Alix Bacon, George Bayliss and Laura Hart, 31st annual showing of artist-made prints, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle. ThroughOct. 15.

Jane Dahmen, “Through the Trees,” Gleason Fine Art, Portland. Through Sept. 28.

“Unplugged,” Chris Cart, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. Through Sept. 28.

“Redacted,” paintings and drawings by Ahmed Alsoudani, Iraqi artist and MECA grad, through Dec. 8; “Winslow Homer’s Civil War,” wood engravings and prints, through Dec. 8, Portland Museum of Art.

“Haunting of the Harbor,” precious metals bathed in acid by Brian Mark, Harbor Square Gallery, Rockland. Friday through Oct. 31.

“Tell Me a Story: About Maine,” works by 14 artists who have illustrated children’s books about Maine, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. Through Nov. 23.

“The Lunder Collection,” 19th- and 20th-century art; “Spaces and Places,” Chinese art; and “American Weathervanes,” weathervanes from the late 19th century, through June 8; “Nowhere But Here: Art from the Alex Katz Foundation,” works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Elizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; “Alex Katz: “A Matter of Light,” 48 prints, drawings and paintings, through Sunday; and “Process & Place,” exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville.

“A Mountain Rises: The Art of Katahdin,” 80 historic and contemporary works that represent Mount Katahdin and the surrounding region, through Oct. 27; and Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 10 artists, through Oct. 31, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland.

“Maine Voices from the Civil War,” letters, documents, diaries, sketches, paintings, flags and other objects from the period, Maine State Museum, Augusta. Through May 2015.

“A Journey Inside Vietnam,” photographs by Bruce Brown, Art House Picture Frames, Portland. 221-3443. Through Sept. 30.

“Through the Years: 1964-1999,” photographs of children by Olive Pierce, PhoPa Gallery, Portland. 517-0200. Through Sept. 28.

“Late Summer Rhythms,” works by KDB, Suzanne deLesseps, Diana Johnson, Elizabeth Newman and Lois Strickland, Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery. yarmouthframeand Through Sept. 30.

“Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth,” furniture, paintings and textiles, through Sept. 22; “Every Picture Tells a Story,” N.C. Wyeth illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum, through Dec. 29; “A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals,” through Jan. 5; “American Treasures: Small Treasures,” through Dec. 29; “American Treasures: Other Voices,” through Feb. 2; “American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea,” through Feb. 2, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland.

“Garde Addendum,” paintings and prints by Harold Garde, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. Through Oct. 25.

“Mentor: 40 Photographers/40 Years,” works of some of Maine Media’s master teachers alongside works of their students; “Caleb Charland: From the Basement to the Backyard,” photography, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport. Through Sept. 22.

“Classic Yachts,” photographs by John Snyder, Keag River Gallery, South Thomaston. Through Sept. 30.

“Maine Impressions,” recent works by plein air painter Roger Dale Brown, Haynes Galleries, Thomaston. Through Sept. 28.

“Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons,” collection of works by the children’s book illustrator, Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery. Through Oct. 25.

“Two Points of View,” oil paintings and linocuts by Wendy Newcomb and Holly Berry, Hole in the Wall Studioworks, Raymond. 655-4952. Through Sept. 22.

“Labor: The Art of Work,” art depicting workers employed in local and regional industries or inspired by the 20th-century post-war New Deal era, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. Through Sept. 30.

“Murmurations,” experimental drawings by Mark Kelly, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 338-0555. Through Oct. 13.

“Spark,” inside the minds of iconic Maine illustrators Dahlov Ipcar, Cathryn Falwell, Hazel Mitchell, Wade Zahares, Chris Van Dusen and Matt Tavares, Irvine Gallery at River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. Through Oct. 5.

Janice Anthony, new and recent paintings, Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport. Through Saturday.

“Ode to Bowdoin Pines,” paintings by Jean Kigel, Gallery Framing, Brunswick. Through Sept. 27.

“Coastal Confrontation,” photography and oil and watercolor painting by Annie Lemeieux, Kennebunk Free Library. Through Sept. 27.

Bob Hastie, realistic landscapes, Wells Public Library. Through Sept. 30.

Wolfgang Ertl, oil and pastel paintings, Just us Chickens Gallery, Kittery. Through Sept. 30.

“45 Years of No,” illustrated letters from the Hidden Ladder Collective, The Meg Perry Center, Portland. Friday through Sept. 30.

“Ensemble,” Portland scenes by Thomas Connolly, Greenhut Galleries, Portland. Thursday through Sept. 28.

