• Benefit jazz performance set

    BAR HARBOR — Musician and composer Kevin Campbell will lead his contemporary jazz ensemble, the Color of Sound, in a performance of original compositions and familiar jazz classics at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church on Friday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m.

  • Red eye

    Red eye

    The stranger had come up the trail from Texas, leaving Kiowa country for the high chaparral. He nosed his mare up the mud-churned Main Street, past the drover’s cottage and the land office. As unhurried as the longhorns he’d passed bedded on the short grass by the depot, he raised his eyes to the mound

  • ‘MAC’ still back in town

    ‘MAC’ still back in town

    TREMONT — This is the time of year when the pace of entertainment offerings slows on Mount Desert Island. Oh, we still have some great amateur and school events to look forward to, and Improv Acadia has a couple of more weeks to do their zany thing, but the music festivals are gone, the final

  • Get ‘Close to the Edge’

    Get ‘Close to the Edge’

    BAR HARBOR — Alison Hudson’s documentary film project, “Close to the Edge: Life in the Khumbu,” will explore what it means to be a Sherpa and to work on the highest mountain in the world. Ms. Hudson will talk about the film at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m.

  • In the name of goth

    In the name of goth

    We applied black lipstick and dark eyeliner as we prepared to experience the Gothic fury of Apothic Dark. The heavy chains draped around our neck cascaded formidably over our sleeveless, black, leather vest. We lit a candle, sacrificed a raven and filled flagon with the blood red potion. Gazing upon the gloomy, gray-on-black label, you’d