‘A Congregation of Birds’
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. Until May 15th. Chocolate Church Arts Center Gallery, 805 Washington St., Bath. chocolatechurcharts.org
Flap your wings and head to the Chocolate Church Arts Center gallery for the “A Congregation of Birds” exhibit featuring artists Kathleen Buchanan, Berri Kramer, Karina Steele and Susan Wilder, all working in different mediums with birds as a central theme. The show opens on Thursday and the opening takes place outdoors from 3.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. on Friday. Four guests at a time will be allowed inside to see the show. You will see works in encaustic, linocut and more.
Tobey Pearl talks about “Terror to the Wicked”
7 p.m. Friday. First set of Friday readings via Zoom, free. printbookstore.com
Print: A Bookstore and Mechanics’ Hall invites you to the final installment of their series of First Friday readings on Zoom. Author Tobey Pearl will read and discuss his book “Terror to the Wicked: American’s First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation”. Set in 1638 in Providence near the settlement of Plymouth, the book brings together the story of a young member of the Nipmuc tribe, who is fatally stabbed, and the subsequent prosecution and trial of the killer and his gang. The story also delves into details about the jury members and the role of the trial in setting the stage for civil liberties and establishing safeguards against injustice.
Virtual Ukulele Workshop
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Via Zoom with Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School; $ 10, registration before 5 p.m. Friday. baychamber.org
Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School invites ukulele players to hop on Zoom for a workshop led by faculty member Jeff Weinberger. The session will focus on strumming the right hand ukulele, choosing and understanding the rhythm for confident beginners and first intermediates. Weinberger will also delve into the rhythms of rhythmic early rock and the elegant selection of ballads. All you need is a tuned uke, access to Zoom, and a big old smile on your face. Documents and the Zoom link will be provided during registration. Make it happen by emailing Mackenzie Gassett at [email protected] or call the office at (207) 236-2823.
‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
7 p.m. Saturday. Mayo Street arts Facebook page, free, donations accepted.
What’s the buzz? We’ll tell you what’s going on! David Worobec of Tophat Productions presents his miniature one-man stage performance from the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar”. Mayo Street Arts invites you to jump to its Facebook page on Saturday night for a live broadcast from Worobec’s house in yours. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s show tells last week’s story of the life of Jesus of Nazareth in a gripping and dramatic way through one epic song after another, including “Heaven on Their Minds “,” I don’t know how to love Him, “” The song of King Herod “and” All is well. “Worobec, a classically trained opera singer, sings and performs each character (and there are several) with 5 inch action figures on a miniature stage.If you are moved by the show, consider donating to benefit Mayo Street Arts and Worobec.
“Ants on a newspaper stream: Curious: think outside the pipeline!” “
Broadcast until Sunday. The Strand Theater, Rockland; pay what you can, free up to $ 20. rocklandstrand.com
The Strand Theater invites children and their young at heart parents to a virtual screening of “Curious: Think Outside the Pipeline!” by folk music duo Ants on a Log. The 40-minute show tells the musical story of two siblings who organize their neighbors to fight for clean air. Helped by a musical community and a dancing pencil, Clio and Taylor learn to stand up for their beliefs and the importance of standing up for what you believe in, in the face of adversaries. You’ll see sock puppets, drawings, and stop-motion videos, and while the plot is fictional, the musical is based on actual and recent events in Philadelphia and across the country.
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