• Art

“Departures and Arrivals,” geometric drawings by Josefina Auslender. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through April 21.

Recent Acquisitions and Selections from the Permanent Collection, through June 15. Includes works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and several others Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu/artgallery.

Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victoria Mansion. Art inspired by the 1860 interiors and furnishings, by Mark Dion, Dana Sherwood, Andrew Mowbray, Justin Richel and Amy Yoes, Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland. victoriamansion.org. Through May 21.

Senior Thesis Exhibition, 10 Bates studio art majors show work from their yearlong thesis projects. Through May 29. Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. bates.edu/museum.

“Fine Lines: American Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum,” over 100 drawings and sketchbooks from late-18th through the mid-20th century, from the world-renowned collection, through April 27. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

Clint Fulkerson, oversized drawings on transparent surfaces that you and your family can walk through. Fulkerson invites visitors to look closely at how a drawing is made and to consider how an artist’s process affects a finished work. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through July 27.

“Picturing Monhegan Island,” intimate photographs and drawings created on Monhegan by George Daniell, Through Aug. 3. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza. portlandmuseum.org.

“From the Elegant to the Everyday: 200 Years of Fashion in New England.” Through May 3. Saco Museum, 371 Main St. sacomuseum.org.

“Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography,” artists who exploded traditional bounds of visual representation in influential ways. Through June 1. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“The Object Show,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Through June 8. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art- museum.

“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes.” Through June 8. Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. colby.edu/museum.

Andrew Wyeth: “Temperas and Watercolors,” through April 30. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org.

“The Spirit of the Grassland,” an exhibit exploring the senses of identity and differences within 30 kingdoms of the grassland of Cameroon. Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland. museumafricanculture.org.

“Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” celebrates how we have enjoyed ourselves on, alongside and at the expense of the maritime world, tracing the transformation of maritime amusements from shipboard traditions to sailor stereotypes and nautical nonsense ashore, through June 1. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org.

Those Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History, a selection of paintings, photography and artifacts highlighting the perverse yet privileged place of weather in the eyes of the mariner. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through June 1.

Jennifer Boilard, landscapes or scenes from life, made with watercolor, acrylic, oils and soft pastels. Mainely Frames and Gallery, 534 Congress St., Portland. www.mainelyart.com. Through April 20.

Last Light: Waiting for the Moon, Elaine Barclay and Carol Fonde, oil paintings and archival chromogenic prints. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through May 31.

Clifford Smith: Expressing the Pulse of Maine, oil paintings. Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. www.elizabethmossgalleries.com. Through May 31.

Robert Clark, color woodblock prints, Gleason Fine Art, 7 Oak St., Boothbay Harbor. www.gleasonfineart.com. Through May 3.

Paintings by Anne Ireland, ’94, ongoing dialogue with the Maine landscape, free. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.

“The Nudes,” hand-painted silver gelatin photographs with encaustic and pigment by Leah MacDonald. Also showing, Sheep Jones’ recent paintings of the figure; new works in cyanotype by Brenton Hamilton; and sculpture by Jonathan Mess and Riv Pyne, through April 28. Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com.

From the Wrack Line, mixed media sculpture, drawings and prints by Lincolnville artist Simon van der Ven, Perimeter Gallery, 96 Maine St., Belfast. Through May 18.

It’s Not So Black & White IV, exhibit featuring works by Jane Herbert, Pam Cabanas, Wyatt Barr and Petrea Noyes, predominantly using black and white. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com.

“In and Out of the Garden,” paintings by Leslie Anderson, free. Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland. daunis.com.

“Vivacity,” through May 28, features work by David Marshall, Geeta Ramni, Wayne Ross and Anastasia Weigle. Free. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. constellationart.com.

“Birds!” Wayne Robbins, Obie Buell, James Brewer, Carolyn Judson and Peggy Johnson show work in stone, clay, wood and metals portraying bird forms and related elements, through May 31. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

“My Maine,” paintings by Michael J. McDonald, vibrant acrylic landscapes. The Old White Church, 15 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Bob Goudreau: Scratchboard Art, Just Us Chickens Gallery, 16A Shapleigh Road (Route 236), Kittery. www.justuschickens.net. Through April 30.

“Hamsters and Popcorn,” oil paintings by Elise Smorczewski, through May 31. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. greenhandbooks.blogspot.com.

