Category: Press Releases

News and updates from our Easton businesses and local organizations.

Feb 23
Call for Submissions to the 15th Annual Chesapeake Film Festival

The Chesapeake Film Festival is seeking films in the following categories: Environmental Features and Shorts, Narrative Features and Shorts, Documentary Features and Shorts, Romantic Comedy, Thriller/Sci-Fi, Films Made in Maryland, Student Shorts, Animations and Maryland Heritage Films. It is our mission to enrich, entertain, educate, and inspire by bringing the finest films to the Chesapeake […]

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Feb 21
Coming Soon: Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition

Five amazing young ensembles will compete for the Lerman Gold Prize of $10,000 and the Silver Prize of $5,000. The April 2 musical extravaganza begins at 1:00 pm in Easton, MD at our new home at the Ebenezer Theater. We provide a full concert program from each of these groups. With a supper break, the […]

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Feb 09
Working Artists Forum Supports Art for Children

The Working Artist Forum (WAF) is an active art organization with a membership of over 100 professional artists who meet monthly in Easton.  An important part of their mission is to sponsor numerous art exhibit opportunities for its members both locally and beyond throughout the year, including the well-known and attended Local Color exhibit during Plein […]

Feb 09
Jazz Alive Presents the Friday Night Jazz Club

Join Jazz Alive in an intimate jazz club setting at Easton’s Historic Waterfowl Building located at 40 South Harrison Street, Easton, Maryland. Learn more at jazz-alive.org Tickets: $28Students are free with Student ID Note: Students please call (202) 999-8687 to reserve your seat. March 25 at 7pm E.Shawn Qaissaunee has been in demand as a […]

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Feb 07
Plein Air Easton 2022 Competition Artists Announced

Preparations for the 18th Annual Plein Air Easton Competition & Arts Festival launched today with the announcement of 2022 competition artists. During this weeklong outdoor art festival, hundreds of painters, collectors, and art enthusiasts descend on Easton and Talbot County, immersing the town in art created en plein air. This event is the largest and […]

Feb 07
Academy Art Museum Announces New Acquisitions

The Academy Art Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of three new artworks to the museum’s permanent collection: Graciela Iturbide, Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas, Juchitan, Mexico; Zanele Muholi, Vika II, The Decks, Cape Town; Fay Ku, Sea Change. These new acquisitions align with the Academy Art Museum’s goals to collect the highest-quality work […]

Feb 01
Watch the Best of the Chesapeake Film Festival 2021

Making Imagination Reel – Part 2 The Chesapeake Film Festival (CFF) announces part two of their bi-monthly series, “Making Imagination Reel,” showcasing outstanding films featured in the 2021 Festival. Part 2 recognizes Black History Month 2022 and extends the celebration through March with five extraordinary films and interviews with their filmmakers. The series is free […]

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Feb 01
Rising Stars Upcoming Performance

Chesapeake Music Presents Rising Starts 2022 – Sunday, February 13 at 2pm Tickets are still available for Chesapeake Music’s Sunday, February 13, 2022 Rising Stars concert, featuring pianist Elliot Wuu and cellist Sterling Elliott. The concert, which takes place at 2:00 PM at Easton’s Ebenezer Theater, is one you will surely not want to miss. […]

Jan 27
Food Expert Dr. Bill Schindler to Speak at the Avalon Theatre March 9th

The Garden Club of the Eastern Shore is excited to announce that internationally recognized food researcher, author of Eat Like a Human, former anthropology professor, and founder and director of the Eastern Shore Food Lab, Dr. Bill Schindler, will be presenting a talk and book signing at the Avalon Theatre in Easton on March 9 […]

Jan 27
For All Seasons Hosts Lecture to Address Rise in Anxiety Among Teen and Adolescent Girls

Although anxiety is common among all age groups and genders, teenage girls struggle with anxiety more than any other group. The National Institute of Mental Health (2020 study) found 38% of adolescent girls are managing anxiety disorders. In addition, the Surgeon General reported that research in early 2021 revealed that emergency department visits in the […]