Entertainment

  • Summer organ series set

    Summer organ series set

    BAR HARBOR — The Friends of Music at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church presents a summer series of organ recitals. Concerts are held Fridays through Aug. 30 at 12:15 p.m. and last approximately one hour. The annual concert series was founded in 2007 by Julia Morris-Myers, who at the time was serving as music director for

  • Festival finale

    Festival finale

    BAR HARBOR — Francis Fortier will conduct the Bar Harbor Festival String Orchestra in Mozart’s Concerto in E-Flat Major, K. 449 on Friday, July 26 at 8 p.m. at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church in the 15th Annual Bob Noonan Memorial Concert. Antonio Galera Lopez will be the piano soloist. Along with the Mozart Piano Concerto,

  • Dover quartet to play

    Dover quartet to play

    MOUNT DESERT — Kennedy Center quartet-in-residence the Dover Quartet will perform a Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music concert Tuesday, Aug. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at The Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor. They will perform Frank Bridge’s Piano Quartet with pianist Todd Crow, the first String Quartet by Bridge’s pupil Benjamin Britten, the Adagio and

  • And The Kids to play at Lompoc

    And The Kids to play at Lompoc

    BAR HAROBOR — Western Massachusetts indie rock band And The Kids, Rebecca Lasaponaro and Hannah Mohan, will perform with special guest Audrey Ryan July 26-27 at 9 p.m. at The Lompoc in Bar Harbor. There is no cover charge for the event. “When This Life Is Over” is the band’s third full-length and the most

  • Dance fest set

    Dance fest set

    BAR HARBOR — Nimbus Dance, the New Jersey-based modern dance company led by Samuel Pott, and the Criterion Theatre present the inaugural Acadia Dance Festival. During the week of July 22-26, Nimbus dancers have led summer camp programs for children at Camp Beech Cliff and Summer Festival of the Arts. Participants in those camps, and

  • ‘Perfect Wedding’ opens tomorrow

    ‘Perfect Wedding’ opens tomorrow

    MOUNT DESERT — Acadia Repertory Theatre’s production of “Perfect Wedding” will open Tuesday, July 23 at 8:15 p.m. The show will then run nightly except for Mondays through Aug. 11. In the play, a bridegroom wakes on his wedding morning in his own bridal suite, with his bride-to-be about to arrive any moment, and finds

  • Summer Chorale presents Carmina Burana

    Summer Chorale presents Carmina Burana

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Summer Chorale will perform Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” Aug. 2 and 3 at St. Saviour’s Church. Music Director will present a brief introduction to the work at 7 p.m. both evenings. The concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Joining the Chorale will be soloists Nathan De’Shon Myers, Kyla McCarrel and

  • Kneisel Hall in Southwest

    Kneisel Hall in Southwest

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Southwest Harbor Public Library presents its annual Kneisel Hall chamber concert on Wednesday, July 24, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held in Southwest Harbor across the street from the library at St. John’s Episcopal Church. “This is a wonderful opportunity to hear one of the most significant chamber music

  • Rep’s ‘Alice’ is zany fun

    Rep’s ‘Alice’ is zany fun

    Review by Nan Lincoln MOUNT DESERT — For Acadia Repertory Theater’s annual children’s theater offering, Artistic Director Cheryl Willis has fractured yet another classic children’s tale and tossed all the glittery, glowy, silly and saucy bits and pieces onto the stage for her cast of talented young actors to seize upon and transform into an