“The Harbor, Sea Smoke,” by Peter Ralston.

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Rockland gallery featuring Ralston images

Blue Raven Gallery at 374 Main Street in Rockland announces its first collaborative exhibition on Aug. 18 with an opening reception 5-7 p.m. featuring the pre-eminent Maine photographer Peter Ralston and his release of a new, limited-edition suite of large prints, The Raven Edition. The exhibition will include over 50… SEE MORE
David Vickery in his Cushing studio.

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David Vickery visits Olson Wharf

In an Instagram post in early June, painter David Vickery shared a recent painting, “Flag Buoys, Olson Wharf,” accompanied by this cursory description: “Down at the end of my road, where there’s usually something interesting.” Vickery lives on a lane off Hathorne Point Road in Cushing, a quarter mile from… SEE MORE
book jacket

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Home to Downeast for compass reset

Just East of Nowhere By Scot Lehigh (Islandport Press, 2023) Anyone passingly familiar with Eastport will recognize it immediately in Scot Lehigh’s new novel, Just East of Nowhere. We get a tour of the place in the first pages when young Dan Winters gets off a bus at Perry Corner… SEE MORE

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Washington County atlas revived

If you enjoy exploring old maps, photos, and other pathways of Downeast history, you’ll find inspiration in artist-editor Jane Crosen’s new Coastwise edition of Colby’s 1881 Atlas of Washington County. For over 40 years the Penobscot mapmaker has been creating hand-drawn maps of Maine coastal and lake regions, published as… SEE MORE
The Burnurwurbskek Singers, a Penobscot male drum group, performs at Cadillac Mountain Summit. PHOTO: COURTESY WILL NEWTON, FRIENDS OF ACADIA

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Cultural Connects program returns to Acadia

The Cultural Connections program returns to Acadia National Park after a year-long hiatus. This programming provides visitors to Acadia with the opportunity to learn from Maine’s Native artists, musicians, and scholars via bi-weekly summer demonstrations. Not only does the Cultural Connections program provide an important platform to support Wabanaki artists… SEE MORE