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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.
As most listener’s remember, C What’s On became a supporter of Maine’s Hire-A-Vet campaign and interviewed Mark Cafiso when this year’s campaign launched back in August. Mark dropped by with one of the HAV business partners, Robin Doody of Eastern Maine Healthcare, and one of their recruiters, Dennis Arnold, who was hired through the Hire-A-Vet campaign. In today’s interview, all three update us on the success of this year’s campaign.
Read more about this great initiative at http://www.mainecareercenter.gov/hireavet.shtml
This week on C What’s On, we welcomed in Jeri Bowers, MDI Biological Laboratory’s Director of Development and Public Affairs, who spoke with us about some exciting developments in the field of regenerative medicine that are happening right here in Maine!
For more information about MDI Biological Laboratory, visit mdibl.org
Today we welcomed in Terrill Waldman from Tandem Glass into the studio. Hear our discussion on their 2 upcoming open houses—December 2nd and 9th—featuring their custom glass work and much more!
The Annotated Taming: or, Out of the Saddle, Into the Dirt is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew by Colby’s Toby Bercovici. This interview explores in some detail the development of this important work, which opens at the Strider Theater at Colby College on December 1.
Waterville Rocks!, a free, family-friendly outdoor summer concert series in Castonguay Square, is in the running for a $25,000 Levitt AMP grant to expand from a 4-week series to a 10-week series next summer. A successful campaign for Waterville Rocks! depends on community participation to get as many online votes as possible.