Maud Powell & Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Centennial Violin Concert Preview, with violinist Lydia Forbes and Longfellow Chorus Orchestra, University of New England (Ludcke Auditorium), Portland. $10. longfellowchorus.com. 1 p.m. Saturday.

Balkan Concert, soloist Elitsa Stoyneva performs with two Maine Balkan choirs, includes Bulgarian cuisine, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, Hampden. $10; $5 for students; free for children under 12. 356-2505. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Soprano Suzanne Nance with Pianist Maureen Zoltek, opera selections from Mozart and Bizet; classical compositions by Satie, Faure and Poulenc; and more, Burnt Cove Church Community Center, Stonington. $25; free for students. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Oratorio Chorale, “A Musical Journey,” Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. $10. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Harp Recital, Camden Public Library. Free. camden.lib.me.us. 4 p.m. Tuesday.


“Always … Patsy Cline,” Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert star in a dramedy based on the true story of a friendship between a woman and the country music legend, Ogunquit Playhouse. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and June 7. Through June 16.

“Life During Wartime,” dark comedy presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20, $35 ($10 on Wednesdays). dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and June 7. Through June 10.

“2 Pianos 4 Hands,” follows the dynamic and comical true journey of two piano players, Portland Stage Company. $40; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday to June 7. Through July 1.

“Rabbit Hole,” Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a couple who have recently lost a child, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $18. laclt.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. June 7. Through June 10.

“Hedda Gabler,” classic Henrik Ibsen drama presented by Mid Coast Actors’ Studio, Camden Public Library. $10. midcoastactors.com. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Little Shop of Horrors,” classic comedy about a man-eating plant presented by Arts in Motion Theater Company, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $15. artsinmotiontheater.com. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Through June 9.

“Voices in the Mirror,” sketch comedy with sarcastic observation, Theater Project, Brunswick. $12. thetheaterproject.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical presented by St. Andrews Youth Choir; proceeds will support the Haitian Children’s Fund and the Waldo Youth Troupe; Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10. thewaldo.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday.

“Red Hiding Hoods,” students from Acorn Acting Academy present an original version of the fairytale, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $6; $4 for children ages 12 and under. acorn. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Naked Shakespeare, “Sonnets and Soliloquies” grand finale by Acorn Productions, The Wine Bar & Restaurant, Portland. $8. acorn-productions.org. 8 p.m. Monday.

“Forever Plaid,” musical about a young vocal group that gets a second chance to perform after dying in an accident, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $30 to $41. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday. Through June 23.

Patron’s Club Reading Series, Samuel Beckett’s “Endgame,” Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). Free/donation. dramaticrep.org/patron. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Beckoning,” political musical comedy, benefit for WMPG Community Radio, Lucid Stage, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. lucidstage.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” open auditions for two roles, performances are June 26 to July 14, Arundel Barn Playhouse. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Ken Ludwig’s “Fox on the Fairway,” roles for three men and three women, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. gaslighttheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.



“Elements of Expression,” art and design of Elwyn George Gowen (1895-1954), Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford. sanfordhistory.org. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. Through July 21.

First Fridays at The Farnsworth, galleries open for free, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org/education. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.


Portland Museum of Art: 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: “Downtown Portland, Circa 1912,” historic photos, through June 30. mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: “Pathways to Contemporary Art: Paintings from Temple Beth-El Art Exhibitions 1962-1973,” through June 30. treeoflifemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: “The Homestead Project: A Residence Reimagined,” architectural designs, through Sept. 23; Andrew Wyeth: “Summers in Port Clyde,” watercolors from 1930s and ’40s, through Nov. 4; “Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan,” paintings, through Dec. 30. farnsworthmuseum.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker,” through Sunday; “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 Friday. bowdoin.edu/arcticmuseum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: “Subdue, Seize and Take: Maritime Maine in the Unwelcome Interruption of the War of 1812,” examines the maritime world of pre-statehood Maine; through Oct. 12. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Dyer Library/Saco Museum: Judy May, oils, watercolors, pastels and charcoal of mostly Maine subjects, through today; “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

