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[Switch~] Plays Martínez, Sheehan, Graham, & Romitelli

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

A new music ensemble for the 21st century, the is dedicated to the creation of new works for chamber ensemble. This concert will take the audience through recently written music based on soundwalks, elements of machinery, Latin American literature, and migration.

Free

Forgotten Peoples

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Directed by Eric Christopher Perry, the Colby College Collegium’s debut at Greene Block + Studios in downtown Waterville explores repertory from Estonian composers performed or premiered at the end of the Cold War. The program comprises popular, folk, and nationalistic vocal music from Estonia’s “Singing Revolution,” a historic, non-violent protest of occupation by the former […]

Free

FIRST FRIDAY AT GREENE BLOCK + STUDIOS

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

This First Friday, Celebrate Creativity with a Community-Wide Upcycled Fashion Show! Join participants from Kim Bernard’s Upcycled Wearables Workshops to create your own upcycled looks and debut them on the runway at Greene Block + Studios. Bring your own materials or pull from Kim’s stash to design and construct clothing, adornments, accessories, sculptures, anything wearable from functional […]

Free

First Friday with Tender Table

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

For March's First Friday, join Lunder Institute Residential Fellow Veronica Perez and their co-organizer Stacey Tran for an evening of art, music and poetry focusing on Black and Brown voices from Maine. Stemming from Perez’s developing sculptural work composed of hair and storytelling, this event invites audiences to consider their own intimate experiences of identity […]

Free

Classical Music Night

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

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Elm City Small Press Fest

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Friday, November 19, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Elm City Small Press Fest is a community event that focuses on independent publishing in the Maine region. The event highlights contemporary print and publishing culture while activating conversations around creative labor and commerce as viable artistic practices. The goal […]

Free
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Elm City Small Press Fest

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Friday, November 19, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Elm City Small Press Fest is a community event that focuses on independent publishing in the Maine region. The event highlights contemporary print and publishing culture while activating conversations around creative labor and commerce as viable artistic practices. The goal […]

Free
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Capoeira

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Experience firsthand capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form that combines dance, music, language, and acrobatics with Waterville-based capoeirista Kenny Harris. Kenny has worked with renowned capoeira mestres and will lead participants of all experience levels through the elements of the form. Developed by enslaved Africans in Brazil during the 16th century, capoeira is practiced all […]

Free
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Capoeira

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Experience firsthand capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form that combines dance, music, language, and acrobatics with Waterville-based capoeirista Kenny Harris. Kenny has worked with renowned capoeira mestres and will lead participants of all experience levels through the elements of the form. Developed by enslaved Africans in Brazil during the 16th century, capoeira is practiced all […]

Free
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Capoeira

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Experience firsthand capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form that combines dance, music, language, and acrobatics with Waterville-based capoeirista Kenny Harris. Kenny has worked with renowned capoeira mestres and will lead participants of all experience levels through the elements of the form. Developed by enslaved Africans in Brazil during the 16th century, capoeira is practiced all […]

Free

Recurring

Capoeira

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Experience firsthand capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form that combines dance, music, language, and acrobatics with Waterville-based capoeirista Kenny Harris. Kenny has worked with renowned capoeira mestres and will lead participants of all experience levels through the elements of the form. Developed by enslaved Africans in Brazil during the 16th century, capoeira is practiced all […]

Free
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Screen Printing Workshops with Hope Rovelto

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Little Chair Printing will be offering workshops where you can learn how to screen print a t-shirt. This workshop is designed for just one-day drop-in or make it a recurring process to learn more and print more designs. You will have a chance to create your one of a kind one-color t-shirt design. Feel free […]

Free
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Screen Printing Workshops with Hope Rovelto

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Little Chair Printing will be offering workshops where you can learn how to screen print a t-shirt. This workshop is designed for just one-day drop-in or make it a recurring process to learn more and print more designs. You will have a chance to create your one of a kind one-color t-shirt design. Feel free […]

