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  • Friday January 19 2018
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    TRANSLUCENCE, photographs by John Ripton @ Daunis Fine Jewelry

    Kennebunkport photographer, poet, essayist, and historian, John Ripton gains distortion of common subjects by photographing through rain and ice on windows in his “Translucence” series. This will open at Daunis Fine Jewelry Studio, January 5th for First Friday Art Walk and is located at 616 Congress St., Portland and run through February. “Shooting on snowy […] View event

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    Perspectives: Skillin’s Greenhouses Art Show 2018 @ Skillin's Greenhouse

    Six Maine Artists share their color-infused interpretations of local vistas & visions on canvas: Rachel Smith Maher, Suzanne Woodward, Tricia Granzier, Julie Waterman, Andrea Timm, and Danielle Arroyo January 18 through February 15 Artists Reception Sunday 1/28/18 ~~ 1:00-3:00PM Skillin’s Greenhouse 89 Foreside Rd Falmouth ME View event

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    Dwell: at home in the gallery @ Common Street Arts

    join common street arts for an interactive exhibit from january 10 to february 10, 2018! dwell is designed to foster community, conversation, and creativity. during these wintery weeks, visit the gallery to share in the 20th and 21st century board games, tea and tarot readings, art making activities, snow sculpting in castonguay square, piano playing, […] View event

  • Sean Alonzo Harris: Voices in Our Midst @ PhoPa Gallery

    Voices in Our Midst is a collection of street photography and portraits by Sean Alonzo Harris taken in Portland, Maine and New York City over the past few years. Harris’ work focuses on human experience and identity and is informed by the stories of those who have gone before us and those who move among […] View event

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    PMA360: Weatherbeaten and Wine @ Portland Museum of Art

    Experience works of art in an entirely new way: taste. Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, and PMA educators for a lively discussion about their art-inspired victuals, as well as the paintings and sculpture upon which they are based. Follow along with a tasting flight of wines. View event

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    the gravity sessions @ The Apohadion Theater

    Les Sorciers Perdus present… the gravity sessions 3rd installment in a new monthly series FRIDAY, January 19TH 8-11PM @ The Apohadion Portland, Maine Les Sorciers Perdus (LSP) specializes in performing new works by director Mark Tipton, including jazz and contemporary works, performance art installations, and original silent film scores. LSP has performed at Bowdoin and […] View event

  • Sunday January 21 2018
    January 21 10-4 Soul Path Art workshop, Belgrade, ME

    New Year New You: Connect + Create with Soul Path Art @ Mind Body Soul Wellness Center

    Soul Path Art uses art and creativity as a communication medium with the soul. In this workshop, artist Larissa Davis leads you through exercises, visualizations and activities that quiet left-brain chatter and awaken your right-brain, the gateway to your intuition, inspiration, and inner guidance. From this space of deep inner connection, Larissa gently introduces you […] View event

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    Open Mic @ Last Run Pub — Black Mountain

    Fun times in the Last Run Pub! Everyone and all styles of music are welcome! View event

  • Thursday January 25 2018
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    Focusing Interesting Minds 10-week Essay Workshop @ Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

    Instructor: Dawn Potter Date & Time: Thursdays, January 25 – March 29 | 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM Location: USM’s Glickman Library, Portland Level: Intermediate/Advanced Maximum Attendees: 12 Fee: MWPA Member $450 | Nonmember $600 Registration Closes: January 16 The essayist Phillip Lopate once said, “The reason I read nonfiction is to follow an interesting […] View event

  • Friday January 26 2018
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    Free Friday (teen edition!) @ Portland Museum of Art

    Come to the PMA for a special Teen Night edition of Free Friday! Young adults ages 13-19 will have all access to the PMA, including free food, a raffle and giveaways, complimentary tickets to a special screening of Faces Places at 6 p.m., and art projects designed and run by our Homer High School Fellows. […] View event

  • Saturday January 27 2018
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    Who Is Talking: A Workshop on Point of View and Narrative Voice @ Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

    WHO IS TALKING? A Workshop on Point of View and Narrative Voice Instructor: Tanya Whiton Date & Time: Saturday, January 27 | 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM Location: USM’s Glickman Library, Portland Level: Open Maximum Attendees: 12 Fee: MWPA Member $50 | Nonmember $105 Registration Closes: January 18 Deciding which narrative point of view will […] View event

