Wednesday, December 11, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
John Bolton as Frederick Frankenstein and Brad Nacht as the monster in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of “Young Frankenstein,” opening Wednesday and continuing through July 27.
Courtesy photo by Jeff Bellante
“Call Gramma,” burnishing clay on panel by Adriane Herman from her exhibition “Finish Lines,” continuing through Aug. 10 at Rose Contemporary in Portland.
Courtesy of Rose Contemporary
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Artists of Tomorrow, chamber music of all periods, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $10. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 2 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 2 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 6:30 p.m. July 11.
2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Three: Works by Schubert, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, community concert: Chamber music of all periods, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 1:30 p.m. Friday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Fridays concert: Music by Ives, Gershwin, Barber and Copland, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Festival Extra concert: Chamber music of all periods, First Parish Congregational Church, Yarmouth. Free. bowdoinfestival.org. 4 p.m. Saturday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Monday Sonatas concert: Music by Prokofiev, Beethoven, Enescu and Ravel, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.
DaPonte String Quartet: "Three by Three," string trios by Beethoven, Schubert and Dohnanyi, Centennial Hall, Harpswell. $25. DaPonte.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, Wednesday Upbeat! concert, music by Mahler, Schnittke and Bolcom, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $40. bowdoinfestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Met Opera Summer Encore Series, HD broadcast of "Armida," Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $18; $15 for ages 65 and older; $10 for students. 935-9232. 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday.
DaPonte String Quartet: "Three by Three," string trios by Beethoven, Schubert and Dohnanyi, St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Boothbay Harbor. $25. DaPonte.org. 7:30 p.m. July 11.
Bowdoin International Music Festival, People Plus concert, student musicians from around the world, Thornton Oaks, Brunswick. Free. 729-0757. 2 p.m. July 11.
2013 Chamber Music Festival, Bion Cram Library, Fryeburg. $15; $10 for seniors and students. imaifestival.org. 7:30 p.m. July 11. Through
Bates Dance Festival, "Show & Tell" by Nejla Yatkin/NY2 Dance, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston. Free. batesdancefestival.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie," musical comedy, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday.
"The Hound of the Baskervilles," Sherlock Holmes spoof, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 2 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
"The Knight of the Burning Pestle," comedy presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $28 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday. Through Aug. 16.
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," musical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $18; $16 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.
"Spamalot," musical comedy based on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Boothbay Playhouse. $23; $19 for ages 17 and under. boothbayplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Wednesday and July 11. Through July 13.
"Les Miserables," Broadway musical about early 19th-century Paris, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick. $52, $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday to July 11. Through July 13.
"Chicago," musical set in the Roaring '20s, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. July 11. Through July 14.
"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 15.
"Who?", one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $15 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 5:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.
"Young Frankenstein," musical comedy based on classic Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. July 11. Through July 27.
"The Sound of Music," classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. July 11. Through July 27.
Disney's "Mulan Jr.," Midcoast Youth Theater production, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $10; $8 for seniors and students. 751-2619. 7 p.m. July 11. Through July 13.
"Arsenic and Old Lace," parts for three women and 11 men; performances are Sept. 20 to Oct. 6, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. 329-0746. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and July 11.
• ART MUSEUMS
Asherah Cinnamon: "Celebration, Tradition and Change," Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 29.
