Arts Calendar: June 1-11

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Greater Portland

Exhibits

Thursday 6/2

“Starting and Stopping,” oil paintings by Kathy Wagner, Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, 553 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth, through June 30.

The Studio Group, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Celebrates the Maine landscape, through June 30.

Art in Exodus, Maine College of Art, Porteous Building, Portland. Opening reception 5-8 p.m. On view June 3-24 in recognition of World Refugee Day, June 20, and in conjunction with Portland’s World Refugee Day celebration at King Middle School on June 4.

The Community House Painters, featuring 11 area artists, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, to June 24.

Friday 6/3

“The City: Photographs of Portland, Maine,” by Nicholas Gervin, Liz Bieber and John Duncan, 5- 8 p.m. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St., Portland.

3artists, 3visions @3fish, photos by Anna Mikuskova, Heath Paley and Kim Stone, 3fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland.  Opening reception, First Friday, 5-8 p.m. Artist Talk 3-4:30 p.m. June 12; on view to June 25.

Fort Allen Park, First Friday Art Walk, 3 p.m. unveiling of 12 artistically crafted interpretive panels marking the finishing touch of the Fort Allen Rehabilitation Project in Portland, info@easternpromenade.org.

Film

Portland Summer Film Series, every Sunday night at dusk in Congress Square Park (across the street from the Portland Museum of Art). Kicks off June 5 with “North by Northwest” by Alfred Hitchcock.

Ongoing

PMA Films, Portland Museum of Art, portlandmuseum.org/events/movies for showings, times and ticket prices.

Galleries

 “Artifacts,” by Angel Braestrup and Mary Barnes, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 US Route One, Falmouth, to June 4.

Contemporary artist Neil Welliver, retrospective of 40 works by Maine landscape painter and his students, Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport, through Oct. 10.

“The Art of Mildred G. Burrage,” University of New England Portland Campus Art Gallery, to June 26.

“Anticipation Art,” Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 720 Route 1, Yarmouth, to August.

Thursday 6/2

“Art in Exodus,” opening reception, 5-8 p.m., Maine College of Art, Porteous Building, Portland. In recognition of World Refugee Day, in conjunction with Portland’s World Refugee Day celebration at King Middle School June 4, on view through June 24.

“Petrouchka,” by Hilary Irons, opening reception, 6-8 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, mayostreetarts.org, to Aug. 26.

Friday 6/3

Maine Media Workshops + College, student exhibition, opening reception 5-7 p.m., PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, on view to June 11.

“The American Dream,” sculpture by Judith Hoffman, will be installed 5-8 p.m. by TEMPOart in Lincoln Park, Portland in conjunction with First Friday Art Walk.

Susan Smolensky solo exhibit, 5-8 p.m. First Friday, Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, through June 25.

Saturday 6/4

Jane Herbert, artist’s reception 1-4 p.m., Richard Boyd Art Gallery, Peaks Island, through June 29.

Museums

“Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art,” including works by  Homer and Andrew Wyeth, through June 5.

“Portland’s Horse-Drawn Heritage,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, 1-4 p.m. Sundays through June 19, or by appointment. Free admission, donations welcome.

“Shared Conversations – Working & Living Side by Side: The Art and Design of Jamie Johnston & Sondra Bogdonoff,” Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org, through July 10.

“Where Nature Meets Place,” Stonewall Gallery, Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St. Works by members of the Brunswick-based Five Rivers Arts Alliance, through June 25.

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.-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. – 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. – 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m.-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. – 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, 58 Fore St., Portland, open daily through late October. Directions and more information at mainenarrowgauge.org or 828-0814.

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. – 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m. – 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.

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

Music

Thursday 6/2

Mark Erelli, 7 p.m., St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St., Portland, $18, brownpapertickets.com/event/2544482.

Saturday 6/4

Tall Heights, 9 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., $12 advance, $15 door, portlandhouseofmusic.com.

Friday 6/10

Coffee House featuring the Messengers of Hope, 6:30-9 p.m., Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road. Old-time Southern hymns by Maine gospel quartet. All ages welcome, freewill offering,  ginifcc@maine.rr.com,  781-3413.

The Dustbowl Revival, 9 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, American roots orchestra. Tickets $12/$15, portcitymusichall.com/event/1122255-dustbowl-revival-portland.

Saturday 6/11

Anglelus, choral music from varied religious traditions and historical periods, 7 p.m., Episcopal Church of St. Mary, Falmouth. Freewill offering.

Marcia Ball, 8 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. New Orleans R&B, ballads and Gulf Coast blues, tickets  $35-$45, portlandhouseofmusic.com.

Sunday 6/12

Old Port Festival, Portland, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., celebrate music, art and community with live music, vendors, food, exhibits.

