Arts Calendar: April 1-10 – Portland Press Herald

Shinedown in Portland

Tickets are now on sale for multi-platinum and record-breaking band Shinedown, who will be heading to Cross Insurance Arena in Portland for their “The Revolution’s Live Tour” on April 18. Contribution / Jimmy Fontaine

Hearings

Maine State Music Theater open call: 4-8 p.m. Thursday March 31, ages 12-18; 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 1, ages 5-18; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 2, adults, teens and children aged 5 and over. 22 Elm Street, Brunswick. To see msmt.org/local-maine-auditions for more details.

Exhibitions/Galleries

“Forward”: Chocolate Church Arts Gallery, Bath. Collective exhibition of artists from the Independence Association program Spindleworks, until April 9.

In progress

Maine Art Collective: multimedia experience led by 14 Maine artists using media ranging from sculpture to jewelry, painting to photography. Maine Art Collective, 18 Exchange St. Portland.

Space Gallery: 538 Congress Street, Portland. space538.org/exhibitions.

Movie

In progress

Apohadion Theatre: virtual screenings via theapohadiontheatre.com.

Frontier Theatre: 14 Maine Street, Brunswick. Weekly listings for in-person visits to explorefrontier.com/events/all.

Southworth Planetarium: 96 Falmouth St., Portland, in person, usm.maine.edu/planet/location-and-hours.

Museums

Bowdoin College Art Museum, Braunschweig “Marcia Resnick: As it Is or Could Be” and “Jona Frank: Model Home” until June 5. “Innovation and Resilience Across Three Generations of Wabanaki Basket-Making” until June. Free entrance, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.

“Maine Historical Society in pictures: Exploring our 200 first Years”: over two centuries of paintings, photographs and stories of key MHS leaders. 489 Congress Street, Portland. On view until May 21. Non-member adults, $10; children (6-17), $5; under 6 years old, free. Mandatory registration at mainehistory.org.

“Sons of the North: Two Centuries of Dress at Maine Historical Society, part I”: Museum Bicentennial exhibit at 489 Congress St., Portland. On view until July 30. Entrance fees, registrations apply.

Portland Museum of Art, “North Atlantic Triennial Down North”: contemporary art from the North Atlantic region, until June 5. portlandmuseum.org/triennial.

In progress

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts Antidote: online at mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org/antidote.

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. by reservation, Bowdoin College, 255 Maine St., Brunswick, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.

The music

“Motown Music”: PSO POP! with guest conductor William Waldrop, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. Available until April 8.

Friday 4/1

April Fool: 7 p.m., Cadenza, 5 Depot St., Freeport. bandsintown.com.

PortFringe Presents: Pirates of Penzance POP-UP! : 7 p.m., Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland. $15 to $45, portfringe.com.

Eileen Ivers: 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath. $38/$43.

The group: 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland. bandsintown.com.

Drake White – The OPTIMYSTIC Tour: 8 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. $20.

Melissa and her Minions: 8-11 p.m. Jazz Friday at The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes: 8 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland. $35 to $65.

Saturday 4/2

Piano monster concert: 5 p.m., ensemble performances by pairs of performers, Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth. Free.

Bert Kreischer: 7 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland.

International Open Mic: 7-9:30 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. Free.

Matt Meyer and The Gumption Junction: 8-11 p.m., The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland.

SlipKid – A Celebration of WHO: 8 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. auramaine.com.

Titus Abbott Collective | Dimensions in Jazz: 8 p.m., original jazz compositions, 28 Neal St., Portland. $5 to $25, portlandconservatoryofmusic.org.

sunday 4/3

Portland III String Quartet: The Bullfighter’s Prayer, Beethoven and MoonStrike: 2 p.m., Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland. $20 to $22, portland-string-quartet-society.square.site.

Dan Brown’s Wild Symphony: 2:30 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. All ages, portlandsymphony.org.

Women in Harmony Awareness Set: 3 p.m., Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main St., Freeport, freeportartsandculture.org.

monday 4/4

Rewind with next level movement: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. first Monday of the month, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com.

tuesday 4/5

Julian Loida: 7 p.m. Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com.

