November 8, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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“The Dream” by Veronica Cross, from her show “Cast in Amber” continuining through Jan. 13 at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth.

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Robert Dubac stars in the comedy “The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?” through Sunday at The Public Theatre in Lewiston.

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• AUDITIONS

"Steel Magnolias," by Monmouth Community Players, prepared monologues are encouraged but not required, performance dates are Feb. 1-10, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. 754-6598. 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints," Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Friday. Through March 3.

"Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through May 26.

"In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Nov. 15. Through March 10.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine," works by Homer created at his Prouts Neck studio in conjunction with re-opening of restored studio for public tours, and "Art in Process," high school art exhibition, through Dec. 30; "The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer in Maine," 50 watercolors and drawings examine the relationship between Homer, architect John Calvin Stevens and the Portland Society of Art, through Feb. 3; "Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with a variety of historic processes, through Feb. 17. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, USM Glickman Library, Portland: Luc Demers, "Trace," photographs, and Richard Veit, photographs, through Dec. 21. usm.maine.edu/library

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: "Isaac Bashevis Singer and His Artists," photography, painting, graphic design, wood-block prints and illustrated books, through Nov. 30. treeoflifemuseum.org

Museum of African Culture, Portland: "The Incarnation of Earthly Creations," Haitian art, through Jan. 30. museumafricanculture.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Making a Presence: F. Holland Day in Artistic Photography," photographs by and of F. Holland Day (1864-1933) and "We Never See Anything Clearly: John Ruskin and Landscape Painting," paintings from 1840s to 1870s, through Dec. 23. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick: "Vote, Pejepscot!", election and political paraphernalia, and "Home Decoration: The Domestic Artistry of the Skolfield Women, 1845-1900," samplers, printed screens, flower arrangements, hair wreaths and more, through Dec. 31. pejepscothistorical.org

Saco Museum: "The Moving Panorama of Pilgrim's Progress," Civil War-era panorama seen in its entirety for the first time in more than a century (also at Pepperell Mills in Biddeford), and "Then, Now and Always a Part of Saco: 250 Years of the First Parish Church," photos and artifacts, through Saturday. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: "Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography," featuring 106 images by artists from 11 countries across five continents, through Dec. 15. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Hidden Histories: A Project by Maggie Libby," history of women at Colby, through Nov. 25; Alex Katz, "Maine/New York," 28 paintings and one multi-part sculpture, through Dec. 30. colby.edu

Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May. mainestatemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan," paintings, and "Impressionist Summers: Frank W. Benson's North Haven," paintings, through Dec. 30; "Recent Acquisitions," newly acquired work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth, and more, through March 10. farnsworthmuseum.org

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "Indians and Rusticators" and "Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry," through Dec. 29; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October 2013. abbemuseum.org

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Zachary Field’s installation “Elemental Equanimity,” which continues through Jan. 4 at the Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall in Portland.

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