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March 2019

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: Camping with Henry and Tom, a Stage East staged reading

Sunday, March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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 on March 3 with Stage East’s staged reading of Camping with Henry and Tom by Mark St. Germain. Cast members are Brian Schuth (Henry Ford), Paul Strickland (Warren G. Harding), David Simmons (Thomas Alvah Edison) and Damon Weston (Colonel Edmund Starling) have Director and producer Bernie Cecire, an integral part in recent years of Stage…

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High School One Act Night

Wednesday, March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Students from the theater programs of Calais High School, Washington Academy and Shead High School, prior to competing at the annual Maine Drama Festival March 8-9, will present their competition one-acts in a special showcase at Eastport Arts Center on Wednesday, March 6. The Calais Callbacks take the stage first at 5:30 pm, followed by the Washington Academy Players at 6:15 pm, and Shead’s Mixed Nuts at 7 pm. The Calais Callbacks will present “13 Ways to Screw Up Your…

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Block Printing on Fabric (two-part workshop)

Saturday, March 9 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 12:30pm

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Eastport Arts Center will offer a two-part workshop in Block Printing on Fabric on Saturday, March 2, and Saturday, March 9, from 12:30-4:30 pm. Instructors Susan Lehnen and Sasha Lehnen-Spencer will guide students in an exploration of printing on fabric using hand-cut stamps. Participants will create their own symbols to experiment with, and, in Lehnen’s words, will “play together with color and design to get a feel for these techniques and to create unique works of textile art.” The course…

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Open Mic Night

Saturday, March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

EAC’s winter Open Mic series continues Saturday, March 9, from 6-8 pm. Spectators and performers of all ages are invited to the family-friendly event, which is held downstairs at EAC. All types of performances are welcome; maximum time slot is 15 minutes, but shorter acts are also acceptable. EAC will provide a small sound system, and all interested in performing can sign up upon arrival at the event. Eastport Family Pharmacy and new sister business, Machias Family Pharmacy, are sponsors…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents: Novelist and Scholar Dr. Bernard Borque

Sunday, March 10 @ 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 March 10 with Dr. Bernard Borque, who’ll share excerpts from his novels of the Mr. Louis trilogy: Mr. Louis, The Shock Reader and Upper-Case G. He’ll also speak about his research of seventeenth-century French literature, particularly in relation to his book, All the Abbé’s Women: Power and Misogyny in Seventeenth-Century France. Dr. Bourque is an…

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Children’s Theater Workshop

Saturday, March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents: a staged reading of T.S. Eliot’s ‘The Cocktail Party’ by the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre

Sunday, March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 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 on March 17 when the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre will present a staged reading of T.S.Eliot’s The Cocktail Party. Written in 1949, the play, which Eliot bills as a comedy,  is about the absurdity of the intersecting lives of a group of people. On a more profound level, it reveals the complexity of human experience and …

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Ecstatic Dance

Tuesday, March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 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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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

Thursday, March 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am 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 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, crafts and…

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International Dance

Thursday, March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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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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.