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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.
"Puss 'N Boots," satirical version of the classic Charles Perrault story by Fairy Tale Players, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $8; $6 for ages 12 and under. acorn-productions.org. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 12.
Tribute to Scott Joplin and Al Jolson, by Ron Carroll and Friends; benefit for Portland resident Scott Linscott, who is waiting for a liver transplant; First Parish Unitarian Church, Portland. $10. firstparishportland.org. 2 p.m. Sunday (snow date is Feb. 12).
"You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running," roles for three to seven men and two to six women, show opens on March 2, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. atthelincoln.org. 6 to 8 p.m. today.
Open Call Auditions, looking for actors, actresses, directors, musical directors, stage managers, tech persons and choreographers, Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Heather Denkmire, oil pastels and paint on paper, canvas and wood, Dyer Library, Saco. sacomuseum.org. Opens Wednesday. Through Feb. 28.
College Night 2012, live music, art projects, free food and drinks, giveaways and prizes, Portland Museum of Art. Free for Maine college students with ID; $5 for others. portlandmuseum.org. 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 2.
Portland Museum of Art: "The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Maine, Part II," work of various media and styles, through Sunday; "Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection," Shaker furniture, printed works, visual art, tools, textiles and small craft, through Feb. 5; "Making Faces: Photographic Portraits of Actors and Artists," photos of famous actors and artists plus works by the artists profiled, through March 12. portlandmuseum.org
University of New England Art Gallery, Portland: "Faces of War," photo essay of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by Jerry Robinov, through Feb. 12; "Contemporary Maine Women Art Pioneers (Post WWII)," three-part exhibition focusing on Maine women artists, through Feb. 17. une.edu/artgallery/facesofwar.cfm
Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Take to the Streets!" photography exhibit examining American protest movements, through March 31; "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, through May 27. mainehistory.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "After Atget: Todd Webb Photographs, New York and Paris," street photography of Webb, through Sunday; "Inside Out: Exploring Gifts of Art from Private Collectors," contributions from private collectors since 1811, through April 15. bowdoin.edu
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Port of Portland: A Ship-Shaped History," a look at Portland's past via the ships that sailed through the harbors, the city's shipping and ship-building industries, and more, through Feb. 14. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston: "James Ensor: 'Scenes de la vie du Christ' and Other Works," lithographs, and "Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments," paintings, through March 17. 786-6158.
Dyer Library/Saco Museum: Photographs by Sara Picard, still-life images in color, black and white, and sepia, through Tuesday; "Rugs All Marked Out: Biddeford's Edward S. Frost," celebration of 19th-century rug entrepreneur, and "Hooked Rugs of Artists from the Maine Tin Pedlar," both through March 24. 283-3861.
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Beyond Rugs!" rug-hooking textile art, through Feb. 5; "The Art of the Book," focuses on the museum's collection of rare 19th- and 20th-century books, through April 1. 596-6457.
Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "The Circus Comes to Town," Bex Bros. Circus (miniature circus figures) and more, through Feb. 26. penobscotmarinemuseum.org
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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.
Courtesy of Penobscot Marine Museum