Diana Krall: 7:30 p.m. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland.

Wednesday 4/6

Acoustic open mic: 7-11 p.m. The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland.

Radiation of blue stars: 7 p.m., Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland. $20 to $25.

John Craigie with special guest The Lowest Pair: 7:00 p.m. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland.

Rob & Vinnie with Blue Star Radiation: 7:00 p.m. Portland House of Music and Events, 25 Temple St., Portland. bandsintown.com.

Thursday 4/7

Bard Harvest: The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.

Pianist Miriam Schwanauer: 12:15-12:50, performs young works by Berg, Schubert and Chopin, Portland Conservatory of Music, 28 Neal St., Portland. Free.

Stage Africa! : 7 p.m. A joyous mix of songs, stories, humor and audience participation. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. $35 to $50, portlandovations.org.

John Craigie with special guest The Lowest Pair: 8:00 p.m. One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland.

Lulu Moss: 8:00 p.m. Portland House of Music and Events (HOME), 25 Temple St., Portland. bandsintown.com.

Ryan Montbleau Group: 8 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. $20.

Karaoke: 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland. sopo.seadogbrewing.com.

Friday 4/8

Elf Club & John Medeski & John Medeski: 7 p.m., Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder St., Portland. bandsintown.com.

corner house: 7 p.m., Long Winter’s Night Concert Series, Peaks Island, South Portland. bandsintown.com.

The Brentano String Quartet: Celebrate the 30th anniversary season with the Portland Chamber Music Festival, 7:30 p.m. Hannaford Hall, USM Portland Campus. Free up to $75, pcmf.org/2022-4-8.

Ale-A-Palooza & The Outsiders PBR 20th Anniversary: 8 p.m. with El Grande, DJ Matt Little, Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com.

Amos Lee: 8:00 p.m. State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland. $40 to $55.

saturday 4/9

The Mallett Brothers Group: 7:30 p.m., Chocolate Church Arts Center, Bath.

monday 4/18

Shinedown: The Revolution Live Tour: with special guests The Pretty Reckless and Diamante, Cross Insurance Arena, Portland.

In progress

80s Retro Party: Rotating DJs the last Saturday of each month, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. flasklounge.com.

Afrobeat Saturdays: 9 p.m. Saturdays, Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland, eventbrite.com.

Cheri Corey: 6 p.m., first Friday of the month through December, Port City Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland.

Foundation Friday: second Friday of the month, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. Community. To dance. The music. Love. See flasklounge.com for the weather.

Fourth Friday Jazz with rotating special guest: 8-11 p.m., The Dogfish Company, 128 Free St., Portland. thedogfishcompany.com.

Irish Music Night: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland, facebook.com/IrishNightAtBlue.

Karaoke: 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. every Thursday, Sea Dog Brewing Company, 125 Western Ave., South Portland. sopo.seadogbrewing.com.

Open DJ party: Every Tuesday at Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. Bring records, CDs or a gamepad; all formats/genres are welcome. flasklounge.com.

Under the covers : 8-11:30 p.m., third Friday of the month, Seasons Grille, 155 Riverside St., Portland. Free.

Theatre/Dance

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie: until March 27, Lyric Music Theatre, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. $19 to $23, lyricmusictheatre.org.

“You and me”: through April 17, Portland Stage Company, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. $20 to $68, portlandstage.org.

sunday 4/3

Bread and puppet theater “No More Waiting”: 3 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. $15 to $22, tickettailor.com.

David Sedaris: 7:00 p.m. Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland.

Wednesday 4/6

Cabin Fever comedy night: 7:30 p.m., outdoor performance at Thompson’s Point, Portland. Presented by Marcus Cardona and Empire Comedy Club with cocktails and fire pits. $20, eventbrite.com.

Friday 4/8

“Khmer New Year: celebrating through music and dance”: 7 p.m., Khmer Maine and the Angkor Dance Troupe, Khmer classical dance and folk music, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. $10 to $22, tickettailor.com.

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