• HOT TICKET

Whitney Art Works has its own cool trio

THE AHMAD HASSAN MUHAMMAD TRIO visits Portland for an evening of jazz improvisation. The band will feature new music from its upcoming CD, “Fly.” The trio consists of Muhammad on piano, Stu Mahan on bass and Phil McGowan on drums. The concert is part of the Portland Conservatory of Music jazz series.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Portland Conservatory of Music, 202 Woodfords St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $15 adults; $12 seniors and students

INFO:

775-3356

• CHEAP THRILL

Jazz trio plans ‘Fly’ music, improvisation

THIS IS A GREAT moment for photography in Maine. Three of the best contemporary photographers are showing at Whitney Art Works through Sept. 25: Tanja Alexia Hollander, Gary Green and David Caras.

WHEN: Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, through Sept. 25

WHERE: Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 780-0700; www.whitneyartworks.com