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Upcoming Events

  • John Imber’s Left Hand, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Sunday, November 9, 3:00pm. Q and A with Jill Hoy, painter, Richard Kane, film director, and Ron Hoffman, Compassion Care, ALS founder. Advance tickets are suggested, please click here. Tickets: $14.00, $12 for members.
  • UU Theater will present “Hunger Pains: A play that calls to act” on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7pm, and Sunday, Oct. 26 for a 1pm matinee.
    This compelling one-act play, written by a Bates College student, explores the experience of food insecurity through characters who face the reality of living with hunger in Maine.   “Hunger Pains” is directed by its author, Jonathan Schwolsky, and features Siiri Cressey and Ashley Thibodeau.  Julia Harper, from the Good Food Council, will moderate a Q&A panel following each performance.  Local partners will offer information on volunteer needs in our community.
    The home of UU Theater is the First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant Street (enter on Spring St., across from the Dairy Joy).  Tickets are $5-10 on a sliding scale, to benefit the Good Shepard Food Bank.  FMI http://www.auburnuu.org or 782-0461.
  • UMF Art Gallery Presents “Change”—the Art of Portland Artist and Master Chef Jung Hur FARMINGTON, ME (October 21, 2014)—“Change,” the art and artistry of Portland artist and master chef Jung Hur, will be the featured exhibit at the UMF Art Gallery on the University of Maine at Farmington campus from Oct. 30 through Dec. 7, 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will host an opening reception Thursday, Oct. 30 from 5-8 p.m., with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m
  • Jonathan Edwards, Olin Arts Center, Bates College, October 24, 7:30 pm, $35. batestickets.com,
  • Good Will-Hinckley, 16 Prescott Drive, Hinckley, ME, Winter Craft Fair, Saturday, December 6. Tables for crafters still available. FMI please call 239-4280 or email getinvolved@gwh.org.
  • Saturday — October 18 — 2:00 PM Children’s Concert — Mt. Vernon Community
    Saturday, October 25 — 5:30 to 8:30Stan & Dan at Headed North, Grill & SpiritsRte. 7, Newport —  about a mile north of Rte. 2Great food!  Nice family atmosphereGood music, too!Five Rivers Arts Alliance presents their 17th Annual ADAA Holiday Show & Sale on the weekend of November 14, 15, and 16th at four Brunswick venues.This year’s group show will be held at The Gallery @ Fort Andross (next to Frontier Café). The other venues include: Spindleworks on Lincoln Street, Summer Island Studio in the Tontine Mall, and K Saila Fine Art Studio on Meadowbrook Road.The group show includes more than 25 artists from Brunswick, Freeport, Bath, Harpswell, Topsham and Bowdoinham. The assortment of work that will be offered includes: acrylic paintings, encaustics, drawings, oils, watercolors as well as textile and fiber arts, weavings, photography, baskets, ceramics, glass, woodworking, jewelry and stationary. The show will be held at The Gallery in Fort Andross this year. This is a larger venue than in past years and more accessible than second floor venues previously used.

    Music on all three days will include: Pejepscot Station on Friday evening, Carter Ruff and Pretty Girls Sing Soprano on Saturday and Hurry Down Sunshine and Randy Lindsey on Sunday.

    Summer Island Studio – Gallery of Fine Artisans will be celebrating the Arts Down Town and All Around with an Artist’s Reception with Harriet Lindeman of Brunswick, and a Trunk Show with Angelrox new company from Maine that makes beautiful clothes out of bamboo.

    Spindleworks’ more than 40 artists will offer their work in a variety of mediums, including painting and
    drawing, photography, ceramics and woodworking, weaving and other fiber and fabric arts.

    K Saila Fine Art Studio features Karl’s work in watercolor, pen & ink and acrylics.

    Work will be available for sale at all four venues.  The show will be held Friday evening 5-8 pm, Saturday  11am- 4pm, and Sunday 1am-4pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

    For more information about the show and the artists please visit: http://5raa.org/2014-adaa/ or call the office at 207-798-6964.

5 comments

  1. Saco /Dayton Union 7, but now RSD #23,
    K-8 Biennial Student Art Show is now open at the Saco Museum, Main St., Saco
    It Opened with 220 student/parents on Thursday, February 26th and is up until Saturday, March 28th. The museum is open Tues,-Saturday from 12noon -4pm and Thursdays from 12noon to 8pm.

    There are over 1800 pieces of ART! One from each student on exhibit. It is a GREAT CELEBRATION of Student ART! A must to see!
    Diane


  2. and the exhibit at the Bangor Mall gets set up March 8. Over 55 educators will hang about 500 student art work at the mall. It is always a beautiful thing to see. The exhibit will be up until March 21. We hope lots of folks will come to see it!


  3. Every one is invited to the opening of the Genetics Lab/Public Student Art Exhibit on Thursday April 9th from 4-5:30 pm, in the Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health Lab Tel: 207-973-6300/4764 on Sylvan Road, Bangor Maine. It features artwork from public schools in the greater Bangor Maine area. Art teachers interested in putting their students art work in need to contact jjordan@breweredu.org or rmenninghaus@breweredu.org


  4. Every one is invited to the opening of the Genetics Lab/Public Student Art Exhibit on Thursday April 9th from 4-5:30 pm, in the Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health Lab Tel: 207-973-6300/4764 on Sylvan Road, Bangor Maine.


  5. Just a note about the Feb. 15th 7:30PM screening of M.C. Richards: The Fire Within at MECA’s Osher Hall: The event is free. The film won BEST FILM at the Image Maker Film Festival in 2010. It is about one of the most influential arts educators of the 20th century. Here are a few reviews:

    “an inspiring film about a … brilliant artist”, Arthur Penn, film director. “What a life force!”
    Eric Utne, Utne Reader. “Unexpectedly moving…” Anne Fabbri, art critic. “Unforgettable in it’s simplicity and complexity”, M. Rumaker, author Black Mountain Days.

    Hope you all can make it.



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