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Arts Calendar Nov. 9-20

Lifestyle

Arts Calendar Nov. 9-20

Greater Portland

Auditions, Calls for Art

Durham Community School PTA, seeking crafters, business owners for a fair on Nov. 19 at the Durham Community School Gymnasium, 654 Hallowell Road, $20 for 8-foot table, proceeds support field trip funding, FMI, Nancy Decker, orc95@comcast.net, 751-1323 or Laurel Gervais, lgervais@maine.rr.com.

Books & Authors

Wednesday 11/9

"Dispelling the Myth:" How America can achieve high-quality, lower cost health care, 7 a.m., Holiday Inn By the Bay, 88 Spring St., Portland, $17 members/$27 non-members, register by Nov. 4, FMI 772-2811.

"L.L. Bean: The man & his company" author Jim Witherell to speak, 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, FMI 871-1700.

Saturday 11/12

"Standing on Two Feet," James D. Richardson book signing, Sherman's Books & Stationery, 128 Main St., Freeport, FMI, Ted 1-888-361-9473.

John McDonald 20th Anniversary radio broadcast and book signing, 8-11 a.m., Nonesuch Books and Cards, Millcreek Shopping Center, 50 Market St., South Portland, 799-2659, nonesuchbooks.com

Monday 11/14

Author Colin Woodward to speak on "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America," 7:30 p.m., Yarmouth Town Hall Community Room, 200 Main St., Yarmouth. Suggested donation $3 members/$5 non-members. FMI Yarmouth Historical Society 846-6259.

Thursday 11/17

Reader's Circle discussion of "Paris Stories" by Mavis Gallant, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, FMI 846-4763.

Friday 11/18

Author Layne V. Witherell to speak on "Wine Maniacs: Life in the Wine Biz," 12 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, FMI 871-1700.

Saturday 11/19

Meet the Artist with author/illustrator Dahlov Ipcar, 1-3 p.m., Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, FMI 775-6148.

Comedy

Ongoing

Portland Comedy Connection, 16 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 774-5554, full schedule at mainecomedy.com.

Film

"Conversations with Edd Bonney," now available for sale at Freeport Public Library, 10 Liberty Dr., Freeport, freeportpubliclibrary.com.

Friday 11/11

"Like There's No Tomorrow," Warren Miller film screening, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 389 Congress St., Portland. Tickets $27 available at Arlberg Ski & Sports Shops, PortTix.com or at box office. FMI 874-8200.

Friday 11/18

"The Black Power Mixtape," doors 7 p.m., film 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, FMI 828-5600.

Galleries

"Enter Night" on exhibit through Dec. 31, Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland, FMI 780-0700.

The Artisans Collective mixed media show & sale, on exhibit through Dec. 15, Royal Bean, 18 Crossing Dr., Yarmouth, FMI 846-7967.

Wednesday 11/16

"A Perpetual Present:" 2011 MECA Faculty Selects Exhibition, opening reception 6-8 p.m., runs through Dec. 23, MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland. FMI 1-800-699-1509.

Friday 11/18

Michele Caron, opening reception 6:30 p.m., runs through Jan. 13, 2012; 317 Main St. Community Music Center, 317 Main St., Yarmouth.

Ongoing

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

Addison Woolley Gallery, "At Work and Play," through Nov. 26; 132 Washington Ave., corner of Fox St., Portland, 450-8499, addisonwoolley.com.

Addo Novo, 490 Congress St., Portland, addonovo.com/arts.

Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, USM Portland, 780-5008, usm.maine.edu/gallery.

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

Art Gallery at UNE, Westbrook College campus, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499 or 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.

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

Art Loft Gallery, paintings and silk hangings by Helen Farnham, wood engraved hand pulled prints by Tony Kulik, metal sculpture and furniture by Jim Millers, second floor, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, newest work by Betina Clark, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Aucocisco Gallery, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 775-2222 or aucocisco.com.

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

Biddeford Savings Bank, 360 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-3004.

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

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

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

Cambridge Coffee Bar and Bakehouse, 740 Broadway, South Portland, cambridgecoffeebar.com.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Cygnet Gallery, "Figurative Show," with Dewitt Hardy, Janet Manyan, Tim Gaydos, George and Dadee Burk, Pat Hardy, Hara Harding, Janet Ledoux, Elizabeth Kelley and M.L. Norton and more, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

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

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

Domaine Gallery, "New: Elemental/Essential Photography," by John G. Kelley, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270 or domainegallery.com.

