Entertainment

  • EHS show choir presents “Disney Dazzle”

    EHS show choir presents “Disney Dazzle”

    Ellsworth High School’s show choir will present “Disney Dazzle,” a showcase of all the Disney music and dance routines they recently learned and performed at Disney World and their 2018 Show Choir production “Dance to the Music,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, in the Theater of the Mad Jesters. In addition, the Show Choir

  • Troupe to perform shorts bound to entertain

    Troupe to perform shorts bound to entertain

    LAMOINE — Lamoine Community Arts Theater this weekend will stage readings of six thought-provoking short works by David Ives, widely considered the master of that genre. While the actors may have their scripts in hand when they take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 18-19, they will have memorized their lines well enough to

  • Teen savant probes a dog’s murder in upcoming play

    Teen savant probes a dog’s murder in upcoming play

    WINTER HARBOR — Cynthia Thayer could be among the first community theater directors in the country to obtain the rights to the play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Her Meetinghouse Theater Lab will perform Simon Stephens’ stage adaptation of English novelist Mark Haddon’s award-winning book about a boy’s journey of self-discovery,

  • Baring all for charity

    Baring all for charity

    BLUE HILL — Laughter, knitting, pastries and flowers have filled the Blue Hill Town Hall Theater as New Surry Theatre rehearses Tim Firth’s comedy “Calendar Girls” about the Yorkshire women who posed nude for a calendar to raise funds for leukemia research. The production opens Friday, May 25, and runs for three weekends. “Calendar Girls”

  • BSO ends season with surround-sound splendor

    ORONO — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra ended its 122nd season on Sunday afternoon with a program of works by Italian composers: Rossini, Busoni, Puccini, Respighi. As Music Director and Conductor Lucas Richman quipped, “It sort of makes you hungry!” More good humor opened the concert, with a lively performance of the overture to Gioachino Rossini’s

  • 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.