November 23, 2014

Spybird Theater: Egg Noir

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Egg Noir is a highly visual and distinctly surreal exploration of genetic engineering. Egg Noir uses puppets, objects, and shadows to create a most unusual world. There will be two performances of Egg Noir at Mayo Street Arts on Saturday, November 22nd: 3pm matinee with an audience talkback to follow, led by puppeteer Ian Bannon of Figures of Speech Theater 8pm evening show, with a reception with artist Jana Zeller of Spybird Theater to follow. Tickets: $12 in adv/$15 at the door | students $10 adv/$12 door Click Here for Tickets Spybird Theater’s work is inspired by the manually-operated machines of the pre-internet and pre-technological …continue reading

Kyle Morgan / Robinson & Rohe Lightbox Christmas Concert

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 8pm – 10pm Tickets: $10 in Advance / $12 at Door Click Here for Tickets Robinson & Rohe go deep into the Christmas repertoire of the the haunting melodies of old Europe, the joyful singalongs of the southern US, modern takes on the strange and ancient Christmas tale, and solstice songs – traveling with a gorgeous set piece, a triptych of paper cut light boxes designed by illustrator Andrew Benincasa. With new solo works by Kyle Morgan of Tumbling Bones. For the past eight years, Robinson & Rohe has been performing a Lightbox Christmas Concert and Singalong. A crowd of friends and neighbors has …continue reading

International Heritage Music Series – Stämbandet

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7pm Click Here for Tickets Tickets: $12 in advance / $15 at the door. Student Tickets: $7 in advance / $8 at the door Join Scandinavian vocal ensemble Stämbandet for a special evening of holiday music and traditions, including a children’s candle-lit Lucia procession bringing light during the darkest time of the year. This captivating vocal band often breaks into six- and seven part harmonies, and has a reputation for excellence both as an a cappella ensemble and a World Music vocal group. Led by Allen LeVines, musical director, Stämbandet performs a wide range of a folk traditions unique to …continue reading

Crabgrass Puppet Theatre: African Adventure Tales

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Saturday February 7th, 10am and 2pm, $5 kids/$8 adults Sunday February 8th, 10am and 2pm, $5 kids/$8 adults Monday February 9th, show times TBA Monday shows are for school groups, please contact: director@mayostreetarts.org to find out more In “Koi and the Kola Nuts,” the young son of a chief sets out on a wonderful journey in search of fortune, carrying only a sack of kola nuts. His kindness to the creatures he meets is rewarded when their assistance saves his life! And in “Anansi the Spider,” we meet one of the most hilarious trickster characters in world folklore! Crabgrass brings these …continue reading

The Squid Jiggers – Live Album & Concert Film Release

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  Saturday March 14th, 7:30 p.m., $15 all tickets Click Here for Tickets Join The Squid Jiggers, Maine’s rollicking kings of salty, celtic-inspired folk music, as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the release of their first live album and concert film. The evening will include on-stage performances and clips from the film. The Squid Jiggers are Dave Rowe and Troy R. Bennett. They combine their talents on guitar, bass, bodhran, harmonica, accordion and tin whistle. They conjure vocal harmonies as thick as a Maine fog. Rowe grew up on the Maine music scene, learning the music trade literally at …continue reading

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: Everybody Loves Pirates

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Showtimes: Saturday April 11th, 10 am and 2 pm. Sunday April 12th, 10 am & 2pm. Monday April 13, showtimes TBA (Monday shows are for school groups & field trips, please contact us to arrange to bring your school or class) Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! The kids get some help from their new ocean-dwelling friends, including enthusiastic superhero Lobster Boy, his reluctant sidekick Crabby, and an overgrown sea monkey. “Everybody Loves Pirates” features 15 of our hand-crafted mouth and rod …continue reading

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