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  • Published
    July 6, 2017

    Tickets on sale for ‘Women’s Work’

    The 12th annual Women's Works evening of contemporary dance, titled “center,” is set for the end of the month and tickets are available online at womensworksdance.com; and at Bella Books in Belfast, Zoot in Camden and the Grasshopper Shop in Rockland. This year’s production will be presented at the Blue Goose Center on Route 1, so space is limited. Tickets are $15, $17 online, and advance purchase is advised. The ...

  • Published
    July 5, 2017

    Be a part of art

    New York-based sculptor Gordon Hall is seeking Midcoast area elders to perform in an artwork in August. Movement and dance experience are welcome but not required. Hall is looking for people 70 and older with decent mobility and ability to do pedestrian movement, including walking, standing and sitting. LGBTQ elders are particularly welcome. Those interested must be available between July 24 and Aug. 11 and have ...

  • Published
    June 30, 2017

    Allen brings one-man show to Midcoast

    “Blueberries, Broadway & Brian,” a one-man show by one-time Union resident Brian P. Allen, will be presented Thursday, July 13, at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. The show is sponsored by Gibbs Library in Washington as a fundraiser for the library. Always a storyteller, Allen has a sharp observation of life and people and sees the humor in almost everything. Friends urged him to put his stories ...

  • Published
    June 30, 2017

    Dark Follies in the Amphitheatre

    Dark Follies, an award-winning vaudeville-style variety troupe, will perform Thursday, July 13, at 7 p.m. in the Camden Amphitheatre, Atlantic Avenue adjacent to the library. Born of a love of street theater and variety show performance, Dark Follies began bringing its special brand of street vaudeville to life in the dark hours of Portland’s summer First Friday Art Walk nights in 2008. Family friendly while ...

  • Published
    June 30, 2017

    Open dance studio during art walk

    In conjunction with the AIR First Friday Art Walk July 7, there will be an Open Studio Night at Shalimar's Studio of Oriental Dance, upstairs at 407 Main St. Running from 6 to 8 p.m., the event includes a troupe show at 6 p.m.; performance by Shalimar (Patti Luchetti) 7:45 p.m.; DJ-ed Middle Eastern and world music for dancing; food; and prizes. Middle Eastern Dance, commonly called belly dancing, is that dance ...

  • Published
    June 26, 2017

    Free dance lesson, dancing in Camden

    Sam and Marjorie Bartlett will offer a free Foxtrot lesson Friday, June 30, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by two hours of dancing practice to music at the American Legion Hall, 91 Pearl St. For more information, visit the Event listing on the Sam and Marjorie's Social Ballroom Dance page on Facebook. Upcoming free Friday evenings are: July 28, American tango; Aug. 11, waltz. Courier Publications’ A&E Editor ...

  • Published
    June 26, 2017

    Cold Comfort auditions for Nickleby tale

    Cold Comfort Theater will hold auditions Saturday, July 1, for its August show, “The Tragedy and Triumph of Smike,” based on a story adaptation from Charles Dickens’ “Nicholas Nickleby.” Auditions will run from 11 a.m. to noon at the First Baptist Church, 95 High St., on the first floor. Auditions will be by cold reading, no preparation required. This play will be presented for several nights in mid-to-late ...

  • Published
    June 16, 2017

    'Collective Voices' tell tales in Camden

    “Collective Voices: In The Beginning,” a Midcoast Women's Collective storytelling event, is set for Thursday, June 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Public Library, Main Street at Atlantic Avenue. The one-hour storytelling, followed by a moderated Q&A, will focus on each woman’s story and how they evolved. The stories may be about the beginning of a long and arduous journey; can be of an impactful moment in time; ...

  • Published
    June 16, 2017

    Youth dance program focuses on body image

    The Arts … for Kids and Their Families initiative of Rockland Public Library offers a six-session Contemporary Dance for Teens: Building Body Image program beginning Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at the library, 80 Union St. Teens are invited to join The Contemporary Movement and examine one of society's most challenging issues, body image and self-esteem. How does one look and feel beautiful just the ...

  • Published
    June 9, 2017

    Atlantic Ballet brings ‘Cinderella’ to new life

    The Camden-based Atlantic Ballet Company of P2P Dance Center will perform its original creation of the storybook classic "Cinderella" Sunday, June 18, at 3 p.m. in the lovely Victorian Camden Opera House on Elm Street/Route 1. Appealing to family audience members of all ages, this fairytale jazz/ballet will be presented by close to 60 local dancers who train with Michele and Heather Cox at their P2PDance Center ...

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