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    February 15, 2010

    Concert to conclude Haiti fundraising

    Bay Chamber Concerts and Wish for Haiti have teamed up to raise funds for Haitian orphanage The House of the Children of the Lack, which was among the many buildings in Port-au-Prince destroyed by the disastrous earthquake of Jan. 12. Bay Chamber Concerts and Wish for Haiti are raising funds to support the relief and rebuilding efforts for this small, struggling orphanage, and Bay Chamber Concerts is accepting ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Thomaston series goes to ‘Paris’

    The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library presents a weekly series of films in Room 208 of the Thomaston Academy Building, 60 Main St./Route 1. The theme for the Friday night movies in February is romance. The third film of the series, "The Last Time I Saw Paris," will be screened Friday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. After journalist Charles (Van Johnson) marries Helen (Elizabeth Taylor) in Paris, he supports her ...

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    February 15, 2010

    Lauber introduces ‘The Shakers of Maine’

    Jeannine Lauber will present her new book, "Chosen Faith, Chosen Land: The Untold Story of America's 21st Century Shakers: at the downtown Camden Public Library Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The new book is an unparalleled study of the contemporary Shaker faith. Over a 15-year period, journalist and author Lauber was granted unprecedented access to the private lives of the last remaining Shakers, allowing her ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Lenten Noon Music Series returns

    The opening program of the Noon Music in Lent Series at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 33 Chestnut St., Friday, Feb. 19. Kristi Mann, violoncello, and Jane Schroeder, piano, will present a program of two pieces by American composer Ned Rorem; one piece by James MacMillan, the Scottish composer; and Sonata II in D Major by Johann Sebastian Bach. Following the half-hour program in the sanctuary, all are invited to ...

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    February 11, 2010

    Camden Hills music students do District III

    Fifty-three Camden Hills Regional High School music students recently participated in the District III honors band and chorus festival. District III High School Honors Festival, which is a division of the Maine Music Educator's Association, encompasses nearly 30 schools from the Midcoast and mid-Maine area. Students who participated in the festival were selected from the results of an audition held last October. ...

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    February 11, 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 11, 2010

    Call for stories by Maine writers

    Ã…arhus Gallery seeks literary short stories for "as if," an upcoming evening and, perhaps, series of evenings of stories by Maine writers read by Maine actors. Writers may submit one or two stories of as many as 5,000 words (double-spaced, 12 point font, numbered pages) via mail or as a Word attachment to an e-mail. Submissions should include writer's name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address on ...

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    February 10, 2010

    Maine Poets Society meets

    The Maine Poets Society will meet at the Dyer Library, 371 Main St., Saturday, Feb. 20. The meeting will take place in the Deering wing and is open to the public. A $12 registration fee for both members and guests includes lunch. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. After a brief business meeting, member judge Herb Coursen will read from his work after giving a critique of MPS members' Dramatic Monologues. ...

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    February 10, 2010

    Local plays chosen, read

    Acorn Productions of Westbrook, a nonprofit arts presenter located in the Dana Warp Mill, has announced its selections for the 2010 Maine Playwrights Festival, the ninth annual spotlight on brand new plays by Maine writers, which will run April 15 through May 1 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center on Munjoy Hill in Portland. This year's edition of the festival will be directed by Harlan Baker, Julie Goell and ...

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    February 10, 2010

    Sage for Someone performs final Midcoast shows

    Sage for Someone's Scout MacKay and Dylan Chapman will perform their last shows with Jason Dean and Mike Whitehead Thursday, Feb. 18 at Rockland Public Library at 6:30 p.m.; and Friday, Feb. 19 at Rock City Books & Coffee from 5:45 to 7 p.m. Ever since she was a sophomore in high school, singer/songwriter Scout MacKay has been performing throughout the Midcoast, impressing audiences with her lyrically evocative ...


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