Eastport Arts Center

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Quoddy Voices Present First ‘Virtual’ Choral Work

Quoddy Voices, who resumed their work together in September for a ‘virtual’ season, present their first choral video this week. The community choir’s director, John Newell, guided the singers through each step of the new musical process, which centered around Monday evening rehearsals via Zoom. To aid singers in … [Read More]

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New Club Welcomes Creative Teens

EAC is proud to announce the launch of Downeast Digital Zine Club, a program aimed at Washington County teenagers that focuses on the production of a monthly publication. Young artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to participate. The club meets via Zoom, and will begin with … [Read More]

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Popular Plays Get the Spotlight

Stage East is happy to announce its recently retooled play reading series, Play by Play 2.0. During the months of November and December, the public is encouraged join Stage East in reading work from the list of most produced plays in the 2019-2020 U.S. season. Readings will begin at … [Read More]

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Zoom Can Do More! Draw-a-Thon On Tap for October 24

EAC’s Draw-a-Thon is a multi-art form experience that lovingly pushes the boundaries of what Zoom can be—and, great news!—it happens on the 4th Saturday of each month. October’s session will feature the following slate of performer/models:Halloween Poses with LunaMuse (Manuela Brice) and music by Mark Macey (3, 5 and … [Read More]

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Virtual Concert Continues with ‘Graceful Ghost’ Rag

In this latest from EAC Video, Gregory Biss presents a seasonally appropriate tune—William Bolcom’s Graceful Ghost (Rag) and accompanies the piece with a little discussion of the ragtime form. From Scott Joplin’s claim to have invented ragtime and his ‘viral’ hit Maple Leaf Rag in 1898, ragtime has become … [Read More]

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‘Covid Creations’ Online Exhibition Extends Submission Deadline

Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery has announced an upcoming open virtual exhibition, ‘Covid Creations’ to be presented via the center’s site with a December 1 opening. Organizers would like to ask artists of the EAC community, near and far, “What have you created during the Covid-19 pandemic?” Submissions … [Read More]

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Our Latest Workshop Offering: Free Crafts for Kids (of all ages) with Nia Aretakis!

EAC’s KinderArts program is thrilled to announce our latest project—free video workshops for kids! All may view the tutorial videos, which will be shared via our website and YouTube channel; materials kits will be provided free of charge by EAC, but supplies from home may easily be used as … [Read More]

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Online Chorus a Success, Singers Still Welcome to Join

“We had what I, and others, think was a successful first meeting,” noted John Newell, Musical Director of EAC’s community chorus, Quoddy Voices. “26 attended. We laid out plans for the season, did some of the usual warmups and then rehearsed our first piece, the canon ‘Dona Nobis Pacem.’ … [Read More]

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Quoddy Voices to Resume for Fall Virtual Season

“Those who wish to sing, always find a song!” As in these words of the song recorded by Quoddy Voices’ Manuela Brice, Jenny Gillies, Barb Smith and John Newell as part of an international virtual choir project, Quoddy Voices has found their song for this fall. The community chorus … [Read More]

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Zoom Workshop to Explore Mixed Media Book Making

Celebrate the beginning of fall with EAC’s latest workshop offering, Art Romp: Mixed Media Art Journal with Anne Black, Sunday, September 20, 2-4 pm via Zoom. Black will present a fun afternoon of painting, printing and embellishing papers to create a unique art journal. Participants will use simple methods accessible … [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.