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The Chocolate Church Arts Center will present a virtual showcase of regional talent on its Facebook page at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. The presentation will feature performances from popular Maine artists including Oshima Brothers and Love By Numb3rs, but also will include submissions of performances from community members.

Featured Maine artists in the showcase include popular contemporary folk and acoustic pop duo, Oshima Brothers, who played a sold-out outdoor show with the center in the Fall of 2020. Also performing will be Love By Numb3rs, the newly formed collaboration between Anna Lombard, Dan Connor and Jon Roods. Lombard and Connor were bandmates in popular roots and Americana act, Gypsy Tailwind, and have formed the new group with multi-instrumentalist and member of Rustic Overtones, Jon Roods. The trio released the album “Parachutes” in December of 2020 to critical acclaim.

Also performing in the showcase will be Duquette and Dancer (a duo featuring multi-instrumentalist and singer Rob Duquette and dancer and choreographer Amanda Duquette) and Peter Macdonald Blachly. Blachly, also known as Peter Alexander, is a guitarist, singer, and composer who has performed with Chuck Berry, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, and other legends of folk and rock music.

For more information, visit, or call 207-442-8455 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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