“So Emotional,” prints and drawings by Eric Hou, The Green Hand Bookshop, Portland. 253-6808. Through Nov. 30.

“The Priority of Nature,” prints by Thomas Cornell, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-5083. Through Sept. 27.

“A Community Collects,” selections by Henry Strater, Sean Beavers, John Laurent, Hal Carney and others from the York Hospital Collection; “Charles and Marcia: The Woodburys in Holland”; and “Emerging Artists 2013,” New England artists from traditional to experimental media, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. Through Oct. 31.

“Seacoast Moderns,” group show, York Public Library. Tuesday through Oct. 28.

“That Flaunting Rag! Maine’s Maritime War Against the Confederacy,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Through Dec. 1.

“element: water,” paintings by Kelly Palomera and works in encaustic by Dietlind Vander Schaaf, 3Fish Gallery, Portland. Through Sept. 30.

“Beyond the Horizon,” exploring the horizon and what lies beyond through landscapes and abstracts by Rachel Smith Maher and David Maher, Bard Coffee, Portland. Through Oct. 31.

“Stories of the Land and Its People,” paintings, prints, photography, assemblage and digital works that blur the divide between painting and photography by Maine Artist Collection members, Constellation Gallery, Portland. Through Sept. 23.

“White Noise,” works by Julie Kuceris Gray dealing with mourning, mortality and illness, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford. Through Saturday.

“Open Windows,” paintings by Joan H. Lee, University of Maine, Blake Library, Fort Kent. Through Sept. 27.

Heidi Seidelhuber and Greg Laderer, paintings and steel constructions, Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery, Boothbay Harbor. 633-2755. Through Sept. 22.

Frederick Lynch and William Manning, relief sculptures and paintings, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Through Oct. 12.

Jane Davis Doggett, Maine waterscapes and iconochromes, Littlefield Gallery, Winter Harbor. Through Oct. 13.

“Nature’s Majesty,” paintings by R. Scott Baltz; and “Paintings of Maine,” exhibition from selected estates, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. Through Sunday.

“Places: Travel Journals,” painted, printed fiber, books and scrolls by Katherine Harman Harding, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Through Oct. 20.

Rose Olson, Cole Caswell and Riv Pyne, paintings, photographs, wood and bronze sculpture and ceramics, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. 747-5045. Through Sept. 27.

“America’s Maine,” paintings of people and places of the Maine coast, gathered by America Martin, Ross Richardson and Rachel Elias, Carver Hill Gallery, Rockland. Through Oct. 8.

“Sustenance,” white line wood block prints and miniature paintings by Willy Reddick, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. Through Sept. 30.

“Same Voice/Different Song,” charcoal drawings on gessoed white paper and assemblages of clay objects by Lissa Hunter, Craft Gallery, Rockland. Through Oct. 12.

“Portals,” environmental art installations by seven artists, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. Through Nov. 27.

“Steady Work,” contemporary sign painting with Spike Birmingham, Patrick Corrigan, Josh Luke, Kenjo Nakayama and Will Sears, through Oct. 19; and “NSFW,” room-sized diorama by Greta Banks, through Oct. 25, Space, Portland.

“Playing with Color and Texture,” ink paintings and watercolors by Hilary Bartlett, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. Through Oct. 15.

“Gardening at Night,” photographs, animations, embroidery and neon signs by Cig Harvey; and “The Unseen Aspect,” paintings by Alexandra Tyng exploring the legacy of the artist’s family, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland. Through Sept. 30.

“Water & Wood,” paintings by Carole Sloane; and “New Works,” paintings by John Santoro and Liz Hoag, Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Falmouth. Through Oct. 19.

Michael Ranucci, paintings, Lyceum Gallery, Lewiston. Through Sept. 28.

Tom Huber, pottery for cooking, Maine Potters Market, Portland. Through Sept. 30.

Works by Living Innovations, Dyer Library, Saco. Through Sept. 30.

“Frenzied Felines,” cat portraits by Lori Rae Curole, Daunis Fine Jewelry, Portland. Through Oct. 29.

“Wearable Art,” hats, jackets, scarves and jewelry in glass, precious metals and stone by Maine weavers, felters and jewelers, Markings Gallery, Bath. Through Oct. 31. 

Art Openings

“OK Back OK,” sculpture, drawings and prints by Jeff Badger, Rose Contemporary, Portland. Through Oct. 26. Opening reception, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Anne Ireland and Susan Williams, new works, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Boats and Harbors,” oil paintings by Brad Betts, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. Thursday through Nov. 2.

