Remembering ‘70s/‘80s Belfast
Belfast — In conjunction with the Richard Norton photo exhibit, the history of Belfast in the 1970s and ‘80s will be the subject of a presentation and panel discussion Friday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at Waterfall Arts, 256 High St. Suggested donation at the door is $5.
Historian Megan Pinette will accompany a short slide show and address what was going on in Belfast during those decades. Mike Hurley, Jay Davis and others will discuss their experience of those years, giving an oral history of the changes the town has seen since then. All those who are interested in Belfast then and Belfast now are invited to attend and share their stories.
The “Richard Norton Belfast: 1978-88 and Invitational” exhibit of Norton’s black-and-white and color images along with work by some of his contemporaries is on display through Friday, Aug. 23. Waterfall Arts gallery hours are Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.; and by appointment and during all related events. For more information on art classes, short- and long-term studio rentals, exhibitions and events, visit waterfallarts.org or call 338-2222.
Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115 or firstname.lastname@example.org.