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Beyond The Trocks with Deputy Director Linda Nelson

  The Trocks are Coming. The Trocks are Coming! The Trocks are coming to Maine via Portland Ovations! March 28 - 29   Sunday night I got to do something I love to do: sit in the dark, surrounded by (mostly) strangers, watching a movie. It is especially lovely to do this -- what feels like such a [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Ovations Offstage, Things to do, Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Reasons We Can’t Wait for Vocalosity (Told in Pitch Perfect GIFS)

Our friends at The Long Center put together this great list of reasons to come see Vocalosity. We whole-heartily agree with their reasons so we decided to re-post for your pleasure. (Originally posted Feb. 5, 2016 by The Long Center – updated) It’s no secret we’ve been counting down the days to Vocalosity on January [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Shows, Things to do|0 Comments

An Interview with Rev. Lewis: ‘The Joyful and Participatory Nature of Gospel Music’

Reverend Kenneth Lewis January 11, 2017 Ovations Offstage Director Catherine Anderson, had the good fortune to attend services at the Green Memorial AME Zion Church, on Munjoy Hill in Portland, Maine on Sunday, January 8th.  Reverend Lewis, a member of the Seeking Resonance Advisory board and Catherine had a discussion about the joyful [...]

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

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 [...]