Cherish The Ladies, a Grammy-nominated, Irish-American super group, will be performing at One Longfellow Square in Portland on Wednesday, March 3. Tickets are $30-$35 at onelongfellowsquare.com. Courtesy / One Longfellow Square

Auditions

Wednesday 3/4

Boy Singers of Maine Auditions, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. Free, portlandconservatoryofmusic.org.

Exhibits/Galleries

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.

“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.

Sunday 3/1

“A Walk in the Woods”Annual Exhibit of Visual Arts, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. opening for American landscape paintings, Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland. Friday-Sunday March 6-29. richardboydartgallery.com.

Ongoing

“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

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

Sunday 3/1

“200 Years of Runners & Wheels: Celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial,” vintage horse-drawn carriage and sleigh exhibit, 1-4 p.m., Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth. Free, skylinefarm.org.

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 2/26

Kamasi Washington, 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. $30, statetheatreportland.com.

Loretta Allen Edes with special guests JanaeSound and The Other Bones, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. Suite 201, Portland. $12-$15, onelongfellowsquare.com.

No Gimmicks, new monthly focusing on all things drum & bass and beyond, 9 p.m., Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com.

Thursday 2/27

And That’s Why We Drink: Here for the Boos! Tour, 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $30.

Happy Folk, The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.

The Portland Jazz Orchestra and S. Portland High School Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. $5-$10, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Friday 2/28

4th Friday Jazz with rotating special guest, 8-11 p.m., The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.

Bellas Bartok + Consider The Source, 8 p.m., Portland House of Music & Events, 25 Temple St., $15-$18, portlandhouseofmusic.com, $18.

Della Mae, 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $15.

Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., $15, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Fog Ave., 6 p.m., acoustic trio, The Porthole Restaurant & Pub, 20 Custom House Wharf, Portland. portholemaine.com.

Saturday 2/29

Jaw Gems, 8 p.m., with special guests Wildflower and No Wolfpack, Portland House of Music & Events, 25 Temple St., Portland. $10-$15, portlandhouseofmusic.com.

Seamus Egan, 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. $30-$35, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Sonic Explorers, 6 p.m., Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland. Improvisational jazz, portcityblue.com.

Sunday 3/1

Open Stage Night, 7:30 p.m. Calling all dancers, comedians, circus troupes, musicians and performers to Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland. $5, venue.portlandempire.com.

OURBIGBAND: The music of Steve Grover, 7:30 p.m., SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. $15-$20, space538.org.

The Rock and Roll Playhouse: The music of Phish for kids, 11:30 a.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $15.

Wednesday 3/4

Allen Stone, 8 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. $25.

Bear Hands, 8 p.m., Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. $18.

Cherish The Ladies, 7 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. Grammy-nominated, Irish-American supergroup, $30-$35, onelongfellowsquare.com.

Ongoing

80’s ‘n’ Retro Party, last Saturday of every month at Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. Rotating DJs spin alt, pop, and hairband jams. flasklounge.com.

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.

Gallery: Composing Choreography, 2 p.m. to March 7, Portland Ballet Studio Theater, 509 Forest Ave., Portland. $10-$35, portlandballet.org.

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

Saturday 2/29

Black Kid Joy Stage Play, 7 p.m., Philadelphia Arts Company, Cape Elizabeth High School, 345 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. $25-$40, brownpapertickets.com.

“Festival Soiree and Tea,” 6:30 p.m., Theatre Company special performance of 2020 Maine Drama Festival production, Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, $12-$15, brownpapertickets.com.

“darklight,” 7 p.m., Freeport High School’s One Act entry into the MPA One Act festival. Personifies anxiety and depression in teens, illustrating the importance of mental health. Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport. $5.

Tuesday 3/3

“Executive Order,” 7 p.m., Cape Elizabeth High School, 345 Ocean House Road. A lame duck president decides he wants to go down in history by setting a Guinness World Record, $5-10.

Bicentennial concert

“Maine’s 200th: Music of Early Maine,” a bicentennial concert by DaPonte String Quartet, will be performed March 8 at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brunswick. Contributed

Midcoast

Auditions

“Midcoast Maine’s Got Talent 2020,” all ages and all types of talent are welcome to try out for the May event for “vocalist,” “dance” and “other/specialty.” Free, brunswickmainerotary.org.

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 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 2/29

Student Winter Show Reception, 2:30-4 p.m., The Centre St Arts Gallery, 11 Centre St., Bath. Variety of media by students in grades 6-12. 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

Tuesday 3/3

Black History Month Film Series, 6:30 p.m., Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. Free popcorn, drinks and admission.

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

Saturday 2/29

Onward, 7 p.m., Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport. Native Mainer, singer, songwriter and storyteller, Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport, six-piece band featuring 3-part harmonies, unique instrumentation, cadenzafreeport.com, $12.

Sunday 3/1

Irish-American Sing-Along with Bitter Brew, 5-7 p.m. Byrnes’ Irish Pub, 38 Centre St., Bath. byrnesirishpub.com.

Tuesday 3/3

Music Makes Community, 6:30 p.m., St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 27 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Singing to build community and deepen spirit – not for performance.

Songwriters on Stage, 7 p.m., The Frontier, 14 Maine St., Mill 3, Fort Andross, Brunswick. $10, explorefrontier.com.

Friday 3/6

Big Blue, 7 p.m., Byrnes’ Irish Pub, 16 Station Ave., Brunswick. byrnesirishpub.com.

Sunday 3/8

“Maine’s 200th: Music of Early Maine” Bicentennial Concert by DaPonte String Quartet, 2 p.m., UU Church, Brunswick

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.

Theater

“Blithe Spirit,” Feb. 28, 29, March 1, 6, 7, Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath. $12-$15, chocolatechurcharts.org.

Saturday 2/29

 “Henry VI Part 2,” 7:30 p.m., Pickard Theater, Memorial Hall, Bowdoin College, 4 Bath Road, Brunswick. Shakespearean war epic. Free, bowdoin.edu.

“darklight,” 7 p.m., Freeport High School’s entry into the MPA One Act festival. Personifies anxiety and depression in teens, illustrating the importance of mental health. Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport. $5.

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