Festival Performance Preview
While we’re busy ironing out the details of the 2013 Schoodic Arts Festival, here is a sneak-peak at our evening performances. As always, tickets are only $5 for adults and children under the age of 12 are admitted free of charge. Festival passes (for all fourteen evening shows) are only $35!
All performances begin at 7pm.
THE 2012 SCHOODIC ARTS FESTIVAL EVENING PERFORMANCES:
All performances are at 7pm at Hammond Hall
$5 a ticket or a festival pass for half price. Only $35 for 14 concerts.
Schoodic Summer Chorus – Simple Gift
Inspired by the beloved Shaker song Simple Gifts, the Schoodic Summer Chorus offers a musical journey from complications to transformations to the gifts of everyday life, drawing on music from five continents and six centuries with a special focus this year on music from Maine.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013
Greetings from Winter Harbor: The Postcard View
Penobscot Marine Museum photo archivist, Kevin Johnson, will tell the story of the Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company, a postcard company that photographed throughout New England in the first half of the 20th Century and show their views of Winter Harbor and surrounding area.
Tue, Jul 30, 2013
Betting The Farm – award winning film
Banding together, the farmers launch their own milk company, Maine’s Own Organic Milk. Wed, Jul 31, 2013 http://www.bettingthefarmfilm.com/
“Step in Time” Cloggers
“The Step in Time” Cloggers combine Scots-Irish style with historic and
contemporary American folk dance in Downeast Maine.
Thu, Aug 1, 2013
Amazing Lou – Master Of Illusion
Things vanish! Things appear! Flowers come from nowhere! His head Grows – his head shrinks! Bunnies, cards, rope tricks, manipulations, and illusions. Kid friendly.
Fri, Aug 2, 2013
Pecha Kucha Downeast
Highlights of presenters include, Robin Alden, Executive Director of Penobscot East Resource Center presents Sea scallops, the fishery and fishermen’s involvement in their stewardship. Glassblowers, Linda and Ken Perrin of Atlantic Art Glass presents Blowing Bubbles. Bob Keteyian, author of Do You Know What I Mean?-Discovering Your Personal Communication Style, presents Do You Know What I Mean? Understanding Individual Communication Styles. And more.
Sat, Aug 3, 2013
Ukulele Club UMM, An August Occasion
The UMM Ukulele Club – a purveyor of musical fun of all sorts. An energized, eclectic electric, acoustic, almost Aroostook – well – Washington County, stage full of Ukes. Call out a number from and encyclopedic song book of 1400 songs. With over 200 new songs added this year. – Another hoot is in store!
Sun, Aug 4, 2013
Schoodic Arts Show Choir and Show Choir Jr
Middle and High School kids, will sing and dance to the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim in their performance of Into the Woods. Kids grades Pre-K – 5 will perform to the lively and heartwarming music of The Muppets. Rehearse every week for the summer months, and put together a great show. The music is uplifting. The choreography is exciting. The kids are talented. Mon, Aug 5, 2013
Atonal – Pepin Mittlehauser & Emma Walsh
Atonal is a young up-and-coming duo from Hancock County, a lively mix of original and traditional fiddle music that will take you from the green hills of Ireland to the coast of Quebec. With Emma Walsh on fiddle and Pepin Mittelhauser on mandolin, you will get a beautiful combination of spirited melody and driving rhythm.
Tue, Aug 6, 2013
Shoestring Puppets - Punch And Judy
This one woman show has been part of Maine Festivals and Fairs from the Farnsworth to Farmington to Fort Fairfield. Punch, the ageless, beguiling trickster will have audiences of all ages on their feet, shaking their heads and clapping their hands.
Wed, Aug 7, 2013 shoestringtheater.org
Schoodic Arts for All’s Meetinghouse Theatre Lab
Put on your best plaid shirt. Schoodic Arts for All’s Meeting House Theatre Lab will perform Closer to Home, by Lamoine playwright Brent Hutchins. Closer to Home is a series of skits and scenes depicting Downeast Life in a generally humorous vein. AYUH.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013
Sense of Place Concert
Join award-winning singer/songwriter, speaker and educator Erica Wheeler for an evening of songs, stories and reflections to enrich and celebrate your ‘sense of place.’ Erica will take you on an unforgettable musical journey across the American landscape and the lives lived there.
Fri, Aug 9, 2013 www.ericawheeler.com
Sheep Island Rovers Contra Dance
Sat, Aug 10, 2013
Schoodic Arts Festival Final Showcase
We will display over 200 pieces of visual art that are she showcase of the workshops; clay, baskets, bread, jewelry, puppets, fiber, sculpture, and more. Come at 6:30 to view the art. Then at 7:00 our performance workshops will show their talent. Ukulele, Magic, Dance, and new media. Come and see what you might be interested in learning next year.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013