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July 2016

“Turning Strange,” sculptures by Duncan Hewitt

July 28
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Daily until September 4, 2016
Portland Museum of Art,
7 Congress Sq.
Portland, ME United States
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This Maine-born sculptor and educator’s first solo exhibition at the PMA is a good one, filled with skillfully rendered touchstones of a rich emotional past.

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$15

Hiss Golden Messenger

July 28 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square,
181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Arguably something like a Father John Misty lite, Hiss Golden Messenger's Michael Taylor evolved from his early hardcore-punk roots into a spare, serene, wizened folk artist.

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$10

The Next Deco Jazz Festival

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sonny’s,
83 Exchange Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Sound purrs to life at the sexiest lounge in town. Latin grooves, jazz tunes, posh cocktails, & something new every time. Brought to you by those unforgettable entertainers: Viva & The Reinforcements."

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“Turning Strange,” sculptures by Duncan Hewitt

July 29
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until September 4, 2016
Portland Museum of Art,
7 Congress Sq.
Portland, ME United States
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This Maine-born sculptor and educator’s first solo exhibition at the PMA is a good one, filled with skillfully rendered touchstones of a rich emotional past.

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Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love

July 29
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Daily until August 12, 2016
Maine College of Art,
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME United States
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“Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love” at ICA at MECA presents works by video and performance artist Ann Hirsch made over the last decade. The Los Angeles-based artist is known for her approachable and often humorous investigations into love, gender, the female body, pop culture and the internet. Hirsch’s works take myriad forms, including a video art website archive, a Youtube channel, reality TV appearances, an iOS app, paintings, and even a play. They are brought together at ICA at MECA as…

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Made in LA

July 29
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Daily until July 31, 2016
Maine College of Art,
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME United States
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An interactive exhibition of the thriving yet often hidden creative makers in Lewiston Auburn, Maine, showcasing the ideas, processes and products driven by innovation and dependent on traditional and contemporary design solutions.

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$95

Matrix Music Festival

July 29 - July 31

At the first of this would-be annual festival, spend three faded days in the woods surrounded by electronic jam music, indie-rock, and general babble. Camping options for real. 3 Day Tickets!

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When We Were Kings

July 29 @ 8:00 pm
Congress Square Park,
Portland, ME 04101
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In the wake of his recent passing, the PMA screens a documentary of 32-year-old Muhammad Ali's 1974 fight with George Foreman in Zaire, a critical moment in both sport and American cultural history.

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$15 - $18

SHEL

July 29 @ 8:00 pm
One Longfellow Square,
181 State St.
Portland, ME United States
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Indie-folk band SHEL, will be both familiar and far-out to fans of the exciting sister quartet. The classically inspired mandolin, violin and piano are there, along with the band's glowing vocal harmonies.

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“Turning Strange,” sculptures by Duncan Hewitt

July 30
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until September 4, 2016
Portland Museum of Art,
7 Congress Sq.
Portland, ME United States
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This Maine-born sculptor and educator’s first solo exhibition at the PMA is a good one, filled with skillfully rendered touchstones of a rich emotional past.

Find out more »

Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love

July 30
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until August 12, 2016
Maine College of Art,
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME United States
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“Ann Hirsch: Sharing Love” at ICA at MECA presents works by video and performance artist Ann Hirsch made over the last decade. The Los Angeles-based artist is known for her approachable and often humorous investigations into love, gender, the female body, pop culture and the internet. Hirsch’s works take myriad forms, including a video art website archive, a Youtube channel, reality TV appearances, an iOS app, paintings, and even a play. They are brought together at ICA at MECA as…

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Made in LA

July 30
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until July 31, 2016
Maine College of Art,
522 Congress St.
Portland, ME United States
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An interactive exhibition of the thriving yet often hidden creative makers in Lewiston Auburn, Maine, showcasing the ideas, processes and products driven by innovation and dependent on traditional and contemporary design solutions.

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Scrub Your Mutt!

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters,
22 McKown Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538 United States
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Come join Two Salty Dogs Pet Outfitters in it's 4th Annual Mutt Scrub. Not only will there be the scrubbing of mutts, but there will be competitions like The Doggie Talent Show where you can show off your dog's adorable quirks and talents, several rounds of Doggie Musical Chairs where the last dog to sit when the music stops is out, dog nail trimming, giveaways, and we'll be raffling lots of gift certificates! ALL donations received will benefit the Lincoln County Animal Shelter. Don't have a…

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Turning Strange

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Deering Oaks,
Portland, ME 04101
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With vendors, food, performances, and flavor from cultures such as Native American, Congolese, Sudanese, Irish, and many more.

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Festival of Nations

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Deering Oaks,
Portland, ME 04101
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With vendors, food, performances, and flavor from cultures such as Native American, Congolese, Sudanese, Irish, and many more.

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$14 - $15

Cider Hill Farm’s 4th Annual Locavore Music Festival

July 30 @ 2:00 pm
Cider Hill Farm,
Main Street
Waldoboro, ME 04572
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With Muddy Ruckus, Max Garcia Conover, Trisha Mason, Marshall Marquis, Hours North, and Tomorrow Morning.

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$46.50 - $56.50

Eddie Izzard: “Force Majeure”

July 30 @ 8:00 pm
State Theatre,
609 Congress St.
Portland, ME United States
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An appearance by this hilarious and groundbreaking English comic and actor is one of the gifts of the Portland summer.

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$8 - $10

Samuel James

July 30 @ 8:00 pm
Portland House of Music and Events,
25 Temple St.
Portland, ME United States
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Upon learning his paternal grandfather was an African American folk musician and his maternal great-grandfather a white American folk musician, Portland's eminent bluesman made the 24-track album Already Home Volume 1, an homage to both.

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$28.50 - $43.50

Kamasi Washington

July 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Music Hall,
28 Chestnut Street
Portsmouth, ME 03801
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This sax player has toured and played with Snoop Dogg, Chaka Khan, and Raphael Saadiq, and most recently on Kendrick Lamar's breakout album To Pimp a Butterfly. Washington's own breakthrough, The Epic, also slays.

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“Turning Strange,” sculptures by Duncan Hewitt

July 31
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until September 4, 2016
Portland Museum of Art,
7 Congress Sq.
Portland, ME United States
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This Maine-born sculptor and educator’s first solo exhibition at the PMA is a good one, filled with skillfully rendered touchstones of a rich emotional past.

Find out more »
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