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  • Published
    January 15, 2010

    Remsen to speak at Waterfall Arts

    Artist Richard Remsen will speak Monday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. at Waterfall Arts Belfast, 256 High St., as part of the ongoing artist lecture series. Remsen owns and operates the Foundry in West Rockport, where he works as a glass artist and a steel and bronze sculptor. His talk will focus on the process of metal casting in conjunction with the Clifford Gallery's current exhibit of antique wooden foundry patterns ...

  • Published
    January 14, 2010

    Current & Coming

    BELFAST Annual small works group show, Perimeter Gallery in Chase's Daily, 96 Main St. Through mid-January. "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 ...

  • Published
    January 13, 2010

    Two river town

    On Jan. 5, the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center got what every temple, citadel or other pious metaphor of higher learning needs. Stained glass. Lincolnville artist Janet Redfield's "Two Rivers" — a product of the Maine Arts Commission's Percent for Art program — consists of an 18-inch high band of stained and clear glass panes, spanning a 60-foot wide wall of windows in the Hutchinson Center's central ...

  • Published
    January 11, 2010

    London show on Midcoast screen

    A spectacular family production 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. Adapted by Mark Ravenhill and directed by Melly Still, "Nation" is an exhilarating adventure story of survival and self-discovery featuring live music, dance and extraordinary puppets, ...

  • Published
    January 10, 2010

    Night out, in from the cold

    Faith Community Church invites everyone to a January Dinner & Movie Night Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. in the banquet room, followed by a screening of the movie "Faith Like Potatoes" in the auditorium at 6 p.m. Frank Rautenbach leads a strong cast as Angus Buchan, a Zambian farmer of Scottish heritage, who leaves his farm ...

  • Published
    January 10, 2010

    Survival challenge for the birds

    The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Celebrate Urban Birds project has put out another call for avian-observing art. Celebrate Urban Birds is a free, year-round citizen-science project focused on birds in neighborhood settings. How do birds withstand wicked winter weather and other daily threats to survival, even in warmer climates? The lab invites participants to show how birds are surviving in their neighborhoods ...

  • Published
    January 9, 2010

    New Community Arts grant

    The Maine Arts Commission aims to develop stronger ties between cultural, business and governmental sectors with the launch of a new Community Arts grant. Aptly named Creative Communities = Economic Development (CCED), the grant has a maximum award of $50,000 and is poised to support cultural and economic development efforts that will lead to real change in Maine's communities. "This grant is an exciting opportuni...

  • Published
    January 9, 2010

    Unity concert offers hope for Haiti

    Caribbean opera star Phillip Mentor and Grammy Award winner Paul Sullivan will join forces Friday night, Jan. 22 to present a Haiti relief effort benefit concert at Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot St. The music will begin at 7:30 p.m. Born in Belmont, Port of Spain, in the beautiful island of Trinidad and Tobago, Mentor is a trained opera singer and has performed in musical plays and ...

  • Published
    January 8, 2010

    Catholics, Druids, love and life

    Talented musician and storyteller Jennifer Armstrong of Belfast will perform Sunday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. at the United Christian Church, 30 Searsmont Road, Rte 173 in Lincolnville Center. Armstrong will present "Stories and Songs From a Catholic-Druid," a musical storytelling program for adults. Through song, poetry and personal tales, Armstrong shares the questions, prayers, doubts and joy of her spiritual ...

  • Published
    January 8, 2010

    Another taste at Maine Farmland Trust

    After a successful gallery year in 2009, Maine Farmland Trust is starting the new season with an interesting exposé in its downtown gallery at 97 Main St. Into the month of April, Maine Farmland Trust Gallery is hosting "Food for Thought 2." This group show offers a taste of last fall's exhibit "Food for Thought, Time for Action," curated by MFT and held at the Ethel H. Blum Gallery at the College of the ...

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