Arts Calendar: July 21-31 – Portland Press Herald


Australian blues / roots musician Harper and his band Midwest Kind will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 25 at the Brickhouse in Scarborough. Contribution / Harper and Midwest Kind

Exhibitions / Galleries

“A community of artists”, Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport, 40 Main St., fine arts, photography and sculpture, until August 15.

Solo exhibition by Colin Page, Maret Hensick in the side gallery, Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St, Portland.

“Contrast” Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily in July. Original works that offer a study of contrasting styles from impressionism to realism,

“Maine Masters of Modernism”, Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 251 US Route 1 in the Falmouth Mall. Featured artists include Will Barnet, Dahlov Ipcar, Lynne Drexler, Rockwell Kent.

“Slack Tide: a moment of calm between the tides”, Chocolate Church Arts Center Gallery in Bath, with Caroline and John Rufo. On view until August 7.

Thursday 22/7

Interview with the artist Laurel Nakadate, noon, virtual lecture on her acclaimed 2011 photographic series, “365 Days: A Catalog of Tears,” part of which is on display at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art,

In progress

“Starting again to reckon with intolerance in Maine”, Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland, until December 31. To schedule an in-person visit to the exhibit and learn more, visit

Elizabeth Moss Galleries, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, US Route 1 in the Falmouth Mall.

Gallery at Widgeon Cove, 31 Widgeon Cove Lane, Harpswell, paintings, jewelry, handmade paper. Call 833-6081 for an appointment or watch for the open flag.

«Re | frame the collection: New Considerations in European and American Art, 1475-1875 ”, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, at December 31.

Space gallery, 538 Congress Street, Portland.

“The Advent of Green Acre, a Bahá’í Learning Center: Selections from the Eliot Bahá’í Archives »Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland, history relating to Green Acre, which continues to operate in Eliot. to October 2; See more at


In progress

Apohadion Theater, virtual projections via


In progress

Bowdoin College Art Museum, Brunswick, hours at

Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum (226 Maine St.), Skolfield-Whittier House (161 Park Row) and Pejepscot History Center (159 Park Row) are open for the season in Brunswick. For hours, lectures and presentations, see

Maine Antidote Museum of Photographic Arts online at

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, collections and exhibitions online at

Portland Art Museum, Congress Street,

Portland Observatory, 138 Congress St., open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Monday, last admission 5 p.m.

Tate House Museum, 1267 Westbrook St., Portland, guided tours inside the historic house every hour from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through October 1. Tickets must be pre-purchased at; $ 15 / adults, $ 12 / seniors, $ 7/12 and under.


317 Main Community Center Summer Concert Series, Railroad Square Pavilion, Yarmouth, 7 p.m. August 5, 26 and September 23.

Outdoor concert series for the bath, 7:30 p.m. on Fridays until July 30, behind the Grant Building, 31 Center Street Contemporary folk, indie, country, rock, pop and jazz. All ages. $ 12 / show, free under 12,

Bowdoin International Music Festival, streaming until August 6,

“Dream: the music of the Everly brothers” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 23-25, Pickard Theater on the Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick, $ 50- $ 60 at or 725-8769.

Evening concerts at Royal River Park, Yarmouth at 6 p.m. Wednesday through August 18. The performances are free and snacks will be available for purchase,

Gazebo concerts at Library Park, 7 p.m. Tuesday to August 31, 890 Washington St., Bath,

Music on the mall, 6 p.m. Wednesday to September 1, Brunswick Town Mall. Release.

Live summer sunsets, 4 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through July, Thompson’s Point, Portland. Variety of live music, food trucks, games, beers,

Waterfront Park Concert Series, 6 p.m. Saturday to August 28, 61 Commercial Street, Bath,

Wolfe Neck Center, live music from noon to 4 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month and the third Saturday in September at the tent in front of the Little River Farm.

Friday 23/7

Ryan Montbleau, 9 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St., Portland, $ 20.

Saturday 24/7

Afrobeat Saturdays, 9 p.m., Aura Maine, 121 Center St, Portland. Free,

Sam Luke Chase and his friends, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Portland Lobster Company, 180 Commercial St., Portland. Release, lobster company

Lucie Dacus, 8 p.m. with special guest Laura Stevenson, Portland House of Music, 25 Temple St., Portland. $ 25/30 day of show.

Stéphanie Atkins album release party, 7 p.m., for “Promise Street”. Blue, 650A Congress St., Portland. Visit Facebook for details.

Sunday 25/7

Harper and Midwest type, the Brickhouse, 259 Broadturn Road, Scarborough. Mix of blues and roots, $ 25,

Friday 30/7

Nathaniel Rateliff and the night sweats, 5:45 p.m. Thompson’s Point, 4 Thompson’s Point, Portland. $ 50,

“The Flying Dutchman” – Opera Maine, 7 p.m., celebrate Maine’s bicentennial at the Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. $ 34 to $ 127,

Shostakovich and Mendelssohn, 7:30 p.m., live broadcast from the Studzinski recital hall in Brunswick. Release,

MSMT 1 stars, 7:30 p.m., Pickard Theater at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, $ 36- $ 68,

In progress

Cadence, 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, livestream via Facebook. $ 18 to $ 20. Visit for links to Eventbrite schedules and tickets.

DaPonte String Quartet, digital content posted Wednesdays at 7 p.m. on YouTube.

Irish night in the blue, 8 p.m. Wednesdays via Facebook Live.

Jazz Sesh Facebook Group hosted by Blue at 9 p.m. Tuesday,

Out of the blue Port City Blue live series. Various dates.

State Theater live broadcasts from Portland via Facebook,


Stroudwater comic series, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, Stroudwater Distillery, 4 Thompson’s Point, Portland. $ 10, reservations required through

“The comedy of errors”, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday through July 31, Fenix ​​Theater Company in Deering Oaks Park, Portland. Release,

“The Everly Brothers” Collaboration Maine State Music Theater with Portland Stage, July 23-25, Pickard Theater on the campus of Bowdoin College, Brunswick. $ 50 to $ 60 at or 725-8769.


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