CulturePass is your window into the artistic and cultural richness of the greater international Passamaquoddy region including Cobscook and Passamaquoddy Bays and the St. Croix River.
Our popular “Archives Road Show” series held in 11 communities last year, energetically led by Lee Sochasky, will culminate in the “Charlotte County Heritage Fair” to be held Feb 22 at the Garcelon Civic Center in St Stephen from 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This full-day event will: Showcase the activities of groups and individuals (museums, archives, genealogist, Facebook groups, and more) that are currently saving and sharing Charlotte County’s heritage; Provide practical workshops geared toward their needs and interests; Explore ways to collaborate, for mutual benefit; and Increase public awareness of Charlotte County heritage activities and show how to get involved.
Eastport Arts Center’s Children’s Theater Workshop (CTW) will begin a new session on Saturday, January 11. The group will meet from 10-11:30 am, and be held weekly on Saturdays. Led by Mark Macey with assistance from Chris Grannis, the group will introduce young people to theater arts, including an array of theater games and exercises. The group will discuss interest in a possible production for this spring at EAC. CTW is free for participants, and open to children aged 7 to 17. Children younger than age 7 should be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
"Dear Elizabeth" chronicles the remarkable 30-year friendship between poets Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop, using their letters to tell the story of friendship and intimacy that existed predominantly on paper. The play is produced in the intimate setting of the Shead Theater, with limited seating for a close theater experience.