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    January 8, 2010

    Realism rules at Tidemark

    Despite the recent snow storms, a number of artists made it to the downtown Tidemark Gallery to participate in "Exploration in Realism: Conceptual to Traditional," a new show juried by Sam Cady of Friendship, artist and career instructor in the Master of Fine Arts Program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. The gallery also credits to Rockland's Caldbeck and Jonathan Frost galleries and to Cady himself ...

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    January 8, 2010

    Catholics, Druids, love and life

    Talented musician and storyteller Jennifer Armstrong of Belfast will perform Sunday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. at the United Christian Church, 30 Searsmont Road, Rte 173 in Lincolnville Center. Armstrong will present "Stories and Songs From a Catholic-Druid," a musical storytelling program for adults. Through song, poetry and personal tales, Armstrong shares the questions, prayers, doubts and joy of her spiritual ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Vanden Brink shares ‘Ruin’

    The 2010 series of programs presented by Friends of the Waldoboro Public Library will begin Saturday, Jan. 16 at 12:30 p.m. with renowned architectural photographer Brian Vanden Brink of Camden. Vanden Brink began his career in photography in Nebraska more than 30 years ago. He moved to Maine in 1978, at which time he began to specialize in architectural photography. With a large format view camera and using ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Page turns brush on Camden

    New paintings by Colin Page will be featured at the Camden Public Library from Saturday, Jan. 9 through Saturday, Jan. 30. The show, titled "Camden," is for three weeks only and will feature works Page has painted on site in Camden. The public is invited to a reception for the artist Saturday, Jan. 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the downtown library. Page will open the reception with an art talk on his work. The show ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Rockport library offers ATC Club

    The Rockport Public Library will host a monthly ATC Club, open to all ages, beginning Saturday, Jan. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. ATCs — Artists Trading Cards - are small works of art meant to be swapped and shared, but not sold, and are the size of a baseball card. January's ATC technique will have participants discovering new ideas from old book pages. Other techniques will be demonstrated throughout the year by local ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Boege, Clarke play Novel Jazz

    This month marks the beginning of the sixth year of Novel Jazz Septet concerts at the downtown Skidompha Public Library. The next evening of live jazz will be Thursday, Jan. 21 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Skidompha's Novel Jazz evenings began with the observation that lovers of books often are lovers of jazz. Moreover, the superb acoustics of Skidompha's atrium, plus its in-the-round seating, make it a great place to ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Trekkapalooza ticket refunds

    Trekkapalooza, Trekkers' annual battle of the bands, was snowed out Jan. 2 and has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 29. Those holding tickets for the original event have two choices: hold on to them and use them Memorial Day weekend; or get  a refund at the Trekkers office. The Trekkers occupy space generously donated by the Strong Agency in the same building that houses the Department of Motor Vehicles on ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Free intro to children’s theater class

    The new children's acting class recently announced by Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St., has been rescheduled and will start with a free introductory session Wednesday, Jan. 20. This first class, running from 3:30 to 5 p.m., will be free and parents are invited to sit in. To reserve a place, call 594-6490. The program will include acting basics and skills learned via theater exercises,...

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    January 7, 2010

    GVHS grad heads theater farm collaborative

    Thomaston native and Georges Valley High School graduate Jennie Hahn is leading a community-based theater project titled "Of Farms and Fables," which, is gearing up for the next growing season. The three-year project involves extensive collaboration between performers, farmers and farm workers and will culminate with an outdoor performance in summer 2011. Wm. H. Jordan Farm in Cape Elizabeth, Kay-Ben Farm in ...

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    January 7, 2010

    Current & Coming

    BELFAST Annual small works group show, Perimeter Gallery in Chase's Daily, 96 Main St. Through mid-January. "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. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through ...


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