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: “Rediscoveries 2: New Perspectives on the Permanent Collection,” through June 24. colby.edu

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: “Light, Motion, Sound 2012,” collaborative exhibition with the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, through June 17; “Building an American Modernist Collection,” highlights from the permanent collection, and Henry Strater: “Art of the Portrait,” collection of portraits, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk:”Glimpses of Global Color,” travel photography showcase, through today, “Barry: The Art Exhibition,” paintings, drawings and sculptures by Edith Barry, through Sept. 15. 985-4802.

Maine State Museum, Augusta: “Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives,” historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May 2013. mainestatemuseum.org

University of Maine 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” and “Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry,” through Dec. 29. abbemuseum.org

Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport: “Summer Folk: The Tourists of Penobscot Bay,” photos, memorabilia and artifacts, and “The Art of the Sea Battle,” celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, through Oct. 21. penobscotmarinemuseum.org



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

Crank Sturgeon: “Eyes Used for Tooth Support,” multi-media art experience, Space, Portland. space538.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 22.

“Are We Not Men: Study for a Frieze, Silhouettes” by Todd Watts, plus “Figuration” by Jeanne O’Toole Hayman, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 30.

“My City By the Sea,” recent paintings by Claudia Hughes, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 14.

“SALAD,” artwork by Loren Leahy, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Opening reception, Friday. Through June 30.

“Paint and Mud,” by Portland artist Margaret Ryan, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. daunis.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 29.

Tim Christensen: “Animals,” drawings on porcelain, Gleason Fine Art, Portland. 699-5599. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 28.

“New Works,” furniture and sculpture by Matt Hutton, Jamie Johnston and Adam John Manley, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Through June 23.

“Maine Dreamscapes,” works by landscape photographer Charlie Widdis, The Mane Attraction/Gallery 224, Portland. 775-2865. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Monochromatic Photographs, by Steve Langerman, Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland. harmonsandbartons.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 30.

“It’s Not So Black and White,” multi-media exhibit, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Opens Friday. Through Jun. 30.

Pastel Painters of Maine 13th International Juried Exhibition, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. rivertreearts.org. Opens Friday. Through June 23.

“Getting it Write,” Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. spindleworks.org. Opens Friday. Through June 30.

Fifth Anniversary Show, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. aarhusgallery.com. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 1.

David McLaughlin: “The Art of Salvage, Pigeon, 100 Hammers and BCOPE Photographs,” Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 28.

“Improvisations on Yupo,” solo exhibition by David Estey, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. First Friday opening, noon to 8 p.m. Friday. Through July 3.

“Passages,” the art of Winslow Myers, Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland. 332-4014. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 24.

Pam Hetherly, Barbie Fischer Eldred, Lauren Gill and Penny Markley, multi-media, Art Space Gallery, Rockland. artspacemaine.com. Artists’ reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Steel and Stone,” sculpture by June LaCombe, Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal. junelacombesculpture.com. Opening reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Through July 29.

“Summertime Respite,” multiple artist show, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. 846-7777. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Through July 31.

Michael Stasiuk and Lisa Noonis, found objects and paintings, George Marshall Store Gallery, York. 351-1083. Opens Saturday. Through July 8.

“Continuing Connections,” Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. 348-977. turtlegallery.com. Opening reception, 2 p.m. Sunday. Through June 30.

Sandra Quinn: “Time,” Greenhut Galleries, Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. June 7. Through June 30.

“Mountain Star Mind Testament,” mixed media by Peter Voshefski, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. June 7. Through July 29.


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

Pinecone + Chickadee, Portland: “Monsters,” through Sunday. pineconeandchickadee.com

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

University of New England (Art Gallery), Portland: “Lullaby for Maine,” artists’ books by Rebecca Goodale, through June 16. une.edu/artgallery

Portland Photo Works: Frank Poole, black-and-white Holga photographs, through today. 228-5829.

