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“Well THAT Happened” Story Slam on Fri., Jan. 18

Did something happen as you intended or did it take an unexpected turn? Maybe you found yourself muttering “well THAT worked” or maybe even screaming it. We want to hear that true, first-person story at the next Words Unleashed! Story Slam on Friday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. The theme of the slam is “well THAT worked,” Join the Jesup and emcee Jeff Miller, and share the story that had you uttering that phrase. Continue reading ““Well THAT Happened” Story Slam on Fri., Jan. 18″

Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series: George Rossi on Sun., Jan. 6

Guitarist George Rossi has been playing music for more than fifty years. Join him at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. for his concert “Cover to Cover” which features some of his favorite tunes on the guitar and harmonica. This concert is part of the Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series. Continue reading “Sundays at the Jesup Winter Concert Series: George Rossi on Sun., Jan. 6”

Biea Duette Lecture and Concert on Thurs., Jan. 3

This summer Phoebe Durand-McDonnell and Celeste Mittelhauser, who perform as a duo called Biea Duette, traveled to the Czech Republic to study Baroque music. Join them at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. as they talk about their time in the country, show photographs, and give a small concert featuring Baroque harp and voice as they share some of the music they studied. Continue reading “Biea Duette Lecture and Concert on Thurs., Jan. 3”

The Write Stuff Story Showcase on Thurs., Dec. 13

Join students from Conners Emerson as they showcase their storytelling skills at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 3:30 p.m.

The students have spent the six weeks working on oral storytelling with Andrew Simon of the Barn Arts Collective as part of “The Write Stuff: A Program to Nurture Tomorrow’s Story Makers.”  The Write Stuff is a collaborative program between Conners Emerson School,  MDI High School, and the Jesup Memorial Library that is funded by a grant from the Maine State Library. The program is designed to help kids become storytellers in three different ways, orally, in writing and through poetry. Continue reading “The Write Stuff Story Showcase on Thurs., Dec. 13”