Arts Calendar: April 15-28

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Greater Portland

Books/Authors

Thursday 4/16

Tony Hoagland, poetry reading and discussion as part of Words Matter series, 7 p.m., call for ticket prices, University of Southern Maine, Hannaford Hall, 88 Bedford St., Portland, 780-5960, mainepoetrycentral.org.

Tuesday 4/21

“The Court-Martial of Paul Revere,” discussion with author Michael Greenburg, noon, $5, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, mainehistory.org.

Wednesday 4/22

“Closer All the Time,” Brown Bag Lecture with author Jim Nichols, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Tuesday 4/28

Two Poet Laureates: Marcia Brown & Natalie Murray, readings, 6:30 p.m., free, Prince Memorial Library, 266 Main St., Cumberland, 829-2215.

Film

“The Mafia Kills Only in Summer,” Friday, April 17, 6:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, 2 p.m., $8, students $6, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, pmamovies.org.

Friday 4/17

“White God,” 7:30 p.m., $8, students $6, SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, space538.org.

Galleries

“After the Renovations,” works by recent artists, on view to April 24, Susan Maasch Fine Art, 4 City Center, Portland, 478-4087, susanmaaschfineart.com.

Australian Art Exhibit, featuring paintings by Mike Barr, on view to April 28, Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, 576-7787, rouxandcyrgallery.com.

“Nature in Fine Etchings,” works by J. Ann Eldridge, on view to April 28, Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011, daunis.com.

Thursday 4/16

GBSD Student Art Show, works inspired by Ogunquit Museum of American Art, reception 5-7 p.m., free, Gov. Baxter School for the Deaf, Brewster Building, 1 Mackworth Island, Falmouth, 781-6284.

Friday 4/24

“Ripple Effect,” monoprints by Karen Adrienne, Kris Sader and Barbra Whitten, opening reception 5-7 p.m., free, on view to May 30, PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, 517-0200.

Ongoing

A Fine Thing Gallery, Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, 29 Forest Ave., Portland, 699-2919, edpollackfinearts.com.

Addo Novo, 490 Congress St., Portland, addonovo.com/arts.

Area Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Woodbury Campus Center, 780-5008, usm.maine.edu/gallery.

Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154, artascope.com.

Art Gallery at University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499, une.edu/artgallery.

Art House Picture Frames, 61 Pleasant St., Portland, 221-3443, arthousepictureframes.com.

Arthur Fink’s Studio/Gallery, 145 Newbury St., Portland, 615-5722.

Artist and Craftsman Supply, 540 Deering Ave., Portland, 772-7272.

Art Loft Gallery, 8 School St., Freeport, 865-1705.

Art Studios at Cottage Road, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154.

Blue Spoon, 89 Congress St., Portland, yesartworks.org.

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

Borealis Bistro, 182 Ocean Ave., Portland, 541-9600.

Bridge Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 712-9499, bridgegalleryportland.com.

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700, capecottagegallery.com.

Carolyn Walton Gallery, 39 Pleasant Hill Road, Freeport, 865-1585, carolynwalton.com.

Casco Bay Frames and Gallery, 295 Forest Ave., Hannaford Plaza, Portland, 774-1260, cascobayframes.com.

Christoph Gallery, Portland Pottery and Metalsmithing, 118 Washington Ave., Portland, 772-4334, portlandpottery.com.

Cia Cafe and Gallery, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, 747-4414.

Clayton’s Cafe, 447 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-1117.

Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland, 252-9520.

Cooper Jackson Gallery, 70 India St., Portland.

Couleur Collection, 240 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2401, couleurcollection.co.

Cygnet Gallery, 568 Congress St., Portland, 251-9925.

Daniel Kany Gallery, 24 Romasco Lane, Portland, 774-2100.

Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

Da Vinci Experience Art Gallery, Portland North Business Park, 60 Gray Road, Building 1, Suite 16, Falmouth, 541-9171. DaVinciExperienceGallery.com.

