Articles by Lauren Koss

 
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Day of Jazz to Rev Up Eastport Music Students’ Semester

By Lauren Koss on Sept. 27, 2016, at 1:29 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org Eastport students will spend a day of learning all about the culture of jazz on Friday, October 7 through Eastport Arts Center, which has received a $1,000 …
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Quoddy Voices perform during their winter 2015 ‘Sounds of the Season’ concert.

Quoddy Voices to Resume; New Members Welcome

By Lauren Koss on Sept. 02, 2016, at 2:34 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org Quoddy Voices, an international community chorus which meets at Eastport Arts Center, will swing back into action for our fall season in preparation for concerts on December …
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Marty Howbert: Pepe, 2016, steel, 23”x13”x14”

‘Two Retrospectives’ Exhibition Features Sculpture and Oils

By Lauren Koss on Sept. 02, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 9, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. …
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Eastport Elementary student Ellis Zipperer-Sánchez, six years old in this picture, performs during the 2015 Young Persons’ Concert.

Youth Showcase is Concert Series Finale

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 17, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650 ; eastportartscenter.org/event/annual-young-persons-concert/ On Friday, September 2 at 7 pm, the Eastport Art Center’s 2016 Concert Series will conclude with the annual Young Persons’ Concert. A tradition of more …
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Artists Sought to “Paint the Town” at Annual Paint Eastport Day

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 17, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4166; eastportartscenter.org/event/19th-annual-paint-eastport-day/ The Eastport Gallery presents the 19th annual Paint Eastport Day (PED) on Saturday, September 3, at the Eastport Art Center (EAC). The event, which always draws large …
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Guitarist to Present Multimedia Exploration of Bach’s Cello Suites

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 17, 2016, at 3:34 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org/event/concert-steven-hancoff-guitarist-from-tragedy-to-transcendence-bach-casals-and-the-six-suites-for-cello-solo/ On Sunday, August 28 at 3 pm, the Eastport Arts Center will present From Tragedy to Transcendence: The Six Suites for Cello Solo by J. Sebastian Bach …
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'That Which She Leaves Behind' by Shelley Weber

‘Musemorphosis’ Melds Eastport Artists and Musical World Premiere

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 12, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org/event/musemorphosis/ Nine women representing the musical, visual and poetic Muses will present the premiere of Musemorphosis, Visual Art Song, at the Eastport Arts Center, Friday, August 19, at …
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Workshop Series Concludes with Terrarium Art

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 05, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-454-8822; eastportartscenter.org The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series will conclude on Tuesday, August 23 with Kathy Lloyd’s terrarium art workshop titled “A Land of Little Things.” Workshop participants …
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Christopher Guida

‘Songs, Stories and Sweets’ Event Held in Memory of Chris Guida

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 05, 2016, at 3:04 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-726-9651; eastportartscenter.org On Sunday August 21 from 2:30 until 5 pm, at the Eastport Arts Center, there will be a celebratory afternoon of music, stories and food to remember …
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Workshop Maps Fabric Landcapes

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:44 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-454-8822; eastportartscenter.org The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, set to run through August 23, covers a broad range of activities from henna tattoos to terrarium art! Next in …
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Ali Garrison

Longstanding Local Improv Group will Feature Celebrated Vocalist

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:12 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650 ; eastportartscenter.org Eastport Arts Center will present an evening with local intermedia improvisation group, Les Trois Etoiles with visiting artist Ali Garrison, mezzo-soprano, at 7 pm, Monday, August …
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Songwriter and Cellist to Give Innovative, Multi-Genre Concert

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:07 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, MAINE For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org Singer/songwriter Elizabeth Rogers will team up with world/jazz cellist Eugene Friesen for a special concert featuring original songs and innovative instrumentals on Sunday, August 14 at 3 …
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Workshop Offered for Guitarists

By Lauren Koss on Aug. 04, 2016, at 4:50 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org/event/guitar-workshop-with-aaron-larget-caplan/ Aaron Larget-Caplan will give a guitar workshop at Eastport Arts Center on Saturday, August 13, at 1 pm. Open to players of all levels and styles, with …
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Guitarist to Present Diverse Program for Eastport Concert Series 

By Lauren Koss on July 26, 2016, at 12:57 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org/event/the-concert-seri…-larget-caplan-2/ Guitarist to Present Diverse Program for Concert Series Story continues below advertisement. Virtuoso guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan will return to the Eastport Arts Center as part of the …
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Downeast-Raised Guitarist and Artist Collaborate for an Evening

By Lauren Koss on July 26, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org/event/jazz-by-nathanae…n-by-cecil-cates/ The Eastport Arts Center will present a double bill of Nathanael Koenig, guitarist, and Cecil Cates, artist, on Tuesday, August 9 at 7 pm. Koenig will begin …
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Experienced Baker Shares His Art in Workshop

By Lauren Koss on July 26, 2016, at 11:11 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-454-8822; eastportartscenter.org The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, set to run through August 23, covers a broad range of activities from henna tattoos to terrarium art! Next in …
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Noel Brennan multitasks with an armful of percussion instruments at a 2015 Eastport Arts Center appearance.

Experienced Drummer Offers Workshops for Youth and Adults

By Lauren Koss on July 21, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-454-8822; eastportartscenter.org/event/eac-summer-works…ith-noel-brennan/ The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, set to run through August 23, covers a broad range of activities from henna tattoos to terrarium art! Next in …
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Actress Portrays A Host of Characters in Inventive Theater Piece

By Lauren Koss on July 21, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org The Eastport Arts Center will present actress and audio artist Judith Sloan on Monday, August 1 at 7 pm. Sloan will perform characters, monologues and music from …
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Watercolor Techniques Featured in Workshop

By Lauren Koss on July 15, 2016, at 10:56 a.m.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-454-8822; eastportartscenter.org The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, set to run through August 23, covers a broad range of activities from bucket-drumming to bread-baking! Next in the series …
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Hepler works on a wire sculpture called “Reveille" at the Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Gallery Talk to Explore Roots of Abstraction

By Lauren Koss on July 15, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Eastport Gallery, 74 Water Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: eastportgallery.com The Eastport Gallery will present the second of its annual Art Talk series of the 2016 summer season on Wednesday, July 20, at noon. The talk will pose the …