OUT Maine’s young adult group provides free online programming for LGBTQ+ and allied youth ages 11-22, including role-playing, arts, music and discussion groups, and a weekly meeting of young adults ages 18-22. For more information and to join a virtual program, register at www.outmaine.org. (Artwork by Sid, a virtual youth group participant)
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BENEFITS

AUGUST 5

“Taking Flight,” | Benefit art show for Avian Haven | 5:30 pm opening reception | Free | Arta Custom Framing | 223 US Rte 1 | Falmouth | in-person or online | show runs through Aug. 31 | more info under events at artacustomframing.com

COMEDY

AUGUST 14

Cabin Fever: An outdoor comedy show for a socially distant time | Thompson’s Point Brick South | 7pm doors, 8 pm start | $20 | venue limited to 50 | tickets and info at bit.ly/3fdCJ8k

DANCE

Through SEPTEMBER 10

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/

FILM

AUGUST 9

Maine Outdoor Film Festival at Eastern Prom (Aug. 6-8: Sold Out) | Urban Farm Fermentory (Aug. 9) | Screenings limited to 50, masks required | Virtual screening pass available | Advance tickets only, visit maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com

ONGOING

“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 5

KC Trommer discusses her book, “We call them beautiful,” with Abeer Hoque on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

AUGUST 7

Katherine Hagopian Berry Author Chat | 7-8 pm | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | for info and Zoom link: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

AUGUST 10

Book Launch, Fergus M. Bordewich, “Congress At War” | Maine Historical Society | 6-7 pm | Zoom link at mainehistory.org.

AUGUST 13

Insider’s Guide to Southern Midcoast Maine | Camden Library Travel Series presentation with Cory King, actor and playwright | librarycamden.org | for Zoom link email jpierce@librarycamden.org | 6pm

AUGUST 19

Virtual Literary Lunch: Stephanie Soileau and Elizabeth Wetmore on “Last One Out Shut Off the Lights” & “Valentine” | 12-1 pm | for more info and Zoom link: portlandlibrary.com/events/

AUGUST 25

Virtual Spotlight Lecture: Curtis Sittenfeld discusses her new book “Rodham” | 7-8 pm on Zoom | portlandlibrary.com, click on events | zoom info at bit.ly/3hAPIT0

Through AUGUST 31

Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival celebrating Black illustrators and children’s book authors | Indigo Arts Alliance | beautifulblackbird.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 6

Bowdoin International Music Festival | Livestream on their website, on Facebook or Youtube | rebroadcasting performances, offering master classes and artist chats | Schedule of events at bowdoinfestival.org/online-public-events/.

Portland Chamber Music Festival | Summer Festival Online | “Program 1: Selected Shorts” | Youtube 7:30 pm | Pay What You Can | go to pcmf.org/festival and click on “more info” for tickets and link info.

AUGUST 9

Portland Chamber Music Festival | Summer Festival Online | “Program II : Heart and Soul” | Youtube 7:30 pm | Pay what you can | go to pcmf.org/festival and click on “more info” for tickets and link info.

PEACE OF MIND

AUGUST 11

Intro to Nagaloka Buddhist Center | 6:30-7:30 | for info and Zoom link, see nagalokabuddhistcenter.org | 1 Forest Ave, Portland | 329-8041 | donations welcome

ONGOING

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

THEATER

AUGUST 7

“My Father’s Dragon” | Theater at Monmouth Streaming Series | Premieres Aug. 7, available to view through Aug. 13 | $25 suggested donation | for YouTube link, go to theateratmonmouth.org, or bit.ly/2P3okB7

AUGUST 14

“The True Story of Little Red” | Theater at Monmouth Streaming Series | Premieres Aug. 14, available to view through Aug. 20 | $25 suggested donation | for YouTube link, go to theateratmonmouth.org, or bit.ly/2P3okB7

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

AUGUST 5

Artist Talk: Sculptor Lin Lisberger & Myron Beasley | 7 pm | Cove St. Arts | watch on Cove Street Arts’ Facebook page.

Through AUGUST 8

Daniel Minter: “States of…?” | Greenhut Galleries | 7pm | 146 Middle St | Greenhutgalleries.com

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

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.