Altered Couture

Q&A with … Christine DeTroy, the Dresden resident who has directed the Mid-coast recycled fashion contest eight years running

BRUNSWICK   Christine DeTroy Jr. of Dresden has been the director and producer of the Mid-coast Altered Couture Contest since she started the event eight years ago. More...

Spindleworks’s annual All Species exhibit focused on ‘Waterways’

BRUNSWICK   Spindleworks is putting out a call for art for its 8th annual All Species Art Show.  The exhibit — “Waterways” — will raise funds for the Cathance River Education Alliance. More...

Horoscopes

ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20 Aries, soon you will be able to clarify your thinking and articulate your needs to others. Until then, you need to wait for an opportunity to share your point of view. More...

Maine State Music Theatre offering free shuttle service

BRUNSWICK Parking won’t be an issue for people coming out to Maine State Music Theatre shows this season. More...

Morse senior to have solo art show at Patten

BATH   A solo art show by Morse High School senior Logan Howard is about to be on display at Patten Free Library.  The show will open with a 4 p.m. reception Tuesday in the library’s Community Room. More...

Coastal Youth Orchestra’s spring concert set

TOPSHAM   It will be a varied selection for the program presented by the Coastal Youth Orchestra during its spring concert next week.  The free concert will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Midcoast Presbyterian Church on Main Street.  More...

7 shows planned for Kefauver Studio & Gallery’s season

DAMARISCOTTA “Icons/Maine” is the theme of the first of seven shows slated for the Kefauver Studio & Gallery this season. More...

Call for artists announced for upcoming ‘Icons/Maine’ gallery show

DAMARISCOTTA   The Kefauver Studio & Gallery, Damariscotta, is calling for artists to participate in the “Icons/Maine” show.  This is the first show of the 2018 season, and runs from June 1 to July 1.  More...

For the Love of Dance

Topsham Ballet School to perform ‘Cinderella’ this weekend

TOPSHAM   More than 100 young students of The Ballet School of Topsham will take to the stage at the Orion Performing Arts Center in Topsham to perform the ballet “Cinderella” Saturday and Sunday.  It’s a lot to coordinate More...

An evening of mysteries, thrills and suspense

BATH   A trio of Maine mystery authors will share their stories at Patten Free Library.  Kate Flora, Barbara Ross and Joseph Souza will appear at the library at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9. More...

Harpeth Rising coming to the Chocolate Church

BATH Classically trained musicians will bring their fusion of folk, newgrass, rock and classical music to the Chocolate Church Arts Center Saturday. More...

Youth art exhibit opening at Maine Art Gallery Wiscasset

WISCASSET   Students from seven local schools will have their work on display at the Maine Art Gallery Wiscasset.  The exhibit opens Saturday with a reception from 2- 4 p.m.; it will remain open on weekends from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Greater Freeport Community Chorus celebrating cinema in pair of concerts

In its upcoming concerts, the Greater Freeport Community Chorus will celebrate the sounds of the cinema.  The chorus is presenting “As Time Goes By: Songs from the Movies” at a pair of shows: 7 p.m. More...

Morse senior among top finishers at 11th annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival

FREEPORT   Morse High School senior Nina Keyes took home third place at the 11th annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival last week.  Keyes read her poem “Roses are red, violets are blue,” at the festival, one of 20 students selected More...

Horoscopes

ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20 You will have plenty of time to devote to your favorite projects, Aries. But right now you need to spend some time with close friends and family.   More...

Light and Shadows

Inspired by her surroundings, Hati Modr’s art showcases balance

Walking around Monhegan Island and Harpswell on a sunny Maine day, Hati Modr sees images just begging to be drawn: Boats leaning up against the back of a shed in early morning light, shadows of an old store behind the Island Inn, purple hues on a doc More...

Bowdoin International Music Festival announces season lineup

BRUNSWICK The Bowdoin International Music Festival, one of the world’s premiere music institutes, will take place June 24-Aug. 4. The festival has announced its season, with concerts and special series slated for the six-week-long schedule. More...

‘Mary Poppins’ coming to the stage

BRUNSWICK Midcoast Youth Theater actors have a job to get done next weekend and it’s certain there will be more than one element of fun. More...

Horoscope

ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20 Aries, take a step back and analyze your current situation before making any other moves. You may be barking up the wrong tree, and you will need a new approach. More...

Past, Present And Future

Maine Maritime Museum prepares to unveil new Bath Iron Works exhibit

BATH Aside from Bath Iron Works’ 5,700 employees, those living in or visiting the Midcoast may have little idea what happens beyond the great green walls and iron gates that line upper Washington Street. More...