Archive for ‘Entertainment’

  • ‘Annie’ is a family friendly show

    By Leigh Macmillen Hayes Taking the description of a family-friendly play to heart is the Murphy family of Bridgton. For them, Lake Region Community Theatre’s summer musical, Annie, is a truly a family effort. Eleven-year-old Fiona auditioned for Annie because she had seen a performance elsewhere and liked the songs and dances. Though she wasn’t […]

  • Third Annual Bluegrass Festival at Narramissic Saturday

    The Bridgton Historical Society is sponsoring the Third Annual Bluegrass Festival at Narramissic, the Peabody-Fitch farm located in South Bridgton this Saturday, Aug. 3, rain or shine. Gates open at 2 p.m., with music from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Featured artists include Erica Brown and the Bluegrass Connection, Tricky Britches and The Hemingways. Erica Brown […]

  • Jam by the Dam this Saturday

    DENMARK — “Last year was our first try at this, and it was way beyond our expectations,” said Jamie Hook, organizer of Denmark’s DAM JAM music festival. “So, I guess someone was trying to tell us we had to do it again!” So this Saturday, July 27 from 4 p.m. to midnight, the Denmark Arts […]

  • Lake Region area 4th of July celebrations

    BRIDGTON • July 3 — Spaghetti Feast, 5 to 7 p.m., Stevens Brook Elementary School; Band Concert to follow; fireworks at dusk. • July 4 — 4 on the Fourth Road Race, starts 8 a.m., Main Street near Food City, finishes at Bridgton Memorial School; Hot dog stand, 9 a.m. to noon, Oberg Insurance; Great […]

  • Review: ‘Gypsy’ cast epitome of determination

    By April Boyle Guest Reviewer Lake Region Community Theatre is getting the summer season rolling with Gypsy. The musical is a classic tale about persistence and unrelenting dreams, which is something LRCT can identify with. Despite personal tragedy and illness, the cast members of Gypsy never gave up on their dream. Let Me Entertain You […]

  • Case of the blues this weekend

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES – Blues musician Pat Colwell can make some comparisons, some observational notes, between playing the blues and politics. After all, Colwell served as house majority leader and speaker of the house in Augusta from 1996 to 2004. “If politics doesn’t give you the blues, nothing will give you […]