Arts Calendar: Dec. 31-Jan. 9

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Greater Portland

Exhibits

“Local Color: Pieces of Maine,” paintings by Dawn Maron, Mike Maron and Suzanne Woodward, Lifeworks Chiropractic Center, 202 US Rte. 1, Suite 100, Falmouth, artists’ reception 5:30-7:30 p.m., to April 29.

“Tactile Delights: Fabric Manipulation,” Art Quilts Maine, Portland Public Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library, 5 Monument Square, to Jan. 29.

Thursday 1/7

“Photos of the Year: Maine Through Our Eyes,” 5-7 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, by Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram staff.

Film

Ongoing

LGBTQ Teen Spring Film Series, 2-3:30 p.m., second Saturday of the month, Portland Public Library Teen Lounge, 5 Monument Square, for teens to discover stories that might resemble their own, and explore new perspectives and experiences. Rasely@portlandpubliclibrary.org, 871-1700, ext.773.

Galleries

“Holiday Offerings – 2015,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to Jan. 31, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydartgallery.com.

“Me, Mona, and Mao,” Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, interactive installation of Andy Warhol’s “Mao,” Aaron T Stephan’s “Girl With a Pearl Earring—Tangled in Process” and a copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” to Feb. 21, bit.ly/1MZkPHg.

Small Works: Gallery Artists, rotating exhibit, Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland, to Feb. 27.

“Portraits of Courageous Citizenship,” opening 5-8 p.m., Waynflete Art Gallery, 360 Spring St., Portland, portraits and narratives of social, environmental and economic fairness, through Feb. 6, 774-7863, ext. 1201.

“Mock Taxidermy: A Curious Collection of Rare Beasts” by Elise Smorczewski, The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, through February, 253-6808, michelle.souliere@gmail.com.

“Portraits of the Artist” program, 5-6:30 p.m., The Art Gallery at the University of New England’s Portland Campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland,  through Feb. 7. Lecture 5-6:30 p.m., Jan. 14.

Ongoing

A Fine Thing Gallery, Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Ave., Portland, 699-2919, edpollackfinearts.com.

Area Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Woodbury Campus Center, 780-5008, usm.maine.edu/gallery.

Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154, artascope.com.

Art Gallery at University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499, une.edu/artgallery.

Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443, arthousepictureframes.com.

Arthur Fink’s Studio/Gallery, 145 Newbury St., Portland, 615-5722.

Artisan Maine, 178 Lower Main St., Freeport, 869-4050.

Artist and Craftsman Supply, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272.

Art Loft Gallery, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Blue Spoon, 89 Congress St., Portland, yesartworks.org.

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

Borealis Bistro, 182 Ocean Ave., Portland, 541-9600.

Bridge Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 712-9499, bridgegalleryportland.com.

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700, capecottagegallery.com.

Carolyn Walton Gallery, 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585, carolynwalton.com.

Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260, cascobayframes.com.

Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334, portlandpottery.com.

Cia Cafe and Gallery, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, 747-4414.

Clayton’s Cafe, 447 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-1117.

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, 252-9520.

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Couleur Collection, 240 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2401, couleurcollection.co.

Cygnet Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

Da Vinci Experience Art Gallery, Portland North Business Park, 60 Gray Road, Building 1, Suite 16, Falmouth, 541-9171. DaVinciExperienceGallery.com.

Dobra Tea, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 210-6566.

Domaine Gallery, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270, domainegallery.com.

Earth and Soul, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620, elizabethmossgalleries.com.

Ember Grove Gallery, 247B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408, embergrove.com.

emilie inc., 227 Congress St., Portland, 272-2285.

Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-5720, fcascarborough.org.

Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932, filamentgallery.com.

Fore River Gallery, 613 Congress St., Portland, 252-6728.

Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084, forestreetgallery.com.

Forgotten Transport, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462, jmdunitzstudios.com.

Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426, fourwallsgallery.com.

Free Street Gallery at Maine College of Art, 87 Free St., Portland, 653-7271.

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307.

Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.

Front Room Gallery, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.

Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505, frostgullygallery.com.

Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200 ext. 226.

GEM Gallery, 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.

Gleason Fine Art Portland, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, info@gleasonfineart.com.

Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.

Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, 846-0817, heronpointstudio.com.

Holly Ready Studio, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027, hollyready.com.

ICA at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 775-3052, meca.edu.

Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522, jamesongallery.com.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, 772-1961, JuneFitzpatrickGallery.com.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.

