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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne
    Issue: Arts
    Program Topic: Past, Present and Future of The Grand
    a) How did The Grand come about?
    b) What role does The Grand play in the greater Ellsworth community?
    c) What are the plans for the future for The Grand?
    Guests:
    A) Zoe Alexis Scott, Executive Director, The Grand, Ellsworth, Maine
    B) Charles Alexander, Board President, The Grand, Ellsworth, Maine

    Call-In Program: yes

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne
    Issue: Arts
    Program Topic: Inaugural Season of Husson University’s Gracie Theatre
    Key Discussion Points:
    a) How did Gracie Theatre come about?
    b) What role do college theatres play in their communities?
    c) What are the plans for the future for Gracie Theatre?
    Guests:
    A) Jeri Misler – Managing Director, Gracie Theatre, Husson University
    B) Julie Green – Dir. of Public Affairs & Gov. Relations, Husson University
    C) Laura Emack – Playwright
    Call-In Program: yes

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  • Producer/Host: Michael Donahue
    Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Artists Working Together for the Common Good
    a) How and why did each association come together – what needs were met?
    b) What role do the galleries and the artists they represent play in the economy of Maine?
    c) What have you learned about working together over the years?

    Guests:
    Katy Allgeyer – Stonington Galleries & Studios – (Art by Katy)
    Geoffrey Warner – Stonington Galleries & Studios – (Geffrey Warner Studios)
    Don Bardole – Dear Isle Artists Association – (Artist)

    Call-In Program: yes
    Political Broadcast: no

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  • Host: Michael Donahue
    Engineer: Amy Browne
    Issue: Arts
    Program Topic: Support for the Arts In Maine
    *What is the mission of the Maine Arts Commission and how fulfilled?
    *How are changes in government funding affecting the Commission’s work?
    *What does the future of the arts in Maine look from your perspective?
    Guests:
    Darrell Bulmer – Acting Director – Maine Arts Commission
    Donna McNeil – Arts Program & Policy Director – Maine Arts Commission
    Kimberly Callas –Coordinator — Belfast Creative Coalition
    Call-In Program: yes

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