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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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    “Holiday Offerings 2017”

    (Portland, ME) Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to present an annual group exhibition of original two and three-dimensional works of art on December 1 at 10:00 a.m. The show features over 30 works created en plein air or in studio, depicting a range of scenes, in a variety of mediums. The exhibition includes paintings […] View event

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    Portland Old Port Culinary Walking Tour @ Old Port

    Eat and drink like a local with us on a Maine Foodie Tour! The culinary culture of a town is so much more than just sit-down dining experiences. It’s the bakers, brewers, candy makers and other artisan food and beverage locales where creativity and taste meet. On our popular Culinary Walking Tour you’ll sample a […] 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

  • Saturday January 20 2018
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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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    New Horizons concert band for beginner & novice adults @ Saint Ansgar Church Fellowship Hall

    The New Horizons Adult Concert Band of Greater Portland provides an entry point to instrumental music making for adults with no musical experience at all or who have been inactive for a long period and want a fun and supportive place to start over again. We pride ourselves in being inclusive rather than exclusive. We […] View event

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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

  • Wednesday January 24 2018
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    Portland Comedy Showcase @ Bull Feeney's

    Mid-week comic relief featuring hilarious stand-ups and our famous “One Minute Challenge” audience open mic. Portland’s best bet on a Wednesday! 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

    Your Father Still Fears That New England Will Be Depopulated: Mainers and the Rush for California Gold @ Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus

    The first talk in the three part Winter Lecture Series sponsored by Spirits Alive at Eastern Cemetery. News of California gold changed the lives of everyone in Maine – those who left and those who stayed. Historian Jan Eakins draws on diaries and letters of 300 Mainers to tell why more than 2,000 headed west […] View event

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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

  • Thursday February 01 2018
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    “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

  • Friday February 02 2018
    Jen Pagnini ~ "With the World to Herself" ~ Plein Air Oil on Panel 16" x 12"

    Creatures and Critters: Wildlife and Animal Theme Art Benefit Exhibition @ Richard Boyd Art Gallery

    (Portland, ME) Wild things return to Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Friday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. This wonderful benefit exhibition for HART of Maine features wildlife and animal theme art depicting animals in a variety of settings. The exhibit is comprised of sculptures, and paintings covering several genres including portraiture and the sporting arts […] 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

  • 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

  • Thursday February 15 2018

    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

  • Saturday February 24 2018
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    FLUKES benefit concert @ Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland

    The FLUKES (Falmouth Library Ukulele Society) in concert to benefit Greater Portland Family Promise Saturday, February 24 @ 7 PM @ Trinity Episcopal Church ~ 580 Forest Avenue Portland Suggested donation at the door $10.00; children under 14 free Enjoy an evening of music and song performed by an ensemble of enthusiastic local musicians while […] View event

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    The Strangling Angel in Casco Bay: Epidemic Diphtheria in Coastal Maine, 1735-1750 @ Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus

    The second talk in a three-part Winter Lecture Series by Spirits Alive at Eastern Cemetery. This talk is generously sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council In 1735, a new disease seized the northeast of North America. The mysterious throat distempers never achieved the notoriety of other diseases of the colonial era, but no single epidemic […] View event

  • Thursday March 01 2018
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    The International Cryptozoology Museum at Thompson’s Point @ Thompson's Point

    Cryptozoology is the study of hidden or unknown animals. These are usually larger zoological species that, to date, remain unverified by science, such as Yetis, Bigfoot, Lake Monsters, and Sea Serpents, as well as hundreds of other yet-to-be-found animals (cryptids) worldwide, but which compelling ethnoknown evidence has been collected for their possible existence. It also […] 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