PechaKucha Biddeford is coming!

Wednesday, July 17, starting at 7:20pm. Each presentation is 6:40 minutes. Informal social gathering next door at Elements following presentations where you can talk with the presenters. $5 suggested donation at the door. Hear the stories of 8 interesting people talk about what makes them tick, what they do, what

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Three Point Perspective: The Van Campens of Maine

“The Wyeths may be the most prominent Maine artist family, but there are many more who have generated creative breeding grounds for several generations of artists.” Britta Konau, The Free Press Read the full interview here. Susan Headley Van Campen: I like to paint what I that strikes me at the

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Paper Bull Puppets slated for July 7

$5 at the door for one child under 12 + one adult. Paper Bull Puppets Invites you to come see their new puppet play WISHES. Meet Sea Gods, Fairies, Parrots, and a little girl named Lulu who has a lamp she’s convinced is magic. WISHES is a creative telling of

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Nervous Energy : An exhibition by Kate Russo and Tom Butler

Engine will host an opening reception for “Nervous Energy,” an exhibition of recent work by Kate Russo and Tom Butler, on Friday, May 31 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. during the Biddeford+Saco ArtWalk. The show will run through June 22. Using colored pencil on paper, Russo’s work is an

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Biddeford+Saco Arts+Culture Alliance formed

A group of Biddeford and Saco arts and culture organizations have formed a new alliance called the Biddeford + Saco Arts + Cultural Alliance. BSACA for short, the group’s mission is to market the two cities as a tourist destination and to implement the Twin Cities Cultural Plan. The formation

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FOURFOLD: A LITERARY EVENING

On Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m., the Biddeford-based community arts organization Engine will host “Fourfold: One Evening, Four Exciting New Publications.” The literary event will celebrate four new publications. The evening will feature a series of pithy readings, great beer, conversation, and a table of literary goodies available for

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WARP AND WEFT

Engine is pleased to support these five young artists from the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies…Penn Chan, Chloé Crettien, Kerry Ensinger, Lauren Lamont, and Thalassa Raasch. Warp and Weft will feature their work started at SALT and continued upon completion of the program. The show will run from May 5 through May

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Announcing Soft Circuit Saturdays

Join maker Angela Sheehan of Soft Circuit Saturdays and learn to sew with LEDs and conductive thread in this introduction to soft circuits. Make a light up embroidery piece or add lights to an existing piece of clothing or textiles. A fabric ‘firefly’ template will be provided to use, but

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LITLAB with JOSHUA BODWELL

The Art of the Short Story, taught by writer and director of the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance Joshua Bodwell, will be held for four Saturdays in April at Engine. Cost is $120 for 12 hours…a real value for anyone interested in taking their craft to the next level. Read

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Your Brain on Art Opens March 8

“Your Brain on Art” exhibition focuses on raising awareness around brain safety, brain injury and recovery, and chronic pain BIDDEFORD—The Biddeford arts organization Engine, in collaboration with the University of New England’s Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, will host an opening reception for “Your Brain on Art” on Friday,

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