June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, 90 Minot Road, Pownal, 688-4468, junelacombesculpture.com.

Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, 228-8014.

Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.

Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.

Larson Fine Art Gallery, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221, larsonfineart.com.

Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth, ariatuki.com.

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, 766-2940, artsprits@myfairpoint.net.

Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759, maineartsworkshop.com.

Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, 878-8896.

Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu.

Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, mmc.org/thearts, jcoleman@suscom-maine.net.

Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland, 774-1633.

Maine Roasters Coffee, 82 Portland Road (U.S. Route 1), Yarmouth.

Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, 228-2056.

Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609, mayostreetarts.org.

Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

Moxie Studio and Gallery, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Gallery, 148 Main St., Yarmouth, 847-5423, NYA.org.

Open Concepts Gallery and Studios, Cove Street Art Center, 50 Cove St., Portland, 772-3822.

Paula Banks Consulting and Two Lights Home Care, Pond Cove Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth, lola-studios.com.

PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, 517-0200.

Ponomo, 142 High St., Suite 307, Portland, ponomostyle.com.

Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance, 548 Congress St., Portland, portlandarts.org.

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., 2nd Floor, Portland, 228-5829, portcityshow@gmail.com.

Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portlandlibrary.com.

Radiant Light Gallery, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydartgallery.com.

Rise Photography, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204, risephotography.com.

Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, rosecontemporary.com.

Roux and Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, 576-7787, rouxandcyrgallery.com.

Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland, salt.edu.

Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, 767-8090.

South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, space538.org.

St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568, stlawrencearts.org.

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland, rickgreenart.com.

Susan Maasch Fine Art, 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955, susanmaaschfineart.com.

Sylvia Kania Gallery, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.

Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.

Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590, tobyrosenberg.com.

Thos. Moser Gallery, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

3fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main, 317 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6264.

TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, 516 Congress St., Portland, HourExchangePortland.org, 874-9868.

USM Osher Map Library, 314 Forest Ave., Portland, 780-4850, oshermaps.org.

USM Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland, 780-4270.

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland, utopiadesigns.com.

VoxPhotographs, 232-1214, info@voxphotographs.com.

Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, whitneyartworks.com.

Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-7777, yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com.

Museums

“Cobblers to Capitalists: Two Centuries of Freeport Shoemaking,” Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, 45 Main St., Freeport, to Jan. 15; closed til Jan. 4, 865-3170, freeporthistoricalsociety.org.

“Early Maine Photography, 1840-1870,” Maine Historical Society Brown Library, 489 Congress St., Portland, to Jan. 16, 774-1822.

“Rich Entel’s Cardboard Menagerie,” Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, to Jan. 4, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.

“Travels of an Artist,” by David Rosenthal, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Jan. 7 (snow date Jan. 10, 2- 4 p.m.), Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, to March 7, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.

Ongoing

Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234, kitetails.com.

Cushing’s Point Museum, local and American history exhibits, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, free/donations accepted, 55 Bug Light Park, South Portland, 767-7299, sphistory.org.

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, by appointment, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330, fifthmainemuseum.org.

Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 45 Main St., Freeport, 865-3170, freeporthistoricalsociety.org.

International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland, cryptozoologymuseum.com.

Maine Historical Society Museum, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m.-noon, children’s hour, Monday and Wednesday; adults $8, children $3, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, mainehistory.org.

Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118, maineirish.com.

Maine Jewish Museum,10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.

Neal Dow Memorial, tours by appointment, 714 Congress St., Portland, 773-7773, mewctu.com.

Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., adults $5, children $2, 157 Spring St., Portland, portlandfiremuseum.com.

Portland Museum of Art, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday; free on first Fridays 5-9 p.m., 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org.

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.

Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, skylinefarm.org, 829-9203 .

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337, springpointlight.org.

Yarmouth History Center, 1-5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, 118 East Elm St., Yarmouth, 846-6259, yarmouthmehistory.org.

Music

Thursday 12/31 

New Year’s Eve with Primo Cubano Latin band, 9 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland, $20 advance/$25 day of, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Friday 1/1

Ellis Paul holiday show, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, tickets at http://bit.ly/1RIZ2EL.

Saturday 1/2

New Moon Rising, 7 p.m., an evening of West African-inspired dancing and drumming, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, mayostreetarts.org. Raffle for free dance and drum classes; accepting donations of summer clothing and hats to be taken to Guinea, embodytherhythm.com.

“Lunch Cult,” album release with Listening Woman and Street Sity Surf,  8:30 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, $8, all ages, space538.org/music.

