Narración Flamenca: A Flamenco Performance Featuring Dance, Song & Guitar

Saturday, February 26 at 7:00 PM Sunday, February 27 at 2:30 PM —- An evening of flamenco dance, song, and music with Maine-based & Seville-trained flamenco dancer Lindsey Bourassa accompanied by three of the most sought-after flamenco artists in the US: singer Bárbara Martínez, guitarist Cristian Puig, and dancer Marilia...

Music of the Middle East: Melodies & Rhythm Workshop

Saturday, February 26 at 2:30 PM —- Hone your craft while learning about international musical traditions!  Join the Seyir Duo (Eric Laperna and Nathan Kolosko) for a hands-on exploration of Middle Eastern melodies and the rhythms used to accompany them at this community workshop.   Eric and Nathan will teach participants...

Seyir Duo: Music of the Middle East

Friday, February 25 at 7:00 PM —- Nathan Kolosko and Eric LaPerna have come together to form a duo performing music that spans from the mystic world of the Sufis to the classical music of ancient Persia. Both Eric and Nathan are multi-instrumentalists, allowing the duo to explore an...

Modern Times Theater’s THE PERILS OF MR. PUNCH

Saturday, February 19 at 12:30 PM & 7:00 PM —- This is the one and only Punch and Judy puppet show, presented live, and updated for the 21st century! Allow Mr. Punch to remove your bad mood, in this absurdist delight for four out of the five senses. Watch...

SCOBY

Friday, February 18 at 7:00 PM —- SCOBY is bringing their symbiotic heavy funk to Mayo Street Arts! Through a mixture of jazz, prog rock, funk, and whatever else is in the kitchen sink, they will get you tapping your foot or nodding your head. SCOBY provides the grooves for...

Puppeteers’ Happy Hour

Sunday, February 13 at 3:00 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. Puppeteers and puppet fans of all flavors are encouraged to...

Palaver Strings’ THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Saturday, February 12 at 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM —- For Palaver Strings’ final chamber concert of the season, they’ll explore some of the new musical ideas that propel chamber music tradition into the future. The evening begins with Caroline Shaw’s Entr’acte, composed in response to a Haydn quartet and...

Youth Dance Groups of Portland with Veeva Banga

Saturday, February 5 at 7:00 PM —- FREE to attend; donations encouraged Step up to MSA for a showcase of Portland’s youth dance groups! Curated by Portland’s very own Veeva Banga, this vibrant night will feature performances from local youths who love to dance and want to share their...

Molly Gawler’s DROPLET DANCE

Sunday, January 30 at 2:30 PM —- Molly Gawler presents Droplet Dance: a collection of solo dance works with the music of the Gawler Family Band. Molly’s choreography has elements of acrobatics and story told by movement created with live music from the folk traditions of Maine.  Enjoy the captivating...

Gawler Family Band

Saturday, January 29 at 7:00 PM —- The Gawlers are a fun-loving, fiddling family band — from the heart of Maine — with shining smiles and joyful sounds.  John and Ellen Gawler are master fiddle and banjo players and their three daughters, Molly, Edith and Elsie grew up with...
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