Jan. 2: LEWISTON, The Mutineers, a bluegrass band from Portland, will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Jan. 3: AUBURN,
Denny Breau and Frank Coffin will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 650-3294

Jan. 3: LEWISTON, Portland singer/songwriter Pecos Bill will perform at 9 p.m. at She Doesn’t Like Guthries, 115 Middle St. 376-3344

Jan. 3: NEW GLOUCESTER,
Addie Thompson and Britta Pejic, singer/songwriters, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the New Gloucester Village Coffee House at First Congregational Church, Gloucester Hill Road. $10/$5 926-3260

Jan. 3: PORTLAND, the Choral Art Society Camerata, a cappella group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High St. 828-0043

Jan. 4: NORWAY, the fourth annual Christmastide concert will be held at 3 p.m. at Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. Free 743-2290

Jan. 4: SALEM,
the A&E Country Music show will be held at 1 p.m. at Salem Community Building. Donations

Jan. 5: NEWRY,
Bruce Jacques will perform at 7 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort. 824-5243

Jan. 5: PORTLAND, the Larry Williams Trio will perform at 6:30 p.m. at Back Bay Grill, 65 Portland St. 772-8833

Jan. 6: NEWRY, Yo Yo Yo ’90s jam will be held at 7 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort. 824-5243

Jan. 7: NEWRY,
Zahzel will perform hip-hop at 7 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort. 824-5243

Jan. 7: WALES, Gregory Guay, classical guitarist, and other artists will perform at a memorial concert for Ryan J. Guay and scholarship fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. at Oak Hill High School auditorium, 56 School Road. Donations 212-6464

Jan. 8: AUBURN, Jason Mancini will perform at 8 p.m. at Gritty McDuff’s, Main Street. 650-3294

Jan. 8: BRYANT POND, the Forestdale School program of chimes will be held at 2 p.m. at Whitman Memorial Library, 28 S. Main St. 665-2505

Dance

Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: PARIS, the Jones Dance Band will play old-fashioned music at a dance at 7 p.m. at the South Paris American Legion Hall, Church Street. $5 743-5723

Jan. 5, 12: DRESDEN,
country western line and partner dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dresden Masonic Hall, Route 127. $3/$4 622-4884

Jan. 6, 13: LEWISTON, line dancing will be held every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, 191 Lisbon St. 783-6667

Jan. 7, 14: LEWISTON, country line dancing will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Central Hall, Lisbon Street. 786-0003

Jan. 7, 14: PORTLAND,
line dancing will be held at 7 p.m. at Club 188, Warren Avenue. 653-3857

Jan. 7, 14: RUMFORD,
line dancing will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 13 Oxford Ave. Free 739-9798

Kids

Jan. 4: NORWAY, Mystery Academy will present “The Case of the Secret Map” for ages 7 through 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Norway Memorial Library, 258 Main St. 674-5185

Special

Jan. 2-4: AUGUSTA, the 21st annual Northeast Motorsports Expo and Trade Show will be held at the Augusta Civic Center. The hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. $7.50/$4.50 626-2405

Jan. 5, 12: SEBAGO, Schoolhouse Arts Center at Sebago Lake will hold auditions for its winter variety show from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the center, Route 114. 642-3743

Jan. 6: PORTLAND,
a poetry open-mic night will be held at 7 p.m. at North Star Cafe, 225 Congress St. $2 450-1815

Jan. 8: NEWRY,
a “Black out! Black Light Glow Party” will be held at 9 p.m. at Sunday River Ski Resort. 824-5243



Theater

Jan. 3, 4: GRAY, the Fiddlehead Players will hold auditions for “Jungle Book – Kids” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Fiddlehead Center, Shaker Road. 657-2244

Jan. 6: BATH, Studio Theatre of Bath will hold auditions for “The Odd Couple (Female Version) at 7 p.m. at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. 522-9954

Jan. 8, 9, 10: LEWISTON,
Lewiston High School students will perform “Little Women” at 7:30 p.m. at Lewiston Middle School auditorium, Central Avenue. $8/$5 783-0958

Films

Jan. 3: STONINGTON, “Life by Lobster” will be shown at 4 p.m. at the Stonington Opera House. Free 367-2788

Books

Jan. 3: BRUNSWICK, Susan Tuttle, author of “Exhibition 36: Mixed-Media Demonstrations and Explorations,” will sign copies of her book from 1 to 4 p.m. at Borders Books, 147 Bath Road. 449-1490

Exhibits

Augusta: “Fred Richard’s Life in Photography” will be featured through Feb. 22 at Pine Tree State Arboretum, 153 Hospital St. 621-0031

