The Dirigo Speaks speaker series presents conversations throughout the year with civic leaders, change makers, artists and business leaders shaping Maine’s future.
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Lucas Richman, artistic director of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra
July 25, Bangor Arts Exchange | Reserve your seat
Abdi Nor Iftin, stories from a new American and book signing of ‘Call Me American’
August 9, Bangor Public Library
Dr. Trip Gardner, working to destigmatize addiction
August 22, Bangor Public Library
Senator George Mitchell
September 27, Gracie Theater
Gary Allen, marathon founder and runner
October 23, Penobscot Theatre Company
More speakers will be added as they are scheduled.
Mary Bonauto, nationally renowned civil rights attorney
Dr. Susan Hunter, outgoing UMaine President
Gary Allen, Gail Auclair, Ron Hise, Tamera Blades — Competing with Age
Stan Makara, Cheryl Michaud, Patti Rapaport — The Next Act: Starting a business after 50
Travis Baker et al, a reading of ‘The Dogs Pond’
Christina Baker Kline
Lucas St. Clair
Emily Kimball, the ‘Aging Adventurer’