Events

 

Bob and the Trubadors

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland, ME

04101

The Trubadors, led by Bob Murray and featuring Portland musicians Jim Goss and Getty Payson, as well as Vermonter Jeremiah McLane, have chosen Mayo Street Arts for their Maine debut.
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The Trubadors, led by Bob Murray and featuring Portland musicians Jim Goss and Getty Payson, as well as Vermonter Jeremiah McLane, have chosen Mayo Street Arts for their Maine debut. Join them for an intimate performance where they will share their hearts and their virtuosity as well as their songbook of all original music written about and inspired by their nightly dreams. The evening will be one of heart-cracking tenderness woven together with raucous energy and sweet, sweet musicality. Come ready to be filled with their deep stew of guitar, piano, accordion, solo grace and moving harmony. Child Inside Be Heard is the new album in the Bob and the Trubadors' collection and the first to feature all four band members. This collection offers up a fertile brew of original music, folk-based with shades of blues, jazz, and world music. This is true soul music.
    Prices for May 2, 2014 at 8:00PM
  • General $15.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.52 and a venue fee of $0.00)

Mother Love

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland , ME

04101

A showcase of music and poetry honoring motherhood in all its manifestations
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A showcase of music and poetry honoring motherhood in all its manifestations. Featuring Robin Merrill, Monique Barrett, and Nora Meiners. With special appearances by Alison and Carlton Parsons, Chaka Gordon, Evah Hellewell, Jenn Carter, Kate Sanders-Fleming and more!
    Prices for May 10, 2014 at 4:00PM
  • Advance $10.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.34 and a venue fee of $0.00)

Zemya World Folk Ensemble

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland , ME

04101

Shimmering harmonies from Eastern Europe and beyond
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Passionate about the unifying power of music, the folk ensemble Zemya is inspired by some of the world's most colorful cultures. Their performances feature vocal selections from Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Georgia, Croatia, Israel, South Africa and the British Islesmusic they interpret with their own shimmering, exquisite harmonies and infectious energy. Sharing both name and spirit with the Bulgarian word for "earth," Zemya has been delighting and surprising Maine audiences of all ages for more than 12 years. Their voices weave together lush, expressive, often haunting melodies that transport listeners to far corners of the globe. Directed by Deborah Gordon, the ensemble includes Joy Ahrens, Barbara Beckelman, Hildy Ginsberg, Abby King, Mischa Schuler, and Ann Swardlick. www.zemyasings.com
    Prices for June 6, 2014 at 8:00PM
  • General $15.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.52 and a venue fee of $0.00)

  • Student $10.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.34 and a venue fee of $0.00)

