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‘Lupin Rag’ Latest in EAC Video’s Virtual Concert Series

In this latest from EAC Video, Gregory Biss presents his composition, Lupin Rag, written in 2004, along with a discussion of ragtime including points about history, tempo and ‘marvelous’ dissonance! The piece is the ninth of a Virtual Concert and Keyboard Talk series that EAC staff and volunteers have … [Read More]

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Virtual Concert Continues with ‘Graceful Ghost’ Rag

In this latest from EAC Video, Gregory Biss presents a seasonally appropriate tune—William Bolcom’s Graceful Ghost (Rag) and accompanies the piece with a little discussion of the ragtime form. From Scott Joplin’s claim to have invented ragtime and his ‘viral’ hit Maple Leaf Rag in 1898, ragtime has become … [Read More]

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Brian ‘b don’ Fayle in Concert

Eastport Arts Center presents Brian “b don” Fayle (AKA “2 Times Brian”) on Saturday, January 18 at 7 pm. Fayle, who’ll accompany himself on electric and acoustic guitar, will feature his original music. The musician says his inspirations for songwriting are: “life events, relationships and the powerful emotions that … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) finishes its fall concert series with three performances: Friday, November 15 at 7: P.M. at the Eastport Arts Center; Saturday, November 16 at 3: P.M. at the Centre Street Congregational Church in Machias; and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 P.M. at the Calais … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) finishes its fall concert series with three performances: Friday, November 15 at 7: P.M. at the Eastport Arts Center; Saturday, November 16 at 3: P.M. at the Centre Street Congregational Church in Machias; and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 P.M. at the Calais … [Read More]

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Palaver Strings: ‘Welcome Home,’ a program of music and stories from Maine’s immigrant communities

Eastport Arts Center welcomes the Portland-based Palaver Strings on Sunday, November 10 at 3 pm for Welcome Home, a program which celebrates the vitality of Maine’s immigrant communities through music and storytelling. The orchestra will collaborate with guest artists of Franco-American, Burundian, and Iraqi heritage, sharing traditional music and … [Read More]

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Pianist Raja Rahman in Concert

Eastport Arts Center will present a concert by pianist Raja Rahman on Tuesday, September 3 at 7 pm. Rahman will perform Bach’s Italian Concerto in F, Bach-Busoni’s Chaconne in D Minor, Beethoven’s Sonato No. 8 in C Minor Op. 13, and Schubert’s Impromptu Op. 90 No. 2 and 4. A prize-winning graduate of The Juilliard … [Read More]

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Adirondack folk singer Alex Smith in Concert

Eastport Arts Center will present a concert by singer/songwriter and musical storyteller Alex Smith on Saturday, August 31 at 7 pm, presenting a delicious pairing with the day’s city-wide Salmon and Seafood Festival activities. Smith grew up in the heart of New York’s Adirondack Park, and his music strives … [Read More]

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The Concert Series presents: Annual Young Persons’ Concert

The Eastport Arts Center’s popular summer concert series will conclude on Friday, August 30, with our Young Persons’ Concert. This annual concert, a tradition of more than 20 years, is a showcase for talented young musicians from all over Washington County. You won’t want to miss the diverse program … [Read More]

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The Concert Series presents: Mira Armij Gill

The Eastport Arts Center’s popular summer concert series will welcome back world-class concert pianist Mira Armij Gill on Friday, August 23 at 7 pm. Gill’s program will include works of Scarlatti, Ligeti, Lees, Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy and Lyopunov.  A reception will follow the concert with refreshments courtesy of Quoddy … [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.