American Journal Arts Calendar – 2/20


Saturday, Feb. 22

Auditions for “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad,” 10 a.m.-noon, Vivid Motion at Acorn Production Studio, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. Adult and teen dancers of all styles and levels. or

Through 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.

Sunday-Monday, Feb. 23-24

Auditions for “Godspell,” Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. Seeking older teens (17-19) and adults. Call Francine Morrissette, 632-3658 or visit

Monday, Feb. 24

Selections from “Hamlet,” presented by Acorn Shakespeare Conservatory, 7:30 p.m., Slainte Wine Bar, Preble Street, Portland. $5 suggested donation.

Through Saturday, March 1

“Into the Woods,” Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Tickets, information, 799-1421

Thursday, March 21

-Sunday, April 6

“Private Lives,” Noel Coward comedy, shows at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. $15-$20. 799-7337 or


Friday, Feb.21

Jazz concert, saxophonist Jason Robinson and band, presented by Dimensions in Jazz, 8 p.m.,

Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $5-15. 828-1310.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Flamenco guitarist Juaito Pascual, album release celebration, 7 p.m., One Longfellow Square, Portland.

Sunday, March 2

African Children’s Choir, presented by Portland Ovations, 4 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15-$38., contact PortTIX at 207-842-0800 or visit the box office window at Merrill Auditorium.


Saturday, Feb. 22

Lowry’s Lodge Poetry Series, 7 p.m., Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. Rescheduled from Feb. 15. Featuring Duff Plunkett and Zanne Langlois. $3 suggested donation. Refreshments.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Book discussion, “The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg,” 7 p.m., North Gorham Library. Led by Kathy Corbitt, part of “Local & Legendary: Maine in the Civil War series.”

Wednesday, March 5 to Sunday, March 9

Portland Flower Show, 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, opens at 10 a.m. Thursday-Sunday, 58 Fore St., Portland. or Facebook Portland-Flower-Show.


Through February

“Light on Form” exhibit at Saccarappa Art Collective Gallery, Main Street, Westbrook. 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 or call 591-7300.

Through Sunday, Feb. 23

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

Through February

“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.