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Islander Staff

Islander Staff

  • Anything goes

    BAR HARBOR —The next “Words Unleashed!” story slam is set for Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Participants sign up to tell true, first-person stories. The theme for this slam is “anything goes.” Jeff Miller will emcee the evening and the audience that night chooses the theme of the next

  • Philosophy made plain

    BAR HARBOR—Jasmine Wallace, from Villanova University, will deliver the second annual Paul Hammond Memorial Lecture at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. Wallace’s talk, “How’s Your Momma? How Kinship Shapes Identity,” will explore how who we are and who we grow up to be is a reflection not only of

  • Magras on Mad Wolf

    Magras on Mad Wolf

    BAR HARBOR — Diane Magras, author of the new middle grade novel “The Mad Wolf’s Daughter” will discuss the book Saturday, Sept. 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. She will read from the book and talk about her inspiration as well. She’ll also discuss the medieval castles that are featured in the

  • Wine tasting fundraiser

    Wine tasting fundraiser

    BAR HARBOR — House Wine and the Jesup Memorial Library will hold their annual fundraiser for the library on Friday, Sept. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at House Wine. The theme for this wine tasting is “Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover” and a portion of the proceeds from all sales made that

  • MMA sweeps inaugural race

    CASTINE — Maine Maritime Academy recently sent two Monomoy rescue rowboat teams to SUNY Maritime Academy in Throggs Neck, N.Y., to compete in the inaugural George C. Previll Memorial Inter-Academy Monomoy Challenge. Winning both parts of the challenge, MMA collected $4,000 in scholarship money: a $2,500 first place prize for the Monomoy race and a

  • Judith Rose Lacadie Hill at Island Artisans

    Judith Rose Lacadie Hill at Island Artisans

    The glass and wire sculptures of Judith Rose Lacadie Hill of Greenfield will be on display at Island Artisans for the month of September. Hill is a textile artist and a graduate of Mass Art and the University of Maine. She is currently working on a body of work that focuses on Maine industries and

  • Gallery features Mullen

    Gallery features Mullen

    BAR HARBOR — Paintings by artist James Mullen are on display at College of the Atlantic’s Ethel H. Blum Gallery during the month of September. “Mullen’s recent work is an investigation into the disparities between primary and mediated experience, especially as seen in images of the landscape,” a statement from the college said. “He travels

  • Photos by Ed Wood

    Photos by Ed Wood

    TREMONT — In September, the Bass Harbor Memorial Library is featuring the photography of Ed Wood. Wood was a lawyer in Pittsburgh for 35 years before he realized that he wanted to go in a different direction. He retired at age 60 in 2012 and turned his attention to photography. Most of his pictures are

  • Schneider to speak

    Schneider to speak

    MOUNT DESERT — Kevin Schneider, Acadia National Park Superintendent, will speak at the Northeast Harbor UCC church Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5-6:30p.m. Schneider will present and lead a discussion on “Future plans for the beautiful natural resource of Acadia National Park.” The talk is part of the church’s Soup with Substance Series, which aims to

  • Acadia future discussed

    Acadia future discussed

    MOUNT DESERT — Kevin Schneider, Acadia National Park Superintendent, will speak at the Northeast Harbor UCC church Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 5 – 6:30p.m. Schneider will present and lead a discussion on “Future plans for the beautiful natural resource of Acadia National Park.” The talk is part of the church’s Soup with Substance Series, which