‘Twelfth Night’

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts’ final spring 2021 show, William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” is available to stream online through May 9. The production was filmed in the Lyle E. Littlefield Ornamentals Trial Garden. Contributed / University of Maine


“A Congregation of Birds,” through May 15 at Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. Free, chocolatechurcharts.org/gallery for details and COVID-19 protocols.

“East End in Bloom,” installation of flowers through May at East End Community School, 195 North St., Portland.

“Kajak!”, virtual exhibit through May at Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College in Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum/exhibits/2020/kayak-exhibition.html.

Maine Jewish Museum, Gerry Holzman, Penelope Jones & Michelle Hauser, through May 7, open noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday at 67 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org/current-exhibits/.

Online Art Auction to benefit Maine Art Gallery, through June 15. Art available to view online anytime or in person 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7-8, 15 Warren St., Wiscasset. maineartgallerywiscasset.org.

OUT Maine LGBTQ+ art Pride Month, submissions sought for art, photography and writing by LGBTQ+ and allied youth 22 and younger. Theme follows Rockland Main Street’s “Visions of Inclusion.” Visit outmaine.org/youth-pride/ for more information.

“Paintings in Oil,” on display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May at Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydpottery.com.

Virtual Art Auction, Maine Jewish Museum, bidding open to May 9, auction link at mainejewishmuseum.org.

Virtual Art Auction in support of Partners for World Health, through May 7, in-person viewing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth.

Friday 5/7

Kneeling Art Photography Project, 8-9 p.m., Monument Square, Portland. Community social justice/art project with LumenARRT! explores Take-A-Knee gesture. Includes live performances by New Moon Ensemble, West African drumming and blues from The Ideal Maine Social Aid and Sanctuary Band.


Bowdoin College Museum of Art, entire collection searchable online along with selected exhibits, Visit From Home activities, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

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

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

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College, collections and exhibitions online at bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

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

Space Gallery exhibitions on display, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org/exhibitions/.


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


Apohadion Theater, virtual screenings via theapohadiontheater.com.

Frontier, virtual cinema via explorefrontier.com/events/all.


Classical Uprising, through June, classicaluprising.org.

Noonday Concert Series, Titus Abbott May 6-19, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music and Portland Public Library, portlandlibrary.com.

POPS!: “Tango Caliente!,” through May 28, PSO Music Director Eckart Preu conducts a digital concert of tangos and more, featuring Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla, portlandsymphony.org

Summer Sunsets LIVE, 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays May 13-28 at Thompson’s Point. thompsonspoint.com/the-calendar/#sunsets.

Thursday 5/6

“The Science of Sound,” 12:30 p.m. via Portland Symphony TV and the Portland Symphony Orchestra website. Visit portlandsymphony.org/event/the-science-of-sound-2/ for more information.

Saturday 5/8

Mallett Brothers Band, 5:30-7 p.m., hosted by Chocolate Church Arts Center outside Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, $25, chocolatechurcharts.org.


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 317main.org under “Listen.” Open mic every other week on Zoom. Sign up at [email protected] Free.

Cadenza, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, livestream via Facebook. $18-$20. Visit cadenzafreeport.com/shows for schedule and Eventbrite ticket links.

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

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

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

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

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

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

State Theatre of Portland livestreaming shows via Facebook, statetheatreportland.com.


“Bad Dates,” by Theresa Rebeck, Portland Stage Company, on demand through May 16, $23-$63. One-woman comedy about shoe-obsessed divorcee who re-enters the world of dating, portlandstage.org.

“Future … Present … Past,” presented by Freeport Players in May, three comedies by Elizabeth Guffey. Visit fcponline.org for show dates and tickets.

Stroudwater Comedy Series, 7-10 p.m. every Thursday, Stroudwater Distillery, 4 Thompsons Point, Portland. $10, eventbrite.com.

” … That’s What She Said,” 7 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through May 22, plus 2 p.m. matinee May 22, at Footlights Theatre, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. $20. Call 747-5434 for reservations. thefootlightstheatre.com.

“Twelfth Night,” available to stream through May 9, presented by University of Maine School of Performing Arts. 48-hour rentals for $12 or $3 with a MaineCard at showtix4u.com/events/19744. Contact Brian Jansen at [email protected] for more information.

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