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Into the Forest: Flora, Fauna, Lichen,

By Nate Towne on Aug. 17, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.
Kevin Birch

2017 Summer Organ Concert to feature Kevin Birch on Aug. 27

on Aug. 17, 2017, at 12:14 p.m.

Ann Judd and Monarch Butterflies

By swhplibrary on Aug. 17, 2017, at 12:04 p.m.
JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

Table Scraps

on Aug. 17, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.
Table scraps are “orts” in the crossword world. Most of us hope never to see the word again. Also, Medicare folks can save tons on prescription drugs with a simple phone call. And a brief foray into foods I’ve never heard of…

Book launch of poetry book by Sangerville author on Aug. 22

By Matrika Press on Aug. 17, 2017, at 9:08 a.m.
Heather Lambert (left) grew up moving from home-to-home in the Maine foster care system. Now at age 25 she is hoping to get her High School Equivalency Test and she has been getting help from Literacy Volunteers of Bangor tutor, Jen Montgomery-Rice.

Bangor literacy tutors helping others overcome the barrier of illiteracy, one life at a time

By Meg Haskell on Aug. 17, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
From filling out job applications and signing school forms to advancing educational goals and becoming an informed citizen, the ability to read and write is essential to participation in society.
These pipes will be making dazzling music on Sunday afternoon for the  Nash-Wolfe Concert in Perry, Maine.  Photograph of the new pipework installed by David Wallace on the organ he designed for the Perry Congregational Church, in a  photograph by the Lubec Photo Workshop.

Dazzling Organ in Concert by Kevin Birch at Perry

By Colin Windhorst on Aug. 17, 2017, at 7:02 a.m.

Candlelight Vigil for Racial Justice

By UU Church Pittsfield on Aug. 16, 2017, at 5:52 p.m.

Candlelight Vigil for Racial Justice

By UU Church Pittsfield on Aug. 16, 2017, at 5:22 p.m.
Many artists at work, en plein air, at the Kilburn Gallery.

Kilburn Gallery Hosts “Guests on the Lawn” Art Demos and Sale

By Amy Kefauver on Aug. 16, 2017, at 4:09 p.m.
Richard Morse, center, will bring his Haitian band, RAM, to the American Folk Festival.

Haitian band set to play Folk Fest has lived through crisis

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 16, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
The Haitian ensemble will perform at the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront, set for Aug. 25-27.

Autumn Gold at The Grand- Jazz In Silents -Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror

By Robin Jones on Aug. 16, 2017, at 2:49 p.m.
Drink Local, Drink Maine!

DRINK LOCAL, DRINK MAINE – Free Wine & Beer Tasting at Lois’ Natural Marketplace, Scarborough

By Patsy Wiggins on Aug. 16, 2017, at 2:19 p.m.
Sam Elliott is “The Hero.”

CineGrand Film: The Hero

By Robin Jones on Aug. 16, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.
The poster image for “Broadway or Bussed! Phantom of the Opera.”

Broadway or Bussed! Phantom of the Opera

By Robin Jones on Aug. 16, 2017, at 12:25 p.m.
Khary Payton as Ezekiel and Cooper Andrews as Jerry in AMC's "The Walking Dead."

Creators of ‘The Walking Dead’ say AMC is ripping them off, lawsuit alleges

By Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post on Aug. 16, 2017, at 10:22 a.m.
On Monday, many key members of the show’s creative team sued AMC in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming the network hasn’t fairly compensated them.
DEAR LIZ

How do I tell my neighbor to stop smoking pot near my house?

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 9:35 a.m.
Is there a gentle way to tell your neighbors to stop smoking pot near your house? Dear Liz weighs in.
Singer-songwriter Sara Trunzo of Unity recently came to WBFY community radio in Belfast to talk about her experiences trying to break into country music in Nashville.

Maine songwriter, with Nashville dreams, finds inspiration in snowmobiles, dairy farms

By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 16, 2017, at 9:07 a.m.
“All those red, dirt-road songs don’t apply. We have frozen pipes and snowmobiles and dairy farms. We have a whole pile of stuff that’s a resource.”
MAINE AT WAR

Mother, wife, and Belfast intelligence agent, Part II

on Aug. 16, 2017, at 8:33 a.m.
Musician Lionel Richie poses for a portrait while promoting his upcoming North American tour in Burbank, California, June 7, 2017.

Lionel Richie considers boycotting the Kennedy Center Honors under Trump

By Caitlin Gibson, The Washington Post on Aug. 16, 2017, at 6:58 a.m.
The Kennedy Center Honors have always been about prestige, not politics — but this year several honorees are finding it difficult to set politics aside.