Arts Calendar – 11/01

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Theater

Through Nov. 18

“Homestead Crossing,” world premiere, 7:30 p.m. at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. 774-0465.

Friday, Nov. 2-10

“Hapgood,” presented by The Originals, The Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, 3, 8, 9, 10; Matinee at 2:30, Sunday, Nov. 4. $20 adults, $18/student-senior. Thursday, Nov. 8 pay-what-you-can. 929-5412 or www.sacorivertheatre.org.

Through Nov. 4

“Good People,” presented by Good Theater, at St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 Friday and Saturday. $20-25. 885-5883 or www.goodtheater.com.

Saturday, Nov. 3-18

“Jack and the Beanstalk,” Acorn Productions Fairy Tale Players, at Acorn Studio Theater, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under. 854-0065 or www.acorn-productions.org.

Friday, Nov. 9-10

“West Side Story,” presented by Portland Ovations at Merrill Auditorium. 8 p.m. on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10; 2 p.m. on Nov. 10. $45-$70. www.portlandovations.org or 842-0800.

Through Dec. 18

Vaudeville arts program, for middle/high school students. Learn aerial arts, magic, juggling, clowning at Acorn Studio Theater, Dana Warp Mill, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook. www.acorn-productions.org or 854-0065.

Concerts

Saturday, Nov. 10

Jerry Douglas, multi-Grammy winner, 8 p.m. at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St. 857-3860 or www.westbrookpac.org.

Sunday, Nov. 11

Guy & Raina from Lawrence Welk Show, 2 p.m. at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St. A benefit concert for the Frannie Peabody Center. 857-3860 or www.westbrookpac.org.

Events

Thursday, Nov. 1

“Changes,” a literary evening, at 6:30 p.m., South Portland Public Library. Pulitzer Price-winning journalist Barbara Walsh will read from her memoir, “August Gale.” Free.

Friday, Nov. 2

Talk by Ahmed Alsoudani, 1 p.m. in Robie Andrews Hall, USM Gorham. A former Portland refugee, he is now internationally known artist. An exhibit of his work will be at Portland Museum of Art in 2013. Free. 780-5008 or www.usm.maine.edu/gallery.

Saturday, Nov. 10

17th annual record and CD sale, presented by WMPG at USM’s Sullivan Gym, at 10 a.m. $2.

Fridays, Saturdays 
and Sundays

Movies at the Museum, 2 p.m., at Portland Museum of Art. Tickets $7, available day of show. moviesatthemuseum.org.

Daily through November

Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray. Open daily 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., through Nov. 11. $7/$5. Group rates available. www.mainewildlifepark.com or 657-4877.

Exhibits

Through Nov. 21

“Freak Out,” at Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. Works by Maine Artists Collective. First Friday reception Nov. 2, 5-8 p.m. 409-6617 or www.constellationart.com.

Through Wednesday, 
Nov. 28

Oil paintings, by Tanja Kunz and collective members, at Saccarappa Art Collective Gallery, 861 Main St., Westbrook. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m. 591-7300 or saccarappaart@gmail.com.

Through Dec. 30

“Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine,” at Portland Museum of Art. 775-6148.

Through June 24, 2013

“The Sea Within Us,” by Maine Maritime Museum at Portland Public Library. How maritime connections affect everyday culture. Exhibits range from apparel to entertainment. 871-1700 or portlandlibrary.com.

Send events 10 days in advance to arts@keepmecurrent.com.

Jack and the Beanstalk