Showing through February: A Group Exhibit of Visual Arts benefiting the World Wildlife Fund at Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 5 Epps St., Peaks Island, 207-712-1097. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday-Sunday. Additional days and times by chance or by appointment. Ten percent of the gallery’s net income from the sale of art during the month of February will be donated to the World Wildlife Fund. (“Late December Light,” by Jen Pagini)
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BENEFITS

TUESDAY 3

Tri for a Cure Fundraiser | Elsmere BBQ and Wood Grill | 448 Cottage Road, South Portland | 4pm | 8% of all food sales including take out will go to The Maine Cancer Foundation

COMEDY

THURSDAY 20

Standup Comedy: Phunny at PHOME | 25 Temple St. Portland | 7pm | $10 – $15

FRIDAY 21

Drew Dunn w/s/g Nick Lavallee | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland | 21+ | $15

Late Nite Comedy | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland |10pm | 21+ | $5 adv, $10 door

SATURDAY 22

Late Nite Comedy | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland |10pm | 21+ | $5 adv, $10 door

Mike Cannon | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland |$15 advance / $20 day of show | 18+ w/ valid ID | 7pm doors

MONDAY 24

The Great Open Mic + Late Mic | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland | 6pm | 21+ | FREE

FRIDAY 28

Kaleb Stewart | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland | 6:30 | 21+ | $15 adv, $10 door

Late Nite Comedy | 10pm | 21+ | $5 adv, $10 door

TUESDAY 25

BLT Show | Blue | 650 Congress St, Portland | 7pm | $5-$10 suggested.

Mayhem, an all-ages performance by Janoah Bailin, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, Feb. 20-22 at 1 p.m., doors open 12:30 p.m. Tickets $20 general public, $10 children ages 12 and under, brownpapertickets.com

THURSDAY 26

HARI KONDABOLU | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland | doors 7pm, show 8pm | $25 adv, $30 dos | 21+

Laugh Shack at Lincolns | Comedy Showcase | Market St, Portland | 8:30pm | $5

SATURDAY 29

Sue Costello | Empire Live Music & Events | 575 Congress St Portland | 7pm | 21+ | $15

DANCE

GALLERY: Composing Choreography | Portland Ballet Studio Theater | 509 Forest Ave, Portland | Friday, Feb 28, 7:30pm; Sat, Feb 29,  2pm; Fri, Mar 6, 7:30pm; Sat, Mar 7, 2pm | $10 – $35

WEDNESDAY 19

ThumpDay! | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland

THURSDAY 20

Casco Bay Irish “Set” Dancers | No experience necessary | Call for FMI or to let us know you’re coming, 847-3038 | mdguscga70@gmail.com | Yarmouth Community House | 179 East Main St, Yarmouth | 7-9pm

FRIDAY 21

Friction Friday | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland | 9pm | $5

DJ Tish Dance Party | The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf, Portland

SUNDAY 23

Flannel Tea Dance | 5 – 8:30pm | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland | 5pm

MONDAY 24

A Cuban Dance Social with Malpaso Dance Company | Maine Ballroom Dance | 614 Congress St, Portland | 6pm

TUESDAY 25

Masterclass: Malpaso Dance Campany | Casco Bay Movers | 517 Forest Ave, Portland | 6pm

WEDNESDAY 26

Lunchtime Shimmy – Beginners Bellydance | Bright Star World Dance | 108 High Street, Floor 3, Portland | 12pm | $12 – $60

Pre-Performance Lecture: “Remembering Cuba” | Westbrook Performing Arts Center | 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook | 6:30pm

Malpaso Dance Company | Westbrook Performing Arts Center | 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook | 7:30pm | $30 – $38

THURSDAY 27

Casco Bay Irish “Set” Dancers | No experience necessary | Call for FMI or to let us know you’re coming, 847-3038 | mdguscga70@gmail.com | Yarmouth Community House | 179 East Main St, Yarmouth | 7-9pm

FRIDAY 28

TRVP NITE Presents: Black Friday | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland

SATURDAY 29

Eclipse IV: Leap Day Edition | Stockhouse Pub | 506 Main Street, Westbrook | 9pm | $5

