Arts

Defiant Requiem film screening and concert by the Silver Duo, Oct. 29

UMaine will host a screening of the award-winning holocaust documentary “Defiant Requiem,” followed by a concert by the Silver Duo featuring music composed by concentration camp prisoners. The screening and concert will take place at 1 p.m., Oct. 29 in Minsky Recital Hall, and is free and open to the public. “Defiant Requiem” tells the […]

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Republican Journal advances photo exhibits at Hutchinson Center

The Republican Journal reported the opening of the Penobscot Marine Museum’s photography exhibits at the Hutchinson Center. “The Allure of the Lighthouse: The Postcard View” and “A Way of Life: The Fishing Families of Stonington” will be on display at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery from Oct. 17 to Jan. 19. The […]

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Drew Brooks

Drew Brooks: Microbiology, music double major on track for medical school

Drew Brooks, a microbiology and music double major from Lyman, Maine, came to the University of Maine with a goal of becoming a medical doctor. As a sophomore, Brooks already has been accepted to Tufts University School of Medicine through the Maine Track Early Assurance program. Born of a partnership between Tufts and Maine Medical […]

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Machias Valley News Observer advances UMM photography exhibit

Machias Valley News Observer reported an exhibit featuring the work of photographer Lisa Tyson Ennis will be on display at the University of Maine at Machias Art Gallery through Dec. 8. A reception to open “What Once Was” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Responding to dramatic changes occurring within the […]

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Wilson Center immigration exhibit featured in BDN

The Bangor Daily News reported on an interactive exhibit on display at the Wilson Center for Spiritual Exploration and Multifaith Dialogue. “Along the Migrant Trails” features items left behind by escaping migrants traveling along the Arizona/Mexico border. The exhibit was made possible by Sara Lowden, a Ph.D. student of anthropology and environmental policy at the […]

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Riordan speaks with Maine Edge about ARTober

Liam Riordan, a history professor at the University of Maine, spoke with The Maine Edge about ARTober, a monthlong celebration of arts and culture in Bangor. ARTober is put on by the Commission on Cultural Development, with support from several sponsors, including the McGillicuddy Humanities Center at UMaine, according to the article. Riordan, one of […]

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Mainely Baroque to join faculty, students for two performances

The School of Performing Arts at the University of Maine will host two performances of Mainely Baroque, a musical trio of European early music specialists, in concert with UMaine students and faculty. Mainely Baroque returns to UMaine with a program of repertoire for multiple voices or parts, titled, “A più parti: 17th century music for […]

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Maine Edge previews Lord Hall Gallery sculpture exhibit

The Maine Edge published a University of Maine news release about a Lord Hall Gallery exhibition of stone sculptures created by eight Maine artists. “Carved Stone: Maine Artists” features artists who were selected in response to the aesthetic and creative quality of their work, as well as a means of demonstrating the traditions, processes and […]

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October CCA performances to include ‘Hamlet,’ illusions show

The Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine is offering a variety of performances throughout the 2017–18 season. October events will include a Shakespearean play, Dutch vocal ensemble concert, and a magic and illusions show. Aquila Theatre will bring “Hamlet,” the classic tale of love, revenge, mortality and madness, to the CCA […]

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Digital Humanities Week talk to look at local blueberries, clams, beer

Researchers from around the state, including the University of Maine and Colby College, will discuss ways to document and nourish the state’s endangered economies that depend on local agriculture and wildlife as part of UMaine’s Digital Humanities Week. “Blueberries, Clams, and Beer: The Lure of the Local,” will be held 1–2:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5 […]

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