In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Bangor Public Library is hosting the twelfth annual POETS/SPEAK!, Wednesday, April 23 from 4:15-8 p.m. POETS/SPEAK! is one of the largest free poetry events in Maine. This year will feature more than 25 well-known and emerging poets, University of Maine student poets, local Poetry Outloud winners, and book sales and signings. Live jazz will be provided by saxophonist Jay Bregman and the Swingmatism Quintet from 4:15-4:50 p.m., and this year also features an homage to the late social, political, and environmental activist poets Amiri Baraka, Maxine Kumin, and José Emilio Pacheco.
by Morgan Rogers Pottery is very much alive and well in Maine and offers visitors a unique view inside workshops during the annual Maine Pottery Tour. Maine artisan studios across the state open their doors for tours during Mother’s Day weekend in May. “The Maine Pottery Tour was started when Lori Watts of Fine Mess Pottery contacted several potters in […]