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08/09/2017 – Westerhoff/RFA Music Camp

Westerhoff/RFA Music Camp
Mon – Fri, August 7-11, 2017, 9 AM – 3 PM.
RFA Lakeside Theater and other Rangeley locations

Sponsored by the Westerhoff Family Foundation, the Maine Community Foundation, the Maine Arts Commission and the RFA.

Make great music and great friends at the Westerhoff-RFA Music Camp this summer!

This week-long camp offers campers the chance to learn from music teachers who have a proven ability to work with youth. Activities alternate between individual instruction, practice, and performance to group lessons, music-making and fun musicianship classes. Campers learn to play music with others, write music and advance their individual skills. Each day will include group singing and a noontime outdoor recreational period.  On Friday, campers will showcase all that they have learned in a performance for family and friends.

Ages: 8-18
Instruments: All instruments and voice
Prerequisite/eligibility: 6 months experience playing an instrument or studying voice, or singing in a group setting (chorus or choir); students with no previous musical experience are also encouraged to apply and will be considered for participation on an individual basis.
Camp Size: A maximum of 20 students working both individually and in small and large groups.
Location: RFA Lakeside Theater and other downtown locations in Rangeley, Maine.
Dates, Time: August 7-11, 9 AM – 3 PM. Before and after hours available for additional fee.
Instructors: David Iskowitz of Westerhoff School of Music, Timothy Macek of Howard University, and Erin Smith: Music Instructor at RLRS. 
Tuition: $200. for the week (financial aid available); ($50 nonrefundable deposit required upon registration)
Application: Final deadline: July 22, but we recommend early registration to ensure placement.

For Registration form, Click HERE.

Click here for Tuition Assistance Form

The Westerhoff/RFA Music Camp is presented by the Westerhoff School of Music and the Rangeley Friends of the Arts. It is supported by grants from the Maine Community Foundation and the Maine Arts Commission.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Recertification Course

The best and most comprehensive course of its kind, WFA offers relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.  Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. It is targeted to the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short…

08/03/2017 – Art in August

Art in August – Art Show and Sale

Thursday, August 3, 2017
10 am – 4 pm, Oquossoc Park in Downtown Oquossoc

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ 37th annual “Art in August” will be held in the heart of Oquossoc Village. Always the first Thursday in August, the show will take place on August 3rd from 10 AM to 4 PM.  Artists’ exhibits will be in the Oquossoc Park.  Come see this year’s offerings as the tradition of presenting fine art and fine craft continues in the Rangeley Lakes Region.

Oquossoc Village is a location sure to please visitors and patrons of fine art and fine craft.  All amenities are within easy walking distance of the artists’ displays and there is ample parking.  Local restaurants and grocers will happily accommodate your desire for lunch or refreshments so you can visit each exhibitor and make selections at your leisure.

Prizes will be awarded in both fine art and fine craft categories.  Ribbons will be awarded early so that throughout the day, the public can enjoy viewing the winning pieces.

08/03/2017 – Lily Webber, Mixed Media

Lily Gacki Webber – Mixed Media
July 26 – August 21, 2017 at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery in the Lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street, Rangeley.

Regular hours at 10 – 2, Mon through Thurs and will be open at other times when the theater is open for an event.

08/03/2017 – TEEN Drama Week

08/03/2017 – TEEN Drama Week

RFA TEEN Drama Week
July 31 – August 4, 2016, 9:30 AM – 3 PM

RFA Lakeside Theater

Exclusively Sponsored by The Rangeley Lakes Resort.

Let’s Get Into the act!
for students entering 7th grade through 12th grade or age 13 through 18 years old

The week will combine improvisation, scene work and developing onstage skills for young actors. Performers will play games and work creatively to explore character development, movement, and story-telling. The camp will include the rehearsal of a short show to be performed at the end of the week.

ACT… LAUGH… LEARN

LOTS OF FUN… During the week we will produce a show and focus on the following topics: improvisation, scene work, developing the character, movement, story-telling, reaching your objectives, and developing on-stage skills.

Talley Murphy has directed the RFA teens for the last three years, and has been involved with RFA and Dodgeball Theatre summer youth programs since 2008. She studies theatre at Barnard College, where she’s currently completing her senior thesis in directing. Most recently, Talley directed Romeo and Juliet for Awake At 3, A Midsummer Night’s Dream for RFA teens, Macbeth in the Basement for the Capital Fringe Festival and A Wrinkle in Time for Columbia University Players. Talley’s work focuses on young artists, collaborative productions, and classical texts.

SPACE IS LIMITED – Registrations accepted on first come -first served basis. The cost for the week of fun and professional instruction: $150.  For more details contact: Millie Hoekstra: 207-864-2963 or milliehoek@gmail.com

Click HERE for Registration form.

07/28/2017 – Lily Webber, Mixed Media

Lily Gacki Webber – Mixed Media
July 26 – August 21, 2017 at the Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery in the Lobby of the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main Street, Rangeley.

Regular hours at 10 – 2, Mon through Thurs and will be open at other times when the theater is open for an event.

07/11/2017 – Drama Camp for ages 7-12

Drama CampJuly 10-14, 2017
9:30 AM – 3:00 PM, RFA Lakeside Theater

Exclusively Sponsored by Town & Lake Motel & Cottages.

Drama Camp is for students entering second grade through sixth grade, or ages 7-12.

The morning will include dramatic skill development, with lots of games and creative activities.  Included will be work in PANTOMIME, STORY TELLING, CREATING CHARACTERS, ENVIRONMENTS, EMOTIONS, IMPROVISATIONS and CREATIVE MOVEMENT.

The afternoon time slot will focus on production work.  This time will be used primarily on rehearsing the selected show to be shared at the end of the week.

Where: RFA Lakeside Theater
When: July  10-14, 2017  9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Who: Students entering 2nd grade through 6th grade. Ages 7-12
Cost for a week of fun and professional instruction: $150
Director: Anne Crump is a resident of Methuen, Massachusetts. Having received her BFA in Acting from Drake University she is excited to get creative with the children who summer in Rangeley. Anne has also studied at the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. You may have seen Anne on stage here in Rangeley as well as in Farmington.

For more details contact: Millie Hoekstra 207-864-2963 or milliehoek@gmail.com

The Wilhelm Reich Museum Opens for Season

The Wilhelm Reich Museum Opens for Season

Rangeley, Maine — Orgonon, The Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley, will open for the 2017 season on Saturday, July 1st. Few places in the world combine the intellectual fascination and raw natural beauty of Orgonon, home of one of the 20th century’s most controversial figures, Austrian born physician-scientist Wilhelm Reich. The Wilhelm Reich…

03/17/2017 – Luck of the Irish Night

Luck of the Irish Night
Fri. Mar. 17, 2017 Supper – 5 p.m. Music – 6 p.m. At the Phillips Area Community Center (PACC), 21 Depot St. Featuring (Almost) Close Enough – Mike Worthley, Jack Harvey, Mike O’ Brien, Gary & Lois Hall, Brent Lafflin. Admission – One (1) unscratched lottery ticket or $5 donation. Food welcomed Proceeds benefit PACC Maintenance Fund. Contact Winona – 639-4296 and leave a message.

01/30/2017 – Rebecca Corrie

Phillips Professor of Art and Visual Culture at Bates, Corrie offers a talk on Islamic art and architecture in conjunction with the Museum of Art exhibition “Phantom Punch”.

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