Entertainment

  • ‘Headless Horseman’ to ride into Criterion

    ‘Headless Horseman’ to ride into Criterion

    BAR HARBOR — The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers will perform “The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow” at The Criterion Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. In this comedic rendition of the classic Washington Irving tale, Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and a spookier image. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones

  • Picton-Turbervill to play Goldberg Variations

    Picton-Turbervill to play Goldberg Variations

    BAR HARBOR — Classical pianist Edward Picton-Turbervill will perform J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, in College of the Atlantic’s Gates Community Center on Friday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. The performance, to be preceded by a presentation on the composition and creation of the famous piece, is free and open to the public. The

  • Kish to talk about latest AT thru-hike

    Kish to talk about latest AT thru-hike

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Veteran hiker and author Carey Kish of Hall Quarry will share his adventures hiking the entire Appalachian Trail when he visits the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. The Appalachian Trail is one of the most famous long distance footpaths in the world, and for hikers who

  • Halloween events planned for library

    Halloween events planned for library

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Pumpkin carving, storytelling and trick-or-treating for books await kids at the Southwest Harbor Public Library. On Thursday, Oct. 26, from 1-5 p.m., the library will offer pumpkin carving. Pumpkins and tools will be provided while supplies last or patrons may bring their own. Local musicians will provide live music during the afternoon.

  • Documentary examines schools

    Documentary examines schools

    BAR HARBOR — The documentary “Backpack Full of Cash” will be shown in McCormick Lecture Hall on the College of the Atlantic Campus on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m. Immediately following the film, Bonnie Tai, COA’s director of educational studies, will facilitate a discussion on the topics raised by the film. The narration by

  • ‘Frankenstein’ returns to The Grand

    ‘Frankenstein’ returns to The Grand

    ELLSWORTH — The National Theatre of London’s “Frankenstein” will be screened in high definition at The Grand on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 2 and 7 p.m. Filmmaker Danny Boyle’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s horror classic for the stage stars the two actors most famous for playing Sherlock Holmes on television in the 21st century: Benedict

  • Greenpeace history focus of film

    Greenpeace history focus of film

    BAR HARBOR — A free screening of “How to Change the World” will be presented by Reel Pizza Cinerama, 33 Kennebec Place, on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. Using never-before-seen archive footage that brings their extraordinary world to life, “How to Change the World” is the story of how Greenpeace developed from a small

  • Evening of spooky stories planned

    Evening of spooky stories planned

    MOUNT DESERT — An evening of storytelling focused on personal experiences of the paranormal — the spooky, the strange and the unexplainable — is planned for the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5-7 p.m. Stories from those who have seen a ghost or been sent a sign from a lost loved one,

  • Poets welcome to read own work

    Poets welcome to read own work

    BAR HARBOR — Poets and lovers of verse are invited to share their poetry or work that inspires them at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. Haiku, odes, sonnets or free verse, finished pieces or drafts, are welcome at the slam, which, unlike traditional slams, is about community, camaraderie and