Portland Museum of Art names curator

The Portland Museum of Art is pleased to announce that Nat May is the guest curator for the 2018 Portland Museum of Art Biennial. Nat draws from a deep familiarity with Maine’s contemporary arts landscape through his 13 years as Executive Director of SPACE Gallery, one of the state’s leading venues for contemporary, emerging, and unconventional artists, and will bring together work from living artists with connections to the state for the exhibition. The Biennial opens on January 26, 2018.

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“Be a Kid Again” egg hunt

Photo: Cast members shown are Rachel Maker (from left), Maggie Hood, Jude Zanoni, Amber Sprague, Kate Somes, Violet Morgan-Vigil, Lily Morgan. Sprague took home an All-Festival Cast award for her gender-swapping role as Barry.           Photos by Robin Farrin, Coastal Maine Photography

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Annual exhibit assembles an array of youth artwork

Washington Street Gallery at Eastport Arts Center is pleased to present the third annual Celebrating March as Youth Art Month Exhibit. A reception to honor the young artists will be held on Saturday, March 25, from 2-4 pm.

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Calais Celtic Concerts to host Newfoundland’s legendary “Irish Descendants”

Photo: The World Famous Irish Descendants

Calais Celtic Concerts presents the legendary Newfoundland band “The Irish Descendants” at the Calais High School, 34 Blue Devil Hill, Calais on Saturday,  March 25 at 6 p.m. A JUNO, and East Coast Music Award winning Folk Music Group, they are the undisputed kings of Irish Celtic music in Newfoundland.

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Beals Elementary School presents “Monsters from the Sea”

On Friday, March 17, Beals Historical Society will be hosting BES students as they present their project, “Monsters from the Sea”.  Under the tutelage of BES teachers, students creatively deepened their understanding and appreciation of marine life by working on poetry and scientific research on coral reef and ground fish ecosystems.  They made connections with the author and a Downeast Institute scientist in order to learn about their professions, passions, and personal stories. 

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11th Annual Margaretta Days Festival

First Naval Battle of the American Revolution By Robert Goodier Photo courtesy of Machias Savings Bank

Plan to join us at UMM June 13, 2015 as we celebrate our community’s unique role in  Amercian history.  This year is the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of the Margaretta.  The US Navy has designated the Battle of the Margaretta as the first naval battle of the American Revolution and James Fenimore Cooper called it the “Lexington of the Sea.”   The US Merchant Marine claims this event as their beginning and put it on their logo.

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