An Evening with Clarisse Karasira

SATURDAY, JAN 21 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM Rwandan superstar singer, songwriter, cultural dancer, and poet Clarisse Karasira makes her MSA debut! Joined by local musicians, she will share folk music infused with Rwandan traditional music and dances. Drawing an international audience, Clarisse has over 30 million...

Palaver Strings’ Beehive Chamber Series: Painted Dreams

SATURDAY, JAN 7 — Doors at 3:00 PM; Show at 3:30 PM SATURDAY, JAN 7 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM This chamber program recalls sunnier times in the depths of a New England winter. Palaver Strings begins with Reena Esmail’a duo Nadiya, and continues with the...

Puppeteers’ Happy Hour: Breath, Focus, Movement

Sunday, January 8 at 4:00 PM Join us for Puppeteers’ Happy Hour! This recurring informal gathering is for puppet artists and enthusiasts to share their work and ideas, catch up on the latest puppet dirt, and hang out.  For this very special happy hour, puppeteer extraordinaire Ian Bannon will lead...

The Grand Duchess of Casco Bay: Chartreuse Money

SATURDAY, JAN 28 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM SUNDAY, JAN 29 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM Professional Drag Queen Chartreuse Money delivers a one-woman show featuring storytelling through live singing, comedy, lip-syncing, and dance. Find the magic of Portland with The Grand Duchess...

(POSTPONED) the coldharts’ EDGAR ALLAN

ANNOUNCEMENT:  the Coldhart’s Edgar Allan is being postponed due to an artist emergency. The event will be rescheduled for Spring 2023, with more information coming soon. Eleven-year-old Edgar Allan has only one goal: to be the most remarkable boy at English boarding school.  He has only one obstacle: Edgar Allan. Edgar Allan...

St. Lucia’s Day Procession w/ Northbound

SATURDAY, DEC 10 — Doors at 3:30 PM; Show at 4:00 PM SUNDAY, DEC 11 — Doors at 3:30 PM; Show at 4:00 PM Imagine Santa Lucia with her crown of candles, joined by children bringing song and light into the darkness of winter. Come join us at Mayo...

Palaver Strings’ Beehive Chamber Series: What If?

SATURDAY, DEC 3 — Doors at 3:00 PM; Show at 3:30 PM SATURDAY, DEC 3 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM Palaver Strings’ Chamber Series opener features beloved string quartet repertoire and collaborations with mezzo-soprano Sophie Michaux. Join us for a deep dive into the emotional and...