Arts Calendar: July 29 to Aug. 11

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Greater Portland


Friday 7/31

“Blessed With a Brain Tumor,” discussion with local author Will Pyre, noon, free, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700,


“The Cider House Rules,” Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1-2, 2 p.m., $8, students $6, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148,

Friday 7/31

“Nobody’s Fool,” Friday, July 31, 6:30 p.m.,  $8, students $6, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148,

Sunday 8/2

“To Kill a Mockingbird,” part of Films in the Square Series, 8 p.m., free, Congress Square Park, Congress Street, Portland.


“A Tale of Three Cities,” photographs by more than 30 artists, on view to Sept. 25, University of New England Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, 221-4499,

“Migration,” sculpture by Christopher Patch, on view to Sept. 6, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 879-4629,

“Moments,” photographs by Jerry Robinov, on view to Aug. 28, Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339,

“Still,” photographs by Robert Diamante, on view to Aug. 31, Daunis Fine Jewelry, 616 Congress St., Portland, 773-6011.

“The Best of Maine Contemporary Art,” works by local and nationally prominent artists, on view to Oct. 12, Thos. Moser Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport, 865-4519.

“Water Studies,” paintings by Ralf Feyl, on view to Aug. 3, Ocean House Gallery & Frame, 299 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth, 956-7422,

Thursday 8/6

Artisans Collective, ensemble show, opening reception 5:30-7 p.m., free, on view to Aug. 29, Stonewall Gallery, Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St., Yarmouth, 846-6259,

“On Seeing,” photographs by Jay Maisel, opening reception 5-7 p.m., free, on view to Aug. 29, PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, 517-0200.

Friday 8/7

Addison Woolley Gallery Group Exhibit, opening reception 5-8 p.m., free, on view to Aug. 29, 3fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland, 450-8499,

“Beekeepers,” pop-up exhibition of paintings by David Pettibone, 5-8 p.m., free, The Portland Masonic, 415 Congress St., Portland,

“Elena Jahn: A Collection of Life Work,” various works, opening reception 5-8 p.m., free, on view to Sept. 30, Heron Point Gallery, 63 Market St., Portland, 846-0817.

Jack Mountain/Tranquility Arts, artist’s reception 5-9 p.m., free, Maine Gallery & Framing, 541 Congress St., Portland, 828-0031.

“Poetic Scenery,” paintings by Mitch Billis and John Neubauer, opening reception 5-8 p.m., free, on view to Aug. 29, Roux and Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, 576-7787,

Saturday 8/8

Christina Davis and Dave Wade, paintings and photographs, opening reception 4-7 p.m., free, on view to Sept. 30, Cia Cafe, 72 Ocean St., South Portland, 747-4414,


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

Area Gallery, University of Southern Maine, Woodbury Campus Center, 780-5008,

Artascope Studios, 352 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-5154,

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

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

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

Artisan Maine, 178 Lower Main St., Freeport, 869-4050.

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,

Bomb Diggety Bakery, 649 Congress St., Portland.

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

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

Cape Cottage Gallery, 179 Cottage Road, South Portland, 767-5700,

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

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

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

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,

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.

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

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

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

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-2620,

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

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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,

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Long Island, 766-2940,

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

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

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

Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall St., Portland,,

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,

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,

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,

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

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

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

Portland Photo Works, 142 High St., 2nd Floor, Portland, 228-5829,

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

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

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

Rise Photography, 864 Broadway, South Portland, 799-4204,

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

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

Salt Institute, 561 Congress St., Portland,

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,

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

Stones & Stuff, 556 Congress St., Portland,

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

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,

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,, 874-9868.

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

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

Utopia Gallery, 468 Fore St., Portland,

VoxPhotographs, 232-1214,

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

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


“Cobblers to Capitalists: Two Centuries of Freeport Shoemaking,” to January 2016, Freeport Historical Society, Harrington House, 45 Main St., Freeport, 865-3170,

“Rose Marasco: index,” to Dec. 6, Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, 775-6148,

“The Pursuit of Liberty,” to Aug. 2, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822,

“The Way We Wear: Fashion & Industry in the 19th Century,” to Oct. 31, Victoria Mansion, 109 Danforth St., Portland, 772-4841,


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

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,

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

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

International Cryptozoology Museum, 661 Congress St., Portland,

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

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

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

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,

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

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

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,

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

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

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

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,

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


Friday 7/31

The Rooks with Dean Ford, 10 p.m., $10, Empire, 575 Congress St., 747-5063,

Sunday 8/2

Emmett O’Hanlon, 3 p.m., $35, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757,

Shape-Note Singing, participatory four-part singing, 2-5 p.m., free, The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland,

Monday 8/3

Bill Lake, 7 p.m., free, Barron Center, 1145 Brighton Ave., Portland,

Tuesday 8/4

Maine Marimba Ensemble, 7 p.m., no cover, El Rayo Taqueria, 101 York St., Portland.