Abbott and Nancy Meader, paintings and raku. June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. junefitzpatrickgallery.com. Through April 26.

“A Body of Work,” 38 Maine artists working from the human figure, through April 30. Harlow Gallery, 160 Water St., Hallowell. harlowgallery.org.

Central Maine Clay Artists exhibit, Kennebec Valley Art Association presents a mini-art exhibition that can be viewed from outside the building and is lit at night. Former ATM space, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta.

“Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here,” from a traveling exhibition of more than 100 artist books from 24 countries, presented by USM’s Kate Cheney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts, Unum Great Reading Room at Glickman Library, 314 Forest Ave., 7th floor, Portland. usm.maine.edu/bookarts

“Working Through” by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, work communicates not only working through the process of creating art but also working through chronic pain that can sometimes make creating art a challenge. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com.

The Joy of the Lens, annual juried photography exhibit, Topsham Public Library Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road. www.topshamlibrary.org. Through May 10.

Berwick Art Association Group Show, through April 30, Berwick Public Library, 103 Old Pine Road.

“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes dominated by ice and snow, through June 30. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com.

Traditional Chinese Decorative Art & Design, lecture by Guo Xianlu, professor and president of Xi’An Academy of Fine Arts, free. Maine College of Art, Osher Hall, 522 Congress St.. www.meca.edu. 12:15-1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

• Art openings

“inkomprihensuhbuhl,” new fine art prints and mixed media work by Maine artists Adrienne Beacham and Barbra Whitten, through April 26. Circling the Square Fine Art Press Gallery, 275 Water St., Gardiner. facebook.com. Public reception and artists’ talk 4-6 p.m. Sunday.

Student Art Show reception, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

2014 BFA and BA Exhibition, works by graduating USM Art Department students, free. Art Gallery at USM Gorham, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/gallery/2014-bfa-and-ba-exhibition. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday.

• Benefits

Otto fundraiser for Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maine, Otto, 225 Congress St., Portland. ottoportland.com. 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Scoop-a-Thon for Brunswick Teen Center, nearly 50 scoopers from town government, local schools and Bowdoin College will assist. The Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick. www.gelatofiasco.com. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday.

• Books & Authors

Open Mic Poetry Night, readers have three minutes to read their favorite poem, their own or someone else’s. Refreshments will be served, free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. www.patten.lib.me.us. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Veritas, spoken word series hosts an open mic, with Theresa Davis and Shyla Hardwick, and semifinals poetry slam. $3. Bull Feeney’s , 375 Fore St., Portland. www.portveritas.com/april.html. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Poetry Evening, York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Richard J. King, author of “The Devil’s Cormorant: A Natural History,” a collaborative presentation with Maine Maritime Museum. Free. Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. www.patten.lib.me.us. 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.

Susan Q. Stranahan, award-winning journalist and author will speak about the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the subject of her latest book, free. Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. www.thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Richard J. King will discuss his book “The Devil’s Cormorant,” and the history, ecology and economy of this misunderstood waterfowl. Free. Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 9 Water St., Rockland. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Richard J. King will discuss his book “The Devil’s Cormorant,” free. Freeport Wild Bird Supply, 541 Route One, Freeport. 5-7 p.m. Friday.

Helen Peppe signs her new memoir, “Pigs Can’t Swim,” Nonesuch Books, Mill Creek Shopping Center, South Portland. www.nonesuchbooks.com. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Lowry’s Lodge Poetry Series, featuring Megan Grumbling and David Stankiewicz, hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel, $3 donation. Saccarappa Art Collective, 861 Main St., Westbrook. 7 p.m. Saturday.

• Classical Music

Opera Scenes Concert, a variety of pieces from well-known operas with piano accompaniment. $8; $5 students, seniors, USM employees and alumni. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/music. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana by Bangor Symphony Orchestra, featuring the UMaine Singers, Oratorio Society and Bangor Area Children’s Choir. $16-$40, plus $3 handling fee. Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine, Orono. www.collinscenterforthearts.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Rossini Club presents Virginia Eskin, a renowned solo pianist and chamber player performing classical and ragtime. $25, students free. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. www.rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Met Opera’s “La Boheme” in HD, $23, $5 students. The Strand Theatre, 354 Main St., Rockland. www.rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, PCM Faculty Contemporary Music Trio. Free, donations accepted. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Piano Series, Jimmy Briere and Justine Pelletier present works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Ravel; four-hands surprises also in store. $14-$16, free for students. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. www.francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Comedy

Bob Marley, supports Winthrop High School’s post-graduation activities. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Winthrop High School Performing Arts Center, 211 Rambler Road. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Night of Laughs, three Boston area stand-up comedians. Mature audience show. Sponsored by American Council of the Blind. $10 suggested donation. Peakes Auditorium, Bangor High School, 885 Broadway. 7 p.m. Saturday.

