Arts & living

  • Rossi to play folk, Americana

    Rossi to play folk, Americana

    BAR HARBOR — George Rossi will present “Cover to Cover,” a concert featuring Americana and folk music, Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Rossi plays both the guitar and harmonica. The concert will “focus on the music of the singers and songwriters that have influenced me and folks of my

  • High school’s winter concert is Tuesday

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island High School concert chorus, string orchestra, symphonic band and chamber music ensembles present a concert Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 in the Higgins-Demas Theater. The symphonic band will perform “Fiesta De Los Toros” by Brian Balmages and “LOL” by Robert Buckley. The string orchestra will play Grieg’s “Holberg

  • All State musicians announced

    All State musicians announced

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island High School will again be the best-represented high school in the state at the Maine Music Educators Association’s (MMEA) All State Festivals in 2019. Of the 29 MDI musicians to audition for the MMEA Jazz All State groups, ten were accepted, MDI music teacher Michael Remy said. They are

  • Christmas party with Blake Rosso Band

    Christmas party with Blake Rosso Band

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Blake Rosso Band is hosting a Christmas Party at Coda restaurant on Friday, Dec. 21. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and music starts at 6:30. The band has added some holiday classics to their repertoire of high-energy danceable Americana and original songs. The party will also feature an adult Santa photo

  • Freaky Friday auditions

    Freaky Friday auditions

    BAR HARBOR — Auditions for Acadia Community Theater’s spring musical, Freaky Friday, are set for Dec. 19 and 20 beginning at 6 p.m. at Mount Desert Island High School. Those planning to audition should download audition materials at and be prepared to sing a song, read dialogue, and learn a dance from the show.

  • Meether to kick off Sunday concert series

    BAR HARBOR — Maxx Meether and Friends will perform Sunday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library to kick off of the Sundays at the Jesup Concert Series. The jazz ensemble includes Meether on the drums and Bailey Giles on the tenor saxophone. They have been playing together since they were in

  • Dino story time

    Dino story time

    BAR HARBOR — Dinosaurs are the theme of a special pajama story time on Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. “Join Miss Mae and become a dinosaur,” a statement from the library said. “We’ll roar and march, read stories, make a dino-themed craft and enjoy a snack. Come in your

  • Student storytellers

    Student storytellers

    BAR HARBOR — Student storytellers from Conners Emerson in grades three through five will perform original stories Thursday, Dec. 13 at 3:30 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. The event is open to the public. The students spent the past few weeks studying oral storytelling with Andrew Simon of the Barn Arts Collective as part