Arts

Irish ensemble, Motown show among March events at CCA

March events at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts will include “Peg + Cat Live!”, Irish and Motown music groups and more, all part of the 2018–19 season. “Peg + Cat Live!” will be at 7 p.m. March 8. Based on the Emmy Award-winning PBS Kids show “Peg + Cat,” this musical […]

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WABI, WVII cover 15th annual International Dance Festival

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) covered the 15th annual International Dance Festival at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts on Feb. 16. More than a dozen countries were represented through 18 acts featuring traditional music, dance and clothes from around the world to showcase UMaine’s diverse student body. “It’s not […]

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Sun Journal previews faculty art exhibition opening Feb. 15

The Sun Journal previewed an exhibition by faculty members in the University of Maine Department of Art set to open Feb. 15. “Featured Faculty / 2019” at the Lord Hall Gallery will showcase the works of nine faculty members: Connie Albertson, Giles Timms, Andy Mauery, Wayne Hall, Susan Camp, Robert Pollien, Samantha Jones, Kris Engman […]

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Penobscot Times advances Zenith Ensemble concert

The Penobscot Times advanced a concert by the Zenith Ensemble in Minsky Recital Hall at the University of Maine at 2 p.m. Feb. 16. The ensemble includes five singers and six instrumentalists from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and is led by Grammy-nominated performer and concertmaster Marika Holmqvist, the article states. The concert will feature […]

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The Maine Edge interviews cast member in preview of ‘Spamalot’

The Maine Edge interviewed Steve McCoy, who plays the role of King Arthur in the touring production of “Spamalot,” in a preview of the show that will come to the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts. With book and lyrics by Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez, “Spamalot” is inspired by […]

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UMaine art faculty exhibition to open Feb. 15

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine will present an exhibition of the rich and varied work of nine faculty members who teach in the Department of Art. “Featured Faculty / 2019,” which runs Feb. 15 through March 8, will showcase work by Connie Albertson, Giles Timms, Andy Mauery, Wayne Hall, Susan Camp, […]

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Zenith Ensemble to highlight Handel and Bach in Feb. 16 concert

Zenith Ensemble will perform at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 in Minsky Recital Hall at the University of Maine. Led by Grammy-nominated performer and concertmaster Marika Holmqvist, the professional ensemble comprises five singers and six instrumentalists who hail from Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Some of the best pieces of the Baroque period’s quintessential composers of […]

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WABI reports UMMA to offer free admission in 2019

WABI (Channel 5) reported the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor will again offer free admission in 2019 thanks to a gift from Deighan Wealth Advisors. The wealth management firm’s support allows all community members to enjoy the museum and its exhibits regardless of financial ability, the report states. The only collecting […]

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