COMMUNITY BENEFIT: On March 21, SeaChange Yoga hosts a virtual Yogathon to benefit its trauma-informed community classes. To learn more and to register, visit seachangeyoga.org/yogathon.
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BENEFITS

MARCH 12

Mountainfilm on Tour | Richly inspiring documentary films from the Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado | Fundraiser for Frontier Theater, Brunswick | Available through March 14 | $15-$30 | explorefrontier.com/event/mountainfilm-on-tour-brunswick/

MARCH 21

SeaChange Yoga hosts a virtual Yogathon to benefit its trauma-informed community classes | 9am | registration starts at $35 | Learn more and register at seachangeyoga.org/
yogathon

Mary’s Walk and the Kerryman 5K | Maine Cancer Foundation’s virtual fundraiser | For more info and to register, visit maryswalk.org

DANCE

MARCH 19

The Discussion: Chapter 1 | Kea Tesseyman Dance Company | 7:30pm | Information at bit.ly/2PzRmfb | View on Camden Opera House’s Facebook page: facebook.com/camdenoperahouse

FILM

Local virtual film venues: Portland Museum of Art: portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings | Frontier, Brunswick: explorefrontier.com/events/virtual-cinema | The Apohadion:
theapohadiontheater.com/

Bicycle Film Festival | Streaming March 12-21 | Hosted by Bicycle Coalition of Maine | $10-$20 | Information at bit.ly/2O4kNFK

Women’s Adventure Film Tour 2021 | Series of short films celebrating women in adventure | Maine Outdoor Film Festival | $15 | For details and ticket purchase, maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com/

“The Inheritance,” available to stream through March 26.

MARCH 12

“The Inheritance” | Ephraim Asili’s feature-length debut film of a collective of Black artists and activists | Available to stream through March 26 | The Apohadion x SPACE | $10 | More information at space538.org/event/the-inheritance-3-12-3-26/

MARCH 16

“Like” | Documentary exploring the impact of social media and technology | Hosted by Freeport Middle School and Freeport Community Services | Free virtual screening and panel discussion | 6:30pm | More at visitfreeport.com/events/freeport-community-services-film/

MARCH 18

“Gather” | Documentary about Native Americans reclaiming their identities | Part of the Winter Film Series presented by MOFGA and Maine Farmland Trust | 6pm showing, 7pm discussion | $5 registration | story-spaces.com/events/gather-zspt6i

MARCH 19

Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles | Celebrity chef brings Versailles to life in cake form at the Metropolitan Museum of Art | Free | Visit Maine Jewish Film Festival for details: mjff.org/film/ottolenghi-cakes/

Shiva Baby | Sharp-witted satire about a disaffected young Jewish woman | Free | Visit Maine Jewish Film Festival for details: mjff.org/film/shiva-baby/

MARCH 20

Stephen King | The Lounge Series Director Highlights | 6-9pm | Bar & light concessions | Thompsons Point, Portland | $30 | More information and reservations at bit.ly/3egqtY5

MARCH 25

Live discussion with director Laura Gabbert on “Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles” | 7pm | Visit Maine Jewish Film Festival for details: mjff.org/film/ottolenghi-cakes/

ONGOING

Maine Coast Harvest | Short documentaries highlighting the stories of Maine’s sea farmers | mainecoastharvest.com/the-films | Free streaming

“The Hermit,” North Pond Hermit documentary | free stream on Vimeo:
vimeo.com/406217619

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

MARCH 10

“This is How We Name Our Lands” Mapping Penobscot Place Names | Panel discussion | 6-7:30pm | Free | The Osher Map Library, USM | More info at bit.ly/3qxvChG

MARCH 11

“The Siddis of Karnataka” | A scholarly conversation on the history of the Siddi community in tandem with the Soulful Stitching quilt exhibit at Cove Street Arts | Co-hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance | 5:30pm | Learn more at indigoartsalliance.me/event-schedule/

Birding Basics: Identifying Birds | 7-8:30pm | Maine Audubon | Free for members | $7 public | Info and registration: bit.ly/3rhA7xf

MARCH 16

The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from 10 American Colleges and Universities | Freeport Community Library | 6-7pm | Free, but space is limited | For more information and to register for zoom link, visit freeportmaine.libcal.com/event/7528738

MARCH 18

Birding Basics: Tools of the Trade | 7-8:30pm | Maine Audubon | Free for members | $7 public | Info and registration: bit.ly/2OlKAZN

MARCH 20

The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages with Fabrice Jaumont | 4-5pm | Hosted by USM, Franco-American Collection, Lewiston |  More info and Zoom link at bit.ly/30e4fh5

