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Franco Center Offers Sponsor Naming Rights for its Performance Hall as part of 15th Anniversary Celebration

The Franco Center's Performance Hall as seen from the back of the stage looking toward the seats (Brian Fitzgerald photo).

The Franco Center’s Performance Hall as seen from the back of the stage looking toward the seats. In the foreground is a Steinway 9-foot Series D grand piano. (Brian Fitzgerald photo)

As part of the center’s 15th Anniversary Camoaign & Celebration, The Franco Center is offering naming rights to its crown jewel, its acoustically and visually magnificent 428-seat Performance Hall.

The board and management at the Franco Center are not saying what the exact cost will be to affix a corporate sponsor name to its elegant main performance space, only that their goal is to find a sponsor willing to enter into a long-term commitment of five to ten years or more. Continue reading

Upcoming Performances

  • Sep
    1

    "Buzz Around Town" Franco Soiree

    Heritage Hall

    Sep 1 - Sep 1

    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    photo le bruit. 3.6x2.1 - 120dpi“Buzz Around Town” Franco Soirée, a fun evening of old-time jigs-&-reels music & more featuring the all-star Quebecois folk trio Le Bruit Court dans la Ville (accordionist Normand Miron, guitarist Andre Marchand and fiddler Lisa Ornstein),

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  • Sep
    10

    La Rencontre

    Heritage Hall

    Sep 10 - Sep 11

    11:30 pm - 9:30 am

    irish_green_fleur_de_lis_tile_coasterOn the 2nd Thursday of every month, our closest friends come over for lunch for La Rencontre (which is French for “The Gathering”). In Setember, we’ll enjoy chicken cordon bleu, rice pilaf, green beans, sour dough rolls and lemon pound cake, followed by music with the Lorraine Ouellette Trio.

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  • Sep
    18

    Dual-Piano Concert with Lovchinsky and Graybil

    Performance Hall

    Sep 18 - Sep 18

    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Lovchinsky and Graybill graphicYoung Artists Igor Lovchinsky and Matthew Graybil, both Franco Center favorites as solo performers, will collaborate for this piano series-opening Friday evening program, featuring dual-piano pieces by American composers Walter Piston and Aaron Copland. 

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  • Sep
    25

    Mainely Improv "On The Spot Comedy"

    Heritage Hall

    Sep 25 - Sep 25

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    On the Spot Comedy PhotoWhat do you get when you combine the improvisation style of the television show, “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” with a Maine based comedy troupe that loves the art of improvisation?

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  • Oct
    9

    Rebekah Leonard in Concert

    Performance Hall

    Oct 9 - Oct 9

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Rebekah LeonardRebekah Leonard is a versatile singing talent based in L/A Maine.    Along with a soaring, bright, agile opera voice, Rebekah is accomplished in singing Jazz music with an affinity for the Dixieland style.

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