 

• Dance

Wednesday Night Stomp Swing Dance, beginners swing lesson at 7 p.m., music at 7:30 p.m., $5 to $10 suggested donation. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. www.acousticartisans.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Salsa Dancing with DJ Baulio, Latin, merengue, salsa, reggaeton, bachata and Latin hits. Dance lessons included. $5, 21-plus. Pearl Lounge, 444 Fore St., Portland. www.pearloldport.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Folk Dance Brunswick, $8; $5 seniors and students. People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. www.peopleplusmaine.org. 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Bakunda (We Love), flamenco, B’Inganzo, West African, contemporary, step dance and spoken word interwoven to highlight interconnection and resilience. $10 in advance, $12 day of show, $6 kids. John Ford Theatre, Portland High School, 284 Cumberland Ave., Portland. www.bakunda.brownpapertickets.com. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Stripwrecked Burlesque presents “Peep-Show,” naughty performance with a variety of dance styles as well as vaudeville acts and local performers. $15. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Latin Night, with DJ Johnny Mambo, includes beginner lesson, $10. Avant Dance and Event Center, 865 Spring St, Westbrook. www.avantmaine.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

• Film

“12 Years a Slave,” York Public Library, 15 Long Sands Road. 3-5 p.m. Sunday.

Sprout Film Festival, presented by Spurwink, entertaining short films about and by people with intellectual disabilities. Free (donations accepted). www.spurwink.org/sprout. Memorial Hall at Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. 11 a.m. and 6:30 pm. Tuesday.

Sprout Film Festival, presented by Spurwink, entertaining short films about and by people with intellectual disabilities. Free (donations accepted). www.spurwink.org/sprout. Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston. 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Lost Boundaries,” award-winning 1949 movie filmed at various locations in Southern Maine and N.H. Free. Rice Public Library, 8 Wentworth St., Kittery. www.rice.lib.me.us/rice/. 6-8 p.m. Thursday.

New England Film Academy, screening of short films spanning the last eight summers of great work by aspiring filmmakers and actors. $8 advance, $10 door. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Flood Tide,” follows a group of artists and musicians who live in a small, post-industrial town, $10. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. www.space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• For kids

Planetarium Show: Earth, Moon & Sun. $3, UM students free with MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. GalaxyMaine.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Pinocchio,” a retelling of the children’s classic in interactive children’s theater. $7 to $10. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. www.theaterofawesome.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Cinderella: The World’s Favorite Fairy Tale, special retelling of the classic story with Cinderellas from three cultures, $8/$9. Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. www.kitetails.org. 4 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m. Wednesday; 4 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday.

Brass: What a Wonderful World of Music! The PSO brass quintet takes you on a journey to explore the many places we hear music in our daily lives. $4. Kennebunk Elementary School, 177 Alewive Road. www.portlandsymphony.org/content/tickets/browse-performances/kinderkonzerts-2. 9 and 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Woodwinds: Five Fables of Aesop, PSO woodwind ensemble retells the Fables of Aesop. $4. Olin Arts Center, Bates College, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. www.portlandsymphony.org/content/tickets/browse-performances/kinderkonzerts-2. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Good Night, Nature at Maine Audubon, gentle moonlit hour based around a bedtime story about animals of the night. We will play, sing and create art. Child members $10; non-members $15. Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. www.maineaudubon.org/events. 6-7 p.m. Tuesday.

Felting for kids, learn how to turn sheep’s fleece into felted-wool items. $5. Pineland Farms Education Center, 15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester. www.pinelandfarms.org. 10 a.m. Thursday.

