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Eastport Arts Center

36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

March 2019

Children’s Theater Workshop

Saturday, March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 20, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Eastport Arts Center’s Children's Theater Workshop (CTW) will begin its winter session on January 26. The group will meet Saturdays from 10-11:30 am for 8 weeks, and will conclude with a public presentation on March 23. This season, the group will be working on theater craft and having fun; Chris Grannis and Susan Coopersmith will get the ball rolling for the group this month. CTW is free and is intended for all ages; children under age 6 should have a caregiver present. Please…

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AUDITIONS for Zawadi, A Hip Hopera

Saturday, March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

First call for auditions for EAC/NEA production Zawadi: A Hip Hopera, will be held on Saturday, March 23, noon to 1 pm. We are looking for actors, singers, and dancers ages 6-20. No experience necessary. World premiere performance of Zawadi is planned for June 8, 2019 at EAC. Written and directed by Susan Coopersmith, Zawadi is based on Coopersmith's decades working with street children and youth in Kenya and Tanzania. Darryl Tonemah, actor and performer, is this project's guest artist.…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents: ‘All That Remains’, Haiku poetry by Catherine J.S. Lee

Sunday, March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues March 24 with poet Catherine J.S. Lee. Lee will read from her award-winning haiku collection, All That Remains, which was re-published in August 2018 under her own imprint, Sea Smoke Press. In this evocative collection of haiku about grappling with loss and change, she reflects on memories of loved ones and the Maine landscapes of…

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Ecstatic Dance

Tuesday, March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Ecstatic Dance has resumed weekly meetings at Eastport Arts Center. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish on Tuesdays from 5-6 pm, weather permitting. Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink. $3 suggested donation. For more information please email info@eastportartscenter.org.

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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

Thursday, March 28 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until June 27, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Eastport Arts Center’s KinderArts program’s popular Tiny Yogis sessions will continue weekly starting March 21, and will run through June 27, skipping April 18. The group meets on Thursdays from 9:30-10:15 am. Instructor Caroline DiLio will teach yoga through music, dance and storybooks, and young participants will even learn meditation. Owner of Maine Moon Kids Yoga, DiLio is a certified children’s yoga teacher and a mother of three. She takes a creative approach to teaching children, including games, crafts and…

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International Dance

Thursday, March 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

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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Youth Art Month Exhibit Opening Reception

Saturday, March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The annual Youth Art Month Exhibition will be on view March 30 to May 5 at Eastport Arts Center’s Washington Street Gallery. The show presents work by students ranging from kindergarten to grade 12 at more than 10 local schools.  Colorful and creative drawings, paintings, paperworks, prints and sculptures comprise this popular and engaging show. An exhibit opening reception will be held from 2-4 pm on Saturday, March 30. Washington Street Gallery is open during EAC events, or by chance…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: “House Plants for a Healthy Home” with Paula Kovecses

Sunday, March 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues March 31 with “House Plants for a Healthy Home” by Paula Kovecses. Attendees will learn about houseplants and their many benefits for our health, which houseplants will do well in our homes, and how to care for the plants. Discussion will include orchids, snake plant (mother-in-law’s tongue), ficus, peace lily, pothos, dracaena, jade, cactus/succulents, aloe,…

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April 2019

5th Annual High School Jazz Night

Tuesday, April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

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 coming out to the EAC again this year to celebrate jazz!” said Director, Christine Proefrock. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to hear what our peers are doing, to learn, to enjoy and…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC, Claire Starnes: ‘Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories’

Sunday, April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues April 7 with Claire Starnes’ presentation on her book, Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories. The book chronicles the participation of American military women (other than nurses) who were stationed in the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War. This little-known group of an estimated 1,000 women from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and…

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Sam Schuth in Concert

Saturday, April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Sam Schuth, a Portland-based violinist, violist and teacher, will be featured on the EAC stage on Saturday, April 13 at 7 pm. Schuth’s solo program will include the Partita for Violin No. 2 in D minor (Ciaccona) by J. S. Bach and Dissolve, O My Heart by Missy Mazzoli. He will be joined by Portland colleagues Max Eddington, piano, and Kinnon Church, bass, for Haydn’s ‘Gypsy Trio’ (Piano Trio in G major, Hob. XV/25). The show will conclude with a…

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Sunday Afternoons at the EAC: Pianist and Composer John Newell ‘Moments in Time’

Sunday, April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of informal and interactive programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, continues April 14 with composer and pianist John Newell, who will perform and discuss selected works that he has composed over the span of four decades. Titled “Moments In Time,” the program will consist of two sets of shorter works, Companions I (“early”) and II (“later”), as well as his Variations On Amazing Grace (“in between”). Please…

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April Vacation Arts Camp: OUTER SPACE with Sara Myrick

Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 17, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 10:00am

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

EAC will offer an outer space-themed arts camp during April Vacation week featuring an array of artistic activities. "Art creation need not be limited by your immediate surroundings," says Sara Myrick, instructor for the camp. "Inspiration can be found beyond even the farthest reaches of our galaxy and imaginations!" Myrick teaches K-12 art full-time in the Eastport schools, and has led many workshops at the EAC. She is also owner of Coastal Whims, a home-based art business celebrating her love of nature and handcrafting.…

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October 2019

GOD HELP US! A Political Comedy starring ED ASNER

Saturday, October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 3:00pm

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

Eastport Arts Center is thrilled to announce: Sick of politics? Then… GOD HELP US! (A new political comedy starring Ed Asner as God!) GOD HELP US! is a play ripped from today’s headlines, an evening’s entertainment that is at once hilarious and thought provoking. Two pundits, Larry (a liberal lad) and Randi (a conservative gal), find themselves confronted by GOD (the legendary Ed Asner), a wise, sarcastic, cantankerous and wildly funny character who is offended by what America’s political leaders…

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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.