SUNDAY 1

Open Stage Night | Empire | 575 Congress St, Portland | 7:30pm | $5

FILM

WEDNESDAY 19

Earth’s Wild Ride/Great Planet Adventures | Southworth Planetarium | 96 Falmouth St, Portland | 11am | $5 – $5.50

THURSDAY 20

Black History Film Series: Blindspotting | Rines Auditorium | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 6:30pm

SATURDAY 29

Portland Media Center Leap Day 2020: Local Heroes | Live on Channel 1303 and http://portlandmedia.org | 6-10pm

MONDAY 2

“Promise at Dawn”: A Film About Romain Gary | University of New England Portland Campus – WCHP Lecture Hall in Parker Pavilion | 716 Stevens Avenue, Portland | 5:30pm reception | 6pm film | Free, but tickets required: une.edu/cgh

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

WEDNESDAY 19

Maine Skeins Crafters | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | 519 Congress Street, Portland | 12pm | Free

OLS Community Mingle | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | 6pm | $25

Canvases & Cocktails at Three of Strong Spirits | Three of Strong Spirits | 35B Diamond Street, Portland | 6pm | $30

Musingo Music Bingo | The Painted Turtle | 89 County Rd, Scarborough | 6 PM

Stump Trivia | Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave, South Portland | 8pm

THURSDAY 20

Musingo Music Bingo | Sportsman’s Kitchen | 46 Sebago, Sebago | 6:30 PM | Free

Musingo Music Bingo | Pat’s Pizza | 791 US I, Yarmouth | 6 PM | Free

FRIDAY 21

Layne’s Wine Gig | Wine event/tasting | Port City Blue | 650A Congress St. Portland | 4:30-5:30pm | $12

TUESDAY 25

Musingo Music Bingo | Willows Pizza | 740 Broadway, South Portland | 7 PM | Free

Musingo Music Bingo | Pat’s Pizza | 112 Pleasant Street, Brunswick | 6 PM | Free

Fat Tuesday Celebration & Cajun Cooking Challenge | WMPG annual | Woodbury Campus Center, USM Portland Campus | Bedford Street, Portland | 12pm

WEDNESDAY 26

Musingo Music Bingo | The Painted Turtle | 89 County Rd, Scarborough | 6 PM

THURSDAY 27

Maine Public’s News & Brews Trivia Night at Bissell Brothers Brewing | Bissell Brothers Brewing | 4 Thompsons Point, Portland | 5:30pm | Free

Liquid Riot’s Chicken Wing Challenge | 6:30pm | Adv. tickets $17, includes one wing from each restaurant and a draft beer | eventbrite or liquidriot.com | 250 Commercial St.ay 28

Musingo Music Bingo | Sportsman’s Kitchen | 46 Sebago, Sebago | 6:30 PM | Free

Musingo Music Bingo | Pat’s Pizza | 791 US I, Yarmouth | 6 PM | Free

FRIDAY 28

POC happy hour | for people of color to network and build community | complimentary food | Rising Tide Brewery | 103 Fox St, Portland | 5-7pmSD

Musingo Music Bingo | Willows Pizza | 740 Broadway, South Portland | 7 PM | Free

Musingo Music Bingo | Pat’s Pizza | 112 Pleasant Street, Brunswick | 6 PM | Free

Souper Supper at Saint Mary’s | Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church | 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth Foreside | 5pm | Free

Dear Edwina, about thirteen-year-old Edwina Spoonapple who would do anything to be part of the Kalamazoo Advice-a-Palooza Festival, is a musical for all ages. It opens Feb. 28 at 7 p.m., followed by a reception, and runs through March 8 at USM Gorham campus in Russell Hall. Tickets $10-$22. Visit usm.maine.edu/theatre for tickets and information, or call the USM Theatre Box Office at 780-5151. (Photo courtesy Noli French/French Photography)

LITERARY ARTS

Call for writing submissions for “A Storied Affair” | 10-min readings around theme of Justice by Maine-based writers | Sat May 30 | Congregation Bet Ha’am | 81 Westbrook St, S. Portland | FMI bethaam.org/storied-affair | Submissions  accepted March 1-31 | No submission fee

TUESDAY 18

Morning Book Group | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

Preschool Story Time | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

WEDNESDAY 19

Writers’ Accountability Group | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 10am | Free

Literary Lunch: Maria Padian talks about her book HOW TO BUILD A HEART with Shana Youngdahl | Rines Auditorium | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 12pm

