Chickens Gallery, Kittery: Wolfgang Ertl, oil and pastel paintings, through Monday. justuschickens.net

Aarhus Gallery, Belfast: Willy Reddick, "Sustenance," white line wood-block prints and highly rendered miniature paintings, through Monday. aarhusgallery.com

Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland: Brian Mark, "Haunting of the Harbor," ghostly and beguiling medium of precious metals bathed in acid, through Oct. 31. harborsquaregallery.com

University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston: "Tell Me a Story: About Maine," work of 14 artists who have illustrated children's books about Maine, through Nov. 23. usm.maine.edu/atriumgallery

University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin," historic and contemporary works of art that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, through Oct. 27; annual sculpture garden invitational with 10 artists, through Oct. 31. une.edu/artgallery

Portland Public Library: Maurice Sendak, "50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons," original illustrations, drawings and paintings, through Oct. 25. portlandlibrary.com

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: "Labor: The Art of Work," art that depicts workers employed in local and regional industries or inspired by the post-war New Deal era, through Monday. richardboydpottery.com

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Mark Kelly, "Murmurations," experimental drawings, through Oct. 13. 338-0555.

Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk: "Spark," work by illustrators Dahlov Ipcar, Cathryn Falwell, Hazel Mitchell, Wade Zahares, Chris Van Dusen and Matt Tavares, through Oct. 5. rivertreearts.org

Rose Contemporary, Portland: Jeff Badger, "OK Back OK," sculptural works, drawings and prints, through Oct. 26. rosecontemporary.com

Wells Public Library: Bob Hastie, landscapes, through Monday. www.wells.lib.me.us

Meg Perry Center, Portland: The Hidden Ladder Collective, "45 Years of No," 45 illustrated letters, through Monday. megperrycenter.org

Maine Potters Market, Portland: Tom Huber, tagines made from special flameware clay for cooking Moroccan food and savory dishes, through Monday. mainepottersmarket.com

University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: "About Windows," watercolors by Maurice Auger, through Monday. 284-6394.

Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: Jill Snyder Wallace, intricate embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects, through Monday. mainefiberarts.org

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: Eric Hou, "So Emotional," prints and drawings, through Nov. 30. 253-6808.

York Public Library: "Seacoast Moderns," group show, through Oct. 28. www.york.lib.me.us

Bard Coffee, Portland: "Beyond the Horizon," landscapes and abstracts in watercolor and acrylics, through Oct. 31. bardcoffee.com

ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Frederick Lynch and William Manning, relief sculptures and paintings, through Oct. 12. 725-8157.

Pastel Painters of Maine 14th International Juried Exhibition "For Pastels Only," Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 19.

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“Local Color, Bridgton, Maine,” from “Light Moments,” photography by Ed Stevens, continuing through Saturday at Frost Farm Gallery in Norway.

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