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  • 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
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival – Past, Present and Future

    Key Discussion Points:
    •History of Kneisel Hall
    •Educational Outreach
    •Performances & Events
    •Current Programs & Workshops
    •Future of Kneisel Hall

    Guests:
    •Ellen Werner, Executive Director, Kneisel Hall
    •Seymour Lipkin, Artistic Director, Kneisel Hall
    •Lisa Romain, former student at Kneisel Hall

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Stonington Opera House – Past, Present and Future

    Key Discussion Points:
    History of the Stonington Opera House
    Educational Outreach
    Performances & Events
    Current Programs & Workshops
    Future of the Opera House

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    Linda Nelson, Executive Director, Stonington Opera House
    Cherie Mason, Board Member, Stonington Opera House
    Sasha Zembrusky, student & volunteer with the Opera House

    1 Comment
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Maine Writing Project – Young Authors Camp
    Key Discussion Points:
    • History of Maine Writing Project
    • Young Authors Camp
    • Teaching Writing
    • Current Programs & workshops
    • Future of the Project

    Guests by name and affiliation:
    • Kenneth Martin, Associate Director, Maine Writing Project
    • Jean Plummer, Director, Maine Writing Project, Young Authors Camp

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Northeast Historic Film – Moving Image Archive
    Key Discussion Points:
    • History of Northeast Historic Film
    • Film restoration and archives
    • Role of the Alamo theater
    • Current Programs & workshops
    • Future of Northeast Historic Film

    Guests:
    • David S. Weiss, Executive Director, Northeast Historic Film
    • Jane Donnell, Manager of Alamo Theater, Northeast Historic Film
    • Joe Gardner, Technical Services Manager, Northeast Historic Film

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts – Fostering Artistic Expression
    Key Discussion Points:
    • History of Haystack
    • Current Programs
    • Future of Haystack
    Guests:
    • Stuart Kestenbaum, Executive Director, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
    • Elizabeth Busch, artist, instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

    Call-In Program

    No Comments
  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Joel Mann

    Program Topic: Arts In Education In Maine
    Key Discussion Points:
    • What is the present level of presence of arts education in schools and organizations in Maine?
    • What role does each of your organizations play in promoting arts education in Maine?
    • What are some of the specific projects being funded/assisted by your organizations at present?
    • What needs to be done in the field of arts education in the future and how will that get done?
    Guests:
    A) Julie Richard, Executive Director, Maine Arts Commission
    B) Peter Alexander, Executive Director, Maine Alliance for Arts Education
    C) Argy Nestor, Visual and Performing Arts Specialist, Maine Department of Education

    Call-In Program: yes

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