Arts

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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Lord Hall Gallery to exhibit the work of eight Maine sculptors

The Lord Hall Gallery at the University of Maine will host an exhibition of stone sculptures created by eight emerging and internationally recognized Maine artists Oct. 6 through Nov. 17. “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 […]

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Digital Humanities Week to focus on adding arts to STEM disciplines

The University of Maine will host several free and public events as part of Digital Humanities Week, Oct. 2–6. This year’s conference will examine what role the arts and humanities play in a world that is increasingly driven by science and technology. A growing movement known as STEM To STEAM aims to interject the arts […]

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Tuesdays at the IMRC begins Sept. 26 with musician Vic Rawlings

Musician Vic Rawlings will kick off the Intermedia MFA program’s fall 2017 visiting artist lectures series, known as Tuesdays at the IMRC, 7–8 p.m. Sept. 26. The Boston-based Rawlings is a multi-instrumentalist fluent in many styles on the guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, ukulele and tenor banjo. He has played in live bands and on recordings […]

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‘Million Dollar Quartet’ comes to CCA Sept. 26

The Tony Award-winning musical “Million Dollar Quartet” will be performed at the Collins Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The show depicts a recording session organized by the “Father of Rock ’n’ Roll” Sam Phillips, who brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at the Sun […]

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Williams speaks about upcoming ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ musical on WABI

Danny Williams, executive director of the the Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine, visited the WABI (Channel 5) studio to speak about an upcoming musical. “Million Dollar Quartet” will be performed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26 at the CCA. The musical was inspired by the famous one-time recording session that […]

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