Arts

BDN promotes UMaine’s celebration of student research, creative activity

The Bangor Daily News advanced a weeklong celebration of student research and creative activity Aug. 23–27 at the Collins Center for the Arts. Student led performances, undergraduate student research highlights and TedX-style faculty talks will be offered daily from 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. to kick off the Research Learning Experience initiative. The free events will be […]

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Maine Edge talks with Williams, previews CCA season

The Maine Edge interviewed Danny Williams via email about the return to live performances at the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts (CCA). Williams, the executive director of the CCA, noted that while there are fewer offerings this fall and the pandemic is not yet over, the staff welcomes the return of live […]

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WVII advances BSO live performances

WVII (Channel 7) advanced the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s 126th season, which features live performances beginning Oct. 10 at the University of Maine’s Collins Center for the Arts. Tickets go on sale Sept. 7.

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Award-winning playwright, UMaine lecturer remembered

University of Maine lecturer and Libra Professor William Yellow Robe passed away July 19 in Bangor after a long illness. He was 61.  Yellow Robe, a member of the Assiniboine Nation from Fort Peck, Montana, joined the UMaine community first as a Visiting Libra Professor in fall 2004. He was an award-winning playwright with a […]

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Bangor Daily highlights Birch participation in organ recital series

The Bangor Daily News highlighted Kevin Birch, an organ and harpsichord instructor with the University of Maine, participating in St. John’s Organ Society’s Summer Recital Series to be held at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday starting Aug. 5. Birch will close out the series with his rectial on Sept. 2. More information can be found online.

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Media report on passing of William Yellow Robe, Merrill award

The Bangor Daily News reported that William S. Yellow Robe, acclaimed playwright and adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine, died July 19 at the age of 61. Yellow Robe, who taught numerous graduate and undergraduate classes at UMaine, explored the racial, cultural and emotional faultlines of Native American life through his plays, highlighting […]

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