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Bangor writer debuts colorful new novel, “American Vaudeville”

By Emily Burnham on Aug. 08, 2016, at 10:10 a.m.
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Kelley Dean of Levant creates huge chalk drawings with her daughter, Ava.

Levant mom uses chalk art to liven up the long days of summer

By Jodi Hersey on Aug. 08, 2016, at 10 a.m.
Dancers rehearse for Alison Chase/Performance's new work, "Dancing With Steel."

Renowned choreographer to ‘dance with steel’ in seven outdoor spots across the state

By Emily Burnham on July 25, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
Alison Chase has had plenty of experience bringing her modern dance troupe, Alison Chase/Performance, into unorthodox venues, from art museums to granite quarries.

Who was R.B. Hall? Bangor Band hosts statewide celebration of march composer

By Emily Burnham on June 21, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Tracey Marceron stands in the new rehearsal space, across the street from her theater space, the Next Generation Theatre, on Center Street in Brewer.

Brewer theater and arts school expands, teaches the ‘next generation’ of artists

By Emily Burnham on June 14, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.

Peeling back ‘layers of history’ at the Winterport Union Meeting House

By Emily Burnham on June 06, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.
Despite being situated in the center of downtown Winterport, few people living today have ever set foot inside the Union Meeting House.
Julie Lisnet and Ron Lisnet play Basil and Sibyl Fawlty in Ten Bucks Theatre Company's new show.

Three local theaters offer unique array of shows and talent this May in Bangor region

By Emily Burnham on April 26, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
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Hermon Girl Scouts are helping to feed seniors and needy folks in their community. Back row left :  Makayla Doherty, Ella Campbell, Haley Wadsworth. Left middle:  Kylie Larkin and Lexi Crawford. Front left: Halo Acosta and Jamie Russell

Hermon Girl Scouts serve a delicious monthly meal to seniors in their community

By Jodi Hersey on April 25, 2016, at 10:34 a.m.
At the Bangor Symphony Orchestra's soiree fundraiser earlier this month; left to right, BSO violinist Sascha Zaburdaeva, Maestro Lucas Richman and Eric Mihan; Kaitlyn Parker Bray and Isaac Bray are on the right, and who will not be featured at Sunday's BSO concert.

From Puccini to Pearl Jam: Bangor singer to make local debut with BSO this Sunday

By Emily Burnham on April 20, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
Courtesy Memorymaker Photography. Convention goers watch a panel at the 2015 Bangor Comic & Toy Con.

Uhura, Admiral Ackbar and Mini-Me among guests at Bangor’s Comic & Toy Convention

By Emily Burnham on April 04, 2016, at 11:01 a.m.
The second Bangor Comic & Toy Con is set for April 8-10, again at the Cross Center.

Log rolling, water polo and scuba diving among aquatic offerings at Bangor YMCA

By Jodi Hersey on March 21, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.

Kitchen design a family tradition at new Bangor design company

By Emily Burnham on March 16, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
Folks from Mad Science of Maine give a demonstration at the 2015 Maine Science Festival.

Owls, Minecraft and a math genius, all weekend at the Maine Science Festival in Bangor

By Emily Burnham on March 14, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Dominick Varney and Brianne Beck star in Penobscot Theatre's production of "The Last Five Years."

Love, loss and lots of beautiful music in PTC’s “The Last Five Years”

By Emily Burnham on March 08, 2016, at 9:57 a.m.
“The beautiful thing about this show, however, is that I think anyone that’s ever been in love and anyone that’s ever had their heart broken can empathize with it.”

‘I build happy children': Winterport man builds nearly 5,000 little red carts for kids

By Emily Burnham on March 07, 2016, at 10:42 a.m.
Cast members from Some Theatre Company's "Clue: The Musical," including Paul Allen, Logan Tripp, Corissa Bither, Jessica Weiner, Shayne Bither and Randolph M. Jones.

Some Theatre Company to get a ‘Clue,’ bring fresh blood into performance

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 23, 2016, at 9:53 a.m.
Lynn Stark, founder and owner of Samsara Exotic Animal Refuge, cares for a llama, one of the more than 150 animals living at the refuge.

Samsara Exotic Animal Refuge in Greenfield Township holds a ‘barn-raiser’ benefit

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 16, 2016, at 1:33 p.m.
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Great Maine Outdoor Weekend winter edition offers slate of Bangor area activities

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 10, 2016, at 10:59 a.m.
Noel Paul Stookey poses for a photo at his home studio in Blue Hill.

Bangor Symphony Pops concert to feature the music of love, sung by Noel Paul Stookey

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 08, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
Steve Santiago, right, and his son, Steve, will open A Taste of Sunshine in Maine in Brewer this Saturday.

Cubano sandwiches, other Latin Caribbean treats on menu at new Brewer eatery

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 02, 2016, at 9:37 a.m.
“It’s hearty, and it’s flavorful. It’s not spicy. It’s flavorful,” Steve Santiago said. “We’re starting with sandwiches, to get people used to it, and then we’ll introduce other dishes as we move along.”