Shake Your Groove Thing in Freeport

Motor Booty Affair will bring the funk to the dance party at Flavors of Freeport at the Hilton Garden Inn this Saturday. FILE

Exhibits/Galleries

Black History Month Art Competition,/Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine, finalists on display in local U.S. Cellular stores, where the public is invited to vote on their favorite piece of art through Feb. 29.

Faculty Triennial Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. On view to March 1. Free, meca.edu.

“Perfection,” Able Baker Contemporary, 29 Forest Ave., Portland. Poses questions about what constitutes “perfection,” to March 2, ablebakercontemporary.com.

Group Exhibit of Visual Arts Benefiting the World Wildlife Fund, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island, Portland, through Feb. 29. Free, richardboydartgallery.com.

“Who Is It?” Titi DeBaccarat’s solo show, Portland Media Center, 516 Congress St., Portland. Gallery hours 1-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays until Feb. 28.

“Collect, Convert, and Create: Dazzling Collages by Emily Blaschke,” Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St., through Feb. 29. Free, yarmouthmehistory.org,

“Dash Masland: Recent Works from a Modern Quilter,” to March 6, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Work by a local woman, yarmouthlibrary.org/art-gallery.

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, “Our Home, Through the Seasons,” by Robert Wieferich and “Dog on Thin Ice,” by R. Brown Lethem, through March 7.

“Maine Museum of Photographic Arts Celebrates 10 Years and 100 Maine Photo Collectors,”  USM Glickman Family Library, MMPA Gallery, 5th Floor, 314 Forest Ave., Portland. Through May 16. Free, mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org.

Film

Wednesday 2/19

DOSED Documentary Encore Screenings, 7 -8:30 p.m., Patriot Nickelodeon Cinema, One Temple St., Portland. a suicidal woman turns to underground healers, $12, patriotcinemas.com.

Thursday 2/20

Midday Movie: “The Hustle” (2019), 1 p.m., Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, Free, engagedpatrons.org.

Monday 2/24

Monday Matinee: “JoJo Rabbit,” 1 p.m., Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth. Free and open to all, yarmouthlibrary.org.

Ongoing

Patriot Nickelodeon Cinema, One Temple St., Portland, patriotcinemas.com.

Portland Museum of Art, screenings inspired by exhibits, new work by local and emerging talent, conversations with filmmakers, documentary subjects and scholars, portlandmuseum.org.

Southworth Planetarium, USM Science Building, 96 Falmouth St., Portland, 780-4249, usm.maine.edu/planet/events.

Museums

Ongoing

Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday; 9-11 a.m. members only; 5-8 p.m. first Friday night of each month with $2 admission. 142 Free St., Portland, 828-1234, kitetails.org.

International Cryptozoology Museum, 4 Thompson’s Point Road, Portland, call 518-9496 for hours.

Maine Historical Society Museum Galleries and Store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through April 30. 489 Congress St., Portland, 774-1822, mainehistory.org.

Maine Jewish Museum, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday; 12-4 p.m. Sunday. 267 Congress St., Portland, 773-2339, mainejewishmuseum.org.

Portland Museum of Art, Congress Square, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. portlandmuseum.org.

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

Music

Wednesday 2/19

OLS Community Mingle, 6 p.m., members, volunteers and donors invited to casual cocktail hour with live music. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. Portland. $25, onelongfellowsquare.com.

ThumpDay, 8 p.m., funky DJs at Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com.

Thursday 2/20

American chop suey, 8 p.m., The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland, thedogfishcompany.com. Free.

Marc Maron, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. $39, statetheatreportland.com.

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra: “The Music of Congo Square,” 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. $25-$65, portlandovations.org.

ViolinistsElizabeth Moore and Brianna Fischler, 12:15-12:50 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland. Free, portlandlibrary.com.

Friday 2/21

Cherry Lemonade presents A Tribute to Amy Winehouse, 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $15, statetheatreportland.com.

C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band, 8 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., $40, portlandhouseofmusic.com.

Jazz Friday with LQH, 8 p.m., The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland.

Johnny A. — Just Me and my Guitars, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. Distinct, instrumental guitar, $25-$30, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. $35, statetheatreportland.com.

Saturday 2/22

A Whole Lotta Shakin’ | Swing to Rock, 7:30 p.m., Portland Symphony Orchestra at Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, portlandsymphony.org.

Durand Jones & the Indications, 8 p.m. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $15.

Francesca Blanchard, 9 p.m. Sun Tiki Studios, 375 Forest Ave., Portland. $10, eventbrite.com.

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

The Awesome, 8 p.m., Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. $10-$15, portlandhouseofmusic.com.

Ongoing

Afternoon Acoustic Concert, 3-5 p.m. every Saturday, Urban Farm Fermentory, Portland. Free, visitportland.com.

Bess Jacques & The Strays, 7 p.m., Sundays, MJ’s Wine Bar, One City Center, Portland. Free, bessjacques.com.

Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland, live music 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 21+, by donation, portcityblue.com.

