Meet ‘The Beatles’

Studio Two, a Beatles tribute band, will be performing live outdoors May 29 at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. Contributed / Chocolate Church Arts Center


Art Auction to benefit Maine Art Gallery in Wiscasset, view online through June 15,

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

“Light, Line and Form,” works by Tanja Kunz and MaryJane Johnston juxtaposing minimalism and fullness through painting and photography, May 28-June 28, Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. Free,

OUT Maine LGBTQ+ art Pride Month, submissions being sought for art, photography and writing by LGBTQ+ and allied youth 22 and younger, deadline May 24, for details.

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

“The Ground Beneath You Holds You,” new works by Alice Jones, to June 26 at Elizabeth Moss Galleries, U.S. Route 1 in the Falmouth Shopping Center.

“What inspires you?”, members’ show at Maine Art Gallery, 15 Warren St., Wiscasset, open to the public through June 5, Wednesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday 5/24

Points of View, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, opening for New Connections,” by Points of View artists and “Experiments in Mixed Media,” by Barbara Bean, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,


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.

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


“Dear Georgina,” short documentary about Passamaquoddy elder who was removed from her Maine home by child protection services at the age of 2, stream at

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

Wednesday 5/26

Merrill Film Society:Stranger than Paradise,” 8 p.m., available on Kanopy.


Apohadion Theater, virtual screenings via

Frontier, virtual cinema via


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

Maine Jewish Museum, “Under Construction” by Chris Beneman, “Through the Static and Distance” by Tonee Harbert, and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture artists, to June 25, open noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday at 67 Congress St., Portland.

Thursday 5/20

“Conversations with Maine Artists in a ______ Time,” 6-7 p.m. virtual program, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress St. Available monthly,

Tuesday 5/25

A conversation with Maine Art Museum Trail directors, 6 p.m., virtual at

Saturday 5/29

Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum (226 Maine St.), Skolfield-Whittier House (161 Park Row) and Pejepscot History Center (159 Park Row) resume regular hours for the season in Brunswick. For hours, talks and presentations see


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

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

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

Portland Museum of Art, schedule in-person visits at


Classical Uprising, through June,

“Dancing with J.S. Bach,” to May 21, PSO Music Director Eckart Preu conducts digital concert with Amanda Hardy, principal oboe,

Kerem Durdag & Andy Happel, “Commissioned Maine Artist First Look,” Portland Ovations, 4 p.m. virtual performance Tuesdays until May 25. Free,

“Mahler’s Fourth,” May 26 through June 25, PSO guest conductor JoAnn Falletta; Rachel Lee Priday, violin; Maeve Höglund, soprano perform virtual concert, tickets at

Maine Folk Music and Dance Video Series, noon-1 p.m. every Tuesday in May via Zoom. Free,

Noonday Concert Series, Titus Abbott through May 19 and Timothy Burris May 20 through June 2, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music and Portland Public Library,

Nothin’ But the Blues, Shayna Steele and the PSO perform a blues-infused program featuring hits like “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out” and Ma Rainey’s “Bad Luck Blues.”

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

Summer Sunsets LIVE, 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays in May, Thompson’s Point, Portland. Variety of live music, food trucks, games, brews,

Friday 5/21

“Witnessing Change,” 2 p.m. outdoor concert by Palaver Strings, Fort Allen Park on Munjoy Hill, 49 Eastern Promenade, Portland. Weather dependent. Free,

Rachel & Vilray, 7 p.m. livestream via State Theatre. $20. Visit for ticket link.

Saturday 5/22

Maine Regiment All-Age Drum & Bugle Corps, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., practice and recruitment session, Stewart P Morrill Veterans Post, 413 Broadway, South Portland. Free,

Scott Moreau’s “Under The Influence,” 5:30 p.m., The Shipyard at the Museum concert hosted by Chocolate Church Arts Center outside Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, $25,

Sunday 5/23

Darlingside, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. livestreams via State Theatre. $15-$50. Visit for more information and ticket link.

Tuesday 5/25

Maine Folk Music and Dance Video Series, noon, lunchtime chat via Zoom,

Saturday 5/29

Studio Two – Beatles tribute band, 5:30 p.m., The Shipyard at the Museum concert hosted by Chocolate Church Arts Center outside Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, $20.


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.

Cadenza, 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, livestream via Facebook. $18-$20. Visit 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.

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,


“Future … Present … Past,” presented by Freeport Players in May and to stream through June 30, three comedies by Elizabeth Guffey. Visit for show dates and tickets.

Stroudwater Comedy Series, 7-10 p.m. every Thursday, Stroudwater Distillery, 4 Thompson’s Point, Portland. $10, reservations required through

” … 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.

Thursday 5/20

Cabin Fever Comedy Night, 7:30-10 p.m. outdoor comedy show co-presented by Marcus Cardona and Empire Comedy Club at Thompson’s Point, 10 Thompson’s Point Road, Portland, $20.

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