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April 2019

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: Pianist and Composer John Newell ‘Moments in Time’

Sunday, April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues April 14 with composer and pianist John Newell, who will perform and discuss selected works that he has composed over the span of four decades. Titled “Moments In Time,” the program will consist of two sets of shorter works, Companions I (“early”) and II (“later”), as well as his Variations On Amazing Grace (“in between”). Please…

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April Vacation Arts Camp: OUTER SPACE with Sara Myrick

Thursday, April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

EAC will offer an outer space-themed arts camp during April Vacation week featuring an array of artistic activities. "Art creation need not be limited by your immediate surroundings," says Sara Myrick, instructor for the camp. "Inspiration can be found beyond even the farthest reaches of our galaxy and imaginations!" Myrick teaches K-12 art full-time in the Eastport schools, and has led many workshops at the EAC. She is also owner of Coastal Whims, a home-based art business celebrating her love of nature and handcrafting.…

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Children’s Theater Workshop

Saturday, April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 20, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Eastport Arts Center’s Children's Theater Workshop (CTW) will begin its winter session on January 26. The group will meet Saturdays from 10-11:30 am for 8 weeks, and will conclude with a public presentation on March 23. This season, the group will be working on theater craft and having fun; Chris Grannis and Susan Coopersmith will get the ball rolling for the group this month. CTW is free and is intended for all ages; children under age 6 should have a caregiver present. Please…

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Children’s Theater Workshop presents ‘Of Kings and Coconuts’

Saturday, April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Eastport Arts Center’s Children’s Theater Workshop will present a comedy, “Of Kings and Coconuts” on Saturday, April 20 at 3 pm. Featuring a cast of 14 ranging in age from 7 to 27, the show pokes gentle fun at the legends of King Arthur and his knights. Participants include: Rachel Bailey, Marion Look, Tucker Thompson, Kali Wallander and Kieran Weston from Eastport; Siobhan and Roy Duffy and Wren Fraser from Perry; Cadence and Zephyr Nickerson from Pembroke; Owen Leavitt from…

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Felting Workshops with Audra Christie: Beads and Vessels

Sunday, April 28 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on April 28, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Eastport Arts Center will offer back-to-back wool felting workshops with Audra Christie on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, from 12:30-4:30 pm. Wet Felted Fiber Beads will be Saturday’s offering; Wet Felted Vessels will follow on Sunday; attendees may pick one of these workshops or attend both to score a 25% discount. In Wet Felted Fiber Beads, participants will learn how to create felted, spherical beads from raw wool fiber, then transform the beads into earrings, necklaces and other…

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May 2019

‘Everything I Can Remember,’ A Women’s Reception

Saturday, May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

A women's reception and event titled "Everything I Can Remember" will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 2-4 pm, at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. “It will be a time to celebrate who we are, and to bear witness to our experience,” notes organizer, Alberta Hunter. The focal point of the day will be the creation of a book bearing witness to attendees’ negative experiences at the hands of men. Each woman will be given a sheet of…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC season finale: Mark DeVoto on Modest Mussorgsky’s ‘Boris Godunov’

Sunday, May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, concludes on May 12 with Mark DeVoto’s talk about Modest Mussorgsky’s 1874 opera, Boris Godunov. “Boris Godunov isn’t the first Russian opera—Sarti’s The Return of Oleg (1790) had a libretto by Catherine the Great —but it’s the first opera of undeniable greatness, one that has always been popular and will always hold the stage,” notes presenter…

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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

Thursday, May 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program’s popular Tiny Yogis sessions will continue weekly starting March 21, and will run through June 27, skipping April 11 and 18. The group meets on Thursdays from 9:30-10:15 am. Instructor Caroline DiLio will teach yoga through music, dance and storybooks, and young participants will even learn meditation. Owner of Maine Moon Kids Yoga, DiLio is a certified children’s yoga teacher and a mother of three. She takes a creative approach to teaching children, including games,…

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International Dance

Thursday, May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

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

Tuesday, May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Ecstatic Dance has resumed weekly meetings at Eastport Arts Center. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish on Tuesdays from 5-6 pm, weather permitting. Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink. $3 suggested donation. For more information please email info@eastportartscenter.org.

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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.