Experience firsthand capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form that combines dance, music, language, and acrobatics with Waterville-based capoeirista Kenny Harris. Kenny has worked with renowned capoeira mestres and will lead participants of all experience levels through the elements of the form. Developed by enslaved Africans in Brazil during the 16th century, capoeira is practiced all…

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Stop by to experience an open rehearsal as Palaver Strings joins forces with the genre-defying chamber ensemble Warp Trio to present Affirmation. You can come and go as you please during this window of time. This program centers music and stories that have been suppressed or misrepresented in mainstream media narratives. At the heart of…

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This movement class celebrates the positive impact that the arts can have on connecting with our community, enriching our lives, and bettering our health. Join in the fun as we share stories, move our bodies, and make dances about anything and everything. No dance experience is required. Although this class is primarily engaging older adults…

Presented by the Colby Museum’s Lunder Institute for American Art Dread Scott imagines a world free of oppression and exploitation, with resistance and liberation at the forefront. During this talk, the artist will present a range of work from the past 30 years that address themes of American identity and patriotism, including the criminalization of…

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Please join us for an Open House at Colby’s Arts Collaborative at 18 Main Street on Friday, September 17th. This event is open to the Colby community and the general public. From 11 am – 4 pm, guests will be able to meet the teaching artists of 18 Main Street as they demonstrate the free…

Learn Chinese language through art-related instructional activities. Each participant will get weekly packets of study materials and supplies for traditional Chinese arts like ink painting, calligraphy, crafts, literature, drama, and dance. This online camp is for beginning Chinese learners entering third, fourth, and fifth grades from Central Maine. Online art and language classes will be…

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