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2 Thursday November 11 2010 THE WEEKLY Arts Entertainment Murder mayhem mean at Orono High ORONO Take a team of writers who get along a has-been actress a cynical director a philandering producer and his acid-tongued wife Add two starlets vying for the leading role and two men competing for one affections along with a cast of misfits Throw in a hard-boiled detective with Broadway fantasies and what do you get? Murder mayhem and mystery will abound in the awardwinning musical comedy on stage at 7 pm Thursday and Friday Nov 18-19 and 8 pm Saturday Nov 20 at Orono High School Tickets at the door will be $7 for adults $5 for students was written by Fred Ebb and John Kander with book by Rupert Homes It opened on Broadway in 2007 winning multiple Tony and Drama Desk nominations and awards The show is set in 1959 Boston where a new musical with Elizabeth Nelson as Niki Norah Bird as Georgia Conall Molloy as Aaron Blaise Collett as Carmen Siobhan Harrity as Belling Alex Bulteel as Oscar Sarah Bishop as Bambi Joe Paul as Bobby Carson Foley as Grady Nick Peterson as Sidney and Krystal Mudgett as Mudgie The show also features Audrey Landis Jesse Amar Alex Bernard Olivia Hecker Brianna Pickering Paul Robinson Lillie Mayfield Hannah Cole Anna Weigang Emilie Seavey Mindy Adams Justin Brooks Elizabeth Bernard Kelsey St Louis Heather Hastey and Jessica Cartwright Proceeds from ticket sales as well as from refreshment and flower concessions will support performing arts programs at Orono High School The music drama and speech and debate perform- has launched its pre-Broadway run Opening night turns into closmg night for one cast member who is murdered during curtain call a toss-up whether dismal reviews will destroy the show or the mounting body count wipes out its cast and producers Thanks to rehearsals rewrites and a detective who combines police procedure with musical talent and romance the show just might go on Directed by Chris Luthin with musical direction by Terrence Henry and choreography by Molly Schenck features student actors dancers and musicians from Orono Glenburn Veazie and surrounding communities Production assistance is provided by Sandy Cyrus and members of the Orono Community Theatre Lt Frank Cioffi will be played by Max Birgfeld Davis Who will become leading lady? Elizabeth Nelson as Niki Sarah Bishop as Bambi and Norah Bird as Georgia will take the stage Nov 18-20 In at Orono High School ances have earned many honors leading learning centers performances awards at regional state for students interested in the arts at Orono High School visit and national levels earning arts wwwriversidersuorg or call OHS its reputation as one of the For more information about 866-4916 magic conventions and only very rarely entered a magic shop Nevertheless IBM Ring 362 salutes his skill in this contest is a term for a style of magic in which the magician performs for a group of people without being elevated on a stage Parlor magic flourished in the early 20th century as movies and television vastly reduced the size of audiences for large theatrical shows Magicians skilled at parlor magic found many opportunities in nightclubs bars and restaurants Members of the audience will vote for their favorite performer who will win the Choice Award Like the Orono High School seniors will present Like the at 7 pm Saturday Dec 4 and 6 pm Sunday Dec 12 at the school The first week of dancing on Dec 4 will be preceded by a spaghetti dinner pm in the cafeteria The finale will be held the next week can be previewed by visiting the PICA website at wwwpicaws Peace Through Interameri-can Community Action is a grass-roots organization based in Bangor All auction proceeds go to support work for social and economic justice in Maine and El Salvador Those with something they would like to donate for the auction should contact PICA Auction Coordinator Ellen Gray at ellengpicaws Parlor magic contest BANGOR Ring 362 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians will hold the third annual Max Malini Parlor Magic Contest at 5 pm Tuesday Nov 16 at the Bangor Public Library The performance is open to the public with no admission fee The contest honors the memory of Max Malini 1873-1942 a highly creative sleight-of-hand artist known for his audacity and for his use of everyday objects as props Malini gave command performances for the crowned heads of Europe and several American presidents Ironically Malini never took part in tural According to Grandmaison the University of Maine Muse-run of Art will host Todd Too Short to Use: Recent and Ilya Pointed photographs The newly opened Central Street Farmhouse will host painter Annie Kuhn and her daughter photography student Hannah Kuhn Artist Chris Peary will open his Central Street studio for the first time showing drawings and paintings Advanced Placement art students from Bangor High School and Brewer High School will exhibit their work at the Maine Discovery Museum is an excellent opportunity for my students to exhibit their work and to become aware of the range of talent in the said Bangor High School art teacher Kal Elmore Artwalk will expose these young artists to many new ideas and possibilities always fun and inspiring on so many Other venues and artists include One Lupine Fiber Arts featuring the work of owner and fiber artist Jodi Clayton Cumming is in his ninth season with the Hartford Symphony He previously was resident conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony and music director of the nationally acclaimed Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra As resident conductor of the Florida Orchestra from 1989 to 1993 Cumming conducted a recording of the Spangled with Whitney Houston and the Florida Orchestra for Super Bowl XXV Cumming has led La Orques-ta Ciudad de Granada in Spain the South Bohemian State Orchestra in the Czech Republic the BBC Ulster Orchestra in Northern Ireland and most recently the Sinfonica di Roma In the US he has conducted the Philharmonic orchestras of Los Angeles Rochester and Buffalo as well the San Diego Ore S2699 2 Cash Price A Trustworthy Dependable FAMILY OWNED Company for over 60 YEARS tocattoa SMciAc Ji' Wtviv At the Facebook page