Entertainment

  • Free Outdoor Concert Series Scheduled in Winter Harbor

    WINTER HARBOR — Schoodic Arts for All is initiating a free outdoor concert series this summer on the lawn of the Channing Chapel Library. The performers will be area musicians playing music such as steel band and classic rock ‘n’ roll, among other genres, according to Breanna Pinkham, who is in charge of publicity for

  • Conductor Delivers Superb Concert

    The Bangor Symphony Orchestra presented the third concert of its 113th season on Sunday at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono. It was an orchestral family affair. Trond Saeverud, concertmaster, mounted the podium as guest conductor while Noreen Silver, principal cellist, was honored as soloist.

  • Conductor Delivers Superb Concert

    The Bangor Symphony Orchestra presented the third concert of its 113th season on Sunday at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono. It was an orchestral family affair. Trond Saeverud, concertmaster, mounted the podium as guest conductor while Noreen Silver, principal cellist, was honored as soloist. The first piece, Sinfonia Dolorosa, Op. 19 was

  • Cat in the ACT

    “Seussical: The Musical,” based on the works of Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), will be performed at The Grand at 7 p.m. March 27-28 and at 2 p.m. on March 28. Presented by Acadia Community Theater (ACT), the 42-member cast is directed by Bob Bahr of Bar Harbor. It weaves elements and characters from 15 Dr. Seuss books. “Many of these characters have never met one another before, but they meet in our musical,” said spokesman Wendy Littlefield. Characters include the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, Horton the Elephant and, of course, the entire population of Whoville.

  • Cat in the ACT

    “Seussical: The Musical,” based on the works of Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), will be performed at The Grand at 7 p.m. March 27-28 and at 2 p.m. on March 28. Presented by Acadia Community Theater (ACT), the 42-member cast is directed by Bob Bahr of Bar Harbor. It weaves elements and characters from

  • Blue Hill School Forges Letter, Video Exchange With Africa

    BLUE HILL — When Blue Hill Consolidated School chose Africa as its yearlong theme, students explored ways to bring alive and learn more than just facts about the distant continent. “We were looking for ways to make real connections to that continent,” said Beth Jackson, Blue Consolidated School’s librarian. Students began with writing letters to

  • GSA Wins At Maine State Jazz Festival

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For the seventh year in a row, George Stevens Academy’s Jazz Band won the state championship in its division last Saturday at the Maine State Jazz festival held at South Portland High School. In Division III, GSA’s Jazz Band was awarded a final score of 94.8 points, edging out jazz bands from Houlton High School and Mattanawcook Academy in Lincoln. GSA vibraphonist Grace Bell and drummer Sam Eleyreceived top musician awards for playing in their respective divisions.

  • GSA Wins At Maine State Jazz Festival

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For the seventh year in a row, George Stevens Academy’s Jazz Band won the state championship in its division last Saturday at the Maine State Jazz festival held at South Portland High School. In Division III, GSA’s Jazz Band was awarded a final score of 94.8 points, edging out jazz bands from