Urinetown
"Urinetown," presented by the USM Department of Theatre and the Dr. Alfred & D. Suzi Osher School of Music, will show March 3-12 at Russell Hall on the USM Campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham. See Theater listings for link to more information.
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BENEFITS

MARCH 5

Faculty Concert Fundraiser for the Building Harmony Campaign, Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | Wine, dessert, concert, auction | 6pm | $10-$35 | More info at bit.ly/3rWzxb0

MARCH 12

UUCB Concerts for a Cause | Pretty Girls Sing Soprano | Benefit for Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program and the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project | 7:30pm | $5-$15 | Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Middle St, Brunswick | ticketstripe.com/prettygirls

FESTS/MARKETS

MARCH 5

WinterFest Westbrook Maine | 10am-2pm | Riverbank Park, Westbrook | Schedule of events at downtownwestbrook.com/events/winterfest/

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

MARCH 9

“Flower Punk” | Short documentary about Azuma Makoto’s floral sculptures | Free | Hourly showings most days thru March 13 | Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq | Mask/vax | portlandmuseum.org/filmscreenings/flower-punk

MARCH 11

Heather Booth: Changing the World | Free film streaming thru March 13, with live discussion on the 13th | Presented by MJFF with the JCA | More info at mjff.org/culture/heather-booth-changing-the-world/

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Build Your Career, Start a Business, Manage Money | Free online classes from New Ventures Maine | For more info on this and other classes, visit bit.ly/NVMEClasses

MARCH 7

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

MARCH 8

Maine Media Lecture – A conversation about creative intention with Susan Burnstine, photographer | 1-2pm | Free/donation | Registration at mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

TED Talk: Irish Heritage Month | 2pm | Auburn Public Library Facebook page | More info at bit.ly/3HJMuua

Birding Basics: Identifying Birds | Thru April 5 | 6:30-7:30pm | Free | Register: maineaudubon.org/news/events/birding-basics-id/

MARCH 9

Preserving Holocaust History | Collecting Artifacts and Researching Fates | 12-1pm | Live virtual program by US Holocaust Memorial Museum | bit.ly/3LH8mZC

A Festival of Gothic Romance | Opera Maine discusses how 2 very different composers approach tales of the supernatural | 6-7:30pm | Portland Public Library Zoom event | More info and link at bit.ly/3IyDQPH

MARCH 10

Maine Media Lecture: The Physics of Lighting – Understanding the Principles of Reflection | 1-2pm | Free/donation | Registration at mainemedia.edu/events/lectures/

MARCH 12

Winter Pruning Workshop | 1-3pm | $36 | Maine Audubon, Gilsland Farm, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth | bit.ly/3Il9wYq

MARCH 14

Northern Threads Exhibition Opening – Member Exclusive | 5-7pm | Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress | Opens to general public March 16 | Membership starts at $25/student | For program and membership information visit mainehistory.org/

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

MARCH 14

Better Health Now with Diabetes | Healthy Living for ME workshop | 4-5pm, online, thru April 18 | Free | For more info and to register, visit healthylivingforme.org/Classes/Register/781

ONGOING

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

MARCH 3

“Woodsqueer” | Gretchen Legler talks with Philip Francis | 7-8pm | Hosted by MWPA and Print: A Bookstore | https://bit.ly/3sfriGR

MARCH 7

“Reclaiming Your Community” | Majora Carter conversation with Trevor Cohen | 7-8:30pm | Print: A Bookstore Zoom event | Visit bit.ly/33QB3Ce

MARCH 8

“Born Hungry” | Virtual talk with Alex Prud’homme | 7-8pm | Print: A Bookstore | Zoom registration: bit.ly/3sM6RAB

MARCH 13

Wordplay: Poems with a sense of humor | David Jewell and Meg Weston | 4-5:30pm | The Poets Corner Zoom event | Info and registration: bit.ly/3Il628i

MARCH 15

Page to Stage: “I and You” | Portland Public Library  bookclub-like chat with the Portland Stage | 6-7pm | More info at bit.ly/33QvWC2

MARCH 16

Literary Lunch with the Telling Room’s YEA Fellow Leigh Ellis discussing “Bach in the Barn” | Portland Public Library | 12-1pm | bit.ly/34YBevX

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

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

Maine Jewish Museum | 267 Congress St, Portland | mainejewishmuseum.org/

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum | 95 The Lane, North Yarmouth | skylinefarm.org | Winter Exhibit – “Town & Country: Rocking & Rolling Down The Lane” | Through March 27 | bit.ly/32l4A6i

MUSIC

Chocolate Church Arts Center | Winter performance series | Thru mid-March in the CCAC Annex, 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/

MARCH 2

Dervish | $35-$45 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

MARCH 3

Halley Elwell // Tiny Dogfight, Maine Middle Eastern Ensemble, Kyle Morgan//Showmen’s Rest | 5-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Noonday Concert Series | Ed Pearlman, Fiddle and Neil Pearlman, Piano | 12:15-12:50pm | Free | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St, Portland portlandconservatoryofmusic.org/events/

Davis Wax Museum (trio) | $20-$25 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

