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Eastport Arts Center

36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631

July 2018

The Concert Grand Meets the Ukulele Band

Sunday, July 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Don’t miss the Concert Grand and the Ukulele Band! Pianist Jackie Knox and the University of Maine at Machias Ukulele Club will lead a Sunday afternoon sing-along at 3 pm, July 22, at Eastport Arts Center. Knox was taught to play piano when she was 9 years old by her uncle, William Tooze, on the century-old Henry Miller concert grand piano at the Eastport Arts Center. She has been coming back to visit the EAC, as well as favorite haunts…

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The Concert Series presents: DaPonte String Quartet

Monday, July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Eastport Arts Center’s popular summer concert series continues at 7 pm, Monday, July 23, with the DaPonte String Quartet. For their summer tour, the quartet has cooked up a “Summer Goulash” program with a dash of Hungarian spice. Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major Op.20 No.2, one of the works that led him to be dubbed the “father of the string quartet,” opens the program,  while Brahms’ String Quartet No. 3 in B flat Major Op. 67— a bright…

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EAC’s Summer Workshop Series: Quilts of the Underground Railroad

Tuesday, July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, with offerings on summer Tuesdays from 1-3 pm, will feature Underground Railroad Quilts with Lane Willey on July 24. Willey, an experienced quilter, became interested in the Underground Railroad about 13 years ago and followed the trail from Georgia to Maine. Her research turned into a book, the historical fiction novel Whittled by Time, and the making of the Underground Railroad quilt, a fascinating map that led many slaves to freedom. Participants in the workshop,…

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Open Dance Hour

Wednesday, July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 19, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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A weekly dance group will continue to meet at Eastport Arts Center on Wednesdays from 5-6 pm. All are invited to come and dance to great rhythmic music and move however they wish (there will be no instruction); the group’s motto is: “dance to release stress, and not to impress.” Attendees should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water to drink.  Music requests are encouraged; children are welcome to attend. Organizer Dagny Silins says, “Dance, because no one's watching. Dance…

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Life Drawing Workshop

Wednesday, July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 26, 2018

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Eastport Arts Center will be resuming its Life Drawing Workshop after a long winter's break, beginning June 6th.  It will meet each Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 on the first floor of the Arts Center.  Students and artists may sign up for four weeks at a time; however drop-ins are also welcome. Participants in this two hour weekly workshop will approach drawing the figure through a series of short exercises that lead to an hour long study, using the…

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EAC’s Summer Workshop Series: Playful Painting

Tuesday, July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, with offerings on summer Tuesdays from 1-3 pm, will continue on July 31 with Fern Hilyard’s Playful Painting for all ages. Participants are invited to come discover (or rediscover) the fun of painting without rules or judgement or worry about expensive materials. This will be a time to dip a paintbrush in any color and paint fearlessly without a plan. Hilyard is the lead teacher for Passages Program at Wayfinder Schools and enjoys creative…

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August 2018

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series

Tuesday, August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 21, 2018 at 1:00pm

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Eastport Arts Center will again offer a lively slate of workshops for participants of all ages this summer. The following sessions will take place on Tuesdays from 1-3 pm: June 26, Nature Prints and Eco-dyeing with Sara Myrick, all ages; July 17, The Art of Bread Making with Steve Grannis, ages 10 and up; July 24: Quilts of the Underground Railroad with Lane Willey, ages 8 and up; July 31: Playful Painting with Fern Hilyard, all ages; August 7, Introduction…

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The Concert Series presents Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitarist

Friday, August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Aaron Larget-Caplan

The Eastport Arts Center’s concert series continues at 7 pm on Friday, August 10 with guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, who’ll present a program titled ‘Landscapes, Meditations and Dances.’ From Spanish and Contemporary dances to fugues and lyrical meditations, guitar virtuoso Larget-Caplan presents an action-packed concert of music that pushes the boundaries of what can be done on the guitar. Featuring music from India, Japan, Russia, Europe and the United States, Larget-Caplan will perform music by Bach, Mussorgsky, Albéniz, Keigo Fujii, and…

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The Concert Series

Friday, August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 23, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 7:00pm

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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The Eastport Arts Center’s popular summer concert series will return this summer. The lineup is as follows: July 6, Gregory Biss, piano; July 13 Trond Saeverud and Gregory Biss, violin and piano; July 23, Da Ponte String Quartet; August 10, Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar; August 17, TBA; August 24, Mira Gill, piano; August 31, Annual Young Persons Concert. With the exception of the Monday, July 23 concert, shows take place on Friday evenings. All concerts are at 7 pm; tickets $10…

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Stage East presents ‘I Oughta Be In Pictures’

Monday, August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 29, 2018 at 7:00pm

Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington St
Eastport, 04631
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Stage East is happy to announce that the summer show will be Neil Simon's I Oughta Be In Pictures. The show will feature Will Bradbury as Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter currently “at liberty,” who is surprised when his forgotten past reappears in the form of Libby, a teenage daughter who’s trekked from Brooklyn with dreams of movie stardom. With Steffy, his sometime paramour, at his side, Herb decides to take another stab at fatherhood and hopefully this time, get it right. Libby…

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