St. Patrick’s Day Showcase

The dynamic vocal harmonies of Bitter Brew will be among the virtual performances featured during the St. Patrick’s Day Showcase being hosted by Chocolate Church Arts Center March 17. Contributed / Chocolate Church Arts Center



“El Lobo y La Paloma,” a Portland-based Bourassa Dance production, rent or purchase online through Vimeo On Demand.


“A Walk in the Woods an Annual Exhibit of Landscape Paintings,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday-Sunday through March 28. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. Free,

“Aestival: Sun Drawing Water” by Nathaniel Meyer, through April 11 at Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth.

Creative Portland’s “2020 Vision: Past, Present, & Future” online show available through April 2021.

“Kajak!”, virtual exhibit through May at Peary-MacMillan Artic Museum at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.

The Lemon Block Collective, featuring 10 new artists, 150 Maine St., Brunswick.

“Mixing It Up,” first exhibit at newly reopened Maine Jewish Museum. Open noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday at 67 Congress St., Portland.

“New Visions, New Rhythms” by Jaap Eduard Helder, through April 10 at Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth.

“Spitting Fire” by Space Gallery’s curatorial fellow Valeria Missalina Bembry, through March 16. Events include oral traditions, visual storytelling, spoken word performance and “artivism.” Visit for full schedule of events and details.


Bowdoin College Museum of Art, entire collection searchable online along with selected exhibits, Visit From Home activities,

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, open to the public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, U.S. Route 1 in the Falmouth Shopping Center.

MMPA Antidote, by Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, Readers are also invited to send images.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College, collections and exhibitions online at

Portland Museum of Art, browsable collections, videos and podcasts at, scroll down to “Stay Connected!”

Space Gallery exhibitions on display, 538 Congress St., Portland.


“A Shape of Things to Come,” stream through March 19, presented by Space Gallery and The Apohadion. $10 with two-day rental.

“The Inheritance,” stream March 12-26, presented by Space Gallery and The Apohadion. $10 with two-day rental.

Maine Jewish Film Festival Weekend Edition, two films and one discussion one weekend per month through June. Visit for details and tickets.

Mountainfilm on Tour, noon, March 12-14, selection of documentary films curated from the annual Mountainfilm festival held in Telluride, Colorado. Frontier Theater, 14 Maine St. Mill 3 Fort Andross, Brunswick.

“Wilderness and Spirit: A Mountain Called Katahdin,” film by Huey, stream for $15/$30 at

Thursday 3/18

Maine Casting: A Panel Discussion, 7 p.m., for Maine filmmakers wondering how to get experienced acting talent, $5-$10 online at


Apohadion Theater, virtual screenings

Frontier, virtual cinema via


Classical Uprising Spring 2021 Season, through June. Visit for schedule and access.

Don Pride, through March 17, Noonday Concert Series presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music and Portland Public Library,

“Satchmo: The Louis Armstrong Tribute,” Portland Symphony Orchestra, available on demand through April 2. Pay-what-you-can,

Samuel James Tells the Story of Tiny Bill McGraw, available to stream March 13-28. Pay-what-you-will, suggested starting rate $10. Visit for more information and tickets.

“Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky,” Portland Symphony Orchestra available on demand through March 19. Pay-what-you-can starting at $10. Visit for more information.

The Lounge Series at Halo, Thompson’s Point, includes movie nights, music, signature nights and lectures,

VentiCordi, noon, March 18-20, Noonday Concert Series explores creative frontiers beyond the usual constraints of traditional chamber groups, free online,

Friday 3/12

Bess Jacques, 7 p.m. livestream hosted by Cadenza in Freeport,

D. Gross, 7 p.m., hosted by Blue in Portland,

Saturday 3/13

Stealing Sunday, 7 p.m., songs from the 1950s to today, including Elvis Presley, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, livestream hosted by Cadenza in Freeport.

Wednesday 3/17

St. Patrick’s Day Showcase, 7:30 p.m., The Chocolate Church Arts Center Facebook page, virtual performances from Maine artists Dave Rowe, Jud Caswell, Bitter Brew, and Castlebay. Free, donations appreciated,


317 Main Community Music Center, 30-minute concerts featuring teaching artists at 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays on Instagram, Facebook and Vimeo, and at under “Listen.” Open mic every other week on Zoom. Sign up at [email protected] Free.

Daponte String Quartet, digital content posted at 7 p.m. Wednesdays on YouTube.

Irish Night at Blue, 8 p.m. Wednesdays via Facebook Live.

Jazz Sesh Facebook Group hosted by Blue at 9 p.m. Tuesdays,

Live From the Green Room, 8 p.m. livestream by Brunswick musician Pete Kilpatrick every Saturday.

Maine Music Makes Community Sing, 6:30-7:30 p.m. first Tuesday of the month via Zoom, hosted by Brunswick Sings!

Out of the Blue livestreaming series by Port City Blue. Various dates.

State Theatre of Portland livestreaming shows via Facebook,



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