Arts & living

  • Show Seeks Artists Work

    MOUNT DESERT — Shaw Gallery in Northeast Harbor will be hosting the ninth annual Mount Desert Open, a painting, fine craft and sculpture exposition for local residents to show their work in a gallery setting.

  • Show Seeks Artists Work

    MOUNT DESERT — Shaw Gallery in Northeast Harbor will be hosting the ninth annual Mount Desert Open, a painting, fine craft and sculpture exposition for local residents to show their work in a gallery setting. Artists  must have a Mount Desert  Island address. Last year’s Mount Desert Open included 55 artists all living on or

  • Land Seizure Focus of New Book

    PROSPECT — For five years the Dyer family fought the state’s eminent domain seizure of the Sail Inn Restaurant. Now, their story is the focus of a book written by one of the four Dyer brothers, Dick Dyer. “The Taking” was released in February. His book explains how his family was able to settle its

  • Puckerbrush Review Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    HANCOCK — It’s actually the 31st anniversary of the Puckerbrush Review, not the 30th, but editor Sanford Phippen had a complicated 2008 and probably no one would have understood more than the review’s founder, the late Constance Hunting. Hunting published the first issue of the literary review in 1978. The first Puckerbrush Review was 34

  • Peninsula School Sculpture Under Way

    STEUBEN — The 20-ton pink granite block that will be used for the sculpture to grace the new Peninsula School has arrived at the studio of sculptor Jesse Salisbury after he spent months scouting a Jonesboro quarry for just the right piece. Last year, Salisbury and other Maine artists competed for the new Peninsula School