Events

Events

E.g., 2019-01-20
E.g., 2019-01-20
  • Jan
    19
    Play Me a Story
    Saturday, 10:30AM @ Portland Stage, Portland, ME

    Little Bird's Flock, the beautiful children's book written by Publishing Workshop teens, will be read and performed at Portland Stage for Play Me A Story on Saturday, January 19. Join us for a delightful morning where kids ages 4-10 will enjoy a performance of children's stories and then participate in an acting workshop with professional theater artists and the teen authors!

    MORE INFORMATION HERE

  • Jan
    27
    “The Telling Rooms” composed by Michael-Thomas Foumai
    Sunday, 2:30PM @ Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME

    The Portland Symphony Orchestra presents the world premiere of a piece commissioned by the orchestra and titled "The Telling Rooms," composed by Michael-Thomas Foumai and inspired by three poems from Telling Room students.

    Foumai is a leading contemporary composer known for composing works inspired by film, art, literature, poetry, and history. "The Telling Rooms" brings three poems from The Telling Room’s 2018 statewide writing contest to life through music—"Ink Wash" by Eliza Rudalevige, "The Happiest Color" by Aubrey Duplissie, and "Dressed in Red" by Husna Quinn, whose poem won the writing contest.

    TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE

  • Jan
    29
    "The Telling Rooms" composed by Michael-Thomas Foumai
    Tuesday, 7:30PM @ Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME

    The Portland Symphony Orchestra presents the world premiere of a piece commissioned by the orchestra and titled "The Telling Rooms," composed by Michael-Thomas Foumai and inspired by three poems from Telling Room students.

    Foumai is a leading contemporary composer known for composing works inspired by film, art, literature, poetry, and history. "The Telling Rooms" brings three poems from The Telling Room’s 2018 statewide writing contest to life through music—"Ink Wash" by Eliza Rudalevige, "The Happiest Color" by Aubrey Duplissie, and "Dressed in Red" by Husna Quinn, whose poem won the writing contest.

    TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE

  • Feb
    06
    An Evening with Colum McCann: Fearless Hope Through Radical Empathy
    Wednesday, 7:00PM to 9:00PM @ Waynflete, Portland, ME

    Waynflete and The Telling Room are pleased to present "Fearless Hope Through Radical Empathy: An Evening With Colum McCann" on Wednesday, February 6.

    Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. His work has been published in over 40 languages. Colum is the co-founder of Narrative 4, the nonprofit global story exchange organization. He teaches at the MFA program in Hunter College.

    Colum will discuss the goals of Narrative 4 and how to achieve "fearless hope and radical empathy" through storytelling.

    Tickets can be purchased online here.

    Ticket sales help support the 2019 New England Youth Identity Summit.

  • Apr
    02
    Show & Tell 2019
    Tuesday, 7:30PM to 9:00PM @ The State Theatre, Portland, ME
    Show & Tell is a 90-minute literary cabaret that showcases stories across mediums from a variety of storytellers.
     
    We believe Show & Tell represents our innovative, creative approach and reflects our belief in the power of story.  You can learn more about the event and these featured guests by following the link below.
     

    Find out more!