Entertainment

  • American String Quartet to perform

    American String Quartet to perform

    BLUE HILL — Maine composer Robert Sirota’s latest piece, “The American Pilgrimage,” will be performed by the distinguished American String Quartet at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill. Haydn’s String Quartet in G major (Op. 76 No. 1) and Beethoven’s Quartet No. 9 in C major (Op.

  • BSO concert to highlight principal cellist

    BSO concert to highlight principal cellist

    ORONO — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra will perform the music of Bach, Handel and Haydn at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Collins Center for the Arts. Principal cellist, University of Maine professor and Bangor resident Noreen Silver will perform as soloist in Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1, C major. At the concert,

  • Cave Hill puts on mighty production

    Cave Hill puts on mighty production

    EASTBROOK — Soldiers, lions, pirates and mice took over Cave Hill School Friday afternoon, but there was no cause for alarm among staff members. The takeover was in the form of a production of “Androcles and the Lion,” based on the fable by Aesop. It tells the tale of the slave Androcles, who forms an

  • Penobscot Theatre to serve up a musical comedy

    Penobscot Theatre to serve up a musical comedy

    BANGOR — Penobscot Theatre Company is making the most of the shortest month of the year, preparing a musical comedy that is long on laughs. “Lumberjacks in Love,” a Maine premiere, will open in previews on Thursday, Feb. 2, and will run through Feb. 19 at the Bangor Opera House. The run will include a

  • EHS grad explores theater at Bates College and beyond

    EHS grad explores theater at Bates College and beyond

    ELLSWORTH — He has been called many names: Malvolio, Captain Von Trapp, Odysseus, Policeman. But Ellsworth High School grad and budding actor Nate Stephenson has many more names and roles to try out on his way to becoming a professional thespian. “One of the cool things about acting is that you are always learning and

  • Student cast to bring alive Aesop’s fable

    EASTBROOK — A favorite Aesop’s fable will comes to life, starring 80 young actors, at 12:30 and 5:30 p.m. this Friday, Jan. 13, at the Cave Hill School. The Children’s Stage Adventure is staging the original musical adaptation of “Androcles and the Lion.” The show features an original comic script by Rob and Lorrie Gray and

  • Children explore sound in free program

    BROOKLIN — Meredith Amado, music educator and founding violinist of the Pyxis Piano Quartet, will lead a workshop at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Friend Memorial Library in Brooklin. Geared for ages 5-7, the violinist’s workshop is the third in the Bagaduce Music Lending Library’s five-part “Music in Literature” series being held