• ‘The Nutcracker’ returns to Grand

    ‘The Nutcracker’ returns to Grand

    ELLSWORTH — The Grand is excited to announce the return of a holiday tradition as The Robinson Ballet performs the Tchaikovsky classic “The Nutcracker” on the Stanley Subaru Stage on Dec. 13 and 14. Don’t miss out on this holiday classic tale of a girl, a magician, a nutcracker prince and a mouse king. One

  • Winter concert schedule set

    Winter concert schedule set

    BAR HARBOR — The artists have been booked and the stage has been set for the 2014-2015 “Sundays at the Jesup” Winter Concert Series. An eclectic selection of artists is sure to make Sunday afternoons better for everyone. All shows are at 2 p.m. On Dec. 7, The Blueberry Jammers, a group of nine dulcimer

  • TEMPO, town band, to shine

    TEMPO, town band, to shine

    ELLSWORTH — The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra (TEMPO) will perform holiday music at the Grand Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. Members of the Bar Harbor Town Band will be the orchestra’s special guests. TEMPO’s 32 musicians are middle and high school students from the region, including Searsport, Stockton Springs, Sullivan, Mount Desert

  • Jesup minds movie gap

    Jesup minds movie gap

    BAR HARBOR — While the good folks at Reel Pizza Cinerama rest and recharge and Bar Harbor is temporarily without a venue for movies, the Jesup is stepping in. Four movies will be shown on Saturday nights between Thanksgiving and Christmas at 6:30 p.m. The showings are on Nov. 29 and Dec. 6, 13 and

  • Acadia Choral holiday concert set

    Acadia Choral holiday concert set

    BAR HARBOR — Tickets are now on sale for the Acadia Choral Society’s Holiday Concert at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. The theme of this year’s program, “Heaven Comes Down to Earth,” is inspired by Felix Mendelssohn’s Christmas cantata, “Vom Himmel hoch”

  • ‘Tintypes’ is picture perfect

    ‘Tintypes’ is picture perfect video

    Last weekend’s performances of “Tintypes” at Mount Desert Island High School once again displayed the extraordinary talent of our local teenagers on and off stage and in the orchestra pit. We all have been impressed by MDI High’s incredible half-hour show choir performances. Imagine that kind effort – the nonstop singing, dance movements and musical

  • Robin Williams tribute  to screen at The Grand

    Robin Williams tribute to screen at The Grand

    ELLSWORTH — A film tribute to the late comic and dramatic actor Robin Williams will be held at The Grand beginning on Friday, Nov. 21. “Good Will Hunting” will be shown that evening at 7 p.m. The film is about a South Boston laborer, an unrecognized genius, and his work with a therapist who helps

  • COA theater class stages ‘Telephone’

    COA theater class stages ‘Telephone’

    BAR HARBOR — “Telephone,” a theatrical production which explores the effects of technology on communication, will be staged this weekend at College of the Atlantic (COA). The play is the product of Professor Jodi Baker’s Play Production Workshop class in which students learn about collaboration and common practices in professional theater. Baker, also director of

  • Fall musical ‘Tintypes’  coming to MDIHS stage

    Fall musical ‘Tintypes’ coming to MDIHS stage

    President Theodore Roosevelt and political activist Emma Goldman are having an argument on the Higgins-Demas stage at Mount Desert High School in Bar Harbor. She is stridently telling him that if he doesn’t do something to correct an economy where the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, the people are going to revolt.