Art

Frederick Lynch: New Work, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick. 725-8157. Today through Saturday. Through May 14.

Student art, annual juried exhibit, University of Maine (Charles Danforth Gallery), Augusta. 621-3243. 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today through Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

“The Lay of the Land,” work from the museum’s permanent collection, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

“European Drawings,” portraits and figure studies to landscapes and architectural studies by various artists, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through May 22.

“2011 Portland Museum of Art Biennial,” showcases the best in today’s art world by artists associated with Maine, Portland Museum of Art, $4-$10. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through June 5.

“Imagination Takes Shape: Canadian Inuit Art from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection,” Bowdoin College (Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum), Brunswick. 2 to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 9.

“A Matter of Perception,” juried exhibit of works by artists with disabilities, University of Southern Maine (Atrium Art Gallery), Lewiston. 753-6500. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Through May 24.

“Splendid Splashes,” annual spring show of abstract works, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. 967-9120. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through April 30.

August Ventimiglia, new drawings, June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, Portland. 699-0583. Daily through April 30.

“Celebrate Artists from Freeport,” group show, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. thosmoser.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday. Through May 14.

“Pop-ups! They’re Not JUST for Kids!” Pop-up books from the 1,800-volume Goralnick Collection, Bowdoin College (Hawthorne Longfellow Library), Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. 10 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. today; 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. Monday through Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. to midnight Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Through June 4.

“Alex Katz: Drawings,” Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 18.

“Clemens Kalischer: Displaced Persons,” photographs of World War II refugees in Europe, Colby College (Museum of Art), Waterville. colby.edu. Noon to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through June 12.

“James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard,” drawings, part of the Maine Drawing Project, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, 16 and under free. farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Thursday.

“The Orb and the Octopus,” black-and-white drawings, by Amy Ray and John Jennison, University of Southern Maine (Area Gallery), Portland, free. 780-5008. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through Saturday. Through April 28.

“Arts, Artists, and Personalities in 1930s Maine,” Maine Historical Society, Portland, $7-$8, under 6 free. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through May 2.

“Metallics — The Golden Age,” works by painter Jeanne O’Toole Hayman and potter Rick Boyd, Richard Boyd Gallery, Peaks Island. 712-1097. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through April 24.

“Four in Maine: Drawings,” works by Mary Barnes, Emily Brown, T. Allen Lawson and John Moore, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. Daily through June 15.

“Max Ascrizzi: New Sculptures,” Perimeter Gallery, Belfast. 930-0464. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through May 8.

“Come Spring!” and “14 Maine Modernists: Works on Paper,” Gleason Fine Art, Portland. Daily through May 28.

Oil paintings, by Norma Torti, Red Door Pottery Studio and Gallery Shop, Kittery. Daily through May 10.

“Stuck: Collage, Montage, Decoupage, Assemblage,” group exhibit, Aarhus Gallery, Belfast. 338-0001. aarhusgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Thursday through Saturday. Through May 1.

“The Maine Drawing Project, Above and Below the Line,” Fryeburg Academy (Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art), Fryeburg. Daily through April 29.

“Wearable Art: Tunics, Jackets, and Vests,” Maine Fiberarts, Topsham. 721-0678. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Friday; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through April 30.

“Dunia Moja/One World: A Peregrine Press and Zanzibar Print Exchange,” prints will be available for purchase, Portland Public Library (Lewis Gallery). 871-1700. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. today through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Through May 28.

Spring exhibit, “Shadow Play,” works by Brian Shure, sculpture by J.T. Gibson and hanging drawings by Nancy Murphy Spicer, University of Maine (Museum of Art), Bangor. 561-3350. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through June 11.

Senior exhibition, student works, Bates College (Museum of Art), Lewiston. 786-6158. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through May 28.

“Logging in the Maine Woods Today,” photographs by Tonee Harbert, open to the public during library hours: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday; 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. University of Southern Maine (Glickman Family Library), Portland. Through May 29.

