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Sewing, Hand-spinning & Piano Maintenance? Yep! All Coming Soon from EAC Video’s Studio Visit series

EAC Video’s Studio Visit series will continue with looks into the work of Sally and Nadeen DeCicco, Greg Biss, Manuela Brice and others! Check out this trailer to see some recent footage of these folks at their work, which includes sewing fabric face masks, the art and science of … [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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‘Fan Videos’ Spotlight Eclectic Mix of Past EAC Events

Enjoy EAC Video’s clip mix of ‘fan videos’ pulling gems from EAC events for the whole family dating back to 2018, including Palaver Strings, Willy Claflin at EAC’s Summer Arts Camp, Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band, Figures of Speech Theatre, EAC’s own Children’s Theater Workshop, the University of Maine … [Read More]

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Soulful 16-Year-Old Performs in EAC’s Youth Concert Tradition

Wren Fraser, a longtime member of EAC’s musical community, performed one of her favorite fiddle tunes for EAC Video this week. We present this performance in the spirit of our annual Young Person’s Concert, held over the past 25 years on the Friday evening of Labor Day weekend. Playing … [Read More]

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Island Fellow & Collaborators’ New Video Meshes Technology, Ecology and Civics

Island Fellow Mark Macey’s performance research group, Suckerpunch (www.suckerpunchforever.com) is excited to present The Breach, a multichannel audio-visual performance. The piece written by Alex Coltrin explores themes of technology, ecology, and civics as we follow our narrator from dream to reality and, finally, to madness. “Alex wrote the script … [Read More]

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EAC Video Presents Studio Visit with Fiber Artist Gail McGlamery

EAC Video’s latest is a look into the studio practice of fiber artist, weaver, spinner and dyer Gail McGlamery.  Since diving into the medium nine years ago, Gail has grown a small business selling handspun yarn and hand-dyed fibers for other artists. Her return to weaving is on full … [Read More]

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‘Life in Washington County’ Collection a Summer 2020 Highlight

Stage East’s Life in Washington County, an EAC focal point through June and July, was a digital collaboration organized by EAC and Stage East Island Fellow Mark Macey. “Participants played what was essentially a giant game of telephone,” said Macey. “[They] only saw the piece before theirs in each … [Read More]

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Virtual Concert Spotlights Chopin ‘Impromptu’

EAC staff and volunteers have been working to produce a virtual concert and keyboard talk with pianist Gregory Biss. Previous videos were Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in E minor (1720s), Etude #3 by Philip Glass (1994), Mozart’s Rondo in A Minor (1787), Biss’ own composition, Nocturne, written in 1991, Chopin’s Nocturne, … [Read More]

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Sánchez/Lowden Pop Up Concert Now Viewable

Eastport Gallery’s Music on the Deck concert featuring Joan Lowden (the Basslady) and Robert Sánchez is now available for viewing via the Gallery’s Facebook Page, YouTube Channel and website, eastportgallery.com (as well as by scrolling on down this page!). It was a wonderful evening and a real treat enjoyed … [Read More]

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Zoom Can Do More! Draw-a-Thon On Tap for Saturday Night

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. All are welcome to join, whether artists intending to spend the evening drawing, or others who just want to watch and listen … [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.