Arts & Culture

A new appreciation for charcoal

A new appreciation for charcoal

I have never enjoyed working with charcoal — until now. We had a model in class last week and our assignment was to sketch her using a big stick of charcoal. I thought, “No way am I going to be able to manage this chunk of charcoal. No way!” Read more ...

Brad Paisley is coming to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Brad Paisley is coming to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Grammy Award winning Country artist, Brad Paisley, announced today his first ever concert in Bangor, Maine at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Sunday, June 15 as part of the Machias Savings Bank Concert Series. 

Tickets on sale Friday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m.

Penobscot County Spelling Bee finals to be held March 1

BANGOR, Maine -- The local Penobscot County Spelling Bee finals will be held on Saturday, March 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Husson University’s Gracie Theatre in Bangor. The winner of this competition will qualify to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee Competition in the Washington, D.C. area this May. The event is free and open to the public.

Each participating school in Penobscot County gets to send one student and one alternate to compete in the countywide competition at The Gracie.

These students have already proven themselves to be exceptional spellers by winning competitions at their respective schools. The program is open to students 15 years of age or younger who have not passed eighth grade.