"Songs My Mother Taught Me" Portland-based Palaver Strings will perform a livestream concert from The Waldo in Waldoboro, Maine, on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. For more information and to register, visit palaverstrings.org/events (Photo: Christina Wnek)
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BENEFITS

NOVEMBER 6

“Music with a Mission:” Jeff Beam| Livestream concert at Thompson’s Point to benefit Maine Music Alliance | 7pm | $70 per fire pit, max 6 people | Brick South Beer Garden | CDC guidelines followed | bit.ly/34F0VhR

NOVEMBER 7

Maine Music Society Benefit Auction | Online auction through Nov. 18 | MMS is a music-performing non-profit in Central Maine | For more info and to bid, visit mainemusicsociety.org/

NOVEMBER 13

“Music with a Mission:”  MissFits | Livestream concerts at Thompson’s Point to benefit Maine Music Alliance | 7pm | $70 per fire pit, max 6 people | Brick South Beer Garden | CDC guidelines followed | bit.ly/34F0VhR

NOVEMBER 14

Mama Tried | Benefit for Maine Adaptive Skiing | 7:30pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info: cadenzafreeport.com

ONGOING

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

“RBG” | PMA Films and Magnolia Pictures offer a digital purchase of the film for $6.99 with an hour-long interview with filmmakers | Portion of proceeds to benefit ACLU Women’s Rights Project | portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings/rbg

COMEDY

NOVEMBER 5

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

NOVEMBER 12

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

NOVEMBER 14

Cabin Fever Comedy Night | Outdoor comedy show | 6-9pm | $20-$80 | Thompson’s Point | Wear masks in common areas | More info at bit.ly/2TySbDx

DANCE

NOVEMBER 7

Disorder: A Virtual Darkwave Dance Party | Music by DJs Undrig & DoomsdayJ | 8pm to midnight | on Facebook at bit.ly/2HOgLhc | Consider donating to
Flasklounge.com

NOVEMBER 12

“Flex Ave” | Virtual performance in partnership with Portland Ovations and Indigo Arts Alliance | Featuring group choreography and solo improv set to a mix of reggae, hip-hop and pop | 7pm | Pay what you can | call  842-0800 or visit portlandovations.org/event/flex-ave-virtual-performance/

FILM

NOVEMBER 6

“Fire Will Come” | A film by Oliver Laxe | Support The Apohadion Theater and SPACE | Through Nov. 27 | theapohadiontheater.com/

NOVEMBER 7

Virtual Maine Jewish Film Festival | Nov. 7-22 | Browse films and order tickets at 2020mjff.eventive.org/welcome

Moonlight Cinema | “Best in Show,” dog-friendly showing | Thompson’s Point | 5:30-8:30pm | $70 per fire pit, max 6 people | CDC guidelines followed | bit.ly/3jFvSH5

NOVEMBER 12

“Lost Boundaries” 1949 film, visit mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml (Image courtesy UMA)

“Lost Boundaries,” 1949, Representing Race in Mid-Century Maine Film | Discussion follows with USM Professor Dr. Ardis Cameron | 7-9pm | Free | Info and registration at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

“The Tallest Man on Earth” – The Little Red Barn Show | Concert documentary premier and live Q&A | 9pm | On-demand access til Nov. 21 | State Theatre | statetheatreportland.com/events/the-tallest-man-on-earth/

Moonlight Cinema | “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” | Thompson’s Point | 5:30-8:30pm | $70 per fire pit, max 6 people | CDC guidelines followed |
bit.ly/3jFvSH5

NOVEMBER 13

“Francisca” | A film by Manoel de Oliveira based on a novel by Agustina Bessa  | Support The Apohadion Theater and SPACE | Through Nov. 27 | theapohadiontheater.com/

ONGOING

Virtual Maine Jewish Film Festival | Nov. 7-22 | Browse films and order tickets at 2020mjff.eventive.org/welcome

“Nationtime” | 1972 National Black Political Convention | Virtual screening to support The Apohadion Theater and SPACE | Through Nov. 6 | theapohadiontheater.com/facebook-event/nationtime/

“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier, Brunswick | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

“Epicentro” | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier, Brunswick | 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

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

NOVEMBER 18

Makers (in their studios): Scott Nash | “Divergent Thinking” about design, illustration, writing, more | 7-8pm | Free for members / $8 nonmembers | info at mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

ONGOING

OUT Maine Emerging Leaders | Online LGBTQ+ group for young adults, 18-22 | Free | Every other Monday 2:30-3:30pm | Registration: bit.ly/3hRxlJw

