Violinist Jennifer Koh, “Bach and Beyond,” Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $34; $10 for students. portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m.

Quasimodal Chorus, choral pieces and folk arrangements, Camden Public Library. $10. 236-3440. 7 p.m.

Bowdoin Chorus and Orchestra, Jenkins’ Requiem with Shakuhachi, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free; tickets required. bowdoin.edu/music. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday.


Chamber ME Music Series, concert of Mozart, Rychlik and Jongen, Freeport Community Center. Free/donation. tinyurl.com/chamberME. 11 a.m.

Chamber ME Music Series, concert of Mozart, Rychlik and Jongen, State Street Church, Portland. Free/donation. tinyurl.com/chamberME. 5 p.m.


Chamber ME Music Series, concert of Mozart, Rychlik and Jongen, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Free/donation. tinyurl.com/chamberME. 11 a.m.

Seaglass Chorale, annual pops concert, Kennebunk Town Hall. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 985-8747. 7:30 p.m.

Greater Freeport Community Chorus, “Simple Gifts: American Musical Innovation,” First Parish Church, Freeport. $10; $8 for students and seniors; free for children under 12. gfccweb.org. 7:30 p.m.


Seaglass Chorale, annual pops concert, Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit, Wells. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. 985-8747. 4 p.m.

Greater Freeport Community Chorus, “Simple Gifts: American Musical Innovation,” Sacred Heart Church, Yarmouth. $10; $8 for students and seniors; free for children under 12. gfccweb.org. 2 p.m.

Kotzschmar Centennial Celebration, with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $20 to $70. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Metropolitan Opera Encore Series: “Wagner’s Dream,” film about the making of Wagner’s “Ring Cycle,” Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $10; $7 for seniors; $5 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday.


Bangor Ballet: “Cinderella,” Ellsworth High School. $12; $5 for children. 945-3457. 4 p.m. Friday.


“Marie Antoinette: The Color of Flesh,” dramatic love triangle set in 18th-century Paris, Portland Stage Company. $30 to $39; $27 to $36 for seniors; $15 to $19.50 for students. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. today (preview) and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and May 10. Through May 20.

David Mamet’s “A Life in the Theater,” story of two actors, Freeport Factory Stage. $19; $15 for students and seniors; Thursday night performances are pay-what-you-can. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

“Abundance,” humorous twist on classic Western epic by The Originals, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $18; $16 for seniors and students; pay-what-you-can today. sacorivergrangehall.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

“Beauty and the Beast,” musical presented by the Theatre Company at Falmouth High; Falmouth High School. $8; $6 for seniors and students. 329-5858. 7 p.m. today, Friday and May 10. Through May 12.

“Hello, Dolly!” classic musical presented by Midcoast Youth Theater, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $12; $10 students and seniors. 751-2619. 7 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Student Shakespeare Festival, presented by Acorn Productions and Stages Academy, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $13; $10 for ages 18 and younger. stagesacademy.com/shakespeare. “The 4 Hamlets,” 7:30 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Saturday; “Twelfth Night,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday; “Will You Love Me,” 8 p.m. Saturday.

“The Sweetest Sounds: Music of Richard Rodgers and Irving Berlin,” Lincoln County Community Theater Production of 20th-century pop standards, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $12; $7 for ages 12 and under. lcct.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Playback Theater “Bloopers,” improv by Portland Playback Theater Company, Community Television Network Studio, Portland. $7. portlandplayback.com. “Life-Shaping Moments,” 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Trailer Park Boys, “The Ricky, Julian and Bubbles Community Service Variety Show,” State Theatre, Portland. Sold out. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

“On Golden Pond,” classic drama about an elderly couple whose lives are upturned by the return of their adult daughter, Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 for children under 18. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. May 10. Through May 13.

“The Pirates of Penzance,” Gilbert and Sullivan musical, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. $21.99. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Fantastic Mr. Fox,” Young People’s Theater production, Theater Project, Brunswick. $6. theaterproject.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“See How They Run,” British comedy presented by Heartwood Theater Company, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle. $18; $12 for students. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Through May 13.

Neil Simon’s “Fools,” comedy fable, Windham Center Stage Theatre. $10, $8 for seniors and children. 893-2098. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through May 12.

“A Midsummer Night’s Texas Sized Nightmare,” comedy, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $5. thewaldo.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through May 12.

“Circle Mirror Transformation,” play by Annie Baker about a creative acting class, presented by Mad Horse Theatre Company, Lucid Stage, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors and students. lucidstage.com. 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. May 10. Through May 20.

“A Star Called Love: The Freedom Stories of Lala,” one woman portrays 30 characters as a young girl grows up, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10; $25 for all three shows. laarts.org. “The Imagine-a-nation of Lalachild,”  7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through May 19.