Friday 1/8

BluTonic, five-voice a cappella group, 6:45 p.m. jazz and pop standards, Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport, $5 at the door.

JT Stivers and the Threadbare Band, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square Portland, bit.ly/1J6WUE5.

Saturday 1/9

Flamenco music and dancing with Gregoíre Pearce and Lindsey Bourassa, 7 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, tickets at mayostreetarts.org.

Americana, Folk and Blues Concert by Hilton Park, 7-8:30 p.m., South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, SouthPortlandLibrary.com. Free.

Ongoing

Blue, comedy, jazz, Irish music, 650A Congress St., Portland, portcityblue.com/calendar/.

Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m. to noon, first and third Saturdays, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102, liz@stlawrencearts.org.

Royal River Women’s A Capella Chorus Rehearsal, 7-10 p.m. most Thursdays, American Legion Hall, 17 Dunn St., Westbrook. New members from southern Maine welcome, skelley@royalriver.org, royalriver.org.

Theater/Dance

“Head in the Clouds,” Michael Lane Trautman, clown, mime, magician and ping-pong ball guru, 7 p.m., Dec. 31, Jan. 1, 2, Firehouse Arts, 20 Center St., Yarmouth. Adults $12, students $8, 450-5342, info@firehouseartsME.com.

Wednesday 1/6

Comedian Matt Braunger, 7:30 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland, featured on Conan, Letterman, Chelsey Lately, $12 advance/$15 day of, bit.ly/1Jh1RVH.

Friday 1/8

Stories of Firsts, share or listen to stories of first experiences, 7:30 p.m., Portland Playback Theatre at CTN5, 516 Congress St. Portland, $10.

Mid-Coast

Exhibits

“Collage Explorations,” Crooker Gallery at Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, to Jan. 2. Featuring the work of four local artists, FMI topshamlibrary.org.

Film

“Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco,” feature-length documentary about ultra-running legend Micah True, Frontier Cinema & Café, 14 Maine St., Brunswick. Various times daily Jan. 12-17. Tickets $10 in advance at explorefrontier.com or $12 at the door.

Galleries

“Warmth in Style,” 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, handwoven blankets and clothing, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, to Dec. 31, 443-1499.

Ongoing

Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, Brunswick, 721-3099, thebarndoorcafe.com.

Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500, bayviewwgallery.com.

Beth Carlson Animal Portraits Gallery, 613 Foster Point Road, Bath, 751-5288.

Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.

Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath, 442-0300.

Chocolate Church Art Gallery, 804 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, emilycollierjohnson@gmail.com.

Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242, curtislibrary.com.

11 Pleasant Street, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016, daughtry@vsartsmaine.org.

Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820, explorefrontier.com.

Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098, keith@keithsphotography.com.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081, widgeoncove.com.

Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.

Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, 607-4002, gelatofiasco.com.

Gun Point Cove Gallery, 1241 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island, 833-7303, gunpointcovegallery.com.

Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell, 841-9812, harborworksgallery.org.

ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.

Little Dog Coffee, 87 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820.

Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, maescafeandbakery.com/events, 442-8577.

Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678, mainefiberarts.org.

Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914, merrymeetingartscenter.org.

Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.

Sarah Greenier Gallery, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717, sebascodeganartists.com.

Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.

Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, 729-8033, thorntonoaks.com.

Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, topshamlibrary.org, 725-1727.

Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, 725-8820, spindleworks.org.

Museums

“Cold War in a Cold Climate,” exhibit in honor of Harold Grundy, on view to Jan. 10, Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

“Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts in Africa,” on view to March 6, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

Ongoing

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday, extended hours Thursdays and some Sundays, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

Maine Maritime Museum, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, mainemaritimemuseum.org.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

Music

Friday 1/8

The Howligans, four-piece rock band, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, $10, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Ongoing

Music at Noontime, Wednesdays 12:15-12:45 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515. Free.

“Run Free: The True Story of Caballo Blanco,” a documentary about ultra-running legend Micah True, will premiere at the Frontier Cinema & Café for a weeklong run beginning Tuesday, Jan. 12. True, better known as Caballo Blanco – the White Horse – was the focal character of Christopher McDougall’s 2009 bestselling book “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen” about the Tarahumara Indians of northern Mexico. Tickets are $10 in advance at explorefrontier.com or $12 at the door. The Frontier Cinema & Café is located inside old Fort Andross at 14 Maine St. in Brunswick.

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