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POP Global Passport

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POP: Global Passport

Annual Fundraiser

April 14, 2022 • 7:00 PM

O’Maine Studios



Live music. Food from around the world created by some of Portland’s most exciting chefs. Delightful libations. Auctions. Celebrity hosts. You. Please join us as we gather together for an intimate and dynamic evening wholly unique to Ovations and our commitment to gathering people, sharing cultures, and creating community through the power of live performance.

Up-to-date vaccinations or a negative test required to attend.

What's on the menu?

Black Betty’s Bistro serving love, laughter, nourishment and soul

Coffee By Design roasted locally since 1994

Dean’s Sweets gourmet Maine chocolate truffles

Flores Hispanic food with recipes originated from El Salvador

Hifi Donuts artisanal donuts handmade daily

Mumbai to Maine authentic Indian flavors and spice blends

Niyat Catering traditional Ethiopian food and flavors

Sichuan Kitchen authentic Chinese Sichuan cuisine

Yardie Ting authentic Jamaican dishes with a modern twist

Chef Zema Ahmadov handmade traditional Azerbaijan cuisine

Special thanks to chef Stephanie Brown and the staff at North 43 Bistro

Who's performing?

“Honored Artist of Azerbaijan” and an awardee of the Montreux Jazz Festival, pianist Emil Afrasiyab brings his unique blend of jazz, classical and Azerbaijani folk music to stages around the world from international jazz festivals to Carnegie Hall to POP. This very special appearance features guest vocalist Leyla Afrasiyab.

Who's hosting the party?

Rachael & Justin Alfond
Olivier te Boekhorst
Mike Boyson & Nancy Grant  
Maile Buker
Jamie Issacson & Kristen Lape
Mary Allen Lindemann
Jack Lufkin
Jim Morgan   

Mary Noyes
Daniel Nuzzi & Dana McEnroe
Aimée M. Petrin
Tania & Joseph Powers
Sig & Anne Schutz
Daniel Spratt & Patricia Naddaff
Michael & Dawn Stillings
Felicia Knight & Towle Tompkins
April Ylvisaker & Jon Tardiff

Thank you to our sponsors

Marquee Sponsor

Presenting Sponsor

Contributing Sponsor

Host Sponsors