Arts & Entertainment

Fog locked the Ellsworth Public Library in a sea of gray, but the library’s Riverview Room felt sunny as some 20 children aged 10 months […]

Temple Blackwood, owner of Highland Woodturning in Castine, has been turning oak, cherry and other wood into bowls, spindles and other pieces since the early 1970s.

For seven weeks every summer, some of the nation’s most gifted young musicians flock to a wooded campus just off Route 15 in Blue Hill. […]

Erika Wibby Mitchell has opened Main Street Mercantile in a former gallery space.

At Gallery Mozelle, color and quality are common threads, whether it’s bold, mod-shaped enameled copper necklaces or zigzag- and dot-patterned glassware.

Two decades later, French conductor Ludovic Morlot will return to Hancock’s Monteux School and Music Festival to celebrate the world-renowned program’s 75th anniversary this summer. […]

Steve Valleau came to the Wendell Gilley Museum in 1985 looking for a summer job and he hasn’t left since. Valleau is the museum’s carver-in-residence […]

Walking into the Eastport Fabric Emporium, a kaleidoscope of colors and patterns greets the eye. True to its name, the Water Street store stocks all […]

A regular customer stopped in recently at Blue Hill Books looking for Elizabeth Rosenthal’s newly-released “An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How […]

For art lovers, the Downeast landscape boasts striking outdoor stone sculptures that pop up in 28 towns from Bucksport to Calais. Twenty-two more pieces await […]

From a distance, Jennifer Judd-McGee’s designs look like intricate drawings sketched with a fine-point pen. One piece depicts stick-thin trees on a green background. In […]

Dana Beal, Charles Alley, Melrose Beal and Mark Carver huddle around a well-worn wood table, where a steel cribbage board is the centerpiece, at Moosabec […]

Interestingly, food at the Wharf Gallery & Grill was an afterthought, just a way to lure people into the photo gallery.

It’s been 40 years, since Sherry and Ivan Rasmussen have created art — from origami stars and pottery to stained glass and watercolors — on and around West Street.

Looking to toss out mussel shells, sardine cans, crab parts, a broken shovel or an old pair of high heels? Such materials serve as canvases […]