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Page 26 THE QUODDY TIDES 13 January, 1984 14k.2,00__4-2 JANUARY 14 and JANUARY 15 UNITED CEREBRAL PALS&apos;/TELE- THON. W%'II Channel 7, with Noel Paul Stookey and Tim Sample. SUNDAY-JANUARY 15 FILM: "Changed Lives". United Metho- dist Church, West Lubec, 6 PM. MONDAY-JANUARY 16 MEETING: Lubec Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Fire Station. 7 PM. MEETING: Eastport Memorial Auxiliary. Memorial Nursing Home, 7:30 PM. WEDNESDAY-JANUARY 18 MEETING: Willow Brook Rebekah Lodge, Pembroke, practice Degree meet- ing, 7:30 in downstairs hall. Members and officers urged to attend. THURSDAY-JANUARY 19 MEETING: Monthly meeting of Ladies Social Union, Lubec Congregational Christian Church, 7:30 PM. WEDNESDAY-JANUARY 25 MEETING: Eastport Chamber of Com- merce, Elementary School, .7 PM. OPEN HOUSE: Perry Volunteer Fire Department, 10 to 2. Light refreshments. OPEN HOUSE: Down East Health Ser- vices, 7 Palmer St., Calais, 12 to 4:30 PM ANNUAL MEETING: Eastport Non- Profit Housing, Waterview Terrace, Sen- ior Citizens' Center, 7 PM. M.P.B.N.-TV I Specials SATURDAY-JANUARY 14 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE BASKET- BALL-Maine vs. Brooklyn. 2 PM. SOAPBOX-A new series which specific- ally looks at the views and concerns of teenagers by providing a forum for teens to express their own opinions. Premiere. 6:30 PM. SUNDAY-JANUARY 15 BARBARA'S WORLD OF HORSES AND PONIES. Premiere. 7:30 PM. MONDAY-JANUARY 16 FRONTLINE: "Crisis at General Hospi- tal'. New season. 8 PM. TUESDAY-JANUARY 17 AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE: "'The Ghost Writer". A sensitive and deeply moving portrait of a young artist, based on the best-selling novel by Philip Roth. 9 PM. WEDNESDAY-JANUARY 18 SMITHSONIAN WORLD: "Time and Light." This seven*part series draws upon the vast resources of the Smithsonian Institution. 8:000 PM. DIFFERENT KETTLE OF FISH. How to use different under-utilized fish and shellfish in tasty, quick, inexpensive sea- food dishes. 9:00 PM. THURSDAY-JANUARY 19 ENTERPRISE: "Hard News". The world of business, using Harvard Business School's "case study approach". 8:30 PM SATURDAY-JANUARY 21 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE BASKET- BALL. Maine versus Vermont. 2:00 PM. UNIVERSITY OF MAINE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL. I0:00 PM. SUNDAY-JANUARY 22 A CONCERT WITH THE UNIVERSITY SINGERS. Simulcast with MPBN Radio. 10:30 PM. WEDNESDAY-JANUARY 25 A WALK THROUGH THE 20TH CEN- TURY WITH BILL MOYERS. "T. R. and His Tirnes"-Theodore Roosevelt is the topic of this discussion. 8:00 PM. Scholarships available for Maine artists Tx;o lull >cholarship',. ,atued at 53. 000 each. xilI be a\\;alded to Maine at- i>ts It* attel/d the Sknxhe<an Scho,H of Paintin and Sculpture duing the 1984 e,q,m. I)e:dlile t,i apphcatiun i, l-:eh- !ualx. 2,. ('}[ll,,esof>tud, :it the ,c]l<,u]. hich ;:It?, tl,Jn June 21 h* AHgtl,[ 23. iI]Chlv{C paimlll:, ,,cttlpture and frebco. The sxx ,tudent, in lhc pTt,gram are selected tl oln ,.llllOng the II/OS[ talen{ed UI,dtILI[O'-; t}t" al I scllt,k)ls and unlvei 51t :tit depdrmleilts [hFiRlghoLlt [lie COUrt[r\\;. Sctnqa ship applicant can receive a schocH blochure and application fnrm> tl,ml Skoxhegan Scholarships, 15 Wal- ton St.. Portland. ME 04103. The Margumite and William Zorach Scholarship has been awarded by the Maine Committee for the Skowhegan School since 1909. Bernard "'Blackie" Langlais was a student at Skowhegan as well as a visiting lecturer. He received the Maine Committee's Distinguished Artist Award in 1975, shortly before his death. In 1979, a second Maine scholarship was established in his name. Started in 1946 by Willard Cummings with several artist friends and located on the Cummings family farm outside Skew- began, the school was designed to help young painters and sculptors make the transition from student to professional artist. Now directed by Sidney Simon, one of the original founders, the school is staffed by six resident contemporary artists chosen annually, Among the six visiting lecturers this summer will be nationally acclaimed Katherine Portm from Lincolnville and New Yorker Rob- ert MotherwelI. The school has gained an international reputation unachievable by most institutions which operate only on a summer basis. "Different Kettle of Fish" airs on MPBN-TV - Jan. 1 The subject is seafood when "Differ- ent Kettle of Fish", a Maine Public Broad- casting Network (MPBN) Television spec- ial airs Wednesday, January 18 at 9:00 p.m. on all Maine public television sta- tions. Host Raquel Boehmer takes view- ers along on an interview with a fisher- man, an examination of a supermarket seafood counter and, finally, into her, own Monhegan Island kitchen for a demonstration in preparing a unique dinner entree featuring cusk. "Different Kettle of Fish" is designed to acquaint television audiences with the selection and preparation of seafood based meals. Raquel Boehmer demon- strates that fish can be not only nutri- tious, but also an inexpensive and tasty UMM receives $10,000 award for Performing Arts Center The tlearst