March 22, 2013 RSS feed / Ticket

DANCE FESTIVAL TOUTS A ‘Folk Smorgasbord’

TOPSHAM T he DownEast Country Dance Festival will celebrate its 23rd season of traditional music and dance this weekend, March 22 and 23, at Mt. Ararat High School, 73 Eagle’s Way, and at the Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave. More...

Guest conductor slated for Midcoast Symphony

Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, under guest conductor Hiroya Miura, presents two performances of Johannes Brahms’ “Variations on a Theme by Haydn,” Benjamin Britten’s “Les Illuminations” with Tenor Soloist Jeffrey Har More...

Maine historian and author to speak

FREEPORT — William David Barry, research historian with the Maine Historical Society, will be speaking on his recently published book “Maine: The Wilder Half of New England” (now in its second printing with Tilbury House) at Freepor More...

Senior chorus proves you’re never too old

PORTLAND Just back from a tour in Japan, the Young@Heart Chorus returns to Merrill Auditorium with their new live show “Young@Heart Chorus Now” This is their only live concert in Maine and Coastal New Hampshire this year. More...

MMM’s second annual ‘Voices of the Sea’

PORTLAND — This spring, commercial fishermen from Maine will gather once again, not to haul traps or mend nets, but to share poetry, songs and stories about life on the water. More...

Snow is not a bad thing for syrup producers

BOWDOIN The foot or more of snow that brought winter back to Maine on Tuesday was not a welcome sight for most of us, who are looking for signs of spring. More...

Show and Tell Gallery issues call for art

PORTLAND — Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine requests submissions of artwork for its fourth annual Show and Tell Gallery, an art show celebrating the work of children and teens on the autism spectrum. More...

Morse headed to Class A one-act finals

FREEPORT — This coming weekend, students from 16 high schools will be competing for the State Championship of the 82nd annual Maine Drama Festival. More...

Chocolate Church hosting the of the Queen Blues

BATH A singer’s life is not always good lighting, good sound and standing ovations. More...

Seasonal exhibit set

BRUNSWICK — Points of View Art Gallery will host an artists’ reception Saturday, March 16, from 3 to 5 p.m. for “Winter Into Spring,” an exhibit featuring works for the season by 16 Points of View artists. More...

Life, war relationships explored in TPT’s ‘Time Stands Still’

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies’ recent Broadway hit, “Time Stands Still,” continues its Maine premiere this week at The Public Theatre in Lewiston. More...

Lincoln Canoe and Kayak subject of talk

TOPSHAM — On March 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Topsham Public Library, Cathance River Education Alliance will present their first Maine business, education and the environment program as part of its Community Nature Program. More...

In search of the spoon-billed sandpiper

BRUNSWICK — Derek and Jeannette Lovitch will recount their epic journey cruising the Kamchatka Peninsula in search of the critically endangered, and charismatic Spoonbilled Sandpiper Tuesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. More...

Drama workshop explores health care issues

BRUNSWICK — The public is invited to join in a creative morning of Theater of the Oppressed activities, focused on our healthcare system. More...

Spindleworks set to spin animation shorts

BRUNSWICK — In celebration of Disability Awareness Month, Spindleworks Art Center and Spin Off Studios will present a collection of recent short animations at Frontier Cafe and Cinema, Fort Andross, 14 Maine St. More...

Roth-Wells to discuss Libby sleigh project

NORTH YARMOUTH — On Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. Skyline Farm Carriage Museum, at 95 The Lane, hosts Nina Roth- Wells of Georgetown who will describe her painstaking work on the Libby sleigh and answer questions. More...

‘LISBON’S GOT TALENT’ PERFORMERS READY TO ROCK

LISBON HIGH SCHOOL’S annual “Lisbon’s Got Talent” show will be held Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m., in the gymnasium, 2 Sugg Drive, Lisbon Falls. More...

Students exhibit work for National Youth Art Month

BATH — Centre St. Arts Gallery, LLC, at 11 Centre St. celebrates National Youth Art Month by featuring work by Morse High School AP art students, and the Painted Chairs of the Phippsburg Elementary School Garden Club. More...

Artist to speak about ‘color study’

TOPSHAM — Fiber artist Natasha Kempers Cullen is exhibiting her work, “Syncopated Harmonies,” in the Crooker Gallery of Topsham Public Library, now through March 30. More...

You call the tunes jazz benefit

BATH — Jazz musicians Brad Terry and Paul Sullivan will improvise audience-called jazz tunes Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Minnie Brown Center, 906 Washington St. More...