Downtown Artwalk BANGOR The Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative is gearing up for what promises to be its largest Artwalk ever The public is invited to stroll the streets of Bangor 5-9 pm Friday Nov 19 to view the work of artisans of all kinds from jewelry makers and painters to printmakers and photographers More than 70 local artists will exhibit at 23 downtown venues And new for the event participating restaurants will feature a menu item specially created to reflect their interpretation of the of launched the first Art-walk in March 2009 with just over a dozen artists said Liz Grandmaison president of the Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative which formed soon after the first event November we have six times as many artists showing an amazingly diverse scope of she said think the growth of this event confirms Greater interest in art and things cul Stefan Jackiw will highlight the program at 3 pm Sunday Nov 14 at the Collins Center for the Arts on the UM campus Jackiw began playing the violin at age 4 He earned a degree from Harvard University and an Artist Diploma from the New England Conservatory in Boston Pictures That Tux Worth a thousand words Picture from the Past QiOsgcdsO SSMM-HMSk FREE 247 Technic Support Instart Messaging keep your buddy fed 10 mi addmMt wtt WtebmaM Custom Start Page news wnltwr monl Sign Up OnNna! wwwLoolNet cow 945-0245 LocalNef 1-888-488-7265 ARTS NEWS Gaming Day at library Bangor Public Library and the Game Citadel of Bangor are taking part in National Gaming Day your library an American Library Association event From 10 am to 2 pm Saturday Nov 13 the public is invited to compete playing Wii Sports Resort games and a variety of board games including Settlers of Catan Ticket to Ride other new-generation board games and traditional board games such as Scrabble chess and Monopoly Drawings for $20 gift certificates to the Game Citadel will be held every hour of the gaming day At the end of the day top scorers and board game win- ners will be eligible for a drawing of five $30 gift certificates to the Game Citadel Everyone who participates in the Bangor gaming day will receive a free gift To learn more about this event contact Patrick Layne at the library E-mail him at playnebpllibmeus call 947-8336 ext 127 or drop by the library Information and updates are available through BSO Continued from Page 1 Baltimore Indianapolis Milwaukee Minnesota Nashville Oregon Rochester San Francisco Seattle St in New York and Utah among many other ensembles In 2000 Jackiw made his European debut in London with the Philharmonia Orchestra a performance that was featured on a Times front page Jackiw also has performed in Europe with the Orchestra Phil-harmonique de Strasbourg the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra del Mag-gio Musicale Fiorentino the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic the Ulster Orchestra of Ireland the Seoul Philharmonic and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orch-ester Berlin cKume iw in and hosting Abram Barrett from of Liz Grandmaison Karen and Bob Littlefield and Kathy Lena The Bennett Gallery will host Betty Overlock Bangor Art Society members will show at American Home Bank and the Peace and Justice Center will display from Panama: Traditional Maps offering a complete listing of artists and venues and easy-to-follow directions showing how to find them are available at all hosting locations and at Bangor Wine and Cheese Metropolitan Soul University of Maine Museum of Art and For more information contact Liz Grandmaison at 947-2894 or lizglizgrandmai-soncom PICA benefit auction The 24th PICA Benefit Auction will be held 3-6 pm Saturday Nov 20 at Union Street Brick Church 126 Union St JChe event will feature both silent and live auctions with a great variety of items up for bid weekend getaways jewelry pottery and much more Items gon San Antonio Santa Barbara and Detroit symphony orchestras In Asia he has conducted the Singapore Symphony and most recently made his Israeli debut with the Sheva Sinfoniet-ta Richman will return for the Jan 16 concert the highlight of which will be 2009 Cleveland International Piano Competition winner Martina Filjak who will perform Piano Concerto No 2 The orchestra also will perform Symphony No 5 Tickets to the Nov 14 concert start at $16 for adults and $10 for students Call the Collins Center of the Arts at 581-1755 or 800-622-TTXX or visit wwwbangorsympho-nyorg SPREAD THE SCHOOL NEWS E-mail weeMyebangordailynewsnet Our Everyday Low Cash Price Offers: Senior Citizen Discount 30-Day Cash Discount With Credit Approval UHeap customers welcome i' I 4 i 1' 1 I )i OPHNSEVFN I DAKAWLLKi ALL YOU CANEATJ I I I sn IMS ONBUiTEIT not tie oomDmed Yveh sv omer Colleges UMaine and Dickinson ORONO The presidents of the University of Maine and Dickinson College a top liberal arts college in Pennsylvania have signed an articulation agreement to formalize academic collaboration in areas of mutual strength and interest The new arrangement will facilitate priority admission of Dickinson students into the UMaine Master of Arts in Global Policy program in the School of Policy and International Affairs Beginning in fall 2011 eligible Dickinson graduates can begin preparing academically for a fifth-year of Global Policy degree at UMaine which they could earn in 15 months of graduate study according to Jim Set-tele assistant director of SPIA Dickinson students who are accepted conditionally into the program would take courses during their senior year that would be applied toward the upon matriculation at UM Similarly UMaine students interested in pursing a in global policy through SPIA also could begin preparing as undergraduates for the program The affiliation is expected to expand to faculty exchanges between the two institutions teaching or research collaboration and joint seminars conferences classes and cultural programs involving both faculty and students at Dickinson in Carlisle Pa and UMaine Activities could involve distance-learning technologies according to the agreement signed by UMaine President Robert Kennedy and Dickinson President William Durden expanded and formalized 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