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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

    No Comments
  • 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

    No Comments
  • 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

    No Comments
  • 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

    No Comments
  • 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

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy

    Key Discussion Points:
    •History of Penobscot Theatre Company
    •Educational Outreach: Dramatic Academy
    •Performances & Events
    •Current Programs & Workshops
    •Future of Penobscot Theatre Company

    Guests:
    •Jasmine Ireland, Education & Outreach Director, Penobscot Theatre Company Drama Academy
    •Benjamin Layman, Teacher, Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy
    •Stephanie Colavito, student, Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Schoodic Arts For All Summer Festival

    Key Discussion Points:
    •History of Schoodic Arts for All
    •Educational Outreach
    •Performances & Events
    •Current Programs & Workshops
    •Future of Schoodic Arts

    Guests:
    •Mary Laury, Executive Director, Schoodic Arts For All
    •Colleen Wallace, Board Member, Schoodic Arts for All
    •Obadiah Buell, Artist participant, Schoodic Arts for All

    No Comments