Arts

Johnson previews UMMA Tee Party on WABI

Kat Johnson, education coordinator at the University of Maine Museum of Art in downtown Bangor, was a recent guest on WABI (Channel 5). She spoke about the museum’s Tee Party to mark the end of summer, which will be held 5:30–7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31. Guests — ages 21 and older — are asked to […]

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BDN reports on cross-genre performance at Fort Knox

The Bangor Daily News advanced the Aug. 24 premiere of “No Plan B,” a cross-genre collaboration of movement, light, projection and sound, at Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Prospect. The production was made possible by a research residency at the University of Maine’s Intermedia MFA program. The residency allowed Gene Felice, […]

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Shadowland

‘Shadowland’ one of many highlights of CCA’s 2017–18 season

“Shadowland” — a multimedia, projected shadow play with acrobatic dance and an original score — will launch the Collins Center for the Arts’ 2017–18 season at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. This year’s gala presentation by Pilobolus is the dramatic story of a young girl’s sensational world as she comes of age. “Shadowland” will be […]

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Artists and naturalists explore the power of fire and forests

The second installment of the three part Elemental Intersections series will be Friday, Aug. 25 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church in Newcastle. The Elemental Intersections series explores the connections between art and contemporary environmental concerns. The event will feature the ceramic works of artist Jack Troy and a discussion with Nicholas Fisichelli, directory […]

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‘No plan b’ cross-genre performance to premiere at Fort Knox

“No plan b,” a cross-genre collaboration of movement, light, projection and sound, will premiere at Fort Knox and Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory in Prospect on Aug. 24. The innovative production’s mix of art and technology has been under development for more than a year and was made possible by a research residency at the […]

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BDN advances Belfast organ concert that features Birch

The Bangor Daily News carried a release about Kevin Birch, a member of the music faculty at the University of Maine, being the featured organist at the 2017 Summer Organ Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at The First Church in Belfast, United Church of Christ. Birch also is organist and director of music at St. John’s Catholic Church in […]

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Pride of Maine Black Bear Marching Band to kick off American Folk Festival

The American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront announced the University of Maine’s Pride of Maine Black Bear Marching Band will kick off this year’s event, which runs Aug. 25–27. UMaine’s marching band, composed of 116 musicians and directed by Christopher White, will lead a parade through the grounds starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. […]

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Grad student’s climate change art featured in Outside Magazine

Jill Pelto, a graduate student in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, was included in an Outside Magazine article that featured 10 artists who are turning climate change data into paintings, sculptures and illustrations. Pelto, who is 24 years old, knows that her generation and those that follow are […]

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Machias Valley News Observer previews Barrett, Artesani concert

Machias Valley News Observer reported the Machias Bay Chamber Concerts will present a classical music performance 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8 at the Centre Street Congregational Church in Machias. The concert will feature classical bass trombonist Dan Barrett and pianist Laura Artesani, both music faculty members at the University of Maine. The program will include […]

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