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August 2018

Open Dance Hour

Wednesday, August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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A weekly dance group will continue to meet at Eastport Arts Center on Wednesdays from 5-6 pm. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish (there will be no instruction); the group’s motto is: “dance to release stress, and not to impress.” Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink.  Music requests are encouraged; children are welcome to attend. Organizer Dagny Silins says, “Dance, because no one's watching. Dance…

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Life Drawing Workshop

Wednesday, August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 26, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Eastport Arts Center will be resuming its Life Drawing Workshop after a long winter's break, beginning June 6th.  It will meet each Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 on the first floor of the Arts Center.  Students and artists may sign up for four weeks at a time; however drop-ins are also welcome. Participants in this two hour weekly workshop will approach drawing the figure through a series of short exercises that lead to an hour long study, using the…

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Stage East presents ‘I Ought to Be In Pictures’

Wednesday, August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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$12

Stage East will present Neil Simon’s I Ought to Be in Pictures August 20-22 and 27-29, at Eastport Arts Center. Uniquely, the production features a single family as the cast, three members of the Bradbury Family:  Will Bradbury as Herb; daughter Audrey Bradbury as Libby; and spouse, Lisa Bradbury, as Steffy. Brian Schuth will direct and produce. The play, which opened on Broadway in 1981, was described by the New York Post as “terrific ... sweet … and touching ...…

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International Dance

Thursday, August 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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All Eastern European countries have at least some tradition of music and dance, usually celebrated by a Sunday Afternoon "Hora" (or dance) in the town square. Come learn these dances to exciting Greek, Romanian, Bulgarian and Israeli music. Everyone, including beginners, is welcome to come and explore this great tradition. By donation. For more information, please email info@eastportartscenter.org.

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The Concert Series presents Mira Armij Gill, pianist

Friday, August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Eastport Arts Center’s concert series continues at 7 pm on Friday, August 24 with  pianist Mira Armij Gill, who will give a program spanning a century and including Ravel, Chopin, Liebermann and Barber. A reception sponsored by Moose Island Bakery will follow the performance. Gill describes the Ravel piece she’ll play, Jeux d’eau, as being “as near to a liquid state as music could ever achieve.” Written in 1901, the piece draws heavily on the style of Franz Liszt,…

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Eastport Strings presents a Public Session, ‘Breaking the Ice’ with Casey Murray

Saturday, August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Join Eastport Strings and Boston area musician Casey Murray for a public session, “Breaking the Ice”, 3-4 pm on Saturday, August 25, downstairs at Eastport Arts Center (EAC). Players of all ages and abilities are welcome, as well as non-musicians who'd like to attend. Part of a day-long Creative Ability Development workshop led by guest artist Murray and Eastport violinist/teacher Alice St. Clair, the visit will conclude with a contra dance with caller Alba Briggs from 6:30-8:30 pm at EAC.…

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Eastport Strings presents Contra Dance! with Casey Murray

Saturday, August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Join Eastport Strings and Boston area musician Casey Murray for a contra dance, with caller Alba Briggs, on August 25th from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Eastport Arts Center (EAC). The dance will conclude a day-long Creative Ability Development workshop led by guest artist Casey Murray and Eastport violinist/teacher Alice St. Clair. A public session, “Breaking the Ice”, will be held from 3-4 pm downstairs at the EAC. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome. Casey Murray is a multi-instrumentalist and…

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The Concert Series presents Annual Young Persons’ Concert

Friday, August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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$5

On Friday, August 31 at 7 pm, EAC’s 2018 Concert Series will conclude with the annual Young Persons’ Concert. A tradition of more than 20 years, the concert features talented young performers from all over Washington County in a program that is an engaging mix of genres, instrumentation and styles. Each year, attendees come away delighted with the inspiring display of young talent, and these emerging musicians have an opportunity to build their poise on the EAC stage with a…

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September 2018

20th Annual Paint Eastport Day

Saturday, September 1 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Eastport Gallery presents the 20th annual Paint Eastport Day (PED) on Saturday, September 1, at the Eastport Art Center (EAC). The event is open to all painters from near and far, and includes not only Eastport Gallery members, but also visitors of any age who wish to paint the city and its environs en plein air. PED will take place rain or shine. Registration begins for participating artists from 7-11 am at the EAC, 36 Washington Street. Works must…

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Nothing But Nudes! Exhibit Opening Reception

Monday, September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Washington Street Gallery, at Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Nothing But Nudes! is the September art exhibition at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. Running September 3 through September 30, the open show will feature works by dozens of area artists in many media, including painting, sculpture and photography. The brainchild of Mona Love of Perry, the special exhibition has been three years in the planning and making. The art-loving public is invited to join artists and models at an opening reception featuring live jazz, September 3 (Labor Day),…

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