Detail from "Temptation,” a woven tapestry by Barbara Burns.
Detail from “Temptation,” a woven tapestry by Barbara Burns.

Sunday, July 10

The 30 members of Maine Fiberarts chosen to participate in the juried exhibition Innovations: Contemporary Art will smash any preconceptions you may have about the art form. The tapestries, rugs, quilts and fabrics on view at the group’s gallery (13 Main St., Topsham) are technically stunning and thematically bold. The organizers of the show, which opened last month and continues through Sept. 3, host a reception today from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 721-0678. mainefiberarts.org. Tonight at the State Theatre (142 High St., Portland), the soulful force of nature Ms. Lauryn Hill performs her politically pointed hip hop and R&B at 9 p.m. Tix: $65-$70 (all ages). 800-745-3000. statetheatreportland.com.