“Pourquoi Sommes Nous Les Autres,” history of Burundi, 1993-94, presented by Portland High students; Greater Portland YMCA, Portland. 874-1111, Ext. 112. 3 p.m. Sunday.


Elton John and Tim Rice’s “AIDA,” musical, show dates are July 14-21, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. thewaldo.org. 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday.



“Pathways to Contemporary Art: Paintings from Temple Beth-El Art Exhibitions 1962-1973,” Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. today. Through June 30.

Senior Art Exhibition, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu. Opens today. Through May 20.

Maine Women in the Arts Spring Awards Show, Brick Store Museum Program Center, Kennebunk. mainewomenarts.com. Reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through Sunday.

“Light, Motion, Sound 2012,” collaborative exhibition with the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Members’ reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through June 17.

“Building an American Modernist Collection,” highlights from the permanent collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 31.

Henry Strater: “Art of the Portrait,” collection of portraits, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Through Oct. 31.


Portland Museum of Art: “Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist,” more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures, through May 28; Tanja Alexia Hollander: “Are You Really My Friend?” photographs of Facebook friends, through June 17; “From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage’s Years in France,” more than 70 paintings, drawings and letters, through July 15. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: “Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine,” artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, through May 27; “Downtown Portland, Circa 1912,” historic photos, through June 30. mainehistory.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker,” through June 3; “Building a College Collection: Select Recent Acquisitions” and “Telephones,” seven-minute compilation of Hollywood film clips, through June 24; Lesley Vance, paintings, and Marvin Bileck and Emily Nelligan: “On Great Cranberry Island,” charcoal drawings and etchings, through July 1. bowdoin.edu

Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick: “Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Natural World,” Inuit artifacts, through June 1. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Port of Portland: A Ship-Shaped History,” a look at Portland’s past via the ships that sailed through, the city’s shipping and ship-building industries, and more, through May 13. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston: “Senior Exhibition 2012,” multimedia, through May 26. bates.edu/museum

Dyer Library/Saco Museum: Judy May, oils, watercolors, pastels and charcoal of mostly Maine subjects, through May 31; “The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco,” shared exhibit with Engine in Biddeford, through June 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: “Design and Function: Furnishings, Portraits, and Art 1685-1840,” historic furniture and artwork, through May 25; “Impressions of a World Traveler: 20th Century Travel Through the Eyes of Edith Barry,” photos, writings and souvenirs, through May 29; “Glimpses of Global Color,” travel photography showcase, through May 31, “Barry: The Art Exhibition,” paintings, drawings and sculptures by Edith Barry, through Sept. 15. 985-4802.

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Art of the Book,” collection of 19th- and 20th-century books, through May 20; “The Homestead Project: A Residence Reimagined,” architectural designs, through Sept. 23; Andew Wyeth: “Summers in Port Clyde,” watercolors from 1930s and ’40s, through Nov. 4. farnsworthmuseum.org

UMaine Museum of Art, Bangor: John Goodman: “Moments Abstracted,” photography; Ruth Marshall: “Vanished into Sticks,” animal pelts made from felt; and Jemma Gascione: “Slab Waltz,” sculpture and ceramics; through June 9. umma.umaine.edu

Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor: “Twisted Path II: Contemporary American Art Informed by Tradition,” contemporary art show featuring native artists from the Northeast, through May 31; 2012 Waponahki Student Art Show, through Oct. 22; “Indians and Rusticators,” through Dec. 29. abbemuseum.org



Susan Barnes: New Work, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. today. Through May 26.

First Friday Art Walk, browse galleries and museums for free, downtown Portland. firstfridayartwalk.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Pulse,” new paintings by Liz Prescott, Flat Iron Gallery, Portland. flatirongallerymaine.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 29.

“The HeART of the Home,” fine crafts, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 31.

Photography, by Sean Alonzo Harris and Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). portlandlibrary.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 30.

“The Secrets that Objects Share,” art by Fran Vita-Taylor and Victor Romanyshyn, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 26.

“Victorians Riding Dinosaurs,” artwork by Elisabeth Heller, Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 31.

“Where Everything Is Color,” paintings by Kifah Abdulla, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 26.

Master Printmaker R. Keith Randall, large-scale woodcuts, fine etchings and unique wood carvings, Grace Restaurant, Portland. rkeithrendall.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 3.

James Marshall: “Continuance,” sculpture, Coleman Burke Gallery at Port City Music Hall, Portland. colemanburke.com. Opens Friday. Through June 25.

Artist Reception with Kate Smith, Ember Grove Gallery, Portland. embergrove.com. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 19.

Frank Poole, black-and-white Holga photographs, Portland Photo Works. 228-5829. Opens Friday. Through May 31.

Phosart Photography, with Kennebunkportfolio, Ella J Art, Becoming Jewelry, Castle Cottage and more, Galleries at Morning Walk, Kennebunk. 408-2236. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“A Murder of Crows,” multiple artist show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 27.

