Arts & Culture

Story Time - Windham

date: Monday, March 14, 2011
 
time: 10:30 AM
 
venue: Windham Public Library
 
address:
217 Windham Center Road
Windham, ME 04062

http://www.windham.lib.me.us/calendar

First Friday Art Walk - Bridgton

Bridgton Maine will host a First Friday Art Walk in the downtown district each month beginning Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 from 5-8pm. The walk is Free, come down and experience the wonderful exhibits and people of the Bridgton Area. (from maineevents.com)

April 1 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
and every first Friday of the month until December 7, 2012
April 1, 2011 05:00 to April 1, 2011 08:00
Main. St. Downtown Birdgton
Main St. Bridgton, ME 04009
Contact Tom Tash for more information
207-647-8786 or rec@bridgtonmaine.org
Bridgton Art Walk - First Friday each month

Fryeburg Academy's Vocal Jazz Ensemble takes first place

Fryeburg Academy's Vocal Jazz Ensemble takes first place

Fryeburg Academy's Vocal Jazz Ensemble took first place at yesterday's 43rd annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival in Boston.

The 16 member group has won five consecutive Maine State championships and this is their third win at Berklee in the last decade. The Berklee festival is the largest high school jazz fest in the country with more than 3000 students and over 200 ensembles from all over the country and beyond.

The ensemble is directed by Academy's long time music director, Brent LaCasce.

The Civil War And the Role Maine Women Played

  The Civil War And the Role Maine Women Played

With Lynda Sudlow, Library Director

Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 pm at the Falmouth Memorial Library, Lunt Road, Falmouth, Maine

Join the Falmouth Historical Society at the Falmouth Memorial Library to hear this exciting presentation by author and Falmouth Memorial Library Director, Lyn Sudlow. While you enjoy the refreshments, learn more about the history of Falmouth and the Falmouth Historical Society.

The Falmouth Historical Society was organized in 1966 and is located on the OceanView campus where it has an extensive genealogy library including the genealogy of many Falmouth residents. The Society also operates and maintains the Falmouth Heritage Museum at 60 Woods Road.

If you have any questions, please call us at 207-781-4727 or visit us at http://www.falmouthmehistory.org/ to see a list of future programs and other activities.

Mardi Gras Ball Brings New Orleans Revelry to Maine

Mardi Gras Ball Brings New Orleans Revelry to Maine

Mardi Gras Ball Brings New Orleans Revelry to Maine
Maine’s Largest Authentic Mardi Gras Festivity in Portland’s Only Grand Ballroom
 
Portland, Maine –– February 17, 2011 –– The sights & sounds, tastes & FUN of New Orleans will be experienced Saturday March 5, 2011 at the Annual Mardi Gras Ball, a true Big Easy-style fête that will have revelers dancing to live music of Robert Sylvain & the Cajun Aces, in Portland’s only Grand Ballroom at the Eastland Park Hotel.
Chef Marc Bell will create a multi-course meal with authentic Louisiana cuisine, and each partygoer will receive Mardi Gras beads, throws, and a chance to win several valuable door prizes. Dessert will be provided with dinner, so a King Cake will be presented to a lucky guest to keep their party going till Fat Tuesday!

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

Tickets are on sale now for "The Wizard of Oz". Children and adults will enjoy this well-loved full-length producing featuring over 60 talented kids aged 5 though 16. Tickets are $9/$6 and are available online at http://www.fiddleheadcenter.org/ and at the door. Performances are Saturdays on March 19 and 26 at 7 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on March 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. at the GNG High School theater.
Fiddlehead Center for Art and Science is a regional facility offering enrichment classes for all ages, yoga, pottery, a unique after school program, independent kindergarten, preschool program and more.
The production is directed by Tammy Fisher, musical direction by Kevin Smith and choreography by Stefanie Russell.

Gregory Alan Isakov at One Longfellow Square

Gregory Alan Isakov at One Longfellow Square
Gregory Alan Isakov at One Longfellow Square

Friday, February 18, 2011   8:00 PM

 

Gregory Alan Isakov has been described by The Boulder Weekly as "Strong, subtle, a lyrical genious" and has been compared to his influences, Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Joe Phelps, Iron & Wine and Gillian Welch. Gregory's humble presence and his overwhelming voice and guitar style has been treasured by an ever-growing and captivated fan base.

 

Born In Johannesburg, South Africa, Gregory immigrated to the States with his family and grew up in the Philadelphia area. In 1999 he sought out his solo acoustic roots and moved to Colorado where he now resides.