Sparkle Havdalah: A Drag Queen Story Hour, Co-sponsored by Congregation Bet Ha’am, Temple Beth El and PJ Library, Saturday, January 11, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, JCA, 1342 Congress Street, Portland. This event is free, family-friendly and all are welcome.
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DANCE

Wednesday 8

UNITY (A new resident dance party) | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland

Thursday 9

Flamenco Dance Class For Total Beginners | Bourassa Dance Studio | 525 (rear) Forest Ave, Portland | 6pm | $10 – $55

Kizomba dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine. | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 6:45pm

Friday 10

Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St., South Portland | 8:30pm | Free

Burlesque @ Bayside Bowl X (Mr & Mrs F-Smart) | An evening of burlesque and bowling |  58 Alder St, Portland | 8pm | $5 at door

FOUNDATION FRIDAY | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland

Latin dance party: salsa / bachata / kizomba / merengue | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 7pm

Saturday 11

Bachata dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 5pm

Beginner tap dancing class | Portland Adult Education | 14 Locust St., Portland | 10am | $12 – $72

HerMojo | Mayo Street Arts | 10 Mayo Street, Portland | 8:30pm | $20

Salsa dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 7pm

Sunday 12

Dances of Universal Peace | Creating Space Yoga Studio | 1717 Congress Street, Portland | 1:30pm | $5 – $20

Tuesday 14

Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project | Mechanics Hall | 519 Congress St, Portland | 6pm | $12 – $80

Salsa dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 7pm

Bachata dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 8pm

Wednesday 15

ThumpDay! | Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St, Portland

Thursday 16

Flamenco Dance Class For Total Beginners | Bourassa Dance Studio | 525 (rear) Forest Ave, Portland | 6pm | $10 – $55

Kizomba dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine. | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 6:45pm

Friday 17

Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St., South Portland | 8:30pm | Free

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

Saturday 18

Bachata dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 5pm

Salsa dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 6pm

Screw Loose & Fancy Free | The Apohadion Theater | 107 Hanover St., Portland | 8pm | $12 – $15

Sunday 19

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

Tuesday 21

Beginning Swing Dance Classes w/ Portland Swing Project | Mechanics Hall | 519 Congress St, Portland | 6pm | $12 – $80

Salsa dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | Danza Latina | 108 High St, Portland | 7pm

FILM

Wednesday 8

Continuing the Conversation About Dying and Death | 129 Island Ave, Peaks Island | 7pm

Thursday 9

Civil Rights Film Series: Struggles in Steel | Rines Auditorium | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 6:30pm

Saturday 11

Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast! | Southworth Planetarium | 96 Falmouth St, Portland | 3pm | $5 – $5.50

Monday 13

Akira Kurosawa’s Drunken Angel | Space Gallery | 538 Congress St, Portland | 7pm

Thursday 16

Civil Rights Film Series: Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle | Rines Auditorium | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 6:30pm

Friday 17

Wet Hot American Summer Night | Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St, Portland | 7pm

Saturday 18

Big Lebowski Night (4th Annual!) | Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St, Portland | 7pm

Tuesday 21

Planned Parenthood Movie Night: Stigma + Dear Dr. Spencer | Space Gallery | 538 Congress St, Portland | 7pm | Free

FOOD + DRINK

Wednesday 8

Happy Hour & Late Night Happy Hour | Sebago Brewing Company | 211 FORE ST, Portland | 4pm

Let’s Talk: Dessert & Discussion Part Three: Race–The Power of an Illusion | Great Schools Partnership Offices | 482 Congress Street, Portland | 4:30pm

Happy Hour Music Series! | Blue | 650A Congress St, Portland | 5pm

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

Thursday 9

Wine Down | Sebago Brewing Company | 211 FORE ST, Portland | 4pm

Dumpling Workshop | Fork Food Lab | 72 Parris St, Portland | 5:30pm | $60

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

Ladies Night | Sea Dog Brewing Company | 125 Western Ave, South Portland | 9pm

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

Porthole Wine Dinners are Back! | The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf, Portland

