Tuesday, August 2

The cinematic post-rock Portland band The Baltic Sea releases another astounding album tonight at Port City Music Hall (504 Congress St., Portland) at 8 p.m. The likeminded Maine band  Nice Places shares the bill. Tix: $2 (18+). 899-4990. portcitymusichall.com.


Wednesday, August 3

How can we not put this one in Highlights? Selene Luna, an ex-burlesque performer who’s worked with Margaret Cho and stands 3’10” tall, is performing stand-up comedy at the St. Lawrence Arts Center (76 Congress St., Portland) at 7 p.m. Tix: $12 (don’t risk it; get a sitter). 775-5568. stlawrencearts.org