Articles by Lauren Koss

 
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Roque Bluffs-born Josh Preston (left) and Mathias-Born Duane Ingalls will give an eclectic concert on July 6 at Eastport Arts Center. Ingalls is a familiar face for Washington County concert-goers and works at the University of Maine at Machias; Preston has been living, recording and performing widely  in Nashville.

Musical Uncle and Nephew Reunite for Downeast Concert

By Lauren Koss on June 24, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org Duane Ingalls and Josh Preston will collaborate on a musical show slated for Wednesday, July 6 from 8-10 pm, at Eastport Arts Center. Exploring rock, pop, funk, …
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Orff Music Workshop Explores ‘Sounds of the Season’

By Lauren Koss on June 24, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Tuesday, July 5, 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 The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series continues on July 5 with an Orff music session with Alice Sullivan. All ages and skill levels are invited to …
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A bubbly pickup band with Robert Sanchez (from left), Duane Ingalls and Arthur Ingalls accompanies EAC Children’s Theater Workshop members in a rendition of Octopus’ Garden during the 2015 Moose Island Follies. This year’s shows are on July 3.

EAC’s Spectacular Fundraiser Promises Diverse Acts and Plenty of Laughs

By Lauren Koss on June 24, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
Sunday, July 3, 2016 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org The EAC’s 12th Annual Moose Island Follies will be sure to please. There will be music, theater, comedy and sadness, magic and reality, all in one great …
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EAC’s Concert Series Continues with Chamber Group

By Lauren Koss on June 24, 2016, at 2:16 p.m.
Friday, July 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’s annual Concert Series continues on Friday, July 1, with a performance by a chamber group including Trond Saeverud, Anna Maria Baeza, Joachim Woitun, …
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Gelatin Printing Offered at Eastport Arts Center

By Lauren Koss on June 24, 2016, at 2:12 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28, 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 The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, set to run June 28-August 23, will cover a broad range of activities for participants of all ages, from breadmaking …
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Tarah Waters

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series will Feature Henna Art

By Lauren Koss on June 10, 2016, at 12:48 p.m.
Tuesday, June 28, 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 The Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series, set to run June 28-August 23, will cover a broad range of activities for participants of all ages, from breadmaking …
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Eastport Strings tackle ‘The Old Wig’ and ‘The Fab Four’

By Lauren Koss on June 08, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
Monday, June 20, 2016 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.Wednesday, June 22, 2016 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.Thursday, June 23, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: (207) 853-0823; eastportartscenter.org EASTPORT — …
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Two Old Men in Conversation, 
between 1626 and 1669, black chalk, pen and brown ink on paper.

Eastport Gallery Art Talk: “Why Do Humans Draw?”

By Lauren Koss on June 08, 2016, at 7:34 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Eastport Gallery, 74 Water Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4166; eastportgallery.com The Eastport Gallery on Water Street will present the first of their annual Art Talk series of the 2016 summer season on Wednesday, June 15, at noon. There …
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Virtuosic DaPonte String Quartet to Perform and Teach in Eastport

By Lauren Koss on June 01, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, 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 much-decorated DaPonte String Quartet will make an Eastport stop on June 4 as part of a springtime Downeast tour, with an evening concert and a morning …
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 Ladies and gents of the Quoddy Voices tenor section are pictured during a rehearsal. The group will do a ‘Night and Day’-themed show on Friday, May 20 and Sunday, May 22. Photo by Robin Farrin, Coastal Maine Photography.

Darkness and Light Explored in Quoddy Voices Concert

By Lauren Koss on May 10, 2016, at 7:42 p.m.
Friday, May 20, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, May 22, 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 Quoddy Voices, a community chorus formed in 2014, will present a themed concert titled, “Night and Day,” on Friday, …
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EAC Offers ‘Sip ‘n Swap’

By Lauren Koss on May 10, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
Friday, May 13, 2016 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org A ‘Sip ’n Swap’ will be offered from 4-6 pm, Friday, May 13, at Eastport Arts Center, to encourage us all to clean out our closets and …
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“Mad as a Hatter” Tea Party Planned in Appreciation of Volunteers

By Lauren Koss on April 06, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
Friday, April 22, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org The Eastport Arts Center (EAC) wishes to honor the many volunteers who make the arts center possible. The EAC staff would like to invite all of the …
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Quirky puppets like this one will be created during April Vacation Arts Camp at Eastport Arts Center. See more puppets at projectpuppet.com.

Puppet Making Offered for April Break

By Lauren Koss on April 06, 2016, at 6:27 p.m.
Monday, April 18, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Friday, April 22, 2016 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org An April Vacation Arts Camp will be offered Monday, April 18, …
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Mark DeVoto, who’ll speak about Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande on April 17, encourages deeper listening at a past Eastport Arts Center talk.

DeVoto to Discuss Debussy’s Opera ‘Pelléas et Mélisande’

By Lauren Koss on April 06, 2016, at 6:24 p.m.
Sunday, April 17, 2016 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of free programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will conclude on April 17 …
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Dan Cashore, an EAC Open Mic regular from Robbinston, played a diverse and exciting set on March 20.

Third Saturday Open Mic Series Continues

By Lauren Koss on April 06, 2016, at 6:21 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, May 21, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org Spectators and performers of all ages are invited to Third Saturday Open Mic Nights at Eastport Arts Center. Admission …
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Calais High School students perform at the Eastport Arts Center’s 2015 High School Jazz Night. Trent Stevens (from left), Thomas Champagne, Eri Yamamoto and Samantha Look are pictured; Champagne and Look will return to play this year’s jazz night; Stevens and Yamamoto graduated last year.

High School Jazz Bands Take the Stage in Eastport

By Lauren Koss on April 06, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
Tuesday, April 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 April is Jazz Appreciation Month and the Eastport Arts Center will be celebrating with a concert featuring three talented high school jazz bands on Tuesday, April 12 …
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Lincoln’s First Nomination Explored at Sunday Talk

By Lauren Koss on April 06, 2016, at 6:15 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2016 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of free programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will feature Jay Miner, local …
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Greg Biss

Harpsichord Hour Featured in Eastport

By Lauren Koss on April 01, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
Sunday, April 3, 2016 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of free programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will reprise the annual favorite …
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Shead High School Pop Band members George and John Henry Mills (from left) and Elijah Brice did a great rendition of Steely Dan's “Dirty Work” at the Eastport Arts Center’s Third Saturday Open Mic on February 20. Colie Brice, an Eastport-based professional musician, sat in as drummer with the students.

Third Saturday Open Mic Night Continues

By Lauren Koss on March 07, 2016, at 2:09 p.m.
Saturday, March 19, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Eastport Arts Center, 36 Washington Street, Eastport, Maine For more information: 207-853-4650; eastportartscenter.org Spectators and performers of all ages are invited to a new series at Eastport Arts Center, Third Saturday Open Mic Nights, which had its debut in February. …
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The ‘Frallards’ from Perry mark their first steps on Bahamian "soil" at Hawksbill Cay, holding the Bahamian courtesy flag. The family will give a presentation about undertaking a 3,000-nautical-mile journey as part of the Eastport Arts Center’s Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series on March 13.

Sunday Afternoons at the EAC presents: The Fraser/Allard Family’s Sailing Adventure

By Lauren Koss on March 07, 2016, at 1:57 p.m.
Sunday, March 13, 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 The Sunday Afternoons at the EAC series, a winter offering of free programs every Sunday at 3 pm at Eastport Arts Center, will offer an exciting program …