A Collection of Photographs: Steven Langerman, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. 347-3075. Daily through April 30.

“As Above, So Below: One Woman’s Romance with Line, Language and Shadow,” works by Sarah Haskell, York Art Association, York Harbor. 363-4049. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Thursday through Saturday.

Student art, works by Lincoln Academy art students, River Arts, Damariscotta. 563-1507. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Friday.

“Slack Water: Photographs of the Portland Waterfront,” by Mark Marchesi, Space, Portland. 828-5600. Today.

“Portraits and Voices: Shoemaking Skills of Generations,” exhibit celebrating Lewiston and Auburn’s history and present-day legacy in shoemaking, Museum L-A, Lewiston. 333-3881. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

“Waldo County Through Eastern’s Eye,” black-and-white historic photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company collection, University of Maine (Hutchinson Center), Belfast. 548-2529. 7:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Current student work, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport. woodschool.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Through May 26.

Photography, works by advanced photography students at Yarmouth High School, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through May 6.

“Frozen in Time,” L/A Arts Gallery 5, Lewiston. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Through May 28.

Celebrate Student Art: RSU 23 Art Show, also at Dyer Library in conjunction with National Youth Art Month; free for members and children 6 and under and Friday evenings from 4 to 8 p.m., Saco Museum, $2-$4. 283-3861. Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; noon to 8 p.m. Friday.

Members’ exhibit, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell. harlowgallery.org. Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

“Woodland Margins,” works by artist Barbara Bean, Georgetown Historical Society. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Through June 15.

“April Fools!” Group exhibit, Addison Woolley Gallery, Portland. 450-8499. Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through April 30.

Two From the Biennial: “Clint Fulkerson and Jon Edwards” and “Kate Russo: New Paintings,” Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland. susanmaaschfineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Through April 30.

“James Fitzgerald and the Elizabeth Howard,” drawings; part of the Maine Drawing Project, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, $10-$12, 16 and under free. farnsworthmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through June 26.

Art Openings

Maine Photography Show, annual juried show; continues through May 8, Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, Boothbay Harbor, free. mainephotographyshow.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Benefits

Pints for Paws, live music, raffles, pet photo contest and other activities; to benefit Humane Society of Knox County; bring an item to donate to the shelter; no pets, please, Trackside Station, Rockland. 594-7500. 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Habitat for Humanity Walk, 3-, 5-, 10- or 20-mile courses, Cumberland Congregational Church, Cumberland Center. 829-3793. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Empty Bowl Supper, benefits Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association’s El Salvador Sister Committee programs; tickets at the door, Unitarian Universalist Church, Belfast, $15, $35 family maximum. 568-4142. 10th annual dinner. 6 p.m. Saturday.

Image Gazer Film Festival, benefit film screening of “Moon” and music by Dan Chase, Kate Jones and Nick Travis, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Books and Authors

“Hand, Voice & Vision, Thirty Years of Artists’ Books from Women’s Studio Workshop,” University of Southern Maine (Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts), Portland, free. 228-8014. Daily through April 30.

Dave Morrison, Bangor Public Library. Poet and author of “Clubland.” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Brown Bag Lecture series, one-hour program, bring your own lunch, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1710. Sarah Braunstein, “The Sweet Relief of Missing Children.” Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday.

“Poets/Speak,” readings by Christian Barter, Linda Buckmaster, Cheryl Daigle, Kathleen Ellis, Leonore Hildebrandt, Annaliese Jakamides, Megan London, Lisa Panepinto, Bruce Pratt, Lee Sharkey, Clinton Spaulding, and Ellen Taylor, Bangor Public Library, free, with live jazz provided by the Lidral Jazz Duo. 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Classical Music

USM Chamber Singers, Immanuel Baptist Church, Portland, $3-$6. 780-5555. 5 p.m. today.

University of Maine Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, free but donations accepted. 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7) Friday.

Chamber Music Awards Concert, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Hall), Gorham, free. 5 p.m. Saturday.