Earth and Soul, indigenous artists from around the world and local artists, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Eli Phant, Cyanotype Prints by Anna Low, Munjoy Hill, Portland, eli-phant.com, Sally Struever, 253-9943.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, Lori Ingraham: "Foliage," and Harry Nadler (1930- 1990): "Sightings," exhibit through Dec. 4, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620, elizabethmossgalleries.com.

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

"Emergence: The History and Restoration of Etz Chaim Synagogue," photo essay by Tama Silverstein Louden, through Dec. 16, Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM, 314 Forest Ave., Portland.

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

Falmouth Memorial Library, “Ships and Shores and Water Things,” Jack Nordby, through mid-November, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

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

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

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

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

"Forgotten Transport" photography by Jonathan M. Dunitz, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462, jmdunitzstudios.com.

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

Free Street Gallery at MECA, "Personal Views: The One O'clock Group" 10 Artists, 87 Free St., Portland, Dee Adams, 653-7271.

Freeport Community Library, Mary Berry Paintings, contemporary landscapes, through October, 10 Library Dr., 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 or 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, "Sara Gray: Transitions," photography show, exhibit through Nov. 30, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, info@gleasonfineart.com.

Greenhut Galleries, "Northeast x Southwest," exhibit Nov. 3-26, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

The Green Hand Bookshop, "Addicted to Love," exhibit through Nov. 31, 661 Congress St., Portland, 450-6695.

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

Heron Point Gallery, "Piece by Piece: My journey through mosaics," through Nov. 27; 63 Market St., Portland, Bonnie Faulkner, 846-0817, heronpointstudio.com.

Holly Ready Studio, oil and gouache paintings by Holly Ready, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027 or hollyready.com

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

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

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

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

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

The Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, Rebecca Goodale, 228-8014.

Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.

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

Larson Fine Art Gallery, new work by David Henning Larson, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221, larsonfineart.com.

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

Lifeworks Chiropractic, artwork by Mark Nutt, Foreside Place, 202 U.S. Route 1, Suite 100, Falmouth, 781-7911, call for viewing times.

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

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Color My World: An interactive art exhibit, Long Island, Maggie Carle, artsprits@myfairpoint.net, 766-2940.

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

Maine Charitable Mechanics Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, Jill Cournoyer, 878-8896.

Maine College of Art, "A Perpetual Present:" 2011 MECA Faculty Selects Exhibition through Dec. 23, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu.

Maine Medical Center, paintings for sale by Freeport artist Janice L. Moore, portion of proceeds to benefit The Arts at Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, mmc.org/thearts, jcoleman@suscom-maine.net.

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

Maine Roaster's Coffee, U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth.

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

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

Meg Perry Center, 644 Congress St., Portland, 772-0689, megperrycenter.com.

Mercy Yarmouth, “Reflections of Joy” exhibit by Margareta “Meta” McDonald, through fall, open to public from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 385 Route 1, Yarmouth.

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

Moxie Studio and Gallery, landscape, still life paintings, by appointment, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

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

Open Concepts Gallery & 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.

Ponomo, jewelry, handbags and accessories by Hannah Tarkinson, 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., second floor, Portland, Elliott Teel, 228-5829, portcityshow@gmail.com.

Portland Public Library, AIGA Maine annual exhibit, "Good Design is Good Business: The Elements of Branding," through Dec. 30, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Rabelais, 86 Middle St., Portland, 774-1044, RabelaisBooks.com.

Radiant Light Gallery, Thom Adams fine art and documentary photography, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Richard Boyd Pottery Art Gallery, "Perspective," Nov. 4-27; 5 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydpottery.com.

Rise Photography, "New Moon," work by Meghan Donahue, Matthew Robbins photography, Alicia Allen jewelry, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204, risephotography.com.

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

The Royal Bean Cafe, Main St., Yarmouth, 829-5082.

Running with Scissors Gallery, 54 Cove St., Portland, 699-4242.

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

Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, Michael Hofheimer, 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, "Two From the Biennial: Clint Fulkerson and Jon Edwards," and solo exhibition by Kate Russo, "New Paintings," 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955 or 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 Freeport Showroom, "Celebrate Women Artists in Maine," featuring Jill Hoy and Anne Ireland, 20+ artists, Thos. Moser fall art show, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, photography by Dawn Herrick, 516 Congress St., Portland, HourExchangePortland.org, Orion Breen, 874-9868.

