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“Self-Portrait,” 1989, by Lois Dodd, from the retrospective of her work at the Portland Museum of Art. The exhibition ends Sunday.

Courtesy of Portland Museum of Art

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Brian P. Allen as Eddie in the Good Theater production of A.R. Gurney’s “Ancestral Voices,” continuing through April 14 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland.

Craig Robinson photo courtesy of Good Theater

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"Play Me A Story," interactive theater performance and workshop, "Stories from Around the World," for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company, $15. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Gustafer Yellowgold's Rock Melon Tour, multi-media performance of live music, animated illustrations and storytelling, Space, Portland, $8. space538.org. 11 a.m. Saturday.

Mostly Puppets Festival, Motionfolk Theater presents "The Snow Queen," Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $4 to $8. mayostreetarts.org. 2 p.m. April 14. Runs through April 28. 


Pentatonix, a cappella group of five, State Theatre, Portland, $30. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Lori McKenna Band, "Massachusetts" CD-release show, singer-songwriter, Mark Erelli opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $27. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Family of the Year, indie rock, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15, 18-plus. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Sunday.

Shape note singing, four-part singing tradition also known as sacred harp, all welcome, The New Church, Portland, free. maineshapenotesinging.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Long Time Courting and Kyle Carey, Celtic roots quartet and Gaelic Americana singer, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $17. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Franklin County Fiddlers, Abbott Hill Ramblers and Pineland Fiddlers, Maine-based youth bands, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. 562-4445. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Pat O'Connor and Eoghan O'Sullivan, traditional Irish music with fiddle, accordion and flute, Rock City Cafe, Rockland, $18. 594-5688. 7 p.m. Sunday.

Jason Anderson and Daniel Bachman, with Leigh Jones and John Craige, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Monday.

Smokin' Joe Kubec and Bnois King, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland. 593-9336. 7 p.m. Monday.

Carrie Underwood, country, with Hunter Hayes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $43.50 to $63.50. theciviccenter.com. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Bob Dylan, with Dawes, Androscoggin Bank Colisee, Lewiston, $52, $32 with college ID. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Tannahill Weavers, traditional Scottish music, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $20. 562. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk string band, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $25. rocklandstrand.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

An evening of duets, pianist Paul Sullivan and vocalist Theresa Thomason, benefits Preble Street and community outreach at the church, St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Cape Elizabeth, $25, five for $100. stalbansmaine.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

The Tannahill Weavers, traditional Scottish music, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, $20. unity.edu/uccpa. 7 p.m. Thursday.

25th Annual Sugarloaf Reggae Fest, John Brown's Body, Mighty Mystic, Reggae Rave, Royal Hammer and many more, check website for complete schedule and list of bands, Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. sugarloaf.com/eventsactivities. Thursday through April 14.

April music series, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. savorymainedining.com. Aaron Nadeau, 6 p.m. Thursday; Simons and Goodwin, 6 p.m. Saturday. Runs through April 27.

Dimensions in Jazz presents Mary Driscoll, pianist and vocalist, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland, $10 advance, $15 door, $5 students. 828-1310. 8 p.m. Friday.

Daisy Castro's Gypsy Moth Quartet, jazz, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $15 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Lonesome Leash, with Emily Dix Thomas and Methuin Muir, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. theoakandtheax.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Christian McNeill & The Sea Monsters, Irish rock and soul, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $16. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Gothic Maine and Plague present Bella Morte and Inertia, electronics, graveyard ballads, emotive storytelling and unique guitar riffs, Asylum, Portland, $8 advance, $10 door, 21-plus. gothicmaine.com. 9 p.m. Friday.

Brunswick Coastal Rotary 2nd annual Concert to End Hunger, Kate Schrock, Dave Bullard and the Sound Wavez and Ellen Tipper, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $6 to $12. coastalrotary.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

Maine Marimba Ensemble with Portland Rhumba Project, traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music, benefits Tariro, Zimbabwean nonprofit that works to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by educating young women and girls, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $5 to $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

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John Brown’s Body brings its “future roots music” to Carrabassett Valley for Sugarloaf’s 25th annual Reggae Festival Thursday through April 14. The band will headline Saturday’s show, with Mighty Mystic opening.

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