“Feeling the Love,” watercolors by Ted Keller, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. 594-7745. Opens Friday. Through May 29.

Katharine Cartwright: “The Laws of Nature,” watercolors, Rougette Gallery, Rockland. rougettegallery.com. Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 25.

Nineteen Local Artists Exhibit New Work, Art Space Gallery, Rockland. artspacemaine.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through May 31.

“Living Lights,” bioluminescence by Jane Piselli plus diorama of migrating songbirds on Great Duck Island by Jordan Chalfant, College of the Atlantic (George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History), Bar Harbor. 288-5395. Opening reception, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday.

“Monsters,” Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland. pineconeandchickadee.com. Opens Saturday. Through June 3.

Multiple Artist Spring Exhibit, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. maineartgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. May 10.


Gleason Fine Art, Portland: “Two Colorists,” Tom Curry and Andrea Peters, through May 26. 699-5599.

Aucocisco Galleries, Portland: Grace DeGennaro and Brece Honeycutt, “Woven Mysteries,” through Friday. 775-2222.

Space, Portland: “Blind Spots,” new work by Meggan Gould and Billie Mandle, through May 25. space538.org

Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland: “Show and Tell,” paintings, drawings and sculptures by 27 local children and teens with autism spectrum disorder, through June 10. kitetails.org

Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, Willard Square, South Portland: Jac Ouellette, “Favorite Views,” oil paintings, through May 18. 842-9200.

Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island: Multimedia by five artists with ties to Maine, through May 27. richardboydpottery.com

University of Southern Maine (Art Gallery), Gorham: USM Art Department Bachelor of Fine Art exhibit, through Friday. usm.maine.edu/gallery

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Clyde McCulley, “A Digital Homage to Edward Hopper,” John Knight, “Drawing on Wildflowers” and Annette Kearney, “Abstract Currents,” through May 12. elizabethmossgalleries.com

Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth: “Smokin’ Hot,” invitational exhibition, through June 1. 846-6264.

317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth: “Gaining Perspective,” photos and paintings by Yarmouth High School Students, through May 25. 846-6264.

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery: “Spring Eternal,” multi-artist show, through May 31. 846-7777.

Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick: “Exploring Bogs,” ink and prismacolor drawings by Barbara Bean, through May 31. curtislibrary.com

Coleman Burke Gallery (Fort Andross), Brunswick: “A Thickening Rhythm,” group exhibition, through May 19. colemanburkegallery.com

Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick: Duncan Hewitt, new sculpture, through May 19. 725-8157.

Topsham Public Library (Crooker Gallery): “Joy of the Lens,” original photography by year-round Maine residents, through May 12. topshamlibrary.org

Markings Gallery, Bath: “Back to the Garden,” garden-themed work in multi-media with several Maine artists, through June 30. markingsgallery.com

Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath: “Edge of the Sea,” through June 9. chocolatechurcharts.org

York Public Library: Fantastical depictions of creatures both strange and familiar by Carey Armstrong-Ellis, Tess Feltes, Robert Squier and Teri Weidner, through June 30. york.lib.me.us

University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: J. David Deal, landscape paintings, through June 4. une.edu

Engine, Biddeford: “The 2012 Mill-Ennial: Celebrating the Art and the Artists of the Cities on the Saco,” shared exhibit with the Saco Museum, through June 10. feedtheengine.org

Waterfall Arts, Belfast: “Corrugation Nation,” cardboard art show, through May 18. waterfallarts.org

Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Sarah Carter, oil paintings, through May 29. 563-2111.

River Arts, Damariscotta: “Flora and Fauna,” painting, sculpture, photography and other media, through May 31. riverartsme.org

Damariscotta River Grill: “Hang 10 with the Maine 10,” group exhibition, through June 11. damariscottarivergrill.com

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay: “Local Colors,” works by Midcoast artists, through May 24. mainegardens.org

Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor: Maine Photography Show, through Saturday. 633-2703.

Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): “Painters, Players and Poets,” Maine artists, players/composers, poets and chair makers, through Wednesday. 935-9232.

University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery: “Moxie: Senior Art Exhibition 2012,” through May 12. 778-1062.

Georgetown Historical Society: Stuart Ross, “Georgetown: A Painter’s Paradise,” through May 12. 371-9200.

Newcastle Square Realty: “Bernice Masse Rosenthal, assemblage and collage, through June 2. 563-1625.

Barn Art Gallery at North Creek Farm, Phippsburg: “Maine the Way I See It,” watercolors, prints and cards by Bev Bevilacqua, through May 31. 798-5820.

Frost Gully Gallery, Thomaston: Janet C. Manyan, figure paintings, and Sharon Yates, still life and landscape paintings, through May 19. frostgullygallery.com