Khmer New Year: Celebrating Through Music & Dance (SOLD OUT)

Friday, April 8 — Doors at 7:00 PM; Show at 7:30 PM (SOLD OUT) Join Khmer Maine and the Angkor Dance Troupe to experience the magic and wonder of classical Khmer dancing and folk music in the intimate setting of Mayo Street Arts.  Apsara dancing is an ancient art...

Bread & Puppet’s “Finished Waiting” (SOLD OUT)

Sunday, April 3 at 3:00 & 7:00 PM (SOLD OUT) Doors open at times above. Show begins at 3:30 & 7:30 PM Bread & Puppet returns to Mayo Street Arts with Finished Waiting, a new show created this winter by B&P director, Peter Schumann and the storied Vermont troupe of puppeteers,...

International Open Mic – April 2022

Saturday, April 2 at 7:00 PM Portland’s legendary INTERNATIONAL OPEN MIC returns to bring you a wide range of songs, poetry, and beyond. Please join us for curated (& spontaneous!) performances featuring a wide variety of international and American artists who call the Greater Portland area home. The Greater Portland area is...

Kifah Abudulla “Art – Arabic Calligraphy – And Me” Opening Reception

Friday, April 1 at 6:00 PM —————– Join us for the opening reception of Kifah Abdulla’s new exhibition! In Art – Arabic Calligraphy – And Me, Kifah explores abstractions of Arabic calligraphy. Kifah Abdulla was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, where he studied art. Calligraphy in abstraction is a true...

Film Feature: Los Huesos & La Casa Lobo w/ Live Artist Q&A

Saturday, March 26 at 4:30 PM ———————- Join Mayo Street Arts and the Chilean artistic duo, Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña, for a screening of their two films Los Huesos and La Casa Lobo, followed by a virtual Q & A with the artists.  Los Huesos (The Bones – 2021) is a fictitious account...

“Across the Waking Skies” Album Release with Ethan Tischler

Friday, March 25 at 7:00 PM ———————- Ethan Tischler is thrilled to present this collection of original songs, spanning four years of composition and production and featuring artists from around the country. For the event, the Waking Skies band will play through the new album, which will be available for folks to...

Alex & Olmsted’s “Milo the Magnificent”

Saturday, March 12 at 7:00 PM ———————- Alex and Olmsted’s Jim Henson Foundation Grant awarded Milo the Magnificent is a highly engaging puppet show about an aspiring magician. This wordless comedy, inspired by turn of the century vaudeville entertainers, is as highly physical as it is charming. Using stunningly...

Alex & Olmsted’s “How to Create a Puppet Slam Piece” FREE WORKSHOP

Saturday, March 12 at 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM ———————- Puppet-curious? Work with puppet pundits Alex & Olmsted to develop a show of your own! Learn how to create a short-form puppet piece. This workshop includes a roundtable writing session in addition to hands-on exercises. We encourage participants to...

Seanachie Night: Irish Tales of Magic, Mischief, and Music

Friday, March 11 at 7:00 PM ———————- “Seanachie” [pronounced “shaun-a-key”] is the Irish word for a Storyteller.  To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and all things Irish, Seanachie Lynne Cullen tells six Celtic folktales for grownups: dangerous faeries, foxy tricksters, grumpy corpses, belligerent giants, and more! With an original musical...
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