After more than six years of creating smiles and laughter, local resident and author Skip Simonds has compiled more than 1,500 of his humorous texts into a single volume.
Ocean Point Inn will host “Summer’s End,” an art show featuring the works of local and regional artists. The show will open on Wednesday, Sept. 2 and run through Monday, Oct. 12. An opening reception for the artists will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Ocean Point Inn, 191 Shore Rd. in East Boothbay.
Award-winning author, Jodi Paloni, will offer generative writing workshops in the “gateless writing method” online via Zoom in September. The “gateless writing method” is founded on the idea that humans are naturally inclined to connect by sharing their stories, that everyone has an interesting story to tell, and that supportive feedback provides encouragement to the writer in the next stage of the writing practice.
When Aly Spaltro decided to host concerts at her Edgecomb home, she felt like she’d found a loophole to perform live again.
South Bristol painter Sally Loughridge returns to Archipelago, the Island Institute’s gallery and store, in Rockland with new sea and landscapes through Sept. 19. For over 18 years, she has exhibited her artwork at Archipelago, home to unique original art, craft, and design representing the very best of Maine’s islands and coast. This year, the 200th birthday of Maine, also marks the 20th anniversary of this Rockland landmark.
A new art show has opened at Damariscotta River Grill showcasing local artists Barbara Applegate, Sandra Leinonen Dunn, Kimberly Skillin Traina, and Liliana Thelander. The artwork can be viewed through Sept. 28.
Kay Tobler Liss started writing “The Last Resort” in 2000, but has dreamed of writing and publishing a novel for most of her life.
Gleason Fine Art, of Boothbay Harbor, is pleased to present, “Tom Curry: Surrounded by Water,” an art show running from Aug. 6 to Sept. 8. The Brooklin artist has been represented by Gleason Fine Art for over 15 years. This is Curry’s fourth solo show.
River Arts in Damariscotta is announcing its first juried show in its new 36 Elm Street Plaza location. A show titled “Land and Sea” is open to members and non-members, and invites all media forms including but not limited to painting, sculpture, fiber, photography, original printmaking, drawing, encaustic, and pastel. Anthony Anderson, founder and publisher of Maine Gallery and Studio Guide, will jury this show.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery in New Harbor features six artists who use oil paints, including Beth Badger, of Brunswick; Mary Buergin, of Poland; Caroline Howe, of Bristol; Sue Kibbe, of Southport; Scott White, of Chamberlain; and Carol Wiley, of Newcastle.
All performances to date at the Boothbay Harbor Opera House have sold out, and upcoming performances are likely to dazzle and delight just as much. Audiences are being capped at 50 persons due to COVID-19 restrictions.
In the age of COVID-19, it is hard to find a place where one can comfortably unwind with some friendly strangers – namely a bar.
Merry Barn Writers’ Retreat is excited to partner with Elizabeth Potter as she offers two sessions of “Writing from the Heart: Finding Your Authentic Voice.” This workshop offers adult writers of all abilities an opportunity to get the creative juices flowing, overcome the internal critic, and let heart and soul flow out onto the page.
The Saltwater Artists Gallery is currently featuring Carol Ast, a pastel artist. She has historically combined art and education, painting landscapes and seascapes and teaching in New York, New Mexico, and Maine.