Arts

Jeremy Camp to perform at CCA July 1

Singer, songwriter and storyteller Jeremy Camp will take the stage at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 1. Last fall, Jeremy Camp released “The Answer,” his 15th album in 15 years. He has been named Male Vocalist of the Year twice, Songwriter of the Year […]

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Village Soup previews annual Festival of Art at Hutchinson Center

The annual Festival of Art in Belfast will take place at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center June 7–9, Village Soup reports. The variety of works shown in the festival were created by 153 artists. The show is nonjuried and was produced by the Senior College at Belfast located in the Hutchinson Center. The festival […]

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Story of UMaine’s Sculpture Trail featured in Slippery Rock Gazette

An article about the self-guided walking tour of sculptures at the University of Maine, developed in 2016 by Marisue Pickering, a professor emerita, and John Pickering, an alumnus, was featured in the May 2018 issue of the Slippery Rock Gazette. Three of these more than 30 sculptures were created as part of the Schoodic International Sculpture […]

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University of Maine Museum of Art announces summer exhibitions

The University of Maine Museum of Art has announced its summer exhibitions, running May 25 through Sept. 1. Helen O’Leary’s “Safe House” consists of works showcasing a combination of painting and sculpture methods through repurposed materials emerging from “the chiseling of earlier attempts” to reflect the process of her work. Diana Schmertz’s “They Are Each […]

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Without Borders Festival, thesis exhibition to open at Lord Hall Gallery

The 15th annual Without Borders Festival and thesis exhibition, titled “Between You and Me” and showcasing the work of University of Maine intermedia MFA candidates, will come to Lord Hall Gallery May 17–June 30. An opening reception will take place at 6 p.m. May 17 and will be followed by a performance in the APPE […]

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WABI covers Spring Art Factory at UMMA

WABI (Channel 5) reported on the annual Spring Art Factory held at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor. Families were invited to create their own paintings, prints and paper crafts, as well as view artwork on display in the gallery during the free event, WABI reported. Organizers said they were expecting […]

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16th annual POETS/SPEAK! to celebrate diversity at Bangor Public Library

The Bangor Public Library will host the 16th annual POETS/SPEAK! poetry reading event April 26. This year’s event, which is themed “Celebrate Unity in Diversity,” is dedicated to Allen Monga, a student at Deering High School in Portland and an asylum seeker from Zambia, who won the Maine Poetry Out Loud competition and went to […]

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New England premiere highlights annual Combined Band Concert

The New England premiere of John Mackey’s “Antique Violences” will highlight the annual Combined Band Concert of the University of Maine Symphonic Band and UMaine Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. April 26 at the Collins Center for the Arts. The premiere will feature alto saxophonist Nathan Sprangers, a music education major from East Machias, Maine […]

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