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Upcoming Events

  • Sanford Maine Schools are holding their annual Student Art Show – one of the largest in the state. Opening – Monday evening April 14, 2014.  Open from 8:00 – 3:00 and 6:00- 8:00 on Tues. and Wed. April 15, 16 and on Thursday, 8:00 – 11 in the morning.  Come one and all and enjoy a wonderful display of K-12 art at the Memorial Gym, Main Street, Sanford, Maine.May 2, 2014 there will be an ARTS (Arts Raise Thinking Skills) Auction at the Sanford HS Cafe at 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. to benefit the art and music programs in our schools.  There will be a silent and a live auction.  Among the items are gift certificates, art, sports things and baskets.
  • Saturday, January 25Sandy River Ramblers with Julie Churchill and 16-year-old fiddler Max SilversteinMt. Vernon Community Center7 PMDonations gratefully accepted at the door
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    The Ramblers will feature their usual repertoire of serious and humorous songs — many of them about Maine topics –

    Boots From L. L. Bean; Logger’s Son; Slow Down (You’ll Hit a Moose); The Boy I Left in Maine; Goin’ To China.

    Stan Keach will probably play one on the musical saw.  Bud Godsoe and Max Silverstein will play some hot, hot

    instrumentals.  Julie Churchill is ” . . . one of the best singers in Maine . . . period” (Stan Keach)
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    The Mount Vernon Community Center (the white church with green trim beside the town beach, across from the fire station) is a nice little auditorium with good acoustics.
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    For more info, call Stan (207) 397-2241

  • Plan ahead for winter.        ENGAGE – Deepening the Practice
    Register now:        5Rhythms is fun, enlivening, powerful dance. In this series of mini-workshops, we will focus in depth on one Rhythm each time we meet.  The work is Led by Kari Luehman.  Flow and Staccato were explored in the Fall 2013.UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:
    CHAOS – February 1, 2014
    LYRICAL – April 12, 2014
    STILLNESS – May 10, 2014SATURDAYS 1- 5pm
    at the Trowbrige Studio in Sedgwick
    Cost:: Entire Series  $200
    Per Workshop $ 50 – $65
    Please pre-register -  minimum of 10 participants needed for each workshop                  contact: 5Rhythms Movement
    (207) 701-9557
    5rhythmsme@gmail.com

5 comments

  1. Saco /Dayton Union 7, but now RSD #23,
    K-8 Biennial Student Art Show is now open at the Saco Museum, Main St., Saco
    It Opened with 220 student/parents on Thursday, February 26th and is up until Saturday, March 28th. The museum is open Tues,-Saturday from 12noon -4pm and Thursdays from 12noon to 8pm.

    There are over 1800 pieces of ART! One from each student on exhibit. It is a GREAT CELEBRATION of Student ART! A must to see!
    Diane


  2. and the exhibit at the Bangor Mall gets set up March 8. Over 55 educators will hang about 500 student art work at the mall. It is always a beautiful thing to see. The exhibit will be up until March 21. We hope lots of folks will come to see it!


  3. Every one is invited to the opening of the Genetics Lab/Public Student Art Exhibit on Thursday April 9th from 4-5:30 pm, in the Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health Lab Tel: 207-973-6300/4764 on Sylvan Road, Bangor Maine. It features artwork from public schools in the greater Bangor Maine area. Art teachers interested in putting their students art work in need to contact jjordan@breweredu.org or rmenninghaus@breweredu.org


  4. Every one is invited to the opening of the Genetics Lab/Public Student Art Exhibit on Thursday April 9th from 4-5:30 pm, in the Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health Lab Tel: 207-973-6300/4764 on Sylvan Road, Bangor Maine.


  5. Just a note about the Feb. 15th 7:30PM screening of M.C. Richards: The Fire Within at MECA’s Osher Hall: The event is free. The film won BEST FILM at the Image Maker Film Festival in 2010. It is about one of the most influential arts educators of the 20th century. Here are a few reviews:

    “an inspiring film about a … brilliant artist”, Arthur Penn, film director. “What a life force!”
    Eric Utne, Utne Reader. “Unexpectedly moving…” Anne Fabbri, art critic. “Unforgettable in it’s simplicity and complexity”, M. Rumaker, author Black Mountain Days.

    Hope you all can make it.



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