Bon Appetite Culinary Walking Tour, East End and Old Port, Portland | 3-hour lunchtime tour of food and food for thought | Advance tickets required |  233-7485

Friday 10

Malts and Mariners | Pickup and | drop off at Cross Insurance Area Free St Entrance, Portland | 4pm | Free

January Women in Beer! | Ri Ra Portland | 72 Commercial Street, Portland | 5pm

Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey | The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St, Portland | 5pm

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

Saturday 11

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

Mixtape #3 | Space Gallery | 538 Congress St, Portland | 3:30pm | $

Sunday 12

Sunday Brunch with Live Music | Boone’s Fish House & Oyster Room | 86 Commercial St Custom House Wharf, Portland | 10am | Free

Monday 13

Burger & A Pint Night! | Sebago Brewing Company | 211 FORE ST, Portland | 4pm

TRIVIA NIGHT at Sebago Kennebunk | Sebago Brewing Company | 211 FORE ST, Portland | 7pm

Tuesday 14

Tito Tuesdays! | Sebago Brewing Company | 211 FORE ST, Portland | 4pm

Wednesday 15

Literary Lunch: Mira Ptacin talks about her book The In-Betweens with TBA | Rines Auditorium | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 12pm

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

Hot Stove Dinner & Silent Auction | Hadlock Field | 271 Park Ave, Portland | 5:30pm

Thursday 16

Winter Comedy Night | North 43 Bistro | 1 Spring Point Drive, South Portland | 5pm | $10

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

Monday 20

FRIENDSGIVING | Goodfire Brewing Co. | 219 Anderson Street Suite 6, Portland | 6:30pm

Seanachie Nights presents Bill Hinderer | Bull Feeney’s Restaurant | 375 Fore Street, Portland | 7:30pm | Free

LITERARY ARTS

Wednesday 8

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

Morning Book Group: Before We Were Yours | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 9:30am | Free

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

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

Thursday 9

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

Riverton Book Group | Riverton Branch | 1600 Forest Avenue, Portland | 6:30pm

Evening Book Group: Main Library | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 6:30pm

Writers’ Meet-Up | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 6pm

Evening Book Group: Main Library | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 6:30pm

The Lost Family – Book talk with novelist Jenna Blum | Jewish Community Alliance of Southern | 1342 Congress Street, Portland | 6:30pm

“A Dangerous New World” Meghan Sterling and Kathleen Sullivan discuss their new anthology | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 7pm | Free

Friday 10

Carmen Lynch at Empire Comedy Club | Empire | 575 Congress St, Portland | 6:30pm

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

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

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

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

Social Justice Story Time: We March | Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St, Portland | 1:30pm | Free

Saturday 11

Play Me a Story: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series & Author Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10:30am | $8 – $15

Special Saturday Writing Workshop | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 1pm | Free

Smart Girls Read @ PPL | Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 2pm

Sparkle Havdalah a Drag Queen Story Hour | 5:30-7 pm • JCA, 1342 Congress St, Portland | Free | family-friendly

Sunday 12

BOOK LAUNCH: PEGGY ORENSTEIN’S BOYS & SEX | Space Gallery | 538 Congress St, Portland | 6pm | Free

Tuesday 14

Cindy Copeland presents her new graphic novel, CUB | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 5pm | Free

Author Talk: Make Your Own Mystery | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 6pm

Wednesday 15

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

Literary Lunch: Mira Ptacin talks about her book The In-Betweens | Rines Auditorium | 5 Monument Square, Portland | 12pm

Saturday 18

Play Me a Story: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | 10:30am | $8 – $15

Writers’ Group | South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway, South Portland | 2pm

Patricia Marx and Roz Chast present their new book, YOU CAN ONLY YELL AT ME FOR ONE THING AT A TIME: RULES FOR COUPLES | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 7pm | Free