USM Glickman Family Library, 7th floor, Glickman Library, USM Portland campus.

USM Osher Map Library, USM Portland, usm.maine.edu/maps.

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

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

VoxPhotographs, for viewing invitation and location, 232-1214 or info@voxphotographs.com.

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

The wonderful gallery/FINE ART, "Everything is Illuminated," new paintings by Janice Moore, 152 Main St., Freeport, 865-6077, thewonderfulgallery.com.

Yarmouth Frame Shop and Gallery, 336 Main St. Yarmouth, 846-7777; second location, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com.

3Fish Gallery, "Davidson and Daughters Revisited," through Dec. 2, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main Street, Michele Caron, through Jan. 13, 2012; 317 Main St., Yarmouth. Yarmouth, 846-6264.

Museums

Ongoing

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

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

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

Maine Historical Society Museum, "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," and "Images of the Longfellow Garden," current exhibits, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 12-5 p.m. Sun.; 11 a.m.-12 p.m. children's hour Monday and Wednesday; $8 adult, $3 child, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822 or mainehistory.org.

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

Maine Jewish Museum, formerly called Tree of Life at Etz Chaim, open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, Gary Berenson, 329-9854, treeoflifemuseum.org.

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum, daily trains from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., on the hour, from the museum, 58 Fore St., Portland, 828-0814, tickets, $10 adult, $9 senior, $6 child ages 3-12, price includes admission to museum.

Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland, 871-7188 or museumafricanculture.org.

Neal Dow Memorial, 714 Congress St., Portland, tours 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 773-7773, mewctu.org.

Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., $5 adults, $2 children age 7+, 157 Spring St., Portland, portlandfiremuseum.com.

Portland Harbor Museum, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337, portlandharbormuseum.org.

Portland Museum of Art, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Maine, on view through Jan. 29, 2012; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; and 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday; free on Fridays 5-9 p.m., first Fridays, Seven Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org

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

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum and the Shaker Store, by appointment, U.S. Route 26, New Gloucester, 926-4597, shaker.lib.me.us.

Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, Yarmouth, skylinefarm.org, 793-8569.

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, SMCC campus, off Fort Road, South Portland, springpointlight.org, 799-6337.

Victoria Mansion, self-guided tours, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 772-4841, victoriamansion.org.

Yarmouth Historical Society Museum, "Life Along the Royal River," 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Merrill Memorial Library, Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6259.

Music

Thursday 11/10

Presumpscot River Bottom Boys, 2 p.m., Scarborough Terrace, 600 Commercial Dr., Scarborough, limited seating, reservations required, FMI 885-5568.

Royal River Philharmonic Jazz Band, 12:15 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland, free, FMI 775-3356.

Friday 11/11

Occidental Gypsy, 8 p.m., Mayo St. Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, tickets $10, FMI 615-3609.

Saturday 11/12

Hattie Simon with Nick Thompson Brown, 12 p.m., Bard Coffee, 185 Middle St., Portland, FMI 899-4788.

James Montgomery Band performance, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, tickets $25 advance/$28 door. FMI onelongfellowsquare.com or 761-1757.

Sunday 11/13

Rossini Club Concert, 1-3 p.m., Cathedral of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland, FMI 772-5434.

Monday 11/14

Castlebay Celtic-Folk Duo, 7 p.m., Southworth Planetarium, 96 Falmouth St., Portland, tickets $8/$6, FMI 780-4249.

Wednesday 11/16

Treble Treble Vol. 5 release party, 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, FMI space538.org.

Thursday 11/17

MarchFourth Marching Band, 9 p.m., Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland, tickets $10-13 at door, FMI 879-8988.

Roswitha Lohmer, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Portland Conservatory, 202 Woodford St., Portland, FMI 775-3356.

Fall Instrumental Concert, USM Youth Ensemble, 7 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 389 Congress St., Portland, suggested donation $6/$3 at door, FMI 842-0800.

Friday 11/18

John Doyle and the Press Gang, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, FMI 761-1757.

The Maine Striper Sessions with the Jason Spooner Trio and Pete Kilpatrick Band, benefit concert for The Coastal Conservation Association of Maine, 7 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., tickets $15 advance/$18 door. FMI portcitymusichall.com or 899-4990.

USM Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, 41 Morrill Ave., USM Gorham, $6 general public, $3 seniors/students.

