Arts

BDN boosts one-woman show performance at UMaine

The Bangor Daily News shared information about the performance of a one-woman show by Vicki Summers, a Portland actress who turned her maternal grandmother’s life story into a one-woman play, “Bella, an Immigrant’s Tale.” It will be performed for free at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Minsky Recital Hall. Derek Michaud, UMaine’s coordinator of religious […]

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The Atlantic features a conversation with Talty

The Atlantic featured a conversation with Morgan Talty, associate professor of English at the University of Maine, about his debut novel “Night of the Living Rez.” “I find that mentoring and editing and working with other writers is rejuvenating for me. I have to do it. It charges my batteries for the creative work. I’m […]

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BDN notes Pratt participation in Bangor Book Fair

The Bangor Daily News noted that Bruce Pratt, a lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Maine, will participate in the Bangor Area Maine Authors’ Book Fair on Dec. 10, from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Pratt is an award-winning writer and poet whose first novel is titled “The Serpents of Blissfull.”

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BDN features UMaine Zillman Art Museum

The Bangor Daily News wrote a feature about how the University of Maine’s Zillman Art Museum ended up in downtown Bangor. The museum was founded in 1946 by longtime UMaine art professor Vincent Hartgen, but by the late 1990s, it had already well outgrown its on-campus location at Carnegie Hall with the nearly 6,000 works […]

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BDN shares Wabanaki Winter Market

The Bangor Daily News reported that the Wabanaki Winter Market, an annual celebration of art created by Wabanaki artists, will return with one-of-a-kind artwork for sale from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the University of Maine Collins Center for the Arts. The schedule of events is online.

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PenBay Pilot shares ‘Plan B’ art exhibit

The Penobscot Bay Pilot and Republican Journal noted that “Plan B,” a new multimedia art exhibit curated by Larraine Brown of Artivism in Maine, is at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. The show, on display through Jan. 9, is free and open to the public […]

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UMaine Machias museum management class exhibit opens today 

“TIME: Stories of the Past and Echoes of the Future,” an exhibit by UMaine Machias professor Bernie Vinzani’s museum management class, opens today, Nov. 28, 4–6 p.m at the University of Maine Machias Art Gallery on the first floor of Powers Hall. The exhibit, inspired by T.S. Elliot’s poem “Burnt Notion,” conveys the idea that […]

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Machias Valley News-Observer shares ‘Hungry Now’ documentary screening

The Machias Valley News-Observer noted that the documentary “Hungry Now,” filmed and produced through a class at the University of Maine Machias, will have its regional premiere at the University of Maine at Machias Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Dec. 2, following its television premiere on Maine Public Television on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 24, […]

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‘Plan B’ art exhibit at the UMaine Hutchinson Center

“Plan B,” a new multimedia art exhibit curated by Larraine Brown of Artivism in Maine, is at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The show, on display through Jan. 9, is free and open to the public from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. There will […]

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