OUT Maine Youth Programs | Online LGBTQ+ groups and programs for ages 11-22 | Free | Info at outmaine.org/programs/youth-programs

Trivia Night at Stars and Stripes Brewing | every Thursday 6pm | 8 Varney Rd, Freeport | Socially distanced tables | 317-1115 | StarsStripesBrewing.com

LITERARY ARTS

NOVEMBER 7

“Our Town,” a live reading via Zoom with a cast of local actors followed by Q&A | Hosted by Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth | 2pm | For info and to register: thomasmemoriallibrary.org/live-tml/

NOVEMBER 10

As Much Truth As We Can Bear: James Baldwin and Our America with Eddie S. Glaude Jr. | Free for Mechanics Hall members | Info and Zoom registration at mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

Virtual Book Launch: “Aliens, Drywall, and a Unicycle” | Kevin St. Jarre in conversation with Bill Roorbach | 6pm | Longfellow Books | More information and registration link at bit.ly/3kL2GzH

NOVEMBER 11

Maine at 200 Series: James E. Francis, Sr (Penobscot) speaks on Pandemics in Wabanaki Communities | Free | for more info: mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

NOVEMBER 12

“Wine Maniacs 2020” with Layne Witherell, a look at 30 years in the wine business | 7-8pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore, and part of the PPL Literary Lunch Series | for more info and Zoom link: printbookstore.com/event

NOVEMBER 13

Leaf of Voices Part V: Honoring Youth Poets | Reading and discussion of “A New Land,” from The Telling Room | Portland Public Library, held via Zoom | 8:30pm | Info and link at portlandlibrary.com/programs-events/

NOVEMBER 14

“Chowder Rules! The True Story of an EPIC Food Fight” | Book reading and talk with Anna Crowley Redding and Vita Lane | 11am-12pm | Free | Info and registration at mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

Start Where You’re Standing | A talk on creating & developing your writer’s platform with Tanya Whiton | MWPA | 3:30-5pm | Free for members / $5 nonmembers | Register: bit.ly/3efZiKU

NOVEMBER 18

Literary Lunch: Meredith Hall talks about “Beneficence” with Simon Van Booy | Portland Public Library, held via Zoom | 12-1pm | portlandlibrary.com/programs-events/

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.

Free Ebooks for Students | Commemorate the end of World War II | Free military history downloads | also African-American and Latino history downloads | ebooksforstudents.org/.

MUSEUMS

ONGOING

Maine Jewish Museum Pop-Up | 67 Washington Ave., Portland | Tues-Fri 11-4 | Sat. 11-5 | Closed Sun-Mon | Masks required | New exhibit: Elizabeth Greenberg, Kerry Michaels and Trice Stratmann | through Nov. 21

MUSIC

NOVEMBER 5

Greg Klein & Nick Scala | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

NOVEMBER 6

Darlin’ Corey | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7:30pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

Castlebay album release with Samhain concert | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

240 Strings presents Solo Livestream with Wayne Smith | 7-8pm | 240 Strings provides free classical music education to youths | Donations appreciated | visit 240strings.org/events

NOVEMBER 7

Patty Griffin Streaming Live from The Continental Club, Austin TX | 7pm | $25, partial proceeds benefit independent venues in the US | Ticket bundles and show info: statetheatreportland.com/events

Michael Beling Ensemble | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 6pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

Country Roads | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

NOVEMBER 12

Cricket Blue | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 6pm | facebook.com/
portcityblue

‘Songs My Mother Taught Me’ | Palaver Strings livestream concert from The Waldo in Waldoboro | 7pm | opera arias to jazz to indie rock | $30 suggested, $15 min. | For more info and to register, visit palaverstrings.org/events

NOVEMBER 13

MissFits, An All Ghoul Misfits Tribute | Free Livestream | 8pm | More info at
statetheatreportland.com/events

Tom Mitchell | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $12 advance / $15 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

Jimmy Dority | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/
portcityblue

NOVEMBER 14

Kurt Thiele | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 6pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

ONGOING

Recomposed: The Four Seasons | Portland Symphony Orchestra | Available to stream through Nov. 4 | Pay-what-you-can options | info and tickets: bit.ly/33zWl2R

Noel Paul Stookey | Portland Symphony Orchestra | Available to stream Oct. 18-Nov. 16 | Pay-what-you-can options | info and tickets: portlandsymphony.org/event/noel-paul-stookey/

Live Bands Every Sunday | Through Dec., 12-2pm | Stars and Stripes Brewing, Veteran-owned | 8 Varney Rd, Freeport | 317-1115 | StarsStripesBrewing.com

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

SPACE House Shows | weekly live stream series on Instagram | Tuesdays 8pm | facebook.com/SPACE538/ for information and Instagram links.