Wednesday 6/15

Michael Franti & Spearhead, 6 p.m., Thompson’s Point, Portland, ticketmaster.com.

Friday 6/17

Zach Deputy, 9:30 p.m., Port City Music Hall, Portland, blues, R&B.

Ongoing

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

Royal River Women’s A Capella Chorus, rehearsals 7-10 p.m. most Thursdays, American Legion Hall, 17 Dunn St., Westbrook. New members from southern Maine welcome, skelley@royalriver.org, royalriver.org.

Theater/Dance

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport, 7 p.m. June 2, 3, by Maine Coast Waldorf School’s senior class, $5 at the door.

“Stupid F**cking Bird,” adapted from Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. through June 5. Tickets $17/$20; Pay What You Can Thursday at the door, madhorse.com, 747-4148.

Saturday 6/11

“Camelot,” by Tophat Miniature Stage Productions, 7:30 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, Portland, with David Worobec, classically trained opera singer, tickets $10/$12, mayostreetarts.org.

“Dial ‘M’ for Mad Horse,” murder mystery fundraising gala, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, includes live auction, hors d’hoeuvres, cash bar. Tickets $30 at madhorse.com.

Mid-Coast

Auditions

“The Pirates of Penzance,” Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, June 5: 1-3 p.m., June 6: 6-8 p.m. All ages to play a variety of pirates and characters.

Call for Art

“Forest Through the Trees,” deadline June 24 for show hosted by Spindleworks Arts Studio July 15-Aug. 29 at Frontier Café, 14 Maine St., BrunswickEmail bbraley@iaofmaine.org for application with subject line: The Forest Through the Trees, or stop by Spindleworks.

Exhibits

Student art show, Southern Maine Community College, L.L.Bean Learning Commons, 29 Sewall St., Brunswick Landing, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through summer.

Saturday 6/4

“Painting-Photo Synthesis,” featuring the art of Jennifer Novelli and Sarah Fisher, opening reception 4 p.m., Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. Artists will discuss their work.

Friday 6/10

“Squares,” featuring original art by Points of View Artists, artists’ reception, 5-8 p.m., Points of View Gallery, Brunswick Business Center, 18 Pleasant St., to June 30, povartistsmaine.com

Film

Tuesday 6/7

“Voices of the Working Waterfront,” Harpswell Stories Project Film  about adaptation and resilience on the Maine coast, 6-7:30 p.m., Bowdoin College Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center, first floor, South Side

Galleries

“Flights of Fancy,” birds in metal, clay, felt, stone, wood, paper and fiber, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, to June 30.

Duerwald/Alexander husband-wife show, ICON, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, through mid-June.

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 St. 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.

11 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.

K. Mizner Art Studio & Gallery, 128 Water St., Hallowell, kmizner.com.

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.

Just for Kids

Create-A-Play Theater/Art Day Camp, Orion Performing Arts Center, July 18-22, open to all students finishing grades 5-8, brochures at orionperformingartscenter.org, Mt. Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Ave, Topsham. Contact Judy Lloyd at the Orion, lloydj@link75.org or 729-2950 ext. 7.

Museums

Barbara Cooney: Drawing Biography, Zuckert Seminar Room, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum, to Aug. 21.

Beautiful Monstrosities, Elegant Distortions: The Artifice of Sixteenth-Century Mannerism,” examines the works of artists employed by European courts in the 16th century, Becker Gallery, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, through June 5.

“To Count Art an Intimate Friend: Highlights from Bowdoin Collections, 1794 to the Present,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art at Focus, Halford Center  and Bernard and Barbro Osher galleries, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, to June 5.

“Renaissance Rivalries: Painting and its Sister Arts,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Markell Gallery, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, to Nov. 27.

“Power of Flight: Visions of Birds in Inuit Art,” Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, first floor of Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College campus, more than 50 sculptures and prints by Canadian and Alaskan artists, rare birdskin items, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum,725-3416, to March 2017.

R. Luke DuBois, solo exhibit featuring portrait commissioned by Bowdoin College Museum of Art of activist and alumnus DeRay Mckesson, Walker Art Building, to Sept. 4.

2,000 year-old Eqyptian mummy portrait mask, on display at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Walker Art Building, on the quad of Bowdoin College, through June 5.

Ongoing

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

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

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

Music

Friday 6/10

North of Nashville, authentic heartland music, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, located at 804 Washington St., Bath. Tickets $12/ advance, $15/door, 442-8455, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Ongoing

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

Theater

“Ghost: The Musical,” Maine State Music Theatre at the Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, 1 Bath Road, Brunswick, preview June 8-25. Ticketa$46-$77, 725-8769, msmt.org.

Maine State Music Theatre, panel discussions at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick about current show being presented. June 15: noon-1 p.m., “Ghost the Musical.” July 6: noon-1 p.m., “Evita,” followed by opening of an exhibit presented by the MSMT History Committee. Tickets at msmt.org, 725-8769, Pickard Theater, 1 Bath Road.

