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    February 5, 2010

    Logo contest for Rockland Main Street

    Rockland Main Street Inc. calls on graphic designers in its search for a logo to represent the Main Street organization. Being named a Main Street Maine Community changes the focus from when the organization was the Rockland Downtown Alliance, said board president Jeff Charland. "This new community partnership needs a new logo. We have a new mission statement that will set the tone for the logo," he said. Rock...

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    February 5, 2010

    Art Lecture Redux

    On Sunday afternoons throughout the winter, the downtown Farnsworth Art Museum will be offering a series of Art Lecture Redux videos in its auditorium. This special series re-screens a select few of the museum's summer and fall lectures and panel discussions, originally presented live to sold-out audiences. The third in the series will take place Sunday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. and will feature the July 23, 2009 ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Cole, fellow artists plan draw-athon

    Kenny Cole of Monroe and Natasha Mayers of Whitefield, along with a new coalition of Maine peace groups called Bring Our War $$ Home, are organizing a draw-a-thon/gathering of visionaries, artists and non-artists Saturday, Feb. 13 at the UCC Church, 150 Congress St. Artists and poets should assemble at 10 a.m. to create images and words that illustrate how the $2.5 billion of Maine taxpayers' money that has ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Ames named Drama Fest judge

    Aynne Ames, artistic director of the Belfast Maskers, has been selected by the Maine Principal's Association's Department of Drama to be a judge at the Maine State Drama Festival's Class B state finals March 19 and 20 at Yarmouth High School. With the exception of 1943, when World War II forced a cancellation, the Maine Drama Festival has continued uninterrupted for more than 50 years. The State Finals are the ...

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    February 4, 2010

    Waltz, contra dance on Valentine’s Day

    The Rockland Contra Dance series began in October and is presented on the second Sunday afternoon of each month, organized by Jim Birch and Hope Hoffman. This month's event will be held Sunday, Feb. 14 in the first-floor dance studion of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. The afternoon will open with a free half-hour waltz workshop led by Marie Wendt at 3 p.m. This portion of the event ...

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    February 4, 2010

    Creatures of Habit play Union

    Popular local band Creatures of Habit will play from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Feb. 13, at Thompson Community Center, 51 South Union Road/Route 131. The community dance promises lots of rock 'n' roll and blues. Doors will open 7 p.m. and the music will run from around 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Admission at the door will be $10 for the BYOB event. The snack bar will be open and there will be a 50/50 raffle. T...

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    February 4, 2010

    Home movies of Friendship

    The Friendship Museum will begin a monthly series of unusual film screenings Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Friendship Town Office, 6 Harbor Road. The series will continue on the third Wednesday of the month through June. In 1953, Carleton Simmons began taking home movies of people, places and events in Friendship Village and other Midcoast locations. A few of these unedited reels of film have been viewed ...

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    February 4, 2010

    Camden film fest gets recognition

    Camden International Film Festival has been recognized in two separate international lists created by leaders in the documentary industry. In mid-December, filmmaker and writer A.J. Schnack enlisted a cast of filmmakers and industry leaders to weigh in on the top 25 film festivals worldwide. This list, now in its second edition, has been one of the most valuable resources for filmmakers looking to navigate the ...

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    February 4, 2010

    Terra Diddle’s ‘Starry Nights’

    Everyone is invited to start the school vacation week by joining the Terra Diddle Collective to celebrate the winter sky with dancing, drumming, large puppetry, story and song. The Terra Diddle Collective's new show, "Starry Nights," will be presented twice Monday afternoon, Feb. 15, in the Cider Barn of Carver Hill Gallery, 264 Meadow St. Performances will be at 3 and 4 p.m. Admission will be $5 at the door. ...

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    February 4, 2010

    Valentine’s dance at Rockland Elks

    The parents of 11th-grade Trekkers are hosting a Valentine's dance Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Rockland Lodge of Elks, 210 Rankin St. Social hour will begin 7 p.m., followed by dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available. Everybody age 21 and older is invited to join the Trekkers parents for a fun evening out. Local band Midlife Crisis will keep the dance floor hopping with ...


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