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Quoddy Voices Director Chats with EAC Video About Virtual Choir Project

EAC Video was happy to catch up with Quoddy Voices’ director, John Newell, in a discussion about the hows and whys of virtual choirs, and the particulars of his own work with the community chorus, both during the initial virtual season last fall, and as planned for the upcoming … [Read More]

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Lifelong Fiber Enthusiast to Teach Needle Felting Workshop

Next in EAC’s popular online workshop series is Needle Felted Landscapes with Paula Farrar. The class will take place via Zoom, 1-3 pm on Saturday, March 20, and will include a thorough introduction to the techniques of needle felting; participants will create a landcape image and/or a sunflower. Geared … [Read More]

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in the Queue for Play by Play

Play by Play, Stage East’s theater appreciation course, continues on March 10 at 7 pm. The class, which focuses on the Theatre of the Absurd, has over a dozen members that have met weekly since the first session on February 17. Thus far, they’ve read and discussed the work … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices Announce Plans for Spring Season

Quoddy Voices community chorus begins its Spring virtual season on Monday, March 8, with weekly get togethers and rehearsals via the Zoom platform. Special guest instructor for several sessions will be soprano Mary Sullivan, who will work with the group on vocal care and technique. Ms. Sullivan has appeared as a … [Read More]

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Needle-felted Landscapes Next for Workshop Series!

Paula Farrar of Done Roving Farms will teach EAC’s next online workshop—Needle-felted Landscapes! The class will take place via Zoom on Saturday, March 20 from 1-3 pm, and include an introduction to needle felting, color-blending techniques, and landscape design pointers for participants to create felt ‘paintings.’ Local participants may … [Read More]

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February’s Draw-a-Thon: Seals, ‘Mash-up Charms’ and a Musical Portrait

This month’s Draw-a-Thon—offered Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 pm—takes an ‘in the studio’ theme, starting with Brice Garrett and his ‘Mash-Up Charms’ for a 20-minute hand pose. Brice is a New York-based artist who creates wearables, sculptures, installations, and participatory projects; he recently had a residency at StudioWorks in … [Read More]

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Stage East’s Absurdist Theater Course Continues

Play by Play, Stage East’s theater appreciation course, continues on March 3 at 7 pm. The class, which focuses on the Theatre of the Absurd, has over a dozen members that have met weekly since the first session on February 17. Thus far, they’ve read and discussed the work … [Read More]

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Weber and Her Recipes a Highlight of Past International Dinners

Since her passing in April 2020, the EAC community has deeply felt the loss of Joyce Weber. “We will all miss her for the rest of our lives,” wrote Heidi Reidell, responding to a group of past International Dinner photos shared on Facebook by Robin Farrin. “What an example … [Read More]

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Kraut Makers Brine it Up

Anne Shields Hopkins taught a Sensational Sauerkraut workshop for EAC last month, providing detailed instructions, troubleshooting and an easy-to-follow pdf pamphlet for students. Washington County participants were joined by interested chefs from Canada, Vermont,  Pennsylvania and North Carolina to learn the wonders of fermentation.  From our past experiences with … [Read More]

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‘In the Studio’ Lineup Includes Dancer, Series Leader, Feminist

Friday In the Studio, a weekly online event hosted by Anne Shields Hopkins, continues with diverse presenters. The next three featured artists are below. Learn more about Friday in the Studio here. 2/19/21: Kessie Smith-Marengo, Addison, Maine in Passamaquoddy Territory.Kessie is a dancer, activist and student. She brings a bright light and sparkling grace … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.