Saturday 11/19

"POPS Gives its Regards to Broadway," 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 389 Congress St., Portland, tickets $45-65 available through PortTix, 842-0800 or at the Box Office.

Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, 3 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, $12 public, $10 seniors, FMI freeportperformingarts.com, 1-888-702-7730.

Symphony-Plus Performance, 3 p.m., Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport, tickets $12/$10 seniors. FMI freeportperformingarts.com or 1-888-702-7730.

Sunday 11/20

A Voice Upon the Mountain: Women in Harmony Chorus, 2:30 p.m., Cathedral of Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland, tickets $5.

Bearfoot, 8 p.m., tickets $15 advance/$18 door, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, FMI 761-1757.

USM Concert Band, 2 p.m., McCormack Performing Arts Center, 41 Morrill Ave., USM Gorham Campus.

"POPS Gives its Regards to Broadway," 2:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 389 Congress St., Portland, tickets $45-65 available through PortTix, 842-0800 or at the Box Office.

Ongoing

Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., first and third Saturday, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102 or liz@stlawrencearts.org.

David Bullard Songwriter Night, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Andy's Pub, Commercial St.; Solo Night 6 p.m. Thursdays, Slainte Wine Bar, 24 Preble St., Portland.

House Bluegrass, 9 p.m. Mondays, no cover, Empire Dine & Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland.

Kirtan!, call and response group chanting meditation, 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Fridays, $5 donation, Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress St., Portland, 799-0054, portlandyoga.com.

Lazy Lightning, Grateful Dead covers and original music, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Big Easy, 55 Market St., bigeasyportland.com or 776-2822.

Theater & Dance

"August: Osage County," Nov. 2-20, Wed./Thu. 7 p.m. $20, Fri. ($25)/Sat. ($30) 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. $30, St. Lawrence Arts, reservations and info 885-5883. 

"There's Gold in the Hills," runs Nov. 10-23 at 7 p.m., additional 2 p.m. show on Sundays, Cape Elizabeth High School Auditorium, 345 Ocean House Road, adults $8, kids/students/seniors $5. FMI Richard 799-3309.

Friday 11/11

Youth Voices Onstage, Nov. 11-13, 4 p.m Fri. & Sat., additional 1 p.m show Sat., Children's Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland, tickets $8-9, FMI 828-1234 ext. 231.

Tuesday 11/15

"Back and Forth" an evening with dancers Pandit Chitresh Das and Jason Samuels Smith, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, FMI 775-6148.

Thursday 11/17

"Once Upon a Mattress," runs Nov. 17-19 at 7 p.m., additional 2 p.m. show on Nov. 19, Yarmouth High School Performing Arts Center, 286 West Elm St., Yarmouth, tickets $10 adults, $8 students/seniors, all shows are reserved seating. FMI and reservations 846-4648.

Saturday 11/19

"Masked Marvels and Wondertales," Michael Cooper, 11 a.m., South Portland Auditorium, 637 Highland Ave., South Portland, tickets $10 throguh PortTix.com or Merrill Auditorium box office. FMI portlandovations.org.

Ongoing

Argentine Tango Practice, Wednesday 7-9 p.m., beginner lesson 7 p.m., $10; Ballroom Dance Party, Saturday 8 p.m.- midnight, beginner lesson 7 p.m., $7; Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St., Portland.

Club 188, line dancing instruction, Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. beginners; 8-9 p.m. intermediate; 9-9:30 p.m. advanced; 188 Warren Ave., Portland.

Greater Portland Community Contradance, first Saturday, 7:15 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. main dance, $9 adult, $5 child, Falmouth Congregational Church Hall, 267 Falmouth Road, new dancers welcome, no partner needed, 756-2201.

Maplewood Dance Center, night classes followed by dance socials on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 383 Warren Ave., Portland, 878-0584, maplewooddancecenter.com.

Irish Set Dancing, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Yarmouth Community Services building, 200 Main St., Yarmouth, setdncr02@yahoo.com.

Second Saturday Contradance, 6 p.m. family dance; 7:30 p.m. potluck; 8 p.m. beginner lesson; 8:30-12 p.m. dance, $10 adult/ $7 student or senior, bring clean shoes, Wescustogo Hall, U.S. Route 115, North Yarmouth, 233-4325, fiddle103@yahoo.com or 318-8746, maywicca@gmail.com.

