Join pros from Maine's lobster, craft brewing and outdoor recreation industries for a talk on economic incentives and environmental imperatives at June's Bangor Daily Brews. June 27 at 5:30 p.m. at West Market Coffee House in Bangor. Read More
Maine poet Richard Blanco reads selections from his newest work, 'How to Love a Country,' and reflects on Independence Day at Dirigo Speaks. Born in Madrid to Cuban exile parents and raised in Miami, the negotiation of cultural identity characterizes Blanco's three collections of poetry. Join the BDN and Launchpad at the Bangor Arts Exchange on July 2 at 5:30 for this special evening, free to all. Read More
The Bangor Daily News produces engaging in-person events that inform, empower and connect. Dirigo Speaks presents conversations throughout the year with civic leaders, change makers, artists and business leaders shaping Maine’s future. Read More
On a chilly late October evening at the Bangor Opera House, Gary Allen shared his inspiration and vision for the Millinocket Marathon: Like the annual Burning Man festival in the California desert, Allen believes the growing energy -- and dollars spent at local businesses -- at this free running event can change the prospects of the community. Read More