Entertainment

  • Movie ticket booklets for sale

    Movie ticket booklets for sale

    BAR HARBOR — The Criterion Theatre again is selling holiday ticket booklets through Dec. 31. The booklets include five movie entries, each with a small popcorn and small drink. “The Criterion’s holiday ticket booklets make wonderful gifts for families and save purchasers $15,” said Kristin Leffler. “Not only will you be giving the gift of

  • Holiday sing-along set

    Holiday sing-along set

    BAR HARBOR — A special holiday sing-along will take place at the Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. Mike and Susie Fay will play holiday favorites. The library will provide lyric sheets. Mike Fay is a singer-songwriter who first started singing in spontaneous, acapella “happenings” on street corners in Brooklyn, N.Y.,

  • Blake Rosso Band to perform

    Blake Rosso Band to perform

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The Blake Rosso Band will play at Coda on Friday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. The five-piece Americana band, made up of all local musicians, “brings foot-stomping energy with their wide array of instruments, strong vocals and distinct musical backgrounds, including bluegrass, folk, jazz, theater and heavy metal,” said Blake Rosso. The

  • Mavis Staples MDI show set

    Mavis Staples MDI show set

    BAR HARBOR — Rhythm and blues and gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform at The Criterion Theatre on Friday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. as part of the tour for her new album “If All I Was Was Black.” Staple’s first paying gig was at the Holy Trinity Baptist Church in 1948 with her family’s

  • Cohn to play at Criterion

    Cohn to play at Criterion

    BAR HARBOR — Folk rock singer, songwriter and musician Marc Cohn will perform at The Criterion Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. Cohn’s debut album went platinum and won him a Grammy for the soulful ballad “Walking in Memphis.” Ever since, he “has been mesmerizing audiences with his gifted compositions and honest delivery,”

  • Ghost of Paul Revere rides back to The Criterion

    BAR HARBOR — Maine-based award-winning holler folk band Ghost of Paul Revere will play at The Criterion Theatre on Friday, Jan. 19, at 8 p.m. with new songs off the recently released album “Monarch.” “Monarch” builds on the success of the 2014 debut full-length “Believe” and the 2015 EP “Field Notes Vol. 1.” “Every other

  • Local conservation documentary to be screened

    Local conservation documentary to be screened

    ELLSWORTH — The locally made documentary “Community Conservation: Finding the Balance between Nature & Culture” will be shown at The Grand as part of a special presentation by the theater and the Frenchman Bay Conservancy on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. “Maine’s natural lands are under continuing pressure from numerous sources, and we need

  • Church fair, luncheon

    Church fair, luncheon

    BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert St., will hold its annual Christmas fair, luncheon and sale on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair features knitting, crocheting, sewing and other handmade items, an old-fashioned cheese wheel, homemade candy, cookies and other baked goods. There will be

  • Kubrick, Kurosawa, Hitchcock movie screenings planned

    Kubrick, Kurosawa, Hitchcock movie screenings planned

    BAR HARBOR — An Iconic Director Series of films will be shown at The Criterion Theatre from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 24-26, at 7 p.m. With a showing of Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove” on Friday, Akira Kurosawa’s “Sanjuro” in Japanese with English subtitles on Saturday and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” on Sunday, “it will be