“Santiago Art Show” by Linda Caron, part of an exhibit by women artists opening Feb. 3 at the Richard Boyd Art Gallery in Portland. Contributed / Richard Boyd Art Gallery

Comedy

Monday 1/30

Funny at Flask open mic: 7 p.m., Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com

Ongoing

Thursday Night Comedy: 7 p.m. every Thursday, Stroudwater Distillery, 28 Resurgam Place, Portland. Hosted by Ian MacDonald. Weekly rotating lineup. $10 online or in person. eventbrite.com

Exhibits/Galleries

Through 1/29

UMVA Portland Gallery January Show: 1-4 p.m. “Taking Up Space: Paintings of Nancy Grice,” and “Black Fawn: A photographic folktale by Nathan Meye.” Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery, 516 Congress St., Portland. theumva.org

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Ringing in the New Year annual exhibition: 10 a.m., Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland. Paintings, sculptures and select offering of works in clay. richardboydpottery.com

Friday 2/3

Paintings by Women Artists: 10 a.m., Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland. richardboydpottery.com

Through 2/9

Joy of Art exhibition: A collection of original artwork by Maine residents. Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham. friendstopshamlibrary.org

Through 2/18

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Winter studio sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays, Meetinghouse Arts Gallery and Stage, 40 Main St., Freeport. meetinghousearts.org

Through 2/24

Maine Jewish Museum new exhibitions: open Sundays through Fridays from noon to 4 p.m., closed on Saturdays. Exhibitions feature a new work by Sara Crisp, as well as “The Hole in the Net: The Art of Steve Marcus,” and a photography gallery, “When Midnight Comes Around: New York City 1976-1986,” by Gary Green. 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org

Ongoing

Casco Bay Artisans: 68 Commercial St., Building A, Portland. cascobayartisans.com

Freeport Antiques and Heirlooms Showcase: through spring, 31 Main St., Freeport. “Maine at its Midpoint” photography by Kosti Ruohomaa. freeportantiquesshowcase.com

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Maine Art Collective: multimedia experience run by 14 Maine artists using media ranging from sculpture to jewelry, painting to photography. Maine Art Collective, 18 Exchange St., Portland. maineartcollective.com.

Film

Saturday 1/28 & Sunday 1/29

NYICFF Kid Flicks: 2 p.m., ages 8-13, $7 for adults, children under 13 free, in partnership with New York International Children’s Film Festival. Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org

Sunday 1/29

PMA films: “Au Hasard Balthazar”: Noon, French with English subtitles, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org

Monday 1/30

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“The Haunting” (1963): 7 p.m., horror, rated G, Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org

Ongoing

Apohadion Theater: 107 Hanover St., Portland. theapohadiontheater.com

Merrill Film Society: Watch movies on your own and join a Zoom discussion. Email Mike at [email protected] for an invitation. yarmouthlibrary.org

Museums

Ongoing

Bowdoin College Museum of Art: 245 Maine St., Brunswick. Free admission. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

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Free Friday: 4 p.m., Fridays, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org

Portland Observatory: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 138 Congress St., Thursday-Saturday for 45-minute guided tours. Details at portlandlandmarks.org.

Music

Friday 1/27

Maine Takht Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. Traditional Arabic music. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org

Funkationland: 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. onelongfellowsquare.com

Singer Songwriter Showcase with Mike Maurice and Chris Peters: 8 p.m., Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St., Portland. fermentory.com

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Showman’s Rest in “See People Care”: 8 p.m., multimedia experience, Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org

BoomBox: 9 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com

Saturday 1/28

Don Campbell Trio: 7:30 p.m., $20 in advance, $25 on the day, The Annex, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. chocolate.na.ticketsearch.com

The Ammonium Maze, Percy Hill reimagined: 8 p.m., Portland House Of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 21-plus. portlandhouseofmusic.com

Jennifer Porter: 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com

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Savoir Faire: 8 p.m., Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com

Hannah Damon and Friends: The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland.