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

The Pine Tree Flyers | Live from Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main, Freeport | 7-9pm | $5-$20 | bit.ly/3haqpcy

MARCH 4

Time Zones, Nihco Gallo’s Bad-Year Society | 8-10pm | $12 | Mask/Vax | The Apohadion, 107 Hanover St | theapohadiontheater.com

Darlin’ Corey, Britt Connors and Bourbon Renewal | 6-9:30pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

Brian Shankar Adler Quartet | Dimensions in Jazz | 8-9:30pm | $15-$25 | Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St | bit.ly/35aDHmI

Denny Breau | Acoustic folk/blues/jazz | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  | cadenzafreeport.com

MARCH 5

Seamus Egan Project | $30-$40 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St, Portland | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Jim Gallant | Acoustic | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  |
cadenzafreeport.com

Michael Beling, Midnight BBQ, Clifford Cameron | 6pm-12am | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

MARCH 6

The Lost Tribe of Modern Folk | Original acoustic music | Fore River Brewing Co, 45 Huntress Ave, South Portland | Free | 5pm | foreriverbrewing.com/

Isabel Stover Quintet | Jazz | 5pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  |
cadenzafreeport.com

Jazz guitarist Abe Ovadia: Reimagining the American Songbook | 7pm | $15-$22 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/643602/

Faure Requiem | ChoralART Camerata Portland Piano Trio | 2:30pm | $25-$30 | Mask/Vax | Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High, Portland | Info and tickets at bit.ly/3H5pDYK

Greg Klein & Clementine’s Army | 5-8pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

MARCH 8

Jazz Sesh | 5-11pm | Blue, 650A Congress St, Portland | portcityblue.com/

MARCH 9

Djembe Drum Workshop with Master Drummer Namory Keita | 5:30-7pm | $5-$25 | Indigo Arts Alliance, 60 Cove St, Portland | bit.ly/33Sj8Lt

MARCH 10

Lurrie Bell w/the Blues Prophets | $25-$30 | 8pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

MARCH 11

Josephine County | $20-$25 | 7pm | One Longfellow Sq, 181 State St | onelongfellowsquare.com/shows/

Mike Stackhouse | Americana | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St |
cadenzafreeport.com

Slaythoven b2b Yung Abner, Sillysounds, Crum & CARLOS! | EDM Dance Party / Art Fair / 21+ | Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson St | 7pm | $15

MARCH 12

Anni Clark | Folk/Blues/Pop | 7pm | $21-$25 | Cadenza, 5 Depot St, Freeport  |
cadenzafreeport.com

The Bridgewalkers | Live from Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main, Freeport | 7-8:30pm | $5-$15 | bit.ly/3hgshQQ

THEATER

MARCH 2

“Significant Other” | Thru March 20 | $27-$34 | Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress | Info, tickets: goodtheater.com/shows.html

“Think You Might Be Wrong” by Chris Newcomb | Snowlion Rep and ARTernatives | $20 | The Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | Thru March 6 | snowlionrep.org/tickets/

MARCH 3

“Urinetown” | Thru March 12 | Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus, 37 College Ave | Pay what you will | Mask/Vax | Streaming available | bit.ly/3CEv6DX

MARCH 4

“A Year with Frog and Turtle” | $15 | Fri, Sat, Sun thru March 20 | Maddy’s Theatre, 250 Thompson’s Point Rd | Info and tickets at kitetails.org/frog-and-toad

Spybird Theater’s “Puppet Crimes” | Snappy rhyme and absurdity for teens and adults | 7-8:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/643672/

MARCH 5

Sandglass Theater’s “Punschi” | 1:30-2:30pm | $10-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St, Portland | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/647145/

MARCH 6

“Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends” | 3pm | $15 | Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St | portlandovations.org/event/rosie-revere-engineer-friends/

MARCH 9

“Wig in a Box” | A Conversation on the Performance of Gender | Virtual Artist Roundtable with John Cameron Mitchell | 7pm | Free | Join Zoom or watch live on Facebook | bit.ly/3By2TzE

MARCH 10

“Wait … What?!” | Thru March 26 | The Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth | Call 747-5434 | thefootlightstheatre.com/

MARCH 11

Seanachie Night | Irish Tales of Magic, Mischief, Music | 7-8:30pm | $15-$22 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/643851/

“Murder on the Orient Express” | $19-$23 | Thru March 27 | Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St, South Portland | lyricmusictheater.org/

MARCH 12

Milo the Magnificent | Puppet performance about an aspiring magician | 7-8:15pm | $10-$27 | Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St | tickettailor.com/events/mayostreetarts/649222/

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

MARCH 4

“Reflections” Opening Reception | Brooke Lambert | 5-8pm | Exhibition runs thru March 30 | The Union of Maine Visual Arts, Portland Media Center Building, 516 Congress St. | Exhibits and more info at theumva.org

ONGOING

Alice Gauvin Gallery | 43 York St, Portland | “Human/Nature” thru March 26 | Wed-Sat 12-6pm | alicegauvingallery.com/

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

Cove St. Arts | 71 Cove St, Portland | “Repartee” thru March 26 | “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. | 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. | 10am-3pm Fri, Sat, Sun | Free | 712-1097 | 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