Upcoming Events

  1. Classic Film: List of Adrian Messenger

    Sunday, March 6 @ 2:00 pm
  2. The Stillson School of Irish Dance

    Saturday, March 12 @ 6:30 pm
  3. Classic Film: 12 O’Clock High

    Sunday, April 3 @ 2:00 pm

Classic Film: The List of Adrian Messenger

Sunday, March 6, 2016, at 2:00 pm
Dunaway Center, 23 School Street, Ogunquit

This 1963 black and white crime mystery features George C. Scott as a retired British intelligence officer as he, (together with an old friend, a World War II counterpart in the French Resistance), investigates a series of apparently unrelated deaths and the list that ties these crimes together. Set in the fog-enshrouded streets and estates of England, the atmospheric film was directed by John Huston from a screenplay by Anthony Veiller, based on the 1959 novel of the same title by Philip MacDonald.

The film also stars Kirk Douglas, Dana Wynter, Clive Brook, Jacques Roux, and Herbert Marshall. Several of the bit characters are played by famous stars in heavy makeup, and each of these stars -- Burt Lancaster, Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra, and Tony Curtis -- "unmasks" in the epilogue.

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Live Performance: The Stillson School of Irish Dance

Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 6:30 pm
Dunaway Center, 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Returning to Ogunquit for their annual visit, the acclaimed Stillson School of Irish Dance brings a troupe of more than a dozen dancers garbed in brilliant, sparkling costumes.   Always a local favorite, the dancers will perform an array of jigs and reels which have won them prizes at regional and international competitions.

The only certified school in the state of Maine, the Stillson School has been accredited by An Coimisiun, Dublin, Ireland, since 1991. Dancers have placed in the North American Irish Dance Championships, as well as competed in the All Ireland, The European , Great Britain and The World Irish Dance Championships.

After their performance, the Stillson dancers will invite children and dancers of all ages to join them in trying out a few steps.   A reception with refreshments will follow. Join us for this festive St. Patrick's celebration!

Tickets are $5 per person at the door. General seating,   no advance sales.

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Classic Film: 12 O’Clock High

Saturday, April 3, 2016, at 2 pm
Dunaway Center, 23 School Street, Ogunquit

Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American war film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France, during the early days of American involvement in World War II.   It stars Gregory Peck, Dean Jagger, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe and Millard Mitchell.

The film follows the progress of a young general (Peck) who, toward the end of 1942, takes command of a bomber group operating from a base in England, and elevates it from a bleak combat record and low morale to a peak of aggressiveness and pride by pushing the limits of "maximum effort" and human endurance.

The film features actual war footage of attacking fighter planes, and vividly portrays the terrible tension of bomber crews under fire, their relief on a safe return, and their horrendous summoning of enough resolve to fly these missions every day.

"... one of the first and arguably the greatest of the Hollywood films to examine the pressures of command and psychological toll of making life and death decisions..." Sean Axmaker, TCM

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