“For Pastels Only,” Pastel Painters of Maine 14th international juried exhibition, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk. Friday through Oct. 19.


“The Sound of Music,” ages 16 and older, open call, Portland Players, South Portland. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. 


6th Annual Eco Appetito, chef Lee Skawinski creates cooks with food items donated by local vendors, including Maine beef, haddock, lobster, mussels, cheese, veggies, breads and more, silent auction and entertainment, benefits Ferry Beach Ecology School and its Food for Thought program, Vignola Cinque Terre, Portland, $55. Noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

“10×10,” reception and sale of works by local artists, benefits Arts Are Elementary, Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Sixth annual benefit dance in honor of Chris Collin, music from Radio Revival, benefits Northeast Spinal Cord Injury Fund, Rochambeau Club, Biddeford, $10, 21-plus. 590-5654. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Portland Trails 10K, for runners or walkers; benefits Portland Trails, Eastern Promenade Trail, Portland, $12 to $15. 9 a.m. (7:30 to 8:30 a.m. registration) Sept. 22. 

Books and Authors

Monica Wood, author of “When We Were the Kennedys,” Patten Free Library, Bath. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Author Brown Bag Lecture Series, Rohan Henry, Gail Donovan and Maria Padian, Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. Noon Wednesday.

Richard Rubin, author of “The Last of the Doughboys,” Maine Historical Society, Portland. Noon Thursday. 

Classical Music

Pianist Bridget Convey, performing John Cage’s “Sonatas and Interludes,” University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $5 to $15. 8 p.m. Friday.

Portland Rossini Club public concert series, works by Verdi and Wagner featuring soprano Luette Saul, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10, students free. 3 p.m. Sept. 22. 


Portland Comedy Showcase, weekly stand-up show, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $5. 773-7210. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Bill Cosby, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $35.50 to $101. 8 p.m. Saturday. 


Port City Swing Dance, music by Maine Swingin’ DJs, Woodfords Club, Portland, $10. Lessons at 8 p.m., dance at 9 p.m. Friday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, music and dance from around the globe, many dances taught, no partner needed, People Plus, Brunswick, $5 to $8. 200-7577. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Contradance, music by Scrod Pudding with Bill Olson calling, Bowdoinham Town Hall, $9. 666-3090. Beginners workshop at 7:30 p.m., dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Parallel Dance Company presents “Watering Hole,” Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $4 to $16. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. 


New Portland Lions Fair, midway, pulling events, crafts and exhibits, Fairgrounds, North New Portland. 628-2916. Sunday.

Shaker Hill Apple Festival, arts and crafts fair, wagon rides, Shaker Museum exhibits, kids’ activities, antique car rides, music, Shaker Village, Alfred. Sunday.

Crossroads International Celtic Festival, traditional and modern tunes in the Irish, Scottish, Quebecois, Acadian and Cape Breton traditions, various locations, western Maine. Visit website for complete schedule, Sunday.

Common Ground Country Fair, demonstrations, Maine organic foods and crafts, livestock exhibits, entertainment, Common Ground Fairgrounds, Unity, $8 to $10, free for children 12 and under and for those with handicaps. 568-4142. Gates open at 9 a.m. Friday through Sept. 22.

BBQ & Blues Festival, Downeast Soul Coalition, The Blues Prophers, Pat Pepin, The Boneheads, Pam Baker and many more, Maine State Pier, Portland, $10. Friday through Sept. 22.

16th Annual Bethel Harvestfest and Chowdah Cook-off, Bethel Common. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Cumberland Fair, harness racing, exhibit halls, midway, livestock and 4H exhibits, pulling events, food and entertainment, Cumberland Fairgrounds. Sept. 22. Continues through Sept. 28.

Saddleback Fall Festival, family activities, ski swap, arts and crafts fair and more, Saddleback Mountain, Rangeley. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22. 


Global Lens Film Series, “Beijing Flickers,” China, 2012, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, free. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

“The Motherhood Archives,” essay film excavating hidden histories of childbirth in the 20th century, with filmmaker Irene Lusztig, Bowdoin College, Searles Science Building, Brunswick. 725-3834. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“The Act of Killing,” nightmarish vision of military atrocities in Indonesia in the 1980s, Space, Portland, $8. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

2013 POV Summer Documentary Series, “Best Kept Secret,” Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, free. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Show People, silent film comedy starring William Haines with live musical accompaniment by Jeff Rapsis, Leavitt Theatre, Ogunquit, $10. 8 p.m. Thursday. 