Bath:
“Ed McCartan – Paintings” will be displayed through Jan. 11 at Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, 160 Centre St. 442-8577

Bath:
“2009 Juried Photography Show” will be featured Jan. 9 through Feb. 14 at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 798 Washington St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 442-8637

Bridgton:
Works by Chris Chapman will be displayed through Jan. 2 at Gallery 302, 38 Main St. 647-2787

Brunswick: “Lewis Desoto’s Paranirvana/Self-Portrait” will be shown through Jan. 26 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 725-3275

Brunswick: “James Bowdoin III: Pursuing Style in the Age of Independence” will be featured through June 7 at Bowdoin College Shaw Ruddock Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick:
“Errant Behaviors: A Projection and Sound Installation by Anne Wilson” will be featured through Jan. 18 at Bowdoin College Media Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick:
“Michael Mazur: Fall Mountains for Kuo Shi” will be featured through Jan. 25 at Bowdoin College Focus Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick:
“Hogarth’s Women” Virtue and Vice in Eighteenth-Century England” will be featured through Jan. 18 at Bowdoin College Becker Gallery. 725-3275

Brunswick:
“American Spirit: Highlights From the Collection” will be featured through May 3 at Bowdoin College Boyd Gallery. 725-3275

Hallowell:
“Works On, Of and With Paper: Christine J. Higgins” will be featured through Jan. 10 at Cerulean Fine Art Gallery, 202 Water St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. 626-9009

Lewiston:
Watercolors by Joyce Coyne will be featured through Jan. 5; and “The Joy of Flowers,” paintings by Lydia Ward-Gray, will be displayed through Jan. 12, both at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center lobby gallery, Campus Avenue. 786-0729

Lewiston:
“Prints by R.J. Gray, Jr.” will be featured through Jan. 15 at Captive Elements Art House, 25 Landry Road. Gallery hours: 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and Monday by appointment. 786-3606

Portland:
“Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be featured through Jan. 4; “Landscapes From the Age of Impressionism” will be viewed through Jan. 4; and “Lynne Drexler – Painter” will be displayed through March 1, all at Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday through Columbus Day. 775-6148

Portland: “Textiles and Translations,” works by Alice Spencer, will be displayed through Jan. 11 at UNE Westbrook College, 716 Stevens Ave. Gallery hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 1 to 7 p.m. Thursday. 221-4499

Portland:
Works by gallery artists, paintings, sculpture and prints will be shown through Jan. 30 at Susan Maasch Fine Art, 29 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 699-2966

Portland:
“American and European Master Prints” will be displayed through April 25 at A Fine Thing: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 25 Forest Ave. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday or by appointment. 699-2919

Portland:
The fourth annual Biennial Portland Show will be displayed through Jan. 3 at Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. 772-2693

Portland:
The seventh annual exhibition by Maine College of Art painting alumni will be featured through Jan. 24 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. 772-1961

Portland:
The fifth annual exhibition of Maine College of Art staff members will be featured through Jan. 24 at June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St. 879-5742

Portland:
Student work from continuing studies classes “Lost Wax Bronze Casting and the Practice of Painting” will be featured Jan. 9 through Feb. 6 at Free Street Gallery at MECA, 87 Free St.

Rockland:
“The Wyeth Collection” and “Alex Katz: Early Paintings” are featured continuously; “From Impressionism to Modernism: American Paintings From the Farnsworth Art Museum, 1885-1935” will be on display through Feb. 1; and “Confronting Abstraction: Painting in Maine, 1945-1955,” will be featured through May 27, all at Farnsworth Art Museum, 352 Main St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. $8/$5 596-6457

Saco: “A Matter of Perception: Juried Exhibition by Artists with Disabilities” will be featured Jan. 9 through Feb. 22 at Saco Museum, 371 Main St. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and noon to 8 p.m. Thursday. 283-3861

Unity:
“Unity Under the Falls,” with works by Unity College students, will be displayed through Feb. 20 Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. 948-7469

Waterville: “The Works of Alex Katz” and “Ancient Art” are ongoing; “Realms of Faith: Medieval Art From the Walters Art Museum” will be displayed through Jan. 4; “Currents,” solo exhibit dedicated to T.S. Beall, will be featured through Feb. 1; “Hiraki Sawa,” featuring works by Japanese-born artist Hiraki Sawa, will be on exhibit through Jan. 25; and the fall faculty exhibition will be shown through Jan. 18, all at Colby College Museum of Art. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. 872-3549


Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or to participate in the conversation. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.