Sandglass Theatre
Sandglass Theater’s “When I Put On Your Glove” is a puppetry, dance & spoken narrative piece exploring questions of belonging, childhood, fear of loss, death, and the complicated nature of navigating artistic legacy. Performances April 15 and 16 at Mayo Street Arts. See Theater listings for link to more info. (Photo courtesy Mayo Street Arts)
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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 6

Show & Tell: A Literary Spectacular | Annual celebration of storytelling to benefit The Telling Room’s writing and publishing programs | $35, virtual event | 7:45-9:15pm | tellingroom.org/events

APRIL 8

Spring is in the A.I.R. | Fundraising concert for Indigo Arts Alliance’s Artists-in-Residence | 6:30pm | $100 all-inclusive ticket | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | More info at indigoartsalliance.me/event-schedule/

APRIL 9

Concert for Ukraine | A benefit for Partners for World Health | 8pm | $15-20 | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | More info at bit.ly/3NfrYoi

COMEDY

APRIL 6

Cabin Fever Comedy Night | Outdoor comedy show | 8:30pm | $20 | Brick South Beer Garden, Thompsons Point | bit.ly/3NjWIED

APRIL 20

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

“Beauty and the Beast” | Through April 10 | $21-$27 | Maine State Ballet, Lopez Theater, 348 US Route One, Falmouth | Schedule and more info at mainestateballet.org/beauty-and-the-beast

APRIL 7

Step Afrika! | Raise the Barre Series, with Indigo Arts Alliance and Portland Ovations | 7pm | $25+ | Pre-performance conversation at 6pm | Merrill Auditorium | More info at indigoartsalliance.me/event-schedule/

APRIL 8

Khmer New Year: Celebrating through Music and Dance | 7-9pm | Khmer Maine and the Angkor Dance Troupe | $15-$22; $10 youth | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St, Portland | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/651342/

FESTS/MARKETS

APRIL 9

Beers With(out) Beards | Craft beer festival hosted by Hop Culture celebrating Women in Beer | Brick South, Thompson’s Point, Portland | bit.ly/3qAQhTT

ONGOING

Portland Winter Farmers’ Market | Saturdays 9am-1pm | Stevens Sq. Community Center Gym, 631 Stevens Ave | portlandmainefarmersmarket.org

Brunswick Winter Market | Saturdays 9am-12:30pm | Fort Andross Mill Complex, 14 Maine St, Brunswick | brunswickwintermarket.net/

FILM

APRIL 8

“Cow” | 7pm | $7-$9 | SPACE, 538 Congress| Info at space538.org/events/

APRIL 9

Screening of “Show & Tell: A Literary Spectacular” | $7-$9 in-person | April 9 & 10 | 2-3:30pm | Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress St | More info at portlandmuseum.org/todo

APRIL 10

Yary Livan: Khmer Traditional Ceramic Artist | Documentary and artist Q&A | 7:15pm | Hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance and Khmer Maine | Halo at the Point, 20 Van Aken Way, Portland | bit.ly/37lsJvK

APRIL 11

“Belfast” | Monday Movie Matinee | 1:30-3:30pm | Scarborough Public Library, 48 Gorham Road | Seating limited | Registration info at scarboroughlibrary.org/adults/events/series/monday-movie

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

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Managing Money, Building Careers, and Starting Businesses | Tuition-Free Online Classes for April offered by New Ventures Maine in partnership with Empowered by GoDaddy | Online, On-Demand, no charge | newventuresmaine.org/

APRIL 9

Southern Maine Community College in-person Open House | 9am-Noon | SMCC, 2 Fort Road, South Portland | More information and pre-registration at startsmart.smccme.edu/open-house-spring-2022/

APRIL 10

“Yellowstone from the Box Seat” | Greg Cuffey talks about Yellowstone Park’s first 44 years | 2-3pm | Free, donations welcomed | Skyline Farm, 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | More info at skylinefarm.org

APRIL 11

Disinformation Nation: Detecting Propaganda, Defeating Emotional Manipulation | 6:30-8pm via Zoom | Thomas Memorial Library | More info at bit.ly/3KQK4uP

APRIL 12

Portland Trails’ Annual Meeting | 6-7pm via Zoom | trails.org/calendar/portland-
trails-annual-meeting/

Birding Basics: All About Migration | 6:30-7:30pm online | Free | maineaudubon.org/news/events/birding-basics-count-341/

