Entertainment

  • Chorale to perform grand, joyful program

    Chorale to perform grand, joyful program

    BLUE HILL — “Fit for a King,” including Hayden’s Te Deum, Handel’s first four coronation anthems and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy, is the title and fittingly captures the spirit of Bagaduce Chorale’s spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 11, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the First Congregational Church of Blue

  • Spring concert unites heaven and earth

    Spring concert unites heaven and earth

    “Heaven on Earth” is the theme of the Acadia Choral Society’s 2018 spring concerts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, at St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church in Bar Harbor. The final May concert will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 13, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in

  • Benefit concert being held for musical family

    Benefit concert being held for musical family

    ELLSWORTH — Fiddler Gus La Casse, Celtic harpist Daryne Rockett, Sonas band members Jennifer and Josh Torrance and Nancy Neff, piano-accordionist Chris Brinn and multi-instrumentalist Jeff Morgan will converge at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at The Grand to play Celtic music. The concert is being held to support the Gray family of Southwest Harbor.

  • Students sang, danced their hearts out at state vocal fest

    Students sang, danced their hearts out at state vocal fest

    MILLINOCKET — Joyous, funny, touching and thought-provoking characterized the nearly 30 middle and high school performances last weekend at the Maine Music Educators Association’s 2018 Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival held at Stearns Junior/Senior High School in Millinocket. Hosted by the Maine Music Educators Association, the festival’s Division 1 State Champion was the Mount Desert

  • American Pickers scouting for locations

    American Pickers scouting for locations

    ELLSWORTH — Got a barn full of dusty treasures or an attic that hasn’t been cleaned out since the McKinley administration? “American Pickers” is looking for you. The hit History Channel show starring antique buyers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz is returning to Maine and looking for private collections to “pick.” The show follows Wolfe

  • Ellsworth, MDI high schools win state drama fest

    Ellsworth, MDI high schools win state drama fest

    ELLSWORTH — For the first time in history, Ellsworth High School’s Mad Jesters troupe won the Maine Drama Festival’s Class B title after performing the one-act play “The Secret in the Wings” at the state final held last Saturday at Oceanside High School in Rockland. Mount Desert Island High School was awarded the Class A

  • Bagaduce Music Library has new director

    Bagaduce Music Library has new director

    BLUE HILL — Teresa Myrwang Holum, who previously served as development director for Colorado’s Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, has taken over as executive director of the Bagaduce Music Lending Library. She succeeds Martina Herries, who recently retired. Holum brings considerable expertise in marketing and related events planning having worked in the corporate marketing office for Hilton