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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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    February 4, 2010

    Juggling TWO returns to Waldo Theatre

    Brothers Jason and Matt Tardy will perform as the juggling duo TWO Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Waldo Theatre, Main Street/Route 220. The Atlantis Resort has called them amazing, and "Inside Edition" dubbed them "One of the hottest juggling acts in the country." Marshalling their own brand of relentless sarcastic wit, physical comedy, live music and high-energy juggling, the Tardys have created an ...

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    February 4, 2010

    Children’s Valentine’s Day concert

    Nick Ruf and Louise MacLellan will return by popular request to the Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St., Sunday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. for more of their original children's folk compositions that so captivated their young audience last year. The afternoon program will include the creation of a Valentine to be sent to children in Haiti. Refreshments will be served, and donations gratefully welcomed. Th...

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    February 4, 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 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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