March 18, 2016 RSS feed / Ticket

Freeport, Morse compete in One Act Festival

BRUNSWICK   Last weekend, Morse and Freeport high schools competed in the Maine Principals Association One Act Regional Festival.  Freeport advanced to the Class B state finals to be held next weekend.  More...

BIMF receives $10k matching gift

BRUNSWICK   A long-time supporter of the Bowdoin International Music Festival has announced a matching grant of $10,000. The anonymous grant will match dollar for dollar any new or increased donations to the festival, up to $10,000.  More...

Beneath the Music: Xiaoxiao Du, violin

In the past few weeks we’ve spoken with a vast array of musicians, from pianists to violinists, cellists to double bassists. We’ve talked with participants from more than four continents. More...

Wildlife photographer to talk at First Light Camera Club

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Wine and cheese art reception Friday at Centre St Arts Gallery

BATH   The Centre St Arts Gallery is hosting a reception on Friday from 5-7 p.m. to celebrate a new exhibition by its 20 members and to welcome guest artist Jerri Whitman of Dresden, whose pastel paintings will be on exhibition through May 7. More...

HOROSCOPES

WEEK OF SUN, MARCH 20

ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20   A positive attitude may help you overcome any challenges that come your way this week, Aries. Maintain this positivity and things will ultimately work out for the best.  TAURUS Apr. 21 - May 21   More...

Suzanne Nance returns to Maine for DaPonte’s Easter Program

BRUNSWICK   The DaPonte String Quartet has announced that Suzanne Nance will return to the state this month to help Maine celebrate Easter.  More...

Midcoast students perform at singer songwriter event

BATH Twenty students from the Hyde-Bath, Hyde-Woodstock, and Morse High School wrote songs and performed them to a sold out crowd at the Chocolate Church on Feb. 27. More...

Mainely Improv to present on-the-spot comedy at Orion

TOPSHAM Mainely Improv is presenting a comedy show in Topsham Friday. The comedy troupe will perform at the Orion Performing Arts Center, 66 Republic Ave., Topsham on Friday at 7:30 p.m. More...

The Maine Jewish Film Festival

Bates College to host reception and screenings

LEWISTON   Now in its 19th season, the Maine Jewish Film Festival kicks off on Saturday and this year includes Bates College among its Maine venues, along with sites in Portland, Waterville and Brunswick.  More...

The Brunswick High School Players present ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

BRUNSWICK “Bye Bye Birdie” tells the story of a rock and roll singer, Conrad Birdie, who is about to be inducted into the army. More...

Beneath the Music: Boris Abramov, violin

We’ve spent the past few weeks exploring the lives and inspirations of various musicians from all corners of the globe. But what happens when the student becomes the instructor? More...

Midcoast schools make it to one-act play state finals

FREEPORT The 2015 Maine Drama Festival’s one-act play competition regionals were held on March 4 and 5 at nine locations around the state, and two Midcoast schools will advance to the next round. More...

Bath Antique Show and Sale returns

BATH   After a break in February, The Bath Antiques Show and Sale continues its 27th season at the Bath Middle School in Bath on Sunday.  The March show will have 50 dealers of furniture, textiles, glass, china, prints, ephemera and more. More...

HOROSCOPES

WEEK OF SUN, MARCH 13  ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20   A recent development may bring you luck. If financial deals seem lucrative, go ahead and trust your instincts to move ahead.  TAURUS Apr. More...

St. Patrick’s Day concert at Harlow Gallery

HALLOWELL   Returning for the 5th year on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 from 7-8:30 p.m., area musicians return for a free Irish music performance at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water St. in Hallowell. More...

Duncan Cumming and the Capital Trio to perform at Franco Center

LEWISTON   Concert artist and teacher Duncan Cumming joins violinist Hilary Walther Cumming and cellist Sölen Dickener in concert when the Capital Trio returns to the Gendron Franco Center in Lewiston at 7 p.m. More...

Lewiston/Auburn theater to hold auditions for ‘August: Osage County’

LEWISTON L/A Community Little Theatre has announced auditions for the June production of Tracy Letts’ “August: Osage County.” Auditions will be held Sunday and Monday at 6 p.m. at the theatre at 30 Academy St., Auburn. More...

Ellis Paul at UU Church of Brunswick

BRUNSWICK   Maine singer-songwriter Ellis Paul will bring his music and storytelling to the Brunswick Unitarian Universalist Church March 12 at 7:30 p.m. The UUCB Concert Series raises money for the UUCB Church and local non-profits.   More...

Print it! At Bates College

LEWISTON   The Bates College Museum of Art is hosting a family printmaking workshop from 3-5 p.m. on March 7.  More...