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Theater

City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford. Steel Magnolias, May 12-21; Wizard of Oz, Jul. 21-Aug. 6. 282-0849 citytheater.org

Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center 76 Congress St. The Trip to Bountiful, through Apr. 30. 885-5883. goodtheater.com

Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. Spring Awakening, through Apr. 2; Catch Me If You Can, Jun 2-18. 799-1421 lyricmusictheater.org

Mad Horse Theater, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, through Apr. 9; Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, May 4-21. 747-4148 madhorse.com

Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Rte. 1, Falmouth. Swan Lake, through Apr. 9; Spring Recital 2017, May 19-20. 781-7672 mainestateballet.org

Portland Ballet, at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 471 Stroudwater St., Westbrook. Swan Lake Act II, Apr. 28-29. 772-9671 portlandballet.org

Portland Ovations, 50 Monument Sq. Annie Broadway National Tour, Apr. 20; Pippin Broadway National Tour, May 13. 842-0800 porttix.com

Portland Players, 420 Cottage Rd., South Portland. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, through Apr. 9; Rock of Ages, May 19-Jun. 4. 799-7337 portlandplayers.org

Portland Stage Company, 25 Forest Ave. Play Me A Story, every Saturday; String Around My Finger by Brenda Withers, through Apr. 24; Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar, May 2-21. 774-0645 portlandstage.org

Public Theater, 31 Maple St., Lewiston. Ripcord by Norm Foster, May 5-24. 782-3200 thepublictheatre.org

Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Rd., Standish. Plaza Suite by Neil Simon, Apr. 7-23; Disney’s Mulan Jr., May 19-21; Peter Pan, Jul. 13-30. 642-3743 schoolhousearts.org

Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. 3rd Flr., Waterville. Disney’s The Little Mermaid, through Apr. 9. 873-7000 operahouse.org

Galleries

Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St., Lewiston. Senior Thesis Exhibition, Apr. 7-May 27; Kate Gilmore: In Your Way, Jun. 9-Oct. 7. 786-6158 bates.edu/museum

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1 Bath Rd., Brunswick. Sosaku-Hanga: Twentieth Century Japanese Creative Prints, through Apr. 16; Modern Medieval: Materiality and Spirituality in German Expressionism, through Jun. 4. 725-3275 bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Center for Maine Contemporary Arts, 21 Winter Street, Rockland. David Driskell, Renewal and Form, through May 11; Mark Wethli, Piper Club, through May 14; Sam Cady, Parts of the Whole, through May 21. 701-5005 cmcanow.org

Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Dr., Waterville. No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki, through Jun. 4; Marsden Hartley’s Maine, through Jun. 18; Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s, Apr. 30-Aug. 6; Graphic Matters: George Bellows & World War I, through Sept. 3. 859-5600 colby.edu/museum

Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. Art of Disaster, through Apr. 23; American Treasures From the Farnsworth, Apr. 4-Oct. 29; Celebrating Maine, Apr. 5-Oct. 29. 596-6457 farnsworthmuseum.org

First Friday Art Walk, downtown Portland. Visit local galleries, studios, and museums, Apr. 7, May 5. artwalkmaine.org

Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. Maine: The Way Life Is, Apr. 6-29; William Irvine and Nancy Morgan Barnes exhibition, May 4-27. 772-2693 greenhutgalleries.me

Maine College of Art, 522 Congress St. Artist Lecture: Ian Lynam Design, Apr. 6; MECAmorphosis, May 4. 699-5025 meca.edu/events

Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress St. Beer in the Garden: Historic Foodways, Apr. 18; Veterans’ Voices exhibit, through Apr. 29; Longfellow’s Cocktail Party & Magical History Tour, May 12-13. 774-1822 mainehistory.org

Maine Maritime Museum, 234 Washington St., Bath. Through These Gates: Maine Shipyard Photography 1858-2016, Feb. 8-Sep. 24; See the Light: the Preservation of Midcoast Maine Lighthouses, May 27-Oct. 22. 443-1416 mainemaritimemuseum.org

Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Sq., Portland. The Mistress and the Muse, through June 4; The Thrill of the Chase, through Apr. 30; Artist’s Choice: Photographs from the Judy Glickman Lauder collection, through May 29. 775-6148 portlandmuseum.org

Yarmouth Frame & Gallery, 720 Route 1, Yarmouth. Enchanted, Apr. 29. 846-7777
yarmouthframeandgallery.com

Music

Blue, 650 Congress St. Clara Junken, Apr. 4, May 2; Jared Steer Trio, Apr. 8; Sassquatch, Apr. 2. 774-4111. portcityblue.com

