Greater Portland

Auditions, Calls for Art

Durham Community School PTA, seeking crafters, business owners for a fair on Nov. 19 at the Durham Community School Gymnasium, 654 Hallowell Road, $20 for 8-foot table, proceeds support field trip funding, FMI, Nancy Decker at [email protected], 751-1323 or Laurel Gervais at [email protected]

Freeport Historical Society, seeking 6-8 actors for its “Ghosts of Freeport’s Past” event held Oct. 21-22, 27-29, FMI, Katie, [email protected], 865-3170.

Munjoy Hill Neighborhood Organization, seeking food vendors, artists, street goods vendors and nonprofits for the We Love Munjoy Hill Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at East End Community School, applications at

Books & Authors

Thursday 10/20

“Deep Secrets” by Niobe Way: Author Talk and Q&A, 7-9 p.m., Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library.

Sunday 10/23

“A Life Turned Sideways:” The Breast Cancer Diaries, Ann Murray Paige, 4-5:00 p.m. talk, book signing 5-6 p.m., UNE’s College of Pharmacy.

Tuesday 10/25

The Yarmouth Historical Society Book Group, 7 p.m., Yarmouth Historical Society, 3rd Floor, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, discussion of “The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience” by Kirstin Downey.


Friday 10/28

“An Evening of Comedy” to benefit the Cancer Community Center, 8 p.m., USM Abromson Center, Portland, $35 reserved, $25 general admission.


Portland Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 774-5554, full schedule at


Thursday 10/20

“Damnationland:” The Way Life Should Bleed, premiere of short Maine-made horror films, Nickelodeon Cinemas, Temple St., Portland. Films, tickets, show times:

Sunday 10/23

“Soul Surfer,” Community Movie Night, 5 p.m., First Parish Fellowship Hall, 116 Main St., Yarmouth, open to the public, suggested donation, $3/person, $10/family, drinks/goodies provided, pizza slices $1.

Thursday 10/27

“Travels by Canoe in Alaska’s Western Arctic,” wilderness journey of words and photographs by emmy award-winner and documentary filmmaker Richard Kahn, 7:30 p.m., 39 Harpswell Road, Schwartz Outdoor Leadership Center, free, 725-3396.

Sunday 10/30

Premier of Bluestocking Films: Films by Women, 4 p.m., $5, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland.


Wednesday 10/19

Yarmouth Art Festival, juried show of painting, sculpture, photography, etching and digital media, Oct. 19-22, artists’ reception, Thursday 5:30-8 p.m.; weekdays 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free admission, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 396 Gilman Road, Yarmouth, FMI,

Friday 10/21

“The Artisans Collective,” mixed media group exhibit and sale, 5-7 p.m. public reception, Royal Bean, 18 Yarmouth Crossing Dr., off Main St., Yarmouth, FMI, 846-7967.

Saturday 10/22

“Drawing the Line #9” opening reception 3-5 p.m., June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, exhibit runs through Nov. 18.

Maine Artisans and Crafters Exhibit, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Falmouth American Legion Hall, 65 Depot Road, Falmouth, Rita Pomarico, 712-2788.

Friday 10/28

Exhibit opening at the June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., two days only, Oct. 28, 5-8 p.m. and Oct. 29 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Susan Amons, Todd Bezold, Kate Chappell, Lindsay Hancock, Pat Hardy, Robin MacCarthy, Gail Page, Michael Stasiuk, Michael Walek, Diane Bowie Zaitlin.

Saturday 10/29

Carlo Pittore: Day of 1000 Drawings, sale/silent auction; award ceremony for the Carlo Pittore Foundation’s artists’ grants winners; and a screening of the trailer for the upcoming film “Carlo Pittore: Maine Master,” 12-5 p.m., Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick (in the Winter’s Farmer’s Market space; look for signs), or 809-9670.


