“Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection,” Shaker furniture, printed works, visual art, tools, textiles and small crafts, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; Through Feb. 5.

“Focus on India,” photographs by Lawrence Elbroch, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. 439-5671. Through Feb. 1.

Michele A. Caron, paintings in gouache, egg tempera and sign lettering enamels, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. 846-6264. today.

“Barry: The Art Exhibition,” paintings, sculpture and pen-and-ink drawings by Edith Cleaves Barry, contines at Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. 985-4802.

“Art 200: Fundamentals of Art,” works by UMFK art students, University of Maine (Blake Library), Fort Kent. 834-7527. Through Jan. 29.

“Beast in Show,” works by Susan Mathias and Nancy McGinnis, benefits area animal organizations, continues at Monkitree, Gardiner. 512-4679.

History of Maine’s Gateway City, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. 443-1316. Through Feb. 14.

Charles Thompson, plein air paintings celebrating nature, continues at University of New England Campus Center, Biddeford.

“In The Forest By The Sea” Paintings by Jada Fitch, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Jan. 30.

“Eye Catchers,” art to please the eye and tickle the senses, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Through Jan. 30.

New and recent photographs by Thomas Birtwistle, Cole Caswell and Bryan Graf, Zero Station Art, Design, Framing, Portland. 347-700; Through Feb. 1.

“John Hultberg and Monhegan Island: The Man, The Place and his Dreams,” Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art). 935-9232. Through Jan. 21.

“Bad Seed #3,” Maine artist J.T. Gibson, Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland. Through Feb. 26.

“Multiples,” group exhibition featuring Mildred Johnson, George Mason and Isabelle Pelissier, Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick. Through March 3.

“The Circus Comes to Town,” Bex Bros. Circus miniature figures and more, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, free. Through Jan. 29.

Kennebec Valley Art Association’s 49th Annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, continues at Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. 622-3813.

Artists Collective show and sale, mixed-media, The Royal Bean, Yarmouth. 846-1009. Through Jan. 31.

“Maine Past and Present,” graphite drawings by Tony Lisa, continues at Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. 846-5866.

“Seasons of Life,” oils and watercolors by Barbara Wood Brookings, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. Through Jan. 31.

Michael Anthony Higgins, minimalist abstract paintings, Bangor Public Library. 947-8336. Through Jan. 31.

“Reflection, Revelation, Resolution,” dance images by painter Lori Austill and photographer Arthur Fink, Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, Portland. 774-5946. Through Jan. 31.

Winter show, paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, mixed-media works, presented by Ogunquit Art Association and the library, York Public Library. 363-2818. Through March 3.

“Around the House,” 17 Maine photographers, presented by the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). Through Jan. 28.

“L’Avventura: Chronicling Amy’s (mis) Adventures in Italia and Elsewhere,” text and images, North Yarmouth Academy (Curtis Gallery), Yarmouth. 847-5423. Through Feb. 17.

“Seascapes,” photographs by John Bald, South Portland Public Library. Through Jan. 28.

Sara Picard, photographs, Dyer Library, Saco. Through Jan. 31.

“Maine Photographers: Eyes on Asia,” 45 images by eight photographers of China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. Through March 31.

“The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Maine — Part II,” work by artists such as Will Barnet, Richard Tuttle, Claudia De Monte and Steve Keister, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; Through Jan. 29.

“MECA Painters 10 Years Later,” 10th annual exhibit by Maine College of Art painting majors 10 years after graduation, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Jan. 21.

Brunswick High School student art exhibit, Thornton Oaks, Brunswick. 729-8033. Through Feb. 3.

“Forgotten Transport,” photographs of old and abandoned vehicles by Jonathan M. Dunitz, Blue, Portland. Through Jan. 31.

“More Than a Rap Sheet: The Real Stories of Incarcerated Women,” photographs of and the poems by women inmates in Maine, presented by Family Crisis Services, Freeport Public Library. Through Jan. 31.

“Maine Wood 2012,” biennial juried exhibition of Maine woodworkers, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. Through Feb. 3.

Members’ Invitational, continues at Harlow Gallery, Hallowell.

“The Moment,” paintings by contemporary realist painter Michael De Brito, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. Through March 24.

“The City,” photographs by Lori Nix of deteriorating urban locations, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. Through March 24.

“I Put a Spell on You,” works by sculptor and installation artist Brett Day Windham, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. Through March 24.

“Because You’re Mine,” sculpture, video and performance by George Terry, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor. Through March 24.

Watercolor painting demonstration by Diana Ellis, Constellation Gallery, Portland. 272-8464. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Making Faces: Photographic Portraits of Actors and Artists,” recently acquired portfolios by Berenice Abbott and Robert Doisneau and images from the museum’s collection, Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148; Through April 8.


“Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye,” photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s collection, Camden Public Library. 236-3440. 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Rugs All Marked Out” and “The Maine Tin Pedlar,” works by hooked-rug innovator Edward S. Frost, Saco Museum. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.