Empire, 575 Congress St. Jackson Whalan with Outlet & STL GLD, Apr. 22, Marbin, May 6. 747-5063 portlandempire.com

Maine Academy of Modern Music, 125 Presumpscot St. The Kids are All Right ft. Kate Beever, Apr. 1; Kids & Teens Open Stage, Apr. 7; MAMM Slam, Preliminary Round, Apr. 8; MAMM All Roads Event, Apr. 29; The Kids are All Right ft. Namory Keita, May 6. 899-3433 maineacademyofmusic.org

Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St. Celtic Woman, Apr. 9; Mark O’Connor, Apr. 29; Tony Bennett, May 11. 842-0800 porttix.com

One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. Way Down Wanderers, Apr. 5; GoldenOak & Bold Riley, Apr. 7; Dan Navarro & Darden Smith, Apr. 12; Maia Sharp & Catie Curtis, Apr. 23; Pierre Bensusan, Apr. 28; Greg Brown, Apr. 29; John Craigie with Joel Thetford, May 7. 761-1757 onelongfellowsquare.com

Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St. Dopapod, Apr. 5; The Jayhawks, Apr. 18; Mighty Mystic, Apr. 20; JoJo: Mad Love Tour, Apr. 25; The Dustbowl Revival, May 5; Real Estate, May 7; The Wind and The Wave, May 19. 956-6000 portcitymusichall.com

Portland House of Music and Entertainment, 57 Temple St. A Tribute to the Golden Era of Burlesque, Apr. 8; Sam Outlaw, Apr. 22; Live Music Mon. through Sat. 805-0134 portlandhouseofmusic.com

Portland Symphony Orchestra, 20 Myrtle St. Beethoven’s Ninth, Apr. 23; Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique, May 16. 842-0800 porttix.com

Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium 20 Myrtle St. Emanuel Ax, Apr. 15.
842-0800
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Space Gallery, 538 Congress Street. Six Organs of Admittance with Asa Irons, Apr. 3. 828-5600 space538.org

State Theatre, 609 Congress St. Waka Flocka Flame, Apr. 14; The Gloaming, Apr. 20; Twiddle, May 6; Kris Kristofferson, May 7; Mastodon with Eagles of Death Metal & Russian Circles, May 9. 956-6000
statetheatreportland.com

Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dug Way Rd., Brownfield. An Evening with Tom Rush Accompanied by Matt Nakoa, Apr. 8; Ruthie Foster, Apr. 22; Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, Apr. 28; The Mallet Brother’s Band, Apr. 29; Del McCoury Band, May 5; The Wailin’ Jennys, May 9; Susan Werner, May 12. 935-7292 stonemountainartscenter.com

Sugarloaf, The Rack BBQ, 5092 Access Rd., Carrabassett Valley. Reggae Festival, Apr. 6-9; The Maine Dead Project playing the music of The Grateful Dead, Apr. 15. 800-THE-LOAF sugarloaf.com

Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. 3rd Flr., Waterville. National Theater Live: Hedda Gabler, Apr. 15; The Met: Eugene Onegin, Apr. 22; Blue Öyster Cult, May 25; The Met: Der Rosenkavalier, May 27. 873-7000 operahouse.org

Comedy

Andy’s Old Port Pub, 94 Commercial St. Dan Gilbert, Josh Ramirez, & Scott McLaughlin, Apr. 7; Nick Crowley, Kevin Neales, & Krystal Kamenides, May 5. 874-ANDY andysoldportpub.com

Community Television Network, 516 Congress St. Portland Playback Theater, the first Friday of every month. 775-2900 ctn5.org

Johnson Hall, 280 Water St., Gardiner. Mark Scalia, Joe Flynn, & John Sucich,
Apr. 22; Maine Event Comedy, May 13. 582-7144 johnsonhall.org

Lincolns, 36 Market St. Laugh Shack comedy every Thursday. facebook.com/thelaughshack

Somerset Abbey, 98 Main St., Madison. Mark Turcotte & Maine Event Comedy, every second Fri. of the month; Johnny Ater, James Spizuoco, & Kevin Neales, Apr. 14; Dan Boulger, Josh Day, & Tuck Tucker, May 12. 696-5800 somersetabbey.net

State Theatre, 609 Congress St. Randy & Mr. Lahey (from Trailer Park Boys), Feb. 14. 956-6000 statetheatreportland.com

Stone Mountain Arts Center, 695 Dug Way Rd., Brownfield. Bob Marley, Apr. 18. 935-7292 stonemountainartscenter.com

Waterville Opera House, 93 Main St. 3rd Flr., Waterville. Juston McKinney, Apr. 29. 873-7000 operahouse.org

