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February 2018

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: “Heirs to the Ethnic Ghetto System: Italy’s Roma Minority,” a talk by Jon Calame

Sunday, February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will feature a talk, “Heirs to the Ethnic Ghetto System: Italy's Roma Minority,” by Jon Calame, on February 25. Today Italian provincial governments — particularly on the peripheries of Rome, Milan and Naples — are busily creating and expanding substandard "camps" for the nation’s most reviled and historically mistreated minority. The result is deepening hardship. Calame with explore…

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International Dance

Tuesday, February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 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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Ecstatic Dance

Wednesday, February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 25, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Ecstatic Dance is returning to the Eastport Arts Center to every Wednesday from 5-6 pm, starting January 3. 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 will be: “dance to release stress, and not to impress.” Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink. Organizer Robin Farrin comments, “We intend to work up a good sweat and go home happy.” For…

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March 2018

KinderArts Paper Orchestra Program

Thursday, March 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Paper Orchestra program, led by Alice St. Clair, director of Eastport Strings, will be the Eastport Arts Center's KinderArts offering for February. The hands-on program is designed to engage younger children in the magic of music making, and will introduce stringed instruments and include singing, movement and crafting with the help of caregivers. The creativity based curriculum will help children begin to find their musical voice while starting the process of being instrument-ready. KinderArts programs are free and intended for children up to age…

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Yoga with Katie Wilson

Saturday, March 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Katie Wilson will offer Gentle Flow yoga class on Saturday mornings from 8:30-9:30 am. Wilson is originally from New York, and began her yoga practice there, then received her RYT-200 certification while living in Florida. She has returned to Maine to be close to family and writes “The knowledge and tools that I’ve gained through my experience in yoga teacher training is something that I’m very passionate about sharing with each of my students. Yoga can bring such balance into…

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Children’s Theater Workshop

Saturday, March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The EAC’s Children’s Theater Workhop staged "The Bubbles, the Beatles, and the BFG" in 2015 and "The Curse of the Mona Lisa" in 2017, receiving in return bouquets of roses, ovations and looks of pained confusion from its adult audiences. No matter! We forge ahead into the unknown, because we are aware that theater is always about risk and certainly never for the faint of heart. A new season is currently underway. All those interested in acting, directing, set design, costume, or backstage…

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Monthly Play Readings with Stage East

Saturday, March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until March 3, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Stage East will be offering monthly play readings on the first Saturday of the month at 2 pm, at Eastport Arts Center. All are invited to join in and read a play for fun. Plays will be brought forth by those interested in being part of the reading and there will be no pressure to make them into staged productions. Come with suggestions for readings if you have them. The series will open with a locally written play. Please contact…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents Shead High School Music Program

Sunday, March 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will feature the Shead High School music program on March 4. Both the pep band and the jazz band will perform, and with their teacher, Robert Sanchez, will participate in a discussion about music. “They’re a dynamic group with many tastes and influences that come together to create, arrange and have fun,” noted Sanchez. Student performers…

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High School One Act Review

Wednesday, March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

As part of their preparation for Maine Drama Festival competition, the Shead High School and Washington Academy drama clubs will present one act plays at Eastport Arts Center on Thursday, March 7 at 6 pm. Washington Academy’s group, directed by James Ausprey, will present Barton Bishop’s “Things Fall (Meanwhile)” for the Eastern Maine Regional festival at Mount Desert Island High School in Bar Harbor. Cast members are Maggie Hood, Madelyn Gardner, Hailey Boutin, Kate Somes, Gabriella Mendoza, Sam Somes, Ryan…

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KinderArts with Fern Hilyard

Thursday, March 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

The Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts session for March will be led by artist and educator Fern Hilyard. The free program, held on Thursdays, March 8, 15 and 29 from 9:30-10:15 am, is designed to encourage young children to explore the visual and performing arts in a secure and social environment through hands-on experiences. Children up to age 5 are welcome to attend, but must come with a caregiver. Hilyard has pursued teaching special and gifted students in core subjects including…

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