Comedy

Laugh-a-Palooza, Lucid Stage, Portland, $10, festival pass $30. Secret Lives of Comedians, 7:30 p.m. today.

Open Mic Comedy hosted by Brian Brinegar, Slainte, Portland. Yellow Roman Candles at 10, 8 p.m. Thursday.

Dance

Ballroom dancing, Maplewood Dance Center, Portland. 878-0584. 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Contradance, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $7. Music by Soupbone (traditional) with live caller, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Saturday night dance party, Argentine tango lesson at 6 p.m.; group lesson 7 p.m.; dance party 8 to 11 p.m., American Ballroom Dance Academy, Portland, Call for cover. 671-7644. 6 p.m. Saturday. Through April 30.

Fairs/Festivals

Cuba Week, annual celebration with art, films, food and music presented by the Brunswick-Trinidad Sister City Association, various locations, Brunswick. brunswicktrinidad.org. Today.

9th Ebune Parade and Festival, Ebune, the Procession of the Ram, celebrates the arrival of spring and the release of the winter months with the theme of “Climb to the Mountain Top,” Museum of African Culture, Portland, free. Noon today.

Films

Teens Through Time, film series with teen-centric view point, Portland Public Library, free. 871-1700. 1980s: “The Breakfast Club,” 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Grateful Dead Movie Event, Brunswick 10, Brunswick, $12.50. Featuring never-before-seen interview with Jerry Garcia. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

“Last Train Home,” Camden Opera House, $10/$5. camdenoperahouse.com. Documentary, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Image Gazer Film Festival, benefit screening, New Surry Theatre, Blue Hill. 669-5506. “Moon” a Sundance Festival selection. 7 p.m. Friday.

Anything But Silent, series of classic silent films, Bangor Public Library, free. Noon Saturday.

“Poetry,” Strand Theatre, Rockland. 594-0070. rocklandstrand.com. Korean drama from director Lee Chang-Dong, 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Food and Drink

Trivia night, drink specials, free munchies and prizes, Jameson Tavern, Freeport. 865-4196. 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, followed by entertainment.

For Children

Spring Eggstravaganza, bring a bag or basket for your eggs and be prepared to learn all about amazing egg-laying animals, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, $2 suggested donation. Ages 2 and up. 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday.

“Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” presented by the Children’s Puppet Workshop, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $4 children, $8 adults. Musical marionette show. 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Popcorn Saturday, children’s program for preschool through grade 5, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, $5, $20/family. 967-9120. Portland Stage Company’s Theater for Kids. Time TBA Saturday.

Home & Garden

Architalx, speaker series focusing on architecture and design issues; seating limited, doors open at 5:30 p.m., Portland Museum of Art, $10, ($8 online only). architalx.org. Anouk Vogel, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 6 p.m. Thursday.

Museums

“In the Soviet Union’s Cross Hairs: The 20th-Century Navy in Maine,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $9 children, $12 adults, free for members. 443-1316. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday. Through May 15.

“First People: Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy,” an exhibit of Native American history and culture, University of Maine (Acadian Archives), Fort Kent. umfk.maine.edu/archives/default.cfm. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Through May 31.

“Learning is an Ornament: The History of Kennebunk’s Schools,” replica installations, historic images and more, Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, $5 donation. brickstoremuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Music

Earth Day Peace Concert, benefits the church’s belfry repair project, First Universalist Church, Norway, $5 donation. 743-2828. 2 p.m. today.

Student Composers Showcase, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, free. 8 p.m. today.

Grandchildren, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, $8. 8 p.m. today.

Pine Tree State Country Music Association, Silver Spur, Mechanic Falls. ptscountrymusicassoc.org. Competition and talent search ($5 to $6). 11 a.m. today.

Simons & Goodwin, McArthur Library Biddeford, free. 284-4181. Soft rock, country, blues and traditional and contemporary folk. 3 p.m. today.

