We are sad to announce the passing on Saturday of Sally Grover. Sally was a fixture with Freeport Players for decades. Audiences enjoyed her as one of the sisters in Arsenic & Old Lace (2002), Sally Bowles’ “Grandma” Kit Kat girl in Cabaret (1999), the Old Lady Who Lived In a Shoe in Who Pushed… [Read More]
ACAF and Nordica Theatre are pleased to present screenings of two films with Maine connections as part of Maine Film Center’s Maine in the Movies series. On March 11 at 7pm see A Stolen Life (1946), starring and produced by Bette Davis. Mark Griffin, author and film historian, will present a 15-minute intro to the… [Read More]
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This site is under construction…and it always will be. Local artists will create new work. Cultural groups will keep connecting us with human history and heritage. New events and performances will be planned. This site is a place to call attention to all that activity. We invite you to contribute to this virtual kiosk. Submit an event… [Read More]
The Town Council unanimously approved ACAF’s request for $133K in Destination Freeport TIF funds for the creation of an arts and cultural center in the First Parish Church building at 40 Main Street. THANK YOU to the Council and the many supporters who attended the meeting, spoke at the meeting, and sent letters of support… [Read More]
We are so thankful to the community of Freeport, the Maine Film Center, and the local businesses who participated in helping us celebrate Maine’s bicentennial with Maine in the Movies. Although the events came at a very unfortunate time, the commitment and support from everyone involved is exactly what we all need right now. Thanks… [Read More]
Help us chart a course to serve the community. Please complete our Virtual Artists Needs Assessment Survey. (Surveys for other genres and cultural organizations are in the planning stages.) Thanks!
[Even now — especially now — the mundane aspects of daily life are worthy of our attention. When you check in with friends and family via Zoom, Skype, texts, emails, and shouting across the street, it’s ok to comment on the weather. Please enjoy this essay from local writer Sam Smith, shared with his permission…. [Read More]
[Please enjoy this essay from local writer Crystal Klimavicz, shared with their permission.] Tommy likes mice, but he kills the critters to make a living. He also likes women but can’t seem to nab one. He tries hard not to think about how much he likes mice and rats and all of God’s creatures when other… [Read More]