Emily Burnham

Culture Reporter

 
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5 Things To Do This Weekend, June 23-25: Living on the edge

on June 22, 2017, at 12:05 p.m.
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Modern dance troupe Pilobolus will present "Shadowland" at the Collins Center for the Arts on Sept. 16.

From shadow dancers to child prodigies, Collins Center plans broad season offerings

By Emily Burnham on June 21, 2017, at 5:06 p.m.
If there’s one thing that’s predictable about each season at the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono, it’s that there’s at least one surprise each year.
The ballroom on the top floor of the Nichols Block on Exchange Street in Bangor. Part of the property will be renamed The Bangor Arts Exchange.

Bangor Symphony to move into historic building in downtown Bangor

By Emily Burnham on June 21, 2017, at 4:15 p.m.
The Bangor Symphony Orchestra returns to the Nichols Block in September, becoming the first tenant in the space since its purchase last year.
Jaelin Roberts, 14,  of Bangor makes macarons at her home.  After much experimentation with the process, Roberts started a business last fall selling the sweets. Each little macaron is hand made in small batches by Jaelin with a little help from her mother Joan Roberts.

Bangor teen’s passion for baking macarons turns into business

By Emily Burnham on June 20, 2017, at 8:41 a.m.
“I love Paris. I love French things,” she said. “And I already really loved baking, so I definitely wanted to try macarons. I just started baking them for fun.”
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5 Things To Do This Weekend, June 16-18: Rockin’, rollin’, splishin’, splashin’

on June 15, 2017, at 1:02 p.m.
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Queens of the Stone Age set for October concert at the State Theatre in Portland

on June 15, 2017, at 12:39 p.m.
Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in the upcoming "IT" movie.

2017 is going to be a great year for Stephen King fans

By Emily Burnham on June 15, 2017, at 1 a.m.
This year and next are jam-packed with King adaptations. This summer alone, two TV series and two movies are planned, with more set for the fall and for early 2018.
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Five more artists announced for 2017 American Folk Festival

on June 14, 2017, at 4:01 p.m.
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Two teams of two Mainers to appear on new season of “Alone” on History

on June 14, 2017, at 2:01 p.m.
Kevin MacLellan Sr. and his daughter Kate Proctor among the family members who co-own and work at The Wicked Brew Coffee Bar in Bangor.

Bangor’s new artsy, cozy coffee shop Wicked Brew is a true family affair

By Emily Burnham on June 13, 2017, at 8:11 a.m.
It’s the kind of cozy, artsy coffee shop you expect to see in any city — a place where people can gather to hang out, read, write, and leisurely sip a handcrafted beverage.
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Old Crow Medicine Show set for August concert at Maine State Pier in Portland

on June 09, 2017, at 11:46 a.m.
Jack Johnson smiles to the crowd during his show at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor Wednesday.

Jack Johnson draws young and old to Waterfront concert

By Emily Burnham on June 08, 2017, at 11:10 a.m.
Singer-songwriter Jack Johnson brought his brand of warm, gentle, eternally summer-like acoustic rock to the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor on Wednesday.
Andrew Wyeth's later period self-portrait, the strange, surreal "Dr. Syn," is on display at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland through September 2017.

Who is Dr. Syn? Unlocking the secrets of this strange Andrew Wyeth painting

By Emily Burnham on June 07, 2017, at 3:59 p.m.
You can see “Dr. Syn” in person, along with real-life objects depicted in the painting, at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.
The exterior of the Islesford Dock Restaurant in Islesford on Little Cranberry Island.

Six Maine restaurants you can only get to by boat

By Emily Burnham on June 06, 2017, at 11:29 a.m.
If you’re looking for a grand adventure while you’re island hopping, drop into one of these six restaurants, cafes and eateries that are only accessible by boat.
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5 Things To Do This Weekend, June 2-4: These boots were made for art walking

on June 01, 2017, at 1:28 p.m.
Judith Brosmer enjoys the music while listening to the Bangor Band performs during the Summer Concert at the Waterfront, July 12, 2016.

How to enjoy summer in Bangor on a budget

By Emily Burnham on May 31, 2017, at 12:53 p.m.
We’ve put together a list of free or very inexpensive things to do in Greater Bangor that are fun for the whole family, that give you an excuse to get outdoors and that happen on every day of the week.
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Abby Freethy, the owner of Northwoods Gourmet Girl in Greenville, in the food truck that will be operating in Brewer.

Greater Bangor’s growing food truck scene expands to nine eateries in the area

By Emily Burnham on May 30, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
The food truck scene in greater Bangor has exploded in recent years.
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Eric Church set for September concert in Bangor; Trey Anastasio set for Portland

on May 30, 2017, at 9:59 a.m.
Tool lead singer Maynard James Keenan performs during their show at the Darling's Waterfront Pavilion in Bangor Saturday.

Thousands drawn to Bangor to see Tool, first Waterfront Concert of season

By Emily Burnham on May 27, 2017, at 7:45 p.m.
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5 Things To Do This Weekend, May 26-28: Kicking it off with a bang

on May 25, 2017, at 1:28 p.m.