Free

2 Cent Talks – Celebrating the Verbal Arts in Maine

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Graphic Melee is an emcee, producer, DJ, and audio engineer dedicated to heavy beats, dusty vinyl, and dirty synthesizers. He is the resident DJ for Portland’s Monday of The Minds, Maine’s only Hip-Hop showcase for local and national touring acts. He is the curator of Todayinhiphophistory.com, a blog with 130k+ followers, and a multi-instrumentalist Berklee […]

Free
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Screen Printing Workshops with Hope Rovelto

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Little Chair Printing will be offering workshops where you can learn how to screen print a t-shirt. This workshop is designed for just one-day drop-in or make it a recurring process to learn more and print more designs. You will have a chance to create your one of a kind one-color t-shirt design. Feel free […]

Free
Recurring

Screen Printing Workshops with Hope Rovelto

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Little Chair Printing will be offering workshops where you can learn how to screen print a t-shirt. This workshop is designed for just one-day drop-in or make it a recurring process to learn more and print more designs. You will have a chance to create your one of a kind one-color t-shirt design. Feel free […]

Free

The Music of José Martinez Concert

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

For our opening concert, we are pleased to introduce composer and sound sculptor, José Martínez who joins the Music Department this fall. Martínez’s music has been heard to wide acclaim throughout the Americas and Europe.  In his debut concert at Colby, we will hear a wide range of his collaborative works that combine electronics with […]

Free

Awakening Your Performance, a Workshop with Leymis Bolanos Wilmott

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

This community class invites movers of all ages and experiences to warm the body up from the inside out, using the floor, stationary and locomotive movement. Participants will then work on pushing their performance boundaries and qualities by making real connections and igniting calls and responses from within the community of movers. The use of […]

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Open Door Rehearsal: José Martinez and Leymis Bolanos Wilmott

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Join composer and sound sculptor, José Martínez along with experienced mover and choreographer Leymis Bolaños Wilmott, as they open their doors for observers to freely walk in and out of their rehearsal process. Open door encourages you to come and go as you wish, allowing for spectators to catch a glimpse of the creative process […]

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Upcycled Shoulder Bag Workshop

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Wednesdays, September 22 and 29, 2021, 4 pm - 6 pm In this 2 week workshop, participants will create their own 100% upcycled shoulder bag using a coffee bean sack, an old sheet, and an innertube for the strap. This one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly bag is perfect for shopping, a  laptop, gym gear, or an overnight bag. […]

Arcadia

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Sam Nester’s Arcadia for Colby College is a site-specific, immersive sound and light installation that transforms the biorhythms of Maine native plants to live music and corresponding light cues. September 28 - October 29, open to the public Tuesdays - Fridays, 11 am - 7 pm Click here for more on the newly dedicated Greene […]

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Upcycled Shoulder Bag Workshop

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Wednesdays, September 22 and 29, 2021, 4 pm - 6 pm In this 2 week workshop, participants will create their own 100% upcycled shoulder bag using a coffee bean sack, an old sheet, and an innertube for the strap. This one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly bag is perfect for shopping, a  laptop, gym gear, or an overnight bag. […]

Creative Aging Workshop

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

Every Wednesday, September 22 - October 27, 2021, 10 am - 11 am This movement class for older adults celebrates the positive impact that the arts can have on connecting with our community, enriching our lives, and bettering our health. Join in the fun as we share stories, move our bodies, and make dances about […]

Free

2 Cent Talks: Phuc Tran and Kristen Case

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

2 Cent Talks - Celebrating the verbal arts in Maine.  Phuc Tran has been a high school Latin teacher for more than twenty years while also simultaneously establishing himself as a highly sought-after tattooer in the Northeast. Tran graduated Bard College in 1995 with a BA in Classics and received the Callanan Classics Prize. He […]

Free

Arts Collaborative Open House

Greene Block + Studios 18 Main Street, Waterville, ME

This event is open to the Colby community and the general public.  From 11 am - 4 pm, guests will be able to meet the teaching artists of 18 Main Street as they demonstrate the free workshops that will be offered to the community. Arts education opportunities include screen printing, music-making, movement, creative aging, and […]

Free
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