Dobra Tea, 89 Exchange St., Portland, 210-6566.

Domaine Gallery, 223 Commercial St., Portland, 772-2270, domainegallery.com.

Earth and Soul, 34 Washington Ave., Portland, 775-1089.

Elizabeth Moss Gallery, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620, elizabethmossgalleries.com.

Ember Grove Gallery, 247B Congress St., Portland, 761-0408, embergrove.com.

emilie inc., 227 Congress St., Portland, 272-2285.

Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, 781-2351.

Fiddlehead Center for the Arts, 383 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, 883-5720, fcascarborough.org.

Filament Gallery, 181 Congress St., Portland, 774-0932, filamentgallery.com.

Fore River Gallery, 613 Congress St., Portland, 252-6728.

Fore Street Gallery, 372 Fore St., Portland, 874-8084, forestreetgallery.com.

Forgotten Transport, 645 Congress St., Portland, 415-8462, jmdunitzstudios.com.

Four Walls Gallery for Fine Art, 564 Congress St., Portland, 221-3426, fourwallsgallery.com.

Free Street Gallery at Maine College of Art, 87 Free St., Portland, 653-7271.

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, 865-3307.

Freeport Square Gallery, 140 Main St., Freeport, 865-1616.

Front Room Gallery, 378 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-9070.

Frost Gully Gallery, 1159 U.S. Route 1, Freeport, 865-4505, frostgullygallery.com.

Gallery 132, 132 Spring St., Portland, 842-9200 ext. 226.

GEM Gallery, 62 Island Ave., Peaks Island, 766-5600.

Gleason Fine Art Portland, 545 Congress St., Portland, 699-5599, info@gleasonfineart.com.

Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland, 772-2693.

Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland, 253-6808.

Harmon’s & Barton’s Gallery, 584 Congress St., Portland, 774-5948.

Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, 846-0817, heronpointstudio.com.

Holly Ready Studio, 146 High St., Portland, 632-1027, hollyready.com.

ICA at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 775-3052, meca.edu.

Jameson Modern Art, 305 Commercial St., Portland, 772-5522, jamesongallery.com.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 112 High St., Portland, 772-1961, JuneFitzpatrickGallery.com.

June Fitzpatrick Gallery at MECA, 522 Congress St., Portland, 699-5083.

June LaCombe Sculpture, Hawk Ridge Farm, 90 Minot Road, Pownal, 688-4468, junelacombesculpture.com.

Kate Cheney Chappell Center for Book Arts, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland, 228-8014.

Lalo Boutique, 142 High St., Portland.

Language Exchange, 80 Exchange St., Portland, 772-0405.

Larson Fine Art Gallery, 331 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-8221, larsonfineart.com.

Local Buzz, 327 Ocean House Road, Pond Cove Shopping Plaza, Cape Elizabeth, ariatuki.com.

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, 766-2940, artsprits@myfairpoint.net.

Maine Arts Workshop, 39 School St., Freeport, 831-2759, maineartsworkshop.com.

Maine Charitable Mechanic Association Library, 519 Congress St., Portland, 878-8896.

Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland, meca.edu.

Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, mmc.org/thearts, jcoleman@suscom-maine.net.

Maine Potters Market, 376 Fore St., Portland, 774-1633.

Maine Roasters Coffee, 82 Portland Road (U.S. Route 1), Yarmouth.

Market House, 28 Monument Square, Portland, 228-2056.

Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609, mayostreetarts.org.

Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.

Moxie Studio and Gallery, Cousins Island, Yarmouth, 846-0978.

North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Gallery, 148 Main St., Yarmouth, 847-5423, NYA.org.

Open Concepts Gallery and Studios, Cove Street Art Center, 50 Cove St., Portland, 772-3822.

Paula Banks Consulting and Two Lights Home Care, Pond Cove Shopping Center, Cape Elizabeth, lola-studios.com.

PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, 517-0200.

