Arts & living

  • ‘Rhythms of the Heart’ to show in NEH

    ‘Rhythms of the Heart’ to show in NEH

    MOUNT DESERT — Southwest Harbor filmmaker Thom Willey will show his latest film, “Rhythms of the Heart,” at the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, June 8, at 5:30 p.m. This documentary film depicts Passamaquoddy canoe and basket craftsman David Moses Bridges and his journey to preserve family, life and tradition while facing a life-threatening illness.

  • Summer Reading season to kick off

    Summer Reading season to kick off

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Summer Reading kick-off party of the Southwest Harbor Public Library will be held on Thursday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. The evening will include refreshments, the opportunity to sign up for summer reading programs and an exclusive screening of the film “Thoughts on Books,” a collection of filmed book reviews created

  • Photo Club exhibit coming up

    Photo Club exhibit coming up

    MOUNT DESERT — The MDI Photo Club will hold its annual member photography exhibit in the Mellon Room at the Northeast Harbor Library, from May 30 through June 29. An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 3, from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome, and most of the photographers will be there to discuss

  • Then and Now merges past, present

    Then and Now merges past, present

    A New Jersey photographer has channeled his 30-year love affair with Mount Desert Island into a special art project in honor of the Acadia National Park Centennial. Anthony “Tony” Palumbo, the man behind the wildly popular Facebook page “I Love (MDI) Bar Harbor, Maine!” was intrigued while looking at side-by-side images showing local scenes years

  • Cabaret comes to Coda

    Cabaret comes to Coda

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — For anyone who has missed the delicious combination of dining and entertainment once found at the late, great Deckhouse, Southwest Harbor’s newest restaurant, Coda could be the just the thing. Coda also offers an eclectic selection of musical entertainment about three times a week. This musical element, by the way, is not

  • Adult coloring night to be held

    Adult coloring night to be held

    BAR HARBOR — An adult coloring night will be held at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, June 3, at 7 p.m. Participants are invited sip a glass of wine and unwind, unplug and color away their stress with their own coloring book or one provided by the library. The Jesup will supply everything needed

  • Parliament of owls fledged at Gilley

    Parliament of owls fledged at Gilley

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The annual spring open house and carving show at the Wendell Gilley Museum will be held Sunday, May 29, from noon to 4 p.m. The parliament of barred owls carved by Museum Carver-in-Residence Steven Valleau’s winter class will be “in session.” Visitors are welcome to tour the galleries where the owls and

  • Shaw Gallery hosts MDI Open

    Shaw Gallery hosts MDI Open

    MOUNT DESERT — The 16th Annual MDI Open, an art exhibition featuring over 40 local artists, will be featured at the Shaw Gallery in Northeast Harbor from May 21 through June 15. An opening reception will be held at the gallery on Thursday, May 26, from 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.