February 24, 2012 RSS feed / Ticket

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Critics pick ‘The Artist’ as top winner

LOS ANGELES — Associated Press movie writers David Germain and Christy Lemire are boringly in lockstep on their picks for this season’s top Academy Awards categories, depriving them of their usual snide debate over who’s going to win. More...

Curtis screening ‘Screwball Comedies’ series

BRUNSWICK — Curtis Memorial Library will screen four classic “Screwball Comedies” on Friday nights in March. The films will be show in the Morrell Meeting Room. Admission is free. More...

Antique show set for Sunday in Fort Andross

BRUNSWICK — The second annual Fort Andross Winter Antique Show will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

‘Beyond Therapy’ ends this weekend

BATH — Studio Theatre of Bath’s production of Christopher Durang’s “Beyond Therapy” concludes this weekend in the Curtis Room at the Chocolate Church Arts Center on Washington Street.  More...

Oratorio Chorale invites singers to practice

TOPSHAM — The Oratorio Chorale will hold an open rehearsal from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Percy seeks to heat up Bowdoinham with gig

BOWDOINHAM An afternoon of live jazz featuring Leila Percy and Friends on Sunday, March 4, will benefit the Bowdoinham Heating Assistance Program. The jazz performance is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Rabbi Sky donates Inuit collection to Arctic museum

BRUNSWICK — Few people expect that a rabbi in Maine might be a thoughtful collector of Canadian Inuit art. Rabbi Harry Sky, rabbi emeritus of Temple Beth El in Portland, is such a man. More...

Curtis hosting Blues Book Bash on Saturday

BRUNSWICK — Maine Authors Publishing of Rockland plans to sponsor a February Blues Book Bash on Saturday at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St. More...

Cabaret celebrates romance, Longfellow

BRUNSWICK — You say you weren’t able to celebrate with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day? Well, Friday, Feb. 24, provides a perfect solution to capture those lost moments. More...

Joan Osborne to play Maine

PORTLAND   Joan Osborne will perform in concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 24 at One Longfellow Square in Portland.  Tickets to the all-ages show cost $35. Order tickets by calling 761-1757. The box office is at 181 State St., Suite 201.  More...

Strand plans Oscar bash on Sunday

ROCKPORT   The Strand Theatre and The Saltwater Film Society will host the sixth annual Oscar bash Sunday evening.  Beginning with the Red Carpet Preshow at 6:30 p.m., the free event will feature coverage via high definition digital project More...

Cornils marks 25th year as music minister with ‘The Creation’

TOPSHAM   Ray Cornils will mark the 25th year as minister of music at First Parish Church on March 4 when he leads the 80-voice First Parish Choir in a performance of Franz Joseph Haydn’s “The Creation.”  The choir will be More...

Arctic museum highlights birds on Family Day

BRUNSWICK — Arctic birds will be in the spotlight with activities for the whole family at the Peary- MacMillan Arctic Museum’s annual Family Day event Saturday on the Bowdoin College campus.  The free event, “From Talons to Tai More...

Schneckenburger to play house concert

BOWDOINHAM — Fiddler Lissa Schneckenburger will perform a house concert with Kellen Zakula at 5 p.m. Sunday in Bowdoinham.  Reservations are required. Email David Whittlesey at whittlesey@interpeace.org for more information.   More...

Meuller offers free organ concert in chapel

BRUNSWICK — Tom Mueller, a graduate student in organ at Eastman School of Music, will perform works of Franck, Bach/Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Reger and others at a free concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 2 in the Bowdoin Chapel.   More...

BDA recruits artists for outdoor festival

BRUNSWICK — The sixth annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival, a juried fine arts and fine crafts show, is now accepting applications from artists, crafters and artisans who would like to participate.  Sponsored by the Brunswick Downtown A More...

Lisbon offers ‘The Boor’ ahead of regional one-acts

LISBON — In preparation for the annual Maine Principals Association One Act Play Festival, Lisbon High School Drama Club will stage “The Boor,” by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov.  More...

Cash’s 80th birthday, legacy to be celebrated

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Johnny Cash is still cool. Like Elvis or Hank Williams, Cash retains a certain cachet in current popular culture even in death. More...

FELINE GROOVY

THE FINAL PERFORMANCE of Woodside Elementary School’s stage adaptation of the 1970 Disney film, “The Aristocats,” hits the stage at 6:30 p.m. More...

NPR to feature Bowdoin student — again

BRUNSWICK — “From the Top,” a showcase for young musicians heard weekly on Maine Public Radio, will record a show in Bowdoin College’s Studzinski Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29. More...