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Midcoast Youth Theater production gives local kids chance to shine

‘Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka’ premieres this evening

BRUNSWICK Midcoast Youth Theater has brought together an enormous ensemble cast and crew for its production of “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka,” premiering this evening in Brunswick. More...

Midcoast Symphony performing two concerts

LEWISTON/BRUNSWICK The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Rohan Smith, will present “The Orchestra on Display” for a pair of shows this weekend. The group will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Sheepscot Valley, St. Cecilia Chamber choirs preparing for May concert

WISCASSET   The Sheepscot Valley Chorus and St. Cecilia Chamber Choir will begin rehearsals for a spring presentation of Handel’s “Israel in Egypt” at 7 p.m. More...

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ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20 Aries, if a special opportunity or circumstance comes your way, jump at the chance to be a part of it. Such opportunities might not come along too often, so enjoy the ride.   More...

Concerts for a Cause series featuring Novel Jazz Septet

BRUNSWICK   The UUCB Concerts for a Cause will take a “Novel” approach in its celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  More...

New Orleans-style jazz in Phippsburg

PHIPPSBURG Old school New Orleans style jazz will greet concertgoers Saturday night. The State Street Traditional Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Phippsburg Congregational Church; doors open at 7 p.m. More...

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Harlow Gallery preparing for final exhibition at original location

HALLOWELL   Harlow Gallery, which opened at its 160 Water St. More...

Midcoast Actors’ Studio receives Maine arts grant

Midcoast Actors’ Studio is getting a leg up for its 2018 season, thanks to a grant from the Maine Arts Expansion Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.  The $4,000 grant will help bring a summer musical theater camp to local children in t More...

Greater Freeport Community Chorus seeking new singers

FREEPORT   The Greater Freeport Community Chorus, directed by Virgil Bozeman, will begin rehearsals for its spring concerts Sunday, Jan. More...

HOROSCOPES

ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20 It is time to take a relationship to a new level, Aries. You are confident you know just the way to accomplish this. Enjoy the excitement that comes with this new beginning. TAURUS – APR 21/MAY 21 More...

Bath artist offering painting workshop

BATH Starting Jan. 9, an eight-week painting workshop will take place at the gallery of Sarah Greenier. The Bath artist will be teaching the workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, at her 428 Middle St. gallery. More...

Midcoast Youth Theater staging Willy Wonka

BRUNSWICK Nearly 80 cast members — ranging in age from 4 to 70 — will help bring Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka to life as part of an upcoming Midcoast Youth Theater production. More...

Polka, Ponzi and prison: Jack Black stars in new biopic

Jan Lewandowski built a “polka empire” from his base in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, only to watch it crumble after his arrest on fraud charges. More...

Abstract art on display in UU church gallery

BRUNSWICK   Alice de Mauriac’s solo show, “Destinations and Detours,” is energizing the walls of the Fellowship Gallery at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brunswick.  More...

Samantha Brown hosts new PBS travel series

NEW YORK   You may know Samantha Brown from her years as a Travel Channel host for shows like “Great Hotels,” “Green Getaways” and the “Passport” series about Latin America, China and Europe, among others.&nbs More...

Final goodbye

Roll call of some who died in 2017

They made music that inspired legions of fans. More...

Clarinetist Brad Terry and guitarist Peter Herman perform first show of Chocolate Church winter concert series

BATH — Clarinetist Brad Terry will kick off the Chocolate Church Arts Center’s 2018 Kill The Chill Winter Concert Series on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. More...

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ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20  Expressing yourself authentically is proving difficult, Aries. But this will pass shortly. Eventually, your persistence will pay off, and others will see that your intentions are genuine. More...

23-hour theater project returns to Portland

Almost 3 dozen playwrights, actors and directors work to create 6 original plays

PORTLAND The first weekend in 2018 brings Acorn Productions’ annual homage to the creative process in which six brand new plays that have not even been written are assembled over the course of one 24-hour period. More...

The Chocolate Church announces auditions for Macbeth

BATH — The Chocolate Church Arts Center announces auditions for William Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth.” Auditions will be held at the Patten Free Library, located at 33 Summer St. More...