Lifestyle

  • On the Road Review: Ford Mustang EcoBoost Coupe gallery

    Since April of 1964, the Mustang has been America’s favorite pony car. Initially based on the Falcon compact car platform, the Mustang came to represent “economical sport” with cars that had fuel-efficient small engines as well as fire-belching V-8 engines best suited for racing. Along the way, American drivers have bought a lot of Mustangs

  • Hooked rugs changed lives

    Hooked rugs changed lives

    MOUNT DESERT — The lives of fishermen’s wives on the Maine coast in the early 1900s will be in focus at the Sound School House, 373 Sound Drive, on Friday, Oct. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. Judith Burger-Gossart will discuss her recently published book, “Sadie’s Winter Dream: Fishermen’s Wives and Maine Sea Coast Mission

  • DVD Review: The Overnight

    DVD Review: The Overnight

    “This is California. Maybe this is what dinner parties are like.” An innocent pizza party turns into a lot more in “The Overnight,” a supposed comedy that one critic aptly referred to as a “hipster horror film.” Alex, Emily and son RJ are a young, middle class family new to Los Angeles from Seattle. Emily

  • Elvidge takes artistry coast to coast

    Elvidge takes artistry coast to coast

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The photography of Ed Elvidge will be featured at the Southwest Harbor Public Library through the month of October. The exhibit documents Elvidge’s journeys across the country. During recent train trips from Maine to San Diego, Elvidge recorded some of the interesting sights from his train window. “To do this well, involves

  • Artist shares proceeds with Friends of Acadia

    Artist shares proceeds with Friends of Acadia

    BAR HARBOR — Ed Brown’s Wharfside Gallery, 78 West St., welcomes returning guest artist-in-residence Rod Busch beginning Oct. 1. Busch creates nature portraits in watercolor, layering to play deep shadow against muted light. From birds and plants to the majestic beauty of Acadia and Maine’s rocky coast, Busch juxtaposes the frail beauty of life and

  • Novelist Robert Klose to appear

    Novelist Robert Klose to appear

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Robert Klose will discuss and read from his new novel at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 6:30 p.m. “Long Live Grover Cleveland” (Medallion Press) is the story of a college that was founded during the Vietnam era as a haven for those seeking coveted deferments from the

  • O’Keeffe’s life to be explored

    BAR HARBOR — Roxana Robinson will present an illustrated lecture entitled “Georgia O’Keeffe: Reading the Work as the Life” and will sign copies of her book at College of the Atlantic’s Gates Community Center on Friday, Oct. 9, beginning at 8 p.m. Georgia O’Keeffe is arguably the 20th century’s leading woman artist. Coming of age

  • Writer-turned-carpenter to talk

    Writer-turned-carpenter to talk

    BAR HARBOR — Nina MacLaughlin wrote about her transformation from journalist to carpenter in her memoir, “Hammer Head: Making of a Carpenter.” MacLaughlin will visit the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. MacLaughlin was spending her life behind a computer screen as “a lump in a chair.” This was making her

  • Artists and poets

    BAR HARBOR — Artwaves gallery will showcase the works of artists and poets from around the area of all ages who came together to collaborate. Poets and artists worked in teams, using the others’ work as inspiration for their next piece. Learn how the poetic words of their partner influenced the artist’s work. Opening night