Arts

BDN notes NT Live’s ‘Present Laughter’ in weekend arts preview 

The Bangor Daily News included National Theatre Live’s production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy “Present Laughter” in its roundup of weekend events. In the three-hour “Present Laughter” which will be broadcast at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 to the Collins Center for the Arts, star actor Garry Essendine prepares for an overseas tour, his colorful […]

Read more

John Stass to visit Department of Art as Sculptor in Residence

Maine sculptor John Stass will be the University of Maine Department of Art guest as a Sculptor in Residence on Jan. 29 and 30. Stass will give a sculpture demonstration on creating mid-century minimalist works in wood, and a lecture about minimalism in the arts titled “Minimalism…Enough is Enough.” He will attempt to link the […]

Read more

UMMA included in BDN roundup of weekend events

In a roundup of weekend events, the Bangor Daily News included the University of Maine Museum of Art, which opens its winter/spring exhibitions on Jan. 10. The exhibits include large, colorful paintings by Teresa Dunn, a mixed media installation from husband and wife artists Deirdre Murphy and Scott White, and photographs by Michael Philip Manheim. […]

Read more

‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ among January CCA performances

January events at the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine will include a performance of “The Simon & Garfunkel Story,” a chamber music concert and several broadcast shows.  “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” tells the tale of how two young boys from Queens in New York City became the world’s most […]

Read more

Lord Hall Gallery

Senior art exhibition ’16 Minds’ runs Dec. 6–Feb. 7

The University of Maine 2019 senior art exhibition “16 Minds” will open with a reception from 5:30–7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Lord Hall Gallery. The show, which runs through Feb. 7, features more than 86 works by 16 artists — Olivia Bradstreet, Danny Bridges, HR Buzzell, Cheryl Coffin, Sam Dowe, Kate Finnemore, Kendra Green, Katelyn […]

Read more

Collins Center for the Arts

‘A Christmas Carol,’ a cappella group among December CCA performances

The Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine is offering a variety of performances throughout the 2019–20 season. December events will include a broadcast show, a touring production of “A Christmas Carol” and a Christmas concert by a cappella group The Swingles.   On Dec. 12, Nebraska Theatre Caravan will bring the Charles […]

Read more

CCA events included in BDN roundup of holiday shows in Maine

Several shows at the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts were included in a Bangor Daily News roundup of holiday shows in eastern Maine. UMaine’s choral ensembles and student orchestra will perform in the annual Yuletide Celebration at 3 p.m. Dec. 8 in the CCA. A touring show from the Nebraska Theatre Caravan […]

Read more

The Maine Edge publishes UMaine release on 25th annual Basketmakers Holiday Market

The Maine Edge published a University of Maine news release about the 25th annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 14. The event will feature demonstrations by birchbark artist Barry Dana, a citizen of the Penobscot Nation, and basketmaker Peter Neptune, a Passamaquoddy, among others. Admission is free for the market, which runs […]

Read more