Square Dancing Classes, by Mix 'n Mingle Square Dancing Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays through April, ages 9 and up, $3, no experience necessary, Eight Corners School, 22 Mussey Road, Scarborough, mixnmingle@maine.rr.com.

Mid Coast

Books

Tuesday 11/15

Learn to use Maine Infonet download library for your e-reader, 6:30 p.m., Cundy's Harbor Library, 935 Cundy's Harbor Road, Harpswell, FMI 729-1461.

Friday 11/18

Crash Berry book signing, 7 p.m., Gulf of Maine Books, 134 Main St., Brunswick, FMI 729-5083.

Films

Wednesday 11/9

"The Far North," a Donald Millan lecture film, 7 p.m., Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, free, FMI 725-3062.

Friday 11/11

Robert Freson film presentation, 1:30 p.m., Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, FMI 729-8033.

Monday 11/21

"Singin' in the Rain," film screening , 6:30 p.m., Skidompha Public Library, 184 Main St., Damariscotta, FMI 563-5513.

Ongoing

The Dreamland Theater film series on second and fourth Thursdays, Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St., Bath, 6 p.m., free/$5 suggested donation, presented by Sagadahoc Preservation Inc., film listings at sagadahocpreservation.org.

Comedy

"Tom Jones" presented by Brunswick High School Players, Nov. 17-19 at 7 p.m., additional 2 p.m. show on Nov. 19. Adults $10, students/seniors $8. FMI PamelaErseme@aol.com.

Galleries

Ongoing

11 Pleasant St. Arts Center, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 319-6057 or 11pleasant.com.

Allen & Selig Realty, landscapes and seascapes by Claudette Gamache, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 15 Vine St., Bath, 443-2200 or AllenSelig.com.

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

Bayview Gallery, "Her Mark," 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500, Patricia Boissevain, 729-5500, bayviewwgallery.com.

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

Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455 or 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.

The Eleven Pleasant Street Gallery, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016 or daughtry@vsartsmaine.org.

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

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

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

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

Gallery Framing, "The World Around Us," Nov. 1-25, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.

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

Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy's Harbor Road, Harpswell, harborworksgallery.org, Guy Saldanha, gsaldanh@bowdoin.edu, 841-9812.

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, 442-8577 or maescafeandbakery.com/events.

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

Markings Gallery, "Wearable Art," Nov. 1-30; 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, Maine, marine and coastal paintings, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

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

Summer Island Studio, "Totems of Land and Sea," by watercolorist and Asian brush painter, Jean Kigel, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.

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

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

VSA arts of Maine, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016, vsartsmaine.org.

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

Museums

Ongoing

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, 725-3275.

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

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, "Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," exhibition through Dec. 6, 2011, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Sundays; closed Mondays, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, "CSI Brunswick: The Forensic Work of Dr. Frank Whittier," and "Pejepscot's Early Scots-Irish History," Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., free, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, 729-6606.

Music

Thursday 11/10

The Novel Jazz Septet, 7 p.m., Skidompha Library, 184 Main St., Damariscotta, tickets $12 adults/$10 seniors/$5 ages 12-18, FMI 563-5513.

Friday 11/11

Maine Singers' Atelier Master Class performance, 6:30 p.m., 317 Main St. Community Music Center, 317 Main St., Yarmouth. Tickets $20, to register or purchase tickets call 846-9559 or 317mainst.org.

Monday 11/14

Listener's Guide to Chamber Music, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, larksociety.org, 761-1522.

Friday 11/18

Mozart Mentors Orchestra performance, Kanbar Auditorium, Studzinski Recital hall, Bowdoin College, FMI 798-4141.

Shuffle. Play. Listen. with Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley, 8 p.m., Merrill Auditiorium, 389 Congress St., Portland. Tickets $32-26 Ovations members, $35-40 general public, available through PortTix.com or at the box office. FMI 874-8200.

Monday 11/21

Listener's Guide to Chamber Music, 7 p.m., Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, larksociety.org, 761-1522.

Theater/Dance

Friday 11/11

Dinner theater comes to Harpswell, 6 p.m., Grange Hall, Route 123, Harpswell, tickets $15 advance, FMI 725-2438.

Ongoing

Sage Swingers, Square and Round Dance Club, 6:30 p.m. Monday round dance workshops, Coffin School Cafeteria, Barrows St., Brunswick; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday square dance workshops, Jordan Acres School Cafeteria, Brunswick, 389-2568 or sage.squaredanceme.us.