• Shamanism workshop set

    Shamanism workshop set

    MOUNT DESERT — Richard Parker will offer a workshop on modern shamanism and shamanic meditation Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Northeast Harbor Library from 9 a.m. to noon. “Shamanism is not a religion but a method to gain insight into oneself and one’s relationship with the natural world and to access support and healing to

  • 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

  • Helping a troubled niece

    Helping a troubled niece

    Adapted from a recent online discussion Dear Carolyn: I set up time to hang out with my 14-year-old niece, who is very sweet and also has been getting in trouble — skipping school, lying to family, etc. She reminds me so much of myself at her age. I figure I can relate to her 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

  • Garland Farm open Thursdays

    Garland Farm open Thursdays

    BAR HARBOR — Garland Farm, where landscape designer Beatrix Farrand lived the last few years of her life, is open to the public on Thursday afternoons through the month of September. The farm is located at 475 Bay View Drive in Bar Harbor. Farrand (1872-1959) designed more than 100 private and public landscapes, including the

  • Giving vegetables their due

    Giving vegetables their due

    BAR HARBOR – Photographer Lynn Karlin moved to Belfast from her native New York City several years ago, following in the footsteps of homesteaders Helen and Scott Nearing. She was an in-demand commercial photographer. Her work appeared in the fashion-industry trade journal Woman’s Wear Daily, the New York Times Magazine and House Beautiful. So the