Seize the Night! | Gabe Biderman from B&H talks about night photography | 1-2pm | Maine Media Workshops + College | Online event | mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

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/

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

HEALTH/SUPPORT

APRIL 6

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/

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 6

“You’re Loved” | Liz Climo and Samara Cole Doyon | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | bit.ly/3iGQCjq

Photo Book Fever | Tim Whelan & Cig Harvey: Two photo nerds obsess over photography books | 1-2pm | Maine Media Workshops + College | Online event | mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

APRIL 7

Poetry Across: Maya Williams & Brooke Bolduc | 6:30-7:30pm | Portland Public Library Zoom event | bit.ly/3qAShM1

APRIL 8

A Night of Live Storytelling from students at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA&D | 6pm | Free | PMA, 7 Congress St | portlandmuseum.org/eventscalendar/salt-storytelling

APRIL 9

T.S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets” | A recital from memory by John Farrell | 7:30-9pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 20 Mayo St, Portland |. tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/651406/

APRIL 10

“The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology and Geopolitics” | An evening with Thomas L. Friedman | 9pm | JCA zoom event: bit.ly/3JHkmsB

Ecopoetry – Voices For the Future | 4-5:30pm | The Poets Corner | More information at bit.ly/3J3DGze

APRIL 12

“The World According to Color” | James Fox and Kate Russo | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | Visit bit.ly/3ICcqHD

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

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 6

John Craigie w/The Lowest Pair  | Part 1; Part 2 April 7 | $20-$25 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows

Irish Night at Blue | 7:30-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 7

Miriam Schwanauer, Piano and Stella Faux, Violin  | Noonday Concert Series | 12:15pm | Free | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | bit.ly/3IKhs4N

The Eileen Rose Show | Country & Rock covers | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

Father Figuer, Gaud, Matriarch | 7:30pm | $5-$10 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

Seth Warner, Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble, Showmen’s Rest | 5-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 8

Soundcheck: Paul Sullivan | Jazz and more pianist | 7:30pm | Free Facebook livestream or $10 in-person at Camden Opera House | camdenoperahouse.com

Brentano String Quartet | Portland Chamber Music Festival | 7:30pm followed by artist Q&A | $25-$75 | Hannaford Hall, USM Portland Campus | pcmf.org/2022-4-8

Clifford Cameron Concert Series | Jazz | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

Goiter, Molkromatic, Nart Boys, DJ Zydrate, DJ Soft Jaws | 8pm | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St | theapohadiontheater.com

David Karl Roberts, luna.c+löfgren, David Yearwood & Friends | 6-11:59pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 9

R.A.P. Ferreira & Friends | “There and Back Again Tour with Sha Ray and Pink Navel | 8pm | $15-$20 | SPACE, 538 Congress| Info at space538.org/events/

Heather Pierson Trio | Multi-Genre Singer/Songwriter | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | cadenzafreeport.com

Colby Nathan Homecoming Show | 7:30pm | $5-$10 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St, Portland | theapohadiontheater.com

Carl Dimow Quartet, Nihco Gallo, Comrade Question | 6-11:45pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 10

Jill Solube w/Emma Ivy | Part 1; Part 2 April 7 | $15-$20 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows

J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion | PSO with ChoralArt Singers | 2:30pm | $21+ | Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland | choralart.org/Events/bach-stmatthewpassion/

Les Filles De Illighadad | “There and Back Again Tour with Sha Ray and Pink Navel | 8pm | $15-$18 | SPACE, 538 Congress| Info at space538.org/events/

Casco Bay Tummlers, Jenny Van West & Special Guests | 5-9pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

APRIL 12

Alash Ensemble | Part 1; Part 2 April 7 | $20-$25 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows

J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion | PSO with ChoralArt Singers | 7:30pm | $21+ | Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland | choralart.org/Events/bach-stmatthewpassion/

Jazz Sesh | 9-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.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/

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/

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/

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

APRIL 7

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

APRIL 8

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

APRIL 10

Tophat Production’s “Jesus Christ Superstar” | David Worobec’s operatic miniature stage production | 5:15pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 20 Mayo St, Portland | Info at
tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/653071/

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

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

APRIL 8

“Tell it Slant – Our Military Love Affair” Natasha Mayers | Zero Station Gallery Opening Reception | 5-7pm | 222 Anderson St, Portland | zerostation.com

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