Arts & Culture

The Gala Event of the Summer - Yesterday - A Tribute to the Beatles

The Gala Event of the Summer -  Yesterday - A Tribute to the Beatles

The Gala Event of the Summer Yesterday – A Tribute to the Beatles
“Rocks” the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion
Presented by Eastern Maine Children’s Charities and Children’s Miracle Network
Conducted by Grammy Award Winner Lucas Richman

SATURDAY, JUNE 4th 5 PM Gates / 7 PM Performance
Bangor Waterfront Pavilion
1 Railroad Street, Bangor
Tickets on Sale Friday, April 8th 10am!
Reserved*: $51.50, $37.50, $27.50
*plus applicable fees, depending on point of purchase


Brewer Fifth Graders take Destination Imagination First Place Prize

Students to Compete in Global Competition

(Brewer, ME) – Fifth graders from Brewer’s State Street School walked away with a first place win at the Destination Imagination State Celebration on Saturday.  The team competed against regional winners from all over the state at the Tournament, held at University of Maine in Orono.  They are the only Brewer team to ever advance to the Global Competition.

Destination Imagination is an educational program in which student teams solve open-ended Challenges and present their solutions at Tournaments.

We Are One—Rally for Human Dignity

What: A rally and press conference to honor Martin Luther King, Jr's legacy, oppose Maine legislation threatening worker rights and join in solidarity with nationwide movements for social justice.

Who: Workers, Students, Clergy, Unions, Public Employees, Educators, and Community Members

When: Mon, April 4, 12:00pm

Where: Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King Memorial Plaza, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Why: To commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s stand with Memphis sanitation workers and to speak out in defense of rights that Dr. King fought for—collective bargaining, fair pay and benefits—that are being threatened in Maine and around the nation.

Anything But Silent Film Festival

Anything But Silent Film Festival

Anything But Silent Film festival. Films begin at 12:00 Noon on the following Saturdays, April 2, 16, and 23 at the Bangor Public Library, in the Lecture Hall. Silent films featuring live piano accompaniment by Mister Harry Weiss!

Darkness provided by Daniel Leaden Master Fabric Craftsman. Contact the library for film titles and more information.

145 Harlow Street
Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone:(207) 947-8336

Birch bark etching workshop for children being held at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor

Birch bark etching workshop for children being held at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor

The Abbe Museum will host a birch bark etching workshop for children ages 6 through 12 on April 9, free at our downtown Bar Harbor location.  The first session, from 10:30-12:00 is full, but the Museum is accepting reservations for the second session, which will take place from 1:00-2:30.

David Moses Bridges, Passamaquoddy, is a renowned birch bark artist and educator.  David specializes in birch bark baskets and canoes, and etches the bark with beautiful double curve motifs, traditional to the Passamaquoddy, or with his own designs.  Children will make a medallion to take home, etched using David’s stencils, or with designs from their own creative minds.  David will also teach participants about the Passamaquoddy people and language through stories and legends. 

For more information or to make a reservation, please contact the Abbe Museum at 288-3519. 

For our full calendar of events and programs, please visit

Lady Antebellum coming to Bangor's Waterfront

Lady Antebellum coming to Bangor's Waterfront

After selling out headlining concerts in New York, Los Angeles and Nashville, ACM and CMA Vocal Group of the Year Lady Antebellum brings its Need You Now Tour to Bangor Waterfront Pavilion on Monday September 5, 2011.

Fans can purchase tickets at, by phone @ 207-783-2009 or in person at Mark’s Music in Brewer beginning Friday April 1, 2011 @ 10am.
 The GRAMMY Award winning trio’s TRIPLE PLATINUM album NEED YOU NOW debuted at number one on Billboards Top 200 chart and has already spawned the multi-week number one smash hits “Need You Now”, “American Honey”, and “Our Kind Of Love”.
Lady Antebellum first took country music by storm in 2008 with the release of their self-titled PLATINUM certified debut album, which generated the hits "Love Don't Live Here," "Lookin' for a Good Time" and their #1 hit, "I Run to You."
For a full list of tour dates and ticket info, visit

Charlotte White Center Art Program

Charlotte White Center Art Program

Art in Piscataquis County! 

The Charlotte White Center hosts an art program for individuals being served by the agency.  Through weekly professional art instruction and access to several mediums, individuals develop their own style and skill at their own pace.  Every week, amazing works of art are created from the humblest of beginnings.  The more noticable result...proud artists!  You can see the sparkle in her eye, the hint of a smile at the corner of his mouth and hear the outburst of joy when words of praise and relfections of beauty are expressed to the artist.  A sharing of joy for the artist and the viewer!

Interested in seeing more?  Keep checking here on Around Town for featured pieces every week. 

If you are interested in purchasing a print or notecards, please contact Susan McGeown at 564-2464.

Check us out www.charlottewhitecente