The TR talks with Paula Poundstone on humor, technology, and why she loves Maine

Comedian, award-winning author and frequent panelist on NPR’s quiz show “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” Paula Poundstone will bring her stand-up to Maine in July for a series of shows in Rockland, Brownfield and Ogunquit. More...

Bowdoin International Music Festival returns for 53rd season

BRUNSWICK This summer the Bowdoin International Music Festival enters its 53rd season of teaching, learning, inspiration and collaboration in music. The festival aims to create a strong sense of community through their public concerts and events. More...

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WEEK OF SUN, JUNE 25

ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20   Aries, even if you want to take the lead on something, you have to pay attention to the chain of command in this situation. This may require you to play second fiddle for a little while.  TAURUS Apr. More...

Wiscasset Art Walk opens June 29

Guest artists and special events add to village activities

WISCASSET   The fifth season of Wiscasset Art Walk, which takes place in the Wiscasset village center, begins June 29 and runs from 5-8 p.m.  More...

Tim Sample to perform July 29 in Boothbay

BOOTHBAY HARBOR Boothbay Harbor native Tim Sample’s New England humor has gained him a national following. More...

Plein Air painting and drawing workshop at Castle Tucker

WISCASSET   Join artist Jennifer Linskey on June 29 for a day of painting and drawing at historic Castle Tucker, overlooking the Sheepscot River and Wiscasset Harbor. Beginners are welcome.  More...

Navy Band Northeast coming to Boothbay

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Pirate Rendezvous announces primary beneficiaries

DAMARISCOTTA   The Damariscotta River Pirate Rendezvous will continue a tradition of fundraising for local nonprofits when the event returns on Saturday; announcing three area food support groups as primary beneficiaries.  More...

Folk Dance Brunswick

Cut a rug every Friday at People Plus

BRUNSWICK Every Friday night at People Plus in Brunswick, 20-30 locals get together and dance the night away. More...

10 ways to enjoy BIMF for free

BRUNSWICK   Each summer, the Bowdoin International Music Festival brings artist instructors, performers, soloists and pre-professional classical musicians from around the world to Bowdoin College in Brunswick for six weeks of intensive chamber m More...

Star of MSMT production ‘Always, Patsy Cline’ calls Brunswick a ‘special place’

BRUNSWICK   Christine Mild, the Chicago based singer and actress and star of Maine State Music Theatre’s June show,”Always, Patsy Cline,” said although she grew up in what she calls a silent home, she and her mother, Theresa, w More...

Pop-up boutique fundraiser during 3rd Friday Art Walk

BATH   Wicked Good Boutique will be selling items from the LuLaRoe clothing line during Bath’s 3rd Friday Art Walk at the Patten Free Library on June 16 from 4-7 p.m. as a fundraiser for the library. More...

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WEEK OF SUN, JUNE 18

ARIES Mar. 21 - Apr. 20 You may find yourself easily annoyed this week, Aries. Surround yourself with positive people so you’re not pulled into the doldrums. You will snap out of this funk. TAURUS Apr. 21 - May 21 More...

Midcoast Community Chorus Concert to ‘Lift Us Up’ for Meals on Wheels

ROCKPORT Midcoast Community Chorus will present their annual Spring concert “Lift Us Up” on Saturday at 7 p.m., at the Strom Auditorium, Camden Hills Regional High School, on Route 90, in Rockport. More...

Resurgence presents contemporary ballet at the Chocolate Church

BATH   Resurgence Dance Company’s “We Are Rebels,” written and directed by Ashley Steeves, returns to the Chocolate Church Arts Center in Bath at 7 p.m. June 23 and 24 and 2 p.m. on June 25.  More...

Bath Summer Arts offers art and music camp for kids 4-9

BATH Bath Summer Arts will be offering a weekly half-day art and music camp in downtown Bath during the month of July. More...

Altered Books Workshop

ROCKLAND   Join Rockland Public Library on Saturday at 11 a.m. to ‘turn old into art.’ Fold, draw, tear, cut, and paint discarded books to make them into works of art. Miss Katie will show some of her examples. More...

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Burlesque show highlights vintage form of dance   BATH — On Saturday, the summer begins with Red Hot & Ladylike and Bath’s own Wicked Burlesque dance troupes as they present The Frisky Business Burlesque Show on the main stage of More...

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ wins best score, book at Tonys

NEW YORK “Dear Evan Hansen,” the touching, heartfelt musical about young outsiders, has won three big Tony Awards — best book, score and orchestrations. More...

Glenne Headly dead at 62

NEW YORK   Glenne Headly, an early member of the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company who went on to star in films and on TV, died Thursday night, according to her agent. She was 62. More...