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    February 8, 2010

    Music and more on North Haven

    The Toughcats' annual concert at Waterman's Community Center always fills the house and is set for Friday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The Fox Islands trio will be celebrating the release of their new album, "Run to the Mill," and seats are going fast. To reserve one, call 867-2100. Toughcats — the Fox Island Trio comprised of Colin Gulley, Joe Nelson and Jake Greenlaw — have just released their new album, "Run to the ...

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    February 8, 2010

    ‘A Serious Man’ has fun too

    CAPTION: Michael Stuhlbarg, foreground, plays a physics professor whose life is suddenly falling apart in Joel and Ethan Coen's "A Serious Man." Alan Arkin plays his lawyer. A Serious Man (Universal, Blu-ray or standard DVD, R, 106 min.). Writers/directors Joel and Ethan Coen present a semi-autobiographical film, in tone if not detail, in "A Serious Man," which is set in 1967 Midwest. Locations used were in ...

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    February 8, 2010

    Maskers audition for readings

    Belfast Maskers will open its 2010 performance season with "Four in Four," four nights of readings at the Abbott Room of Belfast Free Library. Anyone interested in reading a part in one or more of the selected plays is invited to the Abbott Room Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. for an initial reading and a casual audition process. The plays to be cast are: "The Good Doctor"  by Neil Simon, with parts available for ...

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    February 8, 2010

    ‘A Musical Valentine’ at the Waldo

    "Isn't It Romantic? A Musical Valentine," featuring songs about love from Broadway and beyond, will be presented as a 2 p.m. Valentine's Day matinee at Waldoboro's Waldo Theatre, Main Street/Route 220. The show also will be presented in a gala dessert buffet format Friday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. at Bristol's 1812 Farm. Both shows will benefit Heartwood Regional Theater Company. When musical stage veterans Nancy ...

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    February 8, 2010

    Full slate of adventure at Strom

    The 2009/2010 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour has hit the road with stops planned in more than 285 communities and 30 countries across the globe including Friday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Strom Auditorium at Camden Hills Regional High School on Route 90. The annual local screening of selections from this year's festival is sponsored by Maine Sport Outfitters on Route 1, which is selling advance tickets ...

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    February 6, 2010

    Crossing the ‘Bridge’ of romance

    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 second film of the series, "Waterloo Bridge," will be screened Friday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. After falling madly in love, ballerina Myra (Vivien Leigh) and British officer Roy (Robert Taylor) unwillingly ...

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    February 5, 2010

    Eclectic mix at the Strand

    A co-bill performance featuring musicians Harry Manx and Susan Werner will take place Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. at 8 p.m. Manx has been called an essential link between the music of East and West, creating musical stories that wed the tradition of the blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. Playing the Mohan veena, lap steel, harmonica and banjo, he has created a unique sound ...

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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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