On Nov. 14, eight students from the voice studio of Beth Preston participated in the Maine National Association of Teachers of Singing musical theater auditions. In the past, the auditions have been live in front of judges at Bates College. This year, the students submitted video recordings for judges to review.
Sylvan Gallery is proud to feature a selection of small works of art by contemporary masters from Nov. 27 through Jan. 10.
Artists from Mobius Inc.’s “Creative Opportunities” program opened an exhibit at the CLC YMCA on Oct. 15. The “Art from The Heart II” show will run until Dec. 15. This is the first time that Mobius’ artists will be displayed in the gallery.
The Waldo Theatre, which has been closed since 2014 and under renovations for the past three years, celebrates a virtual reopening Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. with a Palaver Strings concert live-streamed from the Waldo’s stage.
Upcoming performances at the Opera House in Boothbay Harbor include a program of classical music by members of the Portland Symphony and night of original music by Boothbay natives Lara Tupper and Bobby Sweet.
On a beautiful autumn afternoon, several cast members of Hearts Ever Young, a theatrical troupe, surprised Lila Blechman, a treasured performer of the troupe for many years, in celebration of her 99th birthday. There were balloons, signs, party hats, and gifts — a very festive occasion.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery was gifted all of the late Caroline Howe’s art materials by her children. The materials are on sale at the gallery at 3056 Bristol Road in New Harbor, just 1/4mile before the Pemaquid Lighthouse.
The deadline for entries to the Strand Youth Film Fest is approaching; submissions must be received by midnight on Oct. 31.
Audrey McGlashan, of Bristol, is an artist and painting teacher who is pleased to announce the opening of Audrey’s Creations, which features arts, crafts, sewing, and mending.
Kay Miller is a printmaker who exhibits at the Saltwater Artists Gallery, a nonprofit cooperative group of artists. She took her first class at Roundtop Center for the Arts in Damariscotta after retiring from 35 years of teaching, the last two years of which were spent in Kyrgyzstan. After exploring several techniques such as etching, silk-screening, and lithography, she began concentrating on botanical monotypes.
The board of Damariscotta’s historic Lincoln Theater has unanimously approved a targeted reopening date of Jan. 1, 2021.
The paintings of Marcia Brandwein on currently on display at the Bristol Area Library and feature her love of trees. Brandwein graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. with a bachelor of fine arts in illustration. Her career then led her to home textile design. For over 30 years she created textiles for major home textile stores culminating in the interior design for the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas.
Walter White, of Waldoboro, recently released his second sports history book, “Island Hoops & Scratches,” which is about playing basketball and billiards on Vinalhaven.
The latest collection of short stories about the town of Wiscasset is now available. “The Town Crier” is the third in a series of local books written by Phil Di Vece who has called “Maine’s Prettiest Village” his home since the 1970s.
The opera house at Boothbay Harbor continues to offer live shows with limited audience sizes. With sizes limited to 50 audience members, tickets sell out quickly.