"Distilled," an exhibition of the photography of John & Cynthia Orcutt, curated by Bruce Brown, at Cove Street Arts, 71 Cove St. through Oct. 17. Open M-F 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Closed Sunday. Face masks required. [Arrowhead, Indian Stream, Maine]
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BENEFITS

SEPTEMBER 5

Queen of Katwe, Moonlight Cinema series | Thompson’s Point | 10 Thompson Point Road | 7-10pm | Free, but consider donating to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund | bit.ly/2FEqR36 for info and reservations.

ONGOING

“John Lewis: Good Trouble” chronicling Lewis’ social activism | PMA Films | bit.ly/31sorvW | All proceeds to benefit NAACP-Maine

COMEDY

Through AUGUST

Stroudwater Summer Patio Comedy Series | 7pm Thursdays | Stroudwater Distillery | 4 Thompsons Point | $10 reservations | Cocktails and food specials | bit.ly/30JUWGM | Masks required.

DANCE

SEPTEMBER 5

Disorder: A Virtual Darkwave Dance Party! | 8pm | Guest DJ Jonny Noise with DJx Zimbra dn DoomsdayJ | info at bit.ly/3h0hyIB

ONGOING

Bates Dance Festival, BDF@Home | Archived performances released weekly | vimeopro.com/batesdancefestival/bdfhome | Aug. 25 – Sept. 1, Robert Moses’ KIN Speaking Ill of the Dead and NEVABEAWARLDAPECE (2015) | Sept. 1-8, Stephan Koplowitz Mill Town (2018) | Donations appreciated.

West African Dance Class, Guinea Style | Edward Payson Park | 700 Baxter Blvd | Portland | 9 a.m. | If rain, class will be online | Wear mask | Sliding Scale | more info and registration at embodytherhythm.com/ Through Sept. 10.

FILM

ONGOING

Moonlight Cinema |  Family film series encouraging discussion on race and representation | Free | Limited space, reservations needed | Thompson’s Point | 10 Thompson Point Road | 7-10pm | thompsonspoint.com/the-calendar

“The Fight” | Documentary followed by pre-recorded discussion between ACLU lawyers | part of The Virtual Cinema Series programmed by Frontier, Brunswick | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

“The Rest I Make Up,” about Maria Irene Fornes, Cuban-American dramatist | part of The Virtual Cinema Series programmed by Frontier, Brunswick | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

“The Hermit,” North Pond Hermit documentary | free stream on Vimeo:
vimeo.com/406217619

“John Lewis: Good Trouble” | part of The Virtual Cinema Series programmed by Frontier, Brunswick | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

LITERARY ARTS

AUGUST 26

Author event with Dr. Julie Suk, author of “We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment” | hosted by Longfellow Books and League of Women Voters of Maine | 1-2pm | Facebook: bit.ly/33M9rvl

Nick Flynn discusses “This is the Night Our House Will Catch On Fire”  with Tom Barbash on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

“Hard Won. Not Done: Winning, Extending, and Defending Voting Rights” | Discussion on women’s suffrage and the security of the 2020 election | 3-5 pm via Zoom | Free | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml to register.

Through AUGUST 31

Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival celebrating Black illustrators and children’s book authors | Indigo Arts Alliance | beautifulblackbird.com

SEPTEMBER 1

Virtual First Tuesday Book Club | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | “Women of the Silk,” by Gail Tsukiyama | 12-1 pm | for more info and Zoom link: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

SEPTEMBER 4

Jason Diamond discusses his collection, “The Sprawl,” with Adam Chandler on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

SEPTEMBER 8

Caroline Leavitt discusses “With or Without You,” with Anne Lamott on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

ONGOING

Be a part of Maine history by contributing your story of life during COVID-19 to the Maine Historical Society’s Maine Memory Network | Details and guidelines for story submission on mainememory.net/mymainestories.

MUSEUMS

Through AUGUST

Tate House Museum | 1267 Westbrook St. | Inside/Out Tours | Fri, Sat, Sun through August | $12, $10 seniors, $5 children | Registration, payment 24 hours in advance | call 774-6177 or email info@tatehouse.org | For time slots and info visit tatehouse.org and scroll to Inside/Out Tours.

