September 20, 2013 RSS feed / Ticket

Maine State Music Theatre welcomes new leadership

Dupal becomes managing director, Clark is artistic director

BRUNSWICK   Following an outstanding season, Maine State Music Theatre is pleased to announce new leadership for the 56-year-old organization.  Don Gerrish, president of the Board of Trustees, announced the appointment of Stephanie Dupal a More...

‘Breakthrough’ exhibit features works by Chinese women

BRUNSWICK   This fall, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art will present an exhibition showcasing the artwork of eight pioneering Chinese women artists who, collectively, have played a major role in shaping the current landscape of contemporary Chi More...

Eveningstar Cinema approaches crowd-funding goal

BRUNSWICK — Barry Norman cheered when the Saco Drive-In reached its goal and was one of the five winners in the Honda contest for a new digital projection system for drive-ins.  “I understood completely why people wanted to keep the More...

‘Joy of the Pen’ competition seeking applications

TOPSHAM — Topsham Public Library is accepting applications for its annual writing competition: The Joy of the Pen.  The Joy of the Pen is free to enter for year-round Maine residents, both amateur and professional. More...

Last Wiscasset Art Walk for the season

WISCASSET — Wiscasset Art Walk will close its inaugural season with quite a splash on its final walk of the year, Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5-8 p.m.  More...

WMPG Fall 2013 Begathon begins

PORTLAND — WMPG Community Radio, southern Maine’s one-of-a-kind, volunteer run, noncommercial radio station, is celebrating its 40th birthday.  More...

St. Andrews to hold art show reception

NEWCASTLE — The 14th annual fine art show sponsored by St. More...

Maine Maritime part of ‘Museum Days’

BATH — Maine Marine Museum in Bath is participating in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day 2013, a program that provides two free admissions to any of more than 1,500 museums nationwide. This year, Museum Day is Saturday, Sept. 28.  More...

Wood block printing classes at DRA

DAMARISCOTTA — The Midcoast Printmakers Inc. is starting a new series of wood block printing classes on Fridays, Sept.27 and Oct. More...

An evening of classics features music, art

LEWISTON — Lyceum Gallery, 49 Lisbon St., will be hosting “An Evening of Classics,” today, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Othello opens ‘NT Live’ season at Strand

ROCKLAND — London’s National Theatre “NT Live” 2013-14 season of play broadcasts opens at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., with “Othello,” a new production of Shakespeare’s celebrated play about the destruct More...

Strand books Bush

ROCKLAND — The Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., welcomes Bluegrass legend Sam Bush on his only Maine tour stop, Saturday, Sept. More...

A winning comic romance

Review: ‘Enough Said’

LOS ANGELES   Beholding the late James Gandolfini doing a lovely job in a change-of-pace role significantly intensifies the already funny/sad aspects of “Enough Said,” an engaging comic romance set amid the minefields that imperil st More...

Spike Lee to receive $300K Gish Prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Spike Lee will receive the 20th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, which carries a reward of $300,000.  The Gish Prize Trust announced the selection Wednesday. More...

Grace Jones will do memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Grace Jones, who once vowed she’d never write a memoir, has changed her mind.  The model, actress, singer and Studio 54 legend has an agreement with Gallery Books for a book scheduled to come out next fall. More...

Shedding light

See ‘Every Maine Lighthouse’ on display at Merrymeeting Arts Center

BOWDOINHAM Ernest DeRaps, 80, is a man with a mission. More...

Battlefield Band opens new Chocolate Church season

BATH   The Battlefield Band, named after the Glasgow suburb, plays Scottish music with joy and passion.  The unmistakable fusion of old songs and music with ancient and modern instruments will open the season for the Chocolate Church Arts C More...

Bluegrass legend Sam Bush performs in Rockland next week

ROCKLAND   Bluegrass legend Sam Bush will have his only tour stop in Maine on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Community chorus invites new singers

FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Community Chorus under the direction of Virgil Bozeman and accompanist Dorothy Cuprak is in rehearsals for the fall season at the Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport.  Rehearsals are Sundays, 6 More...

Mixed-media embroidery at Maine Fiberarts

TOPSHAM — Intricate embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects by artist Jill Snyder Wallace, of Minot, are on display throughout September and October at Maine Fiberarts Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham.  More...