Portland Museum of Art: "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the U.S. to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25; "A Taste of Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. portlandmuseum.org
Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26; "Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, through Aug. 26. mainehistory.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through July 14; Katherine Bradford, "AUGUST," recent paintings with an ocean theme, through Sept. 1; "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, through Oct. 13. bowdoin.edu/art-museum
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: "Robert E. Peary and His Northern World," through Dec. 31; "Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World," through Jan. 6; "Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, through Oct. 15; "That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Saco Museum: "John Haley's Civil War," artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org
Museums of Old York, York: "The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," highlights one of York's most distinguished early families, through Oct. 19. oldyork.org
Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials; and "The Tourist of 1913," costumes, artifacts and more, through Sept. 14. brickstoremuseum.org
Ogunquit Museum of American Art: "Sixty Works -- 60 Years," 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection, and "Henry Strater: A Life in Art," family photos and artwork, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Stories of the Land and Its People," the history of midcoast communities through art, through Sept. 1; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," items reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22; Andrew Wyeth, "Her Room," 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies, through Nov. 17; "Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum," "American Treasures: Small Treasures," small-scale work from the museum collection, and "American Treasures: Maine Voices," views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, through Dec. 29; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5; "American Treasures: Other Voices," contemporary art from the museum collection, "American Treasures: Family and Friends," renderings of artists' relatives and acquaintances, and "American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea," paintings of Maine ocean scenes and coastlines, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org
Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: "InDivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas," Smithsonian exhibition exploring race, culture and integration into American society, through Aug. 4; "N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archaeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, through October; "2013 Waponahki Student Art Show," art by Passamaquoddy and Penobscot students from early childhood education to high school, through Oct. 31; "Wabanaki Guides," the legacy of Wabanaki people serving as guides for European and American explorers, cartographers, tourists and artists from the 1600s to present, through December. abbemuseum.org
Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: "For Those in Peril: Shipwrecks, Memorials, and Rescues," interactive exhibits, marine art, portraits, photographs and models, through Oct. 20. penobscotmarinemuseum.org
L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley: "Gift of Glacier: The Maine Landscape," paintings by 23 Maine artists, through Oct. 15. gwh.org/lcbates
University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor: Emily Trenholm, "Monhegan: A New Perspective"; Joanne Freeman, "Three Chords"; Rachelle Agundes & Sean Downey, "Travel in My Borrowed Lives"; and young curators, "Lightscapes"; through Sept. 21. umma.umaine.edu
• ART GALLERIES
First Friday Art Walk, galleries and museums open for free, plus street performers and vendors, downtown Portland. gleasonfineart.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Tim Christensen: "Drawing on Porcelain," Kevin Beers: "Monhegan Island," and Timothy Brooke: "Out of Africa," Gleason Fine Art, Portland. gleasonfineart.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 27 and Aug. 17.
"Animal Dreams," group exhibition exploring the relationships between humans and animals, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). portlandlibrary.com. Opens Friday. Through July 27.
"Two If By Sea...", water views and transportation unique to coastal Maine, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 31.
"Studies of Portland: Portrayals of Seaside Urbanity," Constellation Gallery, Portland. constellationart.com. Reception, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 22.
Natalie Lanese: "Popscapes," collage and pop patterns, Space Gallery, Portland. space538.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 16.
Robert Saunders: "Having Said That," 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 27.
"LOVE of ME," photographs that capture the beauty of Maine, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 31.
"ARTCADE," outrageous games created by local artists, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. megperrycenter.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Don Warming: "New Works," one-day exhibition of paintings plus works by Ansel Sterling, Peaks Island Community Center. 766-2970. 2:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Kennebec Valley Art Association: "The Vaughan Legacy," special exhibition celebrating the Vaughan family legacy in Hallowell, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 27.
Jaap Eduard Helder and Jody Johnstone, paintings and pottery, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 28.
Frederick C. Packard, paintings, Saco River Theatre, Buxton. 929-6472. Opening reception, 4 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through Sunday.
Stephen Delaney, photography, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. justuschickens.net. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through July 31.
"Explorations: A Duet Exhibition," paintings by Anne Richter and sculptural ceramics by Dan Greenfeld, Frost Farm Gallery, Norway. frostfarmgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 27.
"Artistic Differences," group show, PicassoWhat, Rockland. 593-8109. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 31.
"Form and Flow," ceramic artist Tom Fontaine, watercolor and pencil artist Wally Schweighauser and photographer Leon Vanella, River Arts, Damariscotta. riverartsme.org. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through July 17.
Jim Condron: "I Quit," Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. yvettetorresfineart.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 17.
Eric Leppanen: "Afterlife," use of found and reclaimed paint to create pattern based-works, Asymmetrick Arts, Rockland. 594-2020. Opens Friday. Through July 26.
"The Thread That Connects," fiber-themed group show, Sunnyfield Studio Gallery, West Newfield. sunnyfieldstudio.com. Opens Saturday. Through July 28.
Jeanne O'Toole Hayman: "Spectrum," Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com. Opening reception, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through July 30.
Tom Chapin, Kate Beck and Ellen Golden, ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 3.
"Shades of Summer," group show, Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown. 449-8215. Artist reception, 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through July 14.
Marion Wilson and Abby Carter: "The Influence of Friendship," Maine Coast Artist Gallery, Friendship. mainecoastartist.com. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
Summer Group Show, Wells Public Library. 646-8181. Reception, 11 a.m. Saturday. Through July 31.
"Maine and America in the 20th Century," recent acquisitions of 20th-century American paintings and new works by contemporary New England artists, Wiscasset Bay Gallery, Wiscasset. wiscassetbaygallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 9.
Tom Glover, paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. frostgullygallery.com. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 25.
Robert Hamilton: "You Might as Well Fly," Modernist paintings, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. July 11. Through July 27.
Kathleen Galligan and Russell Wray: "Nature and Nurture," Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. littlefieldgallery.com. Artists' reception, 5 to 7 p.m. July 11. Through Aug. 6.
University of Southern Maine (Osher Map Library), Portland: "Torn in Two: 150th Anniversary of the Civil War," traveling exhibition, through Aug. 22. usm.maine.edu/maps
PhoPa Gallery, Portland: Barbara Putman, "Printmakers in Conversation," woodcuts, through Aug. 10. phopagallery.com
Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, Portland: Alexander Kreher, "Under Your Skin," photography portraits of tattooed individuals, through Friday. sanctuarytattoo.com
Rose Contemporary, Portland: Adriane Herman, "Finish Lines," clay-burning art, through Aug. 10. rosecontemporary.com
University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: "Dirigo," works by 18 artists who embody Maine's motto "I Lead" ("Women Pioneers III" exhibition), through July 21. une.edu/artgallery
Fogg Lighting, Portland: Emily Trenholm, "Light Moves," through Aug. 6. 797-7568.
Macpage LLC, South Portland: "Still-Life and Objects," more than 50 paintings, photographs and sculptures by Maine artists, through Aug. 30. 523-3381.
Elizabeth Moss Galleries, Falmouth: Rick Green, "Topographical Landscapes," encaustic paintings, through July 11; "Surface, Light and Structure," work by Frances Hynes, Richard Keen and Lyle Salmi, through July 21. elizabethmossgalleries.com
Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: "Summer Light," landscapes and seascapes by John Bowdren, William Hallett, Bobbi Heath, Sandi Ste. George and Neil Wyrick, through July 31. 846-7777.
Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth: "Green Thoughts in Green Shade," contour drawings of the backyard by Joe Klofas, through July 13. yarmouthlibrary.org
Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: Maine College of Art alumni show, through Monday. thosmoser.com
Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick: Emilie Stark-Menneg, "Shake that Bird," through July 26. colemanburke.com
University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: "Now You See It, Now You Don't," provocative oil paintings by Anita Clearfield, through Aug. 5. 284-6394.
Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford: "Three Point Perspective: The Van Campens of Maine," through July 20. feedtheengine.org
Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): "The Harry Nadler Collection," 37 paintings by American Modernist, through Sept. 2. fryeburgacademy.org
Barn Gallery, Ogunquit: "Regional Artists: An Open, Juried Show," featuring Michael Culver and Michael Palmer, through July 27. barngallery.org
The Hive, Kennebunk: INDEX at The Hive group exhibition, through July 14. thehivekennebunk.com
Kennebunk Free Library: Donald LaRochelle, "Coastal Maine & Inland New Hampshire by a Retired Engineer," through July 31. kennebunklibrary.com
Vance and Anne Morgan Gallery, Kittery: "One Community -- One Future," group exhibit, through Aug. 31. kitterycommunitycenter.org
Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Sean Greene, "Suggestions," abstract paintings, through Sunday. 338-0555.
Waterfall Arts, Belfast: "Richard Norton Belfast: 1978-1988 and Invitational," more than 100 of Norton's hand-printed, black-and-white photo-journalistic images of Belfast and Waldo County, through Aug. 23. waterfallarts.org
Stable Gallery, Damariscotta: "Big! Bad! Bold!", paintings, ceramics, fiber arts, glass, furniture, woodwork and sculpture by Maine artists, through July 11. stablegallerymaine.com.
Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Hannah Ineson, representational paintings, through July 23. savorymainedining.com
Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston: "Through the Lens," photography exhibit and competition, through Aug. 2. lyceumgallery.com
L/A Arts Community Gallery, Lewiston: "First Slice of Cake: The Early Works of Dan Cake," through July 19. laarts.org
Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Tom Ferrero, "Layers of Maine," through Aug. 23. harlowgallery.org
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: Duncan Hewitt and Claire Seidl, "What Was, Is," sculpture, paintings and photographs; Peter Soriano, "Bagaduce," recent drawings and wall works; Anne Hepler, "New Work," printmaking, installation and sculpture; and Lesia Sochor and Crystal Cawley, "Dress Shop," works incorporating found paper; through Sunday. cmcanow.org
Haynes Galleries, Thomaston: Vincent Giarrano, "Truth and Beauty," and Linden Frederick, "Untold Stories," through July 27. haynesgalleries.com
Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: "Significant Works," 16 gallery artists, through Saturday. 594-5935.
CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: "New Work: New Ideas," curated show by gallery artists, through Friday. craftonelm.com
Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Roy Germon: "Points of View," paintings, through Sunday. littlefieldgallery.com
Blue Water Fine Arts, Port Clyde: Barbara Ernst Prey, "The Print Show," through July 18. bluewaterfinearts.com
Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc: "Birds of Maine," paintings by Father Paul Plante, through July 30. 864-3091.