  • Joy of Art Reception @ Topsham Public Library

    Join us for refreshments, community, conversation, and of course, inspiring artwork as we kick off our tenth JOA exhibit! The show will feature original artwork by year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. Prizes will be awarded in categories including mixed media/other media, oil, acrylic, pastels, and watercolor. The JOA exhibit will be on display […] View event

  • Sunday January 28 2018
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    Connect + Create Clartity with Soul Path Art @ Mind Body Soul Holistic Wellness

    Soul Path Art uses art and creativity as a communication medium with the soul. In this workshop, artist Larissa Davis leads you through exercises, visualizations and activities that quiet left-brain chatter and awaken your right-brain, the gateway to your intuition, inspiration, and inner guidance. From this space of deep inner connection, Larissa gently introduces you […] View event

  • Thursday February 01 2018
    We Spoke of a Time Before Words by Jeff Woodbury

    “Focus Printmaking 2” @ Greenhut Galleries

    Please join us for this exciting printmaking exhibition featuring 24 Maine printmakers. On exhibit February 1-24, opening reception Saturday, Feb 3rd from 1-3pm Featured artists: Karen Adrienne, Judith Allen, Susan Amons, Christine Beneman, Holly Berry, Stephen Burt, Crystal Cawley, Kate Chappell, Edwige Charlot, David Driskell, Susan Groce, Adriane Herman, Christine Higgins, Alison Hildreth, Jon Imber, […] View event

  • Saturday February 03 2018
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    “Focus Printmaking 2” Opening reception at Greenhut Galleries @ Greenhut Galleries

    Focus Printmaking 2 on exhibit Feb 1-24, 2018. Opening reception Saturday, Feb 3 from 1-3pm Please join us for this exciting invitational printmaking exhibition. The 24 participating artists employ a wide variety of printmaking techniques and many belong to Maine printmaking organizations including Peregrine Press, Circling the Square Press, Midcoast Printmakers, Running With Scissors, Wolfe […] View event

  • Tuesday February 06 2018
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    On deck: Artists of the Great War & live painting @ Maine Maritime Museum

    Join Maine Maritime Museum for their new winter program, “On Deck.” They invite you to an hour of discovery featuring unique storytelling and hands-on learning in a laid-back, social atmosphere. The series will run every Tuesday at 10:30am, from February 6th to March 13th. Refreshments provided. On Deck: Artists of the Great War & Live […] View event

  • Monday February 12 2018
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    Stardust Scholarships @ Anglers Restaurant

    Monday, Feb 12, 4-8pm Stardust Scholarships…. Dine while talented students perform vocal selections @ Angler’s Restaurant in Newport, Maine. Angler’s will generously donate 10% of the profits from the evening to help support Scholarships for Students attending Lights. Camera, Action ’18. Special Thanks to Angler’s Restaurants. Learn More www.nokomislightscameraction.com (Snowdate Feb 13th) View event

  • Tuesday February 13 2018
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    On Deck: The lost art of Victorian hair art @ Maine Maritime Museum

    Join Maine Maritime Museum for their new winter program, “On Deck.” They invite you to an hour of discovery featuring unique storytelling and hands-on learning in a laid-back, social atmosphere. The series will run every Tuesday at 10:30am, from February 6th to March 13th. The Lost Art of Victorian Hair Art Can you imagine using […] View event

  • Thursday February 15 2018
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    Registration for Nokomis Lights Camera Action @ Nokomis Regional High School

    Join Nokomis Lights Camera Action for A Day Like No Other…. The 2nd Annual Lights, Camera & Action at Nokomis High School, Newport, ME offers a full day of workshops, rehearsals & an evening performance. Students are taught by qualified & enthusiastic instructors on a wide variety of fun topics. Gr. K-3 will have a […] View event

  • Essentials of Drawing Classes @ Still Life Studio, LLC

    An all levels, six week drawing class accessible to beginners and helpful to those returning to drawing after time away. Adults/young adults. Small class sizes, downtown Portland studio. LEARN KEY TECHNIQUES SUCH AS CONTOUR, GESTURE, SHADING, AND COMPOSITION AS WELL AS BEST PRACTICES AND HELPFUL DRAWING TIPS. THURSDAYS FROM 5:30-8PM, FEB 15-MAR 22 $220 for […] View event

