Arts & living

  • Block printing workshop set

    Block printing workshop set

    BAR HARBOR — Liz Cutler will lead a miniature block printmaking workshop Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Participants will create their own linocut and use vibrant Akua inks to print from the linoleum onto paper. They will take home all their prints, one matted print and the linocut to

  • Grant supports Willey’s Calvineers film project

    Grant supports Willey’s Calvineers film project

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Cameraman and filmmaker Thom Willey was recently awarded a $5,000 Maine Artist Fellowship Award by the Maine Arts Commission for a documentary in progress about the endangered North Atlantic right whale and a group of middle school students learning about the whales’ plight. Bill McWeeny, a whale researcher and science teacher at

  • Library party set

    Library party set

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The staff and trustees of the Southwest Harbor Public Library present a Community Appreciation Party Friday, Jan. 4, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. “We want to thank you for supporting your community library, all year long!” event organizers said. “There will be music, refreshments, and the fun of getting together.” Contact the

  • Composer-in-residence concert cancelled

    Composer-in-residence concert cancelled

    Updated 12/31/18 BAR HARBOR — A concert with Acadia National Park composer-in-residence Rachel Panitch planned for Jan. 5 at the Jesup library has been cancelled due to the partial government shutdown. The planned concert was an official National Park Service outreach event, and part of the visitor services that have been discontinued during the shutdown.

  • Fly-tying workshop set

    Fly-tying workshop set

    BAR HARBOR — A hands-on workshop on tying fly-fishing flies is planned for Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. “Join a representative from the Downeast Salmon Federation (DSF) and Maine Outdoor School and learn the basics of how to make a traditional fishing fly,” event organizers said. “At the end

  • Baroque concert set

    Baroque concert set

    BAR HARBOR — Phoebe Durand-McDonnell and Celeste Mittelhauser will play a short concert featuring Baroque harp and voice on Thursday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. The duo performs as Biea Duette. They traveled together to the Czech Republic last summer to study Baroque music. Durand-McDonnell, who is from Bar Harbor,