Theater

Through Sunday, Feb. 2

“Vigils,” by Noah Haidle, Maine premiere, Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. www.madhorse.com, or 747-4148.

Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24 and 25

“Tap, Tap, Jazz,” presented by Maine State Ballet, 7 p.m. Friday, 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 Route 1, Falmouth. $15-20, $2 discounts for children and seniors. www.mainestateballet.org or call 781-3587.

Friday, Jan. 24 to Sunday, Feb. 9

“Twelfth Night,” presented by Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $20/adults, $18/seniors, $15/students with ID. 799-7337 or www.portlandplayers.org.

Through Sunday, Feb. 16

“Words By: Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook,” Portland Stage Company, Forest Avenue, Portland. See www.portlandstage.org for times, tickets.

Wednesday, Jan 29 to Sunday, Feb. 23

“Becky’s New Car,” a comedy, presented by Good Theater at St. Lawrence Arts, Munjoy Hill. Tickets $20-$28. Call 885-5883.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

“Timber,” acrobatic dance and music performed by Cirque Alfonse, presented by Portland Ovations, 7 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $35-$50. 842-0800, www.porttix.com.

Concerts

Thursday, Jan. 23

Portland Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Chris Oberholtzer and 18-piece band, 8 p.m. at One Longfellow square, Portland. $5-$9. 761-1757

Friday, Jan. 24

Jonathan Edwards, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland. $30-$40. 761-1757.

Friday, Jan. 24

“Die Winterreise,” presented by faculty artists Malcom Smith on bass and Paul Wyse, piano, 8 p.m., USM Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham campus. 780-5555 or email [email protected].

Saturday, Jan. 25

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, blues, 8 p.m. at One Longfellow Square, Portland. $30 advance, $35 door. Call 761-1757

Saturday, Jan. 25

Jerks of Grass, featuring fiddler Melissa Bragdon, 7 p.m., North Windham Union Church, Route 302, Windham. $12/$10. www.mwamconcerts.com.

Saturday, Jan. 25-Sunday, Jan. 26

“All One Planet,” presented by Women in Harmony, 7 p.m. Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday, Woodford Congregational Church, Portland. $12-$15 at the door. www.wihmaine.org.

Friday, Feb. 1

“Sing-A-Long-A Grease,” presented by Portland Ovations, 8 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $14. www.portlandovations.org, or PortTIX, 842-0800.

Thursday, Feb. 6

“American Idiot,” presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $40-$54. www.portlandovations.org, or PortTIX, 842-0800.

Friday, Feb. 7

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, 8 p.m., Presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $35-$38. www.portlandovations.org, or PortTIX, 842-0800.

Sunday, Feb. 9

Centennial of Benjamin Britten, presented by Portland Rossini Club, 3-4 p.m. at Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St,, Portland. $10-$5. 797-8318 or www.rossiniclub.org.

Events

Friday, Jan. 31-Saturday, Feb. 1

Winterfest in South Portland-Cape Elizabeth, sponsored by Rotary and South Portland Parks and Recreation; several locales and events including scavenger hunt, skating party, chili and chowder challenge, hockey, snow sculpture, wagon rides and more. www.southportland.org.

Saturday, Feb. 8

24th annual Chinese New Year celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St.. Music and dance by children of CAFAM Chinese school. Crafts, food, vendors. www.cafamaine.org.

Exhibits

Through February

“Light on Form” exhibit at Saccarappa Art Collective Gallery, Westbrook. Reception on Friday, Jan. 24, from 5-8 p.m. Featuring Melissa Post van der Burg, Susan J. Wilder, Dave Hall, Fred Michel, Dennis Fournier and others. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. or by appointment. Email [email protected] or call 591-7300.

Through Sunday, Jan. 26

“A Graphic Designer Remembered,” works of Joe Guertin, University of New England Art Gallery, Portland. Visit une.edu/artgallery.com.

Through Friday, Jan. 31

Self-portraits by Southern Maine Community College students, at Portland Public Library, Portland. www.portlandlibrary.com.

Through Sunday, Feb. 23

“American Vision,” photographs from the Owen and Anna Wells collection, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square. 775-6148 or portlandmuseum.org.

Through Friday, Feb. 28

“Greater Portland’s Cityscape since 1960,” 10 a.m.-5 p.m., photography exhibit presented by Greater Portland Landmarks at Lewis Gallery, Portland Public Library. Kickoff for Landmarks 50th anniversary. www.portlandlibrary.com.

Through February

“To the Ends of the Earth,” selections from Jay I. Kislak Polar Collection at USM Osher Map Library, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. Free. Maps, charts, books, artifacts dating back 500 years.

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