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Quoddy Voices’ New Release: “Turn! Turn! Turn!”

Quoddy Voices, who have been in ‘virtual’ session since September, release their second collaborative video this week. As with their previous release, the singers learned their parts with director John Newell via Zoom, then submitted recordings for his assembly and editing. Newell credits the choice of “Turn! Turn! Turn!” … [Read More]

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Zine Club Continues (with Two New Videos!)

Downeast Digital Zine Club continues into the winter months. This program for Washington County teenagers focuses on showcasing local youth’s talents through a monthly digital publication. Young artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to participate. The club meets via Zoom with instructor Mark Macey, Wednesdays from … [Read More]

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All Hands On Deck for Fingerprint Art, Our New Craft Along

Fingerprint Art is the latest from EAC Video’s Craft Along series, a project of Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program. The video workshops, accessible to all via our site and YouTube channel, are geared towards children ages 3 to 8, but fun for all ages to try. Materials kits are … [Read More]

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Upcoming Craft-along Shares Sneak Peek Video

EAC’s KinderArts program, which launched a ‘craft-along’ video series last month, continues with ‘Finger Print Art’, set to be released on November 13 (and viewable at any time ever after). Geared towards children 3-8 years of age, the project lets kids have a little messy fun using their fingerprints … [Read More]

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‘Get to Know Us’ Series Continues with PBSO’s Alice Schuth

The latest from EAC Video’s ‘Get to Know Us’ series is Alice Schuth, concert master of Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO), talking about her musical path and proclivities. Thanks to Alice for sending footage from her home; we’ve paired her discussion with a clip of the violinist in performance with … [Read More]

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Mask Maker Sally DeCicco Reflects for EAC Video

The latest from our Studio Visit series is a chat with Sally DeCicco, sewing enthusiast, upcycler and maker of 800 face masks (and counting!), which she has provided, by donation, to the communities of her two hometowns, Montpelier, Vermont and Eastport, Maine. Sally reflects in the piece on finding … [Read More]

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Young Artist’s ‘Signs of Fall’ Pair with Musical “Namaste”

Reprising a collaboration from July 2020*, EAC Video presents imagery shot by Nia Aretakis with musical accompaniment by Art Lindemanis. Art’s tune, “Namaste” is from his album, Artful Touch: Music for Massage vol 1: Acoustic Guitar; Nia’s footage was made around her home in Pembroke. The video pairing is … [Read More]

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Spooky & Sweet! KinderArts Craft-Along Videos Are Here!

EAC’s KinderArts program’s free video workshops for kids are here! (Scroll down, or view the playlist on YouTube). Craft along with Nia Aretakis as she makes four different projects in this month’s offering: Spooky & Sweet Halloween Decorations. These crafts—a pumpkin, Frankenstein’s monster, a witch and a ghost scene—are … [Read More]

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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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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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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.