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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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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

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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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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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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Kids’ Movie & Food Club featuring Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Saturday, March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

EAC’s monthly Kid’s Movie and Food Club continues with a meeting featuring J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from noon-4 pm, Saturday, March 10. In addition to a screening of 2001 film version of the story, participants will enjoy a magic-themed food activity. EAC Island Institute Fellow Tarah Waters hosts this program which features movies paired with food activities. Movies chosen all have a connection with a book, so that families can read the stories before or after…

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Sauerkraut Workshop with Anne Hopkins

Saturday, March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

Anne Hopkins will lead a workshop on making sauerkraut from 2-4 pm, Saturday, March 10, at Eastport Arts Center. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to ferment vegetables using traditional methods customized to the modern kitchen. Students will bring home two pint jars of kraut they’ve made during the session. Also included will be a discussion of the health benefits and traditions of fermented foods, with attention to identifying some of the pitfalls of fermentation. There will be Maine-grown…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC

Sunday, March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 22, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series is a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center. An offshoot of the center's summer Concert Series, the Sunday series began in 2009 and has been going strong with diverse programs offered in a casual and cozy atmosphere downstairs at the EAC. The programs are free and open to the public, and take place each Sunday (except Easter Sunday) at 3 pm. Hot drinks and…

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Celtic Concert: Richard Wood & Gordon Belsher

Saturday, March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States

The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) is delighted to announce that Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher, Celtic musicians from Prince Edward Island, will be back by popular demand for a concert on Saturday, March 31 at 7 pm. Acclaimed fiddler and step dancer Richard Wood has been hailed by Time Out London for having “the fire of a rock god and all the talent and skill of a master musician.” For more than two decades, Wood has been applauded by audiences…

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