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    February 18, 2010

    Auditions for original comedy

    Midcoast Seaside Theater will open its second season with the premiere of an original comedy, "Bar Inferno," written by Tod Widdecomb and Corey Honkonen. Auditions will be held Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 24 and 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Camden Opera House, Elm Street/Route 1. Callbacks will be held Thursday from 8 to 9 p.m. The show will have a large cast and there are roles for various ages 17 and older. ...

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    February 18, 2010

    Current & Coming

    BELFAST "A-crow-pella," whimsical watercolor paintings by Glenn Felch, in Kramer Gallery of Belfast Free Library, 106 High St. FMI: 338-3884. Through Feb. 28. "Cast and Found: the Art of Wooden Foundry Patterns, circa 1900" exhibit of industrial design, in Clifford Gallery (through Feb. 26); "Empty Walls and Windows," work for purchase organized by Abbie Shahn, in Corridor Gallery (ongoing), 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ...

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    February 18, 2010

    Madgirl takes to the slopes

    Eco-fashion designer Meredith "madgirl" Alex, whose living sculptures enhanced Camden's recent Winterfest, along with Team Eight Snowboards and I.S. Printing, is introducing the locally produced madboard snowboards to the extreme sport enthusiasts of the world.  These unique handcrafted boards combine the craftsmanship of Greg Johnston of Team Eight Snowboards, the colorful branding of designer Alex of madgirl ...

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    February 18, 2010

    Benner is Artist in the Hall

    Nancy Benner of Owls Head is currently displaying her artwork in the first-floor hallway of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. The body of work on display depicts images the artist received during healing energy work, giving and receiving, and also during meditation/dreams. "Art has been 'my saving grace' throughout my life, always constant assisting me with moving through time with ...

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    February 18, 2010

    The blues according to Beard

    The Monday Night Blues series continues March 1 with Chris Beard at Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $10. Beard was born into the blues as son of blues guitarist Joe Beard and he grew up surrounded by blues players and the music. Many greats passed through his Rochester home as they came to town to do shows with Joe and his band. Buddy Guy and Matt Murphy are just two of the many ace ...

  • Published
    February 17, 2010

    Art Lecture Redux finale

    Throughout the winter, the Farnsworth Art Museum has been offering a series of videos in the museum auditorium titled Art Lecture Redux. This special series screens video of a select few of the museum's summer and fall lectures and panel discussions. The programs were originally presented to sold-out audiences. The final presentation in this series will take place Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. It features the  Nov. ...

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    February 17, 2010

    Agharta becomes Luna at Åarhus

    The band previously known as Agharta Jazz will returns to the Åarhus Gallery for its one year anniversary show, celebrating with a name change. Luna Madidus is the new moniker for the ensemble comprised of vocalist Kristen Burkholder, trumpet and flugelhorn player Mike Whitehead, pianist Tom Luther, bass and French horn player Doug Kennedy and percussionist Jeff Densmore. Luna Madidus will perform Friday, Feb. ...

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    February 17, 2010

    Morrison reads, signs his latest

    Local poet Dave Morrison will read new work and sign copies of his new poetry collection Friday, Feb. 26 at the Owl & Turtle Bookshop, 32 Washington St., starting at 6:30 p.m. "Black Boat Black Water Black Sand" is his fifth book of poetry and is published by Moon Pie Press. "All are welcome," Morrison said, "especially those who don't like poetry." Morrison loves his characters — their quirks and clutter, ...

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    February 17, 2010

    Bach organ series continues

    St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 33 Chestnut St., will present a brief concert of Bach organ works featuring organist Tom Mueller Friday, Feb. 26 at noon. Mueller will perform the Allabreve in D, BWV 589; selections from the Neumeister Chorales, a collection of hymn-based preludes that includes some of Bach's earliest surviving compositions; and the Trio Sonata in E-flat, BWV 525. Part of the Noon Music for Lent, ...

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    February 17, 2010

    Music and movement for children

    Local Music Together director and teacher Jess Day will lead a free music and movement workshop Sunday morning, Feb. 28 at Coastal Children's Museum at Sharp's Point South, 75 Mechanic St. The workshop is geared for children from infancy through age 9 and their families. The class will run from 10 to 10:30 a.m.; afterward, the entire class is invited to discover and play in the museum for an hour. Children will ...


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