Kate Greene: So Much Water So Close to Home
Grant Wahlquist Gallery
9/11/20 – 10/31/20   “First things first,” he says. He says something else. But I don’t need to listen. I can’t hear a thing with so much water going.   Grant Wahlquist Gallery is pleased to announce …
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SHOW & TELL REIMAGINED!
The Telling Room
OCTOBER 2ND | 8:00 - 9:30pm We proudly present Show & Tell: A Virtual Literary Spectacular — a newly envisioned celebration of The Telling Room’s mission to empower youth through writing and share their voices with the world. This …
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2020 Vision: Past, Present, and Future
Creative Portland
July 1, 2020 - April 15, 2021 Artists responded to the theme 2020 Vision by sharing a personal interpretation of a moment in Maine’s history. They reflected on how we are changing, where have we come from, what …

ACOUSTIC RESONANCE
Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
On view from October 2 - December 11, 2020    The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art (MECA) is pleased to announce ACOUSTIC RESONANCE, an exhibition focused on the art of sound. Organized in collaboration …
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Anna Crowley Redding discusses her book CHOWDER RULES
Print: A Bookstore
Tuesday, October 13, 6:30PM Anna Crowley Redding discusses her book, CHOWDER RULES Hosted via Zoom What kind of fearsome food fight could draw in Baseball great Joe DiMaggio? A fight over chowder! It all started with a Maine lawmaker who adored …
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APOHADION X SPACE FILM SERIES
SPACE Gallery
Through October 1, 2020 The Apohadion Theater and SPACE are pleased to co-present an ongoing series of virtual film screenings in 2020. All proceeds from this series will go to support The Apohadion Theater during its COVID-19 …
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Community Music Class: An Inside Look Into "Ready or Not"
Palaver Strings
Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT   Deep Listening: An Inside Look Into Palaver’s Album: Ready or Not   Join Palaver cellist, Matthew Smith for a virtual deep dive into the music of Palaver’s upcoming album …
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D R / F T DAISY BRAUN
SPACE Gallery
September 4 - October 2. D R / F T, a new installation by Peaks Island artist Daisy Braun at SPACE, reflects on plankton's role in the world's ecosystems and our bodily links to earth's past, present, …
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DRUM CLASSES with Namory Keita
Online
Thursdays at 6pm EST via Facebook Live and IG Live . Join the Seacoast West African Dance & Drum Facebook Group and to stay tuned to Namory’s updates and payment options. 

East End Vend
Maine Craft Portland
FRIDAYS 3pm-7pm  & SUNDAYS 9am-1pm through September An outdoor market featuring artists + farmers + foodies. East End Vend is an outdoor, socially distanced market Friday evenings and Sunday mornings in Portland’s East End neighborhood.   Picture …

Elizabeth Hand discusses her book, THE BOOK OF LAMPS AND BANNERS
Print: A Bookstore
Friday, October 2, 7PM Elizabeth Hand discusses her book, THE BOOK OF LAMPS AND BANNERS Co-hosted by Mechanics Hall for First Friday via Zoom Photographer Cass Neary is desperate to get home, and she's already lost her camera — like losing …
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Embody the Rhythm Dance and Drum Classes
Online
Embody the Rhythm brings weekly Guinea style West African Dance Classes to Portland, ME with dancer/choreographer Marita Kennedy-Castro, and live drum accompaniment from a talented crew of local drummers including master drummer Namory Keita from Sangbaralla, Guinea.

Fall Member Market
Fork Food Lab

Saturday October 3rd from 4:00-7:00pm

Join us for Fork Food Lab's first ever socially distanced, fully outdoor Fall Member Market! Things you MAY do at this year's market: - Meet the makers themselves in person; - Safely sample some of their …
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Food Fork Lab Online Market
Online
All of our events, markets, and pop ups have been canceled in order to keep our community safe, which is unfortunately limiting sales opportunities for our members. We've created this online market with easy curbside pick up to …

Greater Portland Landmarks Explore Congress Street
Online
Take a virtual tour of Congress Street, or find a walking tour that will bring fresh air during social distancing measures! 