Sunday 19

Mechanics’ Hall Presents: Rick Bass | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | 519 Congress Street, Portland | 12pm | Free

Cara Hoffman presents her new children’s book, BERNARD PEPPERLIN | Print: A Bookstore | 273 Congress Street, Portland | 3pm | Free

Monday 20

Seanachie Nights presents Bill Hinderer | Bull Feeney’s Restaurant | 375 Fore Street, Portland | 7:30pm | Free

Tuesday 21

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

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

Author Reading: Rat Six, a Novel Based on a Real Life Experience as a Vietnam War Tunnel Rat | Thomas Memorial Library | 6 Scott Dyer Rd, Cape Elizabeth | 6:30pm | Free

Women in Harmony, a 60-voice feminist chorus, presents a concert to mark the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote. Friday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 18, 4 p.m. at First Congregational Church, UCC, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland. Tickets are $20, $15 advance, $13 seniors & students, free under 18. For more information, visit wihmaine.org

MUSIC

Wednesday 8

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

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! 5pm | Irish Session 9pm

Empire | 575 Congress St | Laughter in the Rafters at Empire Comedy Club | 7pm | $5 – $5.15

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | UNITY @ Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | 9pm

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Karaoke @ SPT | 8:30pm | Free

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

Thursday 9

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

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! | 5pm

Bourassa Dance Studio | 525 (rear) Forest Ave | Flamenco Dance Class For Total Beginners | 6pm | $10 – $55

Danza Latina | 108 High St | Kizomba dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine. | 6:45pm

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

Space Gallery | 538 Congress St | CONTAINER | 8:30pm | $8 – $12

Empire | 575 Congress St | Jonathan Tillson @ Empire Live Music & Events | 7pm | $5 – $10.31

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

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

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 | Polly J | 8pm

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Quiet Riot Act | 6pm

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

Danza Latina | 108 High St | Latin dance party: salsa / bachata / kizomba / merengue | 7pm

Geno’s Rock Club | 625 Congress St | Meanmugg, The Gala, Billy Midol & Fat Knuckle Freddy | 8:30pm | $10

Lyric Music Theater | 176 Sawyer Street South Portland | FUN HOME Auditions at LMT | 6:30pm

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey | 5pm | Jazz Friday with Latin infusion Viva at 8pm | 8pm

Friday 10

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

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

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

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Girls Just Want To Have Fundamental Rights | 7pm

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

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | 8:30pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Happy Hour with Travis James Humphrey at 5pm | Jazz Friday with Latin infusion Viva at 8pm

Saturday 11

Mayo Street Arts | 10 Mayo Street | HerMojo | 8:30pm | $20

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | The Wolff Sisters / Chris Ross and the North | 8pm | $10 – $12

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

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Steamboat gypsy band | 9pm

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

Vapors Of Morphine (feat original members) | w/s/g Pretty Sad & Will Bradford (SeepeopleS) + Sparxsea| All ages | Bayside Bowl | 58 Alder St, Portland | $12 Adv, $15 door | 8:30PM

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St | Social Justice Story Time: We March | 1:30pm | Free

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | Hate The Thought | 9pm

Lyric Music Theater | 176 Sawyer Street South Portland | FUN HOME Auditions at LMT | 6:30pm

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St. | The Last Sip Album Release | 7pm

South Portland Public Library | 482 Broadway South Portland | After Hours with the Joan Kennedy Duo | 7pm | Free

Space Gallery | 538 Congress St | Mixtape #3 | 3:30pm | Cadaverette album release with Iron Gag, Willzyx, Idiot Genes | 8:30pm | $10

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | Steamboat gypsy band | 9pm

Sunday 12

Creating Space Yoga Studio | 1717 Congress Street | Dances of Universal Peace | 1:30pm | $5 – $20

Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street | Peter and the Wolf | 2:30pm

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

Lyric Music Theater | 176 Sawyer Street South Portland | FUN HOME Auditions at LMT | 6:30pm

Monday 13

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

Lyric Music Theater | 176 Sawyer Street South Portland | FUN HOME Auditions at LMT | 6:30pm

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

Tuesday 14

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

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

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

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

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | OPEN DJ NIGHT

Lyric Music Theater | 176 Sawyer Street South Portland | FUN HOME Auditions at LMT | 6:30pm

Wednesday 15

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

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | ThumpDay!

