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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    Program Topic: Bringing The Creative Economy To Life

    Key Discussion Points:
    Defining the Maine Center for Creativity – programs and Projects
    The Creative Economy
    The Future of Maine’s Creative Economy

    Guests:
    Jean Maginnis, Director & Founder, Maine Center for Creativity
    Greg Tehennepe, Information Technology, Jackson Laboratories

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Classical Repertoire for a Maine Summer
    Key Discussion Points:
    Season ahead for the Blue Hill Bach Festival
    Season ahead for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra
    Bringing music into the schools
    Student competitions

    Guests:
    Brian Hinrichs, Executive Director, Bangor Symphony Orchestra
    Lucas Richman, Conductor, Bangor Symphony Orchestra
    Marcia Gronewold Sly, Founder & Executive Director, Blue Hill Bach Festival

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: A Theatre Production: The Process of Creation

    Key Discussion Points:
    • Using Thornton Wilder’s play OUR TOWN as the basis for discussion
    • How a Director prepares
    • How the Actor and support staff prepare
    • Current Programs & Workshops being offered by Penobscot Theatre Company

    Guests:
    • Bari Newport, Director (OUR TOWN), Artistic Director, Penobscot Theatre Company
    • Jacob Augustine, Music Director (OUR TOWN), Penobscot Theatre Company
    • Brendon Powers, Cast Member (OUT TOWN), Penobscot Theatre Company

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Bagaduce Chorale

    Key Discussion Points:
    • History
    • Current Events
    • Leadership transitions

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    • Mary Cheyney Gould, Founding Director, Bagaduce Chorale
    • Bronwyn Kortge, Music Director, Bagaduce Chorale
    • Richard Shute, Board President, Bagaduce Chorale

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Union of Maine Visual Artists

    Key Discussion Points:
    • History & Programs
    • Artist collaborations
    • Forum for communications – artist to artist, artist to general public

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    • Natasha Mayers – Artist, Union of Maine Visual Artists
    • Mary Laury – Artist, Director – Schoodic Arts for All, Union of Maine Visual Artists
    • Kenny Cole – Artist, Union of Maine Visual Artists
    • Anita Clearfield – Artist, Union of Maine Visual Artists

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Annual Report on the State of the Arts in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    • Highlights of 2013
    • Ahead for 2014
    • Arts In Education
    • Current Programs & Workshops
    • Future of programs

    Guests:
    • Peter Alexander, Executive Director, Maine Alliance For Arts Education
    • Julie Richard, Executive Director, Maine Arts Commission
    • Cathy Melio, Program Officer, Maine Community Foundation

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Blue Hill Concert Association

    Key Discussion Points:
    • History of group
    • Educational Outreach
    • Artists involved in programs
    • Current programs
    • Future of BHCA

    Guests:
    • Dee Knisley, President, Blue Hill Concert Assoc
    • Holly Winberg, Founder of outreach program, BHCA
    • Ron Stegall, Visual Artists & Featured Institutions coordinator, BHCA
    • Holbrook Williams, Board member, BHCA

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Peninsula Potters: A Guild of Ceramic Artists
    Key Discussion Points:
    • History of group
    • Educational Outreach
    • Galleries involved and events
    • Current Workshops
    • Future of programs

    Guests:
    • Mark Bell, Mark Bell Pottery
    • Melody Lewis-Kane, Clay Forms Pottery
    • Jane Story, Brooklin Pottery Co-Op, Good Impressions Pottery

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