Arts Calendar: Sept. 30-Oct. seven
Mad Horse Theater
“Stories of Immigration: Exploring the Diverse Cultural Heritage of the Communities of Brunswick, Topsham and Harpswell”: Pejepscot History Centre, 159 Park Row, Brunswick, until December.
“Maine Outlook:” AIGA Summer Poster Show, Portland Public Library, Lower Level, 5 Monument Square, Portland, through October 8, maine.aiga.org.
Sprayed under pressure: USM Glickman Library, 96 Falmouth St., 7th Floor Great Reading Room, Portland. To see in December, usm.maine.edu.
Rachel Mason Burger: The Art Gallery of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 885 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth, until October 4. stalbansmaine.org.
Run with scissors 6×6 and Open Studios: Belleflower Brewing, 66 Cove St., Portland, through October. rwsartstudios.com.
“Maine Scenes”: An annual exhibition of paintings: Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland. Until October, richardboydartgallery.com.
“The life of jewelers”, University of New England Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland, until October 9, library.une.edu/art-galleries.
Tom Payment: “Possibility Anxiety”: Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. Until October 29, greenhutgalleries.com.
First Friday Art Walk: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., downtown Portland, Old Port. Free.
Casco Bay Craftsmen: 68 Commercial Street, Building A, Portland, cascobayartisans.com.
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.
PMA Films: “Three minutes: an extension”: 2 p.m., presented with the Maine Jewish Film Festival at the Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland, $7+, portlandmuseum.org.
“The territory:: 7 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. Immersive look at the struggle of the indigenous Uru-eu-wau-wau people against the encroaching deforestation brought by illegal settlers, $9, space538.org.
“Blood Dinner”: 7 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. Deranged cult classic exploitation parody from 1987; director Jackie Kong will be live for a Q+A, $9, space538.org.
Apohadion Theatre: 107 Hanover Street, Portland, theapohadiontheatre.com.
Frontier Theatre: 14 Maine Street, Brunswick, explorefrontier.com/events/all.
Merrill Film Society: watch movies on your own and join a Zoom chat. Email Mike at [email protected] for an invitation.
Southworth Planetarium: 96 Falmouth St., Portland, in person, usm.maine.edu/planet/location-and-hours.
Bowdoin College Art Museum, Braunschweig FREE ENTRANCE, bowdoin.edu/art-museum.
Children’s museum and theater of Maine, 250 Thompson’s Point Road, Portland. “Snow in the Jungle” from October 8 to November 13, ideal for 4-9 year olds and their families. $15.
Maine Historical Society – “Northern Threads: Two Centuries of Dress”: Part II on view through December 31, 489 Congress St., Portland, mainehistory.org.
Maine Jewish Museum: “Color Fields,” Joan Busing; “Generational Layers: Gerstenblatt-Berg Family Collage Portraits,” Paula Gerstenblatt; “Following the Light,” Judy Glickman Lauder, through October 28. First Friday Art Walk 5-8 p.m. Oct. 7, 267 Congress St., Portland.
Maine Museum of Photographic Arts: Claire Seidl and Rose Marasco, until October 8, 15 Middle St., 3A, Portland, mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, Bowdoin College, 255 Maine St., Brunswick, bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum.
Portland Observatory: 138 Congress St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday for 45-minute guided tours. Details about portlandlandmarks.org.
Tate House Museum: Tours hourly 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday through October 29, 1267 Westbrook St., Portland. Masks may be required. Free-$16, reserve at tatehouse.org.
Victoria Manor: 10 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. through October 31, 109 Danforth St., Portland. Free-$35, victoriamansion.org.
Tate House Museum presents ColoniAle 2022: 3-6 p.m., 1267 Westbrook St., Portland. Find out what you don’t know about colonial beer making and take a special guided tour. $20/$25, eventbrite.com.
Billy Ocean: 8 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. $45 to $59.50.
Heir Watanabe: 8 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland. $30 to $150, portlandovations.org.
MARS by Kevin O’Leary: 7 p.m., The Studio Theatre, 25A Forest Ave., Portland, $25, brownpapertickets.com.
open stage: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Three of Strong Spirits, 35B Diamond St., Portland. Music, juggling, dancing, comedy and any other talents guests may have are welcome, facebook.com.