Robert Cimitile, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Solo bluegrass. 5 p.m. today.

The Edna Project, featuring Liz Queler (vocals/guitar/mandolin), Seth Farber (vocals/piano) and their son Joey Farber (vocals/percussion/accordion), Strand Theatre, Rockland. 594-0070. rocklandstrand.com. Song cycle set to the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay. 2 p.m. today.

Rhythmic Cypher, Slainte, Portland. 7 p.m. today.

Iron & Wine, State Theatre, Portland, $25, $23 in advance. statetheatreportland.com. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Open mic with Alec Wall, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Monday.

“In the Mood,” South Portland High School, $39.50. 842-0800. porttix.com. Thirteen-piece big band as well as six singers/swing dancers, 7 p.m. Monday.

Debbie Davies, Time Out Pub, Rockland, $15. 7 p.m. Monday.

Mark Bowman, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Singer-songwriter. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Glass Fingers, Slainte, Portland. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Open mic night, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. Slack Master. 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Colin Hay, The Landing at Pine Point, Scarborough, $25. thelandingatpinepoint.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Clash of the Titans, Fleetwood Mac vs. Tom Petty (combined with Portland Phoenix Best Of event), Port City Music Hall, Portland, $5. portcitymusichall.com. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

David Beam and The Beautiful People, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Roots & Blues, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Cognizant Sound Reggae Show, Slainte, Portland. 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Long Time Courting, Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, South Carthage, $15. Traditional Irish and American music. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Arthur Webster & Mark Stover, King Eiders Pub, Damariscotta. kingeiderspub.com. 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Bassnectar, electronica, State Theatre, Portland, $26, $22 in advance. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Long Time Courting, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. Traditional Irish and American music. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Club d’Elf featuring John Medeski, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $10/$15, $28 VIP. With special guests Kung Fu. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Joe Gallant, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Acoustic rock. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Jazz Orchestra, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $5/$9. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Robert Sarazin Blake, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. Thursday.

Jazzy Chas, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m. Thursday.

The SoPo Trio, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Jazz. 8 p.m. Friday.

The New Mastersounds, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $15, $12 in advance, $25 VIP. 8 p.m. Friday.

Vocal Jazz Ensemble, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham, $3-$6. 8 p.m. Friday.

OLAS, Unity Centre for the Performing Arts, Unity, $15. American folk, rock, Arabic and Afro-Cuban sounds. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Jeff Cusack, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. Acoustic rock. 8 p.m. Friday.

Caravan of Thieves, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $12/$15. 8 p.m. Friday.

Curt Bessette & Jenn Kurtz, Cliff House Resort and Spa, Ogunquit. 7 to 11 p.m. Friday.

Happy Hour with Meghan Yates & The Reverie Machine, Slainte, Portland. (The Grown Up Noise, Jose Ayerve (of Spouse), and GreyShield at 9.) 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Spose, Port City Music Hall, Portland, $12, $10 in advance. With Cam Groves and Educated Advocates. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ocean Sol, The Local Buzz, Cape Elizabeth. Jazz. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Milagres + Milkman’s Union + Husband & Wife, presented by HillyTown, One Longfellow Square, Portland, $10. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Cake, State Theatre, Portland, $35. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Death Vessel, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford, 8. 8 p.m. Saturday.

Rizing Tide, Andy’s Old Port Pub, Portland. With vocalist Yvette Dunnigan. 8 p.m. Saturday.

USM Chamber Music Awards, students in the USM chamber music ensembles will audition for a performance slot. Music faculty and professional musicians with a variety of backgrounds will jury the auditions, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. 5 p.m. Saturday.

Beat Happenings, Slainte, Portland. 9 p.m. Saturday.

Packmann Dave, Run of the Mill Brewpub, Saco. 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Barn Burner with the Roy Sludge Trio, held in the Quisisana Barn, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, $10. Featuring Duke Levine and Kevin Barry. 8 p.m. (doors 6:30 p.m.) Saturday.

