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Short post today cuz my mammy is coming into town. If you're ever looking for cool places to take out-of-staters and to rhetorically answer their ever-present question, "Why do you live here?" You say: "Cocktail hour offered by Point Lookout every Wednesday from 4-6 pm." It's not something they advertise--but it's open to everyone and that's why I'm bringing it to you in The Killer Convo. Sipping a 'tini at the top of Ducktrap Mountain overlooking the islands of Penobscot Bay almost makes living here in February worth it.
Okay, here's the roundup. Some wonky stuff this weekend, the way we likes it.
Thursday, June 24 6:30-8:30 pm
If you like found art or mixed media projects, this is a terribly creative way to destroy and recreate an old book. An Altered Books Art Project with Carolyn Brown will be offered at the Appleton library June 24, July 1 and July 8. Brown will also offer a Science Fiction/Fantasy Art experience on July 22, July 29 and Aug. 5; both art sessions will be held at the library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will include all materials and instruction. Enrollment at each session is limited to 15 students with a commitment to attend all three classes. Students can register by calling the library at 785-5656.
Mortified- Rock City Books and Coffee
Friday, June 25 8 pm
We've all been waiting for this. This is shaping up to be a night of hilarity--so prepare to witness total middle school humiliation as entertainment! See my my earlier post for more details.
*Witness adults performing excerpts from adolescent journals, letters, poems, lyrics, stories and more.
*Bad Teen Poetry Slam: Bring your worst poem from your teen years and compete for prizes—whichever is voted by the audience as the worst will triumph!
*Live music featuring acoustic renderings of songs you loved to hate and couldn’t help but love when you were 14
*Special food & drinks for the event, and deals on Mortified books
Pecha Kucha-Tarratine Bingo Hall
Friday, June 25, Belfast, 7 pm
Rivaling Mortified this evening is the second 2010 Pecha Kucha Night in midcoast Maine on Friday, June 25, at 7 p.m. at the Tarratine Tribe/Bingo Hall, 153 Main Street in Belfast. Eight individuals have been chosen to give a fast-paced presentation on their work, showing 20 images for 20 seconds each, to be followed by discussion and socializing. Light refreshments will be served. Pecha Kucha Night is open to the public; doors open at 6 p.m. There is a $5 admission fee.
Saturday June 26, Rockport Harbor
Kastle Funkton Entertainment presents an all ages concert. Bring chairs/blankets/food to grill and enjoy the beauty of Rockport Harbor. There is no rain date for this, so let's hope for some great summer weather! Great local musicians to perform (all styles of music, from funk to folk to tribal and jazz) Performance art and children's art table. Bring out the whole family (even that bent out of shape uncle), your groove slippers and have fun. Raffle prizes, laughter and sunshine!!! This is a free event w/ donations welcome(please support your local musicians) For more info, please contact John Orlando on Facebook or firstname.lastname@example.org .......................... eya at the harbah!!!
Roots and Tendrils-Belfast
Saturday June 26
An awesome line-up of award winning musicians! Audrey Ryan, a Somerville based (but MDI born) one-woman indie rock show, and Boston folk quartet, The Points North, will be performing. Check them out here.
Stay tuned for the art walks next week in Belfast and Rockland! Art, free wine. Fun, fun!
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