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BENEFITS

MSMT’s Amazing Technicolor Yard Sale seeks donations for its April 30 Revival Fund Fundraiser | For specifics, visit msmt.org/yard-sale/

APRIL 21

Aveda Institute’s “Trashion Show” | Annual fashion show of styles made from recyclable materials | All proceeds benefit Natural Resources Council of Maine | 2pm | $5 at door | 43 Bridge St, Augusta | bit.ly/3ughjlW

APRIL 22

Wild & Scenic Film Festival “Where Activism Gets Inspired” | To benefit Maine Citizens Climate Lobby Activism | Virtual viewing thru April 29, $15-$25 | In-person at Railroad Sq. Cinema in Waterville, 7pm | Tickets: bit.ly/3uYfwkB

COMEDY

APRIL 20

Cabin Fever Comedy Night | Outdoor comedy show | 8:30pm | $20 | Brick South Beer Garden, Thompsons Point | thompsonspoint.com/calendar/cabin-fever-
comedy-night-4

APRIL 23

Ron Placone | 7:30pm | $15 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

DANCE

APRIL 29-30

“Firebird” | Classic Russian folktale set to Stravinsky | April 29-30 | $12-$39 | Portland Ballet | Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater, Westbrook | portlandballet.org/firebird

LaneCoArts: “The Sky’s Floor” | Site-specific performance choreographed by Lane Gifford and company members | 6-7pm | Free | Cove Street Arts, 71 Cove St | covestreetarts.com/events-1/theskysfloor1

FILM

APRIL 14

“Ruth Stone’s Vast Library of the Female Mind” | 7pm, followed by live talk with director and poets | Free with RSVP | SPACE, 538 Congress, Portland | More info at space538.org/events/

Passover Film Festival | Streaming thru April 24 | Presented by JCA and MJFF in partnership with Meyerson JCC Manhattan | $5/film, $18 festival pass | mainejewish.org/inspire_events/virtual-passover-film-festival/

APRIL 17

“Back to Good Times” | Comedy Videos, Theater Sneak Preview | $10 | April 17 and 24 | Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress, Portland | More info, tickets at goodtheater.com/shows.html

APRIL 22

“We’re All Going To The World’s Fair” | 7pm | $7-$9 | SPACE, 538 Congress, Portland | More info at space538.org/events/

Earth Day Film Festival with MOFF | 21+ show | 7:30pm | $10/virtual | $20-$25 In-person, outdoors at Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | Tickets and more info at bit.ly/3j8huJH

APRIL 26

Holocaust Remembrance film screenings | “Gerda’s Silence” and “Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz” | Online thru April 28 | Visit Maine Jewish Film Festival for more info: mjff.org/2022-mjff-films-programs/

Frederick Law Olmstead: Designing America | Movie Night Documentary at Congress Square Park | 7:30-8:30pm | Rain date May 1 | bit.ly/3JaCtWR

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Totally Trades! Conferences for Girls | Virtual sessions introducing girls, grades 8-12, to high-wage high-demand nontraditional careers | New Ventures Maine | Online, on-demand, no charge, thru May 31 | totallytradesmaine.org/

APRIL 13

Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History | Northern Threads Series | Talk with Richard Thompson Ford | 7-8pm | Maine Historical Society online event | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

APRIL 14

Distinguished Lecture Series: James Richter | 7pm | The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine | Learn more and register at hhrcmaine.org/events

Maeve McGowan of Ag Allies gives a talk on grassland birds at Skyline Farm.

“How to Help Bobolinks and other Grassland Birds Thrive” | With Maeve McGowan, hosted by Walnut Hill Garden Club | 6:30pm | Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | skylinefarm.org/

APRIL 15

Stream Smart Phase I Webinar | 8:30am-12:30pm online | Free | Register at maineaudubon.org/news/events/stream-smart-workshop/

APRIL 20

Technology Tutoring | One-on-one tutoring for all levels, 30 minutes of free computer assistance | 2:30-4pm | Advance registration, call 871-1700 x725 | More info: Portland Public Library, bit.ly/3JcwUHm

APRIL 21

Screening Publics: Curating & Researching Media Art | Gregory Zinman | 1-2pm | Maine Media Workshops + College | Online event | mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

Dawnland Signals | A program highlighting indigenous topics, featuring Maria Girouard and Esther Anne | 4pm | Live stream at weru.org | Visit Wabanaki Reach at mainewabanakireach.org/

APRIL 22

En-ROADS Climate Workshop | South Portland Land Trust | 7:30-9pm | Free Zoom event | Register for link, bit.ly/38ynPMq