Five Face North & Dj Fitts, Club Texas, Auburn. Saturday.

Pro Sports

Portland Sea Dogs, Minor League baseball, Hadlock Field, Portland, $7-$9. portlandseadogs.com. New Britain, 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday.

Special Events

Laser Fest, Audio Visual Imagineering Laser System presents laser shows, some with rock music; reservations recommended; other programs are also available, University of Southern Maine (Southworth Planetarium), Portland, $5. 780-4249. Today.

Douglas M. Schair Memorial Lecture, on “Genocide and Human Rights” with John Prendergast, author, human rights activist and co-founder of the Enough Project, University of Southern Maine (Abromson Community Education Center), Portland, free on first-come basis. 7 p.m. today.

New Works Festival, showcase of works by emerging playwrights, choreographers, actors, dancers and designers, Colby College (Strider Theater), Waterville. “New Theater.” 2 p.m. today.

“Forest,” interactive visual and performing arts, Maine College of Art (Institute of Contemporary Art), Portland. meca.edu. Monday through Saturday.

Seanachie Nights, Bull Feeney’s, Portland, $9 suggested donation. “Tales of Selkies, Witches and Weddings!” By Libby Franck. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Quilt historian Kathy Kenny, Log Cabin, Yarmouth, $3/$5. “Crazy Quilts from 1880 to 1900.” 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Perspectives on Dance, Bowdoin College (Hubbard Hall), Brunswick, Free. Conversation with New York Times dance critic Claudia LaRocco. 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Creative Conversations, Space, Portland, Free. “Street Art vs. Graffiti,” 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Veritas Portland Slam Team Semifinals, Blue, Portland, $3, $2 purchase minimum. 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

“Our Barns: A History of the Barns of Maine,” Meetinghouse, New Gloucester Historical Society. Illustrated talk by Don Perkins. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Dark Follies, Lucid Stage, Portland, $12/$10. Vaudeville-style variety show, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Spring Bunny Special, 35-minute train ride, reservations recommended, $17 ages 10 and older; $9 ages 2 to 9; free under 2, tickets are $2 more on the day of the ride, Maine Eastern Railroad, Rockland. 596-6725. 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Saturday.

Sports

Roller Derby bout, Portland Exposition Building, $10-$13, $5 ages 6 to 12, free under 5. Port Authorities vs. Boston Massacre, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Theater

“Halpern & Johnson,” a story about two men who love the same woman, Portland Stage Company, starting at $28. 774-0465. 2 p.m. today; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Through April 24.

“Adventures with Peter Pan,” Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10/$5, $25 family. 7:30 p.m. today and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

“The Mikado,” Gilbert and Sullivan comedy performed by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $38-$54, $15 for students. porttix.com. 4 p.m. today.

Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $12-$14. 642-3743. schoolhousearts.org. 2 p.m. today.

“Blood Brothers,” Community Little Theatre, Auburn. 783-0958. 2 p.m. today.

“To Kill a Mockingbird,” Penobscot Theatre production, Bangor Opera House, Bangor. 3 p.m. today.

“Jesus Christ Superstar,” Midcoast Youth Theatre production, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $8-$12. youth-theater.org/. 2 p.m. today.

“Tall Tales from Long Lives,” Theater Project, Brunswick, $5. 729-8584. 2 p.m. today.

Bold Face Play Reading Series, with Harbor Light Stage, Kittery Art Association, Kittery, $10. “Mauritius.” 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Maine Playwrights Festival, 10th annual short play event with works by 10 Maine playwrights, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15, $12 students/seniors. 854-0065. acorn-productions.org. Schedule B, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; Schedule A, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Schedule A, 5 p.m. Saturday, Schedule B, 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Kiss Me, Kate,” Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $19.99. 799-1421. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through May 7.

“Killer Joe,” 18-plus only, strong adult content, graphic violence and nudity, Space, Portland. 828-5600. $10/$12, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through April 30.


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