Irish Music Sessions, 6-8 p.m. Mondays, O’Reilly’s Cure, U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, oreillyscure.com.

Jazz Friday with Latin infusion Viva, 8-11 p.m. The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.

Karaoke @ SPT, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. every Wednesday, Spring Point Tavern, 175 Benjamin W. Pickett St., South Portland. Free.

Dance Party with rotating DJs, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. every Friday, Spring Point Tavern, 175 Benjamin W Pickett St., South Portland. Free.

Theater/Dance

“Appropriate,” to March 1, SPACE, 538 Congress St., Portland, in conjunction with Mad Horse Theatre Company. Family drama is thrown into one big pressure cooker, $15-$20, space538.org.

mAyhEm, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. Family-friendly circus show by Janoah Bailin, 1 p.m., Feb. 20-22, $10-$30, mayostreetarts.org.

Masters Of Illusion, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St, Portland. $30.

“Once Upon A One Night Stand,” 7 p.m. through Feb. 29, world-premiere of romantic comedy, Footlights Theatre, 190 U.S. Rte. 1, Falmouth. $18-$20, www.thefootlightstheatre.com.

Wednesday 2/19

“Swan Lake,” 7:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, porttix,com.

Midcoast

Call for artists

Art2020, juried exhibit open to all Maine artists and those with a strong connection to the state, on view May 15-June 20, at 100 Water St. in Hallowell. Deadline for submissions is April 1; see harlowgallery.org/art2020.

Merrymeeting Arts Center, donations for “Equinauxion: Art Auction” accepted Feb. 19 and 26, March 4. Call 370-5002, email [email protected] for details.

Exhibits/Galleries 

One of Each,” Thornton Oaks Retirement Community, Oaks Retirement Community, 25 Thornton Way, Brunswick, through March.

Freeport Visual Arts Collective at Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Drive, through February. Area emerging and established artists who create 2D artwork, photography and sculpture are featured.

Saturday 2/22

Joy of Art Artist Talk, 11 a.m., Topsham Public Library, 25 Foreside Road. Winners of People’s Choice Award and the Library Lovers’ Lottery announced. Winning artists in all categories will talk about their work. Free.

Ongoing

Centre St. Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath, 442-0300, centrestartsgallery.blogspot.com.

Chocolate Church Art Gallery, 804 Washington St., Bath, 442-8455, bit.ly/2Gy51hS.

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

Gallery at UUCB, 1 Middle St., Brunswick, 729-8515, uubrunswick.org/church-activities.

The Green Lion Gallery, 23 Center St., Bath, greenlionart.com.

ICON Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick, 725-8157, bit.ly/2ByW2Hx.

LaMarche Gallery, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, 725-3902, bit.ly/2rOilEE.

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

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

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

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

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

Film

Ongoing

Eveningstar Cinema, 149 Maine St., Brunswick, classically romantic environment for fantasy, pleasure, adventure and fun, eveningstarcinema.com.

Frontier, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St., Brunswick, independent, documentary, art, adventure and foreign film, explorefrontier.com.

Museums

“Fast Fashion/Slow Art,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, inspired by the question “How are our clothes actually made?” On view through August. 

“Maine’s Lithographic Landscapes Town & City Views, 1830-1870,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Explores the history of Maine town and city views during the first 50 years of statehood, through May 31.

Ongoing

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

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 245 Maine St., Brunswick, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. 725-3275, bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Free.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Hubbard Hall, 9 South Campus Drive, Bowdoin College, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. 725-3416, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum. Free.

Music

Friday, 2/21

Side Door Coffee House: 7-10 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St., Brunswick. $8.

Mike Stackhouse & Company – CD release party, 7 p.m., Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport. Native Mainer, singer, songwriter and storyteller, Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport, cadenzafreeport.com, $12.

Rasa String Quartet, 7 p.m., Ground Floor, 13 School St., Freeport, groundfloorfreeport.com.

Saturday 2/22

Hurry Down Sunshine, 6 -7:30 p.m., Stan Davis and Brian Kavanah from Central Maine. Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport. $12, visitfreeport.com.

The John Cross Project: 8-10 p.m., smooth resonant baritone from Brunswick. Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport, $12,

Motor Booty Affair, 5-9 p.m., Flavors of Freeport Ice Bar, Hilton Garden Inn Freeport Downtown,  $25-$30,  visitfreeport.com.

Ongoing

Irish Music Sessions, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Byrnes Irish Pub, Centre St., Bath; 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Byrnes Irish Pub, 16 Station Ave., Brunswick, byrnesirishpub.com.

Karaoke, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Thursdays, O’Donoghue’s Pub, 103 Pleasant St., Brunswick.

Open Jukebox, 7 p.m. to midnight, O’Donoghue’s Pub, 103 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Play tunes for free every Friday, brunswickdowntown.org.

Side Door Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle St., third Friday of the month, open mic sign-up 6:45 p.m., followed by feature performer, by donation, bit.ly/2EyUGj0.

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