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So far Chip Kibort has created 6 blog entries.

How to DBR: An Insider’s Guide to “En Masse”

Say “Daniel Bernard Roumain” a few times out loud, for the sheer poetry of it. Then adopt the acronym DBR around friends and family. This will reveal your inner circle status with all things Ovations, Community Art Happenings, and “En Masse”.   Take a late coffee break, or early lunch and bring a friend to [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Journey Never Ends: A Review of Sandglass Theater’s “Babylon”

  The mission of Portland Ovations is to present a diversity of offerings and be inclusive with regards to whom the performances represent as well as who is able to participate and enjoy. We may not always get it right but sometimes we do. Such was the case with Sandglass Theater’s Babylon.     Immigration [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Categories: Shows|0 Comments

Performing Arts Tickets as Gifts

By: Chip Kibort | December 20, 2016 Each holiday season Portland Ovations promotes "Tickets Make Great Gifts" and I know many laugh and giggle at the concept of tickets as gifts because “gifts” at this time of year are thought of as the “tangible” – electronics, clothes, games, bicycles, toys, shoes, food, wine, gadgets and [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Categories: Gifts, Things to do|Tags: , |0 Comments

Portland Joins the Circus When Cirque Mechanics Comes to Town

Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk was a performances with many moving parts...literally—both onstage and off. If you attended the performance you know the set was a mechanical masterpiece—spinning, rolling, bouncing—offering a different stage for each of the circus artists to spotlight their skills. It certainly played a starring role. Cirque Mechanics: On and Off Stage Beyond [...]

Five Free Summer Concert Series in Maine

  By Chip Kibort What ever happened to the “Alive at 5” summer concert series in Monument Square during the summer? One of the things that brought me to Portland from New York City was the quality of and access to live performance. Live performance is one of my favorite things to “do” or actually [...]

Live Performance in Our Backyard: Our Performing Arts Organization

By Chip Kibort As Marketing Director for a performing arts organization something I am asked quite often is “what is your background?” I unfortunately do not have any formal music or theatrical training and do not consider myself an artist, actor, singer, or musician—although, I did act in elementary school plays and was almost a [...]