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Karaoke @ SPT | 8:30pm | Free

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

Thursday 16

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

Blue | 650A Congress St | Happy Hour Music Series! 5pm | Hilton Park LIVE in Portland! 7pm

Bourassa Dance Studio | 525 (rear) Forest Ave | Flamenco Dance Class For Total Beginners | 6pm | $10 – $55

Danza Latina | 108 High St | Kizomba dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine. | 6:45pm

Empire | 575 Congress St | Al Ghaneker @ Empire Live Music & Events | 7pm | $5 – $10.31

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

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

Portland Public Library | 5 Monument Square | Noonday Concert Series – Margaret Hopkins and Bozena O’Brien | 12:15pm

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

The Porthole Restaurant & Pub | 20 Custom House Wharf | Quiet Riot Act | 6pm

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

Friday 17

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

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St | Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play | 11am | Free

Women in Harmony Presents The Right to Vote Concert | First Congregational Church, UCC | 301 Cottage Road South Portland | 7:30pm | $15 – $20

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 | Steve Forbert | 8pm | $20 – $25

Port City Music Hall | 504 Congress St | Wet Hot American Summer Night | 7pm

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St. | Getmo | 8pm

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

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

Space Gallery | 538 Congress St | Jewel Tone | 9pm | Free

Spring Point Tavern | 175 Benjamin W Pickett St. South Portland | Dance Party with rotating DJ’s | 8:30pm | Free

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 | Ragged Jack!

Saturday 18

Historical Society, 489 Congress Street | Panel Discussion: “The History and Impact of Immigration in Maine” | 1pm

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St | Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play | 11am | Free

Danza Latina | 108 High St | Bachata dance classes with Danza Latina, 5pm | Salsa dance classes with Danza Latina, 6pm

Women in Harmony Presents The Right to Vote Concert | First Congregational Church, UCC | 301 Cottage Road South Portland | 4pm | $15 – $20

One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201 | Lucy Wainwright Roche | 8pm | $18 – $23

Portland Conservatory of Music | 202 Woodford St., 3rd Floor | Elliott Schwartz Memorial Practice Rooms Project | 7pm | $20

Portland House of Music & Events | 25 Temple St. | SMELLS LIKE THE 90s | 7pm

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

Silver House Tavern | 123 Commercial St | karaoke | 9pm | Free

Space Gallery | 538 Congress St | EMILIA DAHLIN ALBUM RELEASE SHOWS | 3:30 and 7:30pm | $10 – $15

The Dogfish Company | 128 Free St | the heated

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

Trinity Episcopal Church | 580 Forest Ave. | Kelly Caufield sings “The Songs of Harold Arlen” | 7:30pm | $15

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

Sunday 19

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St | Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play | 11am | Free

The Apohadion Theater | 107 Hanover St. | Preble St. Benefit Show | 7pm

Woodfords Congregational Church | 202 Woodfords Street | Portland String Quartet I | 2pm | $0 – $22

Monday 20

Bull Feeney’s Restaurant | 375 Fore Street | Seanachie Nights presents Bill Hinderer | 7:30pm | Free

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St | Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play | 11am | Free

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

Flask Lounge | 117 Spring St | Shank Painters & Clapping in Irons

Goodfire Brewing Co. | 219 Anderson Street Suite 6 | FRIENDSGIVING | 6:30pm

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

Tuesday 21

Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St | Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play | 11am | Free

