PORTopera's 20th Anniversary
Maine's Divas: Kate Aldrich, Ashley Emerson and Suzanne Nance along with Martin Perry on piano will perform at this event. VIP Champagne Reception gives you a chance to meet and celebrate with the divas. $100.00
Portland Museum of Art Slide Show & Lecture
The Portland Museum of Art will be bringing its Art To Go program back to River Tree Arts. Join them for these interesting & informative slide show lectures. Suggested donation of $5.
FIrst Friday Art Walk at Gallery 75
Maine magazine once again opens its office doors during Portland's First Friday Art Walk for a specially curated show featuring Art Collector Maine artists including new work each month. Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be served. All art is for sale.
CeleSoirée is one of Portland’s premier benefit events each spring, a celebration of the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project's work with Maine's immigrant communities, and the valuable contributions made by immigrants to the economic, political, and cultural landscape of Maine. With world music, international performances, speakers, art show & sale, and a live auction, CeleSoirée has something for everyone. Special Guest Speaker Pulitzer Prize winning author Elizabeth Strout will discuss her Maine based novels, including her most recent The Burgess Boys. Proceeds raised support ILAP's direct legal services, education and outreach, and advocacy work.
Gary's House Annual Auction & Dinner Gala
Gary’s House is a safe, comfortable, and affordable home-away-from-home for families and individuals with loved ones receiving medical treatment in any greater Portland area hospital. Located in a Federal-style home in Portland’s historic West End, Gary’s House is less than a block from Mercy Hospital, and close to Maine Medical Center and other area medical facilities.
Walk MS takes place in many locations throughout Maine. Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $25.00. Locations include: Kennebunkport, Camden, Lewiston, Brunswick, Brewer and Augusta.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops LIVE at the Strand Theatre
Award-winning, electrifying, African-American old-time string band! The group's lineup now includes co-founder Rhiannon Giddens, multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins, and two new musicians, cellist Malcolm Parson and multi-instrumentalist Rowan Corbett. As always, the Strand bar is open for concerts.
Apothecary by Design speaker series
Our first speaker will be Dr. Lisa Radio Hour guest and naturopathic physician, Dr. Richard Maurer, who is launching his book 'The Blood Code,' on Wednesday, April 16 from 5-7 pm. For information, visit apothecarybydesign.com.
The last bits of winter are almost gone and our sights - and smells and tastes - are set on summer. Our April Pairings 101 class is shifting with the weather, so join us as we bring a little Island Inspiration to Lincolnville. Think: tropical flavors and refreshing wine pairings. $35.00 per person
"The Savannah Disputation"
Portland Stage Company presents "The Savannah Disputation." Theology and sharp-tongued quips intersect when aging sisters Mary and Margaret find themselves defending their Catholic beliefs to a young evangelist who knocks at their door. Faced with persistent cheerfulness, the two women call in their parish priest for back-up and the debate takes off. Smith’s thought-provoking comedy asks how far our cares and creeds will carry us before we start asking questions.
Blue Wrap Project Runway
Join Partners for World Health for an evening of fashion-focused recycling. Don't miss breathtaking creations from Maine's creative community, repurposed medical materials have never looked so good - and best of all they aren't in a landfill.
Wyeths, Maine and The Sea
The Farnsworth Museum exhibit "Wyeths, Maine and The Sea" opens April 25, 2014 and runs through December 31, 2014.
Le Vent du Nord LIVE at the Strand Theatre
Considered a driving force in progressive folk, their Tromper le Temps (Fooling Time) album and tour anchors their Quebecoise musical traditions in the present. After 1,000 concerts, they have won critical acclaim and audience adoration across Europe and North America. Simon Beaudry on vocals, bouzouki, guitar; Nicolas Boulerice on vocals, hurdy gurdy, piano, piano-accordion; Réjean Brunet on basses, diatonic accordion, jaw harp, piano, vocals; Olivier Demers on fiddle, electric guitar, clogging, mandolin, vocals. As always, the Strand bar is open for concerts.
2014 MAMM Slam Finals
The Maine Academy of Modern Music's mission is to operate and support an independent music school focused on rock and contemporary music and dedicated to creating positive life experiences for Maine students of all ages and abilities through innovative and inclusive music programs which promote resiliency, self-expression, creativity, and determination.
Walk Ms in Portland at the Expo. Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $25.00. For more information contact
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