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    July 27, 2017

    Doiron in Monhegan writers series

    Monhegan Memorial Library offers a three-day program of events with Midcoast mystery writer Paul Doiron to take place on Monhegan Island. The Distinguished Writers Series events are: a Murder Mystery Party at the Partridge Cottage Friday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m.; Doiron’s author talk Saturday, Aug. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Monhegan Church; and a Q&A for Writers Sunday, Aug. 6, at 10:30 a.m. (advance sign-up required) ...

  • Published
    July 26, 2017

    Szelogs share their ‘Point of View’

    Tom and Lee Ann Szelog will share their story of what it’s like to live in an authentic, operating lighthouse on the Maine coast Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at Camden Public Library. The Szelogs’ narrated photography presentation based on their book “Our Point of View — Fourteen Years at a Maine Lighthouse” is about their days living in the keeper’s quarters of Marshall Point Lighthouse in Port Clyde, beginning in ...

  • Published
    July 26, 2017

    George Washington, in history and ‘person’

    Knox Museum will present the Knox Annual Lecture Thursday, Aug. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. This year’s presentation is titled George Washington: Our First President, delivered by Carol Borchert Cadou of Virginia’s Mount Vernon … with a special appearance by one of the country’s pre-eminent George Washington portrayers, also from Mount Vernon. Advance tickets are $31, $21 for museum ...

  • Published
    July 26, 2017

    ‘Art Therapy,’ via mystic practice

    Artist and author Catherine Ann Lacombe has launched her interfaith book series with “Art Therapy for the Mystic Soul,” released in June. This, the first of seven books, explores a prayer and meditation practice that takes one down a deeply moving path of healing and self-empowerment. Esoteric teachings from Buddhism, Hinduism, Shamanism and Judeo-Christian Kabbalah are woven together to create a powerful healing ...

  • Published
    July 26, 2017

    History, romance in Camden-set book

    Author Claudette Lewis Bard will discuss her new book, “Negro Island Light,” Saturday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. at Camden Public Library. The book is set in Camden and celebrates the beauty and history of our town. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Eugenia Watts thought this day would never come: after more than 20 years with the same company, she has been laid off. She was still dealing ...

  • Published
    July 21, 2017

    ‘Great Bank robbery’ author at Owl & Turtle

    Topsham resident Ron Chase will read from and sign his book “The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery” Tuesday, July 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Owl & Turtle Bookshop, 33 Bay View St. Chase’s book is a true story about a Vietnam veteran who takes matters into his own hands and subsequently "goes Robin Hood" after the VA fails to provide a loan. Chase is a former IRS employee, Maine Wilderness Guide and ready to field all ...

  • Published
    July 19, 2017

    The stadium as coliseum at Barnswallow

    Colby College professor Benjamin D. Lisle will read and discuss his book “Modern Coliseum: Stadiums and American Culture” Friday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barn of Barnswallow Books, 166 Russell Ave. (across from the original public library). In “Modern Coliseum,” Lisle tracks changes in stadium design and culture since World War II. These engineered marvels channeled postwar national ambitions, while replacing...

  • Published
    July 18, 2017

    Belfast poetry contest deadline nears

    Deadline to enter the Maine Postmark Poetry Contest, a statewide competition held in conjunction with the 13th annual Belfast Poetry Festival (Oct. 14), is Tuesday, Aug. 1. Maine residents, and everyone with access to a Maine post office or mailbox this summer, are invited to enter; all entries must bear a Maine postmark dated Aug. 1 or earlier. To enter, submit one poem of up to two total pages in length. Each ...

  • Published
    July 17, 2017

    ‘Saltwater Farm’ signing at Maine Street Meats

    Annemarie Ahearn will sign copies of her new book, “Saltwater Farm: Recipes from Land and Sea,” Friday, July 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Maine Street Meats, Route 1 in the State of Maine Cheese building. The book, released in late May, presents 12 beautifully crafted meals derived from more than 100 sold-out evening events at Salt Water Farm, Ahearn’s cooking school in Lincolnville. Devenish Wines will be on-hand ...

  • Published
    July 14, 2017

    Lawrence: On Fish and Love

    Camden author Barbara Kent Lawrence will give a talk titled On Fish and Love Tuesday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. What’s love got to do with fish? Attendees will find out as Lawrence discusses her new novel, “The Other Island: Ben’s Story,” sequel to her first novel, “Islands of Time.” In the late 1950’s, a summer girl is not allowed to love a year-round boy, son of a fishing ...

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