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Nov. 20 — USM theatre and dance collaborate on original performance “A Winter Idyll…with Spring in Sight”
The USM Department of Theatre celebrates the beauty and magic of the season with an original performance of spoken word, dance and music, “A Winter Idyll… with Spring in Sight,” Thursday, December 6 through Sunday, December 9.
Nov. 15 — A festive season comes alive at USM - through song, stage and sky
The University of Southern Maine School of Music, Department of Theatre, and Southworth Planetarium are all offering events to celebrate the holiday season.
Nov. 8 — Local organizations present “Dawnland” screening, live concert and discussion with filmmakers
USM Convocation presents a film screening of “Dawnland” in collaboration with the Upstander Project, MPBN, and Maine-Wabanaki REACH. This special evening, Friday, November 16, will include a live concert and storytelling with acclaimed performer and Dawnland composer Jennifer Kreisberg, Chris Newell and many special guests.
Nov. 6 — Macon Reed: "Eulogy For The Dyke Bar" artist reception and storytelling
Meet University of Southern Maine Visiting Artist Macon Reed “at the bar” on November 15 in Portland for an artist talk followed by local storytelling. Almost a dozen local storytellers from across generations will share their experiences in and around queer bars ranging in location from local bars like Sisters, in Portland, Maine, across the country to The Full Moon Café, in San Francisco, CA, and as far off as Singapore.
Nov. 5 — More than 100 employers will attend USM’s first Fall Job Fair
The University of Southern Maine will feature more than 100 employers from a variety of industries — including technology, travel, health care, the arts, retail and government — at its first Fall Job Fair in Portland.
Oct. 31— Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra features violinist and conductor Robert Lehmann performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto
The fall concert of the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will feature its conductor, Robert Lehmann, also a violin soloist, performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major, op 77. The concert will be held on Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 71 Stroudwater Street, in Westbrook.
Female faculty and a Broadway guest take the lead this November at USM
The University of Southern Maine’s School of Music in November is presenting concerts featuring the work of its female faculty, welcoming two new leading ladies in band and voice, and also hosting a guest educator from Broadway.
Oct. 17, 2018 — Award winning poet Greg Hewett named USM’s 2018 O’Brien Poet, to read at annual event
The University of Southern Maine Department of English has named award-winning poet Greg Hewett, professor of English from Carleton College, as USM’s 2018 O’Brien Poet. Hewett will read on Thursday, October 25 at 5:00 p.m. at the USM Glickman Library (314 Forest Ave., Portland, ME), in the University Events Room, on the 7th floor.
Oct. 16, 2018 — USM School of Music presents multimedia musical “35mm: A Musical Exhibition”
The University of Southern Maine School of Music presents a unique musical theatre production “35mm: A Musical Exhibition.” Part concert, part exhibition, part poetry jam, part performance art -- this intricately woven collection of stories re-imagines what the modern American musical can be.
Oct. 15, 2018 — C-SPAN Bus to visit USM on 25th anniversary "50 Capitals Tour"
The C-Span state-of-the-art 45-foot customized motor coach will visit the USM Portland Campus as part of C-SPAN's "50 Capitals Tour," Friday, October 19, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.