A Fine Thing Gallery: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Forest Ave., Portland, 699-2919,

Addison Woolley Gallery, New Work by Alan Sockloff, Norm Proulx and Bethany Mitchell, exhibit through Oct. 29, 132 Washington Ave., corner of Fox St., Portland, 450-8499,

Addo Novo, 490 Congress St., Portland,

Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, USM Portland, 780-5008,

Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154,

Art Gallery at UNE, “Where to Draw the Line,” exhibition of children’s book illustrators, 2011 Maine Drawing Project, exhibit through Oct. 30, Westbrook College campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499 or

Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443,

Arthur Fink’s Studio/Gallery, 145 Newbury St., Portland, 615-5722.

Artist and Craftsman Supply, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272

Art Loft Gallery, paintings and silk hangings by Helen Farnham, wood engraved hand pulled prints by Tony Kulik, metal sculpture and furniture by Jim Millers, second floor, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, newest work by Betina Clark, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Aucocisco Gallery, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 775-2222 or

The Blue Spoon, 89 Congress St., Portland,

Biddeford Savings Bank, 360 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-3004.

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

Borealis Bistro, 182 Ocean Ave., Portland, 541-9600.

Bridge Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland,, 712-9499.

Cambridge Coffee Bar and Bakehouse, 740 Broadway, South Portland,

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700 or

Carolyn Walton Gallery, 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585 or

Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260 or

Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334 or

Clayton’s Cafe, 447 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, FMI, 846-1117.

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, 252-9520.

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Cygnet Gallery, “Figurative Show,” with Dewitt Hardy, Janet Manyan, Tim Gaydos, George and Dadee Burk, Pat Hardy, Hara Harding, Janet Ledoux, Elizabeth Kelley and M.L. Norton and more, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925; 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

Domaine Gallery, “New: Elemental/Essential Photography,” by John G. Kelley, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270 or

Earth and Soul, indigenous artists from around the world and local artists, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Eli Phant, Cyanotype Prints by Anna Low, Munjoy Hill, Portland,, Sally Struever, 253-9943.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Lori Ingraham: “Foliage,” and Harry Nadler (1930- 1990): “Sightings,” exhibit through Dec. 4, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620,

Ember Grove Gallery, 247 B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408 or

“Emergence: The History and Restoration of Etz Chaim Synagogue,” photo essay by Tama Silverstein Louden, through Dec. 16, Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM, 314 Forest Ave., Portland.

emilie inc., photography, 227 Congress St., Portland, 272-2285.

Falmouth Memorial Library, “Ships and Shores and Water Things,” photographer by Jack Nordby, through mid-November, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough,, 883-5720.

Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932 or

Fore River Gallery, 613 Congress St., Portland, 252-6728.

Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084,

“Forgotten Transport” photography by Jonathan M. Dunitz, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462,

Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426 or

Free Street Gallery at MECA, “Personal Views: The One O’clock Group” 10 Artists, 87 Free St., Portland, Dee Adams, 653-7271.

Freeport Community Library, Mary Berry Paintings, contemporary landscapes, through October, 10 Library Dr., Freeport, 865-3307.

Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.

Front Room Gallery, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.

Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505 or

Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200 ext. 226.

Gem Gallery, 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.

Gleason Fine Art Portland, “Sara Gray: Transitions,” photography show, exhibit through Nov. 30, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, [email protected]

Greenhut Galleries, “Standing in Place,” new work by Mary Bourke, exhibit through Oct. 29, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

The Green Hand Bookshop, “Fuzzy Allotropes 2,” drawings by Michael Connor, exhibit through October, 661 Congress St., Portland, 450-6695.

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.

Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, Bonnie Faulkner, 846-0817,

Holly Ready Studio, oil and gouache paintings by Holly Ready, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027 or

ICA at MECA, Fracturing the Burning Glass: Between Mirror and Meaning, with artists Gwenael Belanger, Susan Leopold, Daniel Rozin, and Alyson Shotz, 522 Congress St., Portland,, 775-3052.

Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522 or

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, “Drawing the Line #8,” drawings by Avy Clair, through Oct. 27, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, 772-1961,

June LaCombe SCULPTURE, by appointment, Hawk Ridge Farm, 90 Minot Road, Pownal, 688-4468,

The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, Rebecca Goodale, 228-8014.

Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.

The Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.

Larson Fine Art Gallery, new work by David Henning Larson, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221,

Lewis Gallery at Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700,

Lifeworks Chiropractic, artwork by Mark Nutt, Foreside Place, 202 U.S. Route 1, Suite 100, Falmouth, 781-7911, call for viewing times.

The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth,

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Color My World: An interactive art exhibit, Long Island, Maggie Carle, [email protected], 766-2940.

Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759 or

Maine Charitable Mechanics Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, Jill Cournoyer, 878-8896.

Maine College of Art, “My Other Hat”: An Exhibition of work by Maine Art Teachers, on display through Oct. 21, Zane Head and Hall Galleries, 522 Congress St., Portland,

Maine Medical Center, paintings for sale by Freeport artist Janice L. Moore, portion of proceeds to benefit The Arts at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland,, [email protected]

The Maine Potters Market, “Now we’re cooking!” fine pottery by Jacqueline Hickey, through Oct. 30, 376 Fore St., Portland, Anne Samson, 774-1633.

Maine Roaster’s Coffee, Photo exhibit by Cathi Mavodones, through Oct. 31, U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth.

Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, 228-2056.

Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609,

Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., Portland, 772-0689,

Mercy Yarmouth, “Reflections of Joy” exhibit by Margareta “Meta” McDonald, through fall, open to public from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 385 Route 1, Yarmouth.

Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

Moxie Studio and Gallery, landscape, still life paintings, by appointment, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Gallery, “Entropy in Maine: Photographs by Jonathan Rundell,” exhibit through Oct. 28, 148 Main St., Yarmouth, 847-5423,

Open Concepts Gallery & Studios, Cove Street Art Center, 50 Cove St., Portland, 772-3822.

Paula Banks Consulting and Two Lights Home Care, Pond Cove Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth,

Ponomo, jewelry, handbags and accessories by Hannah Tarkinson, 142 High St., Suite 307, Portland,

Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance, 548 Congress St., Portland,

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., second floor, Portland, Elliott Teel, 228-5829, [email protected]

Portland Public Library, AIGA Maine annual exhibit, “Good Design is Good Business: The Elements of Branding,” through Dec. 30, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Rabelais, 86 Middle St., Portland, 774-1044,

Radiant Light Gallery, Thom Adams fine art and documentary photography, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Richard Boyd Pottery Art Gallery,”Diversity,” group exhibit through Oct. 30, 5 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097,

Rise Photography, “New Moon,” work by Meghan Donahue, Matthew Robbins photography, Alicia Allen jewelry, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204,

Rose Contemporary, “intimate abstraction,” artists Judith Allen-Efstathiou, James Chute, Clink Fulkerson, Jessica Gandolf, Bridget Jones, Tanja Kunz, Bridget Spaeth, Ling-wen Tsai, and Henry Wolyniec, through Oct. 29, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700,

The Royal Bean Cafe, Main St., Yarmouth, 829-5082.

Running with Scissors Gallery, Recent Works by Christopher Graham, through Oct. 30, 54 Cove St., Portland, 699-4242.

Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland,

Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, Michael Hofheimer, 767-8090.

South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.

Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600,

St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568,

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland,

Susan Maasch Fine Art, “Two From the Biennial: Clint Fulkerson and Jon Edwards,” and solo exhibition by Kate Russo, “New Paintings,” 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955 or

Sylvia Kania Gallery, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.

Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.

Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590,

Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, “Celebrate Women Artists in Maine,” featuring Jill Hoy and Anne Ireland, 20+ artists, Thos. Moser fall art show, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, photography by Dawn Herrick, 516 Congress St., Portland,, Orion Breen, 874-9868.

USM Glickman Family Library, 7th floor, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus.

USM Osher Map Library, USM Portland,

USM Wishcamper Center, USM Portland, 780-4270, 34 Bedford St., Portland.

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland,

VoxPhotographs, for viewing invitation and location, 232-1214 or [email protected]

Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland,, 780-0700,

The wonderful gallery/FINE ART, “Everything is Illuminated,” new paintings by Janice Moore, 152 Main St., Freeport, 865-6077,

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery, 336 Main St. Yarmouth, 846-7777; second location, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth,

3Fish Gallery, “Connections in Wood & Print,” new work by Suzanne Hunt and Larinda Meade, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main Street, Anne Ritchie Photographs, 12-6 p.m. weekdays, through Nov. 11, Yarmouth, 846-6264.


The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Garden, guided tours through October, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12-4 p.m. Sunday, $12 adult, $10 senior/student, $3 child, garden is free to the public, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822,

Friday 10/21

“Tales of Terror from Victoria Mansion,” Lynne Cullen shares stories from nineteenth-century writers as the lights are dimmed to gaslight levels, “The Telltale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe and “Dracula’s Guest” by Bram Stoker, Oct. 21 and 22, 6 and 8 p.m., tickets orders at, 772.4841 ext. 10.

Sunday 10/23

Family Fright Night, “King o’ the Cats” by Joseph Jacobs and other spooky folktales for kids 10 and under, 6 p.m., ticket orders at, or 772.4841 ext. 10.

Thursday 10/27

“Gather up the Fragments:” The Andrews Shaker Collection, on view through Feb. 5, 2012, the Portland Museum of Art.


Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, ongoing cultural, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 or

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, by appointment, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330,

International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland,

Maine Historical Society Museum, “Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine,” and “Images of the Longfellow Garden,” current exhibits, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sun.; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. children’s hour Monday and Wednesday; $8 adult, $3 child, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822 or

Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118,

Maine Jewish Museum, formerly called Tree of Life at Etz Chaim, open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, Gary Berenson, 329-9854,

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum, daily trains from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., on the hour, from the museum, 58 Fore St., Portland, 828-0814, tickets, $10 adult, $9 senior, $6 child ages 3-12, price includes admission to museum.

Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland, 871-7188 or

Neal Dow Memorial, 714 Congress St., Portland, tours 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 773-7773,

Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., $5 adults, $2 children age 7+, 157 Spring St., Portland,

Portland Harbor Museum, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337,

Portland Museum of Art, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Maine, on view Aug. 13-Jan. 29, 2012; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; and 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday; free on Fridays 5-9 p.m., first Fridays, Seven Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148,

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum and the Shaker Store, by appointment, U.S. Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597,

Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, Yarmouth,, 793-8569.

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, SMCC campus, off Fort Road, South Portland,, 799-6337.

Victoria Mansion, self-guided tours, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 772-4841,

Yarmouth Historical Society Museum, “Life Along the Royal River,” 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Merrill Memorial Library, Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6259.


Thursday 10/20

Amos Lee, 7:30 p.m., $35 and $25, State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, tickets at Civic Center Box Office, 1-800-745-3000 or

Friday 10/21

Portland Early Music Festival, with 15 Early Music Specialists, through Oct. 23, Memorial Hall, Woodford’s Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, 775-3356, schedule at

Saturday 10/22

Taylor’s Grove, American roots music, 3 p.m., free, South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660, sponsored by Friends of the South Portland Public Library, FMI, 767-7660.

Wednesday 10/26

Standard Issue performing at Grace Restaurant, 15 Chestnut St., Portland, 6-9 p.m., no cover, all ages welcome.