Wednesday 8/5

Anna Lombard, part of Summer in the Parks Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., free, Western Promenade Park, Portland, 874-8826,


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


“Coppelia,” presented by Maine State Ballet, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 2 p.m., Aug. 6-15, $17-$23, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, 781-3587,

“Hamlet,” presented by Fenix Theatre Co., Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, to Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m., free, Deering Oaks Park, Portland,

Thursday 7/30

“Tosca,” presented by PORTopera, 7:30 p.m., $41-$130, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, 842-0800,

Sunday 8/2

International Folk Dance, participatory world dancing, 6:30 p.m., $5, Greenlight Studio, 49 Dartmouth St., Portland, 688-2293.

Tuesday 8/4

Nick Lavallee, part of Fun Longfellow! comedy series, 8 p.m., $5, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757,


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,

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


Auditions/Calls for Art

Studio Theatre of Bath, holding auditions for fall production of “Ubu Roi,” Sunday, Aug. 2, 1-5 p.m., and Monday, Aug. 3, 6-9 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath, 504-7020,


Tuesday 8/4

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


Group Show, works by nine artists, on view to Oct. 31, Little Pond Gallery, 23 Shoreline Drive, Orr’s Island, 833-3210.

“Handmade Artists’ Books: One of a Kind,” works by 22 Maine artists, on view to Sept. 30, Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St., Topsham,

“Magical Fish,” mixed media works by David Bryant, on view to Aug. 31, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, 443-1499.

Sarah Greenier and Hannah Ineson, oil and watercolor paintings, on view to Sept. 8, Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, 160 Centre St., Bath.

Tom Chapin and Meghan Brady, sculpture and paintings, on view to Aug. 8, ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157.

Wednesday 8/5

“Colors of Maine,” photographs by Rafael Macias, opening reception and silent auction 3:30-5 p.m., on view to Aug. 14, The Highlands, 30 Governors Way, Topsham, 800-760-1042,

Sunday 8/9

Shirley Lewis, and works by 19 other artists in various media, opening reception 2-4 p.m., free, on view to Sept. 7, Sebascodegan Gallery, 4 Old Orr’s Island Road, Harpswell, 833-5717.


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

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

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,

Coleman Burke Gallery, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick,

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

11 Pleasant Street, 11 Pleasant St., Brunswick, 607-4016,

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

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

Gallery at Schoolhouse Crossing, 48 West Schoolhouse Crossing Road, Topsham, 603-674-6098,

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, Route 123, Harpswell, 833-6081,

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

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

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

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

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,, 442-8577.

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

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

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

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,

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

Thornton Oaks, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, 729-8033,

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

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


“A Mind of Winter,” photographs by Abelardo Morell, on view to Sept. 27, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275,

Chamberlain Days Festival, sponsored by Pejepscot Historical Society, including walking tours on various topics, Friday, Aug. 7, 1 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 8, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., $5/registration required, Brunswick, 729-6606,

“Making the Best of It,” photographs and other works, on view to Nov. 1, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath, 443-1316,

“Night Vision: Nocturnes in American Art, 1860-1960,” on view to Oct. 18, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275,


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,

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

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,


Friday 7/31

Jonathan Edwards, benefit for Stone Soup Institute, 7:30 p.m., $35, Orion Performing Arts Center, Mt. Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham, 800-838-3006,

Saturday 8/1

Hope Haitian Choir, 6:30 p.m., free/donations accepted, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, 84 Main St., Topsham,

Lauren Crosby Band, part of Waterfront Concert Series, 6 p.m., free, Waterfront Park, Commercial Street, Bath.

Tuesday 8/4

Christopher Pelonzi, part of Summer Organ Concert Series, 12:10 p.m., $5, First Parish Church, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick, 729-7331.

Wednesday 8/5

Jimmy and the Soul Cats, part of Music on the Mall Concert Series, 6 p.m., free, Brunswick Town Mall, Maine Street, Brunswick,

Thursday 8/6

Merrymeeting Band, 6 p.m., free, Harpswell Bandstand, Mitchell Field, Route 123, Harpswell.

Monday 8/10

Schooner Fare, part of Maine State Music Theatre’s “Footlight Follies,” 7:30 p.m., $20-$40, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick, 725-8769,


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


“Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” presented by Midcoast Youth Theater, Thursday and Friday, July 30-31, 7 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 1, 2 p.m., $10, seniors and students $8, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, 837-8567,

“The Music Man,” presented by Maine State Music Theatre, to Aug. 1, various times, $43-$70, Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick, 725-8769,

Friday 8/7

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

“Soldier, Come Home,” presented by Frank Wicks and Pejepscot Historical Society as part of Chamberlain Days Festival, 7 p.m., $10, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-6606,

Sidebar Elements

“On Seeing” is an exhibit of images by famed photographer Jay Maisel that opens July 29 at PhoPa Gallery. Maisel’s 60-year career spans both commercial and fine-art photography, and includes such achievements as shooting the first two covers of New York Magazine and the cover photo for Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue,” the best-selling jazz album of all time. Maisel is known for emphasizing light, gesture and color in his works, such as “Red Wall and Rope.” It and other photographs will be on display to Aug. 29, and an opening reception is scheduled Thursday, Aug. 6, from 5-7 p.m., at PhoPa, 132 Washington Ave., Portland.