Arts Calendar

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Theater

Through Sunday, Jan. 30

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” Fridays and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. $17-$21.99. www.lyricmusictheater.org or 799-1421.

Friday-Saturday, Jan. 22-23

“Tap, Tap, Jazz,” at Maine State Ballet Theatre, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday. $15-$20. 781-3587 or www.mainestateballet.org.

Saturday, Jan. 23

“Alice in Wonderland,” presented by Drouin Dance Center at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook, 4 p.m. Ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop version. $14. 857-3860.

Through Sunday, Jan. 31

“Trevor,” at Mad Horse Theater, Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Sundays at 2 p.m. $17-$20. www.madhorse.com or 747-4148.

Tues., Jan. 26-Sun., Feb. 21

“The Hound of the Baskervilles,” parody of Sherlock Holmes story, Portland Stage, 25 Forest Ave., Portland. $37-$47. 774-0465 or www.portlandstage.org.

Wed., Jan. 27-Sun., March 20

“Shear Madness,” presented by Good Theater at St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. Maine premiere. $22-$30. 885-5883 or www.goodtheater.com.

Friday, Jan. 29-Sunday, Feb. 14

“Born Yesterday,” screwball comedy by Garson Kanin, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.,

Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. $15-$20. 799-7337 or www.portlandplayers.org.

Friday, Feb. 6

Auditions for “Peter Pan,” Drouin Dance Center, Dana Warp Mill, 90 Bridge St., Westbrook, 10 a.m.-noon. Vivid Motion is auditioning dancers ages 9 and up. Show dates May 13-15.www.vividmotion.org.

Saturday, Feb. 13

“Love Letters,” 7 p.m. at Windham Center Stage Theater, 8 School Road, Windham. Special one-night performance. 893-2098 or windhamcenterstagetheater@gmail.com.

Concerts

Friday, Jan. 22

Solo recital by pianist Anastasia Antonacos, 8 p.m. at University of Southern Maine School of Music, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham. Works by Schubert, Ravel, Elena Ruehr, $5-$15. 780-5555. Snow date Jan. 23.

Friday, Jan. 29

Trinity Irish Dance Company, presented by Portland Ovations, 8 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium, Portland. 842-0800 or www.porttix.com.

Events

Wednesdays

Story time at the North Gorham Public Library, 2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, 10-10:30 a.m. for birth to 3 years. 892-2575.

Saturday, Jan. 23

“In Time and Eternity: Shakers 1870-1920,” talk by Lenny Brooks, former museum director at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Community, 9 a.m., Windham Public Library. Presented by Windham Historical Society. $5. 892-1306 or www.windhamhistorical.org.

Tuesday, Jan. 26

“The Mask you Live In,” free screening presented by Maine Boys to Men, 6-9 p.m., Portland Public Library. Recommended for age 17-plus. Space limited. Register at www.maineboystomen.org.

Saturday, Jan. 30

Lecture on Salem witch trials, and connection to Casco Bay and Maine frontier, by Professor Emerson Baker, 1:30 p.m., Wishcamper Center, Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. Donations accepted. Presented by Spirits Alive of Eastern Cemetery.

Saturday, Feb. 6

Chinese New Year Celebration, celebrating the Year of the Monkey, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook. Presented by Chinese and American Friendship Association of Maine. Dance performances, talent show, crafts, food, painting and vendors with books, teas, crafts and products. $4-$20. www.cafammaine.org.

Saturday, Feb. 27

“Black Jacks: African-American Seamen in the Age of Sail,” lecture by author, history professor and former mariner W. Jeffrey Bolster; 1:30 p.m.,Wishcamper Center, Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. Donations accepted Presented by Spirits Alive of Eastern Cemetery.

Saturday, March 26

“Here Lyes the Body: Burial and Customs of the Pilgrims,” lecture by Stephen C. O’Neill, curator of collections, Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth Mass., 1:30 p.m., Wishcamper Center, Bedford Street, University of Southern Maine, Portland. Free. Donations accepted. Presented by Spirits Alive of Eastern Cemetery.

Exhibits

Saturday, Jan. 23

Community Open House, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Portland Museum of Arts, Portland. Wide range of family activities, free all day. 775-6148 or www.portlandmuseum.org/reimagined.

Through Friday, Feb. 6

“Portraits of Courageous Citizenship,” by Robert Shetterly, at Waynflete Art Gallery, 360 Spring St., Portland.

Through Saturday, Feb. 27

“Imbued with Hues,” colorized historical images, Maine life in different eras, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland. www.mainehistory.org.

Through March 16

Photographs by Mason Philip Smith, paintings by Heidi Geist and Jo-Ann Fleishman, Cia Café, 72 Ocean St., South Portland. 747-4414.

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