January 24, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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Maine State Ballet presents “Tap, Tap, Jazz” in Falmouth Friday and Saturday.

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“Self Portrait” by Lois Dodd is part of the exhibition of her paintings at the Portland Museum of Art.

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"Death By Design," murderous comedy by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Jan. 31. Through Feb. 24.

• AUDITIONS

Boy Singers of Maine Open House and Auditions, St. Mary's Church, Falmouth. boysingersofmaine.org. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Vivid Motion Inc.'s "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad," dance audition, show dates are April 18-21, Vivid Motion, Westbrook. vividmotion.org. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.

"Serving Up Broadway," show dates are April 5-6, Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School auditorium, South Paris. 743-8914, Ext. 6105. 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Fransje Killaars: "Color at the Center," textile installations, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston. bates.edu/museum. Opening reception with the artist, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through March 22.

Alex Katz: "A Matter of Light," prints, drawings and paintings from the permanent collection, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu. Opens Tuesday. Through March 30.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "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; "Lois Dodd: Catching the Light," more than 50 paintings by Maine artist spanning six decades, through April 7. 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 Jewish Museum, Portland: "Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker," through Feb. 25. treeoflifemuseum.org

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

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Real/Ideal: Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Painting," through Feb. 24; "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints" and "The Fixed Image: History and Process in American Photography," through March 3; "In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, through March 10. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick: "Bowdoin Boys in Blue (and Gray)," exhibition celebrating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, through June 1. 725-3288.

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

Saco Museum: "I My Needle Ply with Skill: Maine Schoolgirl Needlework of the Federal Era," needlework of the 18th and 19th centuries, through March 2. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: Robert S. Neuman's "Ship to Paradise," depictions by a Mount Desert Island artist of humankind's vices and worldly conceits, and "Intermezzi: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger, through March 22. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, through March 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: "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; "Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches," through April 7; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings, textiles and toys reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22. farnsworthmuseum.org

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“Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting” is on view at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.

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