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October 2019

Life Drawing Workshop with Anne Hopkins

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 6, 2019

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Eastport Arts Center’s weekly Life Drawing Workshop will resume Wednesday, September 18 at 7 pm, and will meet weekly from 7-9 pm Wednesdays through November 6. The group, which will work from a live model, will be led by Anne Shields Hopkins, a frequent participant in past sessions of the workshop. Hopkins was raised in the salty North Atlantic and was trained at the Pratt Institute. They are a maker, mother, organizer and fire builder, and have become known for bringing a flair for dramatic play to the weekly community art gatherings. Participants, who may work in any medium of their choice, should expect movement, openings, quiet moments and excitement in the workshop’s self-guided 2 hours of creation. Participation fee will be $10/session, or $60 for the full 8 weeks.

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StudioWorks Artist Talk: Rie Hasegawa

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
StudioWorks, 48 Water Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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StudioWorks Artist-in-Residence Rie Hasegawa will host two events in October. Hasegawa will teach a workshop on collagraph printmaking on Sunday, October 13, from 1-3 pm at StudioWorks, 48 Water Street, in Eastport. Rie Hasegawa is an artist/printmaker based in New York City and works at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. At StudioWorks, Hasegawa is working on a series of mixed-media prints made from collagraphs, chine colle and drawings.
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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 7, 2019

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Tiny Yogis sessions led by Caroline DiLio will resume for an 8-week session beginning September 19; the  program, which is part of EAC's KinderArts offerings, is intended for children up to age 5. The group will meet from 9:30-10:15 am on Thursday mornings through November 7. DiLio will teach attendees 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 sometimes even Minecraft poses! KinderArts programs are free of charge. Participants must come with a parent or caregiver. The program's goal is to encourage young children to explore the visual and performing arts in a secure and social environment through hands-on experiences. For more information or to be added to an email contact list for the group, please email Alison Brennan at alison@eastportartscenter.org.

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Lego Club at Peavey Library

October 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Peavey Memorial Library, 26 Water St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Free

Weekly self-directed Lego play group. Build your own original creation! Work on a group project with friends! All Legos are provided. Adult supervision required for young children.

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Frida Friday: Sip ‘n’ Paint Symbolic Portraits with Sue Riddle

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Frida Friday, a sip ’n’ paint event, will be offered from 6-9 pm, Friday, October 18, at Eastport Arts Center. Organizer Sue Riddle, who has previously led sip ’n’ paint events inspired by Gustav Klimt and Franz Marc, will guide attendees in creating symbolic portraits inspired by both the works of Frida Kahlo and those of local artists whose self portraits are currently on view at EAC’s Washington Street Gallery. “I chose Frida Kahlo because of her use of personal totem/symbolism in her self-portraits,” said Riddle, and went on to explain her concept for the session: “Attendees may also choose a painting in the Self Portraits Exhibit and wish to use that as an inspiration for their own self-discovery.

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Zen Meditation Group Meets Tuesdays in Pembroke

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 5, 2019

Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Free

Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners,
 meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Downeast Massage Therapy building at 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke, ME.  The one-hour meetings include Zen meditation, Zen liturgy, and meditation
 instruction. We also offer drop-in classes on the writings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm which you are warmly invited to join at any time.  If you are new to Zen DownEast, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. Zen DownEast is committed to creating an inclusive sangha and strives to embody the ideals of mutuality and  interdependence. All are welcome!

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Life Drawing Workshop with Anne Hopkins

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 6, 2019

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Eastport Arts Center’s weekly Life Drawing Workshop will resume Wednesday, September 18 at 7 pm, and will meet weekly from 7-9 pm Wednesdays through November 6. The group, which will work from a live model, will be led by Anne Shields Hopkins, a frequent participant in past sessions of the workshop. Hopkins was raised in the salty North Atlantic and was trained at the Pratt Institute. They are a maker, mother, organizer and fire builder, and have become known for bringing a flair for dramatic play to the weekly community art gatherings. Participants, who may work in any medium of their choice, should expect movement, openings, quiet moments and excitement in the workshop’s self-guided 2 hours of creation. Participation fee will be $10/session, or $60 for the full 8 weeks.

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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 7, 2019

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Tiny Yogis sessions led by Caroline DiLio will resume for an 8-week session beginning September 19; the  program, which is part of EAC's KinderArts offerings, is intended for children up to age 5. The group will meet from 9:30-10:15 am on Thursday mornings through November 7. DiLio will teach attendees 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 sometimes even Minecraft poses! KinderArts programs are free of charge. Participants must come with a parent or caregiver. The program's goal is to encourage young children to explore the visual and performing arts in a secure and social environment through hands-on experiences. For more information or to be added to an email contact list for the group, please email Alison Brennan at alison@eastportartscenter.org.

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Lego Club at Peavey Library

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Peavey Memorial Library, 26 Water St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Free

Weekly self-directed Lego play group. Build your own original creation! Work on a group project with friends! All Legos are provided. Adult supervision required for young children.

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One-Woman Show with Alan featuring barbara toothpick and Alan HorseRadish

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Local artist barbara toothpick will present One-Woman Show With Alan on Friday, October 25 at 7 pm, and Saturday, October 26 at 3 pm, at Eastport Arts Center. Featuring 17 costume changes, three life-sized effigies, original music and paintings, toothpick’s show depicts her quest for what she can trust in an ever-changing world. Toothpick describes the show as “a romp” and notes, “It’s not preachy and telly, it’s showy and do-Eeeeeee!” It is directed and produced by Sarah Dalton-Phillips and Helen Swallow. Toothpick’s quest encompasses her reflections on the body, the solar system, poetry, visual arts, “the stern patterning of music,” her learning to become a team with mate Alan HorseRadish and raising children, and her view of all individuals. The multidimensional show will evoke “the delightful roller coaster road” she and Alan have traveled in pursuit of their artistic creations.

