Arts Calendar – 2/21



Through Feb. 27

Maine artist Susan Orfant, featured at The Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. Member artists include local and regional professionals. Tuesday-Thursday, noon-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, noon-7 p.m.

Saturday, March 2 – April 10

Ceramic sculpture, wall tiles and acrylic paintings at Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook. Opening reception, 5-8 p.m. March 2. Gallery hours noon-7 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. 591-7300.


Through Sunday, Feb. 24

“Death by Design,” Good Theatre at St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. Wednesday and Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Matinees at 3 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $15-$25. 885-5883 or

Through Saturday, March 2

“Once Upon a Mattress,” Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. 799-1421.


Saturday and Sunday, 
Feb. 23-24

“A Night at the Movies,” presented by Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 842-0800, box office or order online.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

They Might Be Giants, presented by State Theater, at Port City Music Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Over 18 only; $25-$40. 956-6000.


Friday, Feb. 22

Book reading, author Rick Halpern reads from his debut crime novel “No Cure for the Past,” Portland Public Library, noon, in Meeting Room 5. No charge.

Through Sunday, Feb. 24

Vacation week train rides, Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad, 58 Fore St., Portland. On the hour from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 828-0814 or [email protected]

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

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

Through April 3.

Exhibit of work by art faculty, University of Southern Maine AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland. Opening reception 4-6 p.m. Jan. 24. Gallery talks. Free and open to public, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday. 780-5008 or

Through April 7

“Lois Dodd: Catching the Light,” at Portland Museum of Art. More than 50 paintings spanning decades.

Through June 24

“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

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