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Quoddy Voices to Be Featured in International Solstice Singathon

Quoddy Voices, who completed their first virtual season last month, will join seven London-based community choirs to celebrate Winter Solstice on Monday, December 21, as part of the Choirfest Singathon. The two-hour showcase begins at 1:30 pm EST; this Facebook Live event can be accessed at: https://www.facebook.com/events/575221130028419/. “Our contribution to this event … [Read More]

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Youth Bandana Auction a Resounding Success

Eastport Gallery extends thanks to all for supporting the Eastport schools’ art program via the recent youth bandana auction. “I was sad to take down the bandana display at the gallery on Sunday, but it was time for the bandanas to go to their new homes,” said Gallery president Joan … [Read More]

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Nia’s Cinnamon Dough Ornament Craft-Along Viewable Now, Free Materials Kits Available!

Nia Aretakis, instructor of EAC’s KinderArts Craft-Along video series, presents her latest, Cinnamon Dough Ornaments, in conjunction with the Arts Center’s Festival of Ornaments. Free kits will be available with pre-made ornaments for children to decorate while watching Nia’s video, or those who wish may use supplies from home, … [Read More]

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Coming Soon: Washington Street Gallery’s ‘Covid Creations’ Exhibition

EAC’s Washington Street Gallery asked artists this fall, “What have you created during the Covid-19 pandemic?” A fascinating array of works have been submitted in response to this prompt, along with many artist statements which offer insight into continuing creative work during this time. An online exhibition is under … [Read More]

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Moore, Moskol & Black Are Latest in Eastport Gallery Spotlight

Give the gift of original art from Eastport while shopping locally (and safely in your pajamas!) this holiday season. Today we spotlight three member artists whose work is featured in Eastport Gallery’s online holiday market.   Member Susan Moore got her start in photography at a very young age, “At 18 … [Read More]

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‘Extraordinarily Useful’ Satire Next for Stage East’s Play by Play

Stage East’s series of most-produced plays continues on December 17th at 7 pm with Admissions by Joshua Harmon.The play’s premiere production received an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and won the 2018 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play as well as the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. The … [Read More]

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New Members’ Work Featured in Eastport Gallery Online Market

Eastport Gallery welcomed several fresh (masked!) faces in 2020 and all are represented in the gallery’s first virtual Holiday Market. Today, the gallery shines a spotlight on new members Jennifer Maffett and Amy Ray. Artist Jennifer Maffett is both new to the Eastport Gallery and new to Washington County, moving … [Read More]

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New Year’s Theater Tradition to Continue

Play by Play, Stage East’s theater class and play reading series, concludes with a nod to Stage East’s New Year’s Eve tradition. The final class on December 31st at 7pm will focus on a newly written adaptation of the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life by Brian Schuth.  “This is a bit … [Read More]

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Draw-a-Thon Correspondent Reviews November’s Zoom

by Becca ChaseOh Boy, what a night! Rafi Hopkins and Jesse Galkowski (two-thirds of the Northeast-based sibling group Oh Boy Thanks), playing on guitar and various electronic contraptions, offered up some ear candy with a selection from their forthcoming debut album and other music from outer and inner space. Meanwhile, Jesse treated us … [Read More]

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Online ‘Festival of Ornaments’ Runs Through December 13

EAC’s ‘Festival of Ornaments,’ a trio of Zoom-based workshops for all ages, is being offered in the spirit of the center’s annual Festival of Trees, with deluxe materials kits available for participants, or detailed information available for those who’ll use their own materials from home.* Registration deadline for each session … [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.