Danza Latina | 108 High St | Salsa dance classes with Danza Latina, Portland, Maine | 7pm

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

Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street | Romantic Tchaikovsky | 7:30pm | Free

Old Port Tavern | 10 Moulton St | karaoke with DJ Mike Mahoney | 9pm

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

THEATER

Almost, Maine by John Cariani | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | Wed Jan 15 7pm, Thu Jan 16 7pm, Fri Jan 17 7pm, Sat Jan 18 4pm, Sat Jan 18 8pm, Sun Jan 19 2pm, Tue Jan 21 7pm | $37 – $70

Broadway National Tour: “Waitress” | Merrill Auditorium | 20 Myrtle Street, Portland | Fri Jan 10 8pm, Sat Jan 11 2pm, Sat Jan 11 8pm | $45 – $75

Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play | Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St, Portland | Fri Jan 17 11am, Sat Jan 18 11am, Sun Jan 19 11am, Mon Jan 20 11am, Tue Jan 21 11am | Free

FUN HOME Auditions at LMT | Lyric Music Theater | 176 Sawyer Street, South Portland | Fri Jan 10 6pm, Sat Jan 11 6pm, Sun Jan 12 6pm, Mon Jan 13 6pm, Tue Jan 14 6pm

Maine Voices Live with John Cariani | One Longfellow Square | 181 State Street, #201, Portland | Tue Jan 14 7pm | $3 – $20

Meet the Portland Firefighters! | Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St, Portland | Fri Jan 10 10am | Free

Open Stage Night | Empire | 575 Congress St, Portland | Sun Jan 19 7pm | $5

Play Me a Story: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series & Author Event | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | Sat Jan 11 10am | $8 – $15

Play Me a Story January 18 2020: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | Sat Jan 18 10am | $8 – $15

Play Me a Story January 25 2020: I’ve Got a Feelin’ Series | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | Sat Jan 25 10am | $8 – $15

Play Your Way: Visit with Portland Police Department | Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St, Portland | Fri Jan 17 5pm | Free

POPCORN FALLS (Maine Premiere!) | Good Theater | 76 Congress St, Portland | Wed Jan 08 7pm, Thu Jan 09 7pm, Fri Jan 10 7pm, Sat Jan 11 3pm, Sat Jan 11 7pm, Sun Jan 12 2pm, Wed Jan 15 7pm, Thu Jan 16 7pm, Fri Jan 17 7pm, Sat Jan 18 3pm, Sat Jan 18 7pm, Sun Jan 19 2pm, Wed Jan 22 7pm | $25 – $32

Rush35 Midwinter Mixer w/ John Cariani | Portland Stage Company | 25A Forest Ave, Portland | Wed Jan 08 7pm

Social Justice Story Time: We March | Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine | 142 Free St, Portland | Fri Jan 10 1pm, Sat Jan 11 1pm | Free

The Effect by Lucy Prebble, directed by Christine Marshall | Jan 9-26, Fri/Sat 7:30pm | Sunday 2 pm | Opening Night Reception after the show Jan 10 | Talkback Jan 19 | $23 adults, $20 seniors | under 25 pay-what-you-can | Mad  Horse Theater | 24 Mosher Street | South Portland

VISUAL ARTS

THE TOLERANCE PROJECT | A showcases of posters designed by artists from around the world | Maine College of Art | 522 Congress Street, Portland | through Feb. 22 | Free

The Complete City: Imagined | Displays of historic maps of Portland | through Jan. 31 | UNE Art Gallery | 716 Stevens Ave., Portland | Free

Holiday Offerings 2020 – Ringing in the New Year | Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps Street, Portland | Fri , Sat, Sun 10am through Jan. 12 | Free

Ringing in the New Year | Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps Street, Portland | Through Jan 10 | Fri Jan 10 10am, Sat Jan 11 10am, Sun Jan 12 10am, Fri Jan 17 10am, Sat Jan 18 10am, Sun Jan 19 10am | Free