Arts Calendar – 11/08

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Theater

Nov. 8, 9, 10

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

Through Nov. 18

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

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.

Nov. 24 – Dec. 2

“The Nutcracker” presented by Maine State Ballet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1, 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets $20-$60. Discounts for groups, seniors and children. For tickets, 842-0800, www.tickets.porttix.com. Information, www.mainestateballet.org or 781-7672.

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, Dec. 2

Maine Ole’ Opry Christmas Show, 1 p.m. at Westbrook American Legion Post 197, featuring Stevie Cee, Gloria Jean, Bobby Le and others. Reserved tickets only – call 490-1232 or 247-4611. Donation $5.

Events

Saturday, Nov. 10

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

Wednesday, Nov. 14

“Telebration! 2012,” presented by MOOSE (Maine Organization of Storytelling Enthusiasts), 7-9 p.m. at Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library. Area storytellers. $10 suggested donation. www.moosetellers.ning.com

Thursday, Nov. 15

Book talk, by Portland native Kieran Shields, 7 p.m. at Westbrook-Warren Congregational Church, Westbrook, about his first book “The Truth of All Things,” set in southern Maine, about Salem witch trials.

Fridays, Saturdays 
and Sundays

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

Exhibits

Through Nov. 21

“Freak Out,” at Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. Works by Maine Artists Collective. 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. 29

“Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey,” presented by The Bank of Maine at Portland Public Library’s Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland. Featuring original works, unpublished drawings and ephemera. Free. Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. portlandlibrary.com/gorey.

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