School of Performing Arts

Maine Edge reviews SPA production of ‘The Curious Savage’

The Maine Edge reviewed the University of Maine School of Performing Arts’ production of John Patrick’s classic “The Curious Savage.” Directed by Ten Bucks Theatre Company founder and UMaine theatre instructor Julie Arnold Lisnet, the production is staged in Hauck Auditorium and will run through Nov. 18. The show tells the story of Ethel Savage, […]

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UMaine’s School of Performing Arts presents ‘The Curious Savage’

John Patrick’s classic play “The Curious Savage” is the latest offering from the University of Maine School of Performing Arts, opening Friday, Nov. 9 at Hauck Auditorium. The production runs for seven performances: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9–10 and Nov. 16–17; 2 p.m. Nov. 11 and 18; and 10 a.m. Nov. 15. Tickets are $10 and […]

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Maine Edge reviews SPA production of ‘Animal Farm’

The Maine Edge reviewed the University of Maine School of Performing Arts’ production of “Animal Farm.” Student director Alan Liam Estes leads a cast of eight UMaine students in the production. Despite only having less than a month to prepare, “the players put on an impressive performance,” the review states. The first mainstage theatre production […]

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‘Animal Farm’ brings interplay of power to Pavilion Theatre

Student director Alan Liam Estes and a cast of eight University of Maine students will present “Animal Farm” in the Al Cyrus Pavilion Theatre, with opening night set for Friday, Oct. 19. The first mainstage theatre production of the School of Performing Arts 2018–19 season, Ian Wooldridge’s adaptation of the George Orwell classic will run […]

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Calais Advertiser previews UMaine Jazz Ensemble’s Eastport concert

The Calais Advertiser previewed a concert by the University of Maine Jazz Ensemble to take place at the Eastport Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19. The ensemble consists of Philip Edelman, an assistant professor of music and music education; Dan Barrett, a lecturer in music, low brass and music theory; and 19 undergraduate […]

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Rockweed

Three graduate students study rockweed, ‘a system of curiosity’

Rockweed is sometimes called an “ecosystem engineer,” because its branched structure alters the surrounding environment, and creates space for other species to find shelter and food. The marine alga also is a valuable source of nutrients and other compounds with commercial purposes. In the past decade, increased harvesting has led to questions about the effects […]

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UMaine’s Homecoming 2018 to be celebrated Oct. 26–28

The University of Maine will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with several events on campus Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26–28. Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday afternoon with campus and building tours, and a field hockey game against University of Vermont at 3 p.m. Also on Friday is the Maine Heritage Lecture, given by Kathryn Olmstead at 4:15 […]

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The Ellsworth American previews concert with Phillip and Noreen Silver

The Ellsworth American previewed a concert performance by the Forelle Trio, consisting of University of Maine faculty members Phillip and Noreen Silver, as well as violinist Richard Hsu. Pianist Phillip Silver, a professor of music, piano and musicology at UMaine, and cellist Noreen Silver, an instructor of cello and chamber music at UMaine, have performed […]

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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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