The History of Hunter Tavern, a historical slideshow presented by Jym St. Pierre of the Pejepscot History Center in Brunswick, will take place on Thursday, March 25, 12-1 p.m. via Zoom. Find registration link under 'Museums.' (Hunter Tavern, courtesy Pejepscot History Center)
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BENEFITS

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

MARCH 25

“POP 90” | Virtual celebration to benefit Portland Ovations’ 90th year with live broadcast from Merrill Auditorium and after-event dance party | 6:30pm | Free, but donations appreciated, $10 and up | boxoffice.porttix.com/donate/q/portland-ovations-pop90

DANCE

MARCH 19 (Postponed to April 1)

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.

“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 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/

Natasha Mayers: An Un-still Life | Maine Filmmaker Showcase documentary followed by filmmaker talkback  | Suggested donation: $5 MFA members, $10 non-members | mainefilm.org/unstill-life/

MARCH 27

Sophia Coppola | The Lounge Series Director Highlights | 6-9pm | Bar & light concessions | Thompsons Point, Portland | $30 | More information and reservations at bit.ly/3rHmHL5

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 18

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

Owls: Special Species Seminar | Hosted by Maine Natural History Observatory | Webinar on owl monitoring projects and history | Free | Learn more and register: mainenaturalhistory.org/node/536

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

MARCH 25

W.E.B. DuBois Lecture on Race and Diversity with Dr. Whitney Battle-Baptiste of UMass Amherst | Q&A follows | Presented by Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education at USM | 6-7:30pm | Free | bit.ly/3ezm02D

Off to Maine: Early Sportsmen in the Maine Woods | A Talk with Steve Pinkham | Maine Historical Society | 6-7pm | Free and open to the public | Limited to 500 | Register for Zoom link: bit.ly/3ewccqk

MARCH 27

The Silent Bicentennial with Herb Adams | Spirits Alive Winter Lecture Series | 1:30pm | Free, but limited attendance | More info and to register: spiritsalive.org/lectures/

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

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

HEALTH/SUPPORT

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

MARCH 31

Read Your Mind: with Ceylan Scott & Julia Drake | Zoom webinar for Teens discussing anxiety, depression, self-harm and other mental health topics | Portland Public Library partnering with NAMI Maine | 12-1pm | portlandlibrary.com/events/read-your-mind-ceylan-scott-julia-drake/

ONGOING

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

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

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

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/

Marlene Ekola Gerberick’s “Stone, Blue Cloth, Gold Disk,” acrylic on canvas, part of the exhibition at Cove Street Arts, 71 Cove St., Portland. See more under Visual Arts.

LITERARY ARTS

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

MARCH 25

“Driving While Black: African American Travel and the Road to Civil Rights” | An evening with Gretchen Sorin | Mechanics Hall in Partnership with The Athenaeum of Philadelphia | 6pm | Free and open to all | Reserve at bit.ly/3eDezHA

“Amphibians” | Lara Tupper talks with Joan Silber | Print: A Bookshop | 7-8pm | Free | info and registration at printbookstore.com/event/tupper

MARCH 30

The Telling Room’s Young Writers & Leaders Live Reading | True stories about what it’s been like to be a teenager living through 2020 | 4:30-6pm | Info and Zoom link: tellingroom.org/events

“The Small Book of Hip Checks: On Queer Gender, Race, and Writing” | Erica Rand talks with Cole Rizki | Print: A Bookshop | 7-8pm | Free | info and registration at printbookstore.com/event/rand

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 | New exhibitions March 25 – May 7 | “The Past is Present” Gerry Holzman; “Falling into Place” Penelope Jones; “Meeting Hall Maine” Michelle Hauser | 267 Congress St., Portland  | Open 12-4pm, Sun, Mon, Thurs, Fri | mainejewishmuseum.org/

MARCH 25

The History of Hunter Tavern | Historical slideshow by Jym St. Pierre | Pejepscot History Center, Brunswick | 12-1pm | Free | Register to receive Zoom link: bit.ly/3lbi2OY

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/

Spotlight Series: Montgomery – Rhapsody No. 1 | Portland Chamber Music Festival | Past performance video with conversation between Jessie Montgomery and Susie Park | Free | pcmf.org/2021-3-1

Spotlight Series: Luggins-Hull – Homeland | Portland Chamber Music Festival | Past performance video with conversation between Allison Loggins-Hull and Alex Sopp | Free | pcmf.org/2021-3-10

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 23

Myles Bullen | 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/

MARCH 25

Miss Maybell | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

MARCH 26

Sound Check: Denny Breau | Singer/Songwriter and guitarist | Camden Opera House | 7:30pm | Donations to Community Arts Fund appreciated | 7:30pm | Free on Facebook: facebook.com/camdenoperahouse

MeHuman | Unplug and Unwind at The Lounge by Thompson’s Point | 6-9pm | Reservations: thompsonspoint.com/calendar/lounge-series-unwind-unplug-with-mehuman

Unfinished Blues Band | 7pm | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport | limited seating, masks required | $18 advance / $20 door | also livestreamed on Facebook | cadenzafreeport.com

MARCH 27

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

MARCH 30

Savoir Faire | Out of the Blue Live Stream Series | 7pm | facebook.com/portcityblue

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.

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

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/

“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

“Who Killed Zolan Mize?” | Through April 3 | Interactive detective mystery with viewer participation and post-show talk | Penobscot Theater | 207-942-3333 | $40/household | for more information, tickets, visit penobscottheatre.org/show/zolan-mize/

MARCH 19

Mad Horse Theatre: Virtual Chit-Chat with local artists and performers | 7-minute presentations followed by discussion | 7-8:30pm | Free | To learn more and sign up, visit madhorse.com/

VISUAL ARTS

ONGOING

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 | Through March 28 | 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 | “Group Hang” | Through March 27 | 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: [email protected]

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.

Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA | 522 Congress St. | Wed-Sun 12-5pm | Free | Register for timed admission at bit.ly/3i5iWuX