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    February 3, 2010

    All-ages punk show at R Space

    R Space, the Midcoast's new all-ages music venue, will hold its first chem-free show Saturday, Feb. 13 with bands The Murder Weapon, The Motor Creeps, The Outsiders, Tastes Like Chicken and Sons of Knox. The show will run from 6 to 10 p.m. in the lower level of Lincoln Street Center for Arts and Education, 24 Lincoln St. Admission at the door will be $5. Anyone younger than 14 must be accompanied by a parent or ...

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    February 3, 2010

    Indie rock night at Roots & Tendrils

    Roots & Tendrils invites everyone to treat their sweeties to a night of indie rock with Isobell and Marie Stella from Portland and Good Kids Sprouting Horns from Bangor. The better-than-chocolate show will starts 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 at Roots & Tendrils, 2 Cross St. Admission is $6. Isobell began when singer/guitarist Hannah Tarkinson and guitarist Chris McKneally realized they shared a love of Cat Power, ...

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    February 3, 2010

    Poetry Out Loud finals set

    Maine's high school students currently competing for the chance to represent the state at the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest in Washington, D.C. this April. The contest, where students recite memorized works of poetry in front of a live audience, attracts more than 350,000 competitors nationally each year. Thirty-two high schools in Maine will be represented at two regional finals where five ...

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    February 3, 2010

    Blues Festival lineup set

    The final performance slot of the 2010 North Atlantic Blues Festival was filled this week and the complete lineup is now set. The great James Cotton, who headlined the inaugural NABF in 1994, will close the first day of the festival, Saturday, July 10; and multiple Grammy Award winner Keb' Mo' will close the festival Sunday, July 11. "We've been trying to get Keb' Mo' for years," said NABF co-founder and ...

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    February 2, 2010

    Window on the world

    The window at David Scriven Crowley's gallery at 409 Main St. is creating a stir. Crowley's steel sculpture is combined with a Robert Henri quotation, written in 1915 about the first World War, brings to mind questions of wars over the centuries and why we are still embroiled in conflicts to this day. Michael Komanecki, acting director and chief curator of the Farnsworth Art Museum, called the display is ...

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    February 2, 2010

    A&E KLO for A1 Herald Gazette 2-3-10

    A&E KLO for front

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    February 2, 2010

    The waterfront, Port Clyde to Belfast

    On Saturday, Feb. 6, Julia's Gallery for Young Artists at the Farnsworth Art Museum will open "Midcoast Maine — More than Meets the Eye," a photographic celebration of working waterfronts from Port Clyde to Belfast as seen through the eyes of teen photographers. The exhibition marks the culmination of the Photo Treks program, a dynamic collaboration between Julia's Gallery, Trekkers and Maine Media Workshops. ...

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    February 2, 2010

    Call for seabird art

    The Project Puffin Visitor Center on Main Street will mount a group show of seabird art this summer. Fine seabird art in all media and styles will be considered, with preference going to two-dimensional work due to space consideration. Artists should submit digital images of their works (limit three per artist) for consideration to sschubel@audubon.org by March 30. Artists will be notified by April 5, and ...

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    February 2, 2010

    Monhegan residency seeks applicants

    Applications are being accepted for the Monhegan Artists' Residency for emerging Maine artists. Formerly called the Carina House Residency, the program provides a visual artist with the opportunity to live and work on Monhegan Island for five weeks. The application deadline is April 1, postmarked. For guidelines, a history of the residency program and a list of past residents, visit monheganartistsresidency.org....

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    February 2, 2010

    Golden Dragon acrobats head back to Strom

    Bay Chamber Concerts, the Camden Snow Bowl and Farmers Fare are teaming up to create an exciting first day of the February break and a fun-filled Valentine's Day Eve. Bay Chamber Concerts will present the Golden Dragon Chinese Acrobats at the Strom Auditorium of Camden Hills Regional High School, Route 90, Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. Known internationally as China's premiere touring Chinese acrobatic company, ...


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