The Doo Wop Project brings at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of give guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. Pizza and beverages will be offered.
Maine Acoustic Festival brought to you by 317 Maine Community Music Center. This concert showcases the students of 317 Main and should not be missed!
Ian Lynam Design is a multidisciplinary creative studio specializing in unique solutions for international clients. The studio has been based in Tokyo since 2005. Ian Lynman Design specializes in identity, cultural research and typography.
Join Good Shepard Food Bank at the 10th Annual JoAnn Pike Humanitarian Award Dinner.
Returning to the Merrill stage with a brand new production, the Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to create an unforgettable experience of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. “The show speaks to the playful, daredevil nature in all of us. And the array of stunts and skills exhibited by this troupe was nothing short of phenomenal” (Fayetteville Flyer).
Tickets $46 – $40 – $32
It’s time again to glitz it up and help support young writers in Maine. This year the Westin Hotel will host The Telling Room’s Glitterati event-a night of revelry, a live and silent auction, and sumptuous food and drink to help support our free writing programs for Maine youth.
Comedian Erin Donovan will start the show off with a 15 minute set.
When there’s a full moon over Brooklyn, anything can happen, and everything happens in the neighborhood where widowed bookkeeper Loretta Castorini lives. Loretta agrees to marry a man she does not love, Johnny Cammareri, simply because he knows how to propose properly. Before the wedding can take place, Cammareri must visit his dying mother in Sicily.
Save the Date for the 35th Spring for the Kids Annual Auction.
Known for dancers of impeccable technique and incandescent beauty, Ragamala Dance Company demonstrates “how Indian forms can provide some of the most transcendent experiences that dance has to offer” (The New York Times). Performed to live music and set against largescale projections of exquisite Warli paintings, Sacred Earth explores the interconnectedness and fragile relationship between nature and man. Mother and daughter choreographers/dancers, Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, create dance landscapes that dwell in opposition—secular and spiritual life, inner and outer worlds, human and natural concerns, rhythm and stillness—to find the transcendence that lies between.
Tickets $40 – $35
Student Deal $15
Master of the concert stage, celebrated statesman of the classical music world and Grammy-winner, all describe one of the most versatile, brilliant, and universally respected pianists on the international concert scene, Emanuel Ax. “His greatness, his overwhelming authority as musician, technician and probing intellect emerges quickly as he plays. Within minutes, we are totally captured by his intensity and pianistic achievement” (The Los Angeles Times). This landmark performance of solo works is not to be missed. Mr. Ax makes his triumphant return to the Merrill stage in a landmark performance of solo works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Adams and Frédéric Chopin.
Tickets $55 – $40
Student Deal $15