Stu Mahan and Jeff Beam: 6 p.m. Portland Lobster Co., 180 Commercial St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
Adam Swanson Music Workshop: 1:30 p.m., on the history of Ragtime and the beginnings of jazz, Cadenza 5 Depot St., Freeport. visit freeport.com.
Katie Daggett and Ed DesJardins: 7:00 p.m., Cadenza 5 Depot St., Freeport.
Capisic: 8:30 p.m., EPrRelease party and New England punk rock evening, Geno’s Rock Club, 625 Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
carolina: 8 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland. bandsintown.com.
CascoBay UkeFest: 9am-4pm, St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland. $10 to $20, ukuleleshealtheworld.com.
Marc Schultz with special guest Right Hand Shade: 8 p.m., Mended Heart Ministries Cornerstone Baptist Church, 771 Lewiston Road, Topsham. bandsintown.com.
Palaver Strings: A Brilliant Escape: 7 p.m., Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, 519 Congress Street, Portland. mechanicalshallmaine.org.
Panorama: 9 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland. $15.50 $19.50.
King Princess: The Hold On Baby Tour: 8 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St, Portland. $30.
Mary Gauthier and Jaimee Harris: 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland.
Organ Recital by Hentus van Rooyen: 7 p.m., St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 885 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth. stalbansmaine.org.
Taylor Tomlinson: 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. $28.25-$158.25, statetheatreportland.com.
Warren Zeiders: The Up To No Good Tour: 9 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St, Portland. $25.
Anya Marina and Nikki Glaser: 7 p.m., State Theater, 609 Congress St., Portland.
Two-step Aztec: 8 p.m., One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland.
Dirty deeds: 9 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St, Portland. $19+.
The 50th Anniversary Fringe featuring Francisco Mela: 8 p.m., Space Gallery, 538 Congress St, Portland. $20.
Symbio: Swedish hurdy-gurdy and accordion duet: 7:30 p.m., Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. $22 to $27. tickettailor.com.
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. Dance. Music. To like. 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 night: Every Tuesday at Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland. Bring records, CDs or a gamepad; all formats/genres are welcome. flasklounge.com.
Sunday Open Mic: 3-7 p.m. every Sunday, O’Donoghue’s Pub, 103 Pleasant St., Brunswick.
Under the covers : 8-11:30 p.m., third Friday of the month, Seasons Grille, 155 Riverside St., Portland. Free.
“Chicago”: October 7 and 8, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. $45 to $80, portlandovations.org.
“Cupid’s Arrow Strikes Again”Dates: Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, Footlights Theatre, 190 US Route 1, Falmouth. $20, thefootlightstheatre.com.
“Jekyll and Hyde the Musical”: Until October 2, Lyric Music Theatre, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. $20 to $25, lyricmusictheatre.org.
MARS by Kevin O’Leary: September 28-30 and October 1, The Studio Theater at 25A Forest Ave., Portland, $25, brownpapertickets.com.
“The big jump”: Until October 2, Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave. Curtain call after the show on September 25 portlandstage.org/show/the-great-leap.
“The life of a fact”: Good Theater is proud to open its 20th anniversary season October 5-30 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. $30, goodtheatre.com.
“When We Were Young and Fearless”: From September 29 to October 23, Mad Horse Theater Company, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. Make a reservation and pay after the performance, madhorse.com.
Dylan Adler’s Hit That Track – Comedy Special: 7 p.m., Maine House Of Comedy, 77 Free St., Portland.
Spirit Monday: A community hip-hop showcase: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. every second and fourth Monday, Flask Lounge, 117 Spring St., Portland.
Portland Swing Project: swing dance classes for all levels, Mechanics Hall, 519 Congress St., Portland. portlandswingproject.com.
Thursday night comedy: 7 p.m. every Thursday, Stroudwater Distillery, 28 Resurgam Place, Portland. Hosted by Ian MacDonald. Rotating weekly programming. $10 online or in person, eventbrite.com.
Community Calendar: Sept. 30-Oct. seven