Musica de Filia Girls and Womens Choir, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. 4 to 6 p.m. Monday.

TriCity Community Chorus, all voice parts, Masonic Hall, Saco. 883-5219. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Downeast Singers, voice-placement checks for new singers, performances in April and May, Nativity Lutheran Church, Rockport. 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.


Charlotte Bacon, author of “The Twisted Thread” and “Lessons From a Year in Bali,” Falmouth Memorial Library. 781-2351. Noon Tuesday.

Onscreen Author Lecture Series: Tim O’Brien, author of “The Things He Carried,” Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10, $7 seniors, $5 students. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Carla Maria Sullwold, author of “Raising Rufus: A Maine Love Story,” Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 725-5242. 7 p.m. Thursday.


Blue Hill Concert Association Winter Concert Series, Trio Cleonice: Beethoven, Ives and Schubert piano trios, First Congregational Church, Blue Hill, $30, high school and under free. 3 p.m. today.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Atlantic Chamber Ensemble, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 in D minor, also pieces by Mahler, Dvorak and Dukas, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston, $17, 18 and younger free. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Public Concert Series: The Rossini Club, soprano Elizabeth Harmon, pianist Susan Rudy, violinist Robert Lehmann and others play Schumann, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5-$10, students free. 797-8318. 3 p.m. Jan. 15.

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5 in D minor, also pieces by Mahler, Dvorak and Dukas, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $17, 18 and younger free. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15.


The B-Rad Comedy Blowout Tour, DVD-release party and comedy show featuring comic B-Rad, Mike Bunker, Paul Hunt and James Spizuoco, Lucid Stage, Portland, $12. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Open Mic Comedy Night, Slainte, Portland, 21-plus. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Defenders of the Funny, improv, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10. 8 p.m. Friday.

Tim Sample, sponsored by American Legion Charles C. Lilly Post 149 for its scholarship fund, Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro, $12 advance, $15 door. 449-7824. 2 p.m. Jan. 15.


The Joint Is Jumpin’ Swing Dance, with WMPG’s DJ PJ, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. Lessons at 7 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Tap, Tap, Jazz!”, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth, $15. 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday.


Winter and Spring Film Series, “The Lincoln Lawyer” (2011), rated R, York Public Library, free. 363-2818. 3 p.m. today.

“Fargo,” 1996 Coen Brothers satirical comedy, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, free. 563-5513. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

“Dragonslayer,” life story of skateboard punk Josh “Skreech” Sandoval, Space, Portland, $7, $5 for Space members. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Ogunquit Performing Arts Classic Film Series, “Sweeney Todd” (2007), Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, free. 646-7055. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

“Mother Nature’s Child,” presented by Juniper Hill School, Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association and Chewonki, Chewonki Center for Environmental Education, Wiscasset, free. 3 p.m. Saturday.


Beer vs. Wine Pairings Dinner, The Inn at Brunswick Station, Brunswick, $42. 837-6565. Pan-steamed mussels, short-rib potpie, chicken and dumplings, lobster risotto, apple tatin, 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Kitchen Garden Dinner Series, chef Pierre Gignac of 98 Provence restaurant in Ogunquit, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $90, $75 for members. 633-4333, ext. 101. 6 p.m. Thursday.


Hansel and Gretel Day, Teen Reader’s Theatre production of “Hansel and Gretel” with gingerbread-house making, Bangor Public Library, free. 947-8336, ext. 111. 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.


Bath Antiques Show, 50 dealers, Bath Middle School, $4. 443-8983. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.


Bluegrass Jam Session, unplugged string instruments only, Roost Function Hall, Buxton, $5, free for kids with adult. 799-1232. 1 to 6 p.m. today.

Family Folk Festival, The Gawler Family and The Boardmans, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $10, students $5, 12 and under free. 621-3551. 2 p.m. today; snow date Jan. 15.

John Linscott and The Mainestream Jazzmen, jazz jam, singers and players welcome to sit in, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, free/donation. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Butcher Boy and The Cowboy Band, tour kickoff show, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $7. 8 p.m. Monday.

Dave Pietro and NYU Wayne Shorter Ensemble, jazz, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $10, $5 seniors and under 18. 935-9232. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Novel Jazz Septet, “Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: Sacred & Secular — A Life Mix,” Husson University (Gracie Theatre), Bangor, $10. 942-6781, ext. 114. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Maine Songwriters Association Showcase, Bass Box, Rob Cimitile, John Hasnip and Robby Simpson, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5, tickets at the door. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

An acoustic evening with Poco, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $35. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Royal River Chorus Open House, experience the fun of learning a song and performing it in four-part harmony, women singers, American Legion Hall, Westbrook. 293-7464. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Schooner Fare, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath, $22-$25. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Garnet Rogers, singer-songwriter, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12-$15. 8 p.m. Friday.

Ana Egge, Saskatchewan-born, Brooklyn-based folk troubadour, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Cyborg Trio, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. 8 p.m. Friday.