APRIL 24

Trout Brook Walk & Education Session | South Portland Land Trust | 1-2pm | Trout Brook Nature Preserve, Providence Ave, South Portland | Free,  but registration required at
bit.ly/3NT8K8f

APRIL 25

Justice For Women Lecture – UMaine Law School | Winnie Byanyima, UNAIDS Executive Director | 12-1pm via Zoom | Info at unamaine.org/calendar-and-events

APRIL 26

The Secret Lives of White-tailed Deer | Maine Wildlife Series with Ed Robinson | 6:30pm via Zoom | Thomas Memorial Library | More info at bit.ly/3v6wNrY

Virtual Tour of Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery | 7-8pm | Maine Audubon | Free | bit.ly/3NSSBzS

APRIL 27

Portland’s Rooftop Nesting Herring Gulls | Sustainability Series Lecture | 5:30-7pm Zoom event | Portland Public Library | bit.ly/3LOsiZD

ONGOING

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Portland Chapter | First Saturday of every month | 9-10:30am | Free | email to receive link: [email protected] | To learn more, visit citizensclimatelobbymaine.weebly.com/ | 415-6556

Veterans Membership Drive | American Legion Munjoy Hill Post 161, 42 Atlantic St, Portland | Have a beverage and check out our Post | Saturdays 10am-4pm | For more info, call 772-9314

Technology Tutoring | One-on-one tutoring for all levels, 30 minutes of free computer assistance | Wednesdays 2:30-4pm | Advance registration, call 871-1700 x725 | More info: Portland Public Library, portlandlibrary.com/events

Tuition-Free Online Classes offered by New Ventures Maine in partnership with Empowered by GoDaddy | Online, On-Demand, no charge | newventuresmaine.org/

HEALTH/SUPPORT

Qigong Foundations | Beginners and drop-ins welcome | $15/class | Weds 9am, April 6-May 11 | Maine Center for Taijiquan and Qigong, 500 Forest Ave (rear) | mainetaiji.com/

APRIL 14

Center for Grieving Children Volunteer Info Session | Virtual overview of the center and its volunteer opportunities | 12-1pm | For more info and link, email [email protected]

APRIL 20

A Buddhist Response to the Cry of the Earth | Earth Week evening of guided meditation, a talk, discussion | 6:45-8pm via Zoom | All are welcome | Nagaloka Buddhist Center, Portland | Find more info and link at nagalokabuddhistcenter.org/

APRIL 27

Honoring Yom HaShoah | One-hour commemoration of victims of the Holocaust | Your stories welcome | 6pm | The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine | Learn more and register at hhrcmaine.org

ONGOING

Healthy Living for ME | Free health programs offered online or in person for adults with chronic health conditions | For more info visit healthylivingforme.org/Programs

The Opportunity Alliance Senior Volunteers Program seeks senior companion volunteers over the age of 55 to help in Cumberland and York counties | Qualifying volunteers receive a stipend | More information at opportunityalliance.org/senior-companion-program

OUTMaine Youth Programs for LGBTQ+ youth | Weekly programs, retreats, leadership, support | Free | outmaine.org/

Remote Support Groups, Mon-Thurs, hosted by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) | For info and schedules visit namimaine.org/supportgroups

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

Virtual Breastfeeding Support Group | Weekly support group as well as mom-to-mom support on an ongoing basis | Fridays 10am | Free to Maine residents | Private facebook group with Doula/Lactation consultant, bit.ly/3wgsycS

LITERARY ARTS

APRIL 13

“Dreams Bigger than Heartbreak” | Charlie Jane Anders and Mike Jung | 8-9pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | bit.ly/3jgExln

APRIL 14

“Up For Grabs!” Timber Pirates, Lumber Barons, and the Battles Over Maine’s Public Lands | Presentation, book signing with Thomas Urquhart | 6-8pm | Free | Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | bit.ly/3K1XR1C

Poetry Across: Maya Williams & Brooke Bolduc | 61:30-7:30pm | Portland Public Library Zoom event | bit.ly/3qAShM1

APRIL 15

“In the Shape of a Woman” | Lily Greenberg and Samantha Deflitch | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | Visit bit.ly/3IVP006

APRIL 19

Page to Stage: “Sabina” | Bookclub-style discussion with Portland Stage | 6-7pm | Portland Public Library Zoom event | bit.ly/3NiOo8a

APRIL 20

Everything Comes Next – And How Does Poetry Help Us? | With Naomi Shihab Nye | Live, virtual program in partnership with Mercy by the Sea | $35 | 7-8:30pm | The Poets Corner | More information at bit.ly/3IQtDNP

“Bomb Shelter” | Mary Laura Philpott and Kimberly Williams-Paisley | 8-9pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | Visit bit.ly/3iT9XOA

