Portland Community Arts Council

The Arts. At first glance, it's a school mural, a summer concert series, a community theater production.


Look a little closer. You'll see educational development, cultural diversity, and economic growth.


Closer still. Inspiration, enrichment, and empowerment come into view. For our youth, our community, and ourselves.


This is the Portland Community Arts.

PLUNGE CANCELLED.   We regretfully announce the cancellation of the Portland Plunge on Sat., March 1st. So disappointing that we have to cancel. Who could have predicted that it would be worse in March than it was in January? (And we're doubtful we'd be able to clear a hole in the ice when it's this thick.) Please help us spread the word. Often, people just show up for this (without telling us ahead of time), and we have no way to reach everyone. Thanks!

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Portland Civic Players Present: Bye, Bye Birdie!

March 7, 8, 9, 13, 14 and 15
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 pm and Sunday matinees at 3:00 pm
Portland Playhouse, Maple St., Portland, Michigan
Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for students (K-12).
Tickets may be reserved by calling: 517 647 4041 or purchased online on their website. www.portlandcivicplayers.com

"Bye, Bye Birdie" is a stage musical adapted from the book by Michael Stewart. Originally titled "Let’s Go Steady," the play is a satire on American society set in 1958. The story was inspired by the popular singer Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army in 1957. The rock star character’s name, “Conrad Birdie,” is word play on the name of Conway Twitty. Twitty is best remembered as a country music star, but in the late 1950s, he was one of Presley’s rock ‘n’ roll rivals.

 

Meet Portland, Michigan's own 16 yr-old Shelby Miller. She Just made it thru Hollywood Week on American Idol!

See her sing - plus Conrad of 93.7 B-93's interview with Shelby at http://bit.ly/LetsAllVoteShelby

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Thursdays on the Grand 2014

Thursdays on the Grand start June 5 at Two Rivers Park, 6:30-8:00pm

For the full lineup, click here.

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