Entertainment

  • Los Lobos delights Criterion crowd

    Los Lobos delights Criterion crowd

    Los Lobos didn’t waste time with stage banter at their concert Friday at The Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor. Instead, the band from East Los Angeles performed an almost nonstop set of music, drawing from their nearly four decades of recorded material as well as performing a few covers of other artist’s songs. The band

  • Sebelin to lead yoga-writing workshop

    Sebelin to lead yoga-writing workshop

    BAR HARBOR — Yoga instructor and writer Kate Sebelin will lead a workshop called “Yoga & Writing: Rewrite Your Story” at the Jesup Memorial Library on Monday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. In this workshop, Sebelin will weave together practices of yoga and writing to unlock some of the old stories people carry with them

  • Artist Ashley Bryan celebrated in film

    Artist Ashley Bryan celebrated in film

    ELLSWORTH — Sedgwick filmmaker Richard Kane’s 2016 film about Little Cranberry Island’s 94-year-old creative wonder, Ashley Bryan, will be shown at The Grand on Sunday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. Bryan’s life works range widely from award-winning picture books to puppets and stained-glass windows made from his beach finds. Born in 1923, Bryan grew up

  • Art events planned for Otter Creek Hall

    Art events planned for Otter Creek Hall

    MOUNT DESERT — A series of “pop-up” art events including a play, an art opening, a poetry reading and music will take place at The Otter Creek Hall, 82 Otter Creek Drive, starting Sept. 30 and ending Oct. 7. On Saturday, Sept. 30, from 5-7 p.m., an opening of Nancy Andrews’ new sculpture and installation

  • Big Moose to play Jesup contra dance

    Big Moose to play Jesup contra dance

    BAR HARBOR — Mike Fay will call the next contra dance at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Big Moose Band will play. No contra dance knowledge is required, as all steps and dances are taught. Big Moose features area musicians Ruth Grierson, Keith Davis, Jim Vekasi, Charlie Richardson, Fred

  • Night Sky Festival on the horizon

    Night Sky Festival on the horizon

    BAR HARBOR — The ninth annual Acadia Night Sky Festival, five days of events and activities around Mount Desert Island celebrating the age-old human affinity for pondering the stars and planets and people’s place in them, begins Sept. 20. Events include outdoor “star parties,” lectures, demonstrations and hands-on activities from art workshops to night kayaking.

  • Story slam theme: “Small potatoes’

    Story slam theme: “Small potatoes’

    BAR HARBOR — “Small potatoes” is the theme of the next Words Unleashed story slam at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. Whether literal or not, the library wants to hear true, first-person potato stories. Those familiar with “The Moth” broadcast on NPR will recognize the format. These are true