Literary Lunch: Gretchen Legler and Severine von Tscharner Fleming talk about “Woodsqueer” and “The Greenhorns” | 12-1pm | Portland Public Library Zoom event | bit.ly/3uYIErT

APRIL 21

“Paradise Falls” | Keith O’Brien and Kathryn Miles | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | bit.ly/3x7itlz

APRIL 26

Book Talk with Alan Taylor “American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783-1850” | 7-8pm | Free | Maine Historical Society online event | mainehistory.org/programs_events.shtml

APRIL 27

“Osmo Unknown and the Eightpenny Woods” | Catherynne Valente talks with Ursula Vernon | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | bit.ly/35NXzMU

“Lucky Turtle” | Bill Roorbach speaks with Richard Russo | 6-7pm | Spotlight Lecture by Print: A Bookstore and PPL | Bunker Brewing Company, 17 Westfield St D, Portland | More info at bit.ly/3jhnKyS

ONGOING

Guerilla Poetry Whoop | Thomas Memorial Library: Poets and poetry enthusiasts group meeting every second Thurs of the month | 6:30pm via Zoom | More info and registration at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/poetry-at-tml/

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

“Northern Threads” – Two Centuries of Dress at Maine Historical Society | Thru July 30 | Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress | Timed admission | Members free, public $10 | 207-774-1822 | mainehistory.org

Maine Historical Society | 489 Congress | Timed admission | Members free, public $10 | 207-774-1822 | mainehistory.org

Maine Jewish Museum | 267 Congress | “Women from the Bible in Contemporary Book Arts” & “Shalom House 50th Anniversary Exhibition”| Thru April 28 | mainejewishmuseum.org/

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum | 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | skylinefarm.org

MUSIC

Chocolate Church Arts Center | 804 Washington St, Bath | For performance schedule, visit chocolatechurcharts.org/

One Longfellow Square | 181 State St, Portland | For schedules and info, visit onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Portland House of Music | 25 Temple St, Portland | for schedule of shows, visit portlandhouseofmusic.com

Portland Symphony Orchestra | For concert, venue and ticket information visit portlandsymphony.org

State Theatre | 609 Congress | For up-to-date concert information, visit statetheatreportland.com/

APRIL 13

USM Student Jazz Combo Night | $5-$10 | 7pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Irish Night at Blue | 7-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 14

Gem City Showcase – Genius Black | 8pm | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

Probably Whiskey, Cumberland Crossing | 5-11:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 15

Denny Breau | Acoustic Folk/Blues/Jazz | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

Sam Fermin with Lampland | 8pm | $20-$25 | Mask/Vax | SPACE, 538 Congress, Portland | space538.org/events/

The Library Band, Jazzputin & the Jug Skunks, el malo, YEAHMAN | 6-11:45pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Lazy Magnet (PVD), Dark Cloud (PVD), Clay Camero, Greef | 8pm | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

APRIL 16

The Don Campbell Band | A night of original music | $20-$25 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

FonFon Ru album release | 8pm | SPACE, 538 Congress, Portland | More info at space538.org/events/

Yellow House Blues Band | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport |
cadenzafreeport.com

Tracy McMullen, Taylor O’Donnell, Forest City Swing | 6-11:59pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Agua Viva, Just Milk, Kev Coast | 8pm | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

APRIL 19

Eric Bettencourt, Will Mallett, and Pat Byrne | $15-$20 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Hunter Lefebvre, Jazz Sesh | 7-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 20

Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche | $25-$30 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

APRIL 21

Portland Jazz Orchestra | $7-$10 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

D. Gross, The Mill Burners | 7-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

Margaret Bruziak Hopkins & Bożena Bruziak O’Brien Violinists | Noonday Concert Series | 12:15pm | Free | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St, Portland | bit.ly/3LQhYjX

APRIL 22

Samuel James, Drive by Todd | 8-11:45pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

The Strangely Possibles | Funky psychedelic rock-folk | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | cadenzafreeport.com

McCoy Mrubata Quartet with Gary Wittner | Dimensions in Jazz | 8pm | $5-$25 | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St, Portland | bit.ly/3jeFWcq

Firefly the Hybrid | Performance rooted in acestral Wabanaki music | April 22 & 23 | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St, Portland | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/655208/

APRIL 23

Parsonsfield | $20-$25 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Javier Rosario Trio, Eric Klaxton, Zak King Quartet | 6-11:59pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Jud Caswell | Folk | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport |
cadenzafreeport.com

Heather Petrie, contralto accompanied by David Watts | 7pm | $20, $10/students | Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main St, Freeport | bit.ly/3JeZbNy

