Serving ‘Black Coffee’

Freeport Players presents “Black Coffee” by Agatha Christie, through Sept. 26, at Freeport Performing Arts Center. A murder mystery with dashes of comedy and romance, promoters say Christie’s play creates a superb theater experience. Contributed / Freeport Players

Exhibits/Galleries

“The Advent of Green Acre, A Bahá’í Center of Learning: Selections from the Eliot Bahá’í Archives,” Maine Historical Society, Congress Street, Portland, through Oct. 2, mainememory.net.

“Alison Goodwin: Tradition and Generation,” through Oct. 2, Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com.

Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St., Bath, eight works of 8-by-8-inch art by eight artists, through Sept. 29.

“The Color of Light,” Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport, 40 Main St., work by 40 Maine artists, through Oct. 17, freeportartsandculture.org.

“From a Woman’s Perspective,” Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Portland, through September, richardboydpottery.com.

Maine Craft Weekend, statewide tour of

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Learn how three CDFIs are measuring and reaching the impact of their small business actions. This open and interactive session will explore how CDFIs are accumulating this important knowledge, how they’re utilizing the information, and if CDFIs can enhance the general efficiency of measuring their impact. The Small Business Finance Collaborative is a gaggle of 24 mission-pushed small business lenders, all of which focus on aggressively rising their small business lending. In this session, several Collaborative members will share their progress methods and the way they have been developed, providing attendees with a variety of approaches they will think about for their own organizations.

What exactly is business finance?

Business Finance means the funds and credit employed in the business. Finance is the foundation of a business. Finance requirements are to purchase assets, goods, raw materials and for the other flow of economic activities. Let us understand in-depth the Meaning

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PORTLAND — On Friday, June 4 from 5-8 p.m., the Kneeling Art Photography Project (thekneelingartphotography.com), under the direction of Portland artist Titi de Baccarat, opens their first exhibit at the gallery space at 525 Danforth Street.  This community social justice/art project explores the meaning and evolution of the Take-A-Knee gesture by having Maine photographers turn their cameras on diverse Mainers who express why they are kneeling. There are 10 photographers taking part in the exhibit from seasoned professionals to people new to the craft. The opening reception will feature music from renowned keyboardist Jamie Saft and Indo-Jazz percussionist Brian Shankar Adler; dance from The Love Factory and possibly a food truck . As there is no large parking lot, visitors are encouraged to park on Valley Street and walk 2-3 minutes to Danforth.

The gallery space will be open on the following Thursday, Friday and Saturdays from 3

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MAINSITE Contemporary Art will host an opening reception for “The Left Hand of Liminality,” an art collaboration from artists Denise Duong and Gabriel Friedman, on May 14 as a part of the the first in-person 2nd Friday Art Walk since the pandemic began. 

The exhibit will open in conjunction with the art walk and will be the first in-person opening event held by MAINSITE since February 2020, according to a tweet from the Norman Arts Council. Duong and Friedman’s exhibition will run through July 9 and features works inspired by the tumultuous feelings surrounding the pandemic, according to the Norman Arts Council website

In addition to the MAINSITE exhibit, the art walk will feature the grand opening of the Oscillator Press — a print shop that offers custom screen printing and design services, according to the Norman Transcript

Duong is a Vietnamese American artist from Oklahoma City who,

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