PEACE OF MIND

NOVEMBER 7

Drive-through Bean Supper | Pre-order required | $20 for family meal | Prides Corner Church, 235 Pride St, Westbrook | 4:30-5:30pm | Call to reserve: 415-9260

NOVEMBER 13

Curbside Souper Supper at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth | Free, 2nd and 4th Fridays | Masks and social distancing

NOVEMBER 14

Drive-through Chicken Pie Supper | Pre-order required | $12 individual meal | Prides Corner Church, 235 Pride St, Westbrook | 4pm | Limited meals available | Call to reserve: 899-5727

ONGOING

Yoga for Sustainable Activism | SeaChange Yoga | wellbeing for organizers and activists | Mondays 6-7pm | Donations accepted | via Zoom | seachangeyoga.org/lovewarriors

Queer Yoga with SeaChange Yoga | Online trauma-informed classes | Th 6-7pm | $15 suggested donation | seachangeyoga.org/queeryoga

Community Meal | Free boxed meals for take-out | 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.

Curbside Souper Supper at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth | Free, 2nd and 4th Fridays | Masks and social distancing

Recovery Yoga | SeaChange Yoga | for people in recovery from substance use disorder | Tues/Thurs 1:30-2:20pm | Free | seachangeyoga.org/recovery-yoga

LL Bean Free Sunset Yoga Classes | Freeport | for schedules and to register, bit.ly/35oEaQ2

Gentle Chair Yoga with AARP Maine | SeaChange Yoga | Fridays 8:30-9:15am | $15 suggested donation | through Dec. 18 | info at seachangeyoga.org/aarp-chair-yoga

THEATER

NOVEMBER 5

“RBG, One Step at a Time” | Jackie Olivieri as Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Thurs 7pm, Fri/Sat 7:30pm | Pay what you can | The Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | masks required | For more info visit thefootlightstheatre.com | Through Nov. 21

NOVEMBER 7

“Our Town” A Live Reading | Hosted by Thomas Memorial Library | 2pm, via Zoom | Talented cast from local theaters | Q&A with cast and director will follow | Info and registration, bit.ly/3jnq1WH

NOVEMBER 13

“Measure For Measure” | Plays of Futures Passed Series, Theater at Monmouth | Through Nov. 19 | $25 / student $20 | 48-Hour Rental | Info and link at
theateratmonmouth.org/plays/plays-of-futures-passed/

ONGOING

Talley’s Folly | Portland Stage | 25A Forest Ave | In person single tickets starting at $35 | Masks must be worn at all times | Digital on-Demand, $25 | Info and tickets at portlandstage.org/show/talleys-folly/ Through Nov. 15

VISUAL ARTS

Art in The Park installations | Congress Sq. Park | November features Chris Miller’s “Martha!”- seven 3’x5’ nylon flags with perforations suspended on a halyard between light posts.

Faculty Photography | Showcasing the photography of local faculty | through Dec. 12 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required

NOVEMBER 5

Tom Paiement Solo Exhibition | Featuring Brown Lethem in the Side Gallery | Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | through Nov. 28

ONGOING

“STEAM” curated by Wes LaFountain | “STEM + Arts” | through Dec. 31 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required.

Art in The Park installations | Congress Sq. Park | new installations monthly through November | October installation, Irina Skornyakova’s Unearthed Metadata

Casco Bay Artisans, 68 Commercial St, Building A, Portland | 11am-6pm | Jean Wiecha: “Perception of Form” | Diane Dahlke: “Farm to Canvas, Endless Harvest” | Robin Swennes: For the Love of the Blues | Through Nov. 30 | cascobayartisans.com

“Missing Maine Landscapes” | Work by 17 UMVA artists | Virtual showing | umvagallery.wixsite.com/exhibits | Union of Maine Visual Artists | 516 Congress St, Portland | info: umvagallery@gmail.com

Timothy Wilson and George Lloyd previews | through Nov. 7 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required

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.

Tom Paiement Solo Exhibition | Featuring Brown Lethem in the Side Gallery | Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | through Nov. 28

“Flight” curated by Lissa Hunter | through Dec. 5 | Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com | Face masks required