Arts & Culture

Brad Paisley is coming to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Brad Paisley is coming to the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion

Grammy Award winning Country artist, Brad Paisley, announced today his first ever concert in Bangor, Maine at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion on Sunday, June 15 as part of the Machias Savings Bank Concert Series. 

Tickets on sale Friday, March 14 at 10:00 a.m.

“Amazing Lou” magic show in Lewiston

LEWISTON, Maine --  “Amazing Lou” will be presenting a “March Magic Show” at the Lewiston Memorial Armory, 65 Central Avenue, on March 15, 2014. A seasoned full-time professional magician, he has had 20 years of experience, and his love of children brings a sense of joy to each performance!

Doors will open at 12 noon, and the show will begin at 1 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased by calling either 513-3059 or 513-3005.  The cost is $5 for ages 13 & over and $3 for ages 12 and under.  Tickets will also be available at the door.  A highlight of the event will be a bicycle drawing, and food will be sold at the concession stand.  Proceeds will benefit the Lewiston Senior Citizens Program/activities.

Convergence: engaging in the milieu

Convergence: engaging in the milieu

When I first met Francine Schrock, she had just finished creating a beautiful mural for a memory care facility in Portland. Her grandmother died of Alzheimer's, so the project had special meaning and she went on to paint more murals in other facilities. You can read about the first mural in my health and wellness blog Catching Health.

Stuart, Hofmann highlight Narals Comedy Night

Stuart, Hofmann highlight Narals Comedy Night

Comedy is on the menu as some of Maine's best stand-up comedians will perform at Narals Restaurant in Auburn, Friday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. Lewiston comedian Mark Turcotte will host Ian Stuart, Tim Hofmann, Sam Pelletier and Connor McGrath.

Stuart writes for The 420 Times and his debut album "Day Drinker" is available on Acuity Records. Hofmann produces shows the Laugh Shack, an underground comedy club in Portland. Pelletier has performed and produced shows in Maine and Vermont, and McGrath performed at the 2012 PortFringe Festival and co-hosts “That's Just It! With Connor and Kurt” which airs on Community Television Network in Southern Maine.

General admission tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door. Narals, an American, Arabic and Greek Restaurant & Bar, is located at 34 Court Street, Auburn. The show is for ages 21-plus. More information is available at http://markturcotte.com.