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‘Easternmost Cambodian Band’ Captivated EAC Crowd; Show to Be Repeated in Lubec, April 19

By Catherine J.S. LeeFor the March 17th program of the Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series, Lubec musician Jane Lanctot and friends presented a program of Cambodian music before a large and enthusiastic audience. Some of the styles and songs were 800 to 1,000 years old, dating from … [Read More]

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Sunday Series to Conclude with Master Jeweler’s Talk, March 24

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series will conclude on March 24 with Éric  Messin’s presentation, “The Art of Jewelry Making: From Stones to Stars—A Quest for One Light.” A master jeweler, Messin grew up in the French alps, and as a son of an artist painter was … [Read More]

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Tomah’s Passamaquoddy Language Talk Featured 19th Century Recordings

By Nadine BissAt the Eastport Arts Center on Sunday, March 10, more than 30 attendees were welcomed byDwayne Tomah to develop their understanding of Passamaquoddy language and culture.Tomah, who serves as the Passamaquoddy language keeper and curator of the SipayikMuseum, brought numerous artifacts and recordings to share. He presented … [Read More]

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Sunday Series to Feature Cambodian Music on March 17

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues on March 17 at 3 pm, with a presentation on Cambodian music by Jane Lanctot, who has put together a group of non-Cambodian musicians to assist her in demonstrating several different genres of traditional music, primarily with Western instruments. Lanctot … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Language Talk is EAC Sunday Series’ March 10 Offering

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues on March 10 at 3 pm, with Dwayne Tomah, Director of the Passamaquoddy Museum at Sipayik and the tribe’s Language Protector will present. Longtime fans of EAC’s Sunday series are familiar with Tomah’s informative presentations as he has done several … [Read More]

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Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center: Éric Messin on ‘The Art of Jewelry Making: From Stones to Stars—A Quest for One Light’

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series will conclude on March 24 with Éric Messin’s presentation, “The Art of Jewelry Making: From Stones to Stars—A Quest for One Light.”A master jeweler, Messin grew up in the French alps, and as a son of an artist painter was exposed early … [Read More]

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Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center: Cambodian Music with Jane Lanctot

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues on March 17 at 3 pm, with a presentation on Cambodian music by Jane Lanctot, who has put together a group of non-Cambodian musicians to assist her in demonstrating several different genres of traditional music, primarily with Western instruments. Lanctot … [Read More]

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Thoughts on Sunday Series Wildlife Tour: ‘Not all Australian critter names end in “ooh”’

By Jnana Hodson Emeritus professor of chemistry Woody Gillies, a Pembroke resident the past 13 years, is one of DowneastMaine’s avid birders. His lifelong passion for both ornithology and wildlife photography has led him around the globe, including six trips to Australia, where his sister and brother-in-law dwell, giving … [Read More]

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Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center: Dwayne Tomah on Passamaquoddy Language Preservation

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues on March 10 at 3 pm, with Dwayne Tomah, Director of the Passamaquoddy Museum at Sipayik and the tribe’s Language Protector. Longtime fans of EAC’s Sunday series are familiar with Tomah’s informative presentations as he has done several in the … [Read More]

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Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center Series: Harpsichord Hour with Gregory Biss

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues on March 3 at 3 pm, when Gregory Biss presents the annual Harpsichord Hour. The program will feature the Center’s  single manual harpsichord which was built in Cambridge, MA in the 1960’s, modeled on an Italian instrument from the middle … [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.