January 26, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

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


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“Violin Repair Shop,” a photograph by Lori Nix from her exhibition “The City,” on view through March 24 at the UMaine Museum of Art in Bangor.

Courtesy UMaine Museum of Art

Pianist Artem Belogurov is at Fryeburg Academy’s Eastman Performing Arts Center on Saturday.

Courtesy photo

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Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.


Classical Pianist Artem Belogurov, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $10; $5 for students and seniors. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 3 p.m. 


Portland Symphony Orchestra, performing Mendelssohn's "Italian" symphony with guest conductor/violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m.

Portland String Quartet, performing Bach's "The Art of the Fugue," Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under. 761-1522. Concert followed by reception, 2 p.m.

Vox Nova, "In Song: Sacred and Profane," 30-voice a cappella chamber choir performs modern choral music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $15. voxnovachoir.com. 3 p.m.

"Music from the Inside Out II," Triple Helix performs final set of Beethoven Piano Trios, First Congregational Church, Blue Hill. $30; free for high school students and younger. bluehillconcerts.org. 3 p.m. 


Decompression Chamber Music Season Four, program on Ravel's string quartet, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m. 


CiRCA, Australian Cirque Nouveau Troupe, dance and circus acrobatics, Westbrook Performing Arts Center. $25, $28; $10 students. portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2.


Annie Baker's "Circle Mirror Transformation," award-winning play about students in acting class revealing themselves through acting exercises, Theater Project, Brunswick. Pay-what-you-want. theaterproject.com. 7:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Feb. 19.

"Trouble is My Business," Maine premiere of Jazz Age thriller based on Raymond Chandler stories, Portland Stage Company. $30 to $39; $27 seniors; $15 students. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. today (final preview) and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 2. Through Feb. 19.

"Next Fall," award-winning play about male partners and their relationship, presented by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 2. Through Feb. 19.

"Becky Shaw," Mad Horse Theatre preview performance of Obie Award-winning comedy, Lucid Stage, Portland. $22; $20 seniors and students; pay-what-you-can today, Friday and Feb. 2. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Through Feb. 12.

"Metamorphoses," Mary Zimmerman play based on Ovid's transformation myths, performed by ninth- and 10th-graders, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. $5/donation at the door. merriconeag.org. 7 p.m. today and Friday.

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," Shakespeare play, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $18 for seniors; $15 for students. portlandplayers.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"As It Is In Heaven," Heartwood Theater Company production about community and relationships, all ages; Skidompha Library, Damariscotta. $18; $12 students. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 4.

"Almost, Maine," Lake Region Community Theatre production of John Cariana play, Magic Lantern Theatre, Bridgton. $10. lrctme.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dylan Thomas' "Under Milk Wood," classic mid-20th-century "play for voices," Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. $7/donation. aarhusgallery.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

"The Language Archive," whimsical comedy about love, marriage and miscommunication, Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 for ages 18 and younger. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Through Feb. 5.

"The Pajama Game," musical presented by Casco Bay High School, Portland High School Auditorium, Portland. $8; $5 with pajamas on. 874-8160. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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This view of Thomaston Harbor is from “Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” an exhibition of photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating Collection, on view through Tuesday at the Camden Public Library.

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