MARCH 23

“Squirrels Just Want to Have Fun” | Squirrels and Nesting Season, with the Center for Wildlife | Thomas Memorial Library | 799-1720 | Info and registration: thomasmemoriallibrary.org/maine-wildlife-series/

Offshore Wind Energy and Maine: A Primer | 4-part weekly series, first session on Gulf of Maine and related topics | 12-1pm | Maine Audubon | Free | Info and registration: bit.ly/30h8Kao

ONGOING

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

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

LITERARY ARTS

MARCH 11

“The Glass Hotel” | Emily St. John Mandel talks with Emily Russo | Co-hosted by Portland Public Library Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance | 7-8pm | Free | More info at printbookstore.com/event/brown

MARCH 16

Mathew Cost, Dr. BJ Magnani discuss their mystery series | 7-8pm | Free | Print: A Bookshop | More info and registration at printbookstore.com/event/costmagnani

MARCH 17

“Oslo, Maine” | Marcia Butler talks with Susan Henderson | Print: A Bookshop | 7-8pm | Free | info and registration at printbookstore.com/event/butler

Literary Lunch: Greg Brown talks about “The Lowering Days” with Jason Brown | 12-1pm | Portland Public Library Zoom | Info and registration at bit.ly/2NTEZu3

Littorally ALIVE! Signs of Spring! | 7pm | Agnes Bushell and Jeri Theriault discuss Littoral Books’ upcoming poetry publication | 8 poets will read | For more info and zoom link, visit littoralbooks.com/littorally-alive/

MARCH 18

“Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War” with Stephanie McCurry | 6-7:30pm | $5 public, free for members of Mechanics Hall | Register at mechanicshallmaine.org/programming/

MARCH 21

Book Festival in Your Living Room | Lisa Scottoline, “Eternal: A Novel” | JCA of Southern Maine | $6, $36 with book | 8pm | For info and to register visit bit.ly/3uOREyZ

MARCH 22

Snacky Tunes Panel with Briana Volk and Josh Christie | Print: A Bookshop | 7-8pm | Free | More info at printbookstore.com/event/snackytunes

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

Maine Jewish Museum | “Mixing It Up,” an exhibition of 10 artists, and a photography exhibit by Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest | 267 Congress St., Portland  | Open 12-4pm, Sun, Mon, Thurs, Fri | mainejewishmuseum.org/

MUSIC

Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky | Portland Symphony Orchestra digital concert | Pay what you can, from $10 | Through March 19 | More information at portlandsymphony.org/event/shostakovich-and-tchaikovsky/

Satchmo: The Louis Armstrong Tribute | Portland Symphony Orchestra digital concert | 7:30pm | Pay what you can, from $10 | Through April 2 | More information at portlandsymphony.org/event/satchmo-the-louis-armstrong-tribute/

Don Pride | Guitar | Noonday Concert Series Online, the Portland Conservatory of Music | 12pm | Free | Through Mar. 17 | Visit bit.ly/3k2lued

MARCH 10

James Day Leavitt | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

MARCH 12

SoundCheck: Lauren Crosby | Maine singer/songwriter | Free live stream | 7:30-8:30pm | Camden Opera House Facebook page: facebook.com/camdenoperahouse

Bess Jacques | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | Livestreamed on Facebook | Info: cadenzafreeport.com

D. Gross | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

Auburn UU Open Mic and Poetry Slam | 7:30pm, second Friday of the month | The Pleasant Note Coffeehouse | Zoom link at facebook.com/auburnuu

MARCH 13

Stealing Sunday | Rock and Pop Hits | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

Samuel James and Tiny Bill McGraw | Live online event | 10am | Free, all ages | RSVP required at bit.ly/2ZRxnKI

MARCH 14

Southside Blues | Chicago Blues | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at
cadenzafreeport.com

MARCH 16

Jed Bresette | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

MARCH 17

Will Woodson and Caitln Finley | St. Patrick’s Day show | 8pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

Schooner Fare | Portland Symphony Orchestra digital concert | 7:30pm | Pay what you can, from $10  | Through April 16 | portlandsymphony.org/event/schooner-fare/

MARCH 18

Clifford Cameron | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

VentiCordi | Winds and Strings | Noonday Concert Series Online, the Portland Conservatory of Music | 12pm | Free | Through Mar. 31 | Visit portlandconservatoryofmusic.org/event/venticordi-noonday-concert-series-online/

MARCH 19

Dan Pelletier | Folk Singer, Songwriter | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

Travis James Humphrey | Unplug and Unwind at The Lounge by Thompson’s Point | 6-9pm | Reservations: thompsonspoint.com/calendar/lounge-series-unwind-unplug-with-travis-james-humphrey

MARCH 20

Fat Knuckle Freddy | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

Ying Quartet: Beethoven Cycle Part V | 4-5pm | Free with code | For more information visit Bowdoin International Music Festival, bit.ly/3sO1Kya

Hugh Bowden | Country/Folk/Originals | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | info/tickets at cadenzafreeport.com

Bach Birthday Bash | Organist James Kennerley and the Kotzschmar Organ | 7pm Livestream | On demand March 21-31 | Details and tickets: foko.org/event/bach-birthday-bash-2021-concert/

MARCH 21

Ying Quartet: Beethoven Cycle Part VI | 4-5pm | Free with code | For more information visit Bowdoin International Music Festival, bit.ly/3qiEwP8

Portland Rossini Club | Public Concert Series via Zoom | 3-4pm | $10 suggested donation | Free for students and club members | Info and registration at bit.ly/3rlRY5B

MARCH 22

A River of Trees | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

MARCH 24

Charles Dimmick plays Mozart | Portland Symphony Orchestra digital concert | 7:30pm | Pay what you can, from $10  | Through April 23 | portlandsymphony.org/event/charles-dimmick-plays-mozart/

ONGOING

Noonday Concert Series Online from the Portland Conservatory of Music | Free online | for program schedule and viewing, visit bit.ly/3oXE2hM

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

PEACE OF MIND

Trans Youth Support Group | Ages 12-17 | 2nd, 4th Tuesdays | Free | 5-6pm | Sign up at outmaine.org/programs/youth-programs/trans-youth

Virtual Rainbow Ball | Out Maine connects queer artists with LGBTQ+ teens | Workshops, shows, exhibits | March 10 thru Mid-May | Free, ages 13-17 | Information and sign-up at outmaine.org/programs/youth-programs/virtual-rb

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

Hibernating in Harmony: Deepening your Relationship with Nature during a Pandemic Winter | Corie Washow | Thursdays 3-4pm | Thomas Memorial Library | Register: bit.ly/2MCHakn 

Cultivating Mindfulness | Meditation and discussion with Anne Gosling | Fridays 3-4pm | Thomas Memorial Library | 799-1720 | Information and zoom link at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/events/

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

Chair Yoga with Martha Williams | Thomas Memorial Library Zoom | 2nd Wednesday of the month | 11:30am-12:30pm | More info at thomasmemoriallibrary.org/chair-yoga-3/

THEATER

“I and You” – Full stream ahead | Public Theatre, Lewiston | $15 individual, $25 household | Through March 21 | For a sneak peek and tickets: thepublictheatre.org/i-and-you/

MARCH 12

“Seasons in the Sun” by Michael J. Tobin | Through March 27 | Fri/Sat 7:30pm | Sat. matinee 2pm | The Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | $20 | Reservations at 207-747-5434 | Masks required | Visit thefootlightstheatre.com

VISUAL ARTS

MARCH 10

“Love and Affection Despite a Hostile World” | Virtual exhibition lecture by artist Phyllis Bramson | 6pm | Bates College Museum of Art | 6-7pm | bit.ly/2Ztv0O1

MARCH 11

“The Siddis of Karnataka” | A scholarly conversation on the history of the Siddi community in tandem with the Soulful Stitching quilt exhibit at Cove Street Arts | Co-hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance | 5:30pm | Learn more at indigoartsalliance.me/event-schedule/

ONGOING

The St. Brigid’s Imbolc Exhibition | Carrickahowley Gallery at the Maine Irish Heritage Center | Inaugural exhibit at the new virtual art gallery with work of contemporary Irish artists | Free | Through March 15 | maineirish.com/carrickahowley-gallery/

Noriko Sakanishi and William Manning | Mayo Street Arts Pop-Up Gallery | 67 Washington Ave, Portland | Through Mar. 20 | for more info visit mayostreetarts.org/2021/01/28/februarypopup2021/

“A Walk in the Woods” Annual American Landscapes exhibit | Richard Boyd Art Gallery | 15 Epps St., Portland |  Fri -Sun 10am-3pm | Free | richardboydartgallery.com | 712-1097

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | M-F 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5 | 808-8911 | Face masks required | Meg Brown Payson: “A Silence Fell with the Waking Bird” through March 20 | “Soulful Stitching” through March 27 | “Abstract Nature” through April 24 | covestreetarts.com

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

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.

Parallax/Geography and Tory Fair: Portable  Window | Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St. | Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Free | Register for timed admission at bit.ly/3i5iWuX