Archive for ‘Arts’

  • ALMOST, MAINE on stage at The Magic Lantern Theatre

    By Leigh Macmillen Hayes Special to The News Under the northern lights on a cold, clear, moonless night in the mythical town of Almost, Maine, locals find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Told through eight delightful and heartwarming vignettes, all of which take place simultaneously at 9 […]

  • FA performers present ‘Joseph’

    FRYEBURG — The Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center continues their monthly “Family Entertainment Series” with Fryeburg Academy’s All School Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Students will give three performances of this year’s musical on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. and also Sunday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. […]

  • Sarty’s new CD a different musical road for him

    By Lisa Williams Ackley Staff Writer Singer-songwriter Jonathan Sarty grew up in Denmark, Maine where he ran down country roads, jumped in nearby lakes and ponds and climbed up and down the local hills and mountains — all the while, soaking up everything around him. Known best for playing gigs and developing his craft throughout […]

  • A Star-Spangled Cabaret Honors Our Vets

    By Leigh Macmillen Hayes With Veterans Day just around the corner, Lake Region Community Theatre will present a brand new cabaret full of swinging patriotic songs and dance to pay tribute to our soldiers. Salute Our Vets! A Star-Spangled Cabaret will open at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5 at the American Legion […]

  • Children’s Haunted House in Naples

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — Charlotte Bruffey remembers a few Halloweens ago, when she went through a haunted house that scared her so badly she cried. Nine-year-old Charlotte has a solution for children who are her age and younger: A haunted house that isn’t too scary, and tours that provide different levels […]

  • Maine’s treasured troubador David Mallett

    By Lisa Williams Ackley Staff Writer SOUTH CASCO — Maine’s premier singer-songwriter David Mallett graced the stage at the Maine Singer-Songwriter Weekend at Point Sebago Resort here, over the weekend, along with several other talented musicians. Yet, because of his nearly 50 years of writing and singing songs about Maine and its people, Mallett is […]

  • Heather Masse to perform at PAC

    FRYEBURG — The Heather Masse Band together with special guest Ben Hammond will perform at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center on Friday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students and are available for purchase online at or by calling the Box Office […]

  • Bluegrass festival at Narramissic

    The Bridgton Historical Society will host a Bluegrass Festival at Narramissic, the Peabody-Fitch Farm in South Bridgton, on Saturday, Aug. 13. A new venture for the Society, the event will feature the popular performer Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection. Well-known radio personality Betsy Mason will emcee the event, which begins at 4 p.m. with […]

  • Antique wooden boat show Saturday

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — For Bob Forman, one of the organizers of this Saturday’s 18th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Show and Classic Car Show on the Naples Causeway, the local event is a ritual he looks forward to each summer. He and his wife share an adoration of fixing up […]

  • Scribner’s Mill celebrates ‘Back to the Past’

    By Gail Geraghty Staff Writer HARRISON — Several new and exciting attractions are in store for the 20th anniversary celebration of “Back to the Past” at Scribner’s Mill in Harrison, set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Eight teams of oxen and their teamsters from […]