Arts & Culture

For the Love of Art and Family

For the Love of Art and Family

I said I was going to write some posts over the winter holidays for my art student blog mylatestart, but I didn't. I had good intentions. You know where that often leads!

Read more ...

The Maine Top Ten!

The Maine Top Ten!

It's been quite a journey so far, but we panelists for the Maine Readers' Choice Award have whittled the list down to the Top Ten.

READ MORE

Dave Matthews Band to play at Bangor's Waterfront Pavilion

Dave Matthews Band to play at Bangor's Waterfront Pavilion
“A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews Band” Will Feature the group performing two sets each night

Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, February 7

Bangor, Maine  -- Waterfront Concerts is proud to announce the third installment of the Machias SavingsBank Concert Series, “A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band”, LIVE at Darling’sWaterfront Pavilion in Bangor, ME, Friday, June 6, 2014.

In 2013, Rolling Stone put Dave Matthews Band on its list of the “50 Greatest Live Acts RightNow,” observing, “Two decades in, DMB still know how to surprise their fans.” The group’s 2014 NorthAmerican summer tour may be its most surprising yet.

Movies: My Favorites of 2013

Movies: My Favorites of 2013

This will be my final movie review for wcsh6.com.  For the past three years I’ve greatly enjoyed many hours in darkened theaters and my efforts to explain to you precisely why I did or did not like what I saw there.  I think by now you probably know the kind of movies I like:  ones with good scripts, smart directing and clever casting.

So let’s gather by the electronic fireplace and look back at my favorites from the year that is now ending -- a particularly good one for movies.  Here they are in order of excellence, but all are surely worth seeing.

Learning to Draw Portraits. I Gave Myself a Facelift Because I Could

Learning to Draw Portraits. I Gave Myself a Facelift Because I Could

My final drawing assignment was a giant self-portrait. 18 x 24-inch. Really, really big. I can't believe my first semester of art school is already over. Like everything wonderful in life, it sped by like a snap of the fingers.

Read more ...