December 5: She Speaks
Five women will take to the stage and share their stories about the many signs, signals, and indicators we experience along the road to change. The women of this SheSpeaks will offer perspective, inspiration and some good food for thought along with a few laughs.
The women of this SheSpeaks are…
Johnna Major ~ Breaking Free From My Fortress
Molly Tarleton ~ Moving Into Fluid
Molly Simmons ~ The People At My Table
Becky Carpenter ~ Saying What I Do Believe
Shannon Bryan ~ Getting Ready For My Shit Show
December 6: Future Artists of Portland
First Friday Opening
Every Wednesday since the beginning of October, Art Education students from Maine College of Art have been coming to Mayo Street Arts to teach and inspire children from the East Bayside neighborhood. This is a showcase of the art that was created during this vibrant community arts mentorship. Come meet the future teachers and artists of Portland! Mayo Street’s own Club Hip Hop will be performing their latest dance routine at 5pm.
Dec 6: The Jazz Workshop with Robin and Rose
December 13: Tall Horse/Builder of the House/Yes We Kin
December 14: Big Chill Craft Fair
Local arts, crafts, and vintage sale.
1st floor–> Local artists, crafters, and vintage vendors
Downstairs–> D.I.Y. craft workshop for kids and kids at heart
January 3: The Hard Times of Woody Guthrie
$8, adults/ $4, Kids 12 & under
“The Hard Times of Woody Guthrie” is a show made for all ages, particularly the young and impressionable. The Dolly Wagglers take you on a tour of the life and music of the beloved figure with Hand Puppets, Flying Cardboard and a scrolling backdrop. 30 minutes with live music!
January 4: Over A Cardboard Sea / Tumbling Bones
8:00 pm (doors, 7:30)
“We really like their music. And they’re so darned cute!” – Our moms
February 22: Legend of the Banana Kid
Length of show: approx. 45 minutes
Recommended audience: ages 4 and up
A puppet show by the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers
Little Chucky heads to the Wild West to outwit outlaws in this cowboy adventure! With a fistful of bananas, Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bad Bart and his gang of bandits. (*please note that there are no guns in the show).
“The Legend of the Banana Kid” features 20 of our hand-crafted glove, mouth and rod puppets, and a slew of flying and twirling styrofoam bananas.
See some clips from “The Legend of the Banana Kid” (warning: not high quality film or sound!):