“Voices in the Mirror,” original sketch comedy by The Young Company, The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick, June 3, 4, 5, Friday/Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Suggested $12 tix, theaterproject.com.

Greater Portland

Auditions

Exhibits

“Starting and Stopping,” oil paintings by Kathy Wagner, Townsend Real Estate & Art Gallery, 553 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth, through June 30.

The Community House Painters, featuring 11 area artists, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, to June 24.

Thursday 6/2

The Studio Group, opening reception 5-7 p.m., Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Celebrates the Maine landscape, through June 30.

Friday 6/3

“The City: Photographs of Portland, Maine,” by Nicholas Gervin, Liz Bieber and John Duncan, 5- 8 p.m. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St., Portland.

Fort Allen Park, First Friday Art Walk, 3 p.m. unveiling of 12 artistically crafted interpretive panels marking the finishing touch of the Fort Allen Rehabilitation Project in Portland, info@easternpromenade.org.


Film

Portland Summer Film Series, every Sunday night at dusk in Congress Square Park (across the street from the Portland Museum of Art). Kicks off June 5 with “North by Northwest” by Alfred Hitchcock.

Ongoing

PMA Films, Portland Museum of Art, portlandmuseum.org/events/movies for showings, times and ticket prices.

Galleries

 “Artifacts,” by Angel Braestrup and Mary Barnes, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 US Route One, Falmouth, to June 4.

Contemporary artist Neil Welliver, retrospective of 40 works by Maine landscape painter and his students, Thos. Moser Freeport Showroom, 149 Main St., Freeport, through Oct. 10.

“The Art of Mildred G. Burrage,” University of New England Portland Campus Art Gallery, to June 26.

“Anticipation Art,” Yarmouth Frame and Gallery, 720 Route 1, Yarmouth, to August.

Thursday 6/2

“Art in Exodus,” opening reception, 5-8 p.m., Maine College of Art, Porteous Building, Portland. In recognition of World Refugee Day, in conjunction with Portland’s World Refugee Day celebration at King Middle School June 4, on view through June 24.

“Petrouchka,” by Hilary Irons, opening reception, 6-8 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, mayostreetarts.org, to Aug. 26.

Friday 6/3

“The American Dream,” sculpture by Judith Hoffman, will be installed 5-8 p.m. by TEMPOart in Lincoln Park, Portland in conjunction with First Friday Art Walk.

Susan Smolensky solo exhibit, 5-8 p.m. First Friday, Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free St., Portland, through June 25.

Maine Media Workshops + College, student exhibition, opening reception 5-7 p.m., PhoPa Gallery, 132 Washington Ave., Portland, on view to June 11.

Saturday 6/4

Jane Herbert, artist’s reception 1-4 p.m., Richard Boyd Art Gallery, Peaks Island, through June 29.

Museums

“Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art,” including works by  Homer and Andrew Wyeth, through June 5.

“Portland’s Horse-Drawn Heritage,” Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth, 1-4 p.m. Sundays through June 19, or by appointment. Free admission, donations welcome.

“Shared Conversations – Working & Living Side by Side: The Art and Design of Jamie Johnston & Sondra Bogdonoff,” Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org, through July 10.

“Where Nature Meets Place,” Stonewall Gallery, Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St. Works by members of the Brunswick-based Five Rivers Arts Alliance, through June 25.

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.-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. – 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. – 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m.-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. – 2 p.m., Monday to Friday, or by appointment, 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.

The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, 58 Fore St., Portland, open daily through late October. Directions and more information at mainenarrowgauge.org or 828-0814.

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. – 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m. – 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.

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

Music

Saturday 6/4

Tall Heights, 9 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., $12 advance, $15 door, portlandhouseofmusic.com.

Friday 6/10

Coffee House featuring the Messengers of Hope, 6:30-9 p.m., Falmouth Congregational Church – 267 Falmouth Road. Old-time southern gospel hymns  by Maine gospel quartet. All ages welcome, freewill offering,  ginifcc@maine.rr.com,  781-3413.

The Dustbowl Revival, 9 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, American roots orchestra. Tickets $12/$15, portcitymusichall.com/event/1122255-dustbowl-revival-portland.

Sunday 6/12

Old Port Festival, Portland, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., celebrate music, art and community with vendors, several stages with live music, food.

Wednesday 6/15

Michael Franti & Spearhead, 6 p.m., Thompson’s Point, Portland, ticketmaster.com.

Friday 6/17

Zach Deputy, 9:30 p.m., Port City Music Hall, Portland, blues, R&B.

