The trio Dirty Mae pairs gritty Southern Americana with the cabaret vocals of Cassie Fireman to create an intriguingly palatable style all their own. They’re at Blue (650 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Free (donations encouraged; 21+). 774-4111. portcityblue.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 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.