Josh Funk discusses his book, SHORT & SWEET
Print: A Bookstore
Tuesday, October 20, 6:30PM. Josh Funk discusses his book, SHORT & SWEET. Hosted via Zoom. Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast are back with a twist: they've been transformed into small children. Now it's a race against the …
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Library Curbside Service
Mechanics' Hall
Ongoing   The Mechanics' Hall Library is open for "curbside" service! You can pick up new titles and return old ones. Please visit our website for more details, but here are the basics:    Curbside hours:    …

LIVE FROM PHOME – Live Streaming Concert Series
Online
We're excited to announce phase two of our live streaming concert series! We're now able to host bands in the club and we're psyched to be able to featuring some of our favorite local artists – finally back …

Maine at 200
Maine Historical Society
Through March 2021   MHS is relaunching our Bicentennial public programming with MAINE at 200, an exciting new virtual (Zoom) series! In live conversations, distinguished historians and speakers will explore how Maine became a State in 1820, …
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Maine Craft Portland's Online Gallery
Maine Craft Portland
The Maine Crafts Association is thrilled to introduce and invite you to explore our brand new online gallery: SHOP Maine Craft! We are proud to offer for online purchase hundreds of handmade craft objects made by hundreds …
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Maine Jewish Museum: Pop-Up
Maine Jewish Museum POP UP
Opening Day September 17, 2020 11am – 5pm; Exhibition runs September 17, 2020 through October 18, 2020. The Art of Going Home – Miklos Pogany with guest curator Laurie Perzley: Hungarian-born Maine resident, Miklos Pogany, is a prolific artist with …
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Maine Museum of Photographic Arts - Antidote
Online
Ongoing Our idea for the antidote to the viral disruption happening is that we tout upbeat, positive, and forward looking posts that digitally feature the art and artists in the state of Maine. View the online magazine
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Maine Outdoor Film Festival Presents MAINE 2020
Online
When: Thursday, September 24, 7:00 pm (doors at 6:30 pm) Where: Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson Street, Portland Maine Outdoor Film Festival brings MAINE 2020: 200 years of statehood culminates in one wild year! Celebrate Maine’s bicentennial with …

Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance: Online Workshops
Online
Ongoing - MWPA offers workshops across the state of Maine. With a variety of genres in a multitude of locations, there’s a workshop for all writers.  Please note: all workshops require advance registration. 

Makers (in Their Studios): Ayumi Horie
Mechanics' Hall
October 28, 7-8pm   Join Portland based potter Ayumi Horie in her studio (virtually of course)! Come get a closer look at her pottery and activism work.   This October, we’re so excited to bring local potter Ayumi Horie right to your …
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Makers (in Their Studios): Tandem Glass
Mechanics' Hall
September 30, 7-8pm Join Terrill Waldman of Tandem Glass in her studio (virtually of course)! Come get a closer look at the work of Tandem Glass duo, Terrill Waldman and Charlie Jenkins. Ask Terrill your burning questions (sorry, we …
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Meredith Hall discusses her book, BENEFICENCE
Tuesday, September 15th, 7PM Hosted via Zoom.  When they meet in the 1930s, Doris and Tup's love is immediate. They marry quickly and Doris commits to the only life Tup ever wanted: working the Senter family farm, where …

Missing Maine Landscapes: An Open Themed Members Show
UMVA Gallery
September 2020 Missing Maine Landscapes is a virtual exhibit by 17 Union of Maine Visual Artists members in response to places or things that have been removed, obscured, replaced, or that disappear (and sometimes re-appear) in the …
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Mumbai to Maine: Bicentennial Food Podcast
From Mumbai to Maine
Online
Welcome to Mumbai to Maine: A Culinary Adventure! In celebration of Maine’s 200th birthday I’m excited to launch my podcast with a series, Maine’s Bicentennial Food Podcast. As you know Maine has one of the richest and …

Object Lessons Panel
Print: A Bookstore
Thursday, October 29th, 7PM.  Object Lessons Panel.  Hosted via Zoom.  Join us for a jam-packed panel with seven authors of Bloomsbury’s OBJECT LESSONS series. Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives …
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One Longfellow Square Live Stream Calendar
One Monument Square
Get your concert fix with OLS' live streamed shows. Use this link to find upcoming live streams along with archived shows! Donations are shared between both artists and OLS. Please share the stream to spread the music!  …

Online Flamenco Classes with Lindsey Bourassa
Dance
Lindsey Bourassa
Online
Due to Covid-19 developments, all group classes will take place ONLINE until further notice. To enroll, simply email Lindsey at Info@BourassaDance.com about which class(es) you are interested in. Once your payment is processed, you will receive class …