Monday 1/30

Pepe Romero with Portland Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. bandsintown.com

Tuesday 1/31

Billy Tibbals and Mac Saturn: 8 p.m., Portland House Of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. 18-plus. portlandhouseofmusic.com

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Thursday 2/2

Free noonday concert: 12:15 p.m., Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St., Portland. portlandconservatoryofmusic.org

Anthrax and Black Label Society: 6:30 p.m., featuring Exodus, Cross Insurance Arena, 1 Civic Center Square, Portland. crossarenaportland.com

Big Thief: 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com

Friday 2/3

Anni Clark: 7 p.m., Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport. visitfreeport.com

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Muddy Ruckus: 7 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street, No. 201, Portland. onelongfellowsquare.com

Dimensions in Jazz: 7:30 p.m., Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St., Portland. portlandconservatoryofmusic.org

Caio e Jess: 8 p.m., Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com

Gone Gone Beyond: 8 p.m., Portland House Of Music and Events, 25 Temple St., Portland. portlandhouseofmusic.com

Ongoing

“Always, sometimes” live music: 6 p.m., every fourth Friday of the month, Byrnes’ Irish Pub, 16 Station Ave., Brunswick. byrnesirishpub.com

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Friday DJ: 8 p.m., every Friday, O’Donoghue’s Pub, 103 Pleasant St., Brunswick. facebook.com/ODonoghuesPubBrunswickMe

“Monday of the Minds,” hip hop open mic: 8 p.m., Mondays, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. 21 and up. flasklounge.com

Flask Retro Party: 8 p.m., every last Saturday, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. $5 flasklounge.com

Stereo Dreams open mic: 8 p.m., every first Wednesday, Sun Tiki Studios, 375 Forest Ave., Portland. suntikistudios.com

Open DJ Night: 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com

Live Music: 9 p.m., Fridays, Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland. seadogbrewing.com

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Theater/Dance

Friday 1/27 -Thursday 2/2

“Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church”: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 7 p.m. on Thursday. Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth. thefootlightstheatre.com

Saturday 1/28

“Forest Emissaries,” rock music and puppetry: 8 p.m., by An Anderson and Inventing Trees, Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. space538.org

Saturday 1/28 & Sunday 1/29

The Grand Duchess of Casco Bay: 7:30 p.m., Drag Queen Chartreuse Money, storytelling, singing, comedy, lip-syncing and dance. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $22 for preferred seating. mayostreetarts.org

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Saturday 1/28-Saturday 2/4

Maine Ballet, “Tap Tap Jazz”: 1 and 4 p.m., Maine State Ballet’s Lopez Theater, 348 Route 1, Falmouth. Tickets $15-22 with discounts for seniors and children. mainestateballet.org

Through 1/29

“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley: 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. A Good Theater production. $30. St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland. stlawrencearts.org

Monday 1/30-Monday 2/13

Line dancing, Merrymeeting Adult Ed: 6 p.m., Mondays, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick. peopleplusmaine.org

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Wednesday 2/1-Sunday 2/19

The High Road”: 7:30 p.m., a Good Theater production, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. goodtheater.com

Thursday 2/2-Sunday 2/26

“Quills” by Doug Wright: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays. Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. 18-plus. madhorse.com

Friday 2/3

“Baffo Box Show: A Compact Cardboard Comedy”: 7:30 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org

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Through 2/5

“Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The musical”: 11 a.m., Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, 250 Thompsons Point Road, Portland. $20 kitetails.org/pigeon

Through 2/12

“Wait Until Dark”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Thriller play by Frederick Knott. Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. lyricmusictheater.org

Ongoing

Open Stage: 6 p.m. last Friday of every month, Three of Strong Spirits distillery, 35B Diamond St., Portland. threeofstrongspirits.com

To contribute an item to The Forecaster’s Arts Calendar, go to theforecaster.net and click on Add Your Event under the Things to Do heading.