Sunday 10/30

Portland String Quartet 2011-2012 Season Opening Concert, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodfords St., Portland, 2 p.m., pre-concert lecture 1 p.m., PSQ and special guest Earle G. Shettleworth will present the World Premiere of a string quartet by Portland native John Knowles Paine, composed in Portland c.1855.  Also on the program is Walter Piston’s String Quartet No. 1, and Charles Ives’ String Quartet No. 1, “A Revival Service.”  Reception will follow the concert.


Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., first and third Saturday, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102 or [email protected]

David Bullard Songwriter Night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Andy’s Pub, Commercial St.; Solo Night 6 p.m. Thursdays, Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St., Portland.

House Bluegrass, 9 p.m. Mondays, no cover, Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland.

Kirtan!, call and response group chanting meditation, 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Fridays, $5 donation, Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress St., Portland, 799-0054,

Lazy Lightning, Grateful Dead covers and original music, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Big Easy, 55 Market St., or 776-2822.

Theater & Dance

“Hansel & Gretel,” presented by Maine State Ballet, Oct. 22; 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, $15, Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth,, 781-3587.

“The Jungle Book,” presented by the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, Oct. 14-23; Fridays 4 p.m., Saturdays 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Sundays 4 p.m., $8-$9, Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234 ext. 231,

“The Lieutenant of Inishmore,” presented by Mad Horse Theatre, Oct. 6-23; Thursdays 7:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m., $22 adults / $20 students and seniors, pay-what-you-can Thursdays, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland, tickets, 899-3993,

“The Morini Strad,” presented by Portland Stage Company, daily performances Sept. 27 – Oct. 23, tickets $15-$39, Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland, for tickets and showtimes, 774-0465,

“Snow White,” presented by The Theatre Company at Falmouth, Oct. 21-23, 7 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, tickets at door, $5 students and seniors/ $7 adults, Falmouth High School Theater, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth, [email protected]

Thursday 10/20

Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” through Nov. 6. at the Freeport Factory Stage Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7:30 p.m., no performance Thurs., Nov. 3, $19 general admission, $15 students and seniors.

“Spamalot” Merrill Audtiorium, Oct. 20 & 21, 8 p.m., $45-$59/Ovations Members, $50-$65/general public, tickets, PortTix, 842-0800, or visit the box office at Merrill Auditorium.

Thursday 10/27

“Tigers Be Still” at the Studio Theatre at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland, through Nov. 6, $10-$20 with premium tickets also available, or 1-800-838-3006 for ticket information.

Friday 10/28

“The Boy Friend,” presented by Oak Hill Players, Scarborough High School’s Winslow Homer Auditorium, Oct. 28 & 29 and Nov. 3, 4 & 5, 7 p.m.; Oct. 29 and Nov. 5, 1 p.m., $9/adults, $6/seniors, students at the door, FMI, 937-2081.

Saturday 10/29

Haunted House & Costume Ball, 7-11 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, $10 at the door.


Argentine Tango Practice, Wednesday 7-9 p.m., beginner lesson 7 p.m., $10; Ballroom Dance Party, Saturday 8 p.m.- midnight, beginner lesson 7 p.m., $7; Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St., Portland.

Club 188, line dancing instruction, Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9 p.m. intermediate; 9-9:30 p.m. advanced; 188 Warren Ave., Portland.

Greater Portland Community Contradance, first Saturday, 7:15 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. main dance, $9 adult, $5 child, Falmouth Congregational Church Hall, 267 Falmouth Road, new dancers welcome, no partner needed, 756-2201.