Foundation, Inc. has axarded tire L'nivesit\\; of Marne at Machias a grailt of S l 0,000 for the acqui- sition of theatre arts capital equipment to be used in the Performing Arts Center. Equipment to he made available with these funds will include a portable \\;vood- en stage, backdrop, scrim, flats, alumi- nl.ml braces, doors, windows and non-skid floor plates. On receipt of the Hearst a\\;ard, Presi- dent of UMM. Frederic Reynolds, said, "This substantial grant will inmlediately entrance our versatility in offering our campus and public audiences live artis- tic performances not previously available. The equipment is absolutely necessary to engage quality touring performers, to create a total theatre experience for audiences and to provide practical exper- ience for our students who participate in drama and music courses." Reynolds further commented that through Stage Front: The Arts Downeast, UMM's cul- tural events series, the campus intends to work with local schools in providing spec- ial educational opportunities in the Per- forming Arts Center. and in generating greater audience attendance for drama, music festivals and other special attrac- tions. The Performing Arts Center opened in October of 1983 in a renovated gymnas- ium section of Powers Hall, the adminis- tration building on campus. Principal funding for the Center itself was made possible by an initial donation of $108, 000 from John and Norma Marin of Addi- son, accrued interest on those funds, pri- vate donations generated through a pub- lic fund-raising campaign, and from Uni- versity capital funds. 8 food. The program is followed by a live call-in segment so that viewers may give reactions to the program, ask questions and make suggestions. Producer/Director James Bisson has videotaped "Different Kettle of Fish" at various locations on the Maine coast and at the Monhegan Island home of Raquel Boehmer. Produced by MPBN, it is funded, in part, by the Sea Grant Col- lege Program, University of Maine. It can be seen on MPBN-TV: Ch. 12 Orono; Ch. 26 Biddeford; Ch. 10 Presque Isle; Ch. 13 Calais and on WCBB, Ch. i0 Lewiston. It can also be seen on cable TV systems throughout Maine, the Marl- times and a portion of Quebec. A t/antic Cultural Alliance formed The Atlantic Cultural Alliance/Alliance Culturelle Atlantique established itself as a bi-nationai organization at a meeting held in Woodstock. N.B. on January 7. Over two years in the planning, the Alli- ance adopted a set of by-laws and also elected an executive committee and officers. The Alliance includes cultural organi- zations in Maine and New Brunswick who have "long felt a need for such a bi-na- tional forum on the arts", said Dr. Charles E. Closser, Jr., newly elected moderator of the Alliance. He added that this may be the first such bi-nation- al organization to become fore, ally est- ablished. The stated objective of the Alliance is to promote, encourage and increase the presentation of the arts in Canada and the U.S. and to help promote cultur- al exchanges between the two countries. Officers elected at the Woodstock meeting are Charles E. Closser, Jr. of the University of Maine at Fort Kent, Mod- erator; Annemarie Couturier, President of the New Brunswick Arts Council, Assoc- iate Moderator; and Jean Goheen of the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Sec- retary-Treasurer. In addition to the officers, other mem- bers of the executive committee include Donald Cyr, l'Association Culturelle et Historique du Mont Carmet, Lille, Maine; Malcomm Hurrle, Carleton-Victoria Arts Council. A sixth seat on the executive committee will be filled by a represen- tative of the Maine-Arts Sponsors Assoc- iation. Also attending this organizational meeting was Louis H. Bursey of the Resti- gouche Cultural Association, Tide Head, N.B.; Margaret Beattie of the Woodstock Arts Council, Woodstock, N.B.; Rindy Austin of the Council of the Arts, Fred- ericton, N.B.; Barbara Kendall of Culture- fest, Calais, Me.; Alan Morehouse of the New Brunswick Arts Council, Frederic- ton, N.B.; Boyd Pryor of l'Association Culturelle et Historique du Mont Carmel, Lille, Me.; Hugette Desjardens of l'Assoc- iation Culturelle du Haut St. Jean Edmun- dston, N.B.; Etta Closser of the Valley - Patrons of the Arts, Fort Kent, Me.; and Susanne Alexander of the Department of Historical and Cultural Resources for the Province of New Brunswick. The meeting was followed by a dinner and entertainment was provided by the Meduxnekeag Chamber Players. The days events were hosted by the New Bruns- wick Arts Council Inc. with the assist- ance of the Woodstock Arts Council and the New Brunswick Department of His- torical and Cultural Resources. Membership to the Alliance is open to any non-profit organization or govern- mental unit engaged in the presentation of the arts. Plans are now being made for a membership drive this spring. A June meeting is also being planned to discuss possible block booking procedures be- tween the two countries and border cross- ing problems encountered by both art- ists presentors. TOURISTS - LODGING SiX THIRD STREET EASTPORT, MAINE 04631 Phone 207-853-2350 /I (