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Halloween Houses: a Children’s Workshop with Sara Myrick

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Eastport Arts Center will present Halloween Houses, a children’s workshop with Sara Myrick, on Saturday, October 26 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Using a variety of upcycled materials, which is a passion of instructor Myrick, participants will be able to craft their own house and grounds, decorated as they choose—spooky or just autumnal. Cardboard, colored paper and tissue paper, seasonal decor and adhesives will be used to create the structures.

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The Melange a Quatre

October 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lubec Memorial Library, 55 Water Street
Lubec, ME 04652 United States
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Nina Bohlen on the Hurdy Gurdy, Barbara Fox on the Hammer Dulcimer, Stephanie Higgins on the Mandolin and Guitar, James O'Neil on the Accordion and Guitar.

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One-Woman Show with Alan featuring barbara toothpick and Alan HorseRadish

October 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Local artist barbara toothpick will present One-Woman Show With Alan on Friday, October 25 at 7 pm, and Saturday, October 26 at 3 pm, at Eastport Arts Center. Featuring 17 costume changes, three life-sized effigies, original music and paintings, toothpick’s show depicts her quest for what she can trust in an ever-changing world. Toothpick describes the show as “a romp” and notes, “It’s not preachy and telly, it’s showy and do-Eeeeeee!” It is directed and produced by Sarah Dalton-Phillips and Helen Swallow. Toothpick’s quest encompasses her reflections on the body, the solar system, poetry, visual arts, “the stern patterning of music,” her learning to become a team with mate Alan HorseRadish and raising children, and her view of all individuals. The multidimensional show will evoke “the delightful roller coaster road” she and Alan have traveled in pursuit of their artistic creations.

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I’m Not What I Seem: Songs and Stories of Rita MacNeil

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dominion Hill Country Inn, 990 Reardon Road in Digdeguash (Near Exit 39 off Route 1)
Digdequash, New Brunswick E5C 0H1 Canada
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The St. Andrews Arts Council and Dominion Hill Country Inn are pleased to present “I’m Not What I Seem,” Live Bait Theatre’s new musical tribute to Cape Breton’s First Lady of Song, Rita MacNeil on Saturday, October 26.

This celebration of MacNeil’s music features Jennie Del Motte, Heather MacIntyre, Carley Varner-Joudrey and New Brunswick’s Queen of the Blues, Theresa Malenfant, performing over twenty of the singer-songwriter’s songs. The show features well known hits like “Working Man,” “Flying On Your Own,” and “She’s Called Nova Scotia,” as well as a number of lesser known songs.

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Hiroya Tsukamoto – House Concert in Lubec

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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“Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us to an impressionistic journey ” -Boston Herald. Enjoy Hiroya's music in the intimate setting of a house concert. A "kitchen party," potluck, and outstanding guitar and vocal music with stories too. This is Hiroya's first visit to Lubec - if we can fill the Saturday concert he'd like to do another on Sunday. Let's make it happen!
Reservations required.

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Zen Meditation Group Meets Tuesdays in Pembroke

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 5, 2019

Downeast Massage Therapy, 848 US Route 1
Pembroke, ME 04666 United States
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Free

Zen DownEast, a welcoming group of meditation practitioners,
 meets Tuesdays from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Downeast Massage Therapy building at 848 U.S. Rte 1, Pembroke, ME.  The one-hour meetings include Zen meditation, Zen liturgy, and meditation
 instruction. We also offer drop-in classes on the writings of Zen Master Eihei Dogen from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm which you are warmly invited to join at any time.  If you are new to Zen DownEast, please arrive fifteen minutes early for a brief orientation. Zen DownEast is committed to creating an inclusive sangha and strives to embody the ideals of mutuality and  interdependence. All are welcome!

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Spine-tingling Tales

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lubec Memorial Library, 55 Water Street
Lubec, ME 04652 United States
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Join us for an Evening of Spine-tingling Tales with storytellers Suzannah Gale and Gerard Borque.

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Life Drawing Workshop with Anne Hopkins

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 6, 2019

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
+ Google Map

Eastport Arts Center’s weekly Life Drawing Workshop will resume Wednesday, September 18 at 7 pm, and will meet weekly from 7-9 pm Wednesdays through November 6. The group, which will work from a live model, will be led by Anne Shields Hopkins, a frequent participant in past sessions of the workshop. Hopkins was raised in the salty North Atlantic and was trained at the Pratt Institute. They are a maker, mother, organizer and fire builder, and have become known for bringing a flair for dramatic play to the weekly community art gatherings. Participants, who may work in any medium of their choice, should expect movement, openings, quiet moments and excitement in the workshop’s self-guided 2 hours of creation. Participation fee will be $10/session, or $60 for the full 8 weeks.

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Halloween

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Halloween

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KinderArts presents Tiny Yogis

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 7, 2019

Eastport Arts Center (EAC), 36 Washington Street
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
+ Google Map

Tiny Yogis sessions led by Caroline DiLio will resume for an 8-week session beginning September 19; the  program, which is part of EAC's KinderArts offerings, is intended for children up to age 5. The group will meet from 9:30-10:15 am on Thursday mornings through November 7. DiLio will teach attendees 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 sometimes even Minecraft poses! KinderArts programs are free of charge. Participants must come with a parent or caregiver. The program's goal is to encourage young children to explore the visual and performing arts in a secure and social environment through hands-on experiences. For more information or to be added to an email contact list for the group, please email Alison Brennan at alison@eastportartscenter.org.

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