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Where: Space Gallery
538 Congress Street
When: Thursday, November 15, at 7:30 PM
What: Music for 2 violas and 2 cellos
Viola and cello concert probing the relationship between music and identity while exploring the lush sonorities and sumptuous world of the lower strings. Enjoy music by composers Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Paul Wiancko, and George Benjamin.
Sole a Con Partida/Shared Solitude
Where: Mayo Street Arts
10 Mayo Street
When: Saturday November 17 at 8:00 PM; and Sunday November 18 at 4:00 PM
What: Flamenco dancing with singing and guitar
Flamenco performance by Internationally renown master flamenco dancer Miguel Vargas with singer Ale “El Cano” and guitarist Alconchel Ortega and guest appearance by local dancer Lindsey Bourassa.
Where: Merrill Memorial Library-Yarmouth
215 Main Street
When: Wednesday, November 15, from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
What: Silent Film-Comedy
Price: Free and with Popcorn!
Silent Comedy featuring Buster Keaton made towards the end of the silent film era. Inspired by “Great Locomotive Chase”–a true story of an event during the American Civil War. Now often ranked among the greatest American films ever made.
Homer Bound—World Premiere
Where: Lawrence Arts Center
76 Congress Street
When: 11/07/18—12/02/18 7:00 and 7:30; Sunday Matinee on 11/18/18 at 2:00 PM
Hilarious comedy from playwright Karmo Sanders (known locally as the “Marden’s Lady”). The play is set on a small fishing island off of the coast of Maine. Watch six colorful characters prepare for a shot-gun wedding.
Where: Portland Stage Company
25A Forest Avenue
When: Through 11/18—Call for schedule
Exploring the story of a Jewish-American war photographer compelled to assist a young refugee seen through the lens of her camera. “A poetic drama spanning decades that explores how we define our own “Malja” (refugee).” Portland Stage Company Website
Cooking with Seaweed
Where: Heritage Seaweed
61 India Street
When: Thursday, November 15 from 7:00 PM—8:30 PM
What: Cooking Class and Demonstration
Explore the culinary possibilities of Maine’s native edible seaweeds with an experienced harvester. Sample different dishes and learn how to incorporate seaweed into your daily cooking. Join Micah Woodcock of Atlantic Holdfast Seaweed Company.
Where: Porthole Restaurant and Pub
20 Custom House Wharf
When: 11/15/18 is sold out; Next Dinner: 11/29/18
What: Multi-course dinner with wine pairings
Price: $40/pp or $75 per couple
Join Chef Gary Poitros and Wine Connoisseur Terry O’Brien for a multi-course dinner with carefully selected wine pairings.
Farmer’s Market—Winter Location in South Portland
Where: Old Hamlin School Gym
496 Ocean Street
When: Sundays, 10:00 AM—2:00 PM November through April
What: Food Market; Other Vendors
Stop by the Winter Farmer’s Market in South Portland on a Sunday for the next few months. Lots of items sold at this market like: mixed vegetables, fruit, eggs, honey, milk, yogurt, cheese, chocolates, truffles, gluten-free foods, seafood cakes, soups and grass-fed beef, pork, lamb and goat.
Birds on Tap—Relaxed Birding and Beer Adventures
Where: From Newcastle to Kittery
When: 11/18/18 and 12/02/18
What: Bird watching and Beer drinking, combined
A perfect introduction to birding and/or craft beer. Visiting breweries from Newcastle to Kittery. Bird guiding by author Derek Levitch. Light snacks included. On November 18 the trip will start at Sabattus Pond for birding and then travel to Lewiston to visit Baxter Brewing Company and then ending in Freeport at Maine Beer Company. These trips are put together by Maine Brew Bus and Freeport Wild Bird Supply.
Storytelling— “The Land that Sustains Us: Stories from the Field”
Where: Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street
When: Thursday, November 15 at 6:00 PM
What: Stories from Farmer’s and from the world of Archaeology
Price: $10 Members; $15 for Non-Members
Real farm stories from Jan Goranson of Goranson Farm in Dresden and from John Bunker of Super Chilly Farm who is “widely acknowledged” to know more about Maine heritage apples than just about anyone in the state. You’ll also hear from Sarah Loftus of Northeast Archaeology Research Center talking about her book based on the history of the Jefferson Farm. Local food served at the end of the program. And don’t miss the on-going exhibit “Maine Eats: The Food Revolution Starts Here.”