The Brother Brothers carry the folk tradition for a new generation. Identical twins David Moss and Adam Moss honor contemporary aches with the nostalgic tenderness of another time. Their stunning songcraft blends masterfully gentle guitar, cello, and five-string fiddle with the sublime sort of two-part harmonies only brothers can carry. The duo comes to The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor on Friday, June 14, and the show will open with Maine’s Oshima Brothers.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery in Damariscotta announces the opening of the “Still Life/Wildlife” art show. The show features new work by oil painter Will Kefauver and the work of his 29 juried guest artists. The show opens Friday, June 7 and runs until June 30.
ArtWalk Waldoboro celebrates its fifth year anniversary with town-wide celebrations during its first event of the 2019 season on Saturday, June 8, 4-7 p.m. Participating venues this year include art studios, galleries, and other businesses, all with their own unique celebration plans.
May Davidson, co-founder of North Country Wind Bells in Round Pond and longtime columnist for The Lincoln County News, is publishing her first book, a memoir about her 90 years of life called “Whatever It Takes.” The book launch will take place at her alma mater, Lincoln Academy, on Wednesday, June 12 from 4-6 p.m. at 81 Academy Hill Road, Newcastle, in the ATEC building.
Hangin’ with the Hulk’s mom: Last Friday, May 24, my colleague here at the LCN, Kathy Lizotte, tipped me off to the buzz going around Facebook, namely that abstract painter Marie Rose Ruffalo has an art exhibit on the walls of Red Cup Coffee House in Boothbay Harbor.
Local printmaker Sherrie York will speak at the Bremen Public Library, 204 Waldoboro Road, Bremen, on Thursday, May 30 at 7 p.m.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery, Damariscotta, is calling for artists to participate in the “Still Life/Wildlife” show. This is the first show of the 2019 season and runs from June 7-30. The show will feature both still lifes on any topic representative of Maine and work that features Maine’s wildlife, so submitted works should be in keeping with that theme.
Art abounds in Lincoln County: As gallery season is about to really hit, it’s good to be reminded that in addition to the fabulous big visual-art venues in the area – for example, the four Bristol Road Galleries, Stable Gallery, and River Arts in Damariscotta, and Saltwater Artists Gallery and Pemaquid Art Gallery down the Bristol-Pemaquid peninsula – there are smaller, more unexpected places to view excellent art. The Bristol Area Library, located at 619 Old County Road in Pemaquid, is one such spot.
Local artist and “Master of the Macabre” Glenn Chadbourne recently met with his production crew and program sponsor at a very creepy set designed by LCTV for the upcoming “Gruesome Glenn’s Friday Fright Night” series.
The art of speaking, listening, imagining: “You may choose to listen as opposed to watch.” Those were the words of Griff Braley, Heartwood Regional Theater Company’s artistic director, when he introduced the dramatic staged reading of “Medea” about to begin on the afternoon of Saturday, May 11 in the Parker B. Poe Theater at Lincoln Academy.
LincolnHealth — Miles Campus is the backdrop for Elaine Abel’s current show of realistic oil paintings.
In “The Public,” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. At odds with library officials over how to handle the extreme weather event, some homeless patrons turn the building into a shelter for the night by staging an Occupy sit-in.
Mother’s Day music: When I reached British singer-songwriter Callaghan by phone on Friday, May 3, she was on the road, fresh off of a gig the previous night at the Museum of Commerce in Pensacola, Fla. and soon to be performing at the Standard Deluxe in Waverly, Ala., on May 5.
Artist and photographer Jocelyn Lee was hosted by Newcastle painter Jane Dahmen on the evening of Thursday, May 2 as part of Dahmen’s informative ongoing series of live interviews with artists called Talking Art in Maine: Intimate Conversations at Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta.