August 15, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Underhill #2,” acrylic by Irma Cerese from “Suggestion: Landscape,” an exhibition of her work continuing through Sept. 22 at Landing Gallery in Rockland.

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“Game,” oil on panel by super-realist Italian painter Laura Bianchi, from the exhibition of her work continuing through Sept. 1 at Goobies in Boothbay Harbor.

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THURSDAY

VentiCordi Chamber Music, Concert III: Music for winds and strings, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. $20; $15 for seniors; $5 for ages 18 and under. venticordi.com. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Barber, San Martin and Brahms, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $30; $25 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under (tickets required). pcmf.org. 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday.

FRIDAY

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Program Nine: Works by Janacek and Beethoven, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill. $15 to $30. kneisel.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 25.

Salt Bay Chamberfest, Brentano String Quartet plays Ives, Bartok and Schumann, Darrows Barn at Round Top Farm, Damariscotta. $30; $5 for students. saltbaychamberfest.org. 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Salt Bay Chamberfest Family Concert, Brentano String Quartet plays new student compositions of the Music & Nature Camp, Dvorak and other nature-inspired works, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Free. saltbaychamberfest.org. 11 a.m.

TUESDAY

Organist Ray Cornils and the Kotzschmar Festival Brass, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10 in advance; $15 day of show; $5 for ages 12 to 21; free for ages 12 and under. 553-4363. 7:30 p.m.

Opera House Arts: Chamber Music Series, Trio Neuvo featuring Leah Zelnick, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington. $20. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m.

Portland Symphony Orchestra KinderKonzert, "Peter and the Wolf" by the PSO Woodwind Quintet, Kennebunk Free Library. Free. kennebunklibrary.org. 6:30 p.m.

AUG. 22

DaPonte String Quartet: "Late in the Season," featuring guest artists Edward Allman on double bass, Joshua Gordon on cello and Mark Simons on clarinet, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay. $25; includes gardens admission. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

• DANCE

Maine State Ballet: "Don Quixote," ballet full of spirited dancing and colorful costumes, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $17 to $23; $2 discount for ages 12 and younger and seniors ages 62 and older. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

Bridgman/Packer Dance: "Voyeur," multi-layered experience based on the work of painter Edward Hopper, Stonington Opera House. $20 to $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.

• THEATER

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice starring Clay Aiken, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Wednesday and Aug. 22; 8 p.m. Friday and Tuesday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 25.

"Mary Poppins," Maine State Music Theatre musical based on classic Disney film, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $36 to $52. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Tuesday and Aug. 22; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 24.

Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," musical spectacle, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors; $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday; 8 p.m. Friday.

"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Thursday.

"All Shook Up," high-energy jukebox musical with many Elvis Presley favorites, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32, $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," musical suitable for all ages presented by Lincoln County Community Theater, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15; $8 for ages 18 and younger. lcct.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

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