Ponomo, 142 High St., Suite 307, Portland, ponomostyle.com.

Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance, 548 Congress St., Portland, portlandarts.org.

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., 2nd Floor, Portland, 228-5829, portcityshow@gmail.com.

Portland Public Library, Lewis Gallery, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700, portlandlibrary.com.

Radiant Light Gallery, 615 Congress St., Suite 409, Portland, 252-7258.

Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island, 712-1097, richardboydartgallery.com.

Rise Photography, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204, risephotography.com.

Rose Contemporary, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, rosecontemporary.com.

Roux and Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, 576-7787, rouxandcyrgallery.com.

Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland, salt.edu.

Sandpiper Jewelry Gallery, 851 Sawyer St., South Portland, 767-8090.

South Portland Public Library, 482 Broadway, South Portland, 767-7660.

SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, 828-5600, space538.org.

St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568, stlawrencearts.org.

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland, rickgreenart.com.

Susan Maasch Fine Art, 567 Congress St., Portland, 699-2955, susanmaaschfineart.com.

Sylvia Kania Gallery, 148 High St., Portland, 615-6019.

Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 799-1720.

Toby Rosenberg Pottery Gallery, 293 Read St., Portland, 878-4590, tobyrosenberg.com.

Thos. Moser Gallery, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

3fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 773-4773.

317 Main, 317 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-6264.

TIME Gallery at CTN Studios, 516 Congress St., Portland, HourExchangePortland.org, 874-9868.

USM Osher Map Library, 314 Forest Ave., Portland, 780-4850, oshermaps.org.

USM Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., Portland, 780-4270.

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland, utopiadesigns.com.

VoxPhotographs, 232-1214, info@voxphotographs.com.

Whitney Art Works, 492 Congress St., Portland, 780-0700, whitneyartworks.com.

Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 720 U.S. Route 1, Yarmouth, 846-7777, yarmouthframeshopandgallery.com.

Museums

“The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America,” on view to April 26, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org.

Friday 4/17

“Spirited Ephemera: Cocktail and Liquor History,” presentation by Don Lindgren, 5:30 p.m., $10, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, mainehistory.org.

Ongoing

Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, educational, fun and active workshops for kids and parents, 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234, kitetails.com.

Cushing’s Point Museum, local and American history exhibits, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, free/donations accepted, 55 Bug Light Park, South Portland, 767-7299, sphistory.org.

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum, by appointment, 45 Seashore Ave., Peaks Island, 766-3330, fifthmainemuseum.org.

Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, Tuesday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 45 Main St., Freeport, 865-3170, freeporthistoricalsociety.org.

International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland, cryptozoologymuseum.com.

Maine Historical Society Museum, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m.to noon, children’s hour, Monday and Wednesday; adults $8, children $3, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, mainehistory.org.

Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, 780-0118, maineirish.com.

Maine Jewish Museum, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 329-9854, treeoflifemuseum.org.

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, trains on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 58 Fore St., Portland, 828-0814, adults $10, seniors $9, children $6, price includes admission to museum.

Museum of African Culture, 13 Brown St., Portland, 871-7188, museumafricanculture.org.

Neal Dow Memorial, tours by appointment, 714 Congress St., Portland, 773-7773, mewctu.com.

Portland Fire Museum, open first Fridays 6-9 p.m., adults $5, children $2, 157 Spring St., Portland, portlandfiremuseum.com.

Portland Museum of Art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; free on first Fridays 5-9 p.m., 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org.

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., Portland, 774-5561.

Skyline Farm Carriage and Sleigh Museum, by appointment, free/donations accepted, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, skylinefarm.org, 829-9203 .

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, Southern Maine Community College, Fort Road, South Portland, 799-6337, springpointlight.org.

Victoria Mansion, daily, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., $15, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 772-4841, victoriamansion.org.

Yarmouth Historical Society Museum, 1-5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 118 East Elm St., Yarmouth, 846-6259.