Film

Broke and Stoked Video Contest, Sugarloaf, 5092 Access Rd., Carrabassett Valley. Ten finalists of the outdoor adventure film contest as part of The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, Apr. 1. 1-800-THE-LOAF sugarloaf.com

Emerge Film Festival, Community Little Theater, 30 Academy St., Auburn. Featuring Neptune, One Team: The Story of the Lewiston High School Blue Devils, Baby, Baby, Baby, and more, Apr. 28-May 1. 755-9470 emergefilmfestival.org

Maine Deaf Film Festival, University of Maine, 96 Falmouth St. Apr. 28-29. 780-4582 mainedeaffilmfest.com

Tasty Events

Aurora Provisions, 64 Pine St. Two to three free tastings each month on Tuesdays. 871-9060 auroraprovisions.com

Browne Trading Market, Portland. Regular wine tastings, through June. 775-7560, brownetrading.com

Craft Beer Cellar, 111 Commercial St. Craft beer tasting every Fri. 956-7322 craftbeercellar.com

Gourmet Gala, Ocean Gateway. A celebration of food featuring samples from local restaurants and caterers, wine, and beer. Plus: Corporate Chopped Challenge live cooking event. Apr. 11. garyshouse.org

Gulf of Maine Seafood Celebration, 350 Commercial St. Local chefs, live music, and local seafood, Apr. 27. 772-2321 gmri.org

Leroux Kitchen, Portland. Free wine tastings on the 2nd Saturday of each month, 1-3 p.m. 553-7665, lerouxkitchen.com

Local Sprouts, 649 Congress St., Portland. Music Brunch with Sean Mencher and friends, every Sun. localsproutscooperative.com

Lolita Vinoteca + Asador, 90 Congress St., Portland. Tapas Mondays, every Mon. 3:30-10:30; wines paired with small plates. 775-5652 lolita-portland.com

Otherside Delicatessen, 164 Veranda St. Monthly wine tastings. 761-9650 othersidedeli.com

Rosemont Markets, Portland and Yarmouth. Two to three free tastings each month on Fridays. 774-8129 rosemontmarket.com

Sweetgrass Farm Old Port Tasting Room, 324 Fore St. Tasting bar is open year-round for Maine-made wines and spirits. 761-8GIN sweetgrasswinery.com

Toast on the Coast, Ocean Gateway. Gourmet food and upscale wine pairings in a benefit for Easterseals Maine, May 11. 828-0754 toastonthecoast.com

Wine & Food Walks, Portland. Join sommelier Erica Archer for a themed walk through a Portland neighborhood with wine and spirit tastings paired with delicious foods, every Sat. 619-4630 winewiseevents.com

Don’t Miss

Animal Welfare Vacation Camp, 46 Holland Rd., Kennebunk. Camp for ages 7-12 focusing on animal care & connection, Apr. 17-21. 985-3244 animalwelfaresociety.org

Annual May Day Festival, Downtown Kennebunk. Craft markets, live music, climbing wall, and a parade to celebrate spring, May 1. 985-2102 kennebunkmaine.us

Bug Light Kite Festival, 55 Bug Light Park, South Portland. Presented by the South Portland Historical Society, this annual festival features live music, a fundraising barbeque, demonstrations, and an impressive kite-flying spectacle, May 20. 767-7299 sphistory.org

Cross Insurance Arena, 1 Civic Center Sq. Traxxs Monster Trucks Destruction Tour, Apr. 21-22. 775-3481 crossarenaportland.com

Golden Dragon Acrobats, Merrill Auditorium 20 Myrtle St. An evening of award-winning acrobatics, dance, and costumes, Apr. 6.
842-0800
porttix.com

Riverdance, Merrill Auditorium 20 Myrtle St. An innovative and exciting blend of Irish dance, music, and song, May 31. 842-0800 porttix.com

Sugarloaf Marathon and 15K, 5092 Access Rd., Carrabassett Valley. Sugarloaf Marathon and 15K, a Boston Marathon qualifying race, May 21. 800-THE-LOAF sugarloaf.com

Sunday River, Sunday River Rd., Newry. Pond-A-Palooza, Apr. 8; The Great Tailgate, Apr. 15; Ski Maynia, May 1. 800-542-2754
sundayriver.com

Thompson’s Point,10 Thompson’s Point. BESWOON, a curated bridal showcase, Apr. 8; Steel Drum Festival, May 7; Street, Eats, & Beats, a food truck event with beer and live music, May 20. 747-5288
thompsonspointmaine.com

Worthy Wednesdays Benefit Dinners, David’s KPT, Kennebunkport. 10% of evening revenues are donated to a local nonprofit every Weds. through Apr. 17.
boathouseme.com

–Compiled by Bailey O’Brien

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