Eastport Arts Center

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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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Youth Art Month Exhibit Opening Reception

The annual Youth Art Month Exhibition will be on view March 30 to May 5 at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. This popular annual exhibition will showcase work from local schools, including colorful and creative drawings, paintings, paperworks, prints and sculpture by students ranging from kindergarten through grade … [Read More]

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High School One Act Night

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 … [Read More]

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Outreach Program Brings the Arts to Area Preschoolers

Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program has received a Kars4Kids grant in support of expanded educational outreach efforts for the 2018/2019 school year. In collaboration with Theresa Fisk, District Early Childhood and Youth Coordinator for Washington County of the Cutler Institute, EAC has organized outreach visits of the KinderArts program … [Read More]

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Brundibár Project an Inspiration

“To have the opportunity to come up here and to be in this opera is really a rare treat, because oftentimes in Washington County we don’t get as much in the fine arts,” said Noah Carver, a Jonesport/Beals high school student before the final performance of Brundibár, a joint … [Read More]

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EAC Boasted a Boisterous Group in Eastport’s Pirate Festival Parade

Following on the heels of fire-breathing performers, the EAC group, proudly displaying our new banner and carrying signs naming the 7 constituent groups as well as several annual events and recurring programs, marched the parade route, singing an extemporaneous rendition of the drunken sailor song featuring many EAC-themed verses. To the repeated cry … [Read More]

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Energetic International Dancers Get Calais Elementary Students Moving

On Thursday, September 21st, Eastport Arts Center’s International Dancers visited the third grade students of music teacher Miss Moody at Calais Elementary School. This enthusiastic group of 30 children loved the music and learning folk dances from Israel, South Africa and Greece. The hour-long session began with the Israeli … [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.