Emily Burnham

Culture Reporter


Four new concert announcements for Maine State Pier in Portland, Augusta Civic Center

on March 02, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.

This Stephen King comic tells a story about art, life and desks — with a great Bangor shoutout

on March 02, 2017, at 10 a.m.
Charles "Chachi" Raychard, 10, of Levant plays an EEG brain game against his brother Max (not shown) while his sister Jane (center), 4, and brother Franklin, 7, watch, at the University of New England's Brain Station at last year's Maine Science Festival.

Teach your robot to shake a leg at this year’s Maine Science Festival

By Emily Burnham on March 01, 2017, at 3:35 p.m.
“The festival really shines a light on the incredible scientific work being done here in Maine. If we want to keep our youth in Maine, we need them to know about all the opportunities that are here and get them involved.”

After nearly 99 years, ‘the Wave’ in Bangor proves that dive bars never die

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 28, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
Some folks have been cozying up to the bar at the Wave, as it’s known colloquially, for decades.

Ween, Elvis Costello set for June, July concerts at Thompson’s Point in Portland

on Feb. 27, 2017, at 12:51 p.m.

After nearly 18 years in business, Thistle’s Restaurant in downtown Bangor has closed

on Feb. 27, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.

New songs from Maine bands: The Very Reverend, Tall Horse, Ghosts of Johnson City, Foam Castles

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Feb. 24-26: And the winner is…

on Feb. 23, 2017, at 9:58 a.m.
Lucas Richman conducting the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, whose 2016-2017 season opens on Oct. 9, 2016.

‘Star Wars’ to Midori: Bangor Symphony musicians boast a busy March schedule

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:15 a.m.
While the “Star Wars” concerts happen over the weekend of March 4 and 5, the following weekend is yet another busy one for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra — especially for some of the younger members of the organization’s youth orchestras.

2017 Rise Above Fest set for Bangor Waterfront, expanded to two days, features Korn, Shinedown

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 9:42 a.m.
Tea Maineia co-owner Dan Holmes pours a cup of freshly brewed Wild Blueberry tea at his shop on Maine Street in Winterport.

Winterport couple puts the kettle on for fragrant brews at Tea Maineia

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 20, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.
Since opening the retail shop in 2013 the couple has been surprised to see just how many Mainers are passionate about tea. They regularly get customers who travel from as far away as Millinocket and Ellsworth just to buy tea.
Dan Holmes makes a pot of Wild Blueberry tea at his shop Tea Maineia on Maine Street in Winterport.

Tea 101: Tips for brewing the perfect cup of tea

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 20, 2017, at 10:27 a.m.
The secret? Time and temperature.

Surprise! J.J. Abrams announces new Stephen King series on Hulu, “Castle Rock”

on Feb. 18, 2017, at 11:20 a.m.

Tropical Tastes International Market has opened on Harlow Street in Bangor

on Feb. 17, 2017, at 12:10 p.m.

REO Speedwagon, Styx and Don Felder to return to Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion this summer

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 6:33 p.m.

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Feb. 17-19: These boots were made for… shoveling?

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 12:57 p.m.

Rock band OneRepublic set for August show at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor

on Feb. 16, 2017, at 8 a.m.

Taste of India in Bangor undergoing renovations; new menu and bar set for late February re-opening

on Feb. 15, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
An Indian dance group goes over their dance moves in the lobby of Hauck Auditorium at the University of Maine campus in Orono Friday. One of the most popular student performances of the year at UMaine is the International Dance Showcase, in which international students from all over the world show off their traditional or popular styles of dance from their home countries. This year's performances are set for Feb. 18.

Diversity is something to dance about at UMaine’s international dance showcase

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 15, 2017, at 1:44 p.m.
Two performances are planned for 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono.

12 Maine chefs and restaurants named semi-finalists for 2017 James Beard Awards

on Feb. 15, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.