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The Israeli psytrance/electronica duo Infected Mushroom is at the State Theatre in Portland on Thursday.

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"Streets of Portland," paintings by Paul Black, Fore Street Gallery, Portland. Through Monday.

Waldo HAP Photo Project, Waterfall Arts, Belfast. waterfallarts.org. Through February.

"New Year: Works by Gallery Artists," paintings, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com. Through Feb. 17.

"Travels with Eddie and Other Surprises" by Diane Hudson and "Visual Whispers" by Dan Dow, photography, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. addisonwoolley.com. Through Jan. 26.

"Emergent," installation by Rebecca FitzPatrick and Petra Simmons, Rose Contemporary, Portland. rosecontemporary.com. Through Jan. 26.

Michael Heiko, "Why I Moved to Maine," photographs and cyanotypes of Maine culture and beyond, Harmon's & Barton's Gallery, Portland. harmonsbartons.com. Through Jan. 31.

"Honest and Catkins: A Life's Work of Beauty," watercolors and oils by Florence Nellie Holland, Kennebunk Free Library. kennebunklibrary.org. Through Jan. 31.

"Prints: Breaking Boundaries," 35 Maine artists who use new techniques and materials, presented by Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery), Portland. cmcanow.org. Through Feb. 23.

Group Show, featuring glass artist Karen Gola, SugarWood Gallery, Farmington. sugarwoodgallery.com. Through Jan. 31.

Art Openings

"Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker," woodcuts, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. treeoflifemuseum.org. Through Feb. 25. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

"I My Needle Ply With Skill," needlework from the Federal period, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through March 2.



Musica de Filia All-Female Choirs, lyric and concert choirs, Musica de Filia Studio, Portland. musicadefilia.com. Women's choir auditions, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday; apprentice choir auditions, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

USM Youth Ensemble, auditions for Southern Maine Children's Choir, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. 780-5003. 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

"Fiddler on the Roof," show opens April 12, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Jan. 13.


Books and Authors

Brown Bag Lecture Series, Luann Yetter, author of "Portland's Past: Stories from the City by the Sea," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Wednesday.

Local Author Series, Norman Beaupre, author of "Cajetan the Stargazer," Portland Public Library. portlandlibrary.com. Noon Friday.


Classical Music

Pianist Masanobu Ikemiya, classics to ragtime, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $5 to $10; ages 12 and under free. concertsatjewett.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Bay Chamber Concerts' Music at Noon Concert Series, violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $25. baychamberconcerts.org. Noon Wednesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concerts, Atlantic Chamber Players, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, pianist Derek Herzer performs Passacaglia by Leopold Godowsky; soprano Lauren Yokabaskas and pianist Eric Peppe perform "Lieder" by Mark and Strauss, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $5 to $10; students free. 899-0531. 3 p.m. Jan. 13.



" 'That's Just It!' with Connor and Kurt Making Decisions For You Live!", featuring Kurt Baker, Connor McGrath, Anders J. Nielsen and Dr. Adam Ferguson, Geno's Rock Club, Portland, $5, 21-plus. 221-2382. 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

Jeff Dunham, "Disorderly Conduct" tour, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $43.50. theciviccenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Sunday Funnies, with Connor McGrath, Joe Timmins, Matt Kona, Ted Pettingell, Anthony Scibelli and Greg Pivarnik, Matthew's, Portland, free, 21-plus. 253-1812. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13.



Contra Dance, music by Glen Loper & Friends, Maggie Robinson caller, Wescustogo Grange Hall, North Yarmouth, $7 to $10. 233-4325. 6 p.m. family dance ($3, $12 per family), 7 p.m. potluck (bring dish to share); beginner's session at 7:30 p.m.; dance at 8 p.m. Saturday.



Westbrook Winter Fest, skating, pancake breakfast, hockey tournament, horse and wagon rides, 5K, snow sculptures and more, downtown. westbrookmaine.com. Sunday.



"Escape Fire: The Fight To Rescue American Healthcare," documentary, Space Gallery, Portland, $7. space538.org. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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