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  • machine dazzle maine college of art residency

Machine Dazzle in Residence at MECA

September 15, 2019 - September 19, 2019

Maine College of Art

Taylor Mac maintains we are “a nation of makers” and that one of his favorite makers is costume designer Machine Dazzle. Machine, whose parents met and married in Pembroke, Maine, will be in residence at the Maine College of Art (MECA) on Congress Street in Portland from September 15th – 19th 2019. His residency includes…

  • machine dazzle public lecture

Machine Dazzle: Public Lecture Free, public lecture at Maine College of Art

September 17, 2019 • 1:00 pm

Maine College of Art

Taylor Mac maintains we are “a nation of makers” and that one of his favorite makers is costume designer Machine Dazzle. Machine, whose parents met and married in Pembroke, Maine, will be in residence at the Maine College of Art (MECA) on Congress Street in Portland from September 15th – 19th 2019. His residency includes…

  • queer maine panel discussion

Panel Discussion: Queer Maine – Memory & Resilience Across Time and Place Free panel discussion

September 18, 2019 • 6:30 pm

mac himTaylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade of Popular Music (abridged)” kicks off Ovations’ Maine Bicentennial season, with its focus on making our state’s invisible histories visible and an emphasis on resistance and rebellion. Our pre-performance panelists span generations, perspectives, and geographies of Maine’s past, present, and future relationships with its queer communities. Facilitated by longtime queer…

  • portland freedom trail walk

The Freedom Walk

November 2, 2019 • 1:00 pm

Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

To welcome Kingdom Choir and better understand their musical selections, presentation, and history join us for a walk along Portland’s ‘Underground Railroad’ lead by artist Daniel Minter, Reverend Kenneth Lewis, and Portland City Councilor Pious Ali, concluding with an engaging talk by Reverend Lewis. What is the “gospel” in gospel music and what are Maine’s…

  • reverend lewis gospel music lecture

Public Lecture: “The Gospel in Gospel Music” Free, public lecture following "The Freedom Walk"

November 2, 2019 • 3:00 pm

Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

Following our Freedom Walk special tour of Portland's Underground Railroad we invite you to join Reverend Kenneth I. Lewis, Pastor of Green Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church as speaks about The Gospel in Gospel Music. His pre-performance lecture explores the history behind the religious and spiritual messages gospel puts forward, and takes us from an understanding…

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