Three Maine artists, Terrilynn Dubreuil, Rabee Kiwan, and Marc Poirier, each with very different backgrounds and styles, complement each other at the new Art at the Grill show at Damariscotta River Grill.
Talented Irish singer songwriter Kate McDonnell – known to her fans and followers as the one and only “Katie McD” — will be returning to Maine under the auspices of the National Library of Health and Healing in Waldoboro to perform at the Edgecomb Day celebration on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Edgecomb Community Church, 15 Cross Point Road, Edgecomb.
One is not even inside the front door of Damariscotta’s Stable Gallery, which is currently featuring an exhibit titled “Lights and Shadows,” and one already is immersed in the beauty of this eclectic show.
Members of the public are invited to come to Wiscasset on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 4-8 p.m. for the very first Federal Street Studio Crawl.
The revived art of the painted photograph: In early August, as readers know, I visited Monhegan to take in the wealth of art offerings on that lovely little island. I happily focused much of my time on the current exhibit at the Monhegan Museum of Art & History, “A Life Made in Art: Maud Briggs Knowlton,” which I reviewed for the LCN.
The Heywood Gallery, at 921 Main St. in Waldoboro, is opening a new exhibition, “Traces of Summer,” for the September ArtWalk Waldoboro on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 4-7 p.m.
Gallery One, at 1 Townsend Ave. in Boothbay Harbor, upstairs above the Boothbay Region Art Foundation Gallery, presents “A Sense of Time and Place: Four Seasons Maine, New Work by Jean Kigel.” The exhibit runs from Aug. 28 to Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Elderkin the great: Last week I had the distinct pleasure of spending a morning in Boothbay Harbor with Southport artist June Elderkin. We met at the art gallery (upstairs) at The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, where Elderkin currently has a wonderful show of her paintings.
Waldoboro’s Hurricane Gallery opens its 2019 exhibition with a reception on Saturday, Aug. 24 for the show “Democracy and Its Discontents,” which is a clear nod to Sigmund Freud’s famous essay “Civilization and Its Discontents,” with its emphasis on the eternal battle between the rational and the irrational, consciousness and the unconscious, civilization versus the individual’s instinctual need for freedom.
When someone emphatically describes a performance as “the best show ever,” as one individual did to this reviewer on the night of Thursday, Aug. 15, referring to LCCT’s production of “A Grand Night for Singing: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” at Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta, one pauses and asks oneself, “Really?”
Audiences have raved about “Maiden,” so we are holding it over for one more week, through Wednesday, Aug. 28, with two shows that day, at 2 and 7 p.m.
For “Roger Dale Brown: Around Town,” his first solo show at Gleason Fine Art in Boothbay Harbor, Roger Dale Brown, one of the U.S.’s foremost marine painters, chose to focus on Boothbay Harbor and the surrounding villages, including Southport, East Boothbay, Pemaquid, and Port Clyde.
After a soft opening in July, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts held an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 20 for its campus’s newest building in Edgecomb, which completes the first phase of the nonprofit organization’s campaign to open its facilities year-round.
After a four-month-long search that attracted more than 50 applicants from throughout the U.S., the Waldo Theatre Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that Kate Fletcher will be the organization’s new executive director.