Mantra Sounds, Yung Abner, bb-808, & Ryloclip | EDM Dance Party / 21+ | 8pm | $10 | Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St, Portland

The Lost Tribe of Modern Folk | 5:30pm | Fore River Brewing, 45 Huntress Ave, S. Ptld | foreriverbrewing.com/music-food-events

APRIL 24

Onward | Folk, rock, blues | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  |
cadenzafreeport.com

The Jon Irabagon Quartet | Portland Conservatory of Music’s Dimensions in Jazz | 8pm | $5-$25 | SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St | bit.ly/3O4yLBR

Portland Rossini Club Public Concert | 3pm | $15/$10 seniors, students free | Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State | rossiniclub.org/event-calendar/

APRIL 26

Friendship, Kafari, Dead Gowns | 8pm | $10-$12 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

Bess Jacques & The Strays, Jazz Sesh | 7-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Wood River | Jazz | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  |
cadenzafreeport.com

THEATER

“I and You” | $20+, On Demand $25 | Thru April 17 | Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave | Info, tickets at portlandstage.org

“Desperate Measures” | Maine premiere thru April 24 | $32+ | Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress, Portland | Info, tickets: goodtheater.com/shows.html

“Reefer Madness the Musical” | Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm thru April 17 | $22 | The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Rd, South Portland | portlandplayers.org/events

“Disaster!” | Musical comedy running thru April 17 | $17-$20 | L/A Community Little Theatre, 30 Academy St, Auburn | More info at laclt.com/

“On a First Name Basis” by Norm Foster | Thru April 16 | $20 | Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | thefootlightstheatre.com/

APRIL 15

“Clue” | Madcap murder mystery adaptation by the USM Department of Theatre | Thru April 24 | $8-$16 | Russell Hall, USM, 37 College Ave, Gorham | usm.maine.edu/theatre/2021-2022-usm-theatre-season

Sandglass Theater’s “When I Put On Your Glove” | April 15-16 | Puppetry, dance & spoken narrative piece | Ages 14+ | 7:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/653078/

“Dragons Love Tacos” | Thru May 15 | Ages 3-10 | Fri, Sat, Sun 11am | $15 | Maddy’s Theatre at Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 250 Thompson’s Point Road | kitetails.org/dragons-love-tacos

APRIL 27

“Requiem for an Electric Chair” | Solo multimedia performance by Toto Kisaku | $17-$29 | Portland Ovations | Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater, Westbrook | bit.ly/3x6cDkb

VISUAL ARTS

“North of Nowhere, West of the Moon” – Myth, Fiction, and Fantasy in Maps | Thru May 30 | Osher Map Library, USM, 314 Forest Ave, Portland | Free, open to the public by timed admission | oshermaps.org/news

Spots of Light – To Be a Woman in the Holocaust | Traveling exhibit from Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center | Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm thru April 29 | JCA, 1342 Congress St | bit.ly/3u9iemG

APRIL 15

Down North Artist Talk: Peter Soriano on “Ilulissat” | 5-6pm | Free with registration | Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq | bit.ly/36KP9q7

ONGOING

Alice Gauvin Gallery | 43 York St, Portland | alicegauvingallery.com/

Chocolate Church Arts Center | 804 Washington St, Bath | chocolatechurcharts.org/

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | “Dance Me to the End” thru April 9 | “Faculty Photography II,” thru April 16 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | covestreetarts.com

Elizabeth Moss Galleries | 100 Fore St, Portland | New work by Charlie Hewitt thru Feb. 28 | elizabethmossgalleries.com/

Grant Wahlquist Gallery | 30 City Center | W-Sat 11-6 | grantwahlquist.com/

Greenhut Galleries | 146 Middle St, Portland | 772-2693 | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | Visit greenhutgalleries.com/

Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St | Vision for our Future; Echoes of our Past: Dianne Smith, Nyugen E. Smith, Carl Joe Williams exhibition thru May 6 | bit.ly/3i5iWuX

Maine Jewish Museum Gallery | Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St | Updates at facebook.com/MaineJewishMuseum

“MMPA Antidote” | Maine Museum of Photographic Arts virtual newsletter featuring Maine art and artists | Updated regularly with photographs, interviews, reviews, Q&As | Visit mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org

Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps St. | “Works on Paper” – annual exhibition of work created on raw product paper | Thru April 29 | 10am-3pm Fri, Sat, Sun | richardboydartgallery.com

Union of Maine Visual Artists Gallery | Annual exhibit showcasing artwork by members of The Union of Maine Visual Arts | Portland Media Center Building, 516 Congress St. | Exhibits and more info at theumva.org/

UNE Art Gallery | 716 Stevens Ave, Portland | “Sensing Place” thru June 12 | bit.ly/3sxzAch