March 28, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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“Window Seat,” by Cheslye Ventimiglia, from “Perigord: Moods and Memory,” the exhibition of her encaustic paintings continuing through April 30 at Daunis Fine Jewelry in Portland.

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“Earthquake,” oil on canvas by Per Kirkeby, from the retrospective of his paintings and sculpture continuing through July 14 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick.

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Maine Artists Collective: "Rebirth," art that is non-religious but "born again," Constellation Gallery, Portland. Opens Friday. Through April 23.

Carole Kainlor: "Compositions in Wood," assemblages and sculptures, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Opens Monday. Through April 30.

"Maine Artists -- Maine Weddings," clothing, jewelry, pottery, wall art and sculpture created by artists from Maine, Markings Gallery, Bath. Opens Monday. Through June 30.

Elise Smorczewski: "Flights of Fancy," new paintings of fancifully feathered birds, Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 235-6808. Opens Monday. Through May 31.

Timothy Whelan: "Photographer as Collector," PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 317-6721. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through May 4.

"A Photo History of Our Oldest Industry," photos from The National Fisherman collection of the Penobscot Marine Museum, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. Opening with presenter Dave Jackson, former publisher of The National Fisherman, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Through April 30.

"Art by York Students," multi-media by students in grades K-12, York Public Library. Opens Wednesday. Through May 2.

"Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War," traveling exhibition, University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library), Portland. 780-4850. Opens April 4. Through Aug. 22.

"Forest for the Trees," group show with trees as the subject, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Opens April 4. Through April 28.

"Go Figure: An Invitational Figurative Show," Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. April 4. Through April 27.

Louise Philbrick and Tony Wolf, Aucocisco Galleries, Portland. 775-2222. April 4-6.


Portland Public Library: "The Sea Within Us: Iconically Maritime in Fashion and Design," presented by Maine Maritime Museum, through June 14.

Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland: "Dan DenDanto and Frank DenDanto: BUMP," installation of bones from whales that likely died in collisions with ships' propellers, through April 7.

University of Southern Maine (Woodbury Campus Center), Portland: Faculty art exhibition, through Wednesday.

University of Southern Maine (Glickman Library), Portland: Gary M. Green, "Terrain Vague," black-and-white photographs, through May 3.

Space Gallery, Portland: "World Banksters," whimsical postcards take aim at corruption in banking industry; Anne Buckwalter: "Gone Along are the Animals," circus-inspired gouache paintings; "Moon Moves (So Slowly)," multi-media installation by Friendly Falcons; and "X-ray (SPACE)", window exhibition by Carly Glovinksi; through Friday.

Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland: "A Stitch in Time," drawings by Gergana Rupchina, through Saturday.

PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Melonie Bennett, "Bad (expletive)," photographs documenting nightclubs and a party cruise with Kid Rock, through Saturday. 317-6721.

Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland: "Lovecraft: A Darker Key," group show, through May 1.

Katie Made Bakery, Portland: Lisa Dombek, mixed media/white series, through Saturday. 771-0994.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland: "Perigord: Moods and Memory," encaustic paintings by Cheslye Ventimiglia, through April 30. 773-6011.

Gleason Fine Art, Portland: Tom Curry, "New Work," through Friday; "Spring!", art by Henry Isaacs, Anne Ireland, Andrea Peters, Karen Tusinski and Carole Hanson, through April 26. 699-5599.

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: Kalaisha Watrous, "Afterthoughts," through Wednesday. 253-6808.

Planned Parenthood of New England, Portland: "Healing Works," art as therapy works by Toni Jo Coppa and Karen Merritt, through Sunday.

Greenhut Galleries, Portland: "Marching Forth," group show, through Saturday.

Rose Contemporary, Portland: "The New Landscape," work by Lydia Badger, Hilary Irons and Erik Weisenburger, through April 19.

3Fish Gallery, Portland: "AW@3Fish," group exhibit of Addison Woolley Gallery artists, through Friday.

Dogfish Cafe, Portland: Loretta Turner, "Exploring Visions," gouache, acrylic, pastels and ink, through April 27. 253-5400.

University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "Worldview," third installation of "Maine Women Pioneers III," through May 12.

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: "Ongoing: A Multi-Media Exhibit," works by gallery artists in painting, pottery and glass, through Saturday.

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