Arts & Entertainment

Growing-up outside Philadelphia in the 1950s and ’60s, Peter Beerits loved the “Western” genre, then at its peak. He recalls watching the whirling cinematic gunfight […]

After coming every summer for 30 years, Nancy Critchett is planting permanent roots on Mount Desert Island. In early May she, her sister and their […]

ADDISON Mayhew Library Association, Marilyn Rittenhouse, director. 290 Water St. [email protected] yahoo.com. CA BAILEYVILLE Woodland Public Library, Sylvia Brown, directors 169 Main St. 427-3235. CA BAR HARBOR Jesup Memorial […]

“There’s just so many things to learn about birds. In one lifetime you couldn’t begin to grasp it,” bird carver Wendell Gilley explains in a […]

Entering the Abbe Museum’s new exhibit “wolankeyutomon: Take Care of Everything,” visitors are greeted by an intricately woven pufferfish. It is crafted from brown ashwood […]

Jordan Camber and Dylan Kelley sit on logs, tightly fastening their tree-climbing gaffs or spikes, which will allow them to dig into the soft wood […]

The sculptures hanging above the washing machine at Kelly and Jane Littlefield’s house look like they belong in an art gallery. In fact, they’re already […]

A bell jingles when the door opens to Stubborn Cow Glass. Inside, the daylight illuminates a majestic peacock, spreading its iridescent train, created in stained […]

Customers drift in and out of Sihaya Hopkins’ gallery in Blue Hill.  Each person remarks on the beauty of the lampwork glass beads that form […]

BlackSheep Trading Company’s roadside signs offer “Deer and sheepskin gloves” and “Buy-one, get-one-free belts.”

Don’t blink or you might miss it. It may be a tiny pop of color tucked under a bush or bears artistic lettering and balances […]

Don Dunbar doesn’t shy away from grand photos. He once shot the East Quoddy Lighthouse on Campobello Island when the thermostat read 36 degrees below […]

Rosemary Levin is accomplished in rug hooking — an art form that involves pulling loops of yarn through a stiff woven base to create a […]

Afternoon sunlight streamed through the windows and soft guitar music filled the air at the Lighthouse Arts Center. The view of the Penobscot River’s deep […]

Pick any point in downtown Bar Harbor — a stretch of sidewalk, the front step of a restaurant, or a blade of grass on the […]