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Play Is All Around

Close to ocean, lakes, and mountains and with a superb river flowing right by, there is not limit to the outdoor recreation opportunities. Now, a growing number of restaurants and after-work possibilities mean it’s easy to be with family and friends. And the larger cities to the south are an easy drive. Let the fun begin!

Emerge Film Festival Announces Schedule

by GeneGeiger on May 26, 2014

Things are heating up for the inaugural Emerge Film Festival, opening on June 13! The Festival board of directors has released the final film schedule, including more than 40 short, documentary and feature films from Maine, the U.S. and the world. Details for the two-day Lewiston/Auburn, Maine event are outlined on the newly developed website: emergefilmfestival.org. […]

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Emerge Film Festival Is Born

by GeneGeiger on March 26, 2014

Filmmaker Ramsey Tripp unveils the Emerge Film Festival logo. The festival will take place June 14 at the Franco Center in Lewiston. The announcement of the new film festival was made Tuesday at the Franco Center after it was announced that the Lewiston Auburn Film Festival was canceled. Organizers of the new festival said tickets […]

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Baxter Expands Into Adventure Races

by GeneGeiger on February 22, 2014

Layabouts beware: local brewmeister Baxter Brewing has officially launched an ultimate way to work off a beer gut: a series of adventure races and outdoor excursions in which participants can ski, climb and dash across New England. Dubbed Baxter Outdoors, it is the brainchild of some local talent: there’s Luke Livingston, founder and president of […]

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Bates Dance Festival 2014

by GeneGeiger on February 11, 2014

LEWISTON — The Bates Dance Festival has announced its 2014 season of public events, taking place July 8 through Aug. 9 on the Bates College campus. Presenting stunning new works, the renowned contemporary artists appearing at the six-week festival are Prometheus Dance, Camille A. Brown & Dancers, David Dorfman Dance and Vincent Mantsoe | Yin […]

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A National Treasure Lives Here

by GeneGeiger on February 11, 2014

Frank Glazer Shows Us 99 Is Only A Number  What do Frank Sinatra, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday, Orson Welles and Ingrid Bergman have in common with Frank Glazer, pianist and artist-in-residence at Bates College? They were all born in 1915 — 99 years ago. But only Glazer is still performing. Saturday night, in honor of […]

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