ROCKLAND - The Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) is pleased to announce its 2016 exhibition schedule at the art center's new campus at 21 Winter Street, Rockland, Maine. CMCA’s striking new building, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Toshiko Mori and constructed by Cold Mountain Builders, will open to the public on June 26, 2016. Three compelling solo exhibitions of work by artists Jonathan Borofsky, Alex Katz, and Rollin Leonard kick off the inaugural season. Late summer exhibitions will showcase the work of Don Voisine and Lauren Henkin, followed by the 2016 CMCA Biennial in the fall. The new facility provides more than 5,500 square feet of exceptional gallery space for the presentation of work by contemporary artists. The 11,500-square-foot facility includes three exhibition galleries (one of which doubles as a lecture hall/performance space), a gift shop, an ArtLab classroom, and a 2,200-square-foot courtyard.
BANGOR - Bangor Ballet’s Board of Directors has announced that Ivy Clear-Forrest will retire as Artistic Director following this month’s performances of The Sleeping Beauty, to be performed April 9 at 7 pm at the Bucksport Performing Arts Center and April 10 at 4 pm at the Gracie Theatre in Bangor.
Police investigate death in The Forks
THE FORKS – Maine State Police continue to investigate the death of a young woman along Route 201 in The Forks early Sunday morning.
Detectives are looking into whether she may have jumped from a moving pickup truck driven by her boyfriend.
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