The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

‘Snow-Bound’ comes to Portland arts center

‘Snow-Bound’ comes to Portland arts centerDecember 5, 2010 From staff reports PORTLAND – Actor, director and filmmaker Michael Maglaras will perform John Greenleaf Whittier’s masterful poem “Snow-Bound” at 3 p.m. Dec. 12 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St. It will be an hour-long reading, with Charles Ives’s “Concord Sonata” as a musical […]

“Snow-Bound” — An Appreciation

“Snow-Bound” — An Appreciationby Michael Maglaras, 217 Records John Greenleaf Whittier’s “Snow-Bound” is his signal work of genius. Whittier wrote many poems of unassailable quality…but “Snow-Bound” is without equal among his poems. It is a work of towering imagination and incandescent beauty. “Snow-Bound” also captures, at once, Whittier’s best qualities as a poet and as […]

John McDonald interview Michael Maglaras

Follow this link to listen to John McDonald’s interview with Michael Maglaras about the December 12 benefit performance of John Greenleaf Whittier’s “Snow-Bound.” 100% of proceeds from this performance benefit the St. Lawrence Arts Center.

The Films of Michael Maglaras

Buy local! Purchase the films of Michael Maglaras at the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine. Can’t make it to the museum gift shop? You can purchase online from Amazon at the links below: Cleophas and His Own Visible Silence: Marsden Hartley, Painter and Poet John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!

Get and Give: Help 217 Records help the St. Lawrence Arts Center

GET: Purchase a ticket for Michael Maglaras’s December 12th performance of Snow-Bound, sponsored by 217 Records. FMI at this link. GIVE: 100% of your ticket purchase benefits the St. Lawrence Arts Center. WHY? Check out today’s article in the Portland Press Herald to learn more about the $17 million dollars the Friends of the St. […]

Behind the Scenes with Mark Stone: Delius Songbook Project

Banker Mark Stone Turns Baritone, Sets Up His Own Record Label: Interview By Warwick Thompson Nov 2, 2010 It’s a sad fact that classical recording contracts are as rare as shy sopranos or well-read tenors. Baritone and former accountant Mark Stone, passionate about English songs, isn’t fazed. He founded his own label. Set up in […]

“Cleophas and His Own” returns to Sacramento

Movie Portraying Legendary Painter Marsden Hartley “Cleophas and His Own” Returns to Sacramento What they’re saying about “Cleophas and His Own”:“Hypnotic…this haunting film illuminates Hartley’s life and work with a nearly Bergman-like gravitas.” ~ Victoria Dalkey, Sacramento Bee READ THE REVIEW “Maglaras is mesmerizing as Hartley. ‘Cleophas and His Own’ channels the artist’s passion and […]

“Snow-Bound” Performed by Michael Maglaras

Read press release at this link. More about the St. Lawrence Arts Center’s fundraising campaign at this link. WHAT: “Snow-Bound” read by Michael Maglaras WHEN: December 12 – 3:00pmWHY: Special benefit for the St. Lawrence Arts Center Remembered for his legendary 2007 complete performance of Longfellow’s “The Song of Hiawatha,” actor, director, and film maker […]

This Friday: John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! screens at The Grand

The historic Grand theater in Ellsworth, Maine is under scaffolding as its magnificent art-deco tower is fully restored. 217 Films is honored to screen John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! there this Friday. Filmmaker Michael Maglaras will introduce the film. WHAT: Screening of 217 Films’ new essay in film — John Marin: Let the […]

The Grand presents “John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!”

Read press release at this link.WHAT: Screening of 217 Films‘ new essay in film — John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! Filmmaker Michael Maglaras will introduce the film. WHEN: Friday, October 22 — 7:00pm WHERE: The Grand, 165 Main St., Ellsworth, Maine COST: $7 Adults / $6 Seniors / $5 Members FMI: Box Office […]