ONGOING

Maine Jewish Museum Pop-Up | 67 Washington Ave., Portland | Tues-Fri 11-5 | Sat. 11-6 | Sun-Mon private appts only, call Nancy at 207-239-4774 | Masks required.

MUSIC

AUGUST 26

Conclave, Live streamed concerts from the empty State Theater | Jukebox the Ghost | $10/advance, $12/day of on Seated.com | 8:30pm | statetheatreportland.com.

AUGUST 27

Memere’s Notebook: A Night of Acadian Music with Robert Sylvain | 6-7pm via Zoom | Free | Registration required, limited to 100 | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml for info | or go directly to the registration page.

D. Gross | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 6 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

AUGUST 28

Conclave, Live streamed concerts from the empty State Theater | Free on Facebook | Sara Hallie Richardson w/ Amarantos Quartet | 8pm | info at statetheatreportland.com/events.

Don Campbell Band Outdoor Concert | 7-10pm | $20 | bring chair | Thompson’s Point | info and tickets: bit.ly/33ZkEsP

Evan King and Torey Adler | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

AUGUST 29

Tamar Korn | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

SEPTEMBER 3

Greg Klein & Travis Cyr | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 8 p.m. | Blue | 650 Congress | facebook.com/portcityblue

ONGOING

Irish Night at Blue Virtual Concert Series | Wednesdays 8pm on Facebook | bit.ly/2Ebi60a for info and schedule.

PEACE OF MIND

ONGOING

Free Yoga in the Park | at LL Bean Discovery Park hosted by Freeport Yoga Company | Bring mat and block | 8-9am | Space limited | Register at bit.ly/3if0Rt2 | Through Sept. 4

Gentle Chair Yoga with AARP Maine and SeaChange Yoga | online | Fridays 8-8:45 am | For more info and to register: bit.ly/2Dzu0Au | Through Sept. 18

Queer Yoga with SeaChange Yoga | Outdoor trauma-informed classes | every Thurs 6-7pm, North Deering | $15 suggested donation | seachangeyoga.org/queeryoga

Community Meal | Free boxed meals | Trinity Lutheran Church in conjunction with Wayside Food Services | every Wed 1-2pm in parking lot at 612 Main St, Westbrook | Please wear a mask.

THEATER

Through AUGUST 27

“Fool of the World and the Flying Ship” | Theater at Monmouth Streaming Series | Available to view through Aug. 27 | $25 suggested donation | for YouTube link, go to theateratmonmouth.org.

Through SEPTEMBER 3

“Cupid’s Arrow, A Live Comedy” |The Footlights Theatre | 190 US Rte 1 | Falmouth | T/W/Th 7 p.m. | $20 | Please visit thefootlightstheatre.com

VISUAL ARTS

Through AUGUST

Jane Herbert: A solo exhibition of paintings | Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St, Peaks Island | free | Daily 10-5 | info at 207-712-1097 | richardboydpottery.com/

ONGOING

John Whalley: “Earth Tones” | Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St | Portland | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30 | Sat 10-5 | Through Sept. 5.

Makers on Main, presented by Visit Freeport | Pop-ups on Main St. Saturdays 10-4 through Oct. 12 | Masks required | info at visitfreeport.com/makersonmain/

From a Woman’s Perspective | Paintings and sculpture by woman artists | Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St, Peaks Island | free | Daily 10-5 | info at 207-712-1097
| richardboydpottery.com/ | through Sept. 29.

Meetinghouse Arts Art Show | 30 Maine artists | Portion of proceeds benefits Freeport Historical Society and Meetinghouse Arts | Frosty Bldg, Freeport Historical Society | 45 Main St | Freeport | Through Sept. 20

Art in The Park installation | Congress Sq. Park | August: Ashley Page, “In Memory of Those Taken” | New installations monthly through November.

Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan
| ICA at MECA | 522 Congress St | Open W-F noon to 5 | Register for free timed admission entry: icaatmeca.youcanbook.me/ | through Sept. 12

2020 Vision: Past, Present & Future | Artists’ interpretations of a moment in Maine’s history | On view: creativeportland.com/2020vision | through April 15, 2021.

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts | MMPA antidote, mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org, featuring Maine art and artists | updated regularly with interviews and Q&As.