Arts

Rumors theatre production

School of Performing Arts spreads ‘Rumors’ beginning Oct. 18

The University of Maine’s School of Performing Arts brings Neil Simon’s “Rumors” to the Al Cyrus Pavilion Theatre beginning Friday, Oct.18.  The show is the first mainstage production of the SPA 2019–20 season, and will run for seven performances: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18–19 and Oct. 25–26, 2 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27, and 10 a.m. […]

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Maine Edge includes ‘Rumors’ in roundup of local fall theatre

The Maine Edge previewed a University of Maine School of Performing Arts production of “Rumors,” a classic farce by Neil Simon, in a roundup of local fall theatre events. A group of friends is assembling to celebrate the 10th wedding anniversary of Charley and Myra Brock — but Charley has been shot in the ear, […]

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Union Leader advances Mauery’s Portsmouth art exhibit 

The New Hampshire Union Leader reported on a Portsmouth art exhibit by Andy Mauery, associate professor of art at the University of Maine. Mauery said her exhibition “devolve” is an emotional call to action on behalf of endangered species, and that she created an ode to nonhuman species that people can’t seem to stop destroying. […]

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Medicine and art

Maine arts and humanities, medicine the focus of new fellowship program

A new Maine Medical Arts & Humanities in Medicine Fellowship is being offered through a collaboration between the University of Maine and Northern Light Health. Doctors who complete their residency requirements at Northern Light Family Medicine and Residency in Bangor will have the opportunity to obtain a certificate of advanced learning from UMaine through the year-long fellowship. […]

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Maine Edge previews Beatles tribute show at CCA

The Maine Edge reported on an upcoming Beatles tribute show at the Collins Center for the Arts. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ classic 1968 two-record set “The Beatles,” or more commonly known as the “White Album,” a super-group is touring America this fall to play songs from the album, along with […]

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UMaine accepting applications for after-school art program

The University of Maine Department of Art is accepting applications for the after-school ArtWorks! Program. The program for students in grades K–8 provides opportunities to explore art through hands-on experiences with a variety of visual media, as well as the history of art and viewing of artistic works. The five-week fall ArtWorks! sessions will be […]

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Press Herald advances ‘Framing Maine’ art show

The Portland Press Herald reported on an upcoming University of Maine art exhibit in celebration of Maine’s bicentennial. “Framing Maine: Artists’ Perspectives on Place” opens Oct. 4 at Lord Hall Gallery with more than 50 pieces of art including paintings, drawings, photographs, quilts, rugs and baskets by nearly three dozen contemporary Maine artists. It is […]

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Jerome talks with BDN about ‘Entangled’ exhibit at UMMA

The Bangor Daily News talked with Nina Jerome, retired University of Maine adjunct associate professor of art, about her “Entangled” exhibit at the University of Maine Museum of Art in Bangor. While she misses seeing students, Jerome says she relishes the opportunity to fully immerse herself in her work. “It has been thrilling, to be […]

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