EAC has announced a resumption of live events planned for this summer, including concerts, exhibitions, youth offerings and workshops. All events are offered in accordance with CDC guidelines.
After Stage East’s opening of the venue with the run of Krapp’s Last Tape and The Human Voice, June 4-6 and June 11-13, next on the docket is the dual EAC options incorporated into Eastport ArtWalk Passport Saturdays: free KinderArts crafts (drop-in activity) from 10:30 am-noon, and Stage East’s ‘The Canned Sardine StorySlam’ at 4 pm.
Swiftly following will be a double-header on Tuesday, June 29, when the Summer Workshop Series opens with Sara Myrick’s basketry class followed by a 7 pm concert by klezmer musicians Joe and Peggy Kurland. The duo’s rousing repertoire includes socialist songs, workers’ songs, traditional Yiddish and Hebrew songs, and original songs by Joe.
Workshops will continue on Tuesdays and with one bonus Sunday class, through August 17. In addition, the center’s popular Summer Arts Camp for children ages 6-13 will run July 6-9 with side-by-side art and theater components.
Other EAC offerings will include The Concert Series presenting main stage shows on Friday nights in August; a Children’s Theater Workshop session for ages 7-18 to run Wednesdays, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, beginning July 14; and exhibitions both virtual and physical by both the Eastport Gallery and Washington Street Gallery.
Looking towards the fall, the Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra plans to resume rehearsals on August 12 to prepare for November concerts; Quoddy Voices will resume September 20 to prepare for December concerts.