Music

Portland Symphony Orchestra, with guest Storm Large, “Seven Deadly Sins,” Sunday, April 19, 2:30 p.m., and Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 p.m., $25-$75, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, 842-0800, porttix.com.

Judy Collins, Saturday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 26, 2:30 p.m., $35-$85, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, 842-0800, porttix.com.

Thursday 4/16

Tom Snow, presented by 317 Maine, 7 p.m., $15, students $5, First Parish Congregational Church, 116 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-9559.

Friday 4/17

“Just Du-Et,” organ and piano concert, 7 p.m., $8, children $5, First Congregational Church, 161 Black Point Road, Scarborough, 883-2342.

Saturday 4/18

Jim Trick, with Juniper, 10th anniversary celebration, 6:30 p.m., free/donations accepted, Holy Grounds Coffee House, Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. 

Opus One Big Band, presented by Scarborough High School Chorus, 6:30 p.m., $15, students $8, couples $25, Winslow Homer Auditorium at Scarborough High School, 11 Municipal Drive, Scarborough, 318-6637.

“Words & Music,” jazz and poetry, 8 p.m., $15, seniors $10, students $5, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, 828-1310.

Sunday 4/19

Papa John Kolstad, 4 p.m., $20, Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St., Second Floor, Portland, acousticartisans.com.

Portland String Quartet, 2 p.m., $22, seniors $20, students free, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, 761-1522.

Ongoing

Community Chorus, rehearsals 10 a.m. to noon, first and third Saturdays, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 775-5568 ext. 102, liz@stlawrencearts.org.

Kirtan, group chanting, 7-8:30 p.m., first and third Fridays, $5 donation, Portland Yoga Studio, 616 Congress St., Portland, 799-0054, portlandyoga.com.

Theater/Dance

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” April 17 to May 2, Thursdays to Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 2:30 p.m., $21.99, seniors $17.99, Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland, lyricmusictheater.org.

“Happy Days Are Here Again,” presented by Good Theater, to April 26, various times, $20-$28, St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, 885-5883, goodtheater.com.

“Papermaker,” April 21 to May 24, various times, $37-$47, Portland Stage Co., 25A Forest Ave., Portland, 774-0465, portlandstage.org.

Thursday 4/23

“The Hundred Dresses,” presented by A Company of Girls, 1 p.m., free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.

Saturday 4/25

“Rosa Noreen’s Springtime Spectacular,” international dance and music, 8 p.m., $20, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Ongoing

Argentine Tango Practice, 7-9 p.m.Wednesdays, beginner lesson 7 p.m., $10; Ballroom Dance Party, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturdays, beginner lesson 7 p.m., $7; Maine Ballroom Dance, 614 Congress St., Portland.

Club 188, line dancing instruction, Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m. beginners, 8-9 p.m. intermediate, 9-9:30 p.m. advanced, 188 Warren Ave., Portland.

Greater Portland Community Contradance, no partner needed, first Saturdays, 7:15 p.m. lesson, 8 p.m. main dance, $9 adult, $5 child, Falmouth Congregational Church Hall, 267 Falmouth Road, 756-2201.

Irish Set Dancing, 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Yarmouth Community Services, 200 Main St., Yarmouth, setdncr02@yahoo.com.

Maplewood Dance Center, night classes followed by dance socials on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 383 Warren Ave., Portland, 878-0584, maplewooddancecenter.com.

Mid-Coast

Books/Authors

Tuesday 4/28

Paul Betit, talk with local crime novelist, 2 p.m., free, Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick.

Film

Tuesday 4/21

“The World of Wallace Stevens,” 6:30 p.m., free, Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. 443-5141.

Saturday 4/25

“Good Morning, Vietnam,” 1 p.m., free, Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, 725-1727, topshamlibrary.org.

Galleries

“Working Through,” paintings by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, on view to May 13, Unitarian-Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515.

