Local author Alex Irvine has a new book, Anthropocene Rag, about an “emergent AI,” named Prospector Ed, who leads an expedition through a dystopian future U.S.A. in search of myth and meaning. He tells us about it at Print (273 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Free. 536-4778. printbookstore.com.
Through April 2
Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band delivers another look at the seminal quintet that redefined what rock music could be. It shows at Frontier (14 Maine St., Fort Andross, Brunswick). Tix: $7-$9. 725-5222. explorefrontier.com.
Through May 16
The Maine Museum of Photographic Arts is celebrating its first 10 years with a huge show of work from 100 Maine photo collectors. Still life, portraiture, abstraction, photojournalism — it’s all on view through May 16 at their gallery space in the Glickman Library on USM’s Portland campus; open Mon.-Thurs. 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri. 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. 331-6622. mainemuseumofphotographicarts.org.
Through Aug. 2
The exhibition Fast Fashion/Slow Art, which opened in late January at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, in Brunswick, and continues through Aug. 2, includes films, installations and performances by an international group of artists exploring (and exposing) the oppressive factory-labor conditions behind mass-produced apparel. Open Tues., Wed., Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 725-3275. bowdoin.edu.
Through June 14
For The House of the Soul, curator Hilary Irons assembled work by 10 artists, ranging from anatomical illustration to sculptural conceptualism, that sheds new light on how we see and understand the human body. It opened last month at the UNE Art Gallery (716 Stevens Ave., Portland) and continues through June 14. Open daily from noon to 10 p.m. Free. 602-3000. une.edu.