Siembra is the first concert in the International Heritage Music Series! Siembra, meaning “to sow”, works to develop and spread the musical percussion traditions of the Afro-Caribbean. Rooted principally in the rhythms of African ethnicities represented in Cuba: the Yoruba, the Dahomey, and the Congo or Bantu, Siembra explores this music with percussion and voice, […]
The students living in the Portland Housing Authority neighborhoods of Riverton Park, Sagamore Village, and Kennedy Park are pleased to be presenting their original artwork to you on Friday, June 7th from 5-8pm at Mayo Street Arts. In an effort to lend these talented yet underserved youth visibility in their community and give that community […]
During the cold Maine winter of 2009, jazz-infused harmonies met bluegrass roots in Jo’s small kitchen. Two years later they hit the road with their spot-on vocal harmonies and groove driven, genre bending arrangements of Sorcha’s songs and select covers. Their live performances are honest, lively and moving – from the 2012 Falcon Ridge Folk […]
Mayo Street Arts presents the first International Heritage Music Series in Portland. Based on the idea that music is inherent to strengthening community in cultures around the world, the series will celebrate regional music and dance traditions. Performances will showcase leading artists in Afro-Carribean percussion and song, Bulgarian women’s vocal music, and Manouche Gypsy Jazz. […]
Come learn Lindy Hop, Charleston and East Coast Swing, meet new people and have a ridiculous amount of fun. No partner necessary, and absolute beginners welcome. Six-week series starts Tuesday May 14th 6:30-9:30pm. Beginning Swing – 6:30-7:30pm This class will get you out on the dance floor! Come learn East Coast (6-count) Swing in a […]
Ray Harrington is an infectiously likable New England born comedian who has performed from Las Vegas to London, England. From comedy clubs, festivals, and colleges across the country, Ray’s improvisational riffing and irreverent material create a unique and hilarious experience that embraces the uncomfortable and the absurd with a smile and a laugh. Ray Harrington […]
Following the 10th International Toy Theater Festival, Great Small Works will embark on a short New England tour featuring work of Great Small Works and two international companies-Facto Teatro from Mexico City; and Barbara Steinitz and Bjoern Kollin from Berlin. Each show on the tour will feature programs by two or three of the companies, […]
Featuring: Mr. NEET, Rotundo Sealeg, & Computer at Seat Doors at 8pm, show at 8:30pm. Tickets are $5 at the door.