Brass: What a Wonderful World of Music! The PSO brass quintet takes you on a journey to explore the many places we hear music in our daily lives. $4. Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, 18 Bradley St., Fryeburg. www.portlandsymphony.org/content/tickets/browse-performances/kinderkonzerts-2. 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Planetarium Show: Origins of Life, tour the far reaches of the universe and our Earth as the evolution of life is examined in this fully immersive space experience. Ages 9 and up, $3 per person; UM students free with MaineCard. Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono. www.GalaxyMaine.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Animal Welfare Society educator and a shelter pet will present a hands-on program about animal care. Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday.

• Music

John Linscott and the Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam. Singers and players welcome to sit in, donations accepted. The Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. www.localbuzzcafe.com. 11 a.m. Sunday.

Bluegrass Music Association of Maine Jam, unplugged stringed instruments. All levels of playing, $7. American Legion Post 197, 300 Conant St., Westbrook. mainebluegrass.org. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Country Sunday, featuring Dennis Royer, Cathy Haskell, Maranacook String Band, The Wildwoods Band with Chris Fyfe and more. Doors open at 11 a.m., $5. Litchfield Sportsman’s Club, 2782 Hallowell Road. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Brian Callaghan, classical guitar, jazz and pop music, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. facebook.com. 1-3 p.m. Sunday.

Friends of The Maine Fiddle Camp benefit concert, multiple performers with vocals and instrumentals. $15. Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, Winter Hill Road, South Carthage. www.necelticarts.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Big Easy Roots & Gospel Fest, featuring The Soggy Po Boys, RMS Five and Rock My Soul. Cash bar, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, dancing. $20 advance, $25 door. Star Theatre at the Kittery Community Center, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery. projectmusicworks.org/calendar/. 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Long Time Courting, traditional and original Celtic music. $15 advance, $18 door. The Barn at Windpointe, 1 Ossipee Road #3, Freeport. longtimecourting.com. 4 p.m. Sunday.

Bobby McFerrin: Spirit You All, vocal improviser backed by a five-piece band, presented by Portland Ovations. $45 to $70. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Alejandro Escovedo, Mexican singer-songwriter. Amy Cook opens, $17 in advance; $20 door; $30 preferred seating; 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Monday Night Blues, Studebaker John, blues musician from Chicago, $10. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. 7 p.m. Monday.

Vicci Martinez, singer/songwriter who was a finalist on “The Voice,” $12 in advance, $14 day of show, $20 preferred seating, all ages. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

Songwriters Sessions, an appreciative, supportive venue for writers struggling with their songs. Led by David Dodson and others. Drop-ins welcome, $4 suggested donation. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Huey Mack, hip-hop, $10 in advance, $12 day of show, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Taking Back Sunday, rock, with Tonight Alive and Sleepwave, $25 in advance, $30 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. www.statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Jason St. Pierre Trio, jazz and pop standards spanning four decades, free, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Birdland Jazz, modern twists on jazz classics with vocals, guitar, drums and bass. No cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Thursday.

Gary McCue, Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Giff Jamison, Savory Maine, 11 Water St., Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Travis James Humphrey and the Retro Rockets, blues and swing. No cover, 21-plus. Gingko Blue, 455 Fore St., Portland. www.gingkoblue.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Rob Schreiber’s Standard Issue, classic jazz from The Great American Songbook, no cover. Portland Marriott, Running Hill Road, South Portland. www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/pwmap-portland-marriott-at-sable-oaks/. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday.

Video Nasties, Margy Pepper, Parasol and Fur, swirling sounds of the punk rock underground. $7. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. www.mayostreetarts.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Mehuman Jonson Trio, blend of soul, jazz, rock and rhythm & blues, $10. Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. www.chocolatechurcharts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Zemya and Spoonmaker’s Diamond, melodies from far corners of the planet, $12 advance/$15 door. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. www.stlawrencearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Mary Fahl, singer-songwriter, on tour in support of new album “Love and Gravity,” $25 advance; $28 door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

October Road, acoustic duo, free. Elements: Books Coffee Beer, 265 Main St., Biddeford. www.facebook.com. 8-10:30 p.m. Friday.

David Wax Museum, traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock. Kingsley Flood opens, $10 advance, $12 door, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Tricky Britches, Mainely Brews Restaurant & Brewhouse, 1 Post Office Square, Waterville. mainelybrew.com. 10 p.m. Friday.