Rhythm and Rhymes for Babies | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

Toddle Town | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

Tales for Twos at Burbank | Burbank Branch | 377 Stevens Avenue, Portland | 10:30am

THURSDAY 20

Evening Book Group | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 7pm | Free

Book Bambinos | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

FRIDAY 21

Preschool Story Time at Peaks | Riverton Branch | 1600 Forest Avenue, Portland | 10:15am

Preschool Story Time at Burbank | Burbank Branch | 377 Stevens Avenue, Portland | 10:30am

Tales for Twos | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

Letter Zoo | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

Preschool Story Time at Riverton | Riverton Branch | 1600 Forest Avenue, Portland | 10:45am

Leland Sundries ME show: “Heaps of wit & melody” (UNCUT) | Blue | 650A Congress St, Portland | 9:30pm

SATURDAY 22

Play Me a Story: Imagine That Series & Chris Van Dusen Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10:30am | $8 – $15

MONDAY 24

Books in Print: A Book Club discusses Toni Morrison’s JAZZ | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 7pm | Free

TUESDAY 25

Life 101 | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 10:30am

WEDNESDAY 26

Graphic Novel Book Club | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 3:30pm

SATURDAY 29

Play Me a Story: Imagine That Series & Josh Funk Author Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10:30am | $8 – $15

Many Voices Teen Book Group | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 1pm | Free

Storytime with Josh Funk, author of LADY PANCAKE series | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 1pm | Free

Local Buzz – Writers Read! | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 3pm | Free

Winter Reading Program Ends | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland

TUESDAY 3

First Tuesday Book Club | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | 519 Congress Street, Portland | Bring your lunch | FMI mcma1857@gmail\.com

Preschool Story Time | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 10:30am

Before the Syrup: Winter Trails, Tree Identification, and Backyard Tapping. Spend the morning at River Bend Farm with The Ecology School and MOFGA. Come prepared to be outside, bring your own lunch and snacks. Sunday, Feb. 23, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Ecology School at River Bend Farm, 184 Simpson Road, Saco, suggested donation $10. FMI Lucy Cayard at lcayard@mofga.org.

MUSIC

WEDNESDAY 19

Aura | 121 Center St | “Rap Night,” with Ill By Instinct & El Shupacabra | 9pm

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | ThumpDay!

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | OLS Community Mingle | 6pm | $25

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St | Maine Dead Project Winter Residency | 8pm | $5

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Acoustic open mic | 7pm

Boy Singers of Maine Auditions | Woodfords Congregational Church | 202 Woodfords Street | 3:30pm | Free

THURSDAY 20

Aura | 121 Center St | “Retro Night,” with DJ Jon | 9pm | Free

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | KARAOKE w/ DJ COUGAR (Every Thursday)

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | A Band Beyond Description [Grateful Dead tribute] | 9pm | Free

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Rasa String Quartet | 8pm | $12 – $15

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Karaoke | 10pm

Solo Italiano | 100 Commercial St | Bess Jacques & The Strays | 6pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | American chop suey | 8pm

Willows Pizza Restaurant | 740 Broadway South Portland | open mic | 7pm | Free

FRIDAY 21

Aura | 121 Center St | “Plague,” goth/industrial night | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Leland Sundries ME show: “Heaps of wit & melody” (UNCUT) | 9:30pm

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | Friction Friday | 9pm | $5

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | DJ NoKlipz | 9pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Johnny A. – Just Me… And My Guitars | 8pm | $25 – $30

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St | North Atlantic Blues Festival Presents C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band | 7pm | $20 – $40

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Live Music | 9pm

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey, 5pm | Jazz Friday with LQH, 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | DJ Tish Dance Party!