Green Hand Bookshop, Portland: “Victorians Riding Dinosaurs,” artwork by Elisabeth Heller, through today. 253-6808.

Maine Potters Market, Portland: “Garden Party: Essential Tableware for Summer Dining,” tableware by potter Betsy Levine of Prescott Hill Pottery, through July 1. mainepottersmarket.com

Harmons & Bartons Gallery, Portland: “The HeART of the Home,” fine crafts, through today. harmonsbartons.com

Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland: MFA thesis exhibition, through Sunday. meca.edu

Cafe Cambridge, South Portland: Christian Farnsworth, photography, through June 30. 899-1884.

South Porland Library: “The Old West,” Portland Camera Club exhibit, through June 18. southportlandlibrary.com

Falmouth Memorial Library: “Anne’s Garden,” paintings by Anne Thompson Schutz, through June 20. falmouthmemoriallibrary.org

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth: Richard Keen, “Sea Algorithms,” through June 17. elizabethmossgalleries.com

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

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

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, North Yarmouth: “Summer Transportation: From Horse to Horseless,” through Aug. 19. skylinefarm.org

Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport: “Bates, Bowdoin & Colby College Alumni Art Show,” through July 9. thosmoser.com

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

Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery, Brunswick: “A Natural Order,” by Spindleworks and Arts are Elementary, through June 30. spindleworks.org

Maine Fiberarts, Topsham: “Weave-In,” weaving demonstrations, design sessions and exhibitions, through June 30. mainefiberarts.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

Gleason Fine Arts, Boothbay Harbor: Karen Tuskinski, new paintings, through June 23. 633-6849.

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

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

University of New England (Campus Center), Biddeford: J. David Deal, landscape paintings, though Monday. une.edu

Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art): “Strangers & Others: Interpretations of the Human Face & Figure,” through Aug. 18. 935-9232.

Perimeter Gallery, Belfast: Andrea Sulzer, works on paper, through Sunday. 338-0555.

Kennebunk Free Library: “Creative Pursuits: Not Your Average Student Art Show,” work by Kennebunk High School photography students, through today. 985-2173.

Camden Public Library: “Culture on Cloth,” Inuit tapestries, through today. 236-3440.

Savory Maine, Damariscotta: Paintings by Patricia McHold, through July 9. savorymainedining.com

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

The Stable Gallery, Damariscotta: “Re-Energized,” paintings, ceramics, textiles and jewelry by multiple artists, through mid-June. stablegallerymaine.com

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

Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset: Multiple artist spring exhibit, through Friday. maineartgallery.com

Wiscasset Bay Gallery: “The Painterly Landscape: Contemporary New England Art,” through July 3. wiscassetbaygallery.com

Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport: “60th Anniversary Honors Exhibition,” through July 8. cmcanow.org

Georgetown Historical Society: Stuart Ross, “Georgetown: A Painter’s Paradise,” through June 15. 371-9200.

Harlow Gallery, Hallowell: 17th annual juried art show, through Saturday. harlowgallery.org

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

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

Thomaston Cafe: Paul Caponigro, black-and-white silver gelatin photographs, through June 30. 354-8589.

Lobby Gallery, Augusta: Works by CONY High School art students, through July 7. 622-3813.

Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth: “2012 Spring Show,” through June 16. courthousegallery.com

Old Post Office Gallery, Georgetown: “Coast and Country,” works by five local artists, through July 26. 371-2015.

Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor: Matt Barter and Mike Stiler, “Jonesport to Monhegan,” through June 30. littlefieldgallery.com

Art Space Gallery, Rockland: Nineteen local artists exhibit new work, through today. artspacemaine.com

CRAFT Gallery, Rockland: Dudley Zopp, “Warp Weights,” watercolors and pencil drawings, through July 5. craftonelm.com

Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland: “Spring Group Show,” multiple artists, through June 16. caldbeck.com

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