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‘Fan Videos’ Spotlight Eclectic Mix of Past EAC Events

Enjoy EAC Video’s clip mix of ‘fan videos’ pulling gems from EAC events for the whole family dating back to 2018, including Palaver Strings, Willy Claflin at EAC’s Summer Arts Camp, Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band, Figures of Speech Theatre, EAC’s own Children’s Theater Workshop, the University of Maine … [Read More]

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Eastport Gallery Hosted Pirate Jazz Jam

Eastport Gallery member Joan Lowden, “the bass lady,” led a group of musicians for a jazz jam on the gallery’s deck as part of August’s first Friday art walk and Eastport Pirate Festival’s opening day. Performers included familiar EAC faces Allan Gore, cajon, Alberta Hunter, guitar, Lauren Koss, vocals, … [Read More]

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Mark Tipton & Les Sorciers Perdus perform their original scores for silent comedy films by Buster Keaton and Charley Bowers

Eastport Arts Center is thrilled to present Les Sorciers Perdus (LSP) performing original scores for silent comedy films by Buster Keaton and Charley Bowers on Thursday, July 25 at 7 pm. LSP is a Maine-based multi-genre quartet that specializes in performing new works by director Mark Tipton, including jazz … [Read More]

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Screening: ‘Round Midnight starring Dexter Gordon, plus Q&A with Maxine Gordon, Dexter’s widow and biographer

Eastport Arts Center and Peavey Memorial Library will host a two-day series of jazz events July 19 and 20, featuring Maxine Gordon, widow of jazz great and tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon, and author of his biography, Sophisticated Giant: the Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon.  On Friday, July 19 … [Read More]

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Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band Concert & Dance Party

Prepare for banjos, fiddles and brass! Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band, Baltimore’s premier hot jazz band, is headed to Eastport Arts Center for a concert and dance party on Friday, July 5, at 7 pm. The touring quintet, which features Bridget Cimino on vocals, Zach Serleth on plectrum banjo, … [Read More]

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5th Annual High School Jazz Night

Eastport Arts Center’s annual High School Jazz Night will be held on Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 pm. The Calais Middle and High School Jazz Band will take the stage first with Dean Sorenson’s Power Trip, Lennon/McCartney’s Yesterday and Ray Charles’ What’d I Say. ““We are looking forward to … [Read More]

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Day of Jazz a Bright Spot for Many

EAC hosted an exciting day of jazz for students and the public on Friday, October 19th. The day began at noon with a big band concert for 126 student musicians from Alexander, Calais, Eastport and Washington Academy. The band featured 19 talented college musicians under the direction of Dr. Philip Edelman, who talked … [Read More]

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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.