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Gilmário Vemba Comes to Portland

Gilmário Vemba is a comedian and human rights activist from Angola. On his shows, he often advocates about human rights, equalities and peace. He is best known for his roles in the television serials O Bar do Gilmário, After Party and Fora de Série. He was a former member of the comedy group “os Tunesa”


Launching Friday, September 1, Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza will embark to more than 70 North American cities. This follows a successful national tour last fall.  Audiences can dress up for a fun-filled experience featuring characters from “Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends” and other hit Disney Junior series including: Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc… Read more »

A Fight at the Opera!

New England Fights and Boston Boxing Promotions present ‘NEF 54: A Fight at the Opera’ on September 2nd. A full pro boxing event will be followed by a full MMA event. Two shows for the price of one admission!

Second Annual John Weaver Memorial Concert

Paul Jacobs, organist Heralded as “one of the major musicians of our time” by Alex Ross of The New Yorker and as “America’s leading organ performer” by The Economist, the internationally celebrated organist Paul Jacobs combines a probing intellect and extraordinary technical mastery with an unusually large repertoire, both old and new. An eloquent champion of… Read more »

Tales of Bells and Drums Returns!

Tales of Bells and Drums is a show of talented artists aiming at telling stories of their lives through dancing and drumming. This show will take place on August 12, 2023, at Merrill Auditorium, Portland, Maine. Doors will open at 5:30PM and the Show will begin at 06:00PM.   Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can pricing with a… Read more »

Circus Smirkus in Payson Park

Please Note: This event is rain or shine. Seating is bleachers under a circus tent. Accessible seating is avialable on the ground level for anyone who can’t climb bleachers. Enter an enchanted forest and let your imagination run away with the circus! Circus Smirkus brings magic and mayhem, love and chaos to the big top with… Read more »

North Woods Throwdown returns to Hadlock!

The Maine Game Wardens play softball against the New Hampshire Conservation Officers at Hadlock Field. A fun event for the whole family. Fans of baseball and North Woods Law are sure to have a great time. Fans of Animal Planet’s television show North Woods Law may recognize some of the game wardens playing on the… Read more »

Opera Maine’s Original Take on Rossini’s Cinderella

Opera Maine is thrilled to present an original production of Gioachino Rossini’s comedic masterpiece, La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Rossini’s delightful version of the beloved dustbin-to-palace tale of Cinderella is certain to enchant audiences of all ages. A heartless stepfather, scheming stepsisters, and a prince in disguise create hilarity and confusion, but goodness and love triumph in… Read more »

July Fourth 2023 FAQ

Q. Will the symphony perform at the Eastern Promenade for the 4th of July this year? In past years, the symphony has been hired by event organizers to perform for the 4th of July. At this point, the PSO has not heard anything from the group presenting this year’s event so it is unlikely the… Read more »

Celebrate the Music of Popular Films with James Kennerley

James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist James Kennerley plays the Kotzschmar Organ and welcomes the Kotzschmar Brass and Percussion to Merrill Auditorium in this fun and touching tour through the greatest music in film history. Join us for a concert of music that has the power to move and thrill audiences, kids and adults alike! RUN TIME: 90… Read more »