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  • Friday January 19 2018

    Past Tense – A Group Show with Nicole Dyer, Jerrell Gibbs, and Rachel Hayden @ SPACE Gallery

    Past Tense is a group show curated by Dave Eassa featuring works by Baltimore-based painters Nicole Dyer, Jerrell Gibbs, and Rachel Hayden. The three artists deal with autobiographical narratives and mine memory, conversations, relationships, events, family artifacts, people, and places to build a visual language that works to analyze one’s self. Subleties within the days […] View event

  • Julie Gray – Waiting Room @ SPACE Gallery

    Waiting Room depicts a domestic space full of personal effects, houseplants, dated electronics and one lone chair, all created with naive materials including papier-mâché, yarn, paper, clay, acrylic, and other like materials. Gray takes inspiration from her grandmothers’ longing to pass away and their collective sense of loneliness, loss and anticipation in reuniting with their […] View event

  • Dave Eassa – Stop and Smell the Roses Sometimes @ SPACE Gallery

    If all else fails, find the Sun. In times when it seems increasingly easy to become overwhelmed with current climates and negativity, take some time to remember the good. Celebrate the little things, and commemorate what makes you smile. A small act that keeps the wheels turning. Dave Eassa (b. 1991) is an artist and […] 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

  • 7:00pm Community, Film

    Tom of Finland @ SPACE Gallery

    The proudly erotic drawings of artist Touko Laaksonen, known to the world as Tom of Finland, shaped the fantasies of a generation of gay men, influencing art and fashion before crossing over into the wider cultural consciousness. But who was the man behind the leather? Dome Karukoski’s stirring biopic follows his life from the trenches […] 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

  • Saturday January 20 2018

    Kids Open Studio Workshops: Confetti Orbs/Disco Balls @ SPACE Gallery

    Kids Open Studios is a series of art making workshops for kids (best suited for ages 5-12) led by artist and educator Jenny McGee Dougherty. Each workshop focuses on a specific activity that results in each participant taking home their own hand crafted object, this time we’ll be making Confetti Orbs/Disco Balls. Create a sparkling […] View event

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    Wine & Food Walk in Portland, Maine @ Piccolo

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided viticultural tasting and walking tour of Portland’s vibrant restaurant scene as you explore some incredible examples of high-quality wines from renown regions of the World paired with delicious foods from each location. You’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk away with knowing […] View event

  • Sunday January 21 2018
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    Bourbon & Cocktail Walk @ Sur Lie

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided tasting and walking tour of Portland as you explore some delicious examples of Bourbon, and Bourbon-based cocktails. At four different locations we’ll sample a Bourbon, discuss their uniqueness, similarities, production processes, and regional influences through tasting and discussions that will build your knowledge of Bourbon. […] View event

  • Women’s March Anniversary Celebration @ SPACE Gallery

    An intersectional feminist celebration including video from the Women’s March on Washington D.C., protest posters, performance, spoken word, and more. View event

  • Monday January 22 2018
    7:00pm Community, Film

    The Road Movie @ SPACE Gallery

    A mosaic of asphalt adventures, landscape photography, and some of the craziest stuff you’ve ever seen, Dmitrii Kalashnikov’s THE ROAD MOVIE is a stunning compilation of video footage shot exclusively via the deluge of dashboard cameras that populate Russian roads. The epitome of a you-have- to-see- it-to- believe-it documentary, THE ROAD MOVIE captures a wide […] View event

  • Thursday January 25 2018

    Zero Weeks – Sneak Preview @ SPACE Gallery

    Most Americans agree that family comes first. No matter where you work or what zip code you live in, you should be able to welcome a new child, to care for your mother when she has her knee replaced or to heal from cancer without facing financial disaster. And yet in 2016, only 14 percent […] View event

  • Friday January 26 2018
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    Open House @ The Language Exchange

    The Language Exchange will host an Open House to introduce the community to its new location at 75 Market Street – Suite 305 in Portland and give a chance to current students, potential students or anyone interested in languages and cultural events to visit the premises before the winter session begins. After 10 years in […] View event

  • Saturday January 27 2018
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    Maine Roller Derby’s 2018 Winter Classic: Calamity Janes vs RIP Tides @ Happy Wheels Skate Center

    It’s Maine Roller Derby’s cure for the winter blahs: our first home team game of the 2018 season! Watch the Calamity Janes and the R.I.P. Tides face-off again for the first time since their nail-biter Coming Out Bout (169 RIPS -156 Janes). Both teams are eager to start their new season strong, and with a […] View event

  • Sunday January 28 2018
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    Wine & Oysters Walk in Portland, Maine @ Old Port Sea Grill

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided wine and Maine oysters tasting and walking tour of Portland’s vibrant food scene as you explore some incredible examples of different Maine oysters paired with wines at four great establishments. In addition to the tastings, you’re in for an incredible wine education experience. You’ll walk […] View event

  • Monday January 29 2018

    Spencer Keeton Cunningham Artist Talk @ SPACE Gallery

    Cunningham is a nomadic artist whose work encompasses large-scale murals, film, and scupture. A member of the Colville Tribe based in Northeastern Washington, his work focuses on environmental and social issues. 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

  • Sunday February 11 2018
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    Bourbon & Cocktail Walk in Portland @ Bramhall Pub

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided tasting and walking tour of Portland as you explore some delicious examples of Bourbon, and Bourbon-based cocktails. At four different locations we’ll sample a Bourbon, discuss their uniqueness, similarities, production processes, and regional influences through tasting and discussions that will build your knowledge of Bourbon. […] View event

  • Sunday March 11 2018
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    Scotch Walk in Portland @ Bramhall Pub

    Join Sommelier Erica Archer, CWP, WSET Advanced, for a guided tasting and walking tour of Portland’s vibrant restaurant scene as you explore some delicious and unique examples of Scotch at four wonderful establishments. We’ll sample some delicious examples of Scotch, discuss their uniqueness, similarities, production processes, and regional influences through tasting and discussions that will […] View event

  • Saturday March 24 2018
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    A Field of Ancient Graves: Celebrating 350 Years @ Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus

    Ron Romano present the final talk in Spirits Alive’s Winter Lecture Series for 2018. Eastern Cemetery, Portland’s oldest public space, reaches a milestone 350th anniversary in 2018, and Spirits Alive will kick off its celebration of the beloved burial ground with a presentation by cemetery historian and author Ron Romano. Using photos, maps, and images […] View event

  • Sunday April 22 2018
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    Portland 10 Miler @ Edward Payson Park

    Registration for The Inaugural Portland 10 Miler is now open! This running road race in Portland, Maine features 10 coastal road and bike path-miles around Back Cove and the Eastern Promenade. The race starts at 10:00 AM. A portion of each registration fee will be donated directly to our non-profit partner Spurwink who provides behavioral […] View event

  • Saturday August 18 2018
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    5th Annual Craft Brew Races @ Edward Payson Park

    National beer and running event series, the Craft Brew Races, will return to Portland on July 1st, 2017 for the fifth consecutive year. A portion of the proceeds from the Portland Craft Brew Race will be donated to the Maine Brewer’s Guild. The event consists of a noon 5K run, or walk, around beautiful Back […] View event