SATURDAY 22

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Cilla Bonnie w/ Anna Lombard | 8pm | $12 – $15

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Durand Jones & the Indications | 8pm | $15

Seasons Grille | 155 Riverside St | karaoke | 8:30pm

South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway South Portland | KindKids Music Concert | 11am | Free

Stewart P. Morrill American Legion Post | 416 Broadway South Portland | Maine Regiment All Age Drum & Bugle Corps Information and Practice Sessions | 10am | Free

Sun Tiki Studios | 375 Forest Ave | Francesca Blanchard | 9pm | $10

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Hannah Damon and Friends

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Vinyl Tap in the Porthole Pub! | 6pm

Urban Farm Fermentory | Afternoon Acoustic Concert | 3pm | Free

Bayside Bowl | 58 Alder St Portland | VIva & The Reinforcements w/s/g Manuel | All ages | $7 ADV, $10 DOOR

SUNDAY 23

Blue | 650A Congress St | Dirty Mae residency at Blue | 7pm

Portland House of Music | 25 Temple St. | The Awesome | 8pm | $10 – $15

MONDAY 24

Empire | 575 Congress St | “The Great Open Mic” | 6pm

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | Monday of the Minds – A CommUNITY Hip Hop Showcase

Novare Res Bier Cafe | 4 Canal Plaza | Portland Pub and Chantey Sing | 7pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Marc Beatham | 9pm

TUESDAY 25

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | OPEN DJ NIGHT

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | Travis James Humphrey | 9pm | Free

Local 188 | 685 Congress St | Nightshades | 10pm | Free

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Weekly Tuesday open mic night at the Sea Dog Brewery in SoPo | 8pm | Free

Songwriting Workshop | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 6pm | Free

WEDNESDAY 26

Aura | 121 Center St | “Rap Night,” with Ill By Instinct & El Shupacabra | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! 5pm | Irish Night Concert Series 7:30pm | Irish Session 9pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Loretta Allen Edes with special guests JanaeSound and The Other Bones | 8pm | $12 – $15

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St | Maine Dead Project Winter Residency | 8pm | $5

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Acoustic open mic | 7pm

Boy Singers of Maine Auditions | Woodfords Congregational Church | 202 Woodfords Street | 3:30pm | Free

THURSDAY 27

Aura | 121 Center St | “Retro Night,” with DJ Jon | 9pm | Free

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | KARAOKE w/ DJ COUGAR (Every Thursday)

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | A Band Beyond Description [Grateful Dead tribute] | 9pm | Free

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | The Portland Jazz Orchestra with special guest South Portland High School Jazz Ensemble | 8pm | $5 – $10

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Karaoke | 10pm

Solo Italiano | 100 Commercial St | Bess Jacques & The Strays | 6pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Folk

Willows Pizza Restaurant | 740 Broadway South Portland | open mic | 7pm | Free

FRIDAY 28

Portland House of Music | 25 Temple St. | Bellas Bartok + Consider The Source | 8pm | $15 – $18

Aura | 121 Center St | “Plague,” goth/industrial night | 9pm

Blue | 650A Congress St | Ian Steinberg Live at Blue | 8pm | Free

Mayo Street Arts | 10 Mayo Street | Palaver Strings: Ready Or Not | 7:30pm | $12 – $25

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | DJ NoKlipz | 9pm

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers | 8pm | $12 – $15

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Della Mae | 8pm | $15

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Live Music | 9pm

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey, 5pm | 4th Friday Jazz feature with the rotating special guest, 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | The Blues Fish | 6pm

SATURDAY 29

Portland House of Music | 25 Temple St. | Jaw Gems | 8pm | $10 – $15

Blue | 650A Congress St | Sonic Explorers | 6pm

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | 80’s n Retro Party!

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Seamus Egan | 8pm | $30 – $35

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Tilden Katz | 6pm

Portland Ballet Studio Theater | 509 Forest Ave | GALLERY: Composing Choreography | 2pm | $10 – $35

Seasons Grille | 155 Riverside St | karaoke | 8:30pm

Stockhouse Pub | 506 Main Street Westbrook | Eclipse IV: Leap Day Edition | 9pm | $5

Urban Farm Fermentory | Afternoon Acoustic Concert | 3pm | Free

SUNDAY 1

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays Music of Phish for Kids | 11:30am | $15

Space Gallery | 538 Congress St | OURBIGBAND performs the music of Steve Grover | 7:30pm | $15 – $20

MONDAY 2

Empire | 575 Congress St | “The Great Open Mic” | 6pm

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | REWIND w/ Higher Level Movement

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Marc Beatham | 9pm

TUESDAY 3

Gritty McDuff’s – Portland | 396 Fore Street | Travis James Humphrey | 9pm | Free

Local 188 | 685 Congress St | Nightshades | 10pm | Free

Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave South Portland | Weekly Tuesday open mic night at the Sea Dog Brewery in SoPo | 8pm | Free