The Mystical Mayo Street Medicine Show

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland , ME

04101

Featuring: Mind Reader Rory Raven Also starring: Matiss Duhon (Juggler Extraordinaire), Joie Grandbois & Stephen Carpenter (Theatrical Belly Dance), Vintage Cartoons And More. With your hosts: John Sighless Supinski & Artur Kaptelinin.
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Featuring: Mind Reader Rory Raven Also starring: Matiss Duhon (Juggler Extraordinaire), Joie Grandbois & Stephen Carpenter (Theatrical Belly Dance), Vintage Cartoons And More. With your hosts: John Sighless Supinski & Artur Kaptelinin. "Neither a psychic nor a magician, I offer a new and compelling experience unlike anything you've ever seen. I will read your mind, bend your spoon, and leave you talking about it for the rest of your life." -Rory Raven Matiss Duhon taught himself to juggle at the age of 13, then immediately began teaching anyone with the slightest interest in learning. Five years later, a local pizza restaurant invited Matiss to perform, launching his stage career. Matiss has performed across the country, including in Texas, Iowa, Illinois, Washington DC, New York, and Maine. In a career highlight, footage of Matiss juggling was once used in a montage about Chicago during a German news program. Matiss can be found performing solo and with slackline walker George Weatherbee at the Saturday Farmers Markets in Portland, ME. Matiss also likes dinosaurs, cephalopods, comics, and GIS. He has even studied three of these at the college level. matissduhon.com Joie Grandbois Dancer, choreographer, musician, writerstoryteller. Whether she is using the medium of dance, rhythm or words Joie seeks to bring to life the character present in a creative work. Blending the arts of music and theater with the improvisational nature of belly dance she brings drama, humor and an appreciation for the unexpected to the stage. She is the founder and director of the street vaudeville performance troupe Dark Follies which formed in 2008 and performs as a solo artist around New England.. She teaches Theatrical and Exploratory Belly Dance in Portland, Maine at Bright Star World Dance. www.joiegrandbois.blogspot.com www.darkfollies.com Stephen Carpenter, has been studying hand percussion for most of the current century with a particular focus on the rhythms of the middle east. Stephen has played with variety of performers in Maine and around New England in both stage and classroom settings. Through the voice of the drum and ney he seeks to create a conversation between the music, dancer and audience. He is a founding member of the band Spoonmaker's Diamond and for the past four years he has been the musical director for the Portland, Maine based street vaudeville troupe Dark Follies. Stephen is also a professional woodworker who crafts many of the instruments he plays upon.
    Prices for April 26, 2014 at 8:00PM
  • General $10.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.34 and a venue fee of $0.00)

  • In Circus or Sideshow Costume $7.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.24 and a venue fee of $0.00)

"Circus From Scratch" Summer Camp

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland , ME

04101

A four day camp from June 30 to July 3. 1-4pm each day. Ages 7-11
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A four day camp from June 30 to July 3. 1-4pm each day. Ages 7-11 Instructor: Abbeth Russell The Circus is coming to town this summer. It is a circus that doesn't exist yet because it is going to be created by you! Play exciting art games to open your mind and get your creativity flowing. Draw, paint, sculpt, and scrawl the most extraordinary circus you can imagine. Create a slew of crazy creatures and bring them to life in a puppet show. Learn the basics of juggling and make your own colorful bean bag juggling balls. At the end of the week we will all have put together an art, circus, and puppet show for friends and family. This week long camp will be jam packed with fun, creation, inspiration, and just a little bit of hand eye coordination.
    Prices for June 30, 2014 at 1:00PM
  • General $100.00

    (Plus a service fee of $4.49 and a venue fee of $0.00)

Video Nasties/ Margy Pepper/Parasol/Fur

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street

Portland , ME

04101

From out of the basement and into Mayo Street Arts come the swirling sounds of the punk rock underground. Love the music but hate the asbestos? Come grind to the pulsating beat of local slime-slingers VIDEO NASTIES, warm your cold, cold hearts with the sing-along style of catchy, informed pop-punk band MARGY PEPPER from Olympia, WA, incite a dance riot with Boston's best anarcho-pop band PARASOL, and bang your brains out to the thumping groove of local favorites FUR, feat. 2/5 of the mighty Rattlesnakes. Then go home and rest easy, knowing you've just enjoyed all of the perks of a sweaty basement show without inhaling all of that black mold.
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From out of the basement and into Mayo Street Arts come the swirling sounds of the punk rock underground. Love the music but hate the asbestos? Come grind to the pulsating beat of local slime-slingers VIDEO NASTIES, warm your cold, cold hearts with the sing-along style of catchy, informed pop-punk band MARGY PEPPER from Olympia, WA, incite a dance riot with Boston's best anarcho-pop band PARASOL, and bang your brains out to the thumping groove of local favorites FUR, feat. 2/5 of the mighty Rattlesnakes. Then go home and rest easy, knowing you've just enjoyed all of the perks of a sweaty basement show without inhaling all of that black mold.
    Prices for April 18, 2014 at 7:00PM
  • General $7.00

    (Plus a service fee of $1.24 and a venue fee of $0.00)