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The Public Theatre, located in downtown Lewiston, was named Best Theatre in this year’s Best of Maine Down East issue. Down East readers and editors selected their statewide favorites this year and The Public Theatre was the top choice for theatre in Maine, making it a destination for theater lovers across the state. “This is […]

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The arts are becoming an ever growing attraction to the LA area; the Bates dance festival is attracting big names. Award-winning dancer-choreographer Bebe Miller and her company return to the Bates Dance Festival to celebrate 25 years of dancemaking with the retrospective performance “A History” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, […]

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Bands on the Run Draws Runners

by Connor Regan on June 24, 2013

LEWISTON — More than 1,300 runners took to the streets of Lewiston and Auburn Sunday for the Museum L-A’s Bands on the Run 5k and half-marathon. The scene at the finish line at Simard-Payne Memorial Park resembled a carnival, with tents from local businesses, a kids obstacle course, food and a beer garden that attracted […]

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LEWISTON — From the whispered history of a prohibition-era speakeasy in Lewiston to a wealth of stories and musical instrument demonstrations by 97-year-old Carroll Poulin, a gallery reception held Saturday, June 15, launched Museum L-A’s new display, and it’s an essential destination for area residents and visitors. Among the fascinating elements of “The Roaring ’20s […]

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Looking to Retire? AARP picks Lewiston

by Connor Regan on June 17, 2013

Artists, nature lovers and owners of thick winter coats unite! Lewiston, a post industrial town on the Androscoggin River, has quietly emerged as peaceful artist community — and retirement outpost — 30 miles north of Portland. Lewiston is rarely mentioned these days without its companion city, Auburn, which occupies the opposing bank of the Androscoggin. […]

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