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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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Folk singer and autoharpist Adam Miller, American folk, Congregational Church, Phippsburg, $6 to $10. 389-1770. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Pleasant Note Coffeehouse open mic, music and poetry, First Universalist Church of Auburn, free. auburnuu.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Peppino D'Agostino, Italian guitarist, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, $15 advance, $20 door. boothbayoperahouse.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Willy Porter, singer-songwriter, Anne Heaton opens, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $17 advance, $20 door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Opus One Big Band Swing-O-Rama, concert and swing dance with jazz and swing standards from the '30s and '40s, benefits Scarborough High School entry in New York City competition, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough, $15, two for $25, $8 students. 318-6637. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Matt Costa in-store performance, singer-songwriter, Bull Moose, Scarborough. bullmoose.com. 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Tapestry Singers, "A Potpourri of Favorites," sacred works by Vierne, Elgar and Mendelssohn and selections from Randall Thompson's "Frostiana" cycle, Second Congregational Church, Newcastle, $12, children and students free. 664-1174. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. April 14.

Sorcha and Eric Ott, blues, jazz, country and Americana roots rock, Engine, Biddeford Arts, Biddeford, $6 advance, $8 door. feedtheengine.org. 7 p.m. Saturday.

John Linscott and the Mainestream Jazzmasters, jazz jam, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth, donations welcome. capelocalbuzz.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14.

Southern Maine monthly bluegrass jam, Roost Function Hall, Buxton, $7. 232-1528. Noon to 5 p.m. April 14.

Carolina Chocolate Drops, traditional folk string band, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $30. stonemountainartscenter.com. 8 p.m. April 14.

Anthony Gomes, blues, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 593-9336. 7 p.m. April 14. 

Special Events

Community dog show, all breeds and mixes eligible, benefits Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, The Woods at Canco, Portland, free. 772-4777. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Psychic Sunday, tarot readings, psychic readings, crystals, Fireside Inn & Suites Portland, Portland, $2 plus fees for services. onthenewedge.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Peter Boie: Magician for Non-Believers, presented by Cape Elizabeth Community Services, Cape Elizabeth High School Auditorium, $7. capecommunityservices.org. 4 p.m. Sunday.

First Trustees' Mini-Golf Tournament, inside of the library will be transformed into 18-hole mini-golf course, benefits the library, Kennebunk Free Library, $5 to $8, under 2 free. 985-2173. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

East End Community School presents Portland Children's Film Festival, local, national and international children's films and workshops, see website for films and times, various locations, Portland. portlandchildrensfilmfestival.com. Sunday.

North Atlantic Figure Skating Club 15th annual Ice Show, "On the Air with WSK8," 26 solo and group performances, Family Ice Center, Falmouth, $8 to $12, $20 premium seating. 781-5058. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Poetry Express, Maine poet laureate Wesley McNair and the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, Richard Foerster and Megan Grumbling, York Public Library, free. york.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series presents Portland laureate Bruce Spang, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $4, two for $5. 773-7210. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations," in HD from London's Vaudeville Theatre, Strand Theatre, Rockland, $10 to $15. rocklandstrand.com. 1 and 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Dramatic reading of "The Submission," key scenes will be read as part of the annual community-wide reading project "A Capital Read," University of Maine , Michael Klahr Center, Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

MOOSE (Maine Organization Of Storytelling Enthusiasts), comedian, acress and mime Jackie Riefer with "Riefer Madness," Portland Public Library, Rines Auditorium, $5. moosetellers.ning.com. Open mic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, featured storyteller at 8 p.m..

11th annual "Poets/Speak!", more than 25 well-known and emerging poets, celebrating National Poetry Month, Bangor Public Library, free. 847-8336. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Midcoast Altered Couture Contest, contestants walk the runway with one-of-a-kind garments made from recycled, re-purposed "packaging," benefits the "Art Van," a mobile arts therapy program, The Frontier, Brunswick, $8 advance, $10 door. explorefrontier.com. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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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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