Arts & living

  • “Meet the Music Makers” brings brass ensemble

    “Meet the Music Makers” brings brass ensemble

    BAR HARBOR — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s Acadia Brass ensemble is performing two shows at the Criterion Theatre Friday, Sept. 14 as part of their “Meet the Music Makers” program. The first show is a 1 p.m. free performance for local schools and the second is a 7 p.m. performance open to the general public.

  • Wood’s photos on display

    Wood’s photos on display

    TREMONT — In September, the Bass Harbor Memorial Library will feature the photography of Ed Wood. A reception for the artist will be held on Thursday, Sept. 13 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Wood was a lawyer in Pittsburgh for thirty-five years before he realized that he wanted to go in a different direction. He

  • Egypt trip is talk topic

    Egypt trip is talk topic

    BAR HARBOR — Abigail Conrad will give a talk at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. as she shares pictures and stories from her journey to Egypt last year. Abigail Conrad and her husband Gary began their trip in Egypt’s capital city, Cairo, before flying to Aswan, a city in

  • The buzz on bees

    The buzz on bees

    BAR HARBOR — Master Beekeeper Andrew Dewey will give a talk at the Jesup Memorial Library on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. to learn more about beekeeping. Dewey has kept bees in Maine since 2001. He is certified by both the Eastern Apicultural Society and The University of Montana as a Master Beekeeper, and

  • Little to discuss art book projects

    Little to discuss art book projects

    BAR HARBOR — Artist and author Carl Little will speak at the Jesup Memorial Library on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. about his three recent book projects on Maine artists. The books are “Paintings of Portland,” co-written with his brother David Little; “Philip Frey: Here and Now,” co-written by Daniel Kany and “Nature Observed:

  • Family ties are talk topic

    Family ties are talk topic

    BAR HARBOR — Jasmine Wallace of Villanova University will give the second annual Paul Hammond Memorial Lecture Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Jesup Memorial Library. Wallace’s talk is called “How’s your momma? How Kinship Shapes Identity.” “It will explore how who we are and who we grow up to be is a

  • Big mountain adventures

    Big mountain adventures

    NORTHEAST HARBOR — Peter Rogers will give a talk called “Everest and the Seven Summits” Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Northeast Harbor Library. Rogers first climbed at Outward Bound during high school, got quite serious about it in college, and pursued his passion as far afield as Nepal and the Arctic in

  • Local artists join UMA photo show

    Local artists join UMA photo show

    AUGUSTA — Photographs by Tammy Packie, Leslie Bowman, Jim Dugan and Gifford Ewing are part of a photography exhibit on display at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine through Dec. 14. A reception is set for Sept. 8 from 2 – 5 p.m., with a brief program beginning at 3 p.m. The exhibit,

  • Criterion hosts weekly park ranger program

    Criterion hosts weekly park ranger program

    BAR HARBOR — A park ranger is coming to a theater near you. At 2 p.m. every Friday through October – except Sept. 14 – Acadia National Park Ranger Anne Warner will present an introduction to the park and answer questions at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor. Lynne Dominy, Acadia’s chief of interpretation and