Wednesday 4/22

Adult Student Art Show, by students of Merrymeeting Adult Education, opening reception 6-7:30 p.m., free, Merrymeeting Adult Education, 35 Republic Ave., Topsham, 729-7323.

Ongoing

Barn Door Cafe and Bakery, 4 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 102, Brunswick, 721-3099, thebarndoorcafe.com.

Bayview Gallery, 58 Maine St., Brunswick, 729-5500, bayviewwgallery.com.

Beth Carlson Animal Portraits Gallery, 613 Foster Point Road, Bath, 751-5288.

Cabot Mill Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 837-9108.

Centre Street Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath, 442-0300.

Chocolate Church Art Gallery, 804 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, emilycollierjohnson@gmail.com.

Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 725-5242, curtislibrary.com.

Eleven Pleasant Street, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016, daughtry@vsartsmaine.org.

Frontier Cafe, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820, explorefrontier.com.

Gallery at Park Row, 185 Park Row, Brunswick, 907-4016.

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098, keith@keithsphotography.com.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081, widgeoncove.com.

Gallery Framing, 12 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 729-9108.

Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, 607-4002, gelatofiasco.com.

Gun Point Cove Gallery, 1241 Harpswell Islands Road, Orr’s Island, 833-7303, gunpointcovegallery.com.

Harbor Works Gallery, Holbrook-Trufant House, 977C Cundy’s Harbor Road, Harpswell, 841-9812, harborworksgallery.org.

ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Just Framing, 149 Front St., Bath.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902.

Little Dog Coffee, 87 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-8820.

Mae’s Cafe, 160 Centre St., Bath, maescafeandbakery.com/events, 442-8577.

Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham, 721-0678, mainefiberarts.org.

Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Merrymeeting Arts Center, 9 Main St., Bowdoinham, 841-5914, merrymeetingartscenter.org.

Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 373-9300.

Sarah Greenier Gallery, 428 Middle St., Bath, 443-3936.

Sebascodegan Artists Cooperative Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717, sebascodeganartists.com.

Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, 373-1810.

Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, 729-8033, thorntonoaks.com.

Topsham Public Library, Crooker Gallery, 25 Foreside Road, Topsham, topshamlibrary.org, 725-1727.

Whatnot Gallery at Spindleworks, 7 Lincoln St., Brunswick, 725-8820, spindleworks.org.

Museums

“Ocean Bound: Three Centuries of Library Treasures,” on view to May 25, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, mainemaritimemuseum.org.

Ongoing

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday, with special extended hours on Thursdays and some Sundays, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275, artmuseum.bowdoin.edu.

Maine Maritime Museum, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316, mainemaritimemuseum.org.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sundays, 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

Music

Friday 4/24

Aztec Two-Step, “Classic Duos,” 8 p.m., $25, Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515.

Saturday 4/25

Paula Cole, 7:30 p.m., $40, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. 442-8455, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Ongoing

Music at Noontime, Wednesdays 12:15-12:45 p.m., free, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515.

Theater/Dance

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” presented by Studio Theatre of Bath, Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 19, 2 p.m., $15, seniors and students $12, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, studiotheatreofbath.com.

Spring Dance Concert, presented by Bowdoin College Department of Theater & Dance, Thursday to Saturday, April 16-18, 8 p.m., free, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, 255 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3375.

Friday 4/24

Folk Dance Brunswick, folk dancing to world music, no partner needed, 6:30-9 p.m., donation $5, People Plus, 35 Union St., Brunswick, 200-7577, folkdancebrunswick.com.

Sidebar Elements


“Birds of the Sea and Sky” is an artistic aviary opening this week at Markings Gallery in Bath. The exhibit depicts “the movement, the stillness, the detail” of birds, in works of paint, fiber, clay, metal, paper and even silk by nearly a dozen local artists, according to gallery owner Judy Barker. “Birds,” including this untitled tile work, runs from April 16 to May 31. Markings is at 50 Front St., and hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, except for Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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