Tony Bennett, $72.72 to $132.75. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. www.porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pierre Bensusan, French-Algerian guitarist, singer and composer, $20 advance, $25 door. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. www.onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Don Campbell, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases new CD, “The Dust Never Settles,” $22 advance, $25 door. Jonathan’s, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. jonathansogunquit.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Matt and Shannon Heaton CD release show for “Tell You in Earnest,” well-crafted traditional music amid handmade fiddles from Boston-based duo, $15. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd floor, Portland. www.acousticartisans.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Spose, hip-hop, with Sly-Chi, Ock Cousteau, Shane Reis, Cam Groves and Essence, $12 advance, $15 door, all ages. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. www.portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Blue Oyster Cult, hard rock, heavy metal, $40, 18-plus. Asylum, 121 Center St., Portland. www.portlandasylum.com. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Rustic Overtones, rock/funk, $15. Mainely Brews Restaurant & Brewhouse, 1 Post Office Square, Waterville. mainelybrews.com. 10 p.m. Saturday.

• Lectures

What Does the Unexpected Have to Do with Creativity? Creative Toolbox Salon Series, free for members of the Maine Center for Creativity. Become a member for $35, or $15 per salon. Peloton Labs, 795 Congress St., Portland. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“What Is in Your Cabinet of Curiosities?” opening of new exhibit, “Cape Dorset and Beyond: Inuit Art from the Marcia and Robert Ellis Collection,” with a lecture and reception to follow. Free. Kresge Auditorium, Bowdoin College, Brunswick. www.bowdoin.edu. 4-5 p.m. Thursday.

• Outdoors

Morning Bird Walks, look for birds, wildlife and plants. Members $5; non-members $8. Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. www.maineaudubon.org/events. 8-10 a.m. Thursday and Saturday.

• Seasonal/Holiday

Easter egg hunt, scavenger hunt and celebration of spring, free. Downtown Gardiner. www.gardinermainst.org. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

Easter Egg Hunt, bring your own basket and see how many candy-filled eggs you can find, $6 members, $7 visitors, plus admission. Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. Register at kitetails.org. 9 a.m. Saturday.

• Special Events

Bath Antiques Show, more than 40 dealers, $4. Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Road, Bath. bathantiquesshows.com. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday.

Mind Body Spirit Festival, holistic health practitioners, readings from psychics and mediums, crystals, massage. $5 includes most workshops. Ramada, Saco Plaza. 10 a.m. Sunday.

Stars on Ice, featuring Olympic medal winners, $24.50 to $132. The Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland. www.theciviccenter.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Theater

“Crimes of the Heart,” Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy set in 1974, $10 adults, free with student MaineCard. Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Orono. www.umaine.edu/spa/tickets. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Shrek the Musical,” $21 adult/$19 seniors and youth. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. operahouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Tribes,” funny exploration of deaf culture, $35 to $45. Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Godspell, the Maine Way,” dressed in Maine attire, the cast ranges in age from 8 to 60. Family fun entertainment. $14-$12. Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, 796 Maine St. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

UNE Players present “Little Shop of Horrors,” musical comedy about a florist shop owner who raises a killer plant, $10. City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. citytheater.org. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Good Theater presents Stephen Underwood’s “UnderwaterGuy,” mixture of multimedia visuals, plus live on stage, colorful characters, fascinating stories, original music and more, $15 to $20. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Snowlion Repertory Company presents “The Elephant Piece,” funny, biting satire full of lore and song-and-dance flights of fancy as the majestic elephant faces devastation by poachers. $17. Portland Stage Company Studio Theater, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. snowlionrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Sunday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 7:30 p.m. April 20.

“Can’t Scare Me … The Story of Mother Jones,” actress Kaiulani Lee will perform in the play drawn from Mother Jones’ autobiography, letters, speeches and interviews. $20 advance, $25 door. Unity College Center for Performing Arts, 42 Depot St., Unity. uccpa.unity.edu. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“In the Underworld,” satirical, searing and altogether unexpected, the show is the English-language world premiere of an extraordinary operetta. $15; $11 seniors, USM employees and alumni; $8 students. Russell Hall, University of Southern Maine, 37 College Ave., Gorham. usm.maine.edu/theatre/underworld. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m. Sunday.

“Young Frankenstein,” musical comedy based on the Mel Brooks film. $21.99, $17.99 seniors. Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. www.lyricmusictheater.org/. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. April 20.

“The Soiree,” an interactive performance of comedy and improvisational surprises, $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 children 12 and younger. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. www.johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.