Food and Drink

Sebago Brewing Octoberfest 2013, Sebago Brewing Company brewery, Gorham, $20, $10 for designated drivers, 21-plus. 11 a.m. Saturday. 

For Children

“Play Me A Story,” interactive theater performance and workshop for kids ages 4 to 10, “Back to School Bonanza,” Portland Stage Company, $15. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Pumpkin Patch Trolley, Seashore Trolley Museum, Kennebunkport, $2 to $12. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sept. 22.

Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell, singer-songwriters, music for kids, State Theatre, Portland, $15 advance, $17 door, reserved seating. 11 a.m. Sept. 22. 


Gaelic Storm, rock, bluegrass and African music with a Celtic foundation, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $50. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Dumpstaphunk, New Orleans funk, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15 dos, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Sunday.

Leftover Salmon, jam band, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $18 advance, $20 door, $30 VIP, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Hurry Down Sunshine, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Toad the Wet Sprocket, alt-rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $22 advance, $25 door, $40 preferred seating, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Waltzing for Dreamers, free music series, Kirkmount, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Shine It on Thursday with Hilton Park, The Hive, Kennebunk, $5. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Heather Hardy and Nancy Sierra, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Delta Rae, folk rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $13 advance, $15 door, $20 VIP, 18-plus. 8 p.m. Friday.

10,000 Maniacs, alt-rock, Asylum, Portland, $29, 18-plus. 9 p.m. Friday.

Hinder and Candlebox, rock, with Charm City Devils, State Theatre, Portland, $25 advance, $27 door. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Newpoli, southern Italian folk ensemble, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Hive Bluegrass Series, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. 8 p.m. Friday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Marriott at Sable Oaks, South Portland. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Downeast Brass Quartet, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $10/advance, $15 door. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Judy Collins, folk, Jonathan’s Restaurant, Ogunquit, $60 advance, $65 door. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Sam Bush, bluegrass, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $35. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Hive Jazz Series with The Sensations, The Hive, Kennebunk, $10. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Peter Janson, Celtic guitarist, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta, free. 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

“The Acadia Session” CD-release show, with Italian jazz singer Giuppi Paone, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $10. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, jazz from the Great American Songbook, Chebeague Island Inn, free. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 22.

Dawes, rock, State Theatre, Portland, $20 advance, $25 door. 8 p.m. Sept. 22. 

Special Events

Eastern Cemetery Tours, guided walking history tour, Portland, $4 to $7, under 12 free. 1:30 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 10:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sept. 22.

BubbleMania!, bubble wizardry with music and comedy, Freeport Theater of Awesome, $12 to $20. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Summer’s End Tea, traditional tea, scones, tea sandwiches and sweets, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25, $22 members. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Seanachie Nights, spoken word and music, tales of ihe Feline Race with Lynne Cullen, Janet Lynch and Kurt Kish, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $9 suggested. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Poetry Evening, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, York Public Library. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tour of Seguin Island Light, tour Maine’s highest lighthouse, the keeper’s house and Seguin Island, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $25 to $50. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

Open Studio 2013, dance performances by Nathifa Shatki and Emma Holder and music by Caroline Cotter and the Jason Spooner band, dance floor music by Latin DJ Johnny Mambo, benefits Safe Passage. RGS Photography Studio, Portland, $25, $50 VIP. 4:30 p.m. to midnight Friday.

Irish American Club 40th-Anniversary Dinner and Dance, cocktail hour, cash bar, catered buffet, live music by Straight Lace, Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland, $30. 6 p.m. Saturday. 


“West Side Story,” Broadway musical, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 28.

“Waiting for Godot,” Samuel Beckett drama, The Theater Project, Brunswick, pay what you want. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Aqua City Actors Theatre presents “The Secret of Comedy,” dark comedy by Maine playwright Michael Kimball, Waterville Opera House, $10 to $12. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Indoor/Outdoor,” comedy about an indoor cat who longs for the wild outdoors, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 29.

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Broadway musical, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 29.

Theater at Monmouth presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Patience,” musical, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Sept. 28.

“It’s Just Sex,” comedic look at fidelity, lust and communication, The Footlights, Falmouth, $15 to $18, pay what you can Thursday. 756-0252. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Oct. 6.

“Rent,” musical, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro, $10 to $15, under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult due to sexual content, adult themes and language. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

“Arsenic and Old Lace,” farcical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $14 to $16. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Runs through Oct. 6.

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