Maplewood Dance Center, night classes followed by dance socials on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 383 Warren Ave., Portland, 878-0584,

Irish Set Dancing, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Yarmouth Community Services building, 200 Main St., Yarmouth, [email protected]

Second Saturday Contradance, 6 p.m. family dance; 7:30 p.m. potluck; 8 p.m. beginner lesson; 8:30-12 p.m. dance, $10 adult/ $7 student or senior, bring clean shoes, Wescustogo Hall, U.S. Route 115, North Yarmouth, 233-4325, [email protected] or 318-8746, [email protected]

Square Dancing Classes, by Mix ‘n Mingle Square Dancing Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through April, ages 9 and up, $3, no experience necessary, Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Road, Scarborough, [email protected]

Mid Coast

Books, Authors

Wednesday 10/19

Fall Science Read Series, talk by Gene Clough, “Mars: What We Know and How We Know It,” noon, free, sponsored by Cornerstones of Science, Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242.


Tuesday 10/25

“Fright Night,” 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, Bath, viewing “Psycho.”

Thursday 10/27

“Love Hate Love,” 7:30 p.m., Smith Auditorium, Sills Hall, Bowdoin College, free.


The Dreamland Theater film series on second and fourth Thursdays, Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath, 6 p.m., free/$5 suggested donation, presented by Sagadahoc Preservation Inc., film listings at


Friday 10/21

Friday Art Walk, Bath, 5-8 p.m., last Friday artwalk of the season.


11 Pleasant St. Arts Center, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 319-6057 or

Allen & Selig Realty, landscapes and seascapes by Claudette Gamache, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 15 Vine St., Bath, 443-2200 or

The Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, Brunswick; 721-3099,

Bayview Gallery, “Her Mark,” 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500, Patricia Boissevain, 729-5500,

Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.

Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455 or

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, [email protected]

Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242,

The Eleven Pleasant Street Gallery, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016 or [email protected]

Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick,, 725-8820.

Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081 or

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098 or [email protected]

Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.

The Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, 607-4002,

Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell,, Guy Saldanha, [email protected], 841-9812.

ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.

Little Dog Coffee, 87 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820.

Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, 442-8577 or

Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678,

Markings Gallery, “A Colorful Palette” paintings by Annette Kearney, Heidi Daub, Ann Sklar, Liz Messler, and Natasha Kempers-Cullen; and “Delicious Wool, Local Color” Seacolor yarns and Maine Blanket by Nanne Kennedy, both exhibits through Oct. 31, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914,

Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.

Sarah Greenier Gallery, Maine, marine and coastal paintings, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717,

Summer Island Studio, “Totems of Land and Sea,” by watercolorist and Asian brush painter, Jean Kigel, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.

Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, 729-8033,

Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727 or

VSA arts of Maine, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016,

Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick,, 725-8820.


Saturday 10/22

Performance by Singer/Songwriters Lynn Deeves, Trina Hamlin and Coleen Sexton, 7:30 p.m., Frontier Cafe, Brunswick. Tickets $13 advance, $15 at door.

Sunday 10/23

“Songs of Samhain:” A Celtic Halloween at Winter Street Center, “Myth and Music” with Castlebay, Gaelic singer Holly Morrison and bagpiper Sue Mack, 7:30 p.m. $12 adults/ $5 children, Winter Street Center, Bath, 529-5438, or email [email protected]

Saturday 10/29

Nor’easters Parade of Harmony, 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Brunswick, costumes encouraged, tickets, $25, at Now You’re Cooking, Bath or Gulf of Maine Books, Brunswick, limited seating, FMI, Charlie 353-2464.



Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, 725-3275.

Maine Maritime Museum, open daily 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316 or

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, “Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” exhibition through Dec. 6, 2011, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Sundays; closed Mondays, 725-3416,

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, “CSI Brunswick: The Forensic Work of Dr. Frank Whittier,” and “Pejepscot’s Early Scots-Irish History,” Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., free, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, 729-6606.


Thursday 10/27

“Doll House,” 8 p.m., Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College. Free.


Sage Swingers, Square and Round Dance Club, 6:30 p.m. Monday round dance workshops, Coffin School Cafeteria, Barrows St., Brunswick; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday square dance workshops, Jordan Acres School Cafeteria, Brunswick, 389-2568 or

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