Hope Chernesky Concert to be Live-streamed Due to the recent spread of the Omicron virus in Franklin County, the ArtsFarmington’s concert on Feb.6, featuring Hope Chernesky, will be live-streamed only. To learn more about the concert, and how to access the live streaming, visit artsfarmington.org. The live streaming will be free.
Visit the Farmington Public Library to pick up two award-winning autobiographical comic books!: Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis (2000) and Liz Prince's Tomboy (2014). Winner of the Rainbow Project Book List, Tomboy is a witty memoir about grappling with identity labels and stereotypes in the process of growing up. The reading group will meet on Feb. 9 to discuss Persepolis and on Feb. 16 to discuss Tomboy.
From the Harpodeon film library we are proud to present the first of what will hopefully be an annual silent film festival at the Emery Community Arts Center here in Farmington, Maine. The festival is in two themed programs, both opening on a number of short subjects and closing with a feature film. Railroad disaster films are the focus of the first program and LGBTQ+ silents make up the second program, with live musical accompaniment provided by Doug Prostik. Feb. 10th, Railroad Disasters: It is difficult to understand today just what a modern marvel trains were in the early twentieth
Vermont-based cartoonist Rachel Lindsay examines why comics are a powerful narrative tool, and where Satrapi’s work fits into the medium. Rachel Lindsay's book, RX: A Graphic Memoir (2018), was the featured book for US National Network of Libraries of Medicine's mental health month 2019, and was included on the American Association of Medical Colleges' top ten summer reads list 2019. February 23, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Emery Community Arts Center
Concert by renown group from Denmark
ArtsFarmington will present Trio Con Brio – Copenhagen on March 8th, 7:30, Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Maine in Farmington. The trio, playing piano, violin, and cello, will bring alive the music of Haydn, Shostakovich, and Schubert. For tickets and more information consult our website, artsfarmington.org. Use of masks and proof of full vaccination is required.
ArtsFarmington will present Trio Con Brio – Copenhagen on March 8th, 7:30, Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Maine in Farmington. The trio, playing piano, violin, and cello, will bring alive the music of Haydn, Shostakovich, and Schubert. For tickets and more information consult our website, artsfarmington.org. Use of masks and proof of full vaccination is required. The event will be Live Streamed for those unable or insecure about attending in person. A recording, when available, will be "on demand" for one week. Purchase of a ticket is necessary to receive the link to see the Live Stream performance and/or
Have you ever wished you could keep a crowd on the edge of their seats with a good story? Well now is your chance! The Rangeley Friends of the Arts has received a Discovery Grant from the Onion Foundation to host Storytelling Workshops. The workshops will be held twice a month with an opportunity to perform monthly. Come craft your story with our favorite funny man, storyteller extraordinaire and RLRS English teacher, Tim Straub. Participants should come to the workshop with some ideas for your own story, something that really happened to you. Since you are telling a true story,
ArtsFarmington's Trio Con Brio – Copenhagen's concert is now available on demand as a recording from their concert on March 8th. The trio, playing piano, violin, and cello, brings alive the music of Haydn, Shostakovich, and Schubert. The recording of their concert will be available through March 16th. To purchase a ticket visit artsfarmington.org. The ticket is good for a household.
Music of Kodaly and Faure played by principles of MMCM, Laurie Kennedy on viola and Yuri Funahashi on piano, and guests from the Portland Symphony Orchestra on violin and cello.