Ongoing

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

Royal River Women’s A Capella Chorus, rehearsals 7-10 p.m. most Thursdays, American Legion Hall, 17 Dunn St., Westbrook. New members from southern Maine welcome, skelley@royalriver.org, royalriver.org.

Theater/Dance

“Dancing at Lughnasa,” Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport, 7 p.m. June 2, 3, by Maine Coast Waldorf School’s senior class, $5 at the door.

“Stupid F**cking Bird,” adapted from Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. through June 5. Tickets $17/$20; Pay What You Can Thursday at the door, madhorse.com, 747-4148.

Saturday 6/11

“Camelot,” by Tophat Miniature Stage Productions, 7:30 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, Portland, with David Worobec, classically trained opera singer, tickets $10/$12, mayostreetarts.org.

Mid-Coast

Auditions

“The Pirates of Penzance,” Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, June 5: 1-3 p.m., June 6: 6-8 p.m. All ages to play a variety of pirates and characters.

Call for Art

“Forest Through the Trees,” deadline June 24 for show hosted by Spindleworks Arts Studio July 15-Aug. 29 at Frontier Café, 14 Maine St., BrunswickEmail bbraley@iaofmaine.org for application with subject line: The Forest Through the Trees, or stop by Spindleworks.

Exhibits

Student art show, Southern Maine Community College, L.L.Bean Learning Commons, 29 Sewall St., Brunswick Landing, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through summer.

Saturday 6/4

“Painting-Photo Synthesis,” featuring the art of Jennifer Novelli and Sarah Fisher, opening reception 4 p.m., Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick. Artists will discuss their work.

Film

Tuesday 6/7

“Voices of the Working Waterfront,” Harpswell Stories Project Film  about adaptation and resilience on the Maine coast, 6-7:30 p.m., Bowdoin College Beam Classroom, Visual Arts Center, first floor, South Side

Galleries

“Flights of Fancy,” birds in metal, clay, felt, stone, wood, paper and fiber, Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath, to June 30.

Duerwald/Alexander husband-wife show, ICON, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, through mid-June.

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 St. 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.

11 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.

K. Mizner Art Studio & Gallery, 128 Water St., Hallowell, kmizner.com.

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.

Just for Kids

Create-A-Play Theater/Art Day Camp, Orion Performing Arts Center, July 18-22, open to all students finishing grades 5-8, brochures at orionperformingartscenter.org, Mt. Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Ave, Topsham. Contact Judy Lloyd at the Orion, lloydj@link75.org or 729-2950 ext. 7.

Museums

Barbara Cooney: Drawing Biography, Zuckert Seminar Room, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum, to Aug. 21.

Beautiful Monstrosities, Elegant Distortions: The Artifice of Sixteenth-Century Mannerism,” examines the works of artists employed by European courts in the 16th century, Becker Gallery, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, through June 5.

“To Count Art an Intimate Friend: Highlights from Bowdoin Collections, 1794 to the Present,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art at Focus, Halford Center  and Bernard and Barbro Osher galleries, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, to June 5.

“Renaissance Rivalries: Painting and its Sister Arts,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Markell Gallery, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, to Nov. 27.

“Power of Flight: Visions of Birds in Inuit Art,” Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, first floor of Hubbard Hall on the Bowdoin College campus, more than 50 sculptures and prints by Canadian and Alaskan artists, rare birdskin items, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum,725-3416, to March 2017.

R. Luke DuBois, solo exhibit featuring portrait commissioned by Bowdoin College Museum of Art of activist and alumnus DeRay Mckesson, Walker Art Building, to Sept. 4.

2,000 year-old Eqyptian mummy portrait mask, on display at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Walker Art Building, on the quad of Bowdoin College, through June 5.

Ongoing

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

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

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

Music

Friday 6/10

North of Nashville, authentic heartland music, 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, located at 804 Washington St., Bath. Tickets $12/ advance, $15/door, 442-8455, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Ongoing

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

Theater

Maine State Music Theatre, panel discussions at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick about current show being presented. June 15: noon-1 p.m., “Ghost the Musical.” July 6: noon-1 p.m., “Evita,” followed by opening of an exhibit presented by the MSMT History Committee. Tickets at msmt.org, 725-8769, Pickard Theater, 1 Bath Road.

“Voices in the Mirror,” original sketch comedy by The Young Company, The Theater Project, 14 School St., Brunswick, June 3, 4, 5, Friday/Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Suggested $12 tix, theaterproject.com.

“Where Nature Meets Place,” now on exhibit at the Stonewall Gallery in the Yarmouth History Center, includes works by members of the Brunswick-based Five Rivers Arts Alliance: Jane Page-Conway, Martha Lentz, Bruce Goodwin, Nancy King, Connie Lundquist, Lucy Cooney, Christina Lafevre, Debra Csenge and DonnaLee Jason. The show will be on view through June 25 at 118 East Elm St., and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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