St. Lawrence Arts is owned and operated by the non-profit corporation Friends of the St. Lawrence, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization created in 1996 to restore the historic St. Lawrence Church and return it to use as an arts center. The St. Lawrence has a 3-part mission:
Arts & Culture: creating an affordable and accessible venue for a diverse offerings of arts including but not limited to theater, dance, music, film, and workshops;
Neighborhood & Community: adding activity, entertainment, cultural enrichment, social interaction, renovation and investment that serves both the surrounding neighborhood of Munjoy Hill as well as the residents of Greater Portland.
Historic Preservation: rehabilitating this local and national landmark with the adaptive reuse of an arts center.
Gregoíre de la Costa is a multi-disciplinary guitarist, living and composing in Portland, Maine. On his most recent album Pluviophile (October, 2015) he composed, performed, and recorded all of the parts with the exception of hammond organ and tenor saxophone. Check out the video above for a sneak-peek!