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    January 26, 2010

    Alternative folk at Roots & Tendrils

    Lewiston alternative folk trio Old Man Forest and Portland singer/songwriter Alexis Pastuhov will perform Saturday night, Jan. 30 at Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. The music will begin 8 p.m.; admission is $5. Old Man Forest offers hopeful, heartfelt and honest impressions of the day-to-day and all the joy, struggle and wonder it brings. With drums, piano, guitar, and anything else that can be turned into an ...

  • Published
    January 24, 2010

    High school art call extended

    The Kennebec Valley Art Association has extended its call for Maine high school age artists to submit three-dimensional art work to "A Matter of Conscience," a juried art exhibition coming to the Harlow Gallery in March. Deadline for electronic submissions had been Feb. 1 but has been extended to midnight Feb. 15. Submissions from individual artists as well as group efforts are welcome, as long as all ...

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    January 22, 2010

    Banff film tour tickets on sale

    Hot on the heels of the largest and one of the most prestigious mountain film festivals, the 2009/2010 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour has hit the road with stops planned in more than 285 communities and 30 countries across the globe, including Midcoast Maine. The local screening of selections is set for Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. at Strom Auditorium of Camden Hills Regional High School, Route 90. The ...

  • Published
    January 22, 2010

    ‘Playing for Change’ to screen at Camden Opera House

    The Global Cinema Visions Sunday afternoon film and discussion series continues with the Midcoast premiere of the award-winning film, "Playing for Change: Peace Through Music" Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Camden Opera House, with a discussion afterward. The 83-minute documentary, released in the United States in 2008, was directed by Jonathen Walls and Mark Johnson "When you play on the street, you play to the ...

  • Published
    January 22, 2010

    Calligraphy class at the Farnsworth

    Beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 3, the downtown Farnsworth Art Museum will present a class on calligraphy and book arts. Words Made New with Jan Owen will take place on four consecutive Wednesdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Farnsworth's Gamble Education Center at the corner of Union and Grace streets. Participants will join Belfast artist Owen in exploring ways to write words by learning some informal calligraphy ...

  • Published
    January 21, 2010

    London theater on Midcoast screen

    A performance of Terry Pratchett's "Nation" will be filmed live Saturday, Jan. 30 at the National Theatre in London and broadcast by satellite to cinemas worldwide including the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. Tickets for the Strand's 2 p.m. screening are $23, $10 for students, general admission. For tickets and more information, call the Strand at 594-0070 or visit rocklandstrand.com. Adapted by Mark Ravenhill ...

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    January 21, 2010

    Design Team to reward creativity

    On behalf of the Maine Design Team, the Maine Arts Commission is seeking submissions of digital video that highlights innovation, imagination and creativity in Maine's schools. This might include innovations in student learning or in the school process, schedule, structure, curricula and teaching methods. The winning school will be chosen by members of the MDT and will receive $500. The MDT is a group of ...

  • Published
    January 21, 2010

    Current & Coming

    BELFAST "Cast and Found: the Art of Wooden Foundry Patterns, circa 1900" exhibit of industrial design, in Clifford Gallery (through Feb. 26); "Empty Walls and Windows," work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and by appointment, Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St. FMI: 338-2222. "Cast & Found" proceeds ...

  • Published
    January 20, 2010

    Folding time

    Camden Hills Regional High School art teacher Carolyn Brown will be spending the winter right here in Midcoast Maine, but her ongoing altered book art installation, inspired by the deaths of Iraqi civilians and other non-combatant war victims, will be traveling to the desert — not Iraq's but America's. Her mixed media work "Unfinished Stories" is one of 65 pieces chosen from more than 5,000 submissions from 63 ...

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    January 20, 2010

    Davis returns to Waldo County

    Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St., will present Portland's Roy Davis, a Waldo County native, Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Davis and Milltown Records will be celebrating the release of his new CD, "We Are A Lightning Bolt." Davis called the album his most dynamic indie/folk album yet. Holed up in New Hampshire's down-to-earth and sonically remarkable Milltown studio, ...

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