THEATER

ONGOING

“Pack of Lies” by Hugh Whitemore | Good Theater | 76 Congress St, Portland | Feb 12 – Mar 8 | goodtheater.com for info

mAyhEm – Performance by Janoah Bailin | Mayo Street Arts | 10 Mayo Street, Portland | Thu Feb 20 1pm, Fri Feb 21 1pm, Sat Feb 22 1pm | $10 – $30

“Appropriate” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ presented by SPACE and Mad Horse Theatre Company | Feb 15 – Mar 1 | 7pm | SPACE | 538 Congress St | FMI space538.org

Dear Edwina, a musical for all ages celebrating the joys of growing up and singing your own song | Opening Feb 28, 7pm, followed by reception | through March 8 | USM Gorham campus, Russell Hall | $10-$22 | usm.maine.edu/theatre, 780-5151.

THURSDAY 27

And Thats Why We Drink: Here for the Boos! Tour | Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St, Portland | 8pm | $30

Pilot Lites’ Grown A$$ Adult Spelling Bee | Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St., Portland | 7pm | $7 – $10

SUNDAY 1

Open Stage Night | Empire | 575 Congress St, Portland | 7pm | $5

SATURDAY 22

Play Me a Story: Imagine That Series & Chris Van Dusen Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10am | $8 – $15

SATURDAY 29

Play Me a Story: Imagine That Series & Josh Funk Author Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10am | $8 – $15

WEDNESDAY 26

Pre-Performance Lecture: “Remembering Cuba” | Westbrook Performing Arts Center | 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook | 6pm

VISUAL ARTS

ONGOING

The Tolerance Project | Opening reception Fri Feb 7 | 5-6:30pm | Maine College of Art Lobby | On view through Feb 22 | 522 Congress St | Free

…to unravel the bind: Maine College of Art 2020 Faculty Triennial | Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art | 522 Congress St, Portland | through Mar 1 | Free

A Group Exhibit of Visual Arts Benefiting the World Wildlife Fund | Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps Street, Portland |  Fri -Sun 10am-3pm, through Feb 29 | Free

International Photography Exhibition | The Prince Memorial Library | 267 Main St, Cumberland | show runs thru Feb 29

Entry to the Oasis | Syd Veverka | in the window at SPACE | 538 Congress St | info@space538.org | 828-5600 | through Feb 23

Sanctuary, a participatory installation about embodied experience | Emily Rapp Black & Carrie Scanga  | UNE Ketchum Library Gallery | 11 Hills Beach Rd | Biddeford | through May 15 | https://library.une.edu/art-galleries/

“Who Is It?” | Titi DeBaccarat | UMVA Gallery | Portland Media Center | 516 Congress St, Portland | through Feb 28

USM Glickman Family Library, MMPA Gallery, 5th Floor | 314 Forest Avenue | MMPA Celebrates 10 Years and 100 Maine Photo Collectors | 6pm | Free | through May 16

SPEEDWELL Projects: Deborah Klotz, PARALLAX (object+-subject) (expand+-compress) | 630 Forest Ave | Thur-Sat | 12-6pm | through March 7

Grant Wahlquist Gallery: LANA TURNER HAS COLLAPSED! | 30 City Center 2nd floor, Portland | Wed-Sat | 11am – 6pm | through March 21

Able Baker Contemporary: Happy Agitation | 29 Forest Ave, Portland | through March 13 | Fri-Sun 1-5:30pm

UNE Art Gallery | The House of the Soul opens February 21, 5-7pm | through June 14 | 716 Stevens Ave, Portland | This 10-person group show juxtaposes medical drawing with experimental figuration | FMI hirons@une.edu

THURSDAY 20

Artist Talk – Eva Goetz & The “Think A Bot It” Team | 6pm | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St., Portland | 808-8911

MONDAY 24

Smith Galtney Presents at the Portland Camera Club | Portland Camera Club | 179 Woodfords St, Portland | 7pm | Free

WORKSHOPS

SUNDAY 23

Before the Syrup: Winter Trails, Tree Identification, and Backyard Tapping | 11am – 1pm | The Ecology School at River Bend Farm | 184 Simpson Rd., Saco | Suggested $10 | FMI Lucy Cayard, lcayard@mofga.org.