An Acoustic Evening with Jacob Augustine, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $12 advance, $15 door. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Perpetual E-Motion, Celtic, bluegrass, jazz and electronic duo, Congregational Church, Phippsburg, $10, $6 students and kids. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Big Fancy, old-time music, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, free/donation. 8 p.m. Friday.

George Cole Quintet, gypsy swing, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15-$18. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Samuel James and Dana Gross, acoustic blues, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Rural Electric, alternative rock, CD-release show for “Fess Point,” with openers Ponies in the Surf, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast, $8. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Coast Jazz, jazz trio with sax, piano and bass featuring vocalist Myles Nuzzi, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

“Simple Gifts,” Midcoast Community Chorus with pianist Sean Fleming and the Midcoast Children’s Chorus, Camden Hills Regional High School (Strom Auditorium), Rockport, $15-$25. 975-0582. 4 p.m. Jan. 15.

Bluegrass Jam with Kevin Dyer and Friends, Museums of Old York, York, $4. 363-4974. 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 15.

Different Drummers Joyful Hearts Club Band, Unity of Greater Portland, Windham, $10, donation requested. 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15.


Merrymeeting Audubon Field Trip, south coastal birding, Meet at CVS plaza at 7 a.m. or Hannaford at 7:20 a.m. to carpool, Brunswick, free. 389-2585. Saturday.


“Lowry’s Lodge,” monthly reading series hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel, featuring Bruce Spang and Marcia Brown, Acorn Studios, Westbrook, $5 suggested. 7 p.m. Friday.


“Deck the Halls: The Carols of Christmas,” Christmas at the Victoria Mansion, Portland, $15, $13.50 seniors, $5 ages 6 to 17. Ends today.

Live in HD: Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Ion Marin with soprano Renee Fleming, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $17. 563-3424. 2 p.m. today.

Camden Conference lecture by Farnsworth director of Education Roger Dell, “The Origins of America’s Cultural Soft Power and What It Means for the 21st Century America,” Strand Theatre, Rockland, $8. 1 p.m. today.

Midcoast Youth Theater “Through the Years Concert,” benefits MYT, Woodside Elementary School, Topsham, $10. 729-7120. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The Bad Luck Bazaar, vaudeville theatrics, Apparatus Dance Theatre, music by Over a Cardboard Sea, Space, Portland, $7 advance, $9 door, 18-plus. 7 p.m. Friday.

Fiddlehead Arts 10th Birthday Bash, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, band, dance lesson, NYC trip raffle, Ramada Inn and Conference Center, Lewiston, $35, $60 VIP. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

“AudioBody,” fusion of physical comedy, technology with fun, upbeat music, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $15, $10, children and students. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

In The Blood — Live: A “Docu-Exhibit,” filmmaker Sumner McKane’s multi-year project on logging camps, Space, Portland, $10, all ages. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

LucidFest, Running with Scissors, Druin Dance Center, puppetry, live music, raffles, more, Lucid Stage, Portland, free. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Psychic Sunday, fees for readings, products and services, Lucid Stage, Portland, $1. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 15.

Live in HD: Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Claudio Abbado, works of Mahler, featuring vocalists Anne Sofie von Otter and Jonas Kaufmann, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, $17. 563-3424. 2 p.m. Jan. 15. 


Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $12-$20. 828-4665. Vs. Springfield, 7 p.m. Saturday.

Maine Red Claws, NBA Development League affiliate of the Celtics, Bobcats and 76ers, Portland Exposition Building, Portland, $6-$30. 210-6655. Vs. Springfield, 5 p.m. Jan. 15.


“Axed,” an evening of one-acts about Lizzie Borden, written by local playwright Carolyn Gage, Lucid Stage, Portland, $12, $10 students and seniors. 2 and 8 p.m. today.

“The Wandering Beggar,” an Acorn Theater production about Jewish community, Congregation Bet Ha’am, South Portland, $10. 879-0028. 6 p.m. today.

“Good Luck,” original play by Creative Trails, Lucid Stage, Portland, $8-10, $5 Creative Trails families. 1 p.m. Wednesday; 7 p.m. Thursday.

Staged reading of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” adaptation by Laura Eason, presented by Opera House Arts, Stonington Opera House, $7. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

“Mamma Mia!”, national touring production presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $56-$71. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

Staged reading of “Freud’s Last Session,” presented by Heartwood Theater, Skidompha Library, Damariscotta, $8, $5 students. 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Red, Black and GREEN: A Blues,” performer-activist Marc Bamuthi Joseph presents a staged reading from multi-media piece, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free. 786-6135. 7 p.m . Friday.

“Peter Pan: The Musical,” presented by Arts in Motion Theater Company, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), $12, family four-pack $40. 7 p.m. Friday.

“Anthony’s Idol,” Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland, $29.95. 7 p.m. Saturday.

“The Moose in Me, the Moose in You,” starring Susan Poulin as Ida, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit, 12, $6 for students. 646-7055. 7 p.m. Saturday.