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.
ORONO — American classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20, in Minsky Recital Hall at the University of Maine.
The Juilliard School graduate has played at correctional centers in Louisiana and Maryland and in 2014 she launched the “Bachpacking” initiative, wherein she takes a digital piano provided by Yamaha to public school classrooms to give interactive performances.
ELLSWORTH – The Grand presents “The End of the Tour” as the next film in its CineGrand series of the best recent movies, screening on Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, March 23 at 1 p.m. “The End of the Tour” is an intelligent road movie featuring an astonishing performance from Jason Segel, especially for those who only know him from his Judd Apatow (“Freaks and Geeks,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”) and kids’ movie roles (“The Muppets,” “Gulliver's Travels”). Ticket prices for CineGrand films are for general admission seating and are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and $5 for Grand members. Matinee movies tickets are $5 for everyone.
ORONO– Some Theatre Company is pleased to announce their production of “Clue: the Musical” on Feb. 26, 27, March 4, 5 at 7.30 p.m. and Feb 28, March 6 at 2 p.m. at the Keith Anderson Community House, Orono.
If you have ever played the popular Parker Brothers’ family board game, “Clue,” then you won't want to miss Some Theatre Company's newest production: “Clue: the Musical.”
HALLOWELL - The Kennebec Valley Art Association invites artists to submit artwork to Art2016, the 21st annual juried show at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell. Art2016 will be on view May 13 through June 18, 2016 and an opening reception will be held on Friday, May 13 from 5 to 8 with an awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Art2016 is open to all Maine artists and to any artist with a strong connection to Maine.
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