Daniel Minter’s "States of …" at Greenhut Gallery, 146 Middle St., Portland, through Aug. 8. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Join Minter for an artist talk on Facebook Live, Friday, July 30, at 7 p.m. If you miss the live event, you can see it on Facebook, Youtube and Greenhutgalleries.com.
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BENEFITS

JULY 30

Lucius live-streamed shows to promote local engagement and fundraising for small businesses facing financial hardship | State Theater | $15 | events at statetheatreportland.com

AUGUST 2

Live concert by Turd Pollock to benefit Maine lobstermen | 1-3 pm | Chebeague Island | drop anchor on the southeast side at float | Livestream on Facebook at Protect Maine’s Fishing Heritage | donate on Facebook or at PMFHF: protectmaine.com | All donations will go to lobstering families

AUGUST 5

“Taking Flight,” | Benefit art show for Avian Haven | 5:30 pm opening reception | Free | Arta Custom Framing | 223 US Rte 1 | Falmouth | in-person or online | show runs through Aug. 31 | more info under events at artacustomframing.com

DANCE

AUGUST 4

Droplet Dance: Mother Ocean Live Stream | Schoodic Arts Festival | 7 pm | facebook.com/SchoodicArtsforAll/

Through SEPTEMBER 10

West African Dance Class, Guinea Style | Edward Payson Park | 700 Baxter Blvd | Portland | 9 a.m. | If rain, class will be online | Wear mask | Sliding Scale | more info and registration at embodytherhythm.com/

FILM

JULY 30 – AUGUST 9

Maine Outdoor Film Festival at Thompson’s Point (through Aug. 2) and Eastern Prom (Aug. 6-8) | Live screenings sold out, virtual screening pass available at maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com

ONGOING

“The Rest I Make Up,” about Maria Irene Fornes, Cuban-American dramatist | part of The Virtual Cinema Series programmed by Frontier, Brunswick | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier | 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

“Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things” Documentary, part of The Virtual Cinema Series programmed by Frontier, Brunswick | $9 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

“John Lewis: Good Trouble” | part of The Virtual Cinema Series programmed by Frontier, Brunswick | $12 | Portion of proceeds will benefit Frontier | go to explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema for information and links to this and other films.

FORUM

AUGUST 4

“Re-inventing the Adult Mental Health System,” Portland area Community Forum via Zoom | 4-6 pm | Free | Information collected will be compiled and shared with the Maine Department of Health & Human Services | For info and link, visit the Consumer Council System of Maine events page.

LITERARY ARTS

JULY 30

Nicholson Baker discusses his new book, “Baseless,” on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events, printbookstore.com

AUGUST 4

Virtual First Tuesday Book Club | Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | “The Last Year of the War” by Susan Meissner |12-1 pm | for more info and Zoom link: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

Josephine Cameron launches her book, “A Dog Friendly Town,” with Maine author Deva Fagan on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

AUGUST 5

KC Trommer discusses her book, “We call them beautiful,” with Abeer Hoque on Zoom | 7-8 pm | Hosted by Print: A Bookstore | for more info and Zoom link: events at printbookstore.com

AUGUST 7

Katherine Hagopian Berry Author Chat | 7-8 pm |Maine Charitable Mechanic Association | for info and Zoom link: mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

AUGUST 19

Virtual Literary Lunch: Stephanie Soileau and Elizabeth Wetmore on “Last One Out Shut Off the Lights” & “Valentine” | 12-1 pm | for more info and Zoom link: portlandlibrary.com/events/

AUGUST 25

Virtual Spotlight Lecture: Curtis Sittenfeld discusses her new book “Rodham” | 7-8 pm on Zoom | portlandlibrary.com, click on events |  zoom info at bit.ly/3hAPIT0

Through AUGUST 31

Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival celebrating Black illustrators and children’s book authors | Indigo Arts Alliance | beautifulblackbird.com

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.

MUSEUMS

Through AUGUST

Tate House Museum | 1267 Westbrook St. | Inside/Out Tours | Fri, Sat, Sun through August | $12, $10 seniors, $5 children | Registration, payment 24 hours in advance | call 774-6177 or email info@tatehouse.org | For time slots and info visit tatehouse.org’s Inside/Out Tours.

MUSIC

JULY 30

Sandy River Ramblers live stream performance: CANCELLED | Schoodic Arts Festival | 7 pm | facebook.com/SchoodicArtsforAll/

Home is Where the Heart Is | with Opera On Tap Maine | featuring Maine singers quarantined in other states | 7-8 pm | Thomas Memorial Library Facebook page

through AUGUST 6

Bowdoin International Music Festival | Livestream on their website, on Facebook or Youtube | rebroadcasting performances, offering master classes and artist chats | Schedule of events at bowdoinfestival.org/online-public-events/.

THEATER

JULY 31

“The Velveteen Rabbit” | Theater at Monmouth Streaming Series | Premieres July 31, available to view through Aug. 6 | $25 suggested donation | for YouTube link, go to theateratmonmouth.org.

AUGUST 7

“My Father’s Dragon” | Theater at Monmouth Streaming Series | Premieres Aug. 7, available to view through Aug. 13 | $25 suggested donation | for YouTube link, go to theateratmonmouth.org.

Through SEPTEMBER 3

“Cupid’s Arrow, A Live Comedy” |The Footlights Theatre | 190 US Rte 1 | Falmouth | T/W/Th 7 p.m. | $20 | Please visit
thefootlightstheatre.com

THEATER ARTS

Through AUGUST 4

Virtual PLAYground theater classes for children ages 9-12 and 13-17 | pay what you can | The Public Theatre, Lewiston | Staff professionals teach theater fundamentals via Zoom | thepublictheatre.org, 782-2211 or email info@thepublictheatre.org.

VISUAL ARTS

JULY 29

Artist Talk | Eileen Gillespie talks about her work in the Floriography exhibition at Cove Street Arts | 6-7 p.m. | Livestreamed on Cove Street’s Facebook page, or bit.ly/2X6v1qD

JULY 30

Artist Talk | Daniel Minter: “States of…?” | Facebook Live, Greenhut Galleries | 7pm | 146 Middle St | Greenhutgalleries.com

JULY 31

Art Opening | “Freedom,” original works by Larissa Davis with interactive painting and discussion | Masks mandatory | Lifeworks Chiropractic Center | 202 U.S. 1, #100 | Free |
Reserve entry time at bit.ly/3fAsvQB

AUGUST 1-30

Jane Herbert: A solo exhibition of paintings | Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St, Peaks Island | free | Daily 10-5 | info at 207-712-1097
| richardboydpottery.com/

ONGOING

Maine Jewish Museum Pop-Up | 67 Washington Ave., Portland | Featuring works by Alex Sax & Jane Sutherland, Meghan Nathanson, Clara Cohan | Thurs, Fri, Sun, Mon 11-5 | Sat. 11-6 | Tues & Wed by appointment only, call Nancy at 207-239-4774 | Masks required.

Some Things We Can Do Together: Megan and Murray McMillan | ICA at MECA | 522 Congress St | Open W-F noon to 5 | Register for free timed admission entry at icaatmeca.edu | through Sept. 12

2020 Vision: Past, Present & Future | Artists’ interpretations of a moment in Maine’s history | On view: creativeportland.com/2020vision | through April 15, 2021.