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The Central Maine Growth Council aims to help grow businesses in central Maine. In this interview we sat down with Elaine Theriault, Development Coordinator for the Council, to discuss their upcoming job fair at T & B’s Celebration Center on Kennedy Memorial Drive in Waterville coming up this May 2 from 12-4PM.
For more information, visit www.centralmaine.org/resources/job-fair
Common Street Arts’ newest exhibit, which opens April 11, is called Side by Side and features two contemporary artists Cassie Jones and Will Sears. Both artists will participate in an artists talk at the gallery on Main Street in Waterville on April 26 at 5:30. Their talk will be immediately followed by music from Danika + the Jeb. In this edition of C What’s On we caught up with Will Sears to discuss his style of art and the upcoming show.
For more details, visit www.watervillecreates.org »
Maine’s version of Dancing with the Stars is the Kennebec Valley Realtors Association’s Dancing with the Realtors, which is scheduled for its 7th season on April 6 at Thomas College gymnasium in Waterville. This week we visit with Jill Huard of Century 21 Surette Realty and Heidi Pepin of Sprague and Curtis Realty the organizers of this year’s dance competition that benefits Habitat for Humanity other housing related causes. In this interview, you’ll find out how this fun event has generated more than $100,000 to help with housing needs in the region.
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This week on C What’s On, we caught up with Tamsen Brooke Warner, the Executive Director of the Waterville Opera House, to discuss the upcoming production of the Mel Brooks classic, The Producers, the musical, which begins on April 6.
For more information, visit www.operahouse.org/event/producers1
Lucky Clark of Sweden, Maine has been honored by The Blues Foundation with an Lifetime Achievement Award. The 2018 Keeping the Blues Alive Award was presented to Lucky in Memphis recently for his more than 49 years of writing about the Blues here in Maine. We caught up with Lucky to discuss the award and to get some insight on some of his more famous interviewees like BB King.
The Sexual Assault and Crisis Center’s One in Five 5K is scheduled for April 29. This week on C What’s On we caught up with Executive Director, Donna Strickler and Sara Fifield to discuss the benefit to sponsors for this event and some of the highlights for this 7th annual 5K at Thomas College.
More details at www.silentnomore.org/one-in-five-5k-2018
One of Maine’s hottest new acts stopped by the C What’s On studio to share their music and let us get to know a bit more about them. Sean and Jamie Oshima—Oshima Brothers—took some time off from their tour to tell us how the they make their music.
Check them out and listen to some of their latest songs at https://www.oshimabrothers.com/ »
Most people are not aware that we have a circus program here in Maine. In this interview, we caught up with Michael Trautman, Artistic Director of the Circus of Maine, which offers classes and performances in their facility at Thompsons Point right near the bus depot/train station in South Portland. Their classes are aimed at those who’ve dreamed about running away to join the circus, and now they don’t have to. Their performances feature their students and a full array of traveling professionals and are guaranteed to delight young and old.
Aqua City Actors Theatre (ACAT) is performing Maine playwright John Cariani’s Almost Maine starting January 12 in Studio 93 on Main Street in Waterville and running until January 21. This week we sat down with Director Joe Klapatch and actress Marie Cormier to discuss this show, which is a look at love and loss in a fictional Maine town.
This week we caught up with Deputy Chief William Bonney of the Waterville Police Department to discuss the 2nd Annual Musicians for HOPE Concert to benefit Operation HOPE. Proceeds from this show help to send people suffering with addiction to treatment centers. Also joining us were musicians Will McPherson and Eric Lunt who volunteer their time performing for this important cause that helped 36 people get treatment last year.