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Mechanic’s Hall

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519 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States

May 2019

Mechanic’s Hall – Arthur Fink: Makers at the Hall

May 27 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Mechanic’s Hall, 519 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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"Making a Photograph" with dance photographer Arthur Fink. This month, we welcome Arthur Fink to Mechanics' Hall. A photograph appears to be made in an instant, with the press of a shutter. But Arthur will break through this illusion showing us some of the scenes that caught his eye and the set of images he took for them: each seeming closer to the picture he had imagined. He will reveal the editing process that identified one frame to use, and…

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June 2019

Mechanic’s Hall – Nature Books for Kids: Author Chat with Lolisa Monroe

June 7 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Mechanic’s Hall, 519 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Take a journey through nature with Maine Author Lolisa Monroe and her camera. Follow the stories of flora and fauna she creates to inspire children of all ages. Come chat with the author during June Art Walk in the Mechanics' Hall Library. Stop by anytime from 5-8pm. Website: https://www.lolisamonroe.com/publications Refreshments provided, Free and open to all. Elevator access, 2nd floor. 519 Congress St. Portland, Maine.

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Mechanic’s Hall – Various! Performer Showcase

June 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Mechanic’s Hall, 519 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for the second month of our First Friday variety show set in the Grand Ballroom at historic Mechanics' Hall! EVENT DETAILS When: Friday, June 7th at 6pm Where: Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. Portland Admission: Free or $10 suggested donation The Maine Squeeze Accordion Ensemble will play the usual crowd favorites and audience members will be invited to sing along. 2 Sheets Theater group offers an alien in human skin who gives a lecture on how to blend…

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La Pachamambo at Mechanics Hall

June 14 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
Mechanic’s Hall, 519 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for our debut in Portland Maine for a night of live latin music and dance!!

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July 2019

Mechanics’ Hall – July “Various!” Performer Showcase

July 5 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Mechanic’s Hall, 519 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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Join us for the final month of our First Friday variety show mini series set in the Grand Ballroom at historic Mechanics' Hall! JULY PROGRAM DETAILS When: Friday, July 5th at 6pm Where: Mechanics’ Hall, 519 Congress St. Portland Admission: Free or $10 suggested donation **Now announcing our JULY SERIES FINALE which features SIX acts!** July 5th, 2019: Improvisation jazz trio Apricot Afterthoughts and Myles Bullen present a freestyle rap storytelling piece that utilizes saxophone, rhythm, poetry and crowd participation.…

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