September 12, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries


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“Floating II” by Carol Sloane from their exhibition “Water & Wood” at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

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“Winter Walk” by Liz Hoag from “New Works” at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth.

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"Maine-ly British Brass," tribute to the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble and the London Brass by USM employees and alumni, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $15; $5 for students; $10 for seniors. 8 p.m. Friday.

Pianist George Lopez, "Back to Bach" and works by Mendelssohn and Copland, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Friday.


"West Side Story," classic musical about rival gangs, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Wednesday and Sept. 19; 8 p.m. Friday and Tuesday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 28.

"Indoor/Outdoor," light comedy about an indoor cat that longs for the wild outdoors, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 29.

"Rent," Tony-award-winning musical with adult themes and language; children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult; Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $15; $10 for seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Sept. 21.

"The Secret of Comedy," Aqua City Actors Theatre presentation of Maine playwright Michael Kimball's dark comedy, Waterville Opera House. $12; $10 for seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. Friday to Sunday.

Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience," musical presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $28 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Through Sept. 29.


"The Sound of Music," classic musical, Portland Players, South Portland. Children (by appointment), 10:30 a.m. Saturday; ages 16 and older (open call), 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.



Portland Museum of Art: "Winslow Homer's Civil War," wood engravings and prints from Homer's days as an "embedded" artist in the Union Army, and Ahmed Alsoudani: "Redacted," paintings and drawings from New York-based Iraqi artist and MECA graduate, through Dec. 8.

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: "Thundered Over the Tide," 200th anniversary of the battle of The Boxer and The Enterprise, through Oct. 25; "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26.

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Harold Garde, "Garde Addendum," through Oct. 25.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Perspectives on Modern and Contemporary Art," paintings by Rackstraw Downes and others, through Sunday; "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, through Oct. 13; "This Mighty Scourge of War," art of the Civil War, through Jan. 5.

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.

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.

Saco Museum: "Works by Living Innovations," through Sept. 30 (Dyer Library); "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; "Lawrence Dolby: Photographs of the Saco Central Fire Station," through November.

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.

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“A Bouquet is Born – (Rhapsody with Blue),” oil on canvas by Kennebunk artist Ann Legg, from “Bold Colors,” the exhibition of her work continuing through Sept. 26 at the Dogfish Bar and Grill in Portland.

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“Rocks at Trundy Point” by John Santoro from “New Works” at Elizabeth Moss Galleries in Falmouth.

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“Sacred Heart,” oil on panel by Thomas Connolly, from “Ensemble,” the exhibition of his work continuing through Sept. 28 at Greenhut Galleries in Portland.

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