Arts & living

  • Collage vessels workshop planned

    Collage vessels workshop planned

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Liz Cutler of ArtWaves will host a collage vessels workshop at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Using a variety of two-dimensional materials and a simple mold, Cutler will talk about composition and proportions with color, texture and pattern in a three-dimensional format. Participants will work

  • Storyteller to portrays Cordelia Stanwood

    Storyteller to portrays Cordelia Stanwood

    BAR HARBOR — Acadia Senior College will host storyteller Jude Lamb at noon on Feb. 28, 2020 at Birch Bay Village. Lamb will portray Cordelia Stanwood, sharing something of Ms. Stanwood’s life and passion for birds. Cordelia Stanwood lived from 1865 to 1958. She was a self-taught ornithologist and photographer in the early 20th century

  • Craft workshop

    Craft workshop

    BAR HARBOR — Liz Cutler of ArtWaves will be the Jesup Memorial Library during a craft workshop for all skill levels on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. Participants will make a vessel using tissue paper, raffia, feathers, vintage paper, yarn, fabric and plaster, and can bring in a uniquely shaped bowl or vessel to

  • Island jazz night

    Island jazz night

    BAR HARBOR — The annual Island Jazz Night performance from Mount Desert Island and Trenton middle school jazz bands and the MDI High School jazz groups is planned for Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. The MDI Music Boosters will host a pasta dinner before the performance at 4:30 p.m. and bake sale from 5:30-8

  • Trenton Elementary School students  share ‘illuminated stories’

    Trenton Elementary School students share ‘illuminated stories’

      TRENTON — A group of fourth, fifth and sixth students recently participated in the Illuminated Story workshop, an activity that combines art, creative writing and programming. Trenton Elementary School Art/GT teacher Connie Barnes and Cindy Lambert, the school’s technology integrator, won a grant from the Mount Desert Island Educational Enhancement Fund to use electronics

  • Villarreal showing at the Jesup

    Villarreal showing at the Jesup

    BAR HARBOR — The work of artist Daniel Villarreal will be on display at the Jesup Memorial Library during the month of February. “This current show is homage to a recent visit to the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. The experience was one of pride in the American commitment to freedom and an acknowledgement of

  • Registration open for Scherzo adult chorus

    Registration open for Scherzo adult chorus

    ELLSWORTH — Registration is open for SCHERZO \skertsō\ , an adult chorus organized by Ellsworth Community Music Institute (ECMI) in collaboration with Friends in Action in Ellsworth. The chorus will be led by Gina Schuh-Turner and is open to all adults 50 age and up with no audition. Rehearsals start February 25 from 11 a.m. to noon and run for 10 weeks at