BY MORGAN ROGERS The Colby College Museum of Art, now the largest art exhibition space in Maine, held a community celebration with art, live music, and free food on July 14, 2013. The new Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion opened to the public with an additional 10,000 square feet of exhibition space. The celebration’s centerpiece was the installation of “The Lunder Collection: […]
Classical music is loved, celebrated and fostered at the Bowdoin International Music Festival By Ramona du Houx and Morgan Rogers in Maine Insights As the music from five students filled the air with Karen Tanaka’s Invisible Cure, a contemporary chamber music piece from Japan, everyone present at Bowdoin College was enthralled. The piece was performed with such bravado and intensity […]
In Gardiner, Maine the annual Holiday Pottery Shop has been selling handcrafted artisan works from December 8th. Adding to the creative economy that has revitalized downtowns across the state this holiday shop offers unique pottery, scarves, jewelry and treasures awaiting discovery. The Holiday Pottery Shop is located at 287 Water Street in Gardiner and will be open 10-6 everyday until […]
When Marty Pottenger came to Portland, Maine seven years ago after living in New York City she felt compelled to get involved with her community. With fresh insights she took on challenges most people would shy away from and perceived she could inspire like-minded citizens to help their city through art. Since then, her arts nonprofit Terra Motto Inc.has partnered […]
Maine Insights — Statewide newsmagazine Maine Insights hopes to inspire people to become actively involved their communities and state politics by highlighting the work people in Maine are doing to make a difference in the lives and livelyhoods of Mainers. The publication highlights the positive areas of Maine’s economy that are growing with reports on the legislature, innovation, inventions, and the creative economy. Maine Insights is known for in-depth reports and interviews with the people who make change happen for the betterment of Maine. It also reports on areas where justice is not being served so change might happen.
“In a time where slogans of a few words capture a position, and controversy swirls with each news cycle, On Point offers refreshing and timely insights from a new generation of young elected officials in the eternal struggle to build a more perfect union,” wrote Senator George J. Mitchell in his introduction to On Point: Voices and Values of the […]