  • Sunday February 18 2018

    Artist talk: Sean Alonzo Harris, Voices in Our Midst @ PhoPa Gallery

    Voices in Our Midst is a collection of street photography and portraits by Sean Alonzo Harris taken in Portland, Maine and New York City over the past few years. Harris’ work focuses on human experience and identity and is informed by the stories of those who have gone before us and those who move among […] View event

  • Wednesday February 21 2018
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    Music@Noon – Emily Jaworsky (mezzo-soprano) and Inês Andrade (piano) @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: Emily Jaworsky (mezzo-soprano) and Inês Andrade (piano) Hailed by Classical Voice of New England as a “consummate storyteller, musician and artist” mezzo-soprano Emily Jaworsky, is joined by Portuguese pianist Inês Andrade, a versatile artist who has performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Centre Le Phénix (Switzerland), Centro Cultural de Belém […] View event

  • Thursday February 22 2018

    Nokomis Lights Camera Action @ Nokomis Regional High School

    Join Nokomis Lights Camera Action for A Day Like No Other…. The 2nd Annual Lights, Camera & Action at Nokomis High School, Newport, ME offers a full day of workshops, rehearsals & an evening performance. Students are taught by qualified & enthusiastic instructors on a wide variety of fun topics. Gr. K-3 will have a […] View event

  • Saturday February 24 2018
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    UNPUTDOWNABLE: The Art and Craft of Writing Gripping Scenes @ Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

    Instructor: Chris Holm Date & Time: Saturday, February 24 | 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM Location: USM’s Glickman Library, Portland Level: Open Maximum Attendees: 12 Fee: Member: $60 | Nonmember: $115 Registration Closes: February 19 These days, readers are a distracted lot. Writers are forced to compete with the siren songs of YouTube, Netflix, and […] View event

  • Tuesday February 27 2018
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    On Deck: Sailors’ Souvenirs: Art in Maritime Maine @ Maine Maritime Museum

    Join Maine Maritime Museum for their new winter program, “On Deck.” They invite you to an hour of discovery featuring unique storytelling and hands-on learning in a laid-back, social atmosphere. The series will run every Tuesday at 10:30am, from February 6th to March 13th. Sailors’ Souvenirs: Art in Maritime Maine How many snowglobes do you […] View event

  • Thursday March 15 2018
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    Making Space for We: Building Bridges through Art and Social Action @ Common Street Arts

    Waterville Creates! and the Colby Museum are cohosting a series of public discussions on public art and creative placemaking. Designed to build community capacity for public art projects, establish a common understanding of best practices, and develop a shared language for community discussion, the series begins with Elizabeth Jabar, Associate Dean and Director of Public […] View event

  • Wednesday March 21 2018
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    Music@Noon – John Mehrmann and friends @ Farnsworth Art Museum

    Bay Chamber Concerts presents: John Mehrmann and Friends A Concert of Original Music Composer, performer and Bay Chamber Music School faculty member John Mehrmann has written music for ensembles including the Bangor and Portland Symphonies and VoXX: Voice of Twenty, film scores, and commercials for Reebok. His Music@Noon concert is an engaging and delightful musical […] View event

  • Sunday April 01 2018
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    Images of children: Period and contemporary photographs @ Art Gallery – UNE, Portland campus

    Curated by Stephen K. Halpert What is the definition of a child? For many of us the word may conjure up an image of someone young and small, perhaps vulnerable and dependent. But societies, laws and customs may not conform to that. What is the age of consent, of driving a car, buying cigarette, serving […] View event

  • Friday April 06 2018
    7:30pm Comedy, Theater

    Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance presents Tense Vagina: an acutal diagnosis @ Wish Theater, Bowdoin College

    Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis is about motherhood- its beauty, challenges, isolation, comedy and influence on the human experience. This hour-long evening-length solo uses humor, movement, sounds, songs, text and audience participation to reveal œall that is awesome and all that sucks when it comes to being a mother. Tense Vagina focuses on the seldom-discussed […] View event

  • Thursday May 03 2018

    Bowdoin Department of Theater and Dance presents: Spring Dance Concert @ Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College

    Students from the Bowdoin College Department of Theater and Dance perform original works choreographed by faculty members Aretha Aoki, Gwyneth Jones, and Vanessa Anspaugh. Advance Tickets are free and can be reserved at Smith Union 207-725-3375. Tickets available at the door. Sponsored by: The Alice Cooper Morse Fund for the Performing Arts and the June […] View event