OUT OF THE BLUE LIVE STREAM SERIES
Blue
Join Blue on their Facebook page for a series of livestreamed music. View the full line-up here. There is also a seperate Irish Live Stream Series throughout the Fall and Winter. Tune in! 
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Outdoor Flamenco Classes with Lindsey Bourassa
Mayo Street Arts
Local Flamenco dancer, Lindsey Bourassa has announced a series of outdoor classes starting 8/26. The classes are 4-Week Sessions for All Levels, Beginners Welcome! Find info at bourassadance.com.
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Palaver Solo Sessions
Palaver Strings
Thursdays, 7-8pm Join Palaver Strings for an intimate livestream featuring a different Palaver soloist each week! They started this series in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and look forward to continuing to reach audiences safely and frequently, …
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PANEL: The Chapter Book Stage: Brief but Rewarding
Print: A Bookstore
Thursday, October 8, 7PM PANEL: The Chapter Book Stage: Brief but Rewarding Hosted via Zoom Jennifer Jacobson, Megan Frazer Blakemore, and V. T. Bidania will discuss how to support your growing reader! Touching on the satisfaction of a series, the scaffolding …
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PENIEL E. JOSEPH: THE SWORD AND THE SHIELD
Writer; photography
Peniel Joseph by Kelvin Ma
Mechanics' Hall
October 1st from 6-7:30pm THE ATHENAEUM OF PHILADELPHIA in collaboration with the Membership Libraries Group and Mechanics' Hall presents…   Peniel E. Joseph: The Sword and the Shield:    The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther …
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Preeti Chhibber and Alex Segura discuss their new Star Wars titles
Print: A Bookstore
Wednesday, September 30th, 7PM Hosted via Zoom THE CLONE WARS: STORIES OF LIGHT AND DARK - An epic clash between the forces of light and dark, between the Galactic Republic and the Separatists, between brave heroes and brilliant …
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Print’s Cozy Romance Panel
Print: A Bookstore
Monday, October 5, 7PM Print’s Cozy Romance Panel Hosted via Zoom Join us for our first ever romance panel featuring an array of incredible authors! Get ready for the winter season with these cozy love stories.   Marina Adair, ROMEANTICALLY CHALLENGED Kristen McKanagh, SNOWBALL’S …
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Rad Plaid Virtual Music Listings
Online
We are a Portland, Maine company connecting local music fans, artists, and venues in the simplest most delightful way possible. We're deeply passionate about music, the vibrant communities that surround them, and providing a sustainable way for live …

Scenes of Maine an Annual Exhibit of Paintings
15 Epps Street
Oil, acrylic,watercolor, pastel, cold wax.
Amy Bickford, Patricia Chandler, Kevin Daley, Randy Eckard, Jane Herbert, Roy Perkinson, Wilson Stewart.
Richard Boyd Art Gallery
For the past ten years Richard Boyd Art Gallery has installed an annual exhibition of paintings from a variety of genres in a range of styles and mediums depicting imagery of Maine. This year’s exhibit is another great …
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Show & Tell: A Literary Spectacular from the Telling Room
Online
Premiere date: Friday, October 2, 2020, 8pm - 9:30pm. We proudly present a newly envisioned Show & Tell — a celebration of The Telling Room’s mission to empower youth through writing and share their voices with the …

SPACE House Shows
SPACE Gallery
SPACE House Shows is back for Volume 2! Every Tuesday at 8:00 pm EST, musicians will take to our Instagram page, performing live from their homes to yours. We hope these digital shows can be a …
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State of Mind: Becoming Maine
Maine Historical Society
Enjoy Maine's Bicentennial History from Home! Components of our major Bicentennial exhibition are now a click away, on Maine Memory Network! Kick back with a mug of java or tea and discover that the history of how Maine …
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State Theater Livestream Shows
State Theatre
Visit https://statetheatreportland.com/ to view upcoming free livestreams along with canceled show listings. 
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The Groundwater Approach- Building a Practical Understanding of Structural Racism
Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT. $25.00 Chamber Members/$100.00 Non-members In this virtual webinar, Racial Equity Institute organizers will use stories and data to present a perspective that racism is fundamentally structural in nature. …

The Holy Grail: Miraculous Items of Power
Maine Craft Portland
On view @ Maine Craft Portland August 25 – October 25, 2020   Maine Craft Portland presents a challenge for our MCA craft artists to create one-of-a-kind pieces that embody one of the many meanings The …
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The Power of WE 2020 and Beyond - Immigrant Welcome Center
Online
October 8 | 5:30 - 7:00 PM   The Power of WE - 2020 and Beyond   Innovation | Collaboration | Inclusion   Join us virtually on October 8 from 5:00pm - 7:30pm to celebrate the work of the Greater Portland Immigrant Welcome Center …

The Taste of A Cinder Block is Not a Cinder Block or an Ordinary Kind of Magic
Able Baker Contemporary
September 4 - October 3   Able Baker will feature a dynamic new exhibition titled "The Taste of A Cinder Block is Not a Cinder Block or an Ordinary Kind of Magic" curated by nationally renowned Maine …
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Tina Ingraham "SIGHT SPECIFIC"
Greenhut Galleries
Thursday, September 10, 2020, 10:00 AM - Saturday, October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM.   Tina Ingraham was born in Kenton, Ohio in 1947. She received her MFA from Brooklyn College of CUNY in 1996 and Bachelor of Science …
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