02/20/20 - 03/15/20 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garden of Nature
Emanating Color & Texture – Fiber Art by Anna McDougal & Jennell Edson
at Little Dog Coffee Shop – 87 Maine St, Brunswick
Opening Reception Thursday Feb 20th, 5 – 7 pm
03/01/20 - 03/15/20 at All Day
A 2-week Shopping Promotion & Scavenger Hunt! Explore Downtown Brunswick’s unique and local businesses by searching for objects listed on the card. Individuals who solve at least 12 of the clues on the scavenger hunt shopping card will be entered into a giveaway drawing for prizes from local businesses. Prizes will be awarded to winners in 2 categories: 100% completed cards and cards with at least 12 correct answers cards. 100% complete winners qualify for Bonus Prizes
Drawings will be held on March 17th. Families are encouraged to participate, but an adult must claim the prize!
Here’s how it works:
BOHEMIAN COFFEE HOUSE & DELI
Presented by the Brunswick Downtown Association. Maine Street Mania is a 2-week promotion designed to increase awareness of the variety of businesses and merchandise available in downtown Brunswick.
03/08/20 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Middle Eastern Edition!!!
So we are finally doing it! Please join us for our inaugural brunch!!! Once a month, we will explore a particular regional cuisine through their traditional breakfast foods. For this month – think shakshuka, homemade pita, hummus bowls, labneh, and baklava!!! No need to make a reservation, but we will be dishing out the goods from 10-2 this Sunday, so come on by! And stay tuned for April’s Brunch date and theme!
03/08/20 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: MSMT, 22 Elm Street, Brunswick, ME
WHO: Children 8 – 17 years old (must be under 18 on July 11, 2020)
WHAT: Open call audition for The Sound of Music. Come early to sign up and you will be seen in order of sign up sheet.
WHAT TO PREPARE: one 16 bar cut (less than 1min) that best shows your ability and range. Does not need to be from the show. Must bring sheet music printed and clearly marked – pianist will be present. Bring up to date picture of the child and resume.
03/08/20 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
“Maine’s 200th: Music of Early Maine” is the DaPonte String Quartet’s tribute to Maine’s Bicentennial. We are joined by guest artist Eric LaPerna, percussion for a program that highlights significant events along Maine’s pre-statehood timeline (from the 16th to the early 19th centuries), with selected music to share some of the cultural influences.
When we learned about the notated songs of Membertou (c. early 1500s-1611), a major shaman-chief of the Mi’kmaq nation, the idea for this program began to percolate. What music might there have been, as so many different people explored, fished, and colonized Maine’s rocky coast and European influences began to permeate the land? But we have only a scant trace of documented music from northeastern North America in this early period, making the written record of Membertou’s songs, and one young colonial bachelor’s dance book found in Topsham, so valuable.
We know that music played a vital role in indigenous communities, that European sailors sang chanteys to accompany their work, and that all communities blessed their watercraft with traditional music. Noblemen and naval captains would have heard the latest music in Europe. French Jesuit missionaries brought their musical liturgy and passed it on to new generations of Catholics. Publications of the latest English dance tunes sold like hotcakes when they arrived in Boston in the 18th century. But aside from such generalities, we can only speculate about what music might have been in the air, and crossing the seas, “earworms” perhaps, of the people who lived in what we now call Maine.
The chronological arc of this program of early Maine music traces a long period of lasting European colonization in the region. Over time English military forces in combination with colonial and imperial policies as well as deadly pathogens that devastated native villages led to Euro-American dominance in the region. In the face of this onslaught, Native American persistence in Maine, and the trans-national northeast more broadly, stands as a witness to a remarkable human accomplishment built upon the adaptive skills and knowledge that are the foundation of indigenous cultures and societies.
03/08/20 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Emily Isaacson, Director
Tenebrae: From Darkness to Light
Saturday, March 7, 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 8, 3:00 p.m.
Welcome the return of light with a candlelight concert and music by Palestrina, Hildegard von Bingen, Pärt, Allegri, and MacMillan.
Featuring Amethyst Chamber Ensemble
Advance tickets are available only through Brown Paper Tickets. Go to brownpapertickets.